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   thomas@haskett.com  
CASCADE, Washington   vacant  Jeff Wilson   cascade_grotto@caves.org  
GEM STATE, Idaho Jeff Wurst   Randy Vance   rv00@sbcglobal.net  
GLACIER, Alaska  David Love   Dave Klinger   dklinger@nwi.net  
IDAHO CAVE SURVEY  Scott Earl Scott Earl  scott@idahocaves.com  
OREGON, Washington  Oscar Bauman Kim Luper   battycaver@yahoo.com  
OREGON HIGH DESERT, Oregon  Brent McGregor   Matt Skeels  unadjusted@gmail.com  
SILVER SAGE, Idaho   Robert Wilkinson   Chris Anderson   hiptr@mindspring.com  
TIMPANOGOS, Idaho   Max Barker   Richard Downey   cavediva@msn.com  
VICEG, Vancouver, BC   Adrian Duncan   Rick Coles   rick.coles@shaw.ca  
WILLAMETTE VALLEY, Oregon  Chris Wiley   Claude Koch  claudekoch@earthlink.net  

Please contact Joy Linn, WVG with updates or questions about the NCA web site.
(Updated 21 July 2019) Copyright Northwest Caving Association 2017-2019