We are an active and friendly caving club that welcomes both new and experienced cavers. Despite our name, we are mainly a caving club, though some members do climb as well. We are mostly based in Cheshire and Staffordshire, but some members live further away. Our caving and mine exploration takes place locally in the Peak District and Yorkshire Dales and further afield in this country and abroad.
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If you are totally new to caving and want to know what it is all about, then read What We Do and Why We Do It.
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The latest news from the club. Just the most recent updates appear here. All the news, including older news (olds?) can be found on the News page.
Lock Down 3 means no caving. The web wrangler has been using the enforced time to modify the web site to use webp images, as well as jpeg and png formats. For browsers that support webp, which is most modern ones, users should see shorter download and faster loading times for pages with lots of pictures. Older browsers will still work, but won't see the speed improvement.
A new Newsletter has been been delivered by our editor. Read what we have been up to in the brief gaps between lock downs.
Lock Down 3 in England means that the trips we had planned are canceled while it is in effect.
We can arrange supervised caving trips for individuals, or for small groups, with all equipment provided. Our ability to do this was initially funded through a National Lottery grant. If you are interested, then please get in touch.
The CCPC Peak District Rigging Guide has moved on-line. The most comprehensive collection of SRT rigging topos for the Peak and free to use by all cavers. Accessible by clicking, or tapping the book below and via a link in the menu on any page.
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As a club we aim to minimise the impact we have on the cave environment by following the BCA Caving Conservation Code.
As a club, Crewe Climbing & Potholing Club (C.C.P.C.) recognizes that the activities undertaken by Club Members may involve a danger of personal injury or death. As participants in such activities, all adult Members of C.C.P.C. (including Temporary Members) must be aware of, and accept, these risks, and must be responsible for their own actions, and for their own safety. [CCPC Risk Statement. 01-01-2015]
Des Kelly in Ireby Fell Cavern. Photo © Grace Chu 2014.
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