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Let’s get our hands dirty: Bike repair workshop

Phillip Reeves

Simultaneously complex and elegantly simple, the bicycle is a personal chariot that can take you around the corner to class or hundreds of miles into the wilderness. But, you certainly don’t want to break down! Our beloved fleet of club bikes is in need of maintenance – come help me fix them up! Why should I learn about my bike? …

Creekathon Main Bikepool: Let’s bike to Walnut Creek

AJ Cuddeback

Description Is sitting in a car not sendy enough for you? Bike to Creekathon! For this trip we’ll be biking from the Shred Shack to Creekathon which is a 10 mile ride (https://www.strava.com/routes/2877325816707511532). Once there, you can either go on trips that you’re already signed up for or just hang out with slacklines, a frisbee which I will provide, or …

Biking, Canoeing, Caving, Birding, Swimming!

Mason Riffee

Do not let your doubts deceive you, for all of these activities (and more) can be enjoyed just a short distance from Grounds, at Ragged: in fact, we can do all of them in one trip! We’ll convene at the Shred Shack at 8:00 sharp to ride bikes to the reservoir; this is a short bike ride that can be …

Azalea Park MicroStravaganza

Lily Gates

Finals season is hitting hard and we all need to take a break! Join us for a quick romp over to azalea park to splish splash in the water a little bit, watch the sky get all watercolory for the sunset, and clear our heads so that we are ready to rumbleeee through the end of the semester. Plan: Meet …

climb climb woof woof

Teagan Baiotto

The end of this semester is really hitting hard. I don’t want to do any more work!! Come grab on to some big beautiful beefy boulders with me at Ragged Mountain. We’ll be visiting a place dubbed the ‘Best Boulder in Charlottesville’ which is an internationally known spot to for all your bouldering needs. And by internationally known I mean …

Ragged Sunset Trip !!!

Lily Gates

Helloooo! Calling all young water bugs in need of a little paddle action at Ragged. The end of semester push is hitting hard, so Thursday we’re going bikin’ and SUPin’ and canoein’ to escape the horrors of finals szn for a while. Schedule: 6:15pm – Meet at the ShredCastle, get suited up with bikes 6:30pm – Depart and ride to …

Children of the Climb (Beginner Climbing at Rivanna Wall)

AJ Cuddeback

Greetings children of the mother sun, Is sending it at slaughter starting to lose is spice? Is climbing without a rope just not enough for you anymore? Come learn how to top rope at Charlottesville’s very own Rivanna wall! Rivanna wall is an old railway trestle that has two climbing routes on it, each about 5.8+. On this trip we’ll …

Wanna get wet this weekend?

Eliza Stowe

Folks, I don’t know about y’all, but this 80 degree weather has me sweating buckets. There’s nothing like a cool dip in the Rivanna to cure this early onset perspiration. So let’s go make it happen on a sunny Sunday afternoon!!! Potential activities might include (but are certainly not limited to): hacky sacky, slacky liney, swim swim (like a fish), …

it’s been a long couple of weeks and I need to paddleboard

Sophia Benmhend

hey nerds 🥱 Midterms… am I right? That sucked! Siggy and I are pressing the mental reset button on Wednesday night and leading a lil canoeing and SUPping trip for you guys. For those of you who aren’t familiar with Ragged Mountain Reservoir, it’s only my FAVORITE place in Charlottesville. It’s a lil lake in the middle of the woods …

Disc Golfin’ at Meadowcreek

John Cooney

There is a pun here about “Tiger Woods” and something about disc golf being played in the woods, but I am not intelligent enough to figure it out. I will cut straight to the chase and share my plan with you. We are going to bike to Meadowcreek Disc Golf Course (near the Bodo’s on 29) and play 9 – …

Rock Ascension at Rivanna Wall: Girls Run the World Edition

Eliza Stowe

Hello and greetings to all the lil senders across the lands! Spring is here which means dry and warm rocks for climbing which means we are getting after it this Sunday which means you should come join us and learn all you can about sport climbing and top-roping outside 🙂 (or teach us some new stuff). With COVID-19 restrictions we …

