CAVING I: Get down and dirty!!!

  • January 12, 2013 · 9:00 AM
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This is one of our coolest and most fun events!

And, you folks that have never been caving/spelunking make sure to check this off your ‘to do’ list!!

We have knowledgeable guides who will go through caving practices, ecological practices, and safety-oriented instruction. So, if you are a newbie – no worries! Or, if you have done caving before -- it never gets old! This is going to be an AWESOME adventure.

**This event is guided by professionals. HOWEVER, there are some folks that are uncomfortable with the dark or small spaces. If this is the case for you -- do not sign up for this event!!**


 

DEPARTURE TIME: 

9:00am: Meet at Shady Grove Metro stlation for pick up OR

9:45am: Meet at Clock tower off of German Street in Shepherdstown, WV (S King St, Shepherdstown, WV 25443)

2:30pm depart cave:  Head back to drop folks off in Shepherdstown,WV by 3PM .

Return to Shady Grove Metro Station by 4:00pm

 

PRICE: $90.00/pp (transportation cost - included. There is no discount if you drive your own vehicle.) Must be paid via Amazonpayments to RSVP! First come, first served.

WHAT TO WEAR: Did we say caving is a DIRTY sport? (Just my kind of sport! Wear your oldest, flexible clothing (get out that old nylon jogging suit) and old shoes that still have a tread-- something you're OK w/ throwing out!

WHAT WE SUPPLY: We will supply super stylish cavesuits (you may easily be confused w/ the local jailbirds). We'll also supply helmets with headlamps and knee pads. Don't bother bringing a flashlight-- you'll need your hands for scrambling!

WHAT TO BRING: MUST bring lunch, and two (non-breakable) bottles of water.

WHERE TO MEET:
MD: Meet at the Shady Grove Metro station. The cost includes bus transportation back and forth to WV. Exit Shady Grove Metro and meet at the Kiss & Ride on the Right Side (That's the side where you'll see the parking deck, look for the green Calleva bus).

WV: You could also just follow the bus from the Shady Grove metro station. The cave will be Whiting's Neck Cave. You can meet at 9:45am at Shepardstown Clock Tower on German St in Shepherdstown, WV. If you meet in WV - you must be on time. The bus will not wait for you! Please let us know if you want to do this option.

CARPOOLING:
If you are not taking the group bus from the Shady Grove Metro, we encourage you to carpool – save the environment, gas, money, and make new friends! Please put up a message either in your response or at the bottom whether you have a ride, how many spots you have, and where you are leaving from. If you need a ride, please put up a post or e-mail the folks that are offering.

Let’s get down and dirty! cool

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  • Eric T.

    Great time! Would definitely do it again.

    January 14, 2013

  • Becky

    It was a blast!

    January 14, 2013

  • Chuck

    Sooooo much fun!!! My fellow spelunkers were awesome too. Great meeting you guys. :-)

    January 13, 2013

  • Edward T.

    Excellent!

    January 12, 2013

  • Jim S

    Bus leaving from shady grove at 9:30. If you still want to join us, please meet us there.

    January 12, 2013

  • Jim S

    Ashley, are you here yet?

    January 12, 2013

  • Sonny

    Hi I'm at shady grove waiting!

    January 12, 2013

  • Chuck

    I live in Columbia Heights if any Washingtonians would like a ride to Shady Grove Station.

    January 9, 2013

  • Amy B.

    I was wondering the same thing, will another event like this be coming up. I noticed the waitlist is pretty big.

    January 6, 2013

  • Kellie

    Will there be another Caving event soon?

    December 28, 2012

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