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Caving is a popular sport in the Peak District with plenty of underground caverns and tunnels to be explored

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Peak District Caving - CAVING - With Safety in Mind.
It seemed that events were conspiring against us, in our bid to complete a Titan to Peak Cavern through trip. Getting all the logistics in place to attempt what is probably the ultimate caving trip in the Peak District are almost as complex as the trip itself.    The keys enabling access to the Titan shaft are only loaned under a set of strict criteria, understandably so, this is after all the biggest natural shaft in Britain at 465ft. The name not only reflects the shaft size but also the dogged determination of...
Peak District Blog Posted on Tuesday, 01 March 2011 11:31AM
CAVING - With Safety in Mind.
It’s the experience that makes the difference! At Acclimbatize we consider that quality and safety are intrinsic! Our supreme levels of expertise combined with an intimate knowledge of the local area mean that activity sessions spent with us are both action packed and fun. We specialise in the delivery of bespoke outdoor adventure experiences and uniquely planned challenge events.  We deliver to a diversity of client groups including: Stag and Hen weekends, Team away days, Family Holidays, Individual training and...
Peak District Blog Posted on Thursday, 10 February 2011 12:58PM
Peak District Team Building - Acclimbatize - Matlock
Peak District Caving - Lathkill Head Cave
A team of seven Acclimbatize staff were out after work on Friday for a nocturnal excursion into Lathkill Head Cave. With a deservedly tough reputation the Lathkill system was until relatively recently a serious proposition for all subterranean explorers.   The resurgence entrance (the mouth of the cave from which an underground watercourse resurfaces) gives the best indicator of streams levels underground.  In winter months the cave can be out of bounds continuously.        Even in...
Peak District Blog Posted on Tuesday, 08 March 2011 12:08PM
Lathkill Head Cave
Blue Mountain Activities The Derbyshire Peak District is a fantastic area for outdoor adventure activities, with rolling hills and moorland, together with fast flowing rivers through spectacular limestone gorges. The Peak District is centrally located in the UK with good motorway access. Whether Rock Climbing in stunning and picturesque surroundings, at a ‘classic’ venue for example, Stanage Edge, or a Canoe descent of an exciting white water rapid on the River Derwent at Matlock or exploring the spectacular...
Peak District Blog Posted on Monday, 14 February 2011 08:47PM
Peak District Things To Do - Blue Mountain Activities - Chesterfield
If you are looking for excitement, challenge, adventure or a fine day out in the countryside, then look no further. With over fifty years experience and an exemplary safety record Lindley Educational Trust offers adventurous activities and challenges for groups and families. We can offer a wide range of day activities or a structured developmental programme and are confident you will have an experience that will stay with you for many years. Activity Programmes Our programmes provide opportunities for individuals and teams to discover...
Peak District Blog Posted on Thursday, 10 March 2011 11:51AM
Peak District Activities - Hollowford Activities - Castleton
Set in the heart of the Peak District, Oaklands Manor is an inspirational outdoor leadership centre offering the unique combination of high quality developmental and experiential learning with a wide range of challenging outdoor activities in a stunning environment. We cater for a wide range of clients, from education providers and youth groups, looking for outdoor activity and leadership packages, to commercial organisations looking to deliver a motivational team building or high-end executive programme, to individuals looking to achieve...
Peak District Blog Posted on Monday, 28 January 2013 11:12AM
Peak District Activities - Oaklands Manor Outdoor Leadership Centre- Buxton
Peak District Caving - A return to the White River Series
        Having retreated (due to heavy water) from a previous attempt to descend Titan, our team reconvened in the warmth of a beautiful spring morning for a second attempt. All the arrangements were made for a late exit from Peak Cavern and a team of willing volunteers to retrieve our ropes the following day.  The underground journey went without incident except to say that the crawl between the top of Block Hall, a vertical section of cave (negotiated by a set of fixed ropes) and the White River...
Peak District Blog Posted on Monday, 18 April 2011 10:36AM
A return to the White River Series
Evolution Outdoors Ltd has provided top quality adventurous outdoor activities since 2007.   Based in the Peak District, Evolution Outdoors is a young and exciting outdoors company run by an unusual mix of people with backgrounds ranging from ex-soldiers to chemistry graduates, all with a wealth of outdoors and leadership experience.   We are a family run business with an emphasis on fun but safe outdoors activities. We limit the number of clients we work with in order to ensure the quality of our courses are kept to the highest...
Peak District Blog Posted on Monday, 16 July 2012 01:16PM
Peak District Activities - Evolution Outdoors - Chesterfield
The Blue John Cavern in the Peak District is a series of caverns considered to be the finest range in Great Britain.   Our Cavern Tours are of immense educational interest showing clearly how the caverns are formed in limestone strata and how the limestone itself had much earlier been formed by the deposits on the floors of great oceans which have long since receded, as the fossilised remains of marine animals now show.   The Cavern is well illuminated by electric lighting. Very comprehensive planning was necessary here to ensure...
Peak District Blog Posted on Friday, 16 September 2011 02:18PM
The Original Blue John Cavern , Craft Shop and Cafe- Castleton
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