Our objective is advancing the study, conservation, exploration and knowledge of caves by bring cavers together to coordinate activities which may include mapping, cleaning and gating sensitive caves.
Upcoming Meetings and Events
- July 17 - July 17
What’s the first rule for caving in the state of Missouri? –DON’T PANIC! The second rule is, always bring a towel. The theme for the 2015 NSS Convention is: A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Missouri Caving. Whether you’re from nearby St. Louis, flying in from Australia, or transporting from a far off galaxy, the 72nd annual […]
- September 7 - September 7
Join cavers from the region in a weekend of caving, food, cave programs, and just plain caver fun. RSVP here.
Reminder, this months meeting was moved At the December meeting it was voted to move the January meeting to the 8th given that our normal meeting would fall on New Years Day. Still at Perry & Terry click here for directions. Also Jon Schow is the new Vice-Chair and I’ve taken over Chair. Come on out […]
In June we voted to move the July meeting to the 10th to avoid the 4th of July holiday. Please come join us for a fun time with knots by Jon and great stories about caving. Also meetings are a great way to get hooked up with cavers going on trips, come out and get […]
A while back, the Colorado Grotto donated money to sponsor 9 free public events with CaveSim. We’ve done a bunch of these events, but we still have more to do. This coming Sunday, we’re bringing CaveSim to the Lone Tree Arts Center for KidsFest (http://www.cityoflonetree.com/index.aspx?nid=1062), sponsored by the Colorado Grotto. Stop by between 11 and 2 this […]
The Chattanooga Grotto hosted the first caving event at the new NSS Headquarters May 29 – June 01. It was dubbed as the PSERA Psychedelic Psyrcus. The guidebook for the event features psychedelic cover art by Jerry Wallace and is packed full with over 30 pages of information on local caves (including maps & photos) […]
Hey Cavers, Earth Day is coming up at the end of April so that means the Saturday before, April 19th, is Fault Cave Clean Up Day! Come out and help clean up an important cave to keep it safe and nice(ish) for all those who come and visit it. Fault is looking pretty unloved lately […]
The Colorado Grotto voted to award scholarships to the 2014 NCRC (to be held in Colorado) to Colorado Grotto members that are in financial need. There is currently up to $2000 available in full or partial scholarships available. The application deadline is 2/1/2014. Scholarships will be decided by 3/1/2014. To apply for a scholarship please send a […]
We’ve moved locations for meetings effective for the January meeting we are meeting a Perry & Terry Collision Ctr. The first meeting is a trial so please BYOC (bring your own chair). More information about the new location here.
Check out the white nose syndrome decontamination guide here.