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Pre-Creekathon Intro to White Water Kayaking

Dave Clark

What could be better than hanging out(side) with hordes of outdoorsy friends while listening to good music and eating good food? Why, kayaking beforehand of course! THE PLAN: Meet at Echols Dorm at 10am then pile into vehicles and head to the park (I will have all the boats and gear on and in my truck). We’ll spend ~3 hours …

Intro to White Water Kayaking – Learning the Basics on a Lake

Dave Clark

Have you ever wanted to try white water kayaking? Whether you’re an adrenaline junkie looking for another extreme sport to quench your thirst, or like leisurely cruising down rivers with the sun on your shoulders, white water kayaking is the next outdoor recreation you should try! This class is designed to teach you the basics of white water kayaking: information …

69th Biannual CREEKATHON (main trip)

Mason Riffee

Hear ye, hear ye, You are hereby invited to the illustrious Shred-festival, the Dirtbag’s-reunion, the much-revered biannual CREEKATHON!! This is a time to wallow in comradery, to fester in fun, to devour all things grilled. For those who have never been, Creekathon is a laid-back social cookout for all you forest-children at our nearby Walnut Creek Park – we gather …

Shark Bait Ooh Ha Ha: Intro to Kayaking Clinic

Victoria Alvarez

Hey there, Mr. Grumpy Gills. Are you upset cuz you haven’t gotten to paddle yet? Don’t be! Come hang out with Bill.I.am and me at Walnut Creek. We’ll go over some techniques like wet exits, t-rescues & boat over boats, rolling, (maybe some Z-drags?), and treat ourselves to a ferocious battle of sharks and minnows. This trip is 420% BEGINNER …

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 …

Creekathon Underwater Tea Party

Billiam, Intergalactic Shred Lord, Prince of Dankness

Howdy friendos – never rolled a kayak before? Well I have. Not much, but a few times. With this bare-minimum level of knowledge, I will attempt to teach you this fundamental whitewater paddling move wherein you flip over your boat and turn it right side up again without getting any water up your nose. We’ll be learning in the calm, …

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 / …

Sunset Paddleboarding Social

Nick Gomer

ABSTRACT: Sunsets are pretty, especially over water. Friday will be gorgeous. Some of our most profound moments in nature happen in “backyard nature.” DISCUSSION: Want a low time commitment relaxing evening outdoors? Look no further than nearby Ragged Mountain to hone your SUP Skillz, bear witness to Apollo riding away with the sun, and hangout with cool peeps. Sunset is …

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

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 …

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 / …

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 …

Ww Kayaking Roll and Paddle Practice

Dave Clark

Learning how to roll your kayak upright after capsizing is essential for progressing beyond the intermediate level in the sport. We’ll spend Thursday evening going over the roll technique then everyone will get the chance to practice it several times. When you are not rolling you’ll have the chance to practice paddling. If you’ve never paddled a white water kayak …

Creekathon: Intro to White Water Kayaking (Round 2)

Dave Clark

What could be better than hanging out(side) with hordes of outdoorsy friends while listening to good music and eating good food? Why, kayaking at the same time of course! This trip is my second of two Creekathon kayaking adventures. The first will be a more structured, typical intro-to-kayaking class. The second class will consist of several short session (~1hr long) …

Pre-Creekathon: Intro to White Water Kayaking (Round 1)

Dave Clark

What could be better than hanging out(side) with hordes of outdoorsy friends while listening to good music and eating good food? Why, kayaking beforehand of course! THE PLAN: Meet at Echols Dorm (for directions follow the link below) at 10am then pile into vehicles and head to the park (I will have all the boats and gear on and in …

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 / …

Intro to White Water Kayaking – Learning the Basics on a Lake

Dave Clark

Have you ever wanted to try white water kayaking? Whether you’re an adrenaline junkie looking for another extreme sport to quench your thirst, or like leisurely cruising down rivers with the sun on your shoulders, white water kayaking is the next outdoor recreational activity you should try! This class is designed to teach you the basics of white water kayaking: …

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 / …

Rolling at Walnut Creek During Postponed Creekathon

Ned Ende

Hey guys, Gonna do another rolling clinic at this strange postponed Creekathon. Planning on leaving around 10:30am from Echols Dorm. Capping trip at 3 people, will need one driver. The plan is to get to the park around 11, work on kayaking stuff until around 12:30, and then go eat at the cookout. Bring plenty of synthetic layers, a towel, …

