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THE NORTHEASTERN CAVER is the quarterly newsletter of the NRO, with the latest news on Northeastern caving developments. Issues run around 34 pages and are crammed full of articles on new and old cave discoveries, equipment and techniques, meetings and events, cave access details, maps, photos, cartoons and more.

Beginning with the September 2015 issue, the Caver will be published digitally.

Questions? Contact Chuck Porter, editor:  Chuck Porter

Index for years 1969-1993
Index for years 1994-1998
Index for years 1999-2004

BACK ISSUES OF The Northeastern Caver

The following back issues are available at Speleobooks. Individual issues are 50 cents, three-year sets in a 3-ring binder are $2, while they last. Check to see what is still available, before sending in an order. You can buy them (or just browse through them) at the Octagon Barn on Sheldon Road near Gage Cave or order them from Box 10, Schoharie, NY 12157. Shipping is $1.75 for the first individual issue and 75¢ for each extra issue (for the three-year sets: $4.50, and $2). Make your check out to "Chuck Porter", not Speleobooks. Emily Davis and Mike Warner (of Speleobooks) do this as a service for the Caver; all proceeds help to keep subscription costs down. Quantities of some individual back issues are very limited, so order today!

The 1968 New York Caver bound with the 1969 and 1970/71 Northeastern Caver, Chuck Porter editor, Christina Laney co-editor of the 1968 NY Caver. 313 pages, with indexes. Includes caves in and north of Thacher Park, marble caves of Vermont, Warren County caves, marble caves of NW Adirondacks, the Hudson marble canyon, Lost Pond caves, Caves of Rensselaer County, NY, wild sections of Howe Caverns, Hotwater Pond system, Barry Allen’s Schoharie Cave dive, McFails fatality. Plus: history, geology, cartoons, news, NRO meets, rescues, rumors, leads, reconnaissance, histoplasmosis, air flow, lamps, ascenders, gear, rock climbing, etc. and many other caves including: Aeolus, Barber, Baxters (W Va), Big Loop, Canandaigua, Chicken Out, Church, Colebrook, Cro’ Nest, Dirtbag, End of Gulch, Glen Park, Howe, Hunter, Knox, Maelstrom, Morris, Onesquethaw, Plymouth, Pompeys, Purgatory, Red Mtn, Roadside, Schoharie, South Bethlehem, Talcott Mtn, Tallow, Trash Hole, Two-Second, Weybridge, Williams, Wolferts.

1972, 1973, 1974 Northeastern Caver. Bill Gregg, editor. 400 pages, with index, in binder. Includes: southern Adirondack caves, Stony Brook section of Skull, Skull map set and names, Camp Allen caves, Quarry Hill caves, Paradise Lost karst, Glen Park caves, Shawangunk caves, Balls Cave history, early Knox Cave maps, groundwater in karst, bats in NY, rabies in NY bats. Plus: reconnaissance, news, rumors, leads, cartoons, reviews, moss growth in caves, plastic Justrite lamp review, NRO meets, cave diving, stereo photo tips, wetsuits, speleogenesis simulation, rescues, lamps, gear, Skull flood hazard, granite caves of New England, Potsdam sandstone fault caves, caves of SW Vermont, Indiana caves, tectonospeleology, Rhode Island survey, etc. and many other caves including: Coxsackie, Chimney Mtn, Dixville Notch, Dorset Peak area, Garden of Eden, General Davis (W Va), Eagle, Eldons, Howe, Jeff Canyon, Keyhole, Knox, McFails SE Passage, Mitchells, Plymouth Water, Reservoir, Richville, Sagers Surprise, Spider, Veenfliets, W Mtn.

