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Offline Madness

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Re: Caves requiring BCA insurance/membership for access
« Reply #25 on: April 03, 2019, 08:48:29 am »
Do the owners of Peak/Speedwell actually own the land that JH or Titan is on?

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Re: Caves requiring BCA insurance/membership for access
« Reply #26 on: April 03, 2019, 10:47:30 am »
Might be worth mentioning, that the conditions for Peak Cavern, include all parts of the Peak/Speedwell system. So this includes Titan, JH, Speedwell, Peak Cavern as well as the Swine Hole.

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JH might have link into Peak, but I don't think you need BCA insurance cover for it.

official access document disagrees....
see https://www.peakspeedwell.info/images/Documents/Peak_Titan_JH_Information_Feb_2016.pdf (linked from https://www.peakspeedwell.info/index.php/access-information/peak-cavern-access)

bottom of page 3:
"JH Information: ...  - Individuals must be over 18 years of age and covered by a suitable insurance policy such as the BCA scheme when entering any part of the Peak-Speedwell system. This includes JH."
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Re: Caves requiring BCA insurance/membership for access
« Reply #27 on: April 08, 2019, 09:06:12 am »
thanks @Benfool, @royfellows, @Jenny P @Madness for your additions

Updated list:

BCA REQUIRED:
  • Yorkshire - White Scar cave: Access is available to groups of two or more who are members of a caving club affiliated to a recognised body such as the British Caving Association. : https://whitescarcave.co.uk/group-visits/caving
  • Wales - Dan Yr Ogof : Particular attention is drawn to the requirement that all members of the party must have BCA Public Liability Insurance. Please note that the BCA insurance is the only insurance policy recognised by the showcave's management. : http://www.dyo.org.uk/access.html
  • Derbyshire - Bagshawe Cavern : Let Amanda have proof of current BCA liability insurance : https://registry.thedca.org.uk/sitedetails.php?id=218
  • Derbyshire - Snake mine : For each proposed visit Mrs Slater would like a list of names, addresses and BCA insurance numbers for all members of the party : https://registry.thedca.org.uk/registry/sitedetails.php?id=400
  • Mendip - St Chuthberts Swallet: 11 : All cavers must have current BCA insurance : from "St. Cuthberts Swallet Rules dated 07/04.2018" - not currently available online, but provided on booking.
  • Yorkshire - Casterton Fell (eg Lancaster Hole, Cow Pot, County Pot, Wretched Rabbit, Pool Sink, Top Sink) "Permit requests can be made by email by any BCA member club" : CNCC eg: https://cncc.org.uk/cave/county-pot
  • Wales - various mines where access is managed by Cave Access Ltd (CAL) : Access to CAL sites is freely available to all cavers and mine explorers with BCA insurance (either as a Direct Insured Member or Club Insured Member) http://www.caveaccess.co.uk/access.html
    • Parc Lead Mine
    • Rhiwbach Slate Quarry/Mine
    • Bryneglwys Slate Quarry/Mine
    • Hendre Ddu Slate Quarry
    • Cae Coch Sulphur Mine
    • Henfwlch Mine
    • Minilyn Slate Quarry
    • Talybont Mine (Allt y Crib)
    • Gwrych Castle Mines
    • Temple Mine
    • Hafna Mine
BCA or equivalent liability insurance REQUIRED:



BCA RECOMMENDED:

  • Mendip - Charterhouse CC caves (GB, Charterhouse, Longwood, Rhino Rift) : CCC Ltd recommends, but does not require, for your own and your caving companions benefit that you are insured. British Caving Association (B.C.A.) member clubs are able to issue temporary public liability caving insurance to their guests for a small fee. http://charterhouse-caving-company.ltd.uk/
It's unbelievable what people are willing to do in the name of conformity