General Meetings

The Explorers Club of Pittsburgh holds its general membership meeting at 7:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month. Immediately following the business meeting we customarily conduct a presentation of travels and adventures of members (sometimes an informational session or demonstration). Following the presentation, the group socializes at a bar near the meeting.

When:  The second Thursday of every month at 7:30pm.


January - April 2017 indoor meetings: Union Project, 801 N Negley Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206

May - September 2017 outdoor meetings: 

  • May:  Frick Park
  • Jun: North Park, Point Shelter, Lake Shore Drive.  7:00pm start time - ends at 7:30.
  • Jul: Schenley Park, Camp David Lawrence shelter, Overlook Drive.
  • Aug: Highland Park, Rhododendron Shelter off Lake Dr in Rhododendron Grove. Official picnic (club-provided burgs and dogs).
  • Sep: Meadow Park, O'Hara Township. Off Kittanning Pike at Harding Road on Meadow Park Lane

November - December 2017 indoor meetings: Wilkins Community Center, 7604 Charleston Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15218 - Room 13


Members - Please attend these meetings and participate .

Interested? - Please come to this meeting to meet the ECP and learn more about us.  Everyone is welcome.

2017 Presentations Schedule

  • January  - Backpacking School
  • February - Biking through the Canyonlands (Bill Brose)
  • March  - Mt. Kilimanjaro (Paul & Nonnie Toth, Jamie Billings and Laura Kustaborder
  •  April - Nepal (Part 1)
  • May - Nepal (Part 2)
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December

2016 Presentations Schedule

  • January - Grand Canyon, Mike Ciccone
  • February - Alaska, Mike Ciccone
  • March - Switzerland, Ron, Derek, etc.   
  • April - old school video (courtesy of Bill Baxter)
  • MayECP Gear Demo (Derek Stuart)
  • June: Mountaineering School (Ryan Taylor) - POSTPONED
  • JulyAvalanche Safety (Greg Buzulencia & Devin Fell)
  • August - Cleaning Anchors (Jim Schuring)
  • SeptemberMountaineering School (Ryan Taylor)
  • October Backpacking in the Wind River Range (Jim Burns and Natalie Sippel)
  • November - Backpacking School - POSTPONED
  • December - Climbing trip to Kalymnos (Nate Brooks) 

(Contact Vice President with any interest)