Announcements

Climbing Crash Course Session 4: All About Anchors

Victor Lu

Welcome to the climbing crash course series, a sequence of 2-hour workshops designed to equip you with the information and skills you need to start practicing that next set of climbing techniques you’ve been dying to learn. As we all know, the smartest place to practice any new life-bearing technique is on the ground, so let this serve as the …

Climbing Crash Course Session 3: Sport Climbing Part 2 – Seconding

Victor Lu

Welcome to the climbing crash course series, a sequence of 2-hour workshops designed to equip you with the information and skills you need to start practicing that next set of climbing techniques you’ve been dying to learn. As we all know, the smartest place to practice any new life-bearing technique is on the ground, so let this serve as the …

Climbing Crash Course Session 2: Sport Climbing Part 1 – Leading

Victor Lu

Welcome to the climbing crash course series, a sequence of 2-hour workshops designed to equip you with the information and skills you need to start practicing that next set of climbing techniques you’ve been dying to learn. As we all know, the smartest place to practice any new life-bearing technique is on the ground, so let this serve as the …

Gorge-ous Gorge-ous girls go climbing (rescheduled!!)

Eliza Stowe

Hey there gorge-ous girls – come spend this Saturday touching some rocks with me and Shatatayququqa in the gorge-ous New River Gorge! Plus- get to spend the night in a cozy cabin right near the cliffs courtesy of Shay’s folks. Yayayay! The plan is to head out of Cville at 5 on Friday evening and drive the ~3 hours up …

Rivanna Wall (climb, swim, bask, vibe sesh) last minute micro-adventure

Eliza Stowe

dirt babies, Carve out a little time this fine Friday afternoon to prioritize mental health, fresh air and becoming the world’s next Alex Honnold at Cville’s best kept secret – Rivanna Wall. Rivanna Wall is a teeny tiny outdoor sport climbing crag with just two routes. The crag is also along a stretch of the Rivanna River, so we can …

Gorge-ous Gorge-ous Girls Go Climbing

Shay Utzinger

Hey there gorge-ous girls – come spend this Saturday* touching some rocks with Eliza and I in the gorge-ous New River Gorge! Plus- get to spend the night in a cozy cabin right near the cliffs courtesy of my folks. The plan is to head out of Cville at 5 on Friday evening and drive the ~3 hours up to …

man chest hair wall?! (manchester wall outdoor climbing)

Sophia Benmhend

Hey you!! I can’t think of a better thing to do on a Sunday morning than some outdoor climbing!! Manchester Wall is a pretty cool “urban crag” on the banks of the James River in Richmond with a variety of bolted climbing routes that ascend some old railroad trestles. Come check it out with us for a day of epic …

Reed’s Creek on Fleek, daf*q??? (Intermediate Outdoor Sport Climbing)

Burke Haywood

Sup dirtbags, For those that don’t understand the reference: Let’s get outside and on some rocks in West Virginia! Reed’s Creek is a really fun crag just a couple hours from cville with a variety of bolted climbing routes for sport climbers of all levels (grades 5.6-5.12). Come check it out with us for a day of epic climbs, crag …

Outdoor Climbing at Manchester Wall

Burke Haywood

Let’s get outside and on some rocks! Manchester Wall is a pretty cool “urban crag” on the banks of the James River in Richmond with a variety of bolted climbing routes that ascend some old railroad trestles. Come check it out with us for a day of epic climbs, hanging out at the river and possibly learning a thing or …

RETURN OF THE GNAR TRAIN: THE GREAT MOAB MIGRATION 2022

Eliza Stowe

MOAB, UTAH 2022 ALL ABOARD THE GNAR TRAIN May we all blossom from this snow and ice ridden East Coast of ours and emerge as sun children in the soft red sands of the Utah desert. There is but one ODC trip worthy of such transition and namesake, and it is our annual pilgrimage the arid paradise of MOAB, UTAH. …

NRGE 2021: Sunday Sport Climbing

Zakey Faieq

Greetings shredlings! This will be an intermediate climbing trip at Bubba City’s Sandstonia/Tattoo Wall on Sunday. We’ll roll out from Ray’s in the morning, climb for several hours, then head back to Cville. We’ll cap the initial waitlist at 3 unless someone else with a car signs up, after which we’ll increase the trip capacity up to 8. Climbers should …

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 …

How to check your rope workshop + other climbing shenanigans

Eliza Stowe

Late summer and fall are easily the best seasons to hit the crags and soak up a few more climbing days before the frost settles in. I cannot begin to explain my excitement about the crisp West Virginia rock-filled days and nights that are sure to come. That being said, a successful weekend among the rocks includes safe gear and …

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 …

reminisce about cold weather with a movie showing

Baillie McNitt

hey shredsters, happy almost halloweekend! it’s me again, back with another trip that requires no physical fitness, but a strong heart (and stomach) nonetheless. we had a BLAST last time watching 127 hours, and now that our deans say that we can gather in groovy groups of 10, I was thinking we could watch the 2015 SOB STORY that is …

Intro to Sport Climbing & General Verticality

Billiam, Intergalactic Shred Lord, Prince of Dankness

“I highly recommend it, if you have the means.” -Ferris Beuller All skill levels are welcome on this trip, but you will get more out of it if you’ve been climbing at least once before (indoors counts). We won’t have a set curriculum, but rather Anna and I will tailor the workshop loosely to whatever you folks need to learn …

