Welcome to the new DCA Web Site
2/4/2013 - New Anchor Tests Reports.
2/4/2013 - On the news page:- Suicide Cave Boulder is now moving.
The Derbyshire Caving Association Conservation Officer vacancy.
A replacement conservation officer is being urgently sought, as Dave Webb is reluctantly stepping down as Derbyshire's Conservation Officer at the end of February 2013. Dave has served in this important and demanding post for the last ten years, but feels that with an ever increasing workload the time has come to hand over to a successor who will be able to maintain and build on his good work of the past decade.
The job entails working within an existing conservation team to actively promote cave conservation and DCA's policy on cave conservation, as well as overseeing and identifying essential conservation work in the field. Applicants must be prepared to maintain Derbyshire's already enviable communication channels with statutory bodies such as Natural England, the Environment Agency, and the National Trust. These links are considered vital, as is promoting the value of conservation to cavers and caving clubs.
3/11/12 - Latest update on CO2 levels in Nettle Pot.
11/10/12 - Waterfall Hole (Including Crock Pot).
27/9/12 - The current CO2 situation may be affecting many more venues than Nettle, and, is thought to have something to do with the persistent low-pressure climate this year, so cave with caution everyone.
25/9/12 - The New DCA Handbook and Amendments to the 2012 handbook can be found on this page.
Latest JH (Bitch Pitch) News - 14/9/12
If you want to get hold of the long awaited Caves of the Peak District Book, click here.
The aim of the Derbyshire Caving Association is to foster the spirit of co-operation between organisations and individuals interested in any aspect of caving and kindred subjects in the area of Derbyshire and vicinity and to foster co-operation between the caving world and other bodies or individuals.
Derbyshire Caving Association
3 Greenway, Hulland Ward
Ashbourne. DE6 3FE