Before the web, our meets reports were printed in our printed newsletters. Some of the more interesting and entertaining early meets reports have been reproduced below. Some involve a few scrapes that we have got into, some offer humour at our expense whilst others we thought were simply interesting


Ireby Fell is Trying to Kill Me!

I expect every one at the MPC is beginning to get a little bit fed up of reading the same report for this trip, year after year. But, for any new members who may be reading about this long running sage for the first time, I shall describe it briefly

Newsletter No. 13

On the 28thJuly, Morley Potholing Club will carry a commemorative mug on a relay through 3 of Yorkshire’s finest potholes, namely Pippikin (grade4/5), Swinstow (grade 4) and Calf Holes (grade 2). It is anticipated that 270 vertical metres (890 ft) will be scaled, keeping the mug in one piece.


Arrangements have been made with the proprietors to do breakfasts and the like but they will need to know approximate numbers so can anyone wishing to eat PLEASE LET DAVE KNOW BEFORE SATURDAY

Where is Elbolton Pot?

A final look at the map to check the exact location of the pot and away we went up the hill by a cart track.


The first ever MPC pissup will be held on the above date at Jill’s (address above). If you want to congregate at the same pub beforehand, call in at Jill’s anytime after 8.00pm to agree a venue (2/3rds majority required)


Three caves are on the agenda for the weekend, which between them offer a good opportunity for the uninitiated to become 'blooded' (only figuratively speaking) but are also varied in complexity, giving an interesting trip for all comers.