1975, 1976, 1977 Northeastern Caver. Doug Hauser and Thom Engel, editors. 456 pages, with indexes, in binder. Includes: AT Shorey interview, Purgatory Pit, Y Cave vandalism, cave PAC, helmet lamps, Verplanck Colvin’s 1869 “The Helderbergs,” rumors, Speleo-Shop parody, Skull Cave exploration, NRO meets, NH timberline caves, Knox Cave fatality, Genesee Valley canal tunnel, Ken Henderson cartoons, Lake Room passage, Old Skull and Negley’s football room, 1878 NJ caving, flashlight conversion, Persistence Pit, NE metamorphic caves, cave rescue training, Mass. cave near Salisbury, Great Bat, spelean history, optical tapemeasure, Greene Co. progress, caving by car, glacieres in Vt, Mass, NJ, Conn, Adk high peaks and Owego-Watertown, Pete Williams, Clarksville speleography, Pinch Passage, Adk pseudo-karst, Doug Kirby cartoons, Ultimate Experience, cave diving in Paradise Lost, New Jersey caverns, lost cave in Cobleskill, spectre of Madonna Cave, Claudius Smith caves, emergency medical techniques, NY Post to Clarksville Cave, Letchworth Park cave bats, Mystery Cave access, 1862 NH account, cavers’ Xmas, western NY, Easter Pit, area spelunkers, Indian Ledge cave area, Mt Marcy Cavern, 1976 index, liability, jargon, Mt Washington caves, spelunking on Titan, Schoharie Co. dye tests, NRO constitution, Bud Guano, Howe, garbage bags, McFails access, NE NSS convention?, Yugoslav, Scaling of Nethaways Dome, Saratoga BOG, Dri-suit, Onesquethaw map, and many other caves, including Airport, Bearsden, Burroughs, Caboose, Chert Nodule, Diddly, Dry Gulch, Eighmyville, Fuds Folly, Hannacroix Maze, Highlander Ridge Pit (WVa), Hunter, Kunjamuk, MBDATHS, Moon, Natural Bridge, Overhead, Pawprint, Phantom Canyon, Roadside, Single-X, Thrall Hill and TSOD, caves.

1978, 1979, 1980 Northeastern Caver. Doug Hauser, Thom Engel, Jim Cullen, Toms Smith, Peter Quick, Warren & Connie Hall, editors. 306 pages, in binder. Includes sump diving, fracture & boulder cave terms, Caving Colombo, Red Mtn Pit, New England-Adk talus finds, Ken Henderson and Doug Kirby cartoons, 1979 NSS Convention plans, rumors, Niagara Gorge caves, Garden of Eden, milers in NE, Bud Guano etiquette, Murphy’s Laws, Glawackus, NRO meets, Pete Williams, Carlsbad, Bud Guano series, trivia quiz,  black hole, cave maps inaccurate, Maine talus, exploring Schoharie caves with Bright Star flashlights, PSC newspaper story, Florida sinkholes, sewering in Cleveland, puzzle, underwater light, Franconia Notch talus, Lincoln Memorial, Natural Bridge (Mass), Grizzle Ocean, NY and Mass glacieres, Cumberland Caverns ghost, Bell Witch, Glen Park caves as environmental indicators, Vermont pseudokarst (Maidstone, Widened Fault, Chiller), Hilton wedge shelter, McFails NW Dome climb, Mexico trips, meeting announcements, quality index, cave statistics, Knox review, litter and graffiti, March ‘80 flood, NY cave legislation, rope, Ky cave, New England talus, OTR, new Jumars, NEC lives, NRO Glawackus Hunt, spelunking in NJ, Brewster (NY) mineshaft candles,Schoharie caves, rabies victim, Twin Lakes map, Canadian Hole (W Va), and many other caves, including Barytes, Carlisle Ice, Chiller, Crumple, Deer Leap, Gorkens, Knox, Kunjamuk, Manitou Abode, Mitchells, Salisbury, Split Rock, Sunderland Ice, Westfall Spring, and Lyman.

1981, 1982, 1983 Northeastern Caver. Toms Smith, editor. 347 pages, in binder. Includes Charles Gibbs interview, Northeast Cave Rescue Organization, Dec 1980 Clarksville rescue, Sept and Oct‘81 McFails accidents, Crooked Swamp (NJ) Cave death Mar ‘82, Thook connection, NY cave law, Jumar problem, Convention Cave (Mass), Pathfinder and Mt Desert Island talus caves (Maine), Sphagnum Ravine, Walt Allen Cave (W Va), McFails bat survey, Bobbad-Iss poem, BUD GUANO cartoon strips, Debar Mtn tectonokarst, Glen Park, Pettibone Karst CTF report, groundhog hunt, Glawackus roundup, Hellhole (W Va) gate, NY State DOT maps, Gargantua, Abenaki, Morris, and Dorset Bat caves (Vt), Indiana bats in Vt, Franconia Notch Ponor and Lions Head caves (NH), Tuckerman Ravine snow tubes, Mexico trip, Wynd Cave extension, St Regis Gulch, karst under I-88, Dr Hargrave and Roy Webster obituaries, Dive Ray sonar, bats and burdock, Howes Cave entrance (historic engraving), Balls Cave historic cross-sections, Good Luck Cave, NE talus summary, Tennessee caving, adventure in time and space, inscriptions in Cat Hole Cave (Mass) and Ella Armstrong Cave, caving in the Magic Kingdom, bat house plans, Clarksville Cave as a village water source, Graphite mines, rumors; and BOG, NRO, McFails Committee,NSS Convention, and grotto meeting notes.

