Below are indexes of all the contents of the published Kendal Caving Club journals in our archives, and links to download them.

While these are freely available for all to read, please note the hard work involved in producing these documents by the original editors, and that the copyright resides with those authors and the club.

KCC Journal #1 (Nov 1963)

– The Karst of the Pindus Mountains, Greece (D C Mercer)
– Caving with a School Party (G Williams)
– Giant’s Hole, Derbyshire (Trevor Faulkner)
– Eighteenth-Century Cavers (G Williams)
– Geomorphology & Caves of the Causse Mejean (G Williams)
– Tackle 1963 (L. Greenbank & D Heap)
– Glomfjord, Arctic Norway, 1961 (D.W. Holden)
– The Pilgrim Chaucer Left Out (G W)
– The Dump: History & Other Observations (Kevin Cowle)
– Flood Cavern, Dentdale (L Cowle)
– The KCC Expedition to the Pyrenees, 1963 (D Heap & L Cowle)

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KCC Journal (1966-1967)

Note: this is labelled as ‘Volume V No. 3’

– Caves of Northern Norway
– God Jul i Nordland
– The Fellow in Front
– Some notes on Park Fell
– Notes on the Pots, Sink Holes and caves of the North East Flank of Widdale Fell
– The KCC in Sutherland
– Recent Discoveries in Swildons Hole
– Impressions of Caving in Australia
– Notes on High Gill Caves
– Quotes
– Ladder Construction under the Epoxy Resin Process
   – Diameter and length of Tubing
   – Jig and Holding Device
– Provetina
– Blake Bank Hole
– Some notes on Acetelene Cap Lamps

View KCC Journal 1966-1967

KCC Journal #3 (1967-1968)

– Norway Report
– Ireland
– Provetina, a note
– Derbyshire, Giants Hole & Nettle Pot, John and Geoffrey Yeadon
– The French Pyrenees, a portrait
– Presidentorial
– Club Notes
– Caving Ladder Construction under the Epoxy Resin Process
– Sutherland, Caves at the Claonaite Sink

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KCC Journal #4 (Feb 1969)

– Hulme Schools’ Expedition to Norway, 1968
   – Krokstrand hydrological survey
   – Noraldag-raige, plan
   – Ragge-javre-raige, plan & section
   – Okshola-Kristihola, plan
– Rescue Stretchers and Techniques
– Foss Gill Cave and Pot
– A Glance at Cow Pot, Casterton Fell
– KCC & LUPC Pyrenees Expedition, 1968
   – Context & Achievements
   – Descent of the Puit d’Anglas
   – Surveys of the Puit d’Anglas
– Minor Digs and Discoveries, 1968
– East Newby Moss and Grey Wife Hole

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KCC Journal #5 (1969-1970)

– Shock
– Poet’s Corner
– The Caves of the River Dee
– Black Dub Caves, Dentdale
– Newby Moss and Long Kin West
– List of KCC Surveys available
– Presidentorial
– Surveys
    – Ibbeth Peril II
    – Tub Hole, Dentdale
    – Black Dub – Hackergill Caves
    – Long Kin West
– Report of the British Speleological Expedition to Arctic Norway 1969
– Incorporating the Kendal Caving Club Expedition to Nordland 1969 and the Hulme School’s Reconnaissance Expedition to Norland 1968

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KCC Journal #6 (Apr 1971)

– Hulmes School’s Expedition to Arctic Norway
– An Exhibition in the Pyrenees
– Oddments
– Surveys
– Review
– CRO and UWFRA Rescue from Extremely Tight Systems and Observations on Underground Hospitalisation
– Pen-y-Ghent Area Survey
– Some minor extensions to Kingsdale Master Cave
– Bishopdale
– The Swedish Speleological Society
– East Stone Gill Pot
– Examination of Ladder by British Ropes Ltd.
– The Discovery of Cow’s Tongue Cave
– Presidentorial
– Some notes on Gaping Gill
– Reyfad Rescue, Easter 1970
– Some Thoughts on Pirate Diggers
– More About Dentdale
– Another 12 months on Newby Moss

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KCC Journal #7 (1972-1973)

– Report of the KCC Diving Team
– Gaping Gill – a case study in geomorphology
– Minor Extensions (Boreham Cave)
– Gaping Gill Survey
– Publications
– Norway 1972: Report of the WHGSCC Expedition
– Presidentorial

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KCC Journal #8 (1974-1975)

– Matienzo – North Spain. The report of the 1974 British Expedition
– Beyond the Rowten Sumps
– The Caves of El Bayo Area. Colunga, North Spain
– White Scar Caverns – The Far End Sump Extensions
– Letter to the Editor
– Comments on “Origins and Development of Gaping Gill” by G. Yeadon
– North West Passage – Gaping Gill
– The New Boreham Cave Extensions
– Odds and Sods
– Letters to the Editor – re 1974 BCRA Conference

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KCC Journal #9 (1978)

– Winshaw Gill Pot
– Three Peaks Shouting Contest
– Hands Off Malham Cove
– Haytime Hole – A New Discover
– Diving Explorations
– Spain ’77
– Mining Review
– Beck Head Stream Cave Extended
– Digs, Dives and Discoveries
– Norway Expedition Report
– Publications Review
– Surveys & Plans
   – Winshaw Gill Pot
   – Haytime Hole
   – Scoredale Lead Mines
   – Smallcleugh Mine
   – Secadura, Spain
   – Ytterlihullet, Norway

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KCC Journal #10 (June 1985)

– New Discovery – The Pleasure Dome, Rift Pot
– New Discovery – Tate Galleries, Lost John’s System
– Caving in Norway 1974-1984
– CRO 50th Anniversary
– Prehistoric Discoveries in Matienzo
– An Ascent of the Piz Badile
– The Caving Potential of Portugal
– Illustrations
   – Pleasure Dome Extension
   – Tate Galleries Extension
   – Norway – Principal Caving Areas
   – Norway – ‘Lostvannhola’ (Greftkjelen/Greftsprekka)
   – Matienzo – Iron Age Discoveries
   – Portugal – Serra de Aire Limestone Area
   – Portugal – Principal Limeston Areas

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