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Caving Basics

Provided by the National Speleological Society (NSS), A Guide to Responsible Caving is a recommended reading for all cavers.

For those new to caving, the NSS also provides a basic Equipment Check List

National Speleological Society

National Speleological Society

All board members as well as many individual members are members of the National Speleological Society (NSS).  Those Grotto members whom are also NSS members receive a discount in their annual dues to the Grotto.  The Little Egypt Grotto has been an affiliate of the National Speleological Society since 1964.



Associations

The Grotto has been an affiliate of the National Speleological Society(NSS), since 1964.

More locally, the Grotto is one of many grottos associated with the Missouri Speleological Survey (MSS) and the Illinois Speleological Survey (ISS). Both of these organizations are designed to promote cave and karst awareness of the cave resources and information for their respective states.