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Welcome to RASS!

The Richmond Area Speleological Society is a caving grotto based in Richmond, Virginia, though we draw our membership from all over Central Virginia. Come join us to talk about upcoming events, recent trips and trip reports, and other caving stuff. We meet on the first Thursday of every month at the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries' office located at 7870 Villa Park Dr, Richmond, VA 23228, from 7:00 PM to approximately 9:00 PM.

News and Announcements!

Banff Mountain Film Festival tickets go on sale January 3rd starting at 8:30. Purchase on-line through Chesterfield County Parks & Rec.

Interested in a Novice Cave Trip? Contact our President, Jason Hart at JHart@mapcom.com.

Last Webpage Update: 1/22/2017


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RASS: Dedicated to cave conservation, education about caves and caving resources, and the safe exploration of caves.

RASS is a grotto (chapter) of the National Speleological Society. The NSS is the national association for cavers in the US and abroad.



Click here to learn more about the National Speleological Society and the many opportunities to become involved in caving.

To contact a RASS Officer for more information about our organization, click here.
If you are interested in joining RASS, please click here.
You will find the membership application at the bottom of the page.

The RASS By-laws are now available online. You can click here for the document in Word .DOCX format, or here for the document in Adobe .PDF format.

RASS Field Station phone number: 540-996-4188


Note: All new RASS members AND all renewing RASS members must complete a membership form. Whatever method you use to pay your dues, including PayPal, you still must complete a membership form and send it to the Membership Chair. To open the membership form click here.

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