CATALOG OF SLIDE PROGRAMS

This listing of video programs is in alphebetical order. Click on the letter of your choice to go to the appropriate section.

[A] [B] [C] [D] [E] [F] [G] [H] [I] [J] [K] [L] [M] [N] [O] [P] [Q] [R] [S] [T] [U] [V] [W] [X] [Y] [Z]

The A's      [TOP]

ALPINE KARST An excellent program on alpine caves and karst in western U.S. and Europe.
S621
Cave Areas
Doug Medville, 1991
Professional
88 slides, with script.  

The B's      [TOP]

BATS: MYTH AND REALITY A show which dispels the fear and misinformation surrounding bats.
S404
Biology
Bat Conservation International
Professional
80 slides, with cassette  
BATS OF AMERICA Many professional slides showing bats of America catching prey, pollinating desert flowers, rearing young, etc.
S405
Biology
Bat Conservation International
Professional
79 slides, with script and cassette  
BEST OF CHEVE, MEXICO Collection of slides from the 1988-1990 expeditions which follow the descent from the Cheve entrance to the bottom, 1451 feet below.
S749
Individual Caves
Bill Stone, 1990
Professional
80 slides, with script  
BEST OF THE 1989 NSS SLIDE SALON The best of the 570 slides entered in the 1989 NSS Photo Salon, including all award winners.
S910
Miscellaneous Programs
Paul Stevens, 1989
Professional
80 slides, with script  
BEST OF THE 1990 NSS SLIDE SALON The best of the 700 slides entered in the 1990 NSS Photo Salon, including all award winners.
S912
Miscellaneous Programs
Paul Stevens, 1989
Professional
80 slides, with script  
BEST OF THE 1991 NSS SLIDE SALON The best of the 568 slides entered in the 1991 NSS Photo Salon, including all award winners.
S914
Miscellaneous Programs
Paul Stevens, 1989
Professional
80 slides, with script  
BEST OF THE 1992 NSS SLIDE SALON The best of the 580 slides entered in the 1992 NSS Photo Salon, including all award winners.
S915
Miscellaneous Programs
Paul Stevens, 1989
Professional
80 slides, with script  
BEST OF THE 1993 NSS SLIDE SALON The best of the 292 slides entered in the 1993 NSS Photo Salon, including all award winners.
S916
Miscellaneous Programs
Paul Stevens, 1989
Professional
80 slides, with script  
BEST OF THE 1994 NSS SLIDE SALON The best of the 235 slides entered in the 1994 NSS Photo Salon, including all award winners.
S917
Miscellaneous Programs
Paul Stevens, 1989
Professional
80 slides, with script  
BEST OF THE 1995 NSS SLIDE SALON The best of the 650 slides entered in the 1995 NSS Photo Salon, including all award winners.
S919
Miscellaneous Programs
Paul Stevens, 1989
Professional
80 slides, with script  
BEST OF THE 1996 NSS SLIDE SALON The best of the slides entered in the 1996 NSS Photo Salon, including all award winners.
S920
Miscellaneous Programs
Paul Stevens, 1989
Professional
80 slides, with script  
BEST OF THE 1997 NSS SLIDE SALON The best of the slides entered in the 1997 NSS Photo Salon, including all award winners.
S932
Miscellaneous Programs
Paul Stevens, 1989
Professional
80 slides, with script  
BEST OF THE 1998 NSS SLIDE SALON The best of the slides entered in the 1998 NSS Photo Salon, including all award winners.
S933
Miscellaneous Programs
Paul Stevens, 1989
Professional
80 slides, with script  
BEST OF THE 1999 NSS SLIDE SALON The best of the slides entered in the 1999 NSS Photo Salon, including all award winners.
S935
Miscellaneous Programs
Paul Stevens, 1989
Professional
80 slides, with script  
BEST OF THE 2000 NSS SLIDE SALON The best of the slides entered in the 2000 NSS Photo Salon, including all award winners.
S936
Miscellaneous Programs
Professional
80 slides, with script  
BEST OF THE 2001 NSS SLIDE SALON The best of the slides entered in the 2001 NSS Photo Salon, including all award winners.
S937
Miscellaneous Programs
Professional
80 slides, with script  
BEST OF THE 2002 NSS SLIDE SALON The best of the slides entered in the 2002 NSS Photo Salon, including all award winners.
S938
Miscellaneous Programs
Professional
80 slides, with script  