(SOLD OUT) 1984, 1985, 1986 Northeastern Caver. Thom Engel, editor. 334 pages with index, in binder. Includes Paul Rubin’s NY Mega Systems report on Skull-Knox, McFails-Howe, Barton Hill, and Lodens. Also, Mystery Cave, McFails-Howe-Secret system, Asia Dome exploration, discovery at Weybridge Cave, wild sections of Howe Caverns, Art Palmer and Chuck Porter interviews, and John Schweyen’s Northeast Cave Diving Notes on McFails SE, Schoharie, Caboose, Arch Spring-Tytoona (Pa), Clarksville, Onesquethaw-Jordan, Natural Bridge, Hotwater Pond, South Bethlehem, End of Gulch. Plus: Erie County caves, talus at Maine and Chimney Mtn, Clarksville as a water supply, Clarksville rescue, Knox incident, early accounts of Schoharie and Clarksville, Bud Guano cartoons, NY carbonates, mystery caves of Lake Erie, use of the putty knife, cave management, jungle boots, Indian Cave, South Bethlehem, Shako Coon Hole, eastern Pa, and rumors, leads, news, reviews, cartoons,&c

1987, 1988, 1989 Northeastern Caver. Thom Engel, editor. 360 pages, in binder. Includes beyond McFails main sump and The End, Clarksville beyond the Lake, geology of Caboose, Schweyen dive notes: Schoharie, End of Gulch Clarksville, Doc Shauls, Natural Bridge, Onesquethaw-Jordan; review of diving in Schoharie, Oliver Wells interview - diving in the ‘50s, NY long caves, Gurnee interview, art of sherpaing, Spider extension, Garden of Eden trip report, Bathtub Feeder, Acadia and Fundy sea caves, Howe Cave Project, Cobleskill plateau dye traces, speleo puns, NE Caver history, cave lengths, Conn. caves, cancelled canine, bear encounter, McFails bats, McFails and Barton Hill management, McFails rescue, Gage incident, Clarksville rescue, Jill McMahon injury, bats, how to find caves, Shawangunks, caves N of Thacher Park, SCAG area; and other caves including Big Loop, Boneyard, Eagle, Four Little Indians, Levys, Morris, Plymouth, Pompeys, Roadside, Shoehorn, Wagon Wheel, and Williams.

1990, 1991, 1992 Northeastern Caver. Chuck Porter, editor. 396 pages, in binder. Includes Clarksville breakthrough, Schweyen dive notes, Ottawa River cave dives, Mitchell tragedy, Berkshire caving history - geology - speleogenesis, advice for cavelorn, Conn - Maine - NH talus, Clarksville entrapment and rescue, Beckers incident, NE’s grossest caves, Borehole in Gotham, car Ni-Cad charger, glawackus, Balls digs and hydrogeology, long caves, McFails leveling, Clay Perry material, Clarksville history, Oxford Co (Maine), adjustable Mitchell rig, Howe Caverns guide spiels, magnetic survey errors, Onesquethaw rescue, Asia Dome mapping, book and movie reviews, ice walks on northern Lake Champlain, chilling Caboose tale, cold breath fiction, Barrack Zourie photo tour, Joober Hole history and map, Moss Island, Dorset Mtn, Hailes power proposal, Hostermans Pit threat, Dreamland, Ice Glen, Jug End and Disappearing Brook karsts, message in bottle in Hailes, Enchanted and Jack Patrick systems, No Bottom Pond, Schenectady County, 1961 McFails trip, and other caves including Barrack Zourie, Bobcat, Coopers, Devils Hole, Dolo, Drag Rock, Dry Valley, Eagle, Gage, Grasse Blade Tick, Haystack Cone, Limestreet, Mitchells, Mt Anthony, Natural Bridge and Sellecks.

