GSG Bulletins Contents 1989-2001

Volume 1 No.1 - March 1989

Editorial 3
Area Meet Reports 4
Dive Reports 6
Additions to the Library 7
Bulletin Quotes 9
20 Years Ago - Rescue at Meregill 10
Wanderings in Appin - The Untold Story 11
A Lost Cave in Edinburgh 19
Address to ANUS Cave 20
Choice Extract No.14 21
Uamh an Sgoltaich Fhada III 22
Further Progress in ANUSC-1988 25
SCRO Practice Search in Bowden Hill Mine 27
Something To Do On a Wet Day in Skye 34

Volume 1 No.2 - October 1989

Editorial 3
Area Meet Reports 4
The (Severed) Thurso Connection 7
Additions to the Library 8
Into Africa 10
Burrowing Under Brunstane 11
Here Be Fungi 13
The Goon Song 15
Just Another Day in Appin 16
The Radon Problem. Some Thoughts on the Scottish Scene 18
My Old Club (song) 22
Cartoon 23
From the Logbook, 20 Years Ago 24
Some Sutherland Snippets 25
Surface to Underground Radio Communications 26
Scotland - Late May Bank Holiday 28
A Captivated Caver 31
Report on the British Cave Rescue Council Conference, 1989 32
Volume 1 No.3 March 1990
Editorial 3
Area Meet Reports 4
Additions to the Library 7
Incident at Rowten Pot, Yorkshire 9
Subterranea Britannica 11
Video Nasty (Photography Nastier) 12
A Hint of Decadence 13
The Upper Claonaite Valley 14
Letting the Side Down in Sardinia 20
The Half Life of a Caver 21
Book Review: A Man Deep in Mendip 24
Raasay - The Diary 25
SCRO Practice - Bowden Hill 30
Song: D'Ye Ken Yon Spiel? 32

Volume 1 No.4 - October 1990

Editorial 3
Area Meet Reports 4
Additions to the Library 7
Glenfintaig Cave 9
Heidbanger Hole - A Description 10
Dalmahoy Cavity 14
The Descent of K9 15
GSG Expedition to the Pyrenees 1990 16
Some Wanderings - 10 or More Years Ago 23
How To Get Down and Out 25
Two Mines Beside Loch Tay 27
Dive Report 31
SCRO Practice - Uamh an Claonaite 32
Casterton Fell Access 33
Sutherland Logbook 34

Volume 1 No.5 - March 1991

Editorial 3
Area Meet Reports 4
How To Stay Dry on Pitches 6
Additions to the Library 7
The Glen Sannox Barytes Mine, Arran 8
Two New Small Holes in the Traligill Valley 9
Gouffre Berger 1990 11
Caving in Roumania 14
First Scottish Caving Fatalities 14
The British Isles Highest Cave 15
Corries Cave 19
Fife and Kinross - An Underground Gazetteer 20
Expanding Cul Eoghainn 33

Volume 2 No.1 - October 1991

Editorial 3
Area Meet Reports 4
SCRO Hat Trick 6
Additions to the Library 7
Khaf el Sahm el Azrak 8
Holiday Digging in Assynt 12
Discovery of the Caves of Glen Duror 15
Torduff Tunnel 25
Note on Raasay 26
Assynt Antics 27
Fungal Control 31
30 Something 32

Volume 2 No.2 - March 1992

Editorial 3
Area Meet Reports 3
Additions to the Library 6
Vale: Ken Pearce 8
A Potential New Caving Area? 9
Troglathon '91 11
Hotmates 12
Finally the Rift in Glen Nevis 14
Return to Thebes. A Dry Discourse 16
King Pot 18

Volume 2 No.3 - October 1992

Editorial 3
Area Meet Reports 3
Meet Report: Applecross, Cave of the Liar 6
Additions to the Library 7
Obituary (Iain and Liz Ogston) 9
Upper ANUS Cave 4 - A far-Fetched Proposition? 10
Photographic Conservation for Cavers 12
Hut Update 15
I Can Feel a XXXX Coming On 16
Caves Be Where You Find Them 18
The Day I Nearly Went Cave Diving But Froze My Balls Off Instead 21
A Resurgence of Interest 21
The Treen Scene, A Window of Opporchancity 22
Is There a Cave on Moncrieff Hill? 25
Raasay 1990 and 1992 25
The Caves of Raasay 29

Volume 2 No.4 - March 1993

Editorial 3
Area Meet Reports 4
Lochanburn Caves 5
Additions to the Library 6
Diccan/Alum Exchange 7
Elphin Chalet 8
Traversee La Diau-Bel Espoir 9
A Morrison Orison 13
Porth yr Ogof 14
Uamh an Coire Domhain 15
Resolving Conflicts 21
A Record and Intrepid Descent of Swildon's Hole etc 23
Claonaite 5 & 6; A Topographical Discussion 25

