A party of three cavers were reported overdue. A small team was mobilised to investigate and contact was made with the party at the foot of the shaft from the Breakthrough Window. One of the DCRO team descended to the Event Horizon from where communications were better and learned that all the party were well although very tired and that the trip had taken much longer than anticipated. They made their own way out to the surface with some help and support.

News Flash

Speedwell Bung Ladder - replaced

The Bung Ladder in Speedwell MIne has now been repaired and replaced. The four anchors that were installed about a month ago are still there and can be used by cavers if they still wish to protect themselves on the climb.