1993, 1994, 1995 Northeastern Caver. Chuck Porter, editor. 418 pages, partially indexed, in binder. Includes Art Palmer’s Skull Cave history, Schoharie Preserve management, NSS preserves waiver and reports, rejuvenating batteries, rumors, rope washer, How it wuz, Schoharie float trips, Schoharie cabin memories and dedication, Gage accident, Jefferson County, dark side of Beckers, McFails stink, trip leaders, Hollow Brook karst, Lester Howe’s grave, NE tantalizers, book reviews, Vermont statistics, eastern Vt. limestones, Dancin’ in the mud, Bensons access and cleanup, Guenther accident, Gurnee obit, OTR pervert, Negley’s lost room, Watertown, digging tips, gloves, Junkyard body recovery, falling rocks, Grenville marble, underground rr, 1946 Knox photos, old times at Knox, whither MBDATHS, Maidstone fracture system, Speleocrooks, Wheat lamp conversions, tectonic cave classification, central Lake Champlain and eastern Lake Ontario ice walks, Hannacroix Maze hydrology, cave trip checklist, electric lamp voltage regulator, internet info, Ithaca tunnels, CMAP programs, long cave lists, Sheffield (Mass.) dig, Poestenkill gorge, Gage in 1837, How much do you see, teenage yahoo caver, NH and Maine misc., addiction, crossword, Howes Cave history and leads, 1953 DC Robinson letters, special lighting section, mine safety, media, Cave Talk, flooding at Howes and Barrack Zourie, BZ saga and notes, northern New England tunnel mines, Mt Anthony and Sterling Hill mines, new gel cell, cavers’ slang, reopening of Hunter, graffiti, Barren Mtn talus, rabies, and other caves including Ain’t No Catchment, Allagash Ice, B Sink, Barren Mtn, Bonticou Crag, Browns, Cayuga, Cipperly, Devils Den, Dover Stone Church, Easter, Featherstonhaughs Flop, Good Luck, Green Mtn, Justins, Kunjamuk, Mack Farm, Mt Anthony, Na One, Plymouth Water, Richmond, Sinks by the Sugarbush, Sudbury, Trenton Falls, Turbine, Van Hornesville, and 911. Includes 93/5, the 1969-1993 Index.

1996, 1997, 1998 Northeastern Caver. Chuck Porter, editor. 414 pages, partially indexed, in binder. Includes ‘96 - McFails - Pompeys floods, New England explorations, NY & New England long caves, Keyhole & Clarksville accidents,Hanors incident, New England talus, talus connection standards, Mt Horrid, Adk marble caves, NE mysteries, Floyd Collins and Sunless Sea reviews, Doug Knight obit, Terrace & Tom Ball Mtn caves, Greene County & Allegany Park caves, NW NB gypsum, Flat Creek Gorge, Fluke & Abare cartoons, digging & Garden of Eden &Knox quests, Wright digs & dye traces, bone dig, cave fiction, Stephen King trip report, buzzwords, NE Grottos, NRO meetings, NE Cave Conservancy, VAR access, no sink, Devils Washdish, Gulf-Townsend karst, bolting gear, new seat harness, Palomar knot, minimalist vertical gear, Petzl Mega tampering, Premier repairs, cleaning Suuntos, rechargeable alk. cells, BMS Microrack, vertical quiz, aragonite in Salamander, travertine deposition, U/Th dates, science abstracts, Browns Depression gravity survey, UTM system, conclusion of Art Palmer’s Skull Cave history, Keyhole history, Sunderland Cave in 1813, caves in 1860 NY Gazetteer, Buchanan Charles ms., Clay Perry report, Balls 1949 photo, 1957 Knox news story, Schoharie fallout shelter, ice walks, ice caves, Valcour Is. caves, Bar Harbor & Magdalen Is. sea caves, Breathing Well, Batman, Mass. miscellany, dash to BZ, wet pinch in Morris, Hinmans Hole, Mine Hole, vanishing wilderness, rumors, and other caves including Allagash Ice, Austin, Bensons, Blueberry, Chevy, Cullen, Cyclops, Debsconeag Ice, Deboullie Twp, Deep Fissure, Devils Rhapsody, Easter, Eldons, Glawackus, Gorge, Grotto, Harris Hill, Inmans, Jack Patricks #3, Keyhole, Le Trou des Perdus, Little Peaked Mtn, Maidstone, Marble Pond, Natures Way, Nethmad, Pasture, Peggy Hole, Per-Severance, Rhodes, Schoenlein, Shelter, Sinks by the Sugarbush, Sip-Der, Speos de la Fee, The, Traps, Triple X, Uhll be Cold, Unknown Pond, Veenfliets, White Lake, Williams, Wiltsies and Zoar Valley.

