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Stories in Stone Introduction to Caving 2017
Mon 24 July 2017, 17:00 – 20:00 BST
Introduction to Caving. Explore the beauty of underground Ingleborough. Stream ways, waterfalls, small climbs, walking, stooping and crawling is all part of the fun. Squeezes are optional. Learn about how the caves were formed and how we need to protect them too.
These Caving Trips start at 5.00 pm and finish at approximately 8.00 pm
We will meet you at the parking place nearest the cave and directions will be given on booking.
Everyone will change into the caving kit at the road head and walk a short distance to the cave before going underground.
Minimum Age is 8 years old.
What we supply.
Caving oversuits, helmets, lights, belts, wellies, and all safety gear.
What to Wear:
Each person should wear warm clothing i.e. trousers (NOT JEANS)Socks x2 pair, underwear, two layers of
upper-body wear (e.g. sweatshirt/pullover/fleece/fibre pile etc), at least one of which should have full length
arms. At certain times of the year hat, gloves and a scarf are also advisable.
What to bring:
A complete change of clothes and a towel - you will get WET
A bin liner for your wet clothes
What we will need from you before the event:-
A contact number for when you are in the area.
The name(s) of participants alongside their feet size, approximate height and build (S, M, L, XL, XXL etc.)
The age of any under 18s
We will provide you with a medical form or parental consent form as appropriate on booking.
These caving trips are being subsidised through Stories in Stone, a four-year programme of conservation and community projects concentrated on the Ingleborough area. The scheme has been developed by the Ingleborough Dales Landscape Partnership and is supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.