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Introduction to Caving Course

Course Level: 
Caving - Beginners
Course Location: 
Peak District
Course Ratio: 
1:6
Course Duration: 
1 day
Price: £89.00
Course Overview: 

This introduction to caving in Derbyshire provides you with an exciting opportunity to explore the wonderful world of underground caves and mines. This session takes place in predominately horizontal passages where you will be given expert instruction, specialist caving equipment and a safe, enjoyable trip. As you explore this underground world we can inform you about the origin of caves and their history, this adds value to the whole experience.

Our instructors can also increase the level of challenge with optional squeezes and watery passages to negotiate.

Course Benefits: 
  • Good staff ratios allowing more personal input per person
  • A brilliant introduction to the sport
  • Learn from each other
During the course you will learn about: 
  • A basic introduction to the sport including how to set up equipment, lighting etc
  • Cave development
  • Risks associated with caving
  • Learn about different cave features and formations 

After this course people are generally excited about doing more caving as it was far better than they anticipated.

Course Prerequisites: 

None

Equipment Required: 

All specialist equipment is provided however you will need to bring a full change of clothes and a towel. Caving clothes should be warm, fleece type material and layers is important (no denim) You will also need to bring suitable underground food e.g. chocolate bars and something to drink.

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"“Abseiling and Caving for Explorer Scouts” Reviewed 2 weeks ago Visiting Peak District for a week of Activities with small group of Explorer Scouts aged 14-16, we set up a day of abseiling..."
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