Wednesday, 9 January 2019

Wonderfontein 13 January

Dear Members

We have our monthly club trip to Wonderfontein,Sunday 13 January, meet 9am at the garage on R500 just north of Carltonville.  Visitors welcome but please read our website for information on first time caving.

Please RSVP to John or Selena (info@sec-caving.co.za)

Regards
SEC Committee

Monday, 10 December 2018

Meet list for 2019

A provisional meet list has been planned for the first half of 2019:


  • 29 December to 6 January - Wolkberg Search for Caves - Steven Tucker
  • 13 January – Wonderfontein – John Dickie
  • 10 February  - West Driefontein - John Dickie
  • 10 March - Chaos & Jaws - John Dickie
  • 14 April - Nick's Cave - Gerrie Pretorius
  • 12 May - Wolf Cave - Gerrie Pretorius


Other plans include:

  • Further exploration and survey of Stinkhole
  • Possible bolting in Mutiny Alley in Armageddon
  • Digging in Scrambler Cave


As always, there will be more trips, and they will be communicated once arranged.

If you are interested in joining the search for caves, please send me an email at sjtucker135@gmail.com

Steven

Monday, 3 December 2018

Matlotleng Cave - 9 December

Hello everyone,

On Sunday there will be a trip to Matlotleng Cave. The cave contains a large open chamber, with a blowing hole to be assessed. The cave is perfect for first time cavers.
If it is you first trip, please read the following:
http://www.sec-caving.co.za/p/new-cavers.html

For the adventurous few, there is River Passage Cave, a cave opened up by the Potch Potholers, which is one of the most beautiful and pristine caves in the Cradle. This will be for members only.

Meet at 08:30 at the Cradle Food Market (near Oak Tree, but Oak Tree is being renovated).
26°01'22.6"S 27°43'22.7"E

If you intend to join the trip message Steven at 072 298 9861.

Friday, 16 November 2018

Wolkberg Search for Caves

Hello everyone,

Irene Kruger and I are planning on hiking in the southern part of the Wolkberg Serala Wilderness Area around the 30th of December to the 5th of  January.

The intent is to search for new and unexplored caves in remote areas. Specifically the area highlighted below:



Exact plans are still very flexible.

If you are in any way interested send me a message at 072 298 9861.

Cheers,

Steven Tucker


Tuesday, 6 November 2018

Sunday 11 November Caving - Nicks Cave

We are going back to Nick's cave to explore the long lost section of the cave, that we found the entrance for recently. The cave is very dusty, so a dust mask or buff is recommended. The cave have a short SRT, that can also be done with a ladder. we have very limited spots open for visitors on this trip. First come first serve! Let me know if you want to join and any gear requirements Gerrie 0784234261

Saturday, 3 November 2018

Armageddon Trip - 10 November 9AM

Hi everyone,

We are continuing the bolting in the back of Armageddon with the new club drill.
Please join us.
SRT proficient members only.
Expect a 10 hour trip.

RSVP John - 073 985 8068

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Trip to Stinkhole

Hi Everyone

After Sunday's trip with more passages found in Stinkhole we will be going back to explore further. There is a short SRT into the entrance. The mud is fun ;)

Saturday 20 October. 
Meet at the cave at 9. 

If you want to join this trip contact John 073 985 8068. 

Selena