 

BEYOND THE BREAKDOWN: THE GOOCHLAND-POP-LAR COMPLEX A comprehensive tour of over ten miles of passage in this eastern Kentucky cave.
S713
Individual Caves
South-Western Ohio Regional Caving Association, 1977
Amateur
112 slides, with script  
BIGFOOT CAVE SYSTEM, CA A tour of the Bigfoot Cave System and the surrounding karst in the Marble Mountains of northern California
S747
Individual Caves
KVCTF & Steve Knutson, 1991
Professional
140 slides, with script  

The C's      [TOP]

CARLSBAD CAVERNS RESTORATION PROJECT

The show describes the 1986 CRF, NSS, and NPS sponsored 5-day restoration project with "before" and "after" shots. Includes slides of Carlsbad Cavern's Lake of the Clouds and Spider Cave.

S202
Conservation
Paul & Lee Stevens, 1987

Professional

79 slides, with script  
CASS CAVE, WV

A program on Cass Cave and its 180-foot drop along a waterfall into the Big Room. A classic program of good slides and entertaining story.

S719
Individual Caves
Huntley Ingalls, 1960

Amateur

47 slides, with cassette  
CAVES & CAVING

An excellent elementary discussion of caves and an introduction to caving for those who have not visited a wild cave.

S106
Safety and Techniques
San Francisco Bay chapter of NSS, 1989

Professional

73 slides, with cassette See also C4 for the CD (computer based) slide program
CAVES - A UNIQUE AND FRAGILE ENVIRONMENT

A collection of award-winning slides and professional artwork, combined with a well-written script, makes this an excellent program on caver conservation.

S205
Conservation
Janet Thorne, Lisa Hall, & Paul Stevens, 1993

Professional

65 slides, with script  
CAVES OF LOWER AUSTRIA

Tour Eisenstein-Höhle, Excentriques-Höhle, and Hermanns-Höhle in the Alps of lower Austria.

S607
Caving Areas
Heinz Ilming, circa 1980

Amateur

53 slides, with script  
CAVES OF NEW YORK

A comprehensive slide tour of caves in New York including 6-mile-long McFails Cave owned by the NSS.

S623
Caving Areas
Mark Gottlieb, 1990

Amateur with excellent content

75 slides, with script  
CAVES OF OREGON

Visit the limestone, littoral, and lava caves of Oregon. Included with the slides is a book with maps.

S604
Caving Areas
Charlie & Jo Larson, 1975

Professional

103 slides, with script and cassette  
CAVES OF PUERTO RICO

A slide program on the caves in Puerto Rico.

S610
Caving Areas

Quality unknown

58 slides, with script  
CAVES OF THE CAPITAN

A well done program on Deep, Double, New, and Ogle caves in the Guadalupe Ridge of New Mexico.

S614
Caving Areas
Donald Russell with photos by Bill Deane, 1979

Professional

58 slides, with script  
CAVES OF THE 1999 NSS CONVENTION

A sample of caves shown at the 1999 NSS Convention

S934
Miscellaneous Programs

Professional

62 slides, with script  
CAVES OF THE GUADALUPES

A professionally narrated slide program on the caves of the Guadalupes. Describes these caves in an entertaining manner and shows how several formation areas have changed with time. Adapted for NSS 1993

S206
Conservation
US Forest Service, circa 1980. Adapted for NSS 1993

Professional

117 slides, with script and cassette  
CAVES OF THE NATIONAL PARKS

A tour of the caves of U.S. National Parks using slides collected from ten of the best cave photographers. First presented at the NSS/National Park Serve MOU signing ceremony.

