Northwest Caving Association


Welcome to the Northwest!

The Northwest Caving Association is an organization made up of representatives from Grottos of the National Speleological Society (NSS) in the Northwest. The purpose of the NCA is to promote conservation, safety and communication among cavers in the northwestern United States and western Canada. The member Grottos and their representatives are listed below.

Officers are elected by the representatives of the member grottos. The current officers are:

Chair:   Randy Vance, Gem State Grotto (ID)
Vice-Chair: Open
Treasurer: Ahrlin Bauman, Oregon Grotto (WA)
Secretary: Louisa Hooven, Willamette Valley Grotto (OR)

BEAR RIVER, Idaho   Daniel Francom  Thomas Haskett  
CASCADE, Washington   vacant  Jeff Wilson  
GEM STATE, Idaho Jeff Wurst   Randy Vance  
GLACIER, Alaska  David Love   Dave Klinger  
IDAHO CAVE SURVEY  Scott Earl Scott Earl  
OREGON, Washington  Oscar Bauman Kim Luper  
OREGON HIGH DESERT, Oregon  Brent McGregor   Matt Skeels  
SILVER SAGE, Idaho   Robert Wilkinson   Chris Anderson  
TIMPANOGOS, Idaho   Max Barker   Richard Downey  
VICEG, Vancouver, BC   Adrian Duncan   Rick Coles  
WILLAMETTE VALLEY, Oregon  Chris Wiley   Claude Koch  

Please contact Joy Linn, WVG with updates or questions about the NCA web site.
(Updated March 2017) Copyright Northwest Caving Association 2017