Corey Ellis attended the 2023 SERA Cave Carnival in Sewanee, TN. His trip report is posted on the Nashville Grotto web site. The bottom of his report has a dozen or so photos from the cave trips he went on.
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20 May 2023 KCAG Vertical Workshop Information
KCAG is hosting a vertical workshop. This is an opportunity for you to practice rope access skills in a relatively safe environment. This post has important information about the event.
DATE: Saturday 20 May 2023. TIME: Most of the day
RAIN Date: To be determined.
Place: Mule Shoe Conservation Area.
29/30 April 2022 Ennis Cave Photo Trips
Corey Ellis wrote a nice report about a two-day photo trip at Ennis Cave. His report and some photos are posted on the Nashville Grotto web site.
2023 KCAG Picnic details
Please send an RSVP to Rick Hines if you plan to attend.
2023 Business Meeting Minutes
This post collects all of the meeting minutes for 2023.
15 October 2022 Bridge Day
2022 Bridge Day Trip Report by Bill Gee
After two years (2020 and 2021) of being canceled, the annual Bridge Day (Wikipedia link) event was restarted for 2022. The event this year was on 15 October. It is always held on the third Saturday in October.
I attended Bridge Day in 2011 as a participant. In 2019 I was on the rappel safety team, and for 2022 I was again on the rappel safety team. More information about the rappel is at Bridge Day rappel.
It is a long drive from Kansas City to Fayetteville,
2022 TAG Fall Cave In
Corey Ellis attended 2022 TAG Fall Cave In a week ago. His trip report and photos are posted on the Nashville Grotto web site.
28 September 2022 – Stark Caverns Photo
28 September 2022 – Stark Caverns Photo Project
Some years ago when we started the survey project at Stark Caverns, there was some discussion of also producing a book of photos to be sold in the gift shop. Now that the survey project is winding down, it is time to start work on the photos that might be included in a coffee table book.
Originally there were four people signed up for this trip. At the very last minute two of them had to drop out. One was sick with the flu and the other tested
24 September 2022 – Fall MVOR
Corey Ellis attended the Fall 2022 MVOR and wrote a very nice trip report about it. The report is posted on the web site of the Nashville Grotto. Go here to read his report.
2022 NSS Convention
2022 NSS Convention trip report by Bill Gee
The 2022 NSS Convention was held at the Central States Fairground in Rapid City, South Dakota June 13 through 17. I have attended several conventions in the past. The last two years (2020 and 2021) were held on-line only due to the Covid pandemic.
I left for the convention several days early so I could spend some time visiting friends in central Nebraska where I grew up. From there I drove across the Sandhills area of Nebraska. There are miles and miles