Past trips

Little Duke Mine 28-07-15

Another trip to this great little mine with lots to see. Eight of us met up in a disused railway tunnel, and proceeded on from there in two 4X4’s along the track bed to the mine sett. After rigging a couple of ropes to nearby trees, we dropped through a … Continue reading

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Cornish Mine 21-07-15

Lovely little trip into this mine, entrance via 30 odd meter pitch into lower levels. Levels leading back to valley floor, blocked by run in chokes. One shaft to cross with very impressive groves cut in wall from either hauling ropes of pump rods. Remains of what looked like balance … Continue reading

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Old Gunnislake Mine 07/07/15

Small breakaway group of three visited this well trodden mine adit, the first of three trips for this group. This was a leisurely walk in trip up through this very wide and tall adit taking in the views until a collapse after a bricked arch section barred the way on. … Continue reading

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Phillips Adit 07/07/15

This was the second trip for the small breakaway group of three. This was another leisurely walk in trip through this very wet adit level and on through a flooded stope. The ground being stoped away near vertical for some hight above, and into the depths below. Not sure what … Continue reading

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Cornish Mine – 30/06/2015

Another trip to this popular little mine on he Cornish bank of the river Tamar. After walking along the track, we entered No3 level over a collapsed portal into a the bottom of a stope, following the route of the flat rods to the side of a chocked shaft. We … Continue reading

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