Author Topic: Secrets of the Great Orme  (Read 8848 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Nemesis

  • Ad Free Member
  • *
An adventure inside the Great Orme
« Reply #15 on: April 28, 2014, 09:57:23 AM »
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login

A caving friend of mine passed this link to me after he and his caving club were guests of GOES.

Hope it is of interest to you.
Mad, Bad and Dangerous to know.

hollins

  • Ad Free Member
  • *
Re: An adventure inside the Great Orme
« Reply #16 on: April 28, 2014, 10:14:24 AM »
Fascinating. Thanks Nemesis.

Fester

  • Ad Free Member.
  • *
  • El Baldito
Re: Secrets of the Great Orme
« Reply #17 on: April 28, 2014, 10:09:56 PM »
Nem, thank you so much for sharing that, I had no idea just how exciting is the ground under where I live.
One of the most enjoyable 8 minutes I have spent in many a long day.

There is excellent photography throughout, and haunting music, making it very watchable indeed.
(Not to mention the blonde female caver, who is rather easy on the eye.)

Features of interest are the 'unknown' minerals, and calcium falls.
I had no idea that so many different minerals were in abundance beneath my feet.
Fester...
- Semper in Excretum, Sole Profundum Variat -

Nemesis

  • Ad Free Member
  • *
Re: Secrets of the Great Orme
« Reply #18 on: April 29, 2014, 08:31:01 AM »
Thanks for the comments Fes. I have passed them on to my friend.
If caving interests you try looking at the UCET web site. I would never dare do what they do, but it is fascinating to see some of the wonderful underground places.
Mad, Bad and Dangerous to know.

Hugo

  • Ad Free Member
  • *
Re: Secrets of the Great Orme
« Reply #19 on: April 29, 2014, 07:55:49 PM »
That's a really good video and I've seen others with Ian in and enjoyed them all.   Penmorfa Adit was started in 1834 and for the next 8 years 12 miners were working round the clock until October 1842 when the half mile tunnel started to drain the mines.
I was invited years ago by GOES to go down the mines but declined as I had seen the videos beforehand.   Best left to the experts ;D


Years ago there were rumours going around that Huw Tudno Williams had discovered an underground lake on the Great Orme but wouldn't reveal where.     Huw died a while ago and I've not heard of any lake been discovered since.

Big Alan

  • Member
  • Scouse not English
Re: Secrets of the Great Orme
« Reply #20 on: April 29, 2014, 08:13:42 PM »
Boss that, nice one.
Justice for the 96

Bri Roberts

  • Ad Free Member
  • *
Re: Secrets of the Great Orme
« Reply #21 on: April 29, 2014, 08:18:58 PM »
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login
Years ago there were rumours going around that Huw Tudno Williams had discovered an underground lake on the Great Orme but wouldn't reveal where.     

Huw Tud told me the same story and I had no reason to disbelieve him.



Hugo

  • Ad Free Member
  • *
Re: Secrets of the Great Orme
« Reply #22 on: April 29, 2014, 08:39:41 PM »
Nor me Bri.    Huw was quite a character in his time.

Nemesis

  • Ad Free Member
  • *
Re: Secrets of the Great Orme
« Reply #23 on: May 18, 2014, 08:15:10 AM »
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login

Here's another trip under the Orme.

Hope you enjoy.
Mad, Bad and Dangerous to know.

ormegolf

  • Ad Free Member
  • *
    • Great Orme family golf
Re: Secrets of the Great Orme
« Reply #24 on: July 29, 2016, 09:45:54 PM »
Hello all my forum friends. Please none of you come up to the golf for the next few days. Its closed. Spot of bother, to much detail to give here but a fully version is on the ormegolf Facebook page. I don't want anyone making a wasted journey  Mike

Nemesis

  • Ad Free Member
  • *
Re: Secrets of the Great Orme
« Reply #25 on: July 30, 2016, 09:43:40 AM »
Could we appeal to CCBC ?
Mad, Bad and Dangerous to know.

Hugo

  • Ad Free Member
  • *
Re: Secrets of the Great Orme
« Reply #26 on: July 30, 2016, 10:09:24 AM »
Thanks Mike for letting us know.  I don't go on Facebook at all so I don't know what the problem is.
Hope that it's resolved soon though because I know how much effort you have put in to make it a success.

ormegolf

  • Ad Free Member
  • *
    • Great Orme family golf
Re: Secrets of the Great Orme
« Reply #27 on: July 30, 2016, 11:27:43 AM »
Thanks for messages of support. The problem is getting the message to travellers not to come. Facebook has been a revelation, well over 100 messages of support right through the night, and Twitter. But of course many will be travelling here over next 2/3 days unaware. I am sitting at a little table giving out an apology leaflet which I printed out 3 a.m.  Mike

SteveH

  • Newshound
  • *****
Re: Secrets of the Great Orme
« Reply #28 on: July 30, 2016, 11:33:00 AM »
All the best, lets hope the council see sense,....... $

ormegolf

  • Ad Free Member
  • *
    • Great Orme family golf
Re: Secrets of the Great Orme
« Reply #29 on: July 30, 2016, 12:05:22 PM »
Thanks but in fairness it's not really a problem with the Council. It's just the way it is nowadays with compensation culture. This course has had stray golf balls for 85 years. If you don't believe me just read the 100 or so messages I've received on Facebook in the last 24 hours. But now if one person kicks up a fuss the council have to act or be accused of not taking any notice. Hence this situation I am in. Close it down instantly, then get safety experts in to have a look and act on their advice.