Announcements

Pebble Wrasslin’ @The Forest

Evan Fee

howdy y’all!! now that the weather is chilly who else is itchin’ to get on some rocks? well do I have a solution for you! myself and eliza are gonna lead a few of you down to a lovely spot just off the blue ridge parkway called the forest. at this wonderful locale one can: 1. “that’s a nice boulder”, …

NRGE 2021 : MAIN CARPOOL

Sophia Benmhend

All my NRGE goons, **PLEASE REFER TO THE NRGE CLUB ANNOUNCEMENT (SENT OUT 10/3/21) AND READ THIS ENTIRE DESCRIPTION. THEN, FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS** I have it linked here as well for your viewing pleasure : https://outdoorsatuva.org/new-river-gorge-extravaganza-2021/ This is NOT an actual NRGE adventure. This is the CARPOOL for NRGE. This is how the officers will keep track of drivers and …

Climbing at Rocky Top

Matthew Houff

Step aside rocky road, introducing rocky top. This is Charlottesville’s local climbing gym which focuses on bouldering. Because this is a gym they have climbs of every difficulty level. That means whether you can’t do a pull up or you know what a finger board is this trip is for you. You can find more information about the gym here …

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 …

Sunny Saturday Boulder Bash at Ragged!!!

Burke Haywood

Howdy folks! The sun is shining and filling my mind, body and soul with its joyful energy. If you’re like me, and this kind of beautiful weather has you chomping at the bit to spend a little time pulling hard on rocks in nature, or, you just wanna get outside and try something new, come join me as I explore …

SUNRISE CLIMB!!!!

Grace Gray

I don’t know about you, but I think my two weeks of solitude have showed me life’s true values: laughing with a real live human, bathing ourselves in the sun’s first rays, and moving through the air in a vertical motion. And Thursday morning is shaping up to be the PERFECT time to engage in these fundamental pursuits. Come join …

Caught between a rock and a bigger rock (and arguably a third rock)

Baillie McNitt

before we begin, i’m going to ask you to take a moment and relive one of our generation’s shared traumas. for just a second, imagine you are back in that Chuck-E-Cheese adventure tube, looking down at your parental figure/older sibling/babysitter as they completely ignore your cries from help in the slide where you genuinely believe you are stuck. it’s okay, …

Logistically, this could fail.

John Cooney

Howdy folks. The trip name says it all. The details of this plan may fail… IF YOU DO NOT ACT IMMEDIATELY! Slaughter allows you to reserve 1.5 hour slots to climb in their climbing gym. I’ll be going next Wednesday at 7:30pm; I want you to join me. If you want to join me though, you need to go to …

SPRING BREAK GNAR TRAIN (MOAB, UT 2020)

Billiam, Intergalactic Shred Lord, Prince of Dankness

MOAB, UTAH 2020 CHOO CHOO ALL ABOARD THE GNAR TRAIN There is but one ODC trip worthy of such a claim, and it is our annual pilgrimage the arid paradise of MOAB, UTAH. Approximately 40 of us will drive out to Moab for spring break to spend the week(ish) camping on the banks of the Colorado River and hiking, backpacking, …

Summit Day PEAK, YO!

Billiam, Intergalactic Shred Lord, Prince of Dankness

On Thursday, December 12th I will submit my final (fingers crossed) assignment as an undergraduate, thus summiting the scholastic mountain which has so far consumed the majority of my life. Join me in celebrating at PEAK, YO! The Plan: Head out from Shred Shack, 116 Washington Ave, around 5:00PM (flexible departure time) Drive an hourish to PEAK, YO! Climb for …

Sunday Mint Springs Bouldering + Picnic!

Sam Clinard

*Drivers needed* This trip is 25 minutes away so you won’t be reimbursed for gas. Enough microadventures may make life one big macroadventure! Join me for a quick bouldering trip to the newly discovered (for me at least) mint springs park. We will spend the afternoon bouldering, listening to tunes, exploring, slack lining, other shenanigans. The area is very beginner …

NRGE 2019 : MAIN CARPOOL

Victoria Alvarez

All my NRGE bbies, **PLEASE REFER TO THE NRGE CLUB EMAIL (SENT OUT 10/4/19) AND READ THIS ENTIRE DESCRIPTION. THEN, FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS** This is NOT an actual NRGE adventure. This is the CARPOOL for NRGE. This is how the officers will keep track of drivers and attendees. So make our lives easier and follow instructions, por favor. ♣ You …

Let’s Hang (climbing at peak)

Charlie Haywood

Yo! Let’s ring in fall break 2k19 a little early with some spider-monkey action. If you haven’t heard of Peak, it’s an indoor climbing gym in Richmond with a lil somethin for everybody. Bouldering, top-rope, and sport climbing abound. Check it out: https://www.peakexperiences.com/ You need not have any climbing experience to join this trip! All skill levels welcome. That said, …

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 …

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 / …

Fight the Shred Withdraw: Intermediate Climbing at Old Rag

Benjamin Vogel

It’s the week after Moab. You’re either gonna be going through adventure withdraw after a week of shredding on the daily OR you’ll have severe FOMO from seeing/hearing about all the sends from the trip. Either way, you’ll want to climb, so why fight it?? Let’s climb! I’m planning to send the Sunset Walls at Old Rag, which has a …

Beginner Bouldering Close to Home

Matthew Houff

Have you wanted to try out climbing but you’re broke/ Peak is a bit to far away for you? This trip is for beginners who want a chill intro to climbing at the FREE bouldering facilities at Slaughter. THE PLAN: 4pm – Arrive at Slaughter 4:05pm- Waiver and Intro Video 5pm- Leave the gym with tired hands and big smiles …