S918
Miscellaneous Programs
Karen Kastning, 1994

Professional

140 slides, with script  
CAVES OF AUSTRALIA

Documentary on caves and caving in Australia from a US caver perspective. Series of snapshots and hand-written script.

S620
Caving Areas
Bru Randall & Barbara Schomer, 1989.

Informal

159slides, with script and cassette  
CAVING IN AMERICA

The story of how caving in the U.S. has evolved, with emphasis on the NSS since it was founded in 1941.

S913
Miscellaneous Programs
Paul Stevens, 1990

Professional

80 slides, with script and cassette  
CAVES OF UPPER AUSTRIA

Visit two outstanding caves in upper Austria; Mammut Cave and Dachstein's Giant Ice Cave.

S608
Caving Areas

Amateur

44 slides, with script  
CONCAVE 1

Story of the restoration of Fountain Cave, VA demonstrating a variety of techniques to remove paint and writing from formations, and to cement broken formations together.

S203
Conservation
Chip Clark, Paul & Lee Stevens, 1983

Professional

80 slides, with script  

The E's      [TOP]

EL MALPAIS CAVES OF NORTHERN NEW MEXICO

A slide tour of the volcanic caves of El Malpais National Monument.

S624
Caving Areas
John Cochran, 1990
Amateur with excellent content
73 slides with script  
ELLISON'S CAVE, GA

A very entertaining program on this famous cave with more than 8 miles of passages and 1,000 feet of vertical relief, featuring 510-foot "Fantastic Pit".

S716
Individual Caves
Georgia Speleological Survey circa 1970
Professional
112 slides (no script)  
EXPLORATION & SURVEY OF OLAA LAVA TUBE SYSTEM, HAWAII

Excellent slides of one of the world's longest lava tubes (over 4 miles surveyed) with photographs and narration by Dave Bunnell

S750
Individual Caves
Dave Bunnell, 1993
Professional
59 slides with script and cassette  
EXPLORATION OF OVERHOLT BLOWING CAVE, WV

An excellent program on the 4-day exploration of this difficult cave. Great caving shots.

S706
Individual Caves
Pittsburgh Grotto, 1963
Professional
68 slides with script  
EXPLORATION OF RIO ATIMA, HONDURAS

Slides of the five expeditions required to complete the trip through the mountain in this vertical stream cave.

S741
Individual Caves
Steve Knutson, 1989
Professional
54 slides with script  

The F's      [TOP]

FERN CAVE, AL

Rappel the awesome 437-foot deep Surprise Pit and see the formation areas of Fern Cave. Salon-quality photographs with an excellent script.

S744
Individual Caves
John Van Swearingen, 1994
Professional
90 slides with script  
FLOYD COLLINS CRYSTAL CAVE EXPEDITION, KY

Documentary on the 1954 NSS C3 Expedition which became national news. A fine collection of slides on what caving was like then.

S718
Individual Caves
By NSS C3 Expedition, 1954. Updated in 1992
Professional
64 slides with script  
FOSSIL MOUNTAIN ICE CAVE, WY

A very entertaining program on a through-trip in a most unusual ice cave, high in the Teton Mountains.

S732
Individual Caves
Hole-In-The-Wall Grotto, circa 1980, updated in 1988
Professional
66 slides with script  

The G's      [TOP]

GYPSUM IN CAVES

Most of the forms of gypsum in caves are shown in this series of slides. By Rick Day, 1989. Winner of 1989 NSS Photo Salon as best slide show addition to AV Library in 1989.

S304
Geology/Hydrology
Rick Day, 1989
Professional
61 slides with script and cassette See also C6 for the CD of this slide program
GUATEMALA CAVES

Story of the NSS "Lost World Expeditions" during the 1980's, including slides of 1,400-feet-deep Pozo de Cepalao.

