Curtain Pot

(Fountains Fell)

Last updated: 31 Oct 2022

Hazards and Warnings

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Landowner is Rainscar House. Permission is freely and kindly granted for cavers to take the track from the parking area at Dale Head, going south-west, away from Penyghent, through Rainscar Pasture to reach the Access Land boundary. There is no need to call at Rainscar House to ask permission if approaching from Dale Head.

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Rigging Topos and Descriptions

Rigging topo
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Route Description
A true gem, offering a long day out needing lots of time and tackle, but without the difficulties many people associate with caves on Fountains Fell. Well prepared visitors will struggle to be disappointed by a trip to Curtain Pot.
Updated: 7 Nov 2023

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Fixed Aids

Curtain Pot is equipped with resin bonded anchors installed as part of the the BCA Anchor Scheme.

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SD 85933 69230

54.1187413408813, -2.21670239205755

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Please note that locations are correct to the best of our knowledge however are often taken from old books so they may not be absolutely accurate and are shown simply as a guide.

Entrance Photos

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