Project manager: Jim Cooley Trip purpose: Privately owned cave surveys Areas of Cave visited: Campground Trip participants: Jim Cooley, Bill Gee, Ken Grush, Seth Colston, Ginny Friedrich Entry Time: 12/20/2019 Exit Time: 12/23/2019
Cooley, Gee and Grush arrived before dark, Colston well after dark on Friday, 12/20. Ginny arrived 9:00 a.m. Saturday morning. We camped for up to three nights. Cooley replaced locks on the road gate and the silo. Both locks are set to the same combination. All the locks were lubed and some penetrating oil was left in the silo for future lock maintenance. read more
Introduction to Six Days with Carroll by Jeff Page Now, there is still another world under the one we live on. You can reach it by going down a spring, a water hole. But you need underworld people to be your scouts and guide you. The world under our earth is exactly like ours, except that it’s winter down there when it’s summer up here. We can see that easily, because spring water is warmer than the air in winter and cooler than the air in summer. -From Earth Making, Cherokee tradition*read more
Participants – Bill Gee (trip leader)
Permit number 1910-1
This was supposed to be our annual bat census trip where we count bats from the Lunch Room to the Mountain Room. One of the participants dropped out very early Saturday morning, leaving us no time to recruit a replacement.read more
Dedicated to the study, conservation and preservation of the Carroll Cave watershed.