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 …

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 / …

We Back Baby!

blair nicol

we back baby! you may not have realized my absence when i was abroad last semester but i realized the absence of good ole SNP in my life, so i’m ready to make my presence known in the outdoors club for 2019. copenhagen was as flat as it gets so i need some peak experiences back in my life. if …

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 …

>>>Moab, Utah 2019<<<

Billiam, Intergalactic Shred Lord, Prince of Dankness

THIS IS ABOUT TO BE THE RADDEST THING OUT THERE. There is but one ODC trip worthy of such a claim, and it is our annual pilgrimage the arid paradise of MOAB, UTAH. Approximately 40 of us will drive out to Moab for spring break to spend the week(ish) camping on the banks of the Colorado River and hiking, backpacking, …

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 / …

When You Think You’ve Peaked

Victoria Alvarez

The Free Solo withdrawals are REEEAAAAALLL. I’ll always feel inferior to Alex Honnold, but it’s fine. We’re fine. Everything’s fine. F-I-N-E. I haven’t been to the RVA Gym and am itchin’ to redeem myself after that last Peak trip. So come hang! Here’s the dealio:leave ODC House, drive 1 hr 15 ish to the Peak Experiences Climbing Gym in Richmond, …

Heyo Kiddos Let’s Frickin ~Climb~ !! (for All You Hooligans)

AnnMarie Kelly

I don’t know about y’all but my brain is r o t t i n g :)))) so why not have some fun and climb until our hands bust! (I promise you can most definitely stop climbing before your hands bust if you so choose) I have only been climbing once and I have never felt physically weaker than I …

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 …

Nrge Sunday Climbing

Sam Clinard

This trip leaves from Rays Campground at 9:30am Sunday the 14th in west Virginia!!! We will return to cville after climbing. *Drivers are needed* If you have never climbed before go ahead and sign up! I can teach the basics as we go! We will base our climbing destination, difficulty and style based on the experience of whoever attends. Things …

Nrge Friday Climbing

Sam Clinard

Sup dirtbags, My NRGE goal is to be the first to arrive and the last to leave. To accomplish this lofty objective I plan to leave Cville on Thursday afternoon. This gets us three full days of climbing in the beautiful new. If you have never climbed before go ahead and sign up! I can teach the basics as we …

Pre-Fall Break Peak

Jack Winterhalter

Let’s go climb some rocks. The plan: Leave from Echols at 6 pm, get to Peak around 7, climb for a few hours and be back in Charlottesville around 11. What to bring: Climbing shoes Harness Belay device Chalk Water/snacks Fill out this waiver if it’s your first time climbing at Peak: https://app.rockgympro.com/waiver/esign/peakexperiences/ede4214e-312e-48c7-b9a3-d0e76d93a5de

Nrge Trip – Slitty Titty Night Bouldering

Claire Gloss

Kick off NRGE with me by going night bouldering at Slitty Titty Boulder and Highball Boulder. There are 20 routes between these two bouldering areas and are within walking distance of each other. These range from V0 to V9 with most in the 2/3 range. Beginners are welcome, but it will be more rewarding if you have some climbing experience …

Nrge 2018 — Carpool

Allie Lowy

Holaaaaa, This is the general carpool trip for the 2018 New River Gorge Extravaganza megatrip! Aka NRGE aka the highlight of your semester that will, with any luck, help stave off your hunger for gnar until Moab. If you make it onto an adventure for NRGE, sign up for this adventure. Sign up on this ONLY IF YOU ARE ALREADY …

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 …

Midweek Bouldering

Katharine Biegert

Rocky Top is going to be closed for a climbing competition all weekend so we’ll be heading over on Wednesday to get our fix and escape the rain. Just a note that Rocky Top is all BOULDERING so no harnesses or belaying experience is necessary. THE PLAN: Leave Echols at 6:45, get there around 7 and climb until they close. …

Manchester Wall Clean-Up *Service Trip*

Rhaude Dahlinghaus

Salutations earthlings, If you like food and rocks, keep reading. In the spirit of the outdoors community, let’s join our buddies over at Peak Experiences to clean up some classic Richmond crags at Manchester Wall. A blurb from our buddy Tristian: “The event is March 31 from 10-5 and will involve cleaning the left side of the area. We will …

Manchester Wall Clean-Up *Service Trip*

Rhaude Dahlinghaus

Salutations earthlings, If you like food and rocks, keep reading. In the spirit of the outdoors community, let’s join our buddies over at Peak Experiences to clean up some classic Richmond crags at Manchester Wall. A blurb from our buddy Tristian: “The event is March 31 from 10-5 and will involve cleaning the left side of the area. We will …

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 / …

Exploring “New”Boulder Fields

Joshua Tracy

The town of Oak Hill just south of Fayetteville, WV opened up 300 acres of boulder fields. Saturday’s forecast there is 49 degrees and sunny. I’m ready to go check them out. See video: Plan is to leave Cville at 6:00 Friday. That will put us at the NRG around 10:00, where I have a small cabin about 12 minutes …

Post-Holiday Peak

Benjamin Vogel

So, I don’t know about you all, but over break I’ve been cooped up under blankets reading, drinking, and eating as much as my heart desires. It was fantastic, but now I need to kickstart myself into gear so I can get active and productive again! I’m willing to guess that a few souls out there are feeling the same …

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 …