This is a repository of the the newsletters that the ICCC has produced over it's history. If you think you have a copy of one of our publications that isn't present here please get in contact, e-mail address is on the left. Like everything else on this website all this material is under a Creative Commons licence.
President's Piece I.C.C.C. goes to France Easterwater - A 'Banging' Trip to the New Extension The Gear Column - Underground Clothing - Light-Weight Lunacy - Alternative Caving Lamps Debbie's Tit-Bits
1984 Spring Term Cavig Meets Caving Trip Reports - Derbyshire 4-6 Nov. 1983 - Yorkshire 18-20 Nov. 1983 - South Wales 2-4 Dec. 1983 The Gear Column - Ladders and Lifelines - Fractionement et Deviation Viewpoint Debbie's Tit-Bits
1984 Summer Term Caving Meets Caving Trip Reports - Mendip 13-15 Jan. 1984 - Yorkshire 26-28 Jan. 1984 - South Wales 10-12 Feb. 1984 - Derbyshire 24-26 Feb. 1984 - Yorkshire 9-11 Mar. 1984 The Gear Column - 'Noeuds Amortisseurs' - Useful knots to know "That would make a good picture" Cavernas del Peru "It looks a bit desperate" Debbie's Tit-bits
No contents in original: 1985 Spring Term Caving Meets Editorial: ICCC Meets / Expedition Policy 1985 Onwards Caving Trip Reports - Mendip Otter Hole 22-24 Jun. 1984 Solo Caving - The Little Neath Incident Underground Survival And Outwards Bound Summer Re-Belays - How to pass them The Red Bolts News...News...News... Guidlines for cliquey trips Character Assasination Supplement Cartoon Cave Wars Part 1 Cave Wars Part 2 Caving Crossword
Committee & Activities Stop Press: French Tour 1985 A Hundred Years of Caving Letters to the Editor Singularly Ropey Technique More Letters Whernside - A Comment Meets List 1985/1986 Who should be next year's President? Pre-election BRiefing Yer Actual Welsh Crossword Solution Cartoons Cave Wars Part 3 Cavers Wordsearch (completed)
Committee and 1985/1986 Meets List Editorial News Letters - Expedition Policy - CRO Donation Thankyou - Whernside Closure General - Not the Boys from Brazil (Peru Expo) - Cave Instructor Training Course (Whernside) - South Pembrokeshire - England's Second Major Caving Area - Debolting - A History of Vertical Caving - 'Bear Rug' Cartoon Technical - Caving Ropes - The Caving Sit-Harness Review - The National Caving Conferance 21 Sept. 1985 The Caveway Code Caving Crossword Back-Stabbing Supplement - Cave Wars Part 4 - Mendips Caving - Quote Competition
Committee and 1986-1987 Meets List Editorial Expedition Extravaganza - Italy Summer 1987 - Cananda Expedition 1986 - Update on Peru - Operation Raleigh PHase 4B Souther Chile A personal Report by UK Venturer Debbie Armstrong Cavers Echoes - REPTILE Dodgi-Guides Ltd; A Holiday with a difference! - REPTILE GUIDEs - Exodus Expeditions Trekking - 'Fixed aids in Caves'; Point for Reflection A History of Underground Lighting Caverns Measureless to Man (Survey Problems) - 'Longueur? - Hargn!' Cartoon Back-Stabbing Section - Speleo Speal - Cave Warts Part 5 Letters to the Editor - Return to the Harrison Values? - A Worried Caver Writes Caving Acrostic Crossword Solution Tackle-Bag Cartoon
Committee & 1987/8 Meets List Editorial The Real Cave Wars Cave Photography - A Simple Guide Modern Vertical Technique Imperial College Caving Club - The First 25 Years Part 1 - Rumbling Hole Survey (1968) - Trou D'anaffed, Taza Maroc Survey (1971) - Lost Johns' Maypole Passage Extension Survey (1972) Cave Wars - Part 6 Caving Crossword
Committee 1987/8 Editorial President's Report 1987-88 Tickbox President's Report Imperial College Caving Club - The First 25 Years Part 2 - Morocco Surveys (1979) - Photo of Tripa Tis Nifis, Astraka, Greece - La Sima de Iraca, Ninabama, Peru Survey (1984) - Daily Telegraph June 12 1986 Clipping Summer Tour '88 Caving in the Apuan Alps of Northern Italy - Antro del Corchia - Complesso Figiera-Farolfi-Corchia Location Map Caverns, Chasms, Hollows & Holes The Hydrologo of the Uchkupisjo River Cave, Ninabamba, Peru - The Prospects for further exploration - Introduction - History of Exploration - Comparison of Hydrological Observations - Conclusions Cave Wars - Part 7 Cryptic Caving Crossword
