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    Artificial caves

    Does anybody know of any artificial caves available to hire? Reasonably large ones... Excluding BCA and DCA ones. I have tried cave bus and odin but they are both booked when I want them. It's for a big scouting event. Thanks!
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    PICA memberships 2017

    Peak Instructed Caving Affiliation (PICA) subs are now due for 2017. Please check your emails, if you were a member in 2016 you should have had a renewal through. Subs are the same level as 2016: Voluntary Groups- ?20/Freelancer- ?25/Small Organisation- ?35/Outdoor Centres and Organisations-...
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    Bagshawe cavern chain

    I was in Bagshawe cavern the other day and noticed the chain on the climb down to the full moon series is looking rather worn on some of the links. I wouldn't want to rely on this if I slipped! Do others generally climb while using the chain as an aid or would you put a handline down if needed?
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    Jug Holes 08/06/2013

    Hi everybody, Derbyshire Scout Caving Team will be running an activity day at Jug Holes on Saturday the 8th June 2013. We will have 80 Scouts + their leaders throughout the day (9am - 5pm) spread throughout the Lower series. Just a warning that if you were planning on going there on this day...