A caving undersuit will help to keep you warm and dry and the abrasion-resistant oversuit helps when crawling through tight passageways and tunnels. In addition to this, if you are likely to be wet for long periods of time you may wish to consider a wetsuit.
Neoprene socks will ensure you have dry feet, although some use wool socks and merino wool is warm and drys quickly.
Knee pads give added protection when crawling and you may also wish to consider elbow pads. Gloves are recommended and a bag to keep essentials such as first aid kit, spare headlamps, camera and food and drink.
Finally, specific equipment for climbing in caves - a caving harness, chest harness, ascenders and desceders for climbing and descending ropes.
Visit your local store for expert advice on the right equipment for safety and enjoyment and guidance on the locaIf you are new to caving then it’s essential that you contact a recognised caving instructor or outdoor centre who will provide basic safety equipment and guide you on an underground trip.
Come caving and you will see a natural environment that you would never otherwise experience.l caves to explore.