REI Garage Sale + Intro to Lead Climbing

Sam Clinard

*Drivers needed – You will be reimbursed with a tip.* REI is having their infamous garage sale the weekend of feb 8th. These usually have some insanely cheap, slightly used or damaged gear which we dirtbags love! We got to get there early to get the best stuff. Which is why we are leaving at 5:30am. Since we will already …

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, …

Intermediate Climbing

Sam Clinard

Hi dirtbags, I decided I didn’t want to wait a whole two weeks for nrge. So I’m making a climbing trip for this Saturday! This one is going to be a little more advanced so that I can focus more on climbing rather than teaching. If you already know how to top rope belay and can climb 5.8 on top …

NRGE Sunday Climbing

Sam Clinard

This is for Sunday! And after climbing we will return to cville. Otherwise it’s the exact same description as my other nrge trip. We may or may not go to the same crag. This is a NRGE trip meaning once you are let off the waitlist here, you should sign up for the NRGE main carpool trip. This trip is …

NRGE Saturday Climbing

Sam Clinard

This is for Saturday! I’m lazy and will copy this exact description for my Sunday trip. Make sure you know which one you’re on. This is a NRGE trip meaning once you are let off the waitlist here, you should sign up for the NRGE main carpool trip. This trip is beginner friendly! We can teach you the basics of …

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 …

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 …

Peak Climb Right: Outdoor Climbing Workshops at Manchester Wall

AJ Cuddeback

Hey, you. Yeah, you. You want to go climbing outside, and I know how to make that happen. This trip is perfect for you no matter where you are on your climbing journey because it’s a trip to the Peak Experiences Climb Right workshop, where you’ll be able to get instruction no matter your experience level! Here’s the deal: Who: …

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 / …

A Match Made in Heaven: Intermediate Climbing and Storytelling at Little Wilson

Benjamin Vogel

****—-Trip Cancelled for Weather 🙁 —-**** This trip is part of the BOONE, NC mega-trip. We will be leaving DIRECTLY from the campsite, so IF YOU GET ON this trip, make sure to sign up for the carpool associated with the mega-trip: http://outdoorsatuva.org/members/adventure/read/4813 Abstract/Intro: Hey all, I love hearing stories and I love telling my own. I also love climbing, …

Climbing at Hidden Valley

Olivia Braganza

Hello, it is timb to climb. We will be going to Hidden Valley in southwest VA. Although there are climbs for many skill levels, make sure you know how to belay and have experience top rope climbing. Here is a link to the mountain project: https://www.mountainproject.com/area/113166652/hidden-valley The guide book has many additional climbs; there are many sport routes 5.9 and …

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 …

Canceled – Operation Skillz Acquisition

Billiam, Intergalactic Shred Lord, Prince of Dankness

Howdy friends, Come on down to Manchester Wall and get schooled. This trip will be open to any skill level, and based on interest I’ll assemble the group such that we can learn and climb as much as possible. If you just want a lift to the wall to get some pitches in, that’s okay too – just let me …

Shred for Street Cred: Beginner Climbing at Manchester Wall!

Benjamin Vogel

*Steve Irwin voice* “Crikey! It’s a beginner climbing trip in the wild! Those have been few and far between in this ecosystem for far to long!” That’s right, here is your chance to jump (and climb) into the world of outdoor rock climbing! And what’s more, we’ll be going to Manchester Wall in Richmond which is one of the best …

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 …

Big Beantown Bash: Climbing and Sailing in Ma!

Chad Baily

Calling only the most sendy of people. This trip is just too badass to pass up. We will be taking a long weekend and heading up to the great northeast on the adventure of a lifetime. There will be laughs, numerous bathroom breaks, all you can buy food, sailing, rock climbing, thrifting, and Boston Burger Co’s 420 burger! We will …

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 / …

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 …

Sunday Intro Climbing

Sam Clinard

*Drivers needed – you will be reimbursed gas + 50% tip* This trip is on Sunday. I have another trip that is on Saturday. Make sure you know which one you are on!!! This is a beginner level climbing trip! I will teach the basics of top roping and depending on your experience, sport leading/belaying. We will go to an …

Just Okay Is Not Ok – Intro Climbing by at&T

Sam Clinard

*Drivers needed – you will be reimbursed gas + 50% tip* Calling all dirtbags, This is a beginner level climbing trip! I will teach the basics of top roping and depending on your experience, sport leading/belaying. We will probably go to Manchester Wall in Richmond. I may change my mind later. Timeline – Leave Echols Saturday 2/2 8am. Start climbing …

>>>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 / …

Manchester Wall Beginner/Intermediate Climbing

Sam Clinard

*Drivers Needed: will be reimbursed + 50% tip of gas cost* Sup dirtbags, In three years of climbing I have never been to this classic Richmond crag. The routes are situated on the support pillars of the old manchester bridge. Which is pretty dope and makes for some interesting urban climbing. https://www.mountainproject.com/area/106006682/manchester-wall If it’s rainy we can leave later and …

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 Summersville Climbing – All Levels!

Bailey Moro

Hey guys! I feel like climbing at Summersville and you do too! This trip is open to all skill levels, whether it’s your first time or you’re trying to put down Apollo. We’ll be going to Summersville Lake, which is an awesome crag with plenty of climbs for all skill levels. We will leave Ray’s at 9 AM because I …