Caving Basics

"Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but carefully placed footprints, kill nothing but time"

Caving requires a certain amount of equipment and experience. If you have never explored a wild cave before, we recommend that you contact a grotto member to help you obtain the necessary equipment and training. Before entering a wild cave, you should have at least three people and the following equipment:

Other tips to remember:

NSS Guide to Responsible Caving