Derbyshire
Caving
Association

The Derbyshire Caver

latest coverThe Derbyshire Caver is the Newsletter of the DCA.

Annual subscription for 4 issues posted to you: £10.00

Published quarterly. Price £2 a copy.  (Over the counter in the Mining Museum at Matlock Bath and the Old Smithy café at Monyash.)

 Previous editions of the newsletter are available below.

pdf0DCA Newsletter 55 - June 1984
  • Sporting Cavers and Cave Archaeologists, Cave Archaeologists and Sporting Cavers
  • Drills and Pumps for use Underground
  • Speedwell's Main Rising - a Brief History
  • Derbyshire News
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Review
  • DCA Officers
  • Rescue Report?
pdf1DCA Newsletter 54 - February 1984
  • The Whirlpool and beyond
  • Water Analysis in P8, Derbyshire
  • Sty Pot, Buxton/Cave at Fairfield, Buxton?/Perryfoot Cave, Gautries Hole
  • Rescue Reports
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Conservation & Access Officer's Report for 1983
  • Access and Cavers
  • Gates
  • Winnatt's Head Cave. Derbyshire
pdf2DCA Newsletter 53 - October 1983
  • The Old Ash Discoveries
  • Stalactite Passage, P8
  • Plunge Hole, Stanley Moor, Buxton
  • P8, Perryfoot - Sump C/11, Sump B/111
  • Coconut Airways, The Traverse of West Chamber, Oxlow Caverns
  • P8, Perryfoot  - Sump A/V
  • Diving in Holme Bank Chert Mine
  • Coalpithole- Rake Shaft, Perryfoot
  • Winnatt's Head Cave
  • Darfar Pot, T Pot, Manifold Area.
  • Rescue Report
  • P6, Perryfoot
  • Rowter Hole
  • Maskhill Mine
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Conservation and Access and the Law
  • Disused and Abandoned Mines Working Party Report
  • Registry Progress Report 1
  • Recent Discoveries in the Manifold Valley
  • DCA Officers
pdf3DCA Newsletter 52 - June 1983
  • P5 Swaller, Perryfoot
  • DCRO Rescue Reports
  • NCA AGM
  • DCA Conservation and Access
  • Officers Report 1982
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Dr Gordon Warwick
  • Derbyshire News
  • DCA Officers
pdf4DCA Newsletter 51 - March 1983
  • Recent Work in the Hamps Valley
  • Thunderstorm Flood Danger
  • Grave Dangers of Rappel Racks (NCA Equipment Information Report)
  • International Rescue Operation in Mexico
  • Derbyshire Rope Trick Again
  • Review: "The Red Dragon" No. 9 1983/83
  • Conservation - Whose Pigeon?
  • Derbyshire News
  • Yorkshire News/Welsh News
  • Grant Aid for International Caving Expeditions
  • Whernside SRT  Try-out Service. January 1983
  • A Regional Strategy for the 1980's
  • The AGM and the Future of DCA
  • Officers for l983
pdf5DCA Newsletter 49-50 - October 1982
  • Editorial and Publications Officer's Retiring Address: Dave Gill
  • The Life and Work of Nellie Kirkham
  • The Rescue from Dido's Cave
  • DCRO Rescue Reports
  • NCA Equipment Information Report: The possibility of Karabiner Failure at Low Loads
  • Conference on "Law and the Countryside"
  • The British Caving Equipment Store - Explanatory Notes
  • Review: "The Lyre No. 5, Septemper 1981"
  • The Kingsdale Fiasco and its Aftermath
  • Odd Items
  • Abseiling
  • Access Notes
  • The Lost Caves of Britain
  • The Cheedale Cleanup