Training & Conservation


We run various training events throughout the year to ensure that all members are at the appropriate skill level for their caving and to inform our members about conservation.

See Upcoming Trips for training events or contact the Training and Conservation Officer


Cave with care and prior thought

Disturb nothing without consulting other cavers

Avoid touching formations

Keep to marked routes and never cross conservation tapes

Take nothing but photographs

Do not pollute the cave, leave nothing behind

BCA Caving Conservation Guidelinesbca


Masson CG members are regularly involved in cave and mine conservation, often in cooperation with other orgs like the DCA.

pipistrelle bat


Many of the caves and especially mines in the Peak District contain roosting bats. Masson Caving Group follows the DCA Guidlines for bats underground and reports bat sightings to the Derbyshire Bat Group.



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