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Introduction to Vertical Caving
This Introduction to Vertical Caving course in the Yorkshire Dales is designed for those with little or no previous experience of using the Single Rope Technique (SRT). Throughout the day you shall have a chance to learn SRT in a safe indoor environment.
You’ll meet at the Yorkshire Dales Guides base in Hornby Laithe where you shall familiarise yourself with the kit and learn the basic techniques using the low and high platforms, traversing bar and rigging bar.
You’ll be in very safe hands as your instructor is a local, qualified and very experienced caver and has thorough knowledge of SRT and the underground caving systems in the Yorkshire Dales.
During the course you will learn about:
• Single Rope Technique
This introduction to caving course is a great basis to progress to more advance courses such as:
• Intermediate Caving
• Advanced Caving
Please note: your own transport is required to get to the site.
For further information regarding Introduction to Vertical Caving in the Yorkshire Dales please call 01748 900 420 and quote DB004.
This activity can be run on a date to suit people’s needs (subject to availability). For more information please contact us at email@example.com or call o1748 900 420.
The Introduction to vertical caving course starts at 9.30am and finishes at 4.00pm
Please ring 01748 900 420 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for dates of the introduction to vertical caving course.
Recommended clothing and safety elements:
• Caving under / over suits
• safety gear
Please bring the flowing with you:
• A towel
• Two pairs of long thick socks
• A change of underwear
• Any personal medication (please make us aware of any serious medical condition at the time of booking)
At certain times of the year a thermal top, hat, gloves and a scarf are also advisable!
Number of participants
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