Silers Cave Schedule

OCTOBER 2019 Reserved on October 12. Please read the Silers Cave Management Plan before asking for permission to visit. NSS and other cavers please e-mail the cave manager at SilersCave@karst.org. Youth and other groups, please fill out the cave trip request form. We do not supply leaders. You must find your own qualified leaders.

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Silers Cave Survey

Silers Cave contains approximately a mile and half of maze passage. The cave was originally mapped in the 1930s, and again in the early 1980s, but the new owners of Silers Cave have requested an up-to-date map be made, and we are happy to oblige. A core group has already formed, but new members with […]

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Silers Cave Management Plan

INTRODUCTION The Mid-Atlantic Karst Conservancy (MAKC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization incorporated in the state of Pennsylvania in 1997. The MAKC owns and leases several karst preserves in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. The MAKC was established by cavers to preserve and ensure access to caves. We acquire and manage caves and karst areas for conservation, […]

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Silers Cave Trip Request

Silers Cave is a new cave preserve of the MAKC. The current owners purchased the property in October 2018 with the intent of reopening the cave to the caving community. MAKC is partnering with Sligo and Baltimore Grottos, both of which are members of MAKC, and Jim McConkey, who will serve as cave manager, in […]

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A Cave For Sale

Note: Please read the management plan before making a trip request. Kim Metzgar I was unable to go the Fall MAR Meet, held this year at the beautiful Rupert Cave Preserve in Mifflin County. However, Tom was able to go and represent MAKC at the event. As with any caving event for which I am […]

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