MUSG Trip Reports

 
 

2013-14

 

Glade Cave — Sept 8 — by Tootles
Hamilton Cave — Sept 8 — by Timothy Kropp
Breathing Cave — Aug 24 — by Veronica Bohne and Tim Kropp

 

2012-13

 

Maryland Heights — Sept 30 — by Jasmin Ullah
Vertical Practice — Sept 9 — by Jasmin Ullah

 

2008-12

 

Due to White-Nose Syndrome, Virginia and West Virginia closed all the caves on
state and federal lands in 2008. There was also a call for a voluntary moratorium,
asking for cavers to stop caving. The Grotto did not write about trip reports, if there
were indeed any trips, during this period.

 

2007-08

 

Byers Cave — Oct 6 — by Nikki Fox
Pettijohns Cave — Oct 5 & 6 — by Bob Svercl
3D Cave — Oct 4 — by Mary Alice Williams
Dark Hollows Hike — Sept 23 — by Morgan Ward
Marshalls Cave — Sept 22 — by Bob Svercl
3D Cave — Sept 14 — by Christina Ruiz
Aqua Cave — Sept 7 — by Chris Parthemos

 

2006-07

 

White Water Rafting — April 13-15 — by Bob Svercl
Cave Mountain Cave — March 18 — by Jay Leamy
Marshalls Cave — Feb 24 — by Tom Svercl
Crossroads Cave — Feb 17 — by Margaret Clune
Kee Cave — Feb 9 — by Geoff Austin
Breathing Cave — Feb 4 — by Kelton Russenberger
Trout Cave — Jan 27 — by Adam Gosney
Marshalls Cave — Jan 20 — Jay Leamy
Glade Cave — Jan 19 — by Bob Svercl
Cave Mountain Cave — Oct 29 — by Jason Knight
Little Cave & 3D Maze Cave — Oct 20 — by Chris Coates
Breathing Cave — Oct 7 — by Chris Coates
Kee Cave — Sept 16 — by Bob Svercl

 

2005-06

 

3D Cave — Aug 18 — by Adam Gosney
Rawley Springs Hike Cave — Jan 28 — by Bob Svercl

 

2004-05

 

Fall Ball — Oct 24 — by Matt Keener
Rawley Springs Climbing — Sept 25— by Matt Keener
Trout Cave — Sept 19 — by Matt Keener

 

2003-04

 

Marshalls Cave — Feb 21 — by Kristen Smith
Kee Cave — Jan 31 — by Jared Bowie
Trout Cave — Jan 18 — by Laura von Dohlen
Trout, New Trout & Hamilton Caves — Nov 23 — by Andrew Medley
Crossroads Cave — Nov 15 — by Jared Bowie
3D Cave — Nov 9 — by Laura von Dohlen
Marshalls Cave — Nov 8 — by Brooke Boyer
Aqua Cave — Nov 8 — by Brad Ricks
Glade Cave — Oct 12 — by Stephen Lackey

 

2002-03

 

Spring Banquet — April 12 — by Rich Bailey
Bone-Norman Cave — April 4-5 — by Steven Cummings
Blowing Cave — March 27 — by Ashley Cavell
Glade Cave (kindof) — March 23 — by Steven Cummings
Ridgewalking Bullpasture Mountain — March 22 — by Jared Bowie
New Trout Cave — March 1 — by Chris Stadmeyer
Vandevander Cave — Feb 22 — by Sharid Kamal
Helictite Cave Dig — Feb 22 — by Jared Bowie
Hamilton Cave — Feb 21 — by Chris Woodley
Hell's Breath Cave — Feb 8 — by Jared Bowie
Alpena Blowhole — Feb 1— by Chris Woodley
3D Cave — Jan 25 — by Jared Bowie
Fall Ball — Oct 11-13 — by Jared Bowie
Highland County Survey — Sept 27-30 — by Jared Bowie
Marshalls Cave — Sept 7 — by Chris Woodley

 

2001-02

 

Cave Mountain Cave — Dec 8— by Chris Woodley
Hamilton Cave — Nov 19 — by Chris Woodley
Clarks Cave — Oct 28 — by Chris Woodley
Aqua Cave — Oct 23-24 — by Brad Ricks
Trout Cave — Oct 7-8 — by Chris Woodley
Breathing Cave — Sept 29 — by Jared Bowie
Trout Cave — September — by Chris Woodley
Highland County Survey — Sept 23 — by Brad Ricks
Rock Garden — Sept 8— by Pat Cushing

