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Caving Courses

Take a step into the dark, secret and mysterious world of horizontal caves and ancient mines. An ideal introduction for people wishing their first steps underground to be fun, carefully organised, informative and conducted by highly experienced and nationally qualified instructors.

Learn about the cave, its geology and the 300 million years it took to create it. Pick up tips on how to move underground efficiently; maybe try your hand at wet sections, muddy bits or squeezes and we promise you won’t get stuck! We offer day courses and weekends for those wanting to try out caving, after that we have advanced caving available to small groups looking to book adventures.

Caving Courses

Horizontal Caving Experience

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Price: £79.00 Per Person (inc VAT)

Location: Peak District

Duration: 1 Day

Ratio: 1:8

Take a step into the dark, secret and mysterious world of horizontal caves and ancient mines . Our Peak District based B eginner Caving Course is aimed at those who have not been caving before as we venture in and out of a couple of cave systems on this day to get a feel for the mysterious underground world !   An ideal introduction for people wishing their first....

Horizontal Caving Experience

Vertical Caving Experience

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Price: £79.00 Per Person (inc VAT)

Location: Peak District

Duration: 1 Day

Ratio: 1:6

Our Vertical Caving Courses based in the Peak District deliver adventure caving combined with the exhilaration of underground abseils and ladder climbing ! Explore deeper cave and mine systems, using our specialist ladder and safety line techniques . You won’t need any additional training courses to take part, just a bit of fitness and determination.   Descend into....

Vertical Caving Experience

Beginner Caving Course

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Price: £149.00 Per Person (inc VAT)

Location: Peak District

Duration: 2 Days

Ratio: 1:8 then 1:6

A real adventurous 2 day course covering both horizontal and vertical guided caving . Take a step into the dark, secret and mysterious world of horizontal caves and ancient mines . Our Peak District based beginner caving course is aimed at those who have not been caving before as we venture in and out of a couple of cave systems on this day to get a feel for the mysterious....

Beginner Caving Course

Improvers Caving Skills Course

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Price: £189.00 Per Person (inc VAT)

Location: Peak District

Duration: 2 Days

Ratio: 1:6

A true underground challenge and adventure caving combined with the exhilaration of underground abseils and ladder climbing!    So whats the progression? This is a step beyond the beginner caving experience, we will delve deeper and go further, more ladders and longer abseils - the intermediate caving day is a great challenge.  Explore deeper cave and mine systems, using our....

Improvers Caving Skills Course

SRT Caving Course

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Price: £229.00 Per Person (inc VAT)

Location: Peak District

Duration: 2 Days

Ratio: 1:3

Single Rope Technique is the modern, effective method of exploring deep, vertical caves such as Gaping Gill in Yorkshire and Titan in Derbyshire. Simply put, SRT is about abseiling to descend and prussiking up the rope to ascend. This course is designed for those who have some caving experience and want to learn SRT to take their caving further. The first morning is spent on the surface,....

SRT Caving Course

Private Caving Instructor Booking

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Price: £229.00 Per Day (inc VAT)

Location: Peak District

Duration: 1 Day

Ratio: n/a

A huge part of our work is private guiding.  We are very proud of the adventures we have had with our clients and the great times we have spent together.   Private guiding suits the type of person with minimum time but maximum ambition because it enables them to get the very most from the time they have.  It also gives us a lot of flexibility on dates and times, which suits busy people....

Private Caving Instructor Booking

LCMLA Local Cave Leader Level 1

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Price: £180.00 Per Person (inc VAT)

Location: Peak District

Duration: 2 Days

Ratio: 1:6

The Local Cave Mine Leader Award (LCMLA) is an accreditation scheme for those leading groups in UK caves and abandoned mines. The LCMLA scheme is nationally administered by the British Caving Association. Level 1 is appropriate for leaders working in horizontal cave/mine systems and Level 2 for those who lead groups in caves and mines with vertical pitches.   These LCMLA training....

LCMLA Local Cave Leader Level 1

LCMLA Local Cave Leader Level 2

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Price: £180.00 Per Person (inc VAT)

Location: Peak District

Duration: 2 Days

Ratio: 1:4

The Local Cave Mine Leader Award (LCMLA) is an accreditation scheme for those leading groups in UK caves and abandoned mines. The LCMLA scheme is nationally administered by the British Caving Association. Level 1 is appropriate for leaders working in horizontal cave/mine systems and Level 2 for those who lead groups in caves and mines with vertical pitches.   These LCMLA training....

LCMLA Local Cave Leader Level 2

Caving Instructor Certificate (CIC) Training

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Price: £445.00 Per Person (inc VAT)

Location: Peak District

Duration: 4 Days

Ratio: 1:4

The Cave Instructor Certificate (CIC ) Scheme is the highest instructing award designed for those involved in introducing others to caving , passing on technical skills to others and coaching in a variety of caves. It allows the holder to instruct/guide caving in all areas of the UK.   These CIC training courses are offered by Phil Baker (Trainer/Assessor for all BCA awards....

Caving Instructor Certificate (CIC) Training

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You can hire one of our coaches, instructors or guides from only £199 per day. They'll tailor the day to suit your aims and aspirations perfectly. You can enjoy one to one coaching or if you get together as a group, depending on the activity, you can split that cost between as many of you as you like. If you are a group we can run any of the courses listed on a date that suits you and your friends or you could just write your own agenda for a week or weekend and we'll price it up for you.

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