Monday, 9 October 2017

SEC AGM - 21 October

Dear SEC Members
We hope to see you ALL at the upcoming AGM on Saturday 21 October.
12.00  Rope refresher course, SRT training.
14.00  AGM
15.00  Social and braai
We will have feedback and trip reports at the AGM and anyone with photos or anything to share, please do so.
Please RSVP for the AGM and the braai as SEC will be catering.  Family welcome.  Just bring drinks.
Sunday 22 October – SRT Caving Trip
John Dickie
SEC Chairman
073 985 8068

Monday, 2 October 2017

Bat Cave & Apocalypse Cave

Hi everyone,
Two caving trips coming up this weekend.
Friday night, 6 October, Bats Cave. Go find the pretties, some tight squeezes, meeting time depends on the responses. Meet at 19:00 at Oak Tree Garage to avoid traffic, but can start earlier if people are interested. Visitors are welcome to join. RSVP to Sharron at 082 553 5258. Let Sharron know if you need any gear.
Sunday, 8 October, 09:00 Apocalypse Cave to head over Glen's Mudwalls and assess the blowing hole at the end of the passage. SRT proficient members only. RSVP to John at 073 985 8068. Meet at the cave.

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Luiperds Mine Survey - 30 September

Hello everyone,

The Vredefort area has some interesting large old gold mines and we're heading to one of them on the 30th of September to survey it.

Previously we mapped 460 meters of mine passages, but there are five vertical shafts into the cave and two shafts going down into lower levels which need to be explored and mapped.

There are also another 8 possible entrances to other mines which haven't been looked at all.

If you're keen on surveying or want to learn how, this is a perfect trip for you!

Meet at 09:00 at the Venterskroon Inn. -26.887915° & 27.267867°

Members only. Bring SRT gear.

No braai afterwards, but probably a drink or two at the inn.

Let me know if you are joining at 083 212 0817.



Wednesday, 13 September 2017

SEC AGM 2017

The SEC AGM will be held on the 21st October 2017 at John & Selena's place.

Below is the suggested agenda for the AGM. 

SEC AGM Agenda

Below is a proxy to be completed if you cannot attend the AGM.


Monday, 4 September 2017

Hidden Cave 10 September

Sunday 10 Sept caving at Hidden in Carltonville. Meet 9am at service station on R500 just north of Carltonville. Suitable for beginners, one squeeze and a ladder climb. Visitor fee R100. Please let Karin Human know if you are going. Braai after caving so bring something.

Friday, 28 July 2017

Cave rescue practise - 5 August


There is a cave rescue practise session on th 5th of August. Venue to be confirmed.

Will be mostly focussed on in cave rigging.

Meet at 08:30 at Oak Tree Garage.

Visitors are welcome.

If I haven't spoken to yet and you want to join let me know on 083 212 0817.



Mpumalanga Caving Weekend - 9th August

Hello everyone,

Coming up over the long weekend in August is a caving trip to Mpumalanga in the Ohrigstad/Blyde River Canyon area.

Caves will include Serunecjar, Matibidi Caves, Dustbin and possible others.

Plan is to arrive through the day on the 9th of August.
Cave on the 10th, 11th and 12th and drive back on the 13th.
If anyone wants to do a quick caving trip on the 9th or 13th, we could probably fit that in too.

Accommodation at Swadini Forever Resort. Please book your accommodation.

Please let me know if you are joining or need more info.

083 212 0817