Ragged Mtn Hike

Philip Edmonston

Hi everyone, The plan is to meet at shred shack at 12pm next Sunday (March 7) where those who need bikes can pick them up, bike down to the resevoir, hike the trail, and come back. I led this same trip last semester and it was a nice hike – the resevoir is a short bike ride from grounds, and …

Canoeing Beneath the Stars at Ragged

Burke Haywood

Ahoy partners in shred, I come bearing exciting news! As this odd semester winds to an end, Mason and I have devised a glorious final adventure that is sure to excite. When the sun drops below the horizon on Thursday, instead of feeling disheartened by how short the days have grown, we plan to saddle up our bikes and embark …

Bike & Hike at Ragged Mtn

Philip Edmonston

Hi everyone, I haven’t really seen many hiking trips here, so I thought I would lead my own! I really enjoy hiking and was looking forward to exploring the trails around the area, but obviously corona threw a wrench in things. This seems like one of the best trails within biking distance, so get hyped. The plan is to meet …

Foxhaven frolicking/bike/picnic time part 2

Sophia Benmhend

oh hey, didn’t see ya there This trip was so CHILL and FUN that I am leading it again! So if you are one of the unlucky souls that was not able to go on it last time around, today (or rather, Saturday) is your lucky day! If you missed the last trip description and have no idea what I’m …

Biker? I hardly know her!

AJ Cuddeback

Alright folks, Burke and I just got off of a zoom meeting with chief, and long story short, he said this whole not having gone on a trip yet this semester thing just ain’t it. So it’s time we get back on the horse, and by horse I mean bike (duhhh). Unless you closed your eyes on March 1st and …

Beginner AF Biking and Fescue Field Frolicking

Lily Gates

Can you imagine a better time than getting to watch the lovely Sophia Benmhend cosplay her 3rd grade recess self and try her darndest to catch every grasshopper in sight? You probably can’t. Couple that with endless (sort of?) meadows of the objectively MOST GLORIOUS GRASS (pictured above), and you’ve got yourself an adventure. This is a SUPER SHORT bike …

Skyline Drive and Massanutten by Bike

Phillip Reeves

Hello, fellow lovers of the outdoors! I’m a little disappointed in the warm temperatures this winter, but let’s take advantage of that and go for a nice bike ride! The plan is to attempt a ride I mostly completed several years ago, which goes through the northern section of Skyline Drive, then crosses the Shenandoah Valley and climbs Massanutten before …

Shredmas Day 7: Farmer’s Market Bike Ride

AJ Cuddeback

On the sixth day of shredmas Burke Haywood gave to me a farmer’s market bike ride, six peeps belaying, fiiiiiive campfire siiiings! four alpine draws, three 23’s, two biking gloves, and a gnartridge in a pear tree. ~ The Plan ~ 10:00am Meet at Echols 10:20ish get to the farmer’s market 10:21 support loval businesses and buy local produce 11:00 …

100 MILE CENTURY RIDE (pretty much an entire years worth of leg day in one go)

Robby Lewis Phillips

*I won’t be able to make a final call on trail conditions until the week of (fingers crossed!) “When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go out for a spin down the road, without thought on anything but the ride you are …

*Canceled* Stokesville Sendage

Claire Emily Burke

Weekend extravaganza! Biking! Hiking! Swimming! CANCELED Come hang out at Stokesville Campground for a weekend to enjoy the beauties of early summer in VA. We’ll be camping and taking advantage of the many different activities the area has to offer. There is an extensive trail system that is ideal for biking, hiking, and trail running. The camping site is near …

*Cancelled* Reading Day Community Bike(S) Ride

AJ Cuddeback

Hey y’all, If you know me you know that my bike, Old Ironsides, is in desperate need of some attention. So, if you have a bike that needs some TLC, or you just wanna pimp your ride, join me in visiting the kind folks at community bikes and get that ish checked out! ~ Here’s the plan ~~ – Meet …

Wilderness First Aid: Choose May 11-12; or May 15-16; or May 21-22; or June 15-16

Matthew Rosefsky

Hi fellow adventurers! A co-founder of this glorious club is offering Disaster + Travel + Wilderness First Aid certification courses four times this spring in Cville. Hands-on learn how to save your compadre’s life and limbs, be y’all out adventuring in the wilderness, caught in a wrong-place wrong-time disaster, traveling remotely, driving through a rural area with no cellphone service …

