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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

October 23rd - 24th

Bullpot Farm Weekend

November 27th - 28th

Christmas Meal Weekend

More events in the diary...
 
Trip Reports

6 May 2021

Alum Pot - A dream about a quickie

Jean-luc Heath wrote...

Whilst deep in slumber I imagined a fantastical world in which I would have multiple days off work. In this strange land, I found myself in a rather trying situation, Chris had a day off McManaging and wanted to go caving. Troublesome. Worsened still by the insistence that he must be back in York for the pub at 1730. Nidderdale was discussed and callously discarded. We opted for Alum Pot, knowing it would be rapid. Somewhere during this process, Paulina was recruited. However, this was no ordinary Paulina. This was a new devil-may-care version from an alternative reality. Although perpetually... read more

 
Photos & Videos

20 January 2020

Short Drop Cave - Gavel Pot by Conor Morrison

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

New to Caving