“Pull Through” Caving skills

12 May 2024
Meet Ingleton Carpark

The Yorkshire Dales are blessed with some classic Pull Through trips.  This practical workshop looks at the skills and equipment required to navigate them in a way that reduces the risk and helps with a slicker more enjoyable trip.

Trainer: Sam Litten 

Format: Meeting in Ingleton carpark. 9.30am. From here the group will travel to the required location. 

Ideally a surface session will be spent looking at equipment and techniques before heading to a suitable cave to fully practice the skills in a real environment . 

This workshop is subject  to change in view of possible water levels on the day

This is not a workshop for a guided pull through trip and we will not will be visiting Swinsto or Simpsons Pot.

(You will need your own transport)


  • Equipment choice and preparation 
  • Rigging
  • Traversing 
  • Pitch head “protocols”
  • Descending
  • Problem solving


Suitable For: SRT competent cavers who have a basic knowledge of standard SRT rigging. 

Please Note: On completion of a successful booking you will receive a confirmation email from PayPal. (This email from Paypal is your confirmation that you are booked on the workshop and all relevant details are below)

Unfortunately we cannot offer refunds or transfer of workshops. However if you are unable to attend you are welcome to pass your place onto someone else.

Joining instructions:  Meet 9.45am Outside the toilets in Ingleton main carpark (Next to the community centre).  Full Caving Kit, food and drink required. 



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