The Good News: Caving To Resume

MAKC response to COVID-19: The MAKC recognizes the issues regarding COVID-19 and any impacts it may have on caves, caving, cavers, and bats.  Masks, gloves, social distancing, and CDC, state, county, and local guidelines are encouraged as much as possible.  Any travel restrictions are to be followed, as are the desires of landowners.  Where caving […]

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Bedford Springs Cave

Thanks to the work of member Mike Kern, the MAKC has negotiated a lease agreement for access to the Bedford Springs Cave. Mike Kern and Kaleb Hammond are heading up the preserve management team and can be contacted at BedfordSprings@karst.org. Part of our lease agreement includes notifying the owner and the security team when a trip is […]

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A Visit To Bedford Springs

On November 27th, 2017 Kim Metzgar and I met with the sales and marketing director of Bedford Springs Hotel—Omni Resort; John Hess. During the meeting we were reminded how small of a world we live in. John used to work at Snowshoe Ski Resort in West Virginia and lived on Slatey Fork Farm….the same housing […]

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