1999, 2000, 2001 Northeastern Caver. Chuck Porter, editor. 420 pages, partially indexed, in binder. Includes Five Year Index 1994-1998, Rumors, Cuba expedition, New Brunswick names, repairing Suuntos, Where are they now?, account of skeletons and Spanish coins in Vt cave, Fluke and Pingree cartoons, five bar minimum, NE Cave Conservancy news & cave acq. list, digging for me, new finds in Mass and RI, Mammoth cave crew, Bob Piper obit, Knox rescue, Angela Lucas and Rod Pingree poems, Valcour accident, repairing nylon coveralls, stupendous Watertown Cavern, Pownal survey, relict karst near Inlet, caves in Litchfield Hills, new section of Rhodes, Roxbury Iron and Roomy mines, X Files at Williams Talc Mines, Eagle Mills tunnel and tufa, Pettibone tunnel caves, mines & mineral resource data, Rockeater T-shirts, 2002 Convention news, Gunbarrel bypassed, Dozer dig, Faith and Tim Vile photos, 1831 Albany Co. trip, Subterranean, Reprisal, Cavern, Last Dive, Batboy, and Among Giants reviews, millenial misc., Adk talus finds, marble near Hudson Gorge, Knox Preserve report, Clay Perry graffiti photo, mapping Tryon, are you a caver?, NRO constitution, bylaws & grants, Ella Armstrong in 1808, who is to blame, river runs thru it, Schoharie improvements, New England cave lengths, fly ash at Howes, Helderberg speleothem dating, Howes in 1857, extraterrestrial caving, what must come out, Mo. property,/ Nahant underground military base, Old Maids & Ben Venue photos, Pompeys in 1831, Virginia discoveries, frog rig, Crossbones, Skinner Hollow, Gees, and Allagash Ice maps, Williams remapped, volunteer ops, Mass update, good idea, 3 Adk trackdowns, Inmans revisited, Lockport mystery, Bare Mtn slide, sinkhole fire, northern NY scuba leads, Knox update, NiMH batteries, Surprise rockfall, NY liability, NH entrapment, new outhouses, Clark Coolidge interview, snow tubes, Rob Svensson dive death in Clarksville and body recovery, Peggys Hole lyrics, Hellhole issue, Skinner Hollow finds, McFails sump dive photos, Maine Cave Survey, history, geology & hydrology of Knox, Mitchells in 1824, Hailes dye traces, Ontario trip, Knox Cave Overture, Onesquethaw management plan, digger wanderings, caves in Melrose, Mass., Mammoth trouble, Knox formation, Maine Cave Protection Act, Project Totem Nose, NB accident, Gage rescue, Westfalls re-dug, word search, Newfoundland caves, Sawney Beane tale, Kitty Cobble search, carbide lamp ad, Thunder Hole dig, Skull-Knox Cave System, Camden caves, Per-Severance discovery, and other caves and maps including: Aeolus Bat, Allagash Ice, Alligator, Baldface Pass, Berkshire Cavern, Birdseye Mtn, Bottomless Pit, Browns, Carter Ponds, Carver Falls, Coon, Chaffe Mtn #1, Chock Stone, Cliff Hole, CrossBones, Dailey Hollow, Debsconeag, Cutler sea, Ella Armstrong, Fairys Hole, Floods Pond, Furnace Mtn, Hedgehog Chasm, Hobbitland, Hunter, Ironbound I. sea, Kens Kave, Lost River, Moses Tablets, Natures Way, Mt Utsayantha, No Bottom Pond, Pico, Pirates Glen, Pittsford Ice, Pompeys Annex, Precipice, Quebec, Robbinston sea, Sebec Ice, Shackford Head sea, Skinners Island, Summit Mtn, The Ovens, Tinmouth Mtn, Trou des Perdus IV, Valcour Is, and Williams caves.

