Join us on an adventure to Colorado Bend
State Park! Hike
1.3 miles through the beautiful Lively Pasture to the entrance of Gorman Creek
Crevice Cave, the second longest cave in the park. Then, descend into the
massive canyon-like entrance to the cave and explore hundreds of feet of crawl
Before we ascend into the cave, we will experience the unique beauty of this jewel
of the hill country on a guided hike to Gorman Falls. If the weather permits, we might even take a dip into the spring water!
and some equipment will be provided. No experience necessary!
Skill Level: Beginner through Experienced.
This is a very strenuous trip and should not be attempted by anyone who is not confident in their ability to crawl for an hour and hike a total of 4 miles . This trip should not be attempted by individuals suffering from asthma or other breathing difficulties.
Time: Participants will depart campus at 6am, arrive back
Suggestions on what to bring: water, camera, sun
protection, snacks, a packed lunch, good sturdy shoes for hiking, and dress
in layers. Bring swim wear to use if we
have time to take a dip! The cave will be quite muddy, you may want to bring a change of clothes and gloves as well.
A headlamp, knee pads and elbow pads are required for
this trip. A helmet will be provided! You can get some cheap ones at Walmart or
Academy…as well as other places!
Cost: $25 per person (regularly
priced at $55 per person)
To sign up: You must be a current NVC student to
participate. Sign-up will begin Jan 23rd. Please bring your
payment to the Student Life office in HH 109. Office hours M-F
NVC Faculty and Staff
are encouraged to place their name on our waiting list. If there is room one
week before event, you are welcome to join us!
For questions, contact: