Caving News and Information
MVG Members attend th Fall 2013 MVOR!
At the Spring/Summer 2013 MVOR, a great caver received a great award. Tony Schmitt was awarded the Lester B Dill Award. Tony has contributed significantly to the MVOR region. He has mapped caves in Arkansas. Tony has significantly participated in the Carol Cave project from the earliest moments. Tony helped discover, map, and now manages six miles of Paulter Cave in Illinois. Tony is instrumental in the CRF operations in the Ozark National Scenic Riverways.
The Southeastern Cave Conservancy (SCC), the owner of 185 caves located on 27 preserves in six states, has announced that their caves are now open for visitation!
Dedicated to safety and promotion of safety, MVG had a rope school. At the rope school, members learned about rappeling, knots, gear, and climbing.