Announcements

NRGE-River Surfing (Advanced Whitewater Trip)

Nick Gomer

What up homies? Ever thought you could surf? On a river? Well you can, and we are gonna: The Details: The Gauley River is home to the “Perfect Wave,” a small standing wave that is running at nearly any water level and asking for us to shred it up. Sunday morning we will pack up and head to the wave …

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 …

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 / …

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 …

>>>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 / …

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. …

Nrge–River Surfing!?

Nick Gomer

Hey Folks On the Gauley River there is a special place known as the “Perfect Wave” which is a standing wave with a long flat water pool behind it. I propose that on Sunday we go surf that mofo. Though it has been done before (there are a few grainy videos on YouTube) this will be a totally experimental trip. …

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 …

Nrge 2018 — Carpool

Allie Lowy

Holaaaaa, This is the general carpool trip for the 2018 New River Gorge Extravaganza megatrip! Aka NRGE aka the highlight of your semester that will, with any luck, help stave off your hunger for gnar until Moab. If you make it onto an adventure for NRGE, sign up for this adventure. Sign up on this ONLY IF YOU ARE ALREADY …

Beginner White Water Kayaking – Paddling Class 1 and 2 Rapids

Dave Clark

**The following adventure was moved to Sunday, 9/30 due to high river level.*** Greetings kayakers! Time to put the skills you learned in an introductory kayaking class, or roll class, to the test in moving water! Class 1 and 2 rapids are perfect for beginners: They are exhilerating and challenging for beginner paddlers, but fun and relatively safe. And learning …

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 / …

Trail Days 2018 *Updated Time*

Sam Clinard

*Update times to make it just friday through sunday night* *need drivers. You will be reimbursed gas completely plus a $20 tip. Come with a full tank to the shred shack. This will be a very informal trip. There are many adventures we may choose to explore once we get to Damascus! TLDR: Read it, my prose is a damn …

Boats and Brews Film Fest – Rafting on the Lower James, Intermediate Paddlers Welcome

Audrey Stephenson

Hey there, outdoorsy folks, This Saturday is the annual Boats and Brews Film Fest in Richmond, Va. Many locals will be hitting the Lower James for the afternoon before heading to the film fest itself at the ACAC in Short Pump. More info on the event and venue here: https://www.facebook.com/events/252432268545135/?active_tab=about. I’ll be taking a raft down the Lower James before …

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 …

Kayaking 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 / …

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 …

James River Kayaking

Isabelle Franklin

Hello Hellooooo come enjoy join me this weekend and Kayak the James River in Richmond! Its gon be a good time. This is an intermediate level river and you must have a solid roll and have kayaked class 2/3 before. Club can provide gear but bring water, a change of clothes, and a