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West Virginia, October 2013

On Oct. 10-14 ten Grotto members went caving in West Virginia.  We visited Benedicts, McClungs and Scott Hollow, for a total of about 24 hours of caving—almost as much as we spent driving!  McClungs with its vertical entrance was our … Continue reading

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NRO – Hosting Information

In 2013, the Boston Grotto hosted the Spring NRO at Camp St. Michael’s in Pittsfield, MA. We would like to share the materials and information we used to host and plan the NRO so as to provide a reference for … Continue reading

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Spring 2013

Well, Cavers, we’re heading into Spring 2013! There’s a great lineup for this year, starting with local underground activity between now and the Spring 2013 NRO (in May). Members are excited to keep helpin’ with the Berkshire digs, and there … Continue reading

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Boston Grotto 60th Anniversary Party

The Boston Grotto is 60 years old! We had a great celebration with lots of good food, drink and entertainment, and of course great company. Thanks to everyone who came and contributed to make this event a success!

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Schoharie County Fundraiser at Howe’s Caverns

On February 25, cavers Tom Kinsky, Aaron Tester, Keluo Yao and Dave Crusoe joined about 17 others from New York and Connecticut to raise funds for Schoharie County flood relief by participating in a mapping trip to little-visited sections of … Continue reading

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North American Bat Death Toll Exceeds 5.5 Million From White-nose Syndrome

On the verge of another season of winter hibernating bat surveys, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologists and partners estimate that at least 5.7 million to 6.7 million bats have now died from white-nose syndrome. Biologists expect the disease to … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Ken’s Kave, October 2011

Pat Conners, Tom Kinsky, Keluo Yao, Rich Lester and Dave Crusoe visited Ken’s Kave in October, 2010. Ken’s is described as tight, with interesting and sporting chimneys and pinches. Although only several hundred feet in length, it required several hours … Continue reading

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New Mexico and Nevada: Great Basin Caving and more

Rich Lester (trip leader), Tom Kinsky, Keluo Yao, Dave Crusoe trekked out west. Created with flickr slideshow.

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