For most of the continental United States, the western coast offers scenes unlike anything you might experience back home! From steaming volcanic fumaroles to boiling sulphuric mud pots, the active volcanology in the area is a must-see. Located just 10 miles from our Speleo-Ed site, the 14,179-foot Mount Shasta is a classic example of a stratovolcano.learn more
Our production team recognizes the uncertainty in this pandemic world. Of course, we share your concerns. We have been working with several local agencies and the State of California to deliver the safest event possible for our guests. Throughout all of our decisions, your health and safety remains at the front of our efforts.
To attend Speleo-Ed 2021, you MUST provide either (1) proof of completed Covid-19 vaccinations, or (2) a verifiable negative test that is dated within 5 days of your arrival. Face masks and social distancing will be required during most activities. There will be absolutely no exceptions to these rules. Unvaccinated children under the age of 12 are not advised, but may attend at their parents' discretion and will be required to wear face masks. Additional rules may be required per county and state guidelines.
This 2-minute video was originally created for the NSS Convention. Although this is now a regional event, the video highlights some of the caves and scenery you'll experience at the Western Region's 2021 Speleo-Ed Seminar in Weed, California. Please feel free to download the video and share it with your caver friends or at grotto meetings.Download