Rearranging the Fan / Waste Interface

I’ve been listening to Iain Abernethy’s podcasts about practical Karate for a few years now. He says a lot of sensible things in his (admittedly non-speleological) field of expertise. In a recent podcast he talked about re-inventing violence. There areĀ  … Continue reading


A lot of clubs use ladders. They’re versatile pieces of kit; suitable for novice trips, the odd short ‘nuisance’ drop, and in some cases just faster and more convenient (Knackertrapper, a classic case). But here’s a suggestion that might improve … Continue reading