S627
Caving Areas
Steve Knutson, 1992
Professional
139 slides with script  
GUILDAY CAVE PRESERVE

Tour Trout and the other caves on the John Guilday Cave Preserve.

S628
Caving Areas
Guilday Cave Preserve Management Committee, 1992
Amateur with excellent content
80 slides with script  

The H's      [TOP]

HOW DO YOU CLEAN UP AFTER THE MILLIONTH VISITOR?

Describes visitor impact on show caves and how to alleviate. A good cave conservation program by someone who's well-known for leading cleanup trips in Carlsbad Cavern.

S204
Conservation
Patricia Jablonsky, 1989
Professional
80 slides with script and cassette See also C5 for the CD of this slide program

The K's      [TOP]

KARST LANDSCAPES IN CHINA AND GUILIN KARST

A survey of China's caves and karst land forms with emphasis on the famous Guilin karst.

S619
Caving Areas
Zhu Xuewen, 1989
Amateur
80 slides with script  

The L's      [TOP]

LECHUGUILLA CAVE, NM

Accompany Dave and Djuna as they tour spectacular Lechuguilla Cave through professional slides from their extensive award-winning collection.

S753
Individual Caves
Dave Bunnell & Djuna Bewley, 1995
Amateur with excellent content
80 slides with script  
LECHUGUILLA CAVE, NM

Slides of Lechuguilla Cave that cover all three of its main branches.

S746
Individual Caves
Roland Vinyard, 1990
Amateur
56 slides with script  
LOCOMOTIVE BREATH CAVE, VA

Accompany VSS on a tour of the second largest cave in Allegheny County.

S745
Individual Caves
Paul & Lee Stevens, 1990
Amateur with excellent content
65 slides with script  

 

The M's      [TOP]

MT. KAIJENDE EXPEDITION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

A documentary slide show of a 1982 venture into unknown caving areas of Papua New Guinea.

S738
Individual Caves
Dave Bunnell & Carol Vesely, 1982
Professional
96 slides with script  
MYSTERY HOLE, TN

Review the exploration of "Ruby Falls," including a tragedy that forcefully points out the need for proper equipment and safety precautions.

S722
Individual Caves
Chattanooga Grotto, 1963
amateur
55 slides with script  

The N's      [TOP]

THE NATIONAL SPELEOLOGICAL SOCIETY

A description of the Society and its products and services.

S908
Miscellaneous Programs
Lisa Hall, Janet Thorne & Paul Stevens, 1988
Professional
73 slides with script  

The O's      [TOP]

ONYX CAVE, AZ

Tour a cave widely known for its spectacular shields and helictites. By Escabrosa Grotto with slides by Rick Day,
1987.

S740
Individual Caves
Escabrosa Grotto with slides by Rick Day,
1987
Professional
76 slides with script Comment: Also available as video in archives as V703.
ORGAN CAVE SYSTEM, WV

Accompany a typical trip from Lipps to Organ entrances in one of the largest caves in the world, with over 37 miles of mapped passage.

S739
Individual Caves
Paul & Lee Stevens, 1987
Amateur
80 slides with script and cassette  

The P's      [TOP]

PAPOOSE CAVE, ID

Visit one of the deepest and coldest caves in the USA, high in the Nez Perce National Forest of Idaho.

S723
Individual Caves
Xanadu Grotto, circa 1970
Amateur
53 slides with script and cassette  
PEÑA COLORADO EXPEDITION, MEXICO, 1984

A fascinating account of the underwater exploration of this challenging Mexican cave. Great photography.

S734
Individual Caves
Bill Stone, 1984
Professional
137 slides with script  
PENNSYLVANIA CAVES

An excellent program on the caves of Pennsylvania.

S626
Caving Areas
Judy Stack and the Pennsylvania Caves CTF, 1991
Professional
80 slides with cassette  
POWIE, ALASKA

Caves on Prince of Wales Island and the POWIE expeditions.

