Introduction to Vertical Caving

Introduction to Vertical Caving

 This indoor course is for people with little or no experience of using SRT (Single Rope Technique).

Familiarisation with the kit while learning good habits, not dangerous techniques.

Basic Techniques using the low and high platforms, traversing bar and rigging bar.

This course takes place in our ‘Activity Barn’ ensuring you learn as much as possible in ideal an ideal training environment.

We always maintain safe instructor to group ratios – Prices shown are for one instructor to group ratio. If you have a larger group please contact us for costs.

Please discuss a suitable date and time with us before booking – activities already in the diary with places remaining on which you can simply book, can be seen on our ‘Eventbrite’ calendar here

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Description

This indoor course is for people with little or no experience of using SRT (Single Rope Technique).

Familiarisation with the kit while learning good habits, not dangerous techniques.

Basic Techniques using the low and high platforms, traversing bar and rigging bar.

This course takes place in our ‘Activity Barn’ ensuring you learn as much as possible in ideal an ideal training environment.

Equipment or Clothing you will need

Where activities take place underground we provide the equipment advice below, however this is normally an indoor course within our training area. You will need wellies, warm ‘outdoor’ type clothing and if you already have it your own SRT kit.

Caving:

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.)

View any trips already in the diary with places remaining

We use Eventbrite which is a well regarded event booking system, however you can also contact us by phone or email
If you don’t want to organise a trip just for you or your group – we organise regular ‘open’ activities on which you can just book places.
You can view our current activities in the diary by clicking on this link to Everbrite :



Enquire about a bespoke trip

We can provide activities to meet your needs, but need a little information in order to give you a quote.

Please fill in the form below and we will get back to you as quickly as we can. There is no obligation and we are always happy to help.

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In the diary now

As well as organising bespoke activities to meet your needs, we keep a diary of regular activities which are 'open', so that you can just book a place.

We use Eventbrite which is a well regarded event booking system, however you can also contact us by phone, email or via the form on the right

Enquiry form

We can provide activities to meet your needs, but need a little information in order to give you a quote.

Please fill in the form below and we will get back to you as quickly as we can. There is no obligation and we are always happy to help.