Announcements

Morning Bouldering at Slaughter

Kieran Humphreys

Hey, you there. Sup 👀. Ok cool, now that I’ve got your attention, you should come climbing next Monday morning with me at Slaughter. I’ll be there at 7:30 sharp and ready to make incremental progress on that annoying yellow route in the middle I can’t quite seem to get (hope they haven’t taken it down yet). Come thru 💯😳. …

SCREAM INTO THE VOID WITH ME

Catie Leigh

So, this semester, wow. I think I have developed bad posture from all this computer time. I can tell you details about the bedrooms of classmates who I might not be able to recognize if I ever saw them in person. Today in my 6:30-8:45pm discussion, I totally checked out and just spent the rest of the class time with …

SWEET SWEET WAITLIST RELIEF —-TRIP LEADER WORKSHOP

Victoria Alvarez

So you’re super stoked to get outside, and you can’t wait to SEND IT BRAH…..but… there’s a waitlist………oof………..yikes. Sad day. The BEST way to get around waitlists and start adventuring whenever you want is to LEAD YOUR OWN TRIPS!!! Trip leaders are the backbone of this Club (no lie), and leading your own trips allows you to truly choose your …

NRGE 2019: Cave Camping (Beginner Friendly)

Andrew Dudzik

Come check out the 69th annual New River Cave Extravaganza! For this trip we will be camping overnight in the New River Cave. This cave has a good mix of open caverns, little crawls, and fun climbs. It’s about a mile long and has some really beautiful open spaces. We may possibly even see a waterfall depending on rain and …

How to Get Around the Waitlist: Trip Leader Workshop

Chad Baily

So you’re super stoked to get outside, and you can’t wait to just SEND IT BRAH…..but… there’s a waitlist………oof………..sad day. The BEST way to get around waitlists and start adventuring whenever you want is to LEAD YOUR OWN TRIPS!!! Trip leaders are the backbone of this Club (no lie), and leading your own trips allows you to truly choose your …

Reading Day Old Rag Sunrise Hike!

Mason Goodman

We’re back bitches, and just in the nick of time. Yeah that’s right, it’s been a while since I’ve led or even been on a trip but I’ve decided to go out with a bang. That’s why I’m teaming up with fellow officer, trip leader, and future housemate Michelle Lovering to offer those of you with late exams the adventure …

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 …

Learn to Fly-Fish in Shenandoah!

Charlie Haywood

Hey hey hey The club got a ton of new fly-fishing gear this semester, and lots of bugs are starting to hatch with all of this warm weather we’ve been having, so let’s get at it! If you have no idea what fly-fishing is, check out this cheesy but well-made short video that gives a pretty good taste of what …

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 / …

Ye Ol’ Faithful – Bearfence Sunrise

Charlie Haywood

Ahh, yes. A true classic. When your schedule is all over the place, there’s no better way to get your outdoors fix in on a tight time-budget than to bop on up to Bearfence in SNP to watch the sun come up! The hike is short but fun, the views are hard to beat, and with temps starting to warm …

Antidote for Post-Moab Sadness: Trip Leader Workshop

Victoria Alvarez

If you’ve got those post-Moab withdrawals (I do) and just wanna keep sending it (forever and ever and ever), come hang out with me! Learn the ins/outs of trip leading with the Club so you can shred, shred, shred whenever you want. Trip leaders are THE backbone of this club (no lie), and the best way to start adventuring is …

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 …

***Cancelled Because of Weather*** Here Comes the Sun! Come See!

Ester Rekhelman

***DRIVERS NEEDED – drivers get priority off the waitlist and club reimburses drivers for gas +50% tip $$$*** I am in Clem 2 writing a paper on Dostoevsky right now that is due tomorrow at 11 am, and as interesting as that is, a sunrise is more enticing. Work this week has full-sent and I’m officially STRESSED so let’s get …

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 …

Its Peak Time for a Climb

Chad Baily

So come join me for an awesome Friday afternoon climbing!!! We will be climbing for a while, so come prepared to get pumped! ALL SKILL LEVELS ARE ENCOURAGED!!! If you have never been then have no fear, I can show you the ropes and you’ll have a blast. Never climbed?? Waiver time!! (Fill this out if you have not been …

**Location Changed** Ye Olde Trip Leader Workshoppe

Anna-kin Flywalker, Shredi Master

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 …

Mcafee Knob: Backpacking!

Chad Baily

Come join me on one of my favorite hikes, McAfee’s Knob!!! This is a beaut of a hike and offers only the best views. Whats even better is that we can catch sunset easily because we are backpacking! McAfee’s Knob is a pretty moderate 8-9 mile hike round trip (with going to the campsite). If you can do old rag, …

Blairfence Sunrise Part 2: Electric Blairgaloo

Mason Goodman

Heyo I am ALL jazzed up from that uber fun party last night (and I may or may not still be wearing a dress) so I am going to transfer all of this positive energy and love for the outdoors club to my first trip of the semester! Our Queen Blair is back from the dead, and we must worship …

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 …

>>>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, …

Cancled: Friday Bearfence Sunrise

Chad Baily

Cancled due to skyline drive being closed for ice and snow Time to celebrate the end of a long week back from break with a beautiful sunrise We will be traveling to Bearfence mountain in Shenandoah National Park. The hike is very moderate and is only one mile long. ~~ The Inside Scoop ~~ – 5:10am : Meet at Echols …

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 / …

Time Change Old Rag Sunrise!

