Groaning Tor/Jacobs Dream, 18 Aug 2020

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Just off Via Gellia (nr Cromford)

Groaning Tor (Hallicar Wood Level) is a mostly walking trip with  several intersecting levels, a spring in a deceptively big lead mine.

details by PDMHS, entry in PeakDistrictCaving, video on youtube

Jacob’s Dream Mine.  After A bit of bush-whacking, this is a very interesting mine which breaks into a natural cavern. Some unspoilt formations due to relatively light footfall.

original caption from c1892 that read “Paul Chandler points out the way to Jacob’s Dream, “Way up there, I think”, before the group set off.”

DCA entry

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