Announcements

Ye’ Ole Faithful: Ragged Mountain Sunset Paddle

Allie Lowy

Don’t let February weather in the high sixties be cause for climate anxiety and cognitive dissonance — let it be an occasion to bask in the natural wonders of C’ville while your workload is still light. Wait a second, loopy old fourth year, what natural wonders does C’ville have, closer than Humpback and Shenandoah? Lean in close, young grasshopper, and …

Rivanna Roll Practice

Sam Clinard

*need a driver who can fit kayaks/sups* This is very close the ground so you won’t be reimbursed gas. Don’t have time for a full day excursion? Come on a micro-adventure with me! We’ll head to darden towe park for a couple hours to swim, sup, and kayak. My main goal is to practice kayak rolling. If you want to …

Sunset SUPpin at Ragged

Nick Gomer

Hey all, come get your toes wet and your eyes seared by a fiery sunset at Ragged Mountain Reservoir. A mere 10 minutes from Grounds, the Rez feels a world away. Ima bring some paddleboards and a canoe. The paddling is super easy, all skill levels welcome. Y’all bring water, layers (it’s gonna be crisp), and any hammocks, instruments, blankets …

Creekathon SUPpin

Nick Gomer

Walnut Creek has it all; flowy mountain biking, ultimate frisbee, hiking, and of course a lake for some relaxing floatin’. We will be bringing the armada of paddleboards to the event so y’all can get your SUP on. No need to sign up for this trip specifically. Just be sure to sign up for the main Creekathon trip!! You can …

Sunset SUPpin at the Rez

Nick Gomer

Do you crave the pastel glow of a sunset reflected over water? Are you a water baby feeling lost in landlocked Charlottesville? Do you want to experience one of the best hidden nature gems this town has to offer? If you answered yes to any of these questions than this trip is right for you. Though Ragged Mountain Reservoir is …

Kayaking & Conservation at the Rivanna River Arts Festival!

Allie Lowy

Organized by the Rivanna Conservation Alliance, the third annual “FLOW: The Rivanna River Arts Festival” utilizes the river as both a creative inspiration and canvas to engage the local community with not only the scientific conservation of the Rivanna River, but the soul of the river as well. The festival is a celebration of the Rivanna River at the nexus …

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 / …

Ragged Mountain Sunset Series #2

Allie Lowy

**Moved from 3 to 6 to accommodate for UVa final four game** [only a sunset trip in spirit now :(] [this is Kyle Guy’s world, we’re all just livin in it] What better way to spend a 70-degree spring night than at Ragged Mountain, a beautiful reservoir a mere 10 min away, which is also the literal source of the …

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 …

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 …

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 / …

King of the James

Isabelle Franklin

ATTENTION ALL TRAIL RUNNERS, MOUNTAIN BIKERS, AND WHITEWATER KAYAKERS: We want YOU to help represent Outdoors at UVa at the King of the James! This is a Run-Bike-Kayak triathlon, hosted in Richmond, VA each fall. You can participate as an individual or as a team with a different team member doing each leg of the race. If you’re doing a …

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 …

Beginner White Water Kayaking – the James River Above Richmond

Dave Clark

The section of the James River above (upstream of) Richmond offers lots of class 1 and 2 rapids and is a great place to learn and/or practice river skills. This trip is for beginner paddlers: those that have been in a white water kayak on flat water or those that have only been down a river a handful of times. …

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 …

Kayaking Roll Clinic

Isabelle Franklin

Hey Heyyyyy Come cool off from this crazy heat and learn some White Water Kayaking basics!! Me And Victoria Alvarez will be co-leading this trip and teaching a lucky few the basics of kayaking and how to roll a whitewater kayak!! We’ll head out from the Shred Shack at 10:00am on Sunday Sep. 2nd, head over to Darden Towe Park …

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 / …

Gauley Paddling Weekend – “Not Swiss” Fest

Joshua Tracy

Come on out for the first weekend of whitewater releases on the Gauley River near Summersville, WV. Every year, there is a Virginia boater family reunion of sorts at Tawney Farm http://tawneyfarm.com/index.html above the takeout/put in on the Middle Gauley at Mason’s Branch. There is a free spaghetti dinner Friday night, and live music on Friday and Saturday. If you’ve …

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 / …

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 …

Beginner Kayaking on the James

Ned Ende

Hey, I’ll be back in Richmond this Saturday so figured I would lead a trip. This is designed for people who have learned how to roll at some point in the not too distant past. I’ll probably allow 2-3 new people on the adventure to give you all a taste of some actual whitewater, even though the James is very …

Beginner Kayaking on the James

Ned Ende

Hey, I’ll be back in Richmond this Saturday so figured I would lead a trip. This is designed for people who have learned how to roll at some point in the not too distant past. I’ll probably allow 2-3 new people on the adventure to give you all a taste of some actual whitewater, even though the James is very …

Nrge Kayaking

Ned Ende

Yo, Still haven’t decided what I actually want to do next weekend but am making a trip anyway. We will decide spontaneously. Will absolutely be running the upper Gauley one day. Other options include me trying to lead a rafting trip, paddling with Audrey’s rafting trip, simply paddling the new, doing two upper laps in one day, Kanawha Falls. What …

2017 Nrge — Carpool

Lily Wincele

TO: Everyone attending the 2017 New River Gorge Extravaganza, **PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE DESCRIPTION AND FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS** If you make it onto an adventure for the NRGE, sign up for this adventure. DO NOT sign up if you are waitlisted for an NRGE adventure. Sign up on this ONLY IF YOU ARE ALREADY ON AN ADVENTURE. I ask on …

Gauley Fest 2017 (Kayaking)

Ned Ende

“Thousands of paddlers from all over the world make their way to West Virginia the third Saturday of September to partake in the largest whitewater festival of the year, Gauley Fest. Vendors from all over the country will be there selling and giving away stuff, along with about 3000 people, kayakers and groupies alike.” Here’s the link to the American …

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 / …

Kayaking Kanawha Falls

Alden Kessenich

Come kayak a sick waterfall in West Virginia this weekend!!! This is a class 4 waterfall, so do not sign up unless you have a solid roll and have experience paddling class 3/4 rivers. We are planning on driving up Sunday morning and park-and-playing for the day. We will be returning Sunday night. The club can provide gear, but bring …

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

Cheat Fest 2017

Ned Ende

This weekend is the 23rd annual Cheat river festival (check it out at http://cheatfest.org/). I am planning on heading up Friday (haven’t quite figured when yet), paddling Saturday, and most likely coming back Sunday. It would be pretty cool to get some people out there to lead other trips in the area besides kayaking and just to hang out in …

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 …