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  1. RustyJohn

    Report - Iron Mines In The Coast - Spain (February 2024)

    I've just recently moved to a new city with new exploring possibilites all around, so to get familiar with my new surroundings, one warm (too warm!) winter morning I headed to Can Palomeres, a hill dotted with mines aaall around. The views from up there are quite nice...Seaside and mines, what...
  2. RustyJohn

    Report - The Big Mine of 'Can Palomeres' (Abandoned Iron Mine) - Spain (December 2023)

    Just next to the sea, in an unsuspecting resort town there's the remains of one of the most important iron mining operations in Catalonia. The 'Mines de Can Palomeres' were exploited irregularly since the late 1860's, but at the turn of the century an English company took hold of the place to...
  3. RustyJohn

    Report - The 'Mushroom' Mine (+ bonus by chance!) - Spain (December 2021)

    Here it goes... my first mine (explored with now-member @Bertuu !) I found this site which revealed that my area is littered with lots of abandoned mines which I wasn't aware of, I'm no expert caver so I wouldn't attempt nothing crazy but this one seemed...doable! Actually the...
  4. Jl.urbex

    Report - Holme Bank Chert Mine, Derbyshire - July 2021

    Apologies as I know this place has been done many times, went with a non member explorer friend. History stolen from the internet - although I have been reading about it all in various places. May be a bit pic heavy for some of you - experienced reporters, feel free to correct me anywhere. The...