Alternative Foxfield: Creekathon Spring 2019 **Main Carpool**

Allie Lowy

Shredders, senders, stoke enthusiasts, Kyle Guy & Ty Jerome devotees, adrenaline junkies (Ok, I think that covers all of you) — First and foremost, go hoos!!! We’ll be celebrating and basking in the glory of this natty for the next year, and will do so in true, unabashed ODC fashion at our spring Creekathon. Fortunately, unlike other events happening on …

Cpr, Aed + Choking Certification Course ~ Adult, Pediatric + Infant

Matthew Rosefsky

>> “Best CPR/AED class so far. Resuscipalooza made it fun! Love the scenarios!” – anonymous feedback >> “The most action-packed three hour CPR class I’ve been to. You made it concise and FUN!” – anonymous feedback >> “Hooray! No video!” – anonymous feedback ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Learn the lifesaving skills of CPR, AED, and relieving choking (adult / …

Boone, Nc Spring Mega Trip **Carpool**

Lily Wincele

Happy Spring! Time to get yo butts outside Please read this trip description in its entirety. This is only a carpool, and you must sign up for side trip(s) as they are posted in order to join the carpool. WHAT: A NRGE style spring mega trip full of hiking, mountain biking, climbing, paddling, and other shenanigans! Attendees send it/shred “the …

The Ultimate Moabian Seminar

Chad Baily

Are you going out to Moab and not quite sure what you need? THEN BINGPOT! THIS IS FOR YOU!! This is a workshop centered around going out to Moab and making sure that you are prepared for the awesome week of sending it in ways you never thought possible. What we are going to be going over: – What a …

**Location Changed** Ye Olde Trip Leader Workshoppe

AJ Cuddeback

Even though I requested Clark 101 the Source gave me **New Cabell 323** (Trust me, I am just as upset about the distance as you are). Anyways, c’est la vie and e’re going to have a great time anyway!! ————————————– HEYO! Tired of getting stuck on waitlists? Wait no longer! The best way to get on trips is to lead …

Bike Maintenance 101 – Anatomy, Pre/Post-Ride Checks, and Trailside Repairs

Billiam, Intergalactic Shred Lord, Prince of Dankness

The winter is long and about to get colder. In times like these, the brutal freeze-thaw cycles ravage the trails and even the most weathered riders are forced inside. But, this leaves plenty of time to hole up in the garage and be totally neurotic about maintaining your whip. But why should I learn about my bike? Learning to do …

Cpr, Aed + Choking Certification Course ~ Adult, Pediatric + Infant

Matthew Rosefsky

>> “Best CPR/AED class so far. Resuscipalooza made it fun! Love the scenarios!” – anonymous feedback >> “The most action-packed three hour CPR class I’ve been to. You made it concise and FUN!” – anonymous feedback >> “Hooray! No video!” – anonymous feedback ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Learn the lifesaving skills of CPR, AED, and relieving choking (adult / …

Trip Leader Workshop

Chad Baily

Do you have the boo-hoos about being on the waitlist?? Then come learn how to lead a trip! Leading trips is one of the best ways to meet more of the awesome outdoorsy folks here in the club and getting to try new things! SooOOooOOo come and spend part of your lovely Wednesday evening with me as I teach you …

Cpr, Aed + Choking Certification Course ~ Adult, Pediatric + Infant

Matthew Rosefsky

>> “Best CPR/AED class so far. Resuscipalooza made it fun! Love the scenarios!” – anonymous feedback >> “The most action-packed three hour CPR class I’ve been to. You made it concise and FUN!” – anonymous feedback >> “Hooray! No video!” – anonymous feedback ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Learn the lifesaving skills of CPR, AED, and relieving choking (adult / …

Trip Leader Workshop!!

