Southwestern Region Activities

Upcoming Southwestern Region Events

Fall  Regional
September 22, 2018

Where Near Las Cruces:  

hosted by Mesilla Valley Grotto

Check your Southwestern Cavers Newsletter for more info


Regional activities include exploration, mapping, cave inventory, scientific study, public education and awareness, and conservation and restoration volunteer efforts with the NPS, BLM, and USFS. The Southwestern Region holds four Regional meetings a year. Three of them are field meetings, and include caving activities and/or volunteer projects. The Winter Technical is held indoors with technical papers presented.
Regional - late March or Early April
Summer Regional - usually Memorial Day weekend
Fall Regional - usually Labor Day weekend
Winter Technical Regional - usually held the first or second weekend in December

SWR Caving Calendar
July 30-Aug 3 NSS Convention - Helena Montana
August 25-26  Carlsbad Caverns Cable Camouflage Crew -contact Lois Manno
August 25-26HGRP
Sept 8Sandia Grotto 60th Celebration
Sept 22-23fall SWR
Sept 29 GypKap
Sept 29-30 Carlsbad Caverns Cable Camouflage Crew -contact Lois Manno
Oct 6-7 Carlsbad Caverns Cable Camouflage Crew -contact Lois Manno
Oct 13-21 FSCSP
Oct 27-28HGRP
TBD SWR Winter Tech
Nov 30-Dec 2Carlsbad Caverns Cable Camouflage Crew -contact Lois Manno

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