Caving Links & Resources


FRG NewsFeed — the latest news and annoucments for FRG members
WNS News — NSS's website for WNS updates

Caving Equipment

Bob & Bob
Gonzo Guano Gear
Inner Mountian Outfitters
Karst Sports
On Rope 1
Swaygo Gear
West Virginia Underground

Area Grottoes

Find a NNS grotto — all national speleological society grottos
Virginia Region — virginia region of the nss

BATS — battlefield area troglodyte society (va)
BG — baltimore grotto (md)
BRG — blue ridge grotto (va)
DCG — district of columbia grotto (dc)
FG — flittermouse grotto (nc)
MAR — mid-atlantic region of the nss
MEG — mountain empire grotto (tn)
MONO — monongahela grotto (wv)
MUSG — madison university student grotto (va)
NRVG — new river valley grotto (va)
PG — philadelphia grotto (pa)
PSC — potomac speleological club (va)
RASS — richmond area speleological society (va)
TSG — tri-state grotto (wv, va, md)
VPI — virginia polytechnic institute (va)
WVUSG — west virginia university student grotto (wv)

Cave Conservancies

Appalachian Cave Conservancy
Bat Conservation International
Bubble Cave LLC
Butler Cave Conservation Society, Inc.
Cave Conservancy of the Virginias
Mid-Atlantic Karst Conservancy
Northeastern Cave Conservancy
Southeastern Cave Conservancy Inc.
West Virginia Cave Conservancy

Cave Mappers

Gangsta Mappers
Georgia Speleological Survey
Germany Valley Karst Survey
Maryland Geological Survey
Tennessee Cave Survey
Virginia Speleological Survey
West Virginia Speleological Survey
West Virginia Association for Cave Studies

Caving Interests

The Carbide Caver — an introduction to the world of carbide caving
Cave Diggders — exploring the harder side of caving
Longes USA Caves — compiled by bob gulden
Online Cavers — online social media site for cavers
Speleobooks — bat & cave books, clothing, gifts and novelty items
Viritual Cave — a virtual cave map by dave bunnell


NCRC — national cave rescue commission
ER of NCRC — eastern region of the national cave rescue commission
Brochure (pdf) — nss guide to responsible caving
Safety & Techniques — nss guidelines

Member Websites

Nikki Fox Videos — caving videos on youtube