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 💯😳. …

CLIMBING WITH THE SUN PT. 2!!

Grace Gray

Ok, this trip was just so fun last week and I think there’s never too much honoring of our good ol’ chimp and hominid ancestors in the void above, so we’re kicking it back to Slaughter on this coming RIPE BEAUTIFUL THURSDAY MORNING for some climbing and sunrise-watching!!! Here’s the plot: Convene at the grand Slaughter Rec at 6:00 (I’ll …

Bouldering at Slaughter

Kieran Humphreys

Hello people of ODC! I’m desperate for excuses to not be looking at my computer, and climbing at Slaughter is definitely one of them. If you wanna join me next Friday the 12th, sign up! I reserved the 5:30 – 7:00 time slot and there are a lot of spots left but if you want to come you should sign …

Wednesday Sendsday: The PEAK of My Week

Connor Siggins

Hello all my wonderful crunchy granola humans, My Monday and Tuesday are packed, and all I wanna do on Wednesday is pull on some plastic rocks. This trip is open to all ability levels, but Richmond Peak has good top rope climbing, so priority will be given to those who have belay experience. We get a discount as ODC members, …

help me lose my slaughter virginity!

blair nicol

last week i led a beginner trip to rocky top, all of us having climbed maybe once before, and it was an absolute blast just trying our best. yes, a 6-year-old, who proudly told us he’d been climbing for 4 years now, may have made us look like absolute fools, but it inspired me to climb more so here we …

it’s the climb!

blair nicol

the weather is looking absolutely awful for next week in terms of outdoor activity, therefore i’m leading my first indoor activity through the club. teach me to climb or embarrass yourself alongside me at rocky top! i went once a couple of weeks ago, loved it, and want to try getting into it a lil more seriously. although i am …

Girl On Rock?….. You Know The Rest.

Victoria Alvarez

Yup. Don’t pretend like you’re doing something cooler than this with your Sunday. Heard that one before, bruh. Just come climbing. That simple. The Rundown: -Leaving from the ODC House (116 Washington Ave – by Scott Stadium) at 11:00 AM -Drive 1 hr 15ish to Peak -*You know what goes here* (climb, climb, climb, climb, climb – duh) -Drive home, …

Beginner Bouldering Workshop

Matthew Houff

Have you been thinking about trying out climbing at Slaughter but you’re afraid you’ll look like you don’t know what you’re doing? Well you’re in luck! Slaughter Rec Center has a small bouldering gym that is FREE for students and is a great place to go from 0 to climbing if you are and absolute beginner. The plan is that …

Peak on the Weekend

Brooks Anderson

Let out your inner primate and come climb at Peak RVA. Peak’s an indoor climbing gym with top rope, sport, and awesome bouldering about an hour and fifteen minutes away. I can take six people in my car but if anyone else wants to drive then more people can come. The plan: Leave from Echols at 11:30 and drive to …

Shredmas Day 9: Climbing at Peak

Anna-kin Flywalker, Shredi Master

On the ninth day of shredmas Bill Talley gave to me a climbing trip to peak, eight hikers hiking, seven climbers climbing, six peeps belaying, fiiiiiive campfire siiiings! four alpine draws, three 23’s, two biking gloves, and a gnartridge in a pear tree. ~ The Plan ~ 2:00PM gather at the shred shack 2:05PM drive 69 Miles to Peak 3:15ish …

Shredmas Day 3: Beginner Bouldering at Slaughter

Anna-kin Flywalker, Shredi Master

On the second day of Shredmas John Cooney gave to me, a climbing workshop, two biking gloves, and a gnartridge in a pear tree. ~ Waitlist ~ Priority will be given to people who haven’t climbed before ~ Here’s the plan ~ 7:00-7:15: you show up, fill out the waiver, and watch the Slaughter Orientation Video 7:15: We meet up …

1st Day of Shredmas: Climbing at Peak RVA

Anna-kin Flywalker, Shredi Master

On the first day of Shredmas Austin Sullivan gave to me, a trip to Richmond to rock climb at Peak. ~ Plan ~ 10:00am Leave from Echols dorm 11:15am Arrive at peak and start climbing 4:20pm Head back to Charlottesville 5:45ish Arrive back in CVille ~ Gear ~ – Belay device (available at the gear room) – Climbing Shoes (available …

Peak on a wednesday

Lily Wincele

heyooo Let’s do some climbing. Peak is an indoor climbing gym in richmond with lots of top rope, sport, and bouldering that is great for all levels of climbers. The plan: Leave from echols at 5 and drive an hour to peak. Climb for a few hours until our arms really hurt and then drive back to good ole cville. …

Friday peakin

Lily Wincele

Helllooo lets climb! Soooo apparently I made my peak trip 3 days long, and I’m going to say that’s why no one signed up 🙁 Peak is an indoor climbing gym about an hour away with plenty of top rope, sport, and bouldering routes to keep busy for a while. We’ll depart at 6 from Echols on Friday, drive, climb …

