Club background

This part of the site is under construction and in will portray the history of the club that has successfully provided  a springing board for the character and the current activities of the club. The planned components for the future are: –


History and origins


A modern perspective

A series of headline articles from journals and from members to reflect historical activities plus current activity and expeditions.

Early videos of Arthur Dolphin first ascents at Almscliff and in the Lake district contrasted against modern ascents with modern ropes and equipment.

A description of early exploration and surveys of Yorkshire Caves.