Welcome to York University Cave and Pothole club.
Welcome to all the freshers!
If you're new to York Uni and looking for a club to join give CAVING a go! It doesn't matter if you've never done it before, we'll get you started. It's only £10 to give it a try - beginners trips 2nd, 8th & 9th October. Come and see us at the Freshers Fair in York Uni Sports Centre on Saturday 1st October.
Find all the info you need about getting started at http://yucpc.org.uk/freshers
Exploring caves all over the world since 1981.
If you want to experience places few people get to see, wander in caverns six times the size of York Minster and abseil down to 300 metres underground, then come and see US! YUCPC is an ever-growing group of friendly cavers who meet every Tuesday & Thursday in the University Sports Hall at 8:00pm. We go caving every weekend, in the Yorkshire Dales, Peak District and sometimes further a field such as Wales and the Mendips. You don’t need to worry about gear as we have all the equipment and clothing you need... read more
15 February 2017
Peak Cavern A tour of peak by sumps - lake sump crazy trip
Jean-luc Heath wrote...
The morning of the trip was a nice faff free affair with a quick trip to the bakery providing breakfast, and the warm(ish) TSG providing a convenient changing environment. With no ropes to pack we were soon sauntering through Castleton, eager to reach the impressive entrance to Peak Cavern and begin our trip (which had been planned the previous night after I got all excited when Lumens mentioned a free-diveable sump). Upon reaching the entrance those of us who were new to the cave were impressed by its sheer scale. This was followed a short explanation of rules by the... read more