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
30 June 2022
Joshua Young wrote...
Just a quick report with some useful info for future trips. We used the Black Book description. Weather was dry, and water levels were low. Entrance was relatively easy to find, it’s the shakehole without a tree in. For rigging, the rope lengths were all fine. We did not need to use a single sling, the only deviation (Elizabeth pitch) has some in situ tat that just needed a krab. The traverse line was still in-situ. The whole cave is now equipped with resin anchors except one pitch where they were already in situ, so no need to bring spits. Several... read more
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