Stephanie Roatis

Tired of getting waitlisted over and over again??? Just wanna send it with other outdoor enthusiasts all the friggin time??!? The best way to get on trips is to lead ’em, folks! Come hang out with me and learn the ins/outs of trip leading with the club, and get automatically activated by yours truly! ***If you’re new to the outdoors, …

Trick or Trip Leader Workshop: a Frightfully Good Time

Victoria Alvarez

Halloween is creepin’ up on us, witch means that you’ve got to figure out how you’re gonna celebrate the holiday. Our suggestion : treat yourself to an adventure and GET OUTSIDE! Scared to lead a trip? No worries. We’ll teach ya! The best way to get on a trip is to lead one. Come hang out with me and learn …

Gravel Road Ride on the Way to Nrge

Lily Wincele

Hello nrgelings, Join me on casual scenic bike ride on our trek to nrge. We will be biking on a forest road in in the cranberry wilderness area in Monongahela national forest. This road is all gravel and closed to cars. it I think that this ride will be fairly flat so it will mostly be some casual exploring instead …

Biking to Da Farmers Market

Lily Wincele

Please join me for some of my favorite things: biking and the wednesday farmer’s market at Meade Park!! We will head out from 1021 wertland street (arbitrary location that is not my place of residence) at 2:40pm on Wednesday. I have a pump if you need to pump your tires up. The market is at Meade park which will make …

Best Waitlist Relief Ever: Trip Leader Workshop!

Victoria Alvarez

Tired of getting waitlisted over and over again??? Just wanna send it with other outdoor enthusiasts all the friggin time??!? The best way to get on trips is to lead ’em, folks! Come hang out with me and learn the ins/outs of trip leading with the club! ***If you’re new to the outdoors, sweet! No experience necessary. WHY??? (Psssh cuz …

Cpr, Aed + Choking Certification Course ~ Adult, Pediatric + Infant

Matthew Rosefsky

>> “Best CPR/AED class so far. Resuscipalooza made it fun! Love the scenarios!” – anonymous feedback >> “The most action-packed three hour CPR class I’ve been to. You made it concise and FUN!” – anonymous feedback >> “Hooray! No video!” – anonymous feedback ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Learn the lifesaving skills of CPR, AED, and relieving choking (adult / …

Cpr, Aed + Choking Certification Course ~ Adult, Pediatric + Infant

Matthew Rosefsky

>> “Best CPR/AED class so far. Resuscipalooza made it fun! Love the scenarios!” – anonymous feedback >> “The most action-packed three hour CPR class I’ve been to. You made it concise and FUN!” – anonymous feedback >> “Hooray! No video!” – anonymous feedback ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Learn the lifesaving skills of CPR, AED, and relieving choking (adult / …

Trail Days 2018 *Updated Time*

Sam Clinard

*Update times to make it just friday through sunday night* *need drivers. You will be reimbursed gas completely plus a $20 tip. Come with a full tank to the shred shack. This will be a very informal trip. There are many adventures we may choose to explore once we get to Damascus! TLDR: Read it, my prose is a damn …

Biking- the Variety Pack

Lily Wincele

wuts up This trip is a road ride/hiking/trail riding extravaganza. The plan: -head out from the ODC house aka the shred shack aka 116 Washington Ave. We can grab helmets there and we can pump up tires there if needed. -bike the 3 miles to Ragged Mountain Reservoir. Note that there is a section of the ride that is a …

Cpr, Aed + Choking Certification Course ~ Adult, Pediatric + Infant

Matthew Rosefsky

>> “Best CPR/AED class so far. Resuscipalooza made it fun! Love the scenarios!” – anonymous feedback >> “The most action-packed three hour CPR class I’ve been to. You made it concise and FUN!” – anonymous feedback >> “Hooray! No video!” – anonymous feedback ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Learn the lifesaving skills of CPR, AED, and relieving choking (adult / …

The Annual Koenig Moab Trip 2018!

Rhaude Dahlinghaus

Happy winter break ya goons. Get pumped because we’ve got quite the Christmas present for you: MOAB!!! This trip is honoring our fellow officer, climbing-instructor-extraordinaire, and founder of this trip, Matthew Koenig! Matthew started this annual trip back in 2015 and through it has passed on his passion for adventure to countless club members. We hope to lead this trip …

Bike to Walnut Creek Park

David Humphrey

This trip is being Co-lead by me and Grace Coguillo Hi everyone, this Sunday (10/15), we will be leading a group to Walnut Creek on a bike ride. It’s a 20 mile ride round trip, with pretty rolling back roads, so definitely doable, but obviously requires a bike! The park is beautiful and the weather is supposed to stay really …