Volume 2 No.5 - October 1993

Editorial 3
Area Meet Reports 3
Uamh an 'T Marbh Grumach Bard 5
Additions to the Library 6
Inclined Rift Cave 7
My Early Memoirs By Jove 9
Review: They Words, They Words, They 'Orrible Words 10
G.S.G. Offer 12
Uamh Cul Eoghainn 13
Recent Discoveries at Uamha a'Bhrisdeadh-Duile And Tree Hole 16
A Cat-ionary Tale 19
Cave(in) of the Deep Depression 21
Flooding in the Upper Traligill Basin 23
Elphin Antics 26
Traligill - A Re-Appraisal of Speleological Potential 30

Volume 3 No.1 - March 1994

Editorial 3
Area Meet Reports 4
New Path in the Allt nan Uamh Valley 6
Additions to the Library 7
A Visit to the Most Famous But Least Visited Cave In the World 9
Underground Secrets of Calton Hill 12
Doing It With Styles 13
Biochemistry for Cavers 14
Angry Page 17
The Great Cave 18
A Revised Assynt Sump Index 19
The E-Mail File 25
Corporate Logoism 26
Stunning Slovakia 28

Volume 3 No.2 - October 1994

Editorial 3
Area Meet Reports 4
Assynt Sump Index: Corrections and Additions 6
Additions to the Library 7
Meet Note Glasscnock cave, Ross-Shire 9
Assynt - The Big One 11
A New Hole at ANUS 15
Update to the Bibliography of Articles of Speleological Interest in the Scots Magazine 16
New Discoveries in Cnoc nan Uamh 19
Cnoc nan Uamh. A Re-Establishment of Monarchy- The RAF Contribution 23
More Fact to Amaze Your Friends at Parties 25
An American Cave Note 26
Matienzo '93 27

Volume 3 No.3 - March 1995

Editorial 3
Area Meet Reports 4
Haunting at Duror? 7
Additions to the Library 8
Vale:Pete Reid 11
Kahf el Sahm el Azrak - Again 12
Some New Zealand Ramblings 16
GSG Elphin Caving Chalet 18
Book Review: Descent Caver's Handbook 19
Elphin Caving Chalet 20
Texas! 21
It's A Small World 28
Bowden Hill - A Retrospective 29

Volume 3 No.4 - October 1995

Editorial 3
Area Meet Reports 4
Book Review: Making More of Assynt 7
Additions to the Library 8
A Remarkable Cavern 11
Boxhead Pot 13
Song: Where Do You Go To, My Lovely? 14
A Sutherland Miscellany 15
Draught Caledonian - The Bitter End 17
Traligill. Retrospective From an Old Fat Bugger 19
The Rupt de Puits 21
Elphin Caving Chalet 26
Tiger Balmy Passage, Bowden Hill Mine 27
Matienzo, Easter ' 94 29
The Discovery of Claonaite 7 32

Volume 3 No.5 - March 1996

Editorial 3
Area Meet Reports 4
A Holiday From Caving on Gran Canaria 6
Additions to the Library 7
Just Another Swift Half 11
Chilly? Chilli? - or Chile? 17
Some More Work in Bowden Hill 19
More About A Remarkable Cavern at Stains, Aberdeenshire 21
Book Review: A Strange Device 23
Cave Exploring in the State of Meghalaya, N.E. India 24
Claonaite 7 - It's Getting Personal 32

Volume 4 No.1 - October 1996

Editorial 3
Area Meet Reports 4
Meet Note: Hartfield Cave, Applecross 6
Additions to the Library 7
Cave Rescue Practice, Cnoc nan Uamh 10
From the Bulletin, 30 Years Ago: Straiton Shale Mine 11
Limestone Features North of Ord, Isle of Skye 13
Some Alternative Views on the Caves of Staffa From 1885 17
Meet Note: Druim Pot, Druim na Doire Duibhe 21
Assynt Descents 22
The Lost Cave of Slains 27
OSL Dating on Cave Sediments 30
The Discovery of Claonaite 8 32
Dive Report: Waterfall Rising 34
The Caves of the Creag nan Uamh - Part 1 35

Volume 4 No.2 - March 1997

Editorial 3
Area Meet Reports 3
Early Scottish Cave Records 6
Additions to the Library 7
Cartoon 10
The Mitchelin Guide to Claonaite 4-6 11
Midge Alert Update 13
The Waterslide 14
Elphin Caving Chalet 16
An Extension to Uamh nam Breagaire 17
One Thousand Litres Downed 19
Lower Otter Hole 25
Bone Caves 27
Creag nan Uamh Area Cave Survey 36
Index to Glasgow Spelaeological Society Journals 1964-79 44
12th International Congress of Speleology 56
Johnie Boy 57
The Journal of Scottish Speleology 58

