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
17 January 2024
What a Ledge. A short trip to Rowten
Ethan Griffiths wrote...
Having camped in -4 conditions we were all feeling a little chilly. We queued for some tasty NCHECC breakfast while max tried to conscript some poor unwitting souls to come caving with us. There was significant faff while we took the tents down, but eventually we were on route to Rowten. With our Topo firmly secured in Ade’s boot (who was at the CHECC meeting), Sarah painted a new Topo onto a cave rescue flyer using some tipex. The irony was not lost on us. We dashed up Kingsdale and I began rigging the entrance pitch while Dylan committed murder... read more
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