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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

October 11th - 13th

Freshers Bullpot Weekend

December 6th - 8th

Christmas Meal Weekend

More events in the diary...
 
Trip Reports

1 April 2024

Ogof Ffynnon Ddu 1 to Cwm Dwr Birth Canals and then Fault Aven Series

Rosie Marshall wrote...

The idea to go to the Fault Aven series from OFD 1 had spawned early in the week after Max had cleverly collapsed the Cwm Dwr boulder choke and made it inaccessible for the foreseeable future. This made a Cwm Dwr trip somehow more appealing to me since we’d have to go through the ‘backdoor’ of 1 or Top entrance. Add to this my ongoing leg injury that made any streamway caving painful and a conversation with Ian from SWCC about the Pom-Pom and I was fully set on getting into Cwm Dwr from 1 via the high level, with... read more

 
Photos & Videos

18 April 2024

Crackpot Cave (2 pictures I took) by Henry Wise

More photos & videos...

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

New to Caving