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Surface Shafts, Nenthead, Cumbria.

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The whole of the Nent Valley is dotted with surface shafts, some go to interesting places, others are just blocked.

Shaft 1

The shaft above and to the left of Smallcleugh entrance.

(Charlie, Karl and Mike), August 2003.

Frog Shaft 2 - Frog Shaft to Smallcleugh Portal

Following the foot steps of CATMHS along this multi level through trip.

(Karli, Mike and Pete), 6th October 07.

Shaft 2

The shaft on the spoil heaps near Mill Cottage.

(Ambrose, Charlie and Mike), 20th August 2004. Updated 26/11/04

Wellgill Shaft

A trip down to the Nent Force Level.

(Karli and Mike), 26th May 08.

Shaft 3

Capped surface shaft just off the track heading for Flinty Fell.

(Charlie, Karli, Mark and Mike), 14th November 2004.

Gudhamgill Vein Surface Shafts

A day of surface shaft dropping along the Gudhamgill Vein.

(Karli, Mike, Pete and Dog Pete), 15th March 2009.

Frog Shaft 1

A preliminary visit to the shaft that the CATMHS team explored.

(Karli and Mike), 18th June 2005.

Wellgill Shaft - Part 1

A trip to see how far you can go up stream, but then things changed.

(Karli, Mike and Pete), 19th September 10.

Shaft Hunting to Match Surveys

After the recent surveys west of Bogg Shaft we were hoping to find connecting shafts for the stopes.

(Alistair, Karli, Mike, Pete and some COMRU members), 1st October 2006.

Wellgill Shaft - Part 2 - Lowering Materials Down.
(Karli, Mike, and Sally), 29th October 10.

Bog Shaft

Checking out the choke.

(Aubrey, Colin, John, Karli and Mike), 20th May 2007.

Wellgill Shaft - Part 3

Finally, all the way Up Steam and into the Nent Force Incline.

(Karli, Mike, Pete and Sally), 30th October 10.