Charlie Haywood

This coming Sunday, the United States Department of Transportation’s ‘Daylight Savings Time’ change will be gifting to us (for better or for worse) one extra hour, insofar as the societal construct that is ‘time’ is concerned, so I’ll be heading out to Old Rag to the make the most of it in catching the sunrise over what should be a …

Peaking on a Saturday + Good Food

Chad Baily

Cold rainy weather cant mess up the indoors! Come join me for an afternoon at RVA’s new PEAK. We will be climbing for a few hours then hitting up VCU’s campus for some amazing food then hitting up REI if people are down for that. You don’t need any experience to join this trip! Come learn with me! If you’ve …

Last-Minute Bearfence + Warm Beverage Sunset!

Charlie Haywood

Yo! My lab for tomorrow afternoon just got cancelled, and my adventure through a 50mph winds snowstorm to the top of Elliott Knob in the middle of the night this past weekend left me with a real hankering to endlessly pour warm beverages down my gullet, so let’s bop on up to Bearfence in Shenandoah National Park to enjoy an …

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 …

Food for Fun: Peak + Sunday Sunsetzz

Chad Baily

Come join me for an afternoon of climbing, food, and sunsets We will be going to Peak’s new location in Richmond, getting some awesome dinner around VCU, then heading to Belle Isle for a beautiful sunset overlooking the river You don’t need any experience to join this trip! Come learn with me! If you’ve never been to peak before, you’ll …

Time to Get Weird: Naked Stargazing

Benjamin Vogel

Okay hear me out. Last weekend, for reasons I will not get into right now, I ended up having the surprising pleasure of stargazing in the nude. And let me tell you, it gave me a deeper connection to the nature around and above me than I had ever experienced. So much so that I think other people should experience …

Advanced Shredbender – North Fork Mountain Trail, Wv

Billiam, Intergalactic Shred Lord, Prince of Dankness

It’s been a while since I’ve been truly humbled by a bike ride, so this Sunday we’re heading out to North Fork Mountain Trail near spectacular Seneca Rocks, WV. https://www.mtbproject.com/trail/6550639/north-fork-mountain-trail-501 Basically, this is a 24ish mile ridgeline with net downhill but plenty of climbing on the way. It’s got monster views and lots of our favorite ego-bruiser: rocks! We’ll head …

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 …

Fall Break Backpacking – Triple Crown Edition!

Ali Sullivan

This post is wayyy in advance but I wanted to get a feel for who might be interested in backpacking the Triple Crown over fall break! The catchy name comes from the three pretty sick summits we will hit along the 35ish-mile loop: McAfee Knob, Dragon’s Tooth, and Tinker Cliffs. We will leave Friday afternoon, drive two hours, and hike …

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 / …

Odc First Party of the Year 8/31!

Allie Lowy

Fellow dirtbags, comrades, shredders, senders, lend me your ears: This is going to be LEGEN….wait for it…. THE SHRED SHACK EXTRAVAGANZA, THE OUTDOORSIEST OF THROW DOWNS, SIMULTANEOUSLY CHILL AND RAGING, THE FIRST ODC PARTY OF THE YEAR! Outdoors at UVA is throwing its first party of the year tomorrow at 10PM. There’s NO experience necessary to have a good time. …

Friday Shredding in the Mountains

Kit Guncheon

Let’s go ride some real mountains in the ole Gee Dubya. This trip is for the lazy with an option for those who wanna pedal. THE PLAN Leave Charlottesville in the morning (by 9) Drive to the top of Reddish Knob Drop off riders A. Keep shuttling up for a few more laps B. Keep riding the nearby trails from …

One Final Hurrah on the Hump

blair nicol

yes the most basic of sunrise hikes yet again but i’m getting emo about the fact that i’ll be abroad next semester & missing out on all the odc adventures so i gotta go out with a bang & hit cvilles signature hike for one final time. you all know the drill. meet at 5am at echols. we will skeddadle …

A Final Hurrah on the Hump

blair nicol

yes the most basic of sunrise hikes yet again but i’m getting emo about the fact that i’ll be abroad next semester & missing out on all the odc adventures so i gotta go out with a bang & hit cvilles signature hike for one final time. you all know the drill. meet at 5am at echols. we will skeddadle …

A Final Hurrah on the Hump

blair nicol

yes the most basic of sunrise hikes yet again but i’m getting emo about the fact that i’ll be abroad all next semester & missing out on all the odc adventures so i gotta go out with a bang & hit cvilles signature hike for a final time. you all know the drill. meet at 5am at echols. 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 / …

Creekathon – Lets Go Ham(Mocking)!

Chad Baily

With the new date of Creekathon and warm temperatures in the forecast. It is the perfect opportunity to lay in a hammock and forget that finals are right around the corner. I will be bringing my hammock, speaker, and a frisbee so we can make a giant area of hammockers and have a good time. **Please make sure that you …

Trip Leader Workshop

Victoria Alvarez

YOoooooooooOOOOooooooo, It’s 4/20 my dudes. If you haven’t lead a trip with the club by now, it’s high time you learned. Come to the Trip Leader Workshop on Friday, April 20!! It’s gonna be dope. The trip will be jointly lead by myself and another officer. Meeting location will be in Dell 2, room 103. The workshop will start rollin’ …

The Better Bearfence Sunrise (with Pancakes)

Ali Sullivan

I unfortunately can’t make it to the other bearfence sunrise happening earlier in the week but I also really want to do a bearfence sunrise so here is a rival trip with superior incentives. It’s the weekend and early morning wake ups are understandably hard BUT this hike is wicked easy (anecdotal evidence suggests that the trek to the summit …