New to Caving

So you want to cave?
NSS Board of Governor’s representative and sometimes California caver Cindy Wu offers advice for newbies.

How to get started
Caving YouTuber offers advice on how to get started in caving.

Cave Safety
A Guide to Responsible Caving published by the National Speleological Society, 5th edition, 2016

General Conservation 
SFBC conservation guidelines.

CavePics Homepage
Gems of the Golden State : The 15 best caves to visit in California is richly illustrated with nearly seventy top quality photographs by life SFBC members, Peter and Ann Bosted, who have been photographing California’s finest caves for over two decades.

Other Grottos and Friends of the SFBC
Links to other grottos, focusing on California. For a list of every grotto, visit the NSS website.