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Welcome to York University Cave and Pothole club.

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

Events

June 25th - July 4th

Wales Week

Monday June 28th

Freshers Trip

Saturday September 18th

Robinsons' Pot

October 23rd - 24th

Bullpot Farm Weekend

November 27th - 28th

Christmas Meal Weekend

More events in the diary...
 
Trip Reports

13 June 2021

Pool Sink -to Stop Pot

Paulina Poterlowicz wrote...

After making poor life decisions and not getting enough sleep I just about managed to get up in time to shoddily scrawl a handwritten description before leaving at 8am for a smooth drive to the Dales. Slightly smarter life decisions meant the rope was already packed and we got underground at an acceptable midday. Despite its name on this oddly dry day there was no ‘pool’ to be found outside the cave- lies. Upon entering a very awkward and bendy crawl commenced before opening into a little 1 metre(ish) drop and a more human sized passage. Soon enough the first... read more

 
Photos & Videos

17 June 2021

Rat Hole - A journey to Hallucination Aven, and back again by Jean-luc Heath

More photos & videos...

For more info on caving for the first time, check out the New to Caving website...

New to Caving