 

2000-01

 

Spring Fling — Unknown Date — by Brad Ricks
McCoy Mill & Kee Caves — March 27-28 — by Ashley Turner
Corbett Cave — Dec 2 — by Brad Ricks
Kee Cave — Nov 2 — by Chris Woodley
Clarks Cave — Oct 28-29 — by Brad Ricks
Kee Cave — Oct 17 — by Rose Reis
Aqua Cave — Sept 21— Unknown Author
Hamilton Cave — Sept 19 — by Brad Ricks

 

1999-2000

 

Blowing Cave — Feb 24 — by Brad Ricks
Hamilton Cave — Oct 17 — by Brad Ricks
Fall Ball — Unknown Date — by Ben Madore
Corbett Cave — Sept 17-18 — by Brad Ricks

 

1998-99

 

Spring Fling — April 9-11 — Unknown Author
Glade Cave — April — by John Doroshenk
Marshalls Cave — Oct 22 — by Pat Cushing
Glade Cave — Sept 19 — by John Doroshen
Breathing Cave — Sept 12— by John Doroshenk
Glade Cave — Sept 12 — by John Doroshenk

 

1997-98

 

Fall Ball — Unknown Date — Unknown Author
Trout Cave — Oct 19 — by Jenny and Emily
Breathing Cave — Oct 13 — by Crystal Shrewsbury
Clarks Cave — Sept 27 — by J.C. Windham
3D Cave — Sept 14 — by Caroline
Breathing Cave — Sept 7 — Ed Render
3D Cave — Sept 2 — Unknown Author

 

1996-97

 

New Trout Cave — May 1 — by Trog Hirsh
Sping Fling — April 11-13 — by Alex Leaman and Unknown
3D Cave — March 23— by John
Marshalls Cave — March 22 — Unknown Author
Breathing Cave — Jan 11 — Unknown Author
Crossroads Cave — No. 16 — Unknown Author
3D Cave — Oct 31 — by Faye Ng
Marshalls Cave — Oct 26 — by John Doroshenk and Brian Bailey
Trout Cave — Oct 6 — by Ed Render
Crossroads Cave — Sept 22 — by Rich Bailey
Clarks Cave — Sept 22 — by Liselle Batt
Kee Cave — Sept. 21 — by John Doroshenk, Brian Bailey & Rich Bailey
Pig Roast — Sept 13-15 — by Ed Render
3D Cave — Sep 8 — by Ed Render
Breathing Cave — Sept 7— by Ed Render

 

1995-96

 

Aqua Cave — Summer 1996 — by Chris Anthony
Glade Cave — April — by Ed Render
Spring Fling — March 29-31 — by Ed Render
Kee Cave — March 24 — by Ed Render
Crossroads Cave — March 16 — by Alex Leaman
Caving Weekend — Feb 18-21 — by Alex Leaman & Ed Render
Breathing Cave — Feb 11 — by Ed Render
3D Cave — Unknown Date — Unknown Author
Hamilton Cave — Unknown Date — Unknown Author
3D Cave — Unknown Date — Unknown Author
Glade Cave — Unknown Date — Unknown Author

 

Newsletters

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1981 July — Vol. 1, No. 2
1981 Oct — Vol. 1, No. 3
1982 Jan — Vol. 1, No. 4
1982 April — Vol. 2, No. 1
1982 Oct — Vol. 2, No. 2
1983 Jan — Vol. 2, No. 4
1983 April — Vol. 3, No. 1
1983 July — Vol. 3, No. 2
1983 Oct — Vol. 3, No. 3
1984 Jan — Vol. 3, No. 4
1984 April — Vol. 4, No. 1 (Membership Journal)
1984 July — Vol. 4, No. 2
1984 Oct — Vol. 4, No. 3
1985 Jan — Vol. 4, No. 4
1985 April — Vol. 5, No. 1
1988 Jan — volume unlisted
1999 Dec — Vol. 6, No. 2

 

Newspaper Articles

 

3D Cave Accident — Nov. 12, 1998 — The Breeze
The Caving Craze — Sept. 16, 1999 — The Breeze
Spelunking: Dirty Word — April 15, 2004 — The Breeze
White Nose-Syndrome — April 23, 2009 — The Breeze
Unearthing Underground — March 3, 2011 — The Breeze
Grand Caverns Restoration — April 1, 2013 — Daily News-Record