Go to the bottom of this post to see photos from the trip.
Several months ago I heard some interest from a few KCAG members about getting more experience with vertical gear in some deeper pits. I searched around a bit and decided to set up a trip to some of the classic SCCi (Southeast Cave Conservancy Inc.) pits in the TAG area. The chosen pits were Neversink, Valhalla and South Pittsburgh Pit.
I scheduled the trip for early August 2021. The plan wasread more
At the regular grotto meeting of 16 February 2021 I gave a presentation comparing the capacity of various kinds of batteries. This post has links to the presentation file and to the data files that I collected.
The data files are plain text, comma-separated values. They can be imported to any spreadsheet or graphing program. I used https://labplot.kde.org/ to create the graphs in the slide show.
The first column in the data files is elapsed time in seconds. The remaining columns should be clearlyread more
Seth Colston (Leader) – KCAG Bill Gee – KCAG Becky Nelson – KCAG
This was the first recorded trip to Geronimo Cave near Macks Creek, MO since Bill Gee visited the cave about 12 years ago. I will be leading the survey efforts along with others in the Kansas City Area Grotto.
All three of us met at 6:30am in Grandview, MO. Bill led the convoy while strictly following the speed limit. Becky and I followed behind. We stopped shortly in Warsaw, and arrived at Husong’s propertyread more
This post collects links to minutes for KCAG business meetings held in 2020. Note that the March meeting was cancelled due to coronavirus concerns. We do not have regular business meetings in June and December.
It’s January 23rd, 2020 and we’re all struggling with the words this morning…
It’s going to be very difficult moving on without her spirit. The grief is as difficult as her light was bright. This earth has lost a soul whose light, love and laughter radiated to touch so many. Her hats were many! Adventurer, Trail Builder, Campfire Aficionado, Dancer, Camp Chef, Cave Explorer and Restorer, Float Tripper, Wine Connoisseur, Cheer Leader, Trip Leader,read more