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Welcome to RASS!

The Richmond Area Speleological Society 

(or “RASS” for short) is a non-profit

caving club based in Richmond, Virginia.

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About RASS

We proudly promote the conservation, education and exploration of caves.  As a club, we also enjoy “wild caving” (once known as “spelunking”).  Click here to learn more!  

Caving 101

While there are no caves in RVA, we know where to find them!   Click here to learn more about where RASS caves, and what to expect if you're new to the sport.     


While RASS is based in RVA, we draw membership from all over Central Virginia.  Click here to learn more about becoming a member or renewing your membership


If you have any questions or comments, we'd love to hear from you!  Click here and one of our board members will respond to your inquiry.  

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Monthly General Meeting

The RASS general meeting is our monthly club gathering where we talk about all things caving and discuss upcoming club events.  

Everyone is welcome to attend!  

The meeting is held on the first Thursday of every month at the

Atlee Branch Library @ 7pm

9212 Rutlandshire Drive, Mechanicsville, VA 23116

This is a great place to start if you are interested in learning more about caving and upcoming caving opportunities! 

Just a few of the many caving (and caving related) opportunities that abound!

Upcoming Events

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