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  • Annual Dinner 2017

    The Menu for the 2017 Annual Dinner to be held on Saturday 18th March at the Craven Arms, Giggleswick is now available. The cost will be £25 per head. Accommodation is available at the Craven Arms (although it’s not cheap -£60 per person per night – [...]

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  • Photo Competition 2017 Results

    The competition was on Sat 4th February 2017 at Bullpot Farm. Results below. Quite a good selection of photos entered. Thanks to Boz for judging. It was a shame that there were only three entries for the Abroad Underground category, so Bill Nix won so [...]

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  • 2017 Subscriptions

    It’s that time of year again, time to arrange payment of your 2017 subscription. As per last year there is only one level of membership for ALL members + public Liability insurance of your choice (Caving or Non-Caving) unless you pay your insurance through another [...]

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  • 2018 Calendar Project

    We are aiming to produce a reversible format calendar, featuring the Yorkshire Dales above ground on one side and below ground on the reverse. The calendar will be offered for sale to members and also to tourist outlets in the Dales. All proceeds will go [...]

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  • Boxing Day Walk

    The walk was around the Stickle Pikes, down to near Broughton Mills and then back up north past Raven’s Crag in the Duddon valley on a very windy but sunny day. Several highlights were the visit to slate mines near Kiln Bank and when Pete [...]

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  • Grant awarded from the National Park Authority

    On 16th December 2016 we were formally notified from the Yorkshire Dales National Park that we have been given £8,000 SDF grant for Environmental Improvements to Bullpot Farm. This money will be available for a year from the start of the project on 1st February [...]

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  • Journal 11

    RRCPC JOURNAL 11 Just published. 245 pages full of exploration, photos, surveys recorded over the last 6 years. A must have record of the clubs activities over the last few years. Copies available direct from the editor – Ray Duffy at £25. If you want a [...]

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  • Farm Speleo 2016

       email me some more pics A really enjoyable event organised by Andy Chapman. slide shows given by the following members: Park Fell & Upper Ribblesdale by Andy Hall Mexico caving by Andy Chapman East Timor Expedition 2015 by Peter Talling Mayamar Expedition by Fluer Loveridge Avon Pot Explorartions by Ray Duffy The [...]

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  • Check your Croll Ascender

    Petzl recently had some returns from cavers, who reported major wear on their CROLL ascender. After examining six returned ascenders, Petzl found that the stainless wear plate was perforated and that the cam was worn beyond the product retirement criteria defined by Petzl. This excessive [...]

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  • Working weekend

    The next weekend will be first weekend in October See photos below. Thanks to all those that helped. Click on each image for larger view Loads of jobs done: Internal decorating External decorating Library shelving Gutters cleared Roof repairs completed External walling repairs Strimming Pointing  

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