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
16 September 2019
Lost John's Cave
Jean-luc Heath wrote...
Despite dry weather the previous day, the entrance streamway was unusually high, forcing a high traverse to avoid a complete drenching on the small cascades dotted along the route. A small stream was also found to be going down Dome route, Centipede, however, was dry as usual. Our 30m rope then proved a little short on Candle and Shistol, resulting in the rope for battleaxe being used. Upon reaching battleaxe we found the stream below to be roaring a little more than usual, with this in mind, and a little short on rope we decided to turn around at this... read more
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