02/1  NCC, NRO and NSS Convention news/ bat tallies/ Sellecks Preserve/ new Clarksville passage/ Nutribat/ Thunder Hole update/ Barton Hill project/ Little Mtn Fissure/ Al Hulstrunk interview/ Chimney Hole Grotte du Torrent/ Knox management plan/ Clark Reservation/ Widened Fault/ 2001 index

02/2  Cobble Hill & French Louie caves/ Horse Farm Rd Cave/ New England lengths/ electrical speleogenesis/ Met Grotto origins/ Skull Cave ‘53/ hanging practice rope/ Devils Den & No Bottom Pond/ Cave Mistake/ Garden of Eden/ back issues/ Cave Bum/ On Canadian Caverns/ bat engravings

02/3  Convention wrapup/ Mole People review/ Doolittles Cave/ Knox 4K Passage/ Bernard Mtn sea cave/ Thunder Hole/ ANC reopened/ Chapel Rock Cave, NH/ Cave Mistake/ Adk shorties/ Devils Hole/ Schoharie dig/ Ripogenus Gorge caves/ luminous moss in NH/ MBDATHS map/ Eagle Cave report/ image gallery: Me.

02/4  Onondaga & Thacher Park faults/ southern Thacher finds/ Natures Way/ Worlds End sinkhole caves/ NH survey/ Wildcat Ridge, NH/ Thunder Hole/ NE bat hibernacula/ Big Island Cave/ Totem Nose summer ‘02/ Mystery Cave/ Delano Hill lumns. moss/ Finland/ Ravena caves/ Rain Drain/ Peapack Quarry/ Tinmouth

03/1  Howes Cave Project, Black River collapse, Leigh Cave, NJ, Sprague obit, Secret Caverns history, Beaver dam Rd digs, Thacher rebuttal, Ladder Dig, Grenville sink-dig sites, Have you seen?, No Bottom Pond,Mass glacial boulder caves, ice cave of NE, image gallery: NY wild caves, 2002 index, Constit. Cave, Ma

03/2  Thacher Park, Paradise Lost, Poland salt mine, Balls Cave 1949, Sears Is. sea caves, rumors, Hudson rr tunnels, image gallery: Mass, Conn & Vt, Satans Cave, repairing survey gear & carbide lamps

03/3  Wicks Hole entrance, Cave House bid, Barytes and Wolferts breakthroughs, Pine Mtn Cave, Lynk Cave karst at NESF symposium, NY tunnel story, Adk gneiss finds

03/4  Howes Cave news, Pete Johnson obit, Quarry Hole cave, Lynk Cave, Cross Is. sea cave, caves of Orland Me. Aeolus Bat Cave temperatures, Dave Beiter memories, Cave Mistake, marble cave near Pine Lake 1853 account of Balls Cave, Jeffersons Knee, NH caves, Kazabazua & mine, Que, Van Hornesville

04/1  Dye traces at Bensons-Barytes & Natures Way, Quarry Hole, Ward-Gregory link, 1842 Clarksville cave account, West Twin Mtns talus, Not Federal Offense, Copperhead & Glory Hole caves, Ct., more Dav Beiter memories, drainlunking, Five-Year Index 1999-2003

04/2  NCC purchase of Clarksville Cave, Dutchess Quarry caves, cave conservancy forum, Skinner Hollow ridg walk, Cascade Boulder Cave, rime-karst finds at Rainbow Shores, Max Schrabisch NJ finds, Berkshire Far Center caves, 1905 trip to Howes Cave, book reviews, image gallery: Mass., NH, Maine, Vt.

04/3  Two Second Pit color cover, McFails Hole dog rescue, duck race, new NRO, Crumble Crawl push, Rt 2 Cave dig, Indian Oven re-survey, Lechuguilla impact mapping, Milk Cave photos, Stacy Mtn caves, Kno & Robinson reminiscences, Pamola caves, psychobabble, Schoharie serendipity, Beiter’s 1/2 fast farm

04/4  NCC buys Clarksville, Paris catacombs, Germany Valley update, gating of Aeolus & trip report, Haystack, Aroostook River, Montagne du College, Cranberry Pond, Graves, misc. New Hampshire, and North Pol caves, Eagle Crag site, Clarksville temp. study, Devils Hole at Dansville, early accounts of Sunderlan Cave, the way back

05/1  Surprise Cave rescue reports, wind-turbine bat kills, The Cave in Central Park, Hells Wells, ANC limit marble heart of Berkshires, beyond End of Secret-Bensons Drain, Salamander-Gorge connection, Robinso Knox map, Baugh, Eft & Novemberkill caves, Dreamland found, 2004 index, electrical prospecting tool

