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Modified: Wednesday, 06-Jun-2018 23:28:07 EDT

2018 Schedule


February 25, 2018 Board meeting at Brenda’s


March 28th, Brookline library, 708 Brookline Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15226 412-561-1003 meeting, Beginner instructions/Mexico trip pictures. 6-7:30 pm.  Socializing at local pub after.


April 7 Sites trip


Saturday, April 21th beginner trip Bear. Meet at Eat N Park in Irwin at 9:00 am for breakfast. 


April 27-29 Spring VAR at Hungary Mother state park Virginia. $35 per adult before April 6


Sunday, May 27th, 1:00 PM Bear Cave

Contact Tom Metzgar 724-433-5752 for details


Saturday June 9th 11 am Tour ED Mine Contact Rhett Shuster at or

We can reserve the pavilion for free and bring our own food and eat and socialize after the Mine Tour.


Sunday June 17 Sharps Cave Trip Contact Carl Pierce at


June 22-23 MAR on Hillside in lieu of spring picnic.


Saturday, July 1st, 1:00 PM Bear Cave

Contact Tom Metzgar 724-433-5752 for details


July 7, 14, 28 Alexander Cave (Max 8 people)


July 30 – August 3 NSS Annual Convention in Helena, Montana


August 30-Sept 3 Labor Day weekend – OTR, Steam Punk Labor Day Weekend, horizontal trip Friday My Cave, Friday Gate Duty 10 pm to midnight, Billy Clay Pit Sat


September 14-16 Fall Picnic at Laurel Caverns.  Golfing, cave trips, and Potluck dinner on Saturday evening. 


October 20th Bridge Day at New River Gorge in West Virginia


October 27th Halloween Bash– Haunted House (100 Acres Manor) and Costume party at Tiny’s in Bethel Park


December 7 Christmas Party at Ed Taylor’s at 7:00 pm

Other planned trips, dates TBD.  Ed’s Mine, Barton, Sharps, Hipple (Aug).


Mexico Trip – early January 2019