Naracoorte Sep. 2013

On 7th Sept VSA met up with cavers from SA at Naracoorte for a weekend of caving and a sit down dinner on Saturday night. The park ranger took a party into Victoria fossil cave to see the bone dig and display of the marsupial lion. (Thylacoleo carnifex)        This is a sandcone, a …

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Skipton Lava Cave trip July 2013

  If I said something about a Saturday adventure starting at 11.15am with milky coffee, a farmer’s paddock, sheep and a man wearing pink overalls… you probably wouldn’t have thought I was speaking about a caving trip. But, that’s exactly how a day out at Mt Widderin started. Given the ‘beginner’ status of the trip …

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Thailand expedition 2013

Nina, caving in Tham Thewada, Thailand

In January, three VSA members joined cavers from the Shepton Mallet for a caving expedition in Krabi, Thailand.  A few caves were surveyed, rocks were climbed and good times ensued. I’ve included some of Topaz’s photos below, but check out his Flickr stream from the trip.  If you’re interested in exploring Thailand, view Martin’s website on Caves & …

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ABC Catalyst: Weebubbie Cave

ABC Catalyst TV program features VSA members and friends exploring Weebubbie Cave on the Nullabor.  Check out the Catalyst website and Liz Rogers’ Photography.

Trogalong Conference

More than 70 cavers attended the 29th conference of the Australian Speleological Federation at Galong, NSW from 6th to 11th January. VSA was represented by 9 members: Susan & Nicholas White, Daryl Carr, Margaret James, Mara Silins, Tom Porritt, Rhys Maddern Wellington, Peter Freeman & Greg Leeder. Papers were presented by Susan White on Flank …

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Scrubby Creek

Uploaded some photos from the Scrubby Creek trip.

Shades of Death Cleanup

Hi all Right I have had the trip confirmed by Geoff so its definitely happening. Its also going on the VSA program as an official trip and I hope to get a couple of newcomers along. Objectives are simple: 1. Clean as best we can the large slab of flowstone in the Rootsicle chamber (I’m sure it …

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VSA Tasmania Trip 2011

The Easter Trip to Mole Creek in Tassie is on. We are caving from Friday the 22nd of April through to Monday 25th April.  I have booked my transport and am in the process of getting the permits. There are some people flying and some taking the boat. Please note the ferry is nearly full so anyone coming should book …

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