05/2  bat tracking, RW Carroll obit and tributes, Carroll’s NH and Maine legacy, Red Mtn Pit, cave bivouac Barytes push, beyond Twinkle Room, girl scout speleo badge, Tri State, Old Skull, Devils Hole, Sybils and Blindbrook caves, bats at children’s camps, book reviews: NY Underground, True Tales of Terror Maelstrom. Pompeys resurgence, Schoharie glacial lakes

05/3  Bentleys Cavern, RW Carroll memories, Trap Spring, Chimney Pond North, Misers, and Burns caves, Topworld, Caveman, and Rockwatching reviews, Nethaway Dome climb, rumors, St Lawrence Co. facts

05/4  Upstream Howes Cave, ANC breakthrough, Descent review, karst & development in Ulster County Barytes-Wolferts map, Clarksville changing area, Vermont bats, Spring ‘05 NRO minutes, Beckers survey John Ritchie, Cohasset abodes, Barytes biota, Baugh cleanup, Brant Lake caves, Bob & Ray’s caving gags

06/1  NRO legal changes, wind power & bats, hunters’ caves in western Mass. and Vt., Bob Carroll at Churc Cave & Vermont, blind-trust walk, Wind Cave review, Milk, Westwood, General Grant, and Skinner caves, Carabiners rock gym, Googling for Mass. caves, Howes Cave 1846, 2005 index

06/2  Further into Barytes, Ken DeCelles obituary, Red Bat Cave, Roxbury Mine survey, New Hampshire ba hibernacula, rumors, Hoosac soapstone mine, granite caves in Caledonia County

06/3  Mitchell tragedy & remains retrieval from Schroeders Pants Cave, Mt. Megunticook talus, Carthartes Aura Kneegnaw, Lost Ponds, Conrads, and Chimney Pond North caves, NSS/NCC permit info, emerged se caves in Maine, Mt. Aeolus Bat Cave management plan, Red Mtn Pit

06/4  Schroeders Pants photos, Jim Mitchell memoriam poem, Old Maids Hole, Dark Water poem, Tri-Count Grotto, 1948 Skull Cave trip, upstate NY cave animals, Elephant Island caves, Howes history, cave movie Adirondack groadholes, back issues, image gallery: Ct, Me, Mass, NH, Vt, NY

07/1 Bensons extension, XTC (Merlins, NY) & Mtn Mills (Vt) caves, Victorian RI photos, RI cave history, McFails history, photos, aerial overlay, Eagle Cave & Chimney Mtn, 1842 Howes account, 2006 index

07/2 new Howe Caverns owners, XTC (Merlins) stories & photos, culverts at ANC & Westfalls, NE long and deep cave lists, McFails preserve history, Gage 1940 trip, Menotomy Rocks Park, Mass.

07/3 Cheryl Kenez obit, conservancies & show caves, return to Thunder Hole, caver sociology, Two Second Pit, 1959 Beckers trip, ‘57-’58 Schoharie bats, early Mass. compilations, Bob Carroll at Mt Desert Island, color upstream Barytes photos

07/4 Thunder Hole breakthru; Eramosa plans; Howe Caverns, Beckers & NCC; Al Plante obit; Gullivers Hole, Me.; History of Town of Carlisle & Cave Geology, by Palmer reviews; Green Mtn Ice Cave, NH

08/1 Carroll Three Falls map, White Nose Syndrome, bats, Mylroie updates by Hopkins, Downeast sea caves, Thybony Schroeders Pants account, Thunder Hole followup, Al Plante memories, McMasters caves, Mass. Rumor Register, SW RI indian caves, Schoharie Caverns nuclear shelter, Commercial Cave near Watertown Vermont ice caves, 2007 index

08/2 White Nose Syndrome, Mass Hole, Ben Guenther obit, Merlins (NY) photos, Seal Island Sea Cave, Me., Downey Schroeders Pants account, speleo-puzzler, Missing Link, Ice Cave Mtn by Carroll

The following single issues are still available: 76/3, 77/1, 2, 4, 6, 78/3 thru 79/1, 79/3 thru 80/4, 81/3, 85/3, 86/1, 89/1, 90/1, 2, 3, 91/1 thru 92/2, 92/4 thru 95/4, 96/2 thru 973, 98/4, 99/1, 99/4 thru 00-2, 01-2 thru 05-2, 05-4 to present. Be sure to get 93/5: the 1969-1993 Index, 99/1 which has the 1994-1998 Index, and 04/1 which has the 1999-2003 Index, all by Steve Higham, for $2 ea.

This page was last updated on Sept 2, 2008