New to caving - Try caving hosted by the CNCC

8 Sep 2024
Selside near Horton in Ribblesdale
Ian Patrick -
Places available:
NONE (workshop full)

Suitable for anyone who wants try caving for the first time and possibly take it up as a hobby. 

A chance to experience the incredible underground world of the Yorkshire Dales. 

Hosted by the CNCC (Council for the Northern Caving Community) this day is for anyone who thinks they would like to take up caving and would like to experience it and find out more about this fascinating pastime.

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.

After getting changed we will head underground where 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.

Afterwards we will head off for tea and biscuits and look at what options are available for anyone who feels inspired to continue with this new activity.

Equipment can be provided free of charge (Helmet, Light, Oversuit,Belt)

Suitable for accompanied 12 - 18  Year Olds

To Bring:  

  • Full set of warm clothes (These WILL get wet)  Fleece type clothes are best
  • Wellies or old walking boots
  • Food and Drink
  • A full set of dry clothes for afterwards and a towel will be useful. 

Meeting arrangements:

Meet 9.45am at  “Alum Pot Lane”

location HERE 

There are no facilities at the location so please plan appropriately.


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 on the details above)

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




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