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CAVING I: Get down and dirty!!!

  • Jan 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!!**



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.

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.

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

  • EddieTee


    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

  • A former member
    A former member

    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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