Great Douk Cave

(Chapel-le-Dale)

Last updated: 7 Nov 2017

Hazards and Warnings

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Access

No access restrictions and no prior permission required. The route description below covers the main route from Great Douk to Middle Washfold Cave. However, visitors wishing to learn more about simple aspects of cave formations, geology, cave life and the importance of conservation may wish to download the additional document 'Great Douk - A Guide to Hidden Gems' from our publications page. This excellent document can be used as an educational aid for the cave.

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Location

NGR: SD 74710 77020

Lat/long: 54.1883198082039, -2.3890534346639

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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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Fixed Aids

Great Douk Cave is not equipped with any BCA approved resin bonded anchors. Any placed anchors or other equipment should be treated with extreme caution.

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Rigging Topos and Descriptions

Route description: Great Douk and Middle Washfold (PDF)

A description of the route from Great Douk to Middle Washfold Cave, a popular through-trip.

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