Friday peakin

Lily Wincele

Helllloooo lets climb! Peak is an indoor climbing gym about an hour away with plenty of top rope, sport, and bouldering routes to keep busy for a while. We’ll depart at 6 from Echols on Friday, drive, climb probably until they close at 10 and we can’t feel our arms, and drive back. What you need: 10$ for entry Climbing …

P.e.A.k

Victoria Alvarez

Yuh, let’s climb. The Deetz: -Leaving from the ODC House (116 Washington Ave – by Scott Stadium) at 5:00 -Drive 1 hr 15ish to Peak -*You know what goes here* (climb, climb, climb, climb, climb – duh) -Drive back, maybe grab some grub, and ptfo hard/Thursday night shenanigans **Priority will be given to peeps who already know how to belay …

Lets 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, …

I’m Running Out of Peak Puns

Victoria Alvarez

You wanna climb too? Cool, same. Good talk. The Deetz: -Leaving from the ODC House (116 Washington Ave – by Scott Stadium) at 4:00 -Drive 1 hr 15ish to Peak -*You know what goes here* (climb – duh) -Drive back in time for some Thursday night tomfoolery **Priority will be given to peeps who already know how to belay and …

It’s Been a Long Week, and I Need to Climb

Victoria Alvarez

Yup, the title basically sums it up. We are meeting at the ODC House – that’s 116 Washington Ave, by Scott Stadium. We’ll drive ~1 hr 15ish to the Peak Experiences Climbing Gym in Richmond (indoor climbing), climb climb climb til we can’t climb no more (#fullsendfirsttry), and head back to Cville for those Friday night lights (yeeeuh). **Priority will …

Just Peak

Victoria Alvarez

My brain is fried. I’m over school. Let’s go send it and do nothing else. Game plan: -5:30 – Leave ODC House (116 Washington Ave) -Drive 1 hr 15ish to Peak RVA SEND, SEND, SEND 10:00ish – head back to Cville 🙁 Grab some grub? Bedtime ***Priority will be given to people who already know how to belay and are …

Peak Peak Peak

Claire Gloss

For those who don’t know, I just got back from Nashville, where the UVA Climbing team beat Texas Tech again at a Nationals. GO HOOS! Anyhoo, I was inspired by all the incredibly strong climbers (shoutout to Hogan and Rojeen for getting 10th and 17th respectively) to get back on the wall and SEND. This trip is open to all …

Peak Peak Peak

Claire Gloss

For those who don’t know, I just got back from Nashville, where the UVA Climbing team beat Texas Tech again at a Nationals. GO HOOS! Anyhoo, I was inspired by all the incredibly strong climbers (shoutout to Hogan and Rojeen for getting 10th and 17th respectively) to get back on the wall and SEND. This trip is open to all …

Final Hurrah Before Finals

Victoria Alvarez

If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you survived another semester of college (maybe). Congratulations! What a time to be alive. #crushedit If you got totally steamrolled by your classes this year (aka moi), it’s time to use up what little gusto ya have left. Come party with me at Peak! Game Plan: 5:15 PM – leave ODC House …

Wednesday? More Like Sendsday

Connor Siggins

Hey guys I want to climb, lets go to peak People of all experience levels are welcome, but those who can belay will get priority off the wait list. Drivers will also get reimbursed and get priority of the wait list. Plan: -Meet at Echols by the brick wall at 10:00am and depart for Peak experiences climbing gym. -Arrive at …

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 …

Wow Again? Yes Lets Go to Peak

Michelle Lovering

hi friends, yet another day of myself not having any formal obligations on grounds but also a day full of rain. sigh. but thats okay, let’s go to peak again ! never climbed before, but really want to ? smash that sign up button ! no experience necessary to send. **drivers and those w/ belay experience will get a bit …

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 / …

Peak of My Week

Connor Siggins

It’s all down hill from here guys, so let’s go climb some plastic rocks. People of all experience levels are welcome, but those who can belay will get priority off the wait list. Drivers will also get reimbursed and get priority of the wait list. Plan: Meet at Echols by the brick wall at 11:00pm and leave for Peak experiences. …

No Class + Rain = Peak

Michelle Lovering

hi friends, it has been way too long since i’ve climbed and since my one class for friday is canceled, i wanna go do some climbin’ things. everyone is encouraged to come(!!) – though, those with belay experience get priority off ze waitlist never been to peak? ok, fill this waiver out: https://app.rockgympro.com/waiver/esign/peakexperiences/ede4214e-312e-48c7-b9a3-d0e76d93a5de thanks what u need: -climbing shoes (available …

Peakin on the Weekend

Burke Haywood

Well folks, Let’s go to Peak and do the climbing. If you haven’t been to Peak, it’s cool (and also you should fill out this waiver before you go https://app.rockgympro.com/waiver/esign/peakexperiences/ede4214e-312e-48c7-b9a3-d0e76d93a5de). If you’ve been to Peak before, you already know that its cool and you should come with me! All skill levels are welcome! People with experience belaying will get priority …

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 …

Another Peak?