Rolling at Walnut Creek During Postponed Creekathon

Ned Ende

Hey guys, Gonna do another rolling clinic at this strange postponed Creekathon. Planning on leaving around 10:30am from Echols Dorm. Capping trip at 3 people, will need one driver. The plan is to get to the park around 11, work on kayaking stuff until around 12:30, and then go eat at the cookout. Bring plenty of synthetic layers, a towel, …

Creekathon Rolling

Ned Ende

Hey guys, Gonna do another rolling clinic at Creekathon as is tradition. Planning on leaving around 10am from Echols Dorm. Capping trip at 3 people, will need one driver. The plan is to get to the park around 10:30, work on kayaking stuff until around 12:30 (depending on how long I can survive standing in the water), and then go …

Postponed: 69th Bicentennial Creekathon — Spring 2018

Charlie Haywood

POSTPONED: NEW DATE SATURDAY APRIL 21ST Hear ye, hear ye: Thou art hereby cordially invited to an event of the utmost distinction: the dirtbag shindig of the millenium, the hooligan hootenanny to end all hootenannies, the bi-annual gathering of all the finest shredheads, senders, and stoke enthusiasts in all the land — CREEKATHON!!!!! What in tarnation is this CREEKATHON business, …

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 …

Creekathon Rolling 2

Ned Ende

Read the email for Creekathon rolling 1 for info. This is the second trip.

Creekathon Rolling 1

Ned Ende

Yo, Have been slacking on leading clinics over the last few months but gonna lead 2 for creekathon. Each will have 2-3 people depending on how I’m feeling. This is how it’s gonna work: First group (ie this trip) is gonna meet me around 9:30 at Echols and we will go to Walnut Creek and roll for about an hour. …

Creekathon Roll Clinic

Isabelle Franklin

Eat some good food, meet some cool people, and learn how to roll a kayak! Walnut Creek Park, home of the 69th Annual Creekathon, has a lake (pond? reservoir?) right next to the area we have our cookout, so I plan on going down to the water and teaching a few lucky peeps some whitewater kayaking basics and rolling. This …

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Roll Clinic

Isabelle Franklin

I’ll be heading over to Darden Towe (a section on the Rivanna) this Friday to teach some whitewater kayaking basics and rolling! It’ll only be a little over an hour long, and due the the nature of the trip I’ll have to cap it at two people. I only have one class on Wednesdays and Fridays and will be hopefully …

Kayak Outfitting Party/Rivanna Whitewater Park Discussion

Joshua Tracy

Get ready for Gauley season! You always paddle better in a boat that fits like a glove. The hardest part about boat outfitting is remembering to do it while your boat is dry. Then waiting 48 hours for the contact cement to cure to full strength. The solution? Schedule yourself some time to come by and get your boat right …

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 / …

Kayak Roll Session

Milos Tomovic

As the title reads… This is a session in which to roll a kayak. Anyone is welcome. Weather should be nice. This will be a good opportunity to practice your roll and get out to have a good time in the water.

Roll Clinic

Ned Ende

Yo, haven’t done one of these in a bit but will be doing a rolling clinic on Tuesday (6/27) at Darden Towe. Will limit it to two or three people. Lets meet by Echols at 6pm and will head over to Darden Towe for about an hour. Club provides all boats and gear, you bring water and a towel. Ned

Roll Clinic

Ned Ende

Yo, haven’t done one of these in a bit but will be doing a rolling clinic on Tuesday (6/27) at Darden Towe. Will limit it to two or three people. Lets meet by Echols at 6pm and will head over to Darden Towe for about an hour. Club provides all boats and gear, you bring water and a towel. Ned

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 Intro to Kayaking

Ned Ende

Yo yo, Saturday is Creekathon at Walnut Creek Park so therefore a good place to learn some paddling basics on a nice flat lake. Hopefully the water is warm enough to get to some rolling as well so please do not sign up if you know how to roll. There are supposed to be some thunderstorms Saturday, and if that …

Creekathon Intro to Kayaking

Ned Ende

Yo yo, Saturday is Creekathon at Walnut Creek Park so therefore a good place to learn some paddling basics on a nice flat lake. Hopefully the water is warm enough to get to some rolling as well so please do not sign up if you know how to roll. There are supposed to be some thunderstorms Saturday, and if that …