Rimstone Working Bee

Cavers at Shades of Death

Rimstone Working Bee primarily for M3 fire preparation and possibly the M49 track and trough project. Numbers are limited by Covid rules at Homeleigh. Contact Daryl Carr for more information.

Photography Trip in Shades of Death

Trip to the end of Shades of Death (past show cave). Objective is two take 2 photos of the large chambers, and assistance will be needed to place lighting and also be subjects in the photos. People who have not been to the cave before, and who have an interest in cave photography are encouraged …

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Whipstick Gully SRT Practice

SRT Practice

Sunday 7th of November from 12:30 to 17:30 Need a bit of SRTpractice to knowk the COVID rust off? Come along to run up and down a few lines.I’m limiting the number to 10 participates so we can all get a bit of practice. Ask for Wayne.

VSA Trip Form

Greetings to the VSA Cavers!!! We are excited to announce our new Trip Form that you should use to collect relevant information during your trip. Therefore, you will contribute to build a better caving database that we all can benefit from. Please, find the link in the publication tab and just below the PDF format. …

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Edwards Ridge survey trip


  The next explore-and-survey trip to new caves near Portland will begin on Saturday 30 October (travel out evening Friday 29th, immediately after Vic regional travel re-opens). Trip duration will be up to 4 days – shorter attendance is OK, of course.   Progress, until Covid interrupted the project in July, had been substantial, with …

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Christmas BBQ and December General Meeting

BBQ December 2021

1st of December in All Nations Park at 6 pm Welcome to all the members to our annual Christmas BBQ and the last general meeting of the year.The park offers parking close the bbq places and supermarket next to.We are waiting for you!!!If Covid restrictions change, we will inform to you.

Cave Conservation by Nicholas White

The presentation of November will be run by our legendary Nicholas White. He will tell us all about his work and fight for the cave conservation in Victoria. Don’t miss this meeting!, 10th of November 2021

Website Update

The website is looking old and neglected so we need some trip reports and photographs. Let me know where you have been and what you have done. Here is a pic from the Nullarbor. N111

Nullarbor expedition May 2019

Cavers from four states gathered for the annual expedition to explore and survey a block of desert on the Nullarbor plain. Nicholas White organised property access and permits, Ken Boland flew the ultralight aircraft for aerial surveys and the rest of us did the ground searches and mapping.       Photo’s from top are Sunrise, Sunset, …

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Palaeontology Expedition 2018

VSA returned to the Nullarbor with palaeontologists from Adelaide Uni to find bones of extinct marsupials.          Some remains of small carnivores have been found. They were looking for Mulgara, Quoll, Atechinus and other small creatures. We camped among the trees to shelter from the wind but it did not work. Some camels crossed …

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