Committee 1988-1989 Editorial President's Piece Summer Tour '89 Ropewalking Spain 88 South East Cave Rescue Organisation A cautionary 'tail Much Ado about Nothing - A supplement to the 'History of Underground Lighting' Issue 7 Leonardo da Vinci: Inventor of the multi-scender? So That's the Reason you go caving!!? Problems OLM Enterprises Present - Episode 1: The Great Caving Adventure Answers to 'Caverns, Chasms, Hollows & Holes' Issue 9 Caving Crossword Caving Supplies Ltd. (Spoof) Advert
Editorial & President's Bit - A Fresher's Eye View of IC3 Annual Report Summer Tour Elections A Name - What's in a Name? - Various Cave Entrance Photos - Beachy Head Cave, Eastbournce, Survey Solution to crossword Issue 10 Nylon Highway (A Critical Review) Caverns, Chasms, Hollows & Holes OLM Enterprises Present - Episode 2: The Darkness Beckons Problems For Sale
Editorial Speleology (But Mostly Other Things) in Sunny South Africa Caving in America So What Happened Anyway? - The Truth About Bullpot. - Photos of the Rescue - Rescue Rigging Guide (Bullpot) A Name - What's in a Name? Part 2 Winter Alpine Caving - Reseau Jean Bernard Survey Answers for Issue 11 Problems
Editorial President's Report Dave's Piece '89 Summer Tour in the Vercors, France '89 Summer Tour to the Vercors - Part II - Into the Lair of the Damned - Antre Des Damnes Survey The Czech Visit, August 1989 Christmas Visit to the Jura 1990 - Gouffre de Gros-Gadeau Survey - Baume des Cretes Survey - Gouffre du Paradis Survey - Reseau du Verneau Survey The Library The Italian Contact In Search of the Long Formations of Wookey Caverns, Chasms, Hollows & Holes The Duties of Club's Officers Answers for Issue 12 Brits on the Piss Tour '89 (or, The Last Great Caving Adventure)
Editorial President's Piece Letters - IC3 Through the Eyes of a Fresher - First Impression of IC3 - The Concerns of the Old Lags Summer Tour '90 - The Alternative Expedition - Reseau de la Den de Crolles (Survey) Cuevas y Habichuellas (Dominican Republic) Or: What I did in the summer holidays Strange but True A Name - What's in a Name? Part 3 A Few Rules about Using Club Gear Why Knot? - Why Not Story Time - A Night in the Cave Hanging Around London in the Summer! Caving Crossword / Word Fit Answers for Issue 11
Editorial Rob's Bit Letters Easter Visit to France - Reseau Bel Espoir_Diau Survey - Reseau du Verneau Survey Fermanagh - N. Ireland Christmas Tour 1990 - Area Map Radon in British Caves Dangling on a Silken Web of Steel A Name - What's in a Name? Part 4 Cave Formations - Chemistry - Stalagmites and Stalactites - Curatins and Draperies - Helectites - Flowstone - Rimstone Pools Chasms, Caverns, Hollows and Holes Caving Crossword / Word Fit Now and Then Members' Addresses
Bron's Burble Gear Review: Malham Carbide Generator Classic Caving on Monte Canin Slovenia 1991 Postojna: 170 Years of Tourism Under Durres: A Reconnaissance of Albania Deep Throat! Classic Caving: Operation -1000 Soviet Descender Designs ICCC Tours & Expeditions Rough Guide to the History of Caving Story Time: Goodbye Cruel World Puzzled?!? Make Your Own Stalactites Now and Then Cover: Visitors to Postojna Jama in 1896
Tim's Bit Deep in the South of France Noises in the Deep Belgium '92 - The Trou Story Shock Treatment! The Caves of Easter Island Hot Stuff!! Speleo Statistics Cavers Measureless to Man The Upper Crust South-East Cave Rescue Organisation Hooked on Heavy Metal? Seeing the Error of their Ways Story Time: A Wild Stab in the Dark Quote - Unquote Mountains of Rubbish Chasms, Caverns, Hollows & Holes Ten Little Cavers Magic Mushrooms Now & Then Cover: In Close to the Edge of the Road, Vancouver Island, by Linda Heslop. From Nylon Highway (USA) 34 (1991).
