YEAR BY YEAR
- 65 activities in Belgium,
20 foreign caves.
-A couple of "young
wolves" (Mark, Michel...) join the club.
- We finish the work in the
Grotte aux Contrastes.
- 18 weekends of very hard
labour in Trou Weron and Chantoir Dellieux yield 600 m. of virgin
passages; the "Réseau Nord". The climax is the
junction between the two caves that we establish in september and
which creates one big cave: the Weron-Dellieux System, over 3000
- A flash flood blocks two
of our team in the Chantoir Dellieux. The
"rescue" mobilizes a lot of people, and (without
wanting it) we get on Belgian radio and TV with
- But THE surprise was the
discovery of one of the most beautiful caves in the country; the
"Grotte des Emotions". At the end of the year,
after tens of days of work, we already have 1200 m. of
galleries. The caves gives access to an important
- We now total over 5000 m.
of new passages in Belgium and can start dreaming about the next
step, 10 kilometres! 5 years ago, we were still
despairing that we would never find a new cave; nowadays we find
- Two visits to the french
Doubs, two visits to the U.K. (Wales & Yorkshire) and a 10
day stay in the "Causses" (Gorges du Tarn).
- The summer holiday is
spent in the french Chartreuse. We make many a through-trip
in the Dent de Crolles, one of France's biggest caves.