New to caving: An introduction day
Date: June 12th
Location: Craven Pothole Club - Horton in Ribblesdale
Places Remaining: 8 (of 8)
Booking Deadline: 5 June 2021
Suitable for anyone who wants an introduction to caving.
A day specifically for anyone new to caving,(even if they have never been underground before) who wishes to experience an underground trip and learn some basic skills. This will be a relaxed informative day with the main focus ensuring people have an enjoyable trip and are left keen to do more caving.
We will meet at a local caving club, where we will spend a couple of hours looking at some topics such as; different types of caves, access to caves, cave conservation, safety, geology, the BCA / CNCC, various equipment and clothing used.
After a bit of lunch, we will get changed (caving kit can be supplied) and then head off (transport required) to a suitable cave. Underground we will look at numerous aspects of caving; moving through various types of passages, cave formations, small climbs, cave conservation, flooding, navigation and keeping ourselves safe.
Equipment can be provided free of charge
Suitable for accompanied under 18's
This workshop remains subject to government covid regulations. In the event of cancellation, participants will be contacted with the option of either a rearranged date or a refund.
Please Note: On completion of booking you will automatically receive joining instructions by email. Please check your junk folder if required.