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JOINING A CAVING CLUB Caving Club
For most cavers, joining a club is the easiest way that they can go caving regularly and safely.  Clubs provide an opportunity to meet other people with the same interests where up-to-date knowledge can be shared.

 

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CAVING REGIONS Caving Regions
In Britain almost all caving takes place in areas where the rock is a form of limestone; the main caving areas are shown on the map below - so you may have to be prepared to travel quite a long way to go caving.

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Caver Training Print E-mail

LEARNING TO CAVE SAFELYLearning SRT
It is important to develop the basic skills and techniques which will enable you to visit more challenging caves. This training can be gained in a number of ways. 

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Caving Equipment Print E-mail

WHAT SHALL I WEAR? Caving Group
For your first caving trip you should be able to borrow a lamp and helmet until you decide whether you want to go caving again. You may be able to borrow some other specialist clothes, such as a waterproof oversuit, and other gear. However, don't worry if you can't, the following will be suitable for a first trip:

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BCA Print E-mail

THE BRITISH CAVING ASSOCIATION (BCA)BCA Logo 
The BRITISH CAVING ASSOCIATION is recognised by the UK Sports Council as the National Governing Body for caving in Great Britain. It is a federation of Regional Caving Councils, National Bodies with specialist interests, Caving Clubs and Individual Members. www.british-caving.org.uk

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Safety Print E-mail

SAFETY New CaversIN CAVING
Caving can be a very strenuous activity and also has the potential to be dangerous and sometimes life threatening.  Following these guidelines will help to keep your trip safe:

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Conservation Print E-mail

CAVE CONSERVATION by Stu Gardiner
Caves are one of the most fascinating environments known to Man where it is still possible to participate in original exploration. They have taken thousands of years to evolve their fantastic shapes, and crystal & clay formations.

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National Cave Conservation Policy Print E-mail

NATIONAL CAVE CONSERVATION POLICYDaren Cilau Bush
Caves form a unique and vulnerable part of our natural and archaeological heritage. Their conservation is important for many reasons. As a nationally rare and integral element of our natural heritage, caves are worthy of conservation in their own right. There is a moral duty to conserve them for the benefit of future generations.

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Novice FAQ Print E-mail
FAQ's for Novices
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