S622
Caving Areas
Dave Klinger, 1991
Amateur
54 slides with cassette  
PRELUDE TO SAN AGUSTÍN, MEXICO

Join the U.S. Deep Diving Team as they prepare to continue their exploration of Sistéma Huautla's San Agustín Sump toward the Peña Colorado. Follow the development of the special light-weight, closed-cycle diving gear required to make it happen.

S751
Individual Caves
Bill Stone, 1993
Professional
100 slides with script  

The R's      [TOP]

RUSSELL-MONTAGUE CAVE, AL

While Russell Cave National Monument is best known as a site of prehistoric human activity, behind the entrance is over 7 miles of cave, much of it large borehole passage. Illustrated with photo-salon quality shots.

S748
Individual Caves
John Van Swearingen, 1989
Professional
49 slides with script  

The S's      [TOP]

SAVING AMERICA'S BATS

Describes America's bats, the cause and effect of their decimation, and what we can do about it.

S403
Biology
Dr. Merlin Tuttle
Professional
49 slides with script and cassette  
SCOTT HOLLOW CAVE, WV

Illustrates a typical trip through one of West Virginia's fastest growing caves and includes slides of its best formations.

S736
Individual Caves
Baltimore Grotto with slides by Paul & Lee Stevens, 1987
Professional
80 slides with script Comment: Also available as a video, V702 (archived catalog)
SEA CAVES OF THE CALIFORNIA CHANNEL ISLANDS

An excellent collection of slides provides the basis for a comprehensive tour of the caves on the coast of the Channel Islands.

S629
Cave Areas
Dave Bunnell, 1992
Professional
103 slides with script  
SEMUC CHAMPEY, GUATEMALA

Accompany US cavers as they explore this extremely challenging river cave deep in the tropics. Vertical caving in torrents of water. Produced by Nancy Pistole and Matt Oliphant with an excellent script by Steve Knutson, 1994.

S752
Individual Caves
Nancy Pistole and Matt Oliphant and script by Steve Knutson, 1994
Professional
61 slides with script  
SHARP'S CAVE, WV

Excellent description of the geology and exploration of this West Virginia cave.

S733
Individual Caves
George Dasher, 1986
Amateur
80 slides with script  
SINNETT-THORN MOUNTAIN CAVE SYSTEM, WV

Explore this two mile long cave with over 400 feet of vertical relief between its entrances. The program includes slides of the rarely visited area beyond the waterfall.

S735
Individual Caves
Paul & Lee Stevens, 1986
Amateur with excellent content
117 slides with script Comment: Also available as a video, V704 (archived catalog)
SPELEOTHEMS

A comprehensive examination of various speleothems.

S301
Geology/Hydrology
George Moore, 1960
Professional
72 slides with script and cassette  

The U's      [TOP]

URBAN SPELEOLOGY: 400 MILES BENEATH CLEVELAND

Explore the Greater Cleveland sewer system in this professional and very entertaining program.

S301
Miscellaneous Programs
Cleveland Grotto, 1978
Professional
75 slides with cassette  
UTAH CAVING

Slides of caves in Utah including the state's deepest, Neff's Cave.

S606
Caving Areas
Salt Lake City Grotto, 1966
Amateur
81 slides with script and cassette  

The W's      [TOP]

WAKULLA SPRINGS, FL

View the high-tech exploration of Wakulla Springs by cave divers.

S743
Individual Caves
Bill Stone, 1989
Professional
80 slides with script Comment: Also available as a video (V722)
WESTERN OKLAHOMA GYPSUM CAVES

Tour the gypsum caves of Oklahoma with this excellent program.

S617
Caving Areas
Central Oklahoma Grotto, 1987
Professional
80 slides with script and cassette  
A WET DREAM: HONEY CREEK CAVE, TX

History of exploration and a tour of very wet Honey Creek Cave, largest cave in Texas.

S742
Individual Caves
George Veni, 1989
Professional
80 slides with script