Claire Gloss

Come get sendy with me at Peak! I want to get some extra rope climbing in before Spring Break, so I will be prioritizing those that are TR/lead belay certified. This does not mean, however, that the trip is limited to more experienced climbers. Beginners please join this trip, just know that you’ll either be bouldering or on auto-belay. If …

Climbing at Peak Rva

Ben Masters

waddup come climb at peak in richmond on saturday. all skill levels welcome! if you haven’t been, its sick. but also fill out this waiver first: https://app.rockgympro.com/waiver/esign/peakexperiences/ede4214e-312e-48c7-b9a3-d0e76d93a5de the plan: – meet at echols at 10:00 am -arrive at peak 11:15ish -climb until 2:30ish or later or earlier or whatever people are feeling -arrive back in cville by 4:30 ish what …

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 …

Peak of the Week

Sydney Ploeger

Hey guys! I don’t know about you but I have been DYING to hit Peak again before spring break. If so, spend your Friday with me sending it in Richmond. I am going to make this trip a little later in the day so if you have later Friday classes you can still come with:) All experience levels are welcome! …

Beginner Bouldering Beta: Intro to Climbing at Slaughter

Anna-kin Flywalker, Shredi Master

So you’ve been wanting to try out climbing but don’t have anyone to go with. No more! Join me and a few other beginner climbers in learning the ropes at the UVA Climbing Center. This is going to be pretty informal; I’m mostly just there so that you don’t have to get into climbing by yourself. However, I will be …

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 …

Sustainability/Environmental Education Workshop

Allie Lowy

Passionate about sustainability or environmental education? Care about preserving that outdoor playground we love so dearly? Wanna get more involved in your favorite CIO on Grounds, and creatively contribute to something meaningful? Look no further. This will be the first of a series of workshops for the Outdoors Club’s sustainability initiative. You’ll learn how to lead trips with an environmental …

**Time Changed** it’s Always a Good Climb (Peak!!)

Anna-kin Flywalker, Shredi Master

My dear partners in climb, I want to go to peak, you want to go to peak, let’s get together. Priority on this trip will be given to people that can belay (bonus points if you can lead) and are hyped to climb for several hours. Never climbed? Waiver time! Less time filling out paperwork = more time shredding. https://app.rockgympro.com/waiver/esign/peakexperiences/ede4214e-312e-48c7-b9a3-d0e76d93a5de …

Monday Peakin’

Lily Wincele

Peak is a climbing gym about an hour and 15 mins away with bouldering, toprope, and sport galore! ***Priority will be given to people who already know how to belay and are stoked to climb for several hours*** If you’ve never been to Peak, please fill out the waiver form before we go: https://app.rockgympro.com/waiver/esign/peakexperiences/ede4214e-312e-48c7-b9a3-d0e76d93a5de YOU Bring: -water -snacks -$10 for …

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 …

Feeling Nostalgic:Old Peak

Victoria Alvarez

Old Peak needs some love too, guys. Game Plan: We’ll drive about 1 hr 15 to Peak, send it (like always) for a couple hours, and head back to Cville. ***Priority will be given to people who already know how to belay and are stoked to climb for several hours*** If you’ve never been to Peak, please fill out the …

Get Ready to Rock: Climbing at Peak Rva

Anna-kin Flywalker, Shredi Master

I just learned how to lead climb and I’m absolutely PUMPED to put my new skills to the test. Come pregame the Duke game with me at Peak in Richmond. Haven’t climbed at Peak before? That’s okay! Just fill out this waiver to make the process go more smoothly once we get there. Less time doing paperwork = more time …

Ive Hit Peak Prograstination

Chad Baily

Balah blah lah Peak is cool its in Richmond! We love climnbing IF YOU DONT CLIMB : WAIVER TIME ~~ Times ~~ 7pm leave 8pm get there 12 – stop climbing 1am – home ~~ What you need ~~ – Shoes – Harness – Belay device – chalk – waTER – CLOTHES ~~ DRIVERS ~~ i WANT YOUR CAR 🙂

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 Peak

Claire Gloss

No football this Sunday! Come get sendy with me at Peak RVA. There is a comp there on Saturday, so there will be a fresh new set to check out. All skill levels welcome! Fill out the waiver here if you have never been before: https://app.rockgympro.com/waiver/esign/peakexperiences/ede4214e-312e-48c7-b9a3-d0e76d93a5de The Plan: Meet at SAB at 12pm, head to Peak, climb for ~3hours, back …