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Report - Hall of Giants, Oswaldtwistle - May 2014

Discussion in 'UK Draining Forum' started by paulpowers, May 27, 2014.

  1. paulpowers

    paulpowers Massive Member
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    This is a stunning culvert considering it just runs under a field

    I had a look at the infall first but that was a complete no go so I walked down to the 12x18ft brick outfall.

    Pretty much straight away the depth of the water fluctuates between a couple of inches and waist deep from one step to the next, combine that with how slippy all the rocks are and it's a recipe for disaster, quite a few times I thought I was going swimming but managed to stay upright.

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  2. Mr Beady

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    Very nice!
     
  3. Oxygen Thief

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    Oh yeah very nice, a lot of effort went into building that.

    Is that coal?...

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    It looked like it
     
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    Did you pop up there ???

    looks like a small tunnel ahead and coal feed from the left
     
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  6. paulpowers

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    I didn't climb up :(

    I was on call and only had an hour, there are some nice steps further up as well which I didn't go up
     
  7. Lenston

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    Good stuff as usual mate :thumb
     
  8. Leeds(Ex)plorer

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    thats lovely that is! that pipe and coal feed look interesting!!
     
  9. ACID- REFLUX

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    Likey :thumb

    Nice well lit shots as usual mate, makes it a very interesting place :)
     
  10. Southside UE

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    Decent looking place this nice one paul.
     
  11. Will Knot

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    Very nice report that, great pics, thanks for sharin' :thumb
     
  12. TheVicar

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    Good to see shots of this place again PP!

    When I went a few years back there was the nasty remains of a dead ram where that coal is now.
     
  13. Kaplan

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    Looks cracking that, Mr P.
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  14. bhg

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    Some great shots Paul!
     
  15. ViralEye

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    nice one PP, love the waterfall at the end. Thanks for Sharing!
     
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