Saturday, April 26-28, 2024

sinkhole cleanout 2023

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Beginning Friday afternoon, April 26 for retirees and others, but 9 a.m. Saturday for everyone else (may carry over into Sunday).

Camping is available Friday & Saturday on an adjacent property (caver-owned!)


47 Low Gap Lane
Bland, VA


  • Lunch and water will be provided Saturday, but please bring your own snacks and extra water
  • We'll be cleaning out 3-4 sinkholes
  • If you have a truck (or trailer) with a winch and are available for transporting trash from sinkhole to dumpster, please let us know.

Supplies to bring:

  • Chainsaws
  • Wire cutters
  • Weed whackers
  • 1-2 step ladders
  • 5-Gal buckets
  • Rakes
  • Shovels
  • Old tarps
  • Rope
  • Chain with 3/8" sling hook on end of chain
  • Tool to separate tires from rims
  • Loppers
  • Work gloves
  • Boots
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent

RSVP - Helps with planning!
merecaver at yahoo dot com
janete at shentel dot net