Old Timers Cavers Reunion

OTR Sign

The NSS Convention will be hosted in Elkins, West Virginia in 2020 and The Robertson Association (TRA) campground will be the site of general camping for this event.  This campground has been the home of the Old Timers Reunion (OTR) for 34 years.  The actual event is an annual gathering of about 1,500 cavers who make the pilgrimage from around the country, Canada, Mexico and other international locations. 

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Vertical Section – Rebelay

Event Leader: Gary Bush

The Vertical Rebelay Course provides demonstrations, instructions, and practice for climbing with the European style of rope rigging using rebelays. Instructors will be available throughout the day to assist students in learning and practicing the techniques necessary to negotiate rebelays safely and effectively. While the course is open, students may come by anytime to observe others, demonstrate their own
techniques, or to just practice.

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