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Explore Whirlpool Cave


Saturday, October 27th

Sailboat

Info:Experience the inner workings of some of Austin's Whirlpool cave. This trip will orient you to the fundamentals of spelunking (caving), while you explore the world below in a safe environment with other students. This trip is physically challenging and requires crawling through tight spaces, however this is a great trip for beginners that are interested in caves. So, come out and get dirty!

Cost: $25 -fee covers transportation, breakfast, lunch, equipment, instruction, and a day of fun!!!

Plan: We will have a mandatory PRE-TRIP MEETING on Tues, Oct 23rd@ 12:30pm in CJR 240 where we’ll discuss trip details and complete mandatory forms.

On Saturday, October 27th we will meet behind the Robertson Center at 8:00am and return to SU around 3:30pm on the same day.

Here's how to reserve your spot on this trip!

Option #1 - Sign up online beginning on Oct 9th - click here

Option #2 - Stop by the SIRA office @ CJR 215 and talk with our staff about the trip
after online registration has opened.

Check out the link below for more info on the trip elements:
Austin Caving Grotto- (Underground Texas Grotto)
Texas Cave Management Association
National Speleological Society