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  • Alum Pot and Long Churn Caves
    A description of routes down Long Churn Caves, Alum Pot (via Dollytubs, South-East or North-West routes) and Diccan Pot to accompany the rigging topo. Last updated: 10 Jan 2017.
  • Aquamole Pot
    A description of the route down Aquamole Pot to accompany the rigging topo. Last updated: 13 Nov 2016.
  • Aygill Caverns
    A description of the route as far as the downstream cascades in Aygill Caverns to accompany the rigging topo. Last updated: 30 Dec 2016.
  • Big Meanie
    A description of the route down Big Meanie to Death's Head Hole Main Chamber and the Leck Fell Master Cave to accompany the rigging topo. Last updated: 30 Dec 2016.
  • Black Shiver Pot
    A description of the route down Black Shiver Pot to accompany the rigging topo. Last updated: 13 Nov 2016.
  • Bull Pot
    A description of the route down Bull Pot to accompany the rigging topo. Last updated: 07 Jun 2017.
  • Calf Holes, Old Ing and Birkwith
    A description of the route from Calf Holes to Browgill Cave to accompany the rigging topo, plus the route through Birkwith Cave and Old Ing Cave. Last updated: 13 Nov 2016.
  • Christmas Pot
    A description of the route to the Grange Rigg sump via Christmas Pot. Last updated: 01 Jan 1970.
  • Ease Gill Cavern
    A thorough description of most of the popular entrances to, and routes through Ease Gill Caverns, to accompany the various individual rigging topos. Last updated: 13 Nov 2016.
  • Gaping Gill
    A thorough description of most of the popular entrances to, and routes through the Gaping Gill system, to accompany the various individual rigging topos. Last updated: 16 May 2017.
  • Grange Rigg Pot
    A description of the route down Grange Rigg Pot (which meets with Christmas Pot) to the Grange Rigg sump. Last updated: 01 Jan 1970.
  • Great Douk and Middle Washfold
    A description of the route from Great Douk to Middle Washfold Cave, a popular through-trip. Last updated: 13 Nov 2016.
  • Hagg Gill Pot
    A description of the route through Hagg Gill Pot in Langstrothdale. Last updated: 01 Jan 1970.
  • Heron Pot
    A description of the route through Heron Pot, including the traditional and high level traverse SRT routes, to accompany the rigging topo. Last updated: 13 Nov 2016.
  • Hunt Pot
    A description of the routes down Little Hull Pot and neighbouring Hunt Pot to accompany the rigging topos. Last updated: 13 Nov 2016.
  • Hurnel Moss Pot
    A description of the route down Hurnel Moss Pot to accompany the rigging topo. Last updated: 08 May 2017.
  • Ibbeth Peril 1
    A description of the route through Ibbeth Peril 1 (the most popular entrance to the Ibbeth Peril system) to the Main Chamber. Last updated: 30 Dec 2016.
  • Ireby Fell Caverns
    A description of the route down Ireby Fell Caverns to Duke Street, including a few alternative routes on the first few pitches, to accompany the rigging topo. Last updated: 12 Feb 2017.
  • Jingling Pot
    A description of the classic SRT routes down Jingling Pot to accompany the rigging topo. Last updated: 13 Nov 2016.
  • Juniper Gulf
    A description of the route down Juniper Gulf, a famous Yorkshire Pothole, to accompany the rigging topo. Last updated: 13 Nov 2016.
  • Large Pot
    A description of the route down Large Pot via Colossus to Necropolis (for connection to New Rift Pot) to accompany the rigging topo. Last updated: 30 Dec 2016.
  • Little Hull Pot
    A description of the route down Little Hull Pot to the sump to accompany the rigging topo. Last updated: 13 Nov 2016.
  • Long Kin East and Rift Pot
    A description of the routes down Long Kin East, and Rift Pot (including a few possible SRT routes), which connect at the bottom, to accompany the rigging topos. Last updated: 13 Nov 2016.
  • Long Kin West and Pillar Holes
    A description of the entirely vertical routes down neighbouring Long Kin West and Pillar Holes to accompany the rigging topos. Last updated: 30 Dec 2016.
  • Lost Johns, Boxhead Pot and Deaths Head Hole
    A description of the Lost John’s, Boxhead Pot and Death’s Head Hole system, which all connect into the Leck Fell Master Cave. Several routes are described, to accompany the rigging topos. Last updated: 13 Nov 2016.
  • Marble Steps Pot
    A description of several SRT routes down Marble Steps Pot to accompany the rigging topo. Last updated: 13 Nov 2016.
  • Meregill Hole
    A description of the route down the famous Meregill Hole to accompany the rigging topo. Last updated: 13 Nov 2016.
  • Nick Pot
    A description of the route down Nick Pot via Thornber’s Entrance, to accompany the rigging topo. Last updated: 13 Nov 2016.
  • Notts Pot
    A description of three SRT routes down the classic Notts Pot to accompany the rigging topo. Last updated: 13 Nov 2016.
  • Out Sleets Beck Pot
    A description of the route down Out Sleets Beck Pot to the sump to accompany the rigging topo. Last updated: 30 Dec 2016.
  • Penyghent Pot
    A description of the route down Penyghent Pot to the downstream sump. Last updated: 13 Nov 2016.
  • Rowten Pot
    A description of the Eyehole and Big Gully SRT routes down Rowten Pot to accompany the rigging topo. Last updated: 12 Feb 2017.
  • Rumbling Hole
    A description of the route down Rumbling Hole to accompany the rigging topo. Last updated: 12 Feb 2017.
  • Sell Gill Holes
    A description of the Wet (Goblin) and Dry routes down Sell Gill Holes to accompany the rigging topo. Last updated: 13 Nov 2016.
  • Short Drop Pot and Gavel Pot
    A description of the route from Short Drop Cave to Gavel Pot and Gavel Pot itself, to accompany the rigging topos. Last updated: 13 Nov 2016.
  • Shuttleworth Pot (Witches Cave) Conservation Guide
    A guide to Witches Cave and Shuttleworth Pot for conservation purposes. All groups visiting this site are encouraged to read this and to help us protect this delicate site. Last updated: 01 Apr 2017.
  • Simpsons Pot
    A description of the route down Simpson’s Pot to allow exchange with Swinsto Hole or pull-through to Valley Entrance, to accompany the rigging topo. Last updated: 13 Nov 2016.
  • Swinsto Hole
    A description of the route down Swinsto Hole to allow exchange with Simpson’s Pot or pull-through to Valley Entrance, to accompany the rigging topo. Last updated: 13 Nov 2016.
  • Tatham Wife Hole
    A description of the route down Tatham Wife Hole to accompany the rigging topo. Last updated: 13 Nov 2016.
  • Valley Entrance
    A description of the route through Valley Entrance to Kingsdale Master Cave. Last updated: 13 Nov 2016.
  • Vesper and Spectacle Pot
    A description of the route down Vesper Pot and Spectacle Pot, which connect at the bottom, to accompany the rigging topos. Last updated: 12 Feb 2017.
  • Washfold Pot
    A description of the route to the sump in Washfold Pot. Last updated: 01 Jan 1970.
  • Yordas Cave and Pot
    A description of Yordas Cave, and Yordas Pot via the middle and top entrances, to accompany the rigging topo. Last updated: 13 Nov 2016.