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Report - Idle / Wrose Reservoir Abseil, Bradford - Aug 2012

Discussion in 'Underground Sites' started by MJS, Aug 20, 2012.

  1. MJS

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    I've had my eye on this place for a couple of years now. After pestering Ogay to bring his ropes and his balloon knot we finally made our way down along with a certain Mr Squizzington.... oh, and of course our good friend ROY!!

    To give a bit of context, the reservoir sits high on top of Idle Moor in ye olde Brapford next to a relay transmitter for the one at Emley Moor. It has been empty for a number of years.


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    Having taken note of the necessary warning signs, it was time to set up whilst Ogay fiddled with his balloon knot...

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    As we pulled one end of the rope back up to lower some gear down, we accidently an antler from Ruderp the Red Nosed Derpdeer!

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    Knowing that Ruderp was still down there, minus one antler and turbo pissed, we decided it was time to lower ROY down so he could sort him the fuck out...

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    Yea, fuck off Roy.


    Getting down was easy enough...

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    The place was massive and the echo was ridiculous! Plenty of photo opportunities to be had...

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    Good ol' Roy was on the ball and managed to find a micro scooter in full working order and a knackered pair of Roy Cropper's bolt croppers

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    It was up to the Squizz0r to test drive this powerful beast...
    (The vid really gives a sense of scale!)

    [video=youtube;KdZVjc7jrw8]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KdZVjc7jrw8&feature=youtu.be[/video]


    Obligatory crew shot before the ascent

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    Getting out was a little trickier (for some of us). Ojay flopped about at the hatch for quite some time looking like a testicle with a bad bout of Elephantiasis

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    Onwards upwards and outwards....

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    lols all round! Thanks for looking​
     

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