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.


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. 


Sunday, 2 September 2018

Septemeber Caving with SEC Caving club at Climbers Cave

For this month's monthly caving trip, the club will visit Climbers cave.
Visitors Welcome!
Al thought the cave is visitor friendly, it also lives up to its name,
So expects lots of climbs, and lost of fun!

Visitors can get day membership for R100.
Just let me know if you are coming, what gear you need (Hard hat or light)
My number is 0784234261

Braai afterwards, so bring meat and something to drink.

Meeting 9 o Clock at corner of N14 and R500 towards Venters Dorp

Hope to see you there!

Friday, 31 August 2018

SEC AGM 2018

Hi everyone,

The SEC AGM will be on the 13th of October at 15:00 at John and Selena's house.

The agenda is below.

Please let Dave Ingold know if you are attending. (

If you're not attending, please complete the proxy and send it to Dave.
SEC AGM 2018 Proxy

Suggested agenda for the Annual General Meeting of the Speleological Exploration Club, 3.00p.m. Saturday, 13th  October, 2018 at Selena and John Dickie’s house.

Should you require any additional topics included in this agenda that may not fit into item 10 please contact Dave Ingold on 011 908 1890, 083 283 8849 or as soon as possible.

1.    Welcome to those present, list apologies and proxies.
2.    Minutes of last year’s AGM.
3.    Chairman’s report for 2017/2018.
4.    Treasurer’s report for 2017/2018.
5.    Auditor’s statement
6.    Stand-down of existing committee, election of temporary chairman.
7.    General issues:
  1. Membership additions and goodbyes, introductions.
  2. SASA, national body, other caving clubs, other interested bodies.
  3. GDARD and other possible legislation.
  4. Caves, trips, seminars and expeditions; 2018/2019 meet-list proposals.
  5. Equipment – status and requests.
  6. Administration: Website, YahooGroups, FaceBook, Bulletin and articles wanted, fees for the coming year, day membership, etc.
  7. End-of-Year party or social event.
  8. Election of office bearers for 2018/2019.
  9. Election of other members.
  10. Any Other Business.
  11. Meeting close.

Please advise me or any Committee member if you will be attending or not to aid catering etc. If you are a member PLEASE TRY TO ATTEND – it is YOUR club and we need YOUR input! Contact any of the committee if you need an address or directions. Please bring your own meat and drinks – braai, salads and bread will be available after the AGM.

Dave Ingold
Honorary Secretary.
27th August, 2018

Sunday, 1 July 2018

Jaws Cave - Sunday 8 July

The monthly caving trip, Sunday 8 July is at Jaws. It is a dig at an interesting blowing hole so all help will be appreciated. Bring a dust mask and goggles and your great attitude! 
Meet 9am at the farm gate just outside Carltonville. For more information contact John 0739858068