Editorial IC3 Events 1993 Jim's Bits One Drop Too Many? Subterranean Campsite Blues Speleo-Statistics Damned Hard Work Classic Caving Ronda Reconnaissance Quote - Unquote Omani Caving Bats & Balls Dominican Republic Update Slaughter Stream Cave Old Knot New Sex, Sex, Sex !! A Wild Stab in the Dark (part 2) Chasms, Caverns, Hollows & Holes All the Vice Girls Love an Abseiler Aggie get your gun From your northern digging correspondent Just a little dig Dirty Old Rhyme
Mark's Missive Meets List 1995 ICCC Tours & Expeditions Jurassic Lark Slovenian Reccy Speleo-Statistics "The Cave was Surveyed" Dear Diary A flapjack too far Brain Drain More Bullshit Blind but not Bland Gaping Gill - the really sporting way Forest of Dean Cavers' Fair 1994 Otter Hole Carbine Connections Cavers, Chasms, Hollows & Holes Over Exposed?!? Renassance Rope Techniques
Editorial Tony's Tit-Bits Vercors - Easter '95 Strange - But True ! Slovenia '95 - The Winter Recce - Using a GPS for cave locating - The Hole Story - Pushing the Limits - The Discovery of Godzilla - Dear Diary - Torn T-Shirt Cave Survey Much Ado About Nothing A Short Walk (and a long crawl) in Daren Bicycle Clips A First Descent An Alpine Start Northern Exposure Surface contour visualisation for cave survey software To boldy cave where no man has caved before London Under London Getting level with Europe A Patron Saint For Cavers Speleo-Statistics 1995
Editorial Presidents REports Deep Intentions - PSM '96 Prints of Darkness Subterranean Clambers - Dent de Crolles '97 Chuting Stars A Comedy of Errors - Belgium '97 Famous Five go to Majorca '98 Slovenia '94 - '97 - Adventures in the Hollow Mountain - Migovec Survey, 1997 - Slaves to the System - Discovering Level 2 - A Pitch too Far - Onion Bhajis & Deep Fried Mars Bars Caving Potential in Laos A letter of Antartica Ethiopia '98 - In search of the Holy Grail Sistema Purification, Mexico Tales and Exploits in the Imperial System The Kensington Master Cave Trees or Tarmac? The Caving Connection The Secret Life of Ascenders The Nature of Caves and Caving Facts & Phalluses... ... Nobs & Nobility Speleo-Statistics 1998 Caving? Oh No!
Separate Chapters: Introduction and Pre-Expedition 1994 A frustrating start to ICCC's Slovenian Exploration 1995 Winter Recce Blowing holes through snow indicate great potential 1995 Perserverance leads to the first breakthrough 1996 Three caves connected, major horizontal development 1997 Camping at -600m, pushing to -970m 1998 Another deep year camping in System Migovec 1999 Higher leads in the system pushed & surveyed 2000 Year of the Rain: Vrtnarija (Gardeners' World) found & pushed to -400m 2001 Year of the Sun: Hard pushing leads to Friendship Gallery at -550m 2003 A new underground Bivvi: Camp X-Ray 2004 Vast horizontal development continues at -800m 2005 More pushing in GW while plateau further explored 2006 No expedition, but a long Autumn recce Geology Spelegenosis and Geology of the Tominski Migovec plateau, by Dr Paul Huggins Sponsorship and Thanks
Editorial Economics of Cave Photography Chelsea College Caving Club Expedition to Yugoslavia 1971 Trou du Glaz Lost Johns: - Lyle Cavern High Level Series Large Aven - In Flood Another Episode in the Leck Fell Story Imperial College Caving Club High Atlas Expedition Gouffre Berger: - Description - Tackle List - Politics Peterson Pot Review Notes and News Surveys: - Lost Johns Large Aven - Kahaf Umal Almanjum Athaletha - Jfre ou Tageuileit - Jfre ou Drasse - Mitkane Area, Morocco - Gouffre Berger - Peterson Pot
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