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 from the News page.
Four CCPC members, plus two guests made their way up from Kettlewell in Wharfedale for a Provi-Dow traverse, via Dowbergill Passage. Two turned back in Providence Pot, but the remaining four arrived at Dow Cave after a wet and cold trip. Well done to the successful traversees.
Newsletters are coming thick and fast, as the writing bug has bitten several members. Read our latest here.
A trip to Alderley Edge in Cheshire today and a descent of West Mine. CreweCPC members presence lowered both the tone of the neighborhood and the house prices for the stockbrokers and premier league footballers who live in the area. Photos from Gaz here.
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]
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Des Kelly in Ireby Fell Cavern. Photo © Grace Chu 2014.
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