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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

Saturday September 18th

Robinsons' Pot

Sunday October 3rd

Freshers Trip -- Long Churn

Saturday October 9th

Freshers Trip -- Long Churn

Sunday October 10th

Freshers Trip -- Not Long Churn

Saturday October 16th

Freshers Trip -- Giants

More events in the diary...
 
Trip Reports

15 September 2021

Lancaster Hole -Magic Roundabout

Rosie Marshall wrote...

For clarification if anyone wants to do the Magic Roundabout route in the future: the old Northern Caves descriptions on the drive are not particularly helpful, since the reverse route has more recently become the established route and can be done as a pull through (since you are going down Aquarius Shaft). Therefore, if you are doing MR, don’t wait for Bob’s Boss to look for the passage to the right, start looking for a smaller stumpier stalagmite that precedes BB for the window onto Arson Shaft (still on the right though). The way through the Magic Roundabout is fairly... 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