Volume 4 No.3 - October 1997

Editorial 3
Area Meet Reports 4
Meet Note: Laglingarten Fissure Cave 6
Additiosn to the Library 7
Opinions 10
Flood Pulses in the Traligill Basin 12
3D Cave, Applecross 15
Many Dolines Near Loch Loch 17
A Trip Down ANUS, or - Janet and Joan Go Caving 19
Some Recent Cave Accident Incidents 21
Letter From Romania 21
A Fortean Experience in Assynt 23
Cartoon 27
Poll na Damoclean 28
Birthday Hole - Wok Happened in May 31
Uamh nan Claig-ionn 1, Fife Team 0 33
Note: Cave Librarian's Group 35
Claonaite - and Other Dives 36
Index to Glasgow Spelaeological Society News- Letters 41
Index to Ayrshire Speleological Society News- Letters 47
Index to The Speleologist 48

Volume 4 No.4 - March 1998

Editorial 3
Area Meet Reports 4
A Scottish Cave Register 6
Additions to the Library 7
Another Small Cave in Appin 9
Caving in the Abode of the Clouds 11
Grampian Speleological Group Publications 18
Another Night on the Tiles 19
Words Can Paint a Thousand Pictures 22
Dicking About in the Desert 29
Index to Caving International 30

Volume 4 No.5 - October 1998

Editorial 3
Area Meet Reports 4
Bibliographical Note: Dragon Hole, Perthshire 6
Additions to the Library 7
Some Applecross Notes 9
The Paisley Troglodytes Club, An Historical Note 10
Recent Work in the Coille Gaireallach Woods, Skye 12
Scotland 98 - The B(e)are Bones Version 17
Scotland 98 - The Alternative Report from the Log Book 22
Easter Island 25
The Scottish Cave Rescue Organisation 31
Meet Note: Whisky Cave, Isle of Mull 38
The Burrell Collection, Skye 39
Rose Cave, Appin 41
Meet Note: Nun's Cave, Isle of Mull 44
Sutherland Dive Reports 45
A Grampian Hit on Durness 49
Uamh an't Marbh Grumach Bard 54
Index to Northern Caving 56

Volume 5 No.1 - March 1999

Editorial 3
Area Meet Reports 4
Meet Note: Cavity on Mt. Galatzo, Majorca 7
Additions to the Library 8
Meet Note: Cave on A'Chrois, Arrochar 10
Further Up ANUS 11
Exploration of the Coille Gaireallach Woods, Skye 13
Goon's Forty Year Song 22
Some Impressions of Claonaite in Flood 23
The Excavation of Bear Cave, 1960-63 24
Meghalaya, India. A Diary 28
Cave Rescue 32
Whitequarries Shale Mine 44
Book Review: Anytime...Anywhere 53
Index to the Speleologist 1953-57 53

Volume 5 No.2 - October 1999

Editorial 3
Area Meet Reports 4
Additions to the Library 7
The Three Lochs Karst 10
News From the North (Durness) 14
Meet Note: Gryps Cave, Angus 15
The Draught in Caledonian 16
Small Holes in Remote Places - 1 17
Cartoon 18
SCRO Notes: Rescue Stretchers 19
Evolution at ANUS 22
The Cathedral School Meghalaya Expedition 27
Much Wittering on the Moors 32
Whitequarries Shale Mine, Part 2 36
Bad Air in Lothian Oil Shale Mines 45

Volume 5 No.3 - March 2000

Editorial 3
Area Meet Reports 4
Limestone Mines of Harburnhead Hill 6
Additions to the Library 7
Uaghlamaich 8
Some Lost Caves of Sutherland 9
Gnomeode 12
The Garleton Haematite Mine 13
The Rana Hole Saga 18
Cartoon 22
Dolomites 1999 26
Small Holes in Remote Places - 2 33
Uamh Ord Mr 34
Sutherland Dive Reports 36
SCRO: Obstacle Control 37
Cartoon 39
Metamorphic Limestones in Shetland 40

Volume 5 No.4 - October 2000

Editorial 3
Area Meet Reports 4
Additions to the Library 7
Hilderston 9
Return to the Three Lochs Karst 10
The Scottish Cave Database 17
Dive Reports, Scotland 18
Roscobie Quarry & Blue Limestone Mine 21
Sandstone Fissures at Applecross 25
Meghalaya 2000 28
New Discoveries on the Isle of Skye 45
From the Bulletin 25 Years Ago: Creaking Death Pot 60

Volume 5 No.5 - March 2001

Editorial 3
Area Meet Reports 3
Additions to the Library 6
Book Review: 'The Book of Priddy' 8
Caves, Cairns, Tunnels, Passages and Pits. Part 1 9
Huge Natural Crystals Found in Cave 16
Meghalaya 2001 17
Krem Shynrong Labbit, A Biological Survey 33
Meet Note: Smoo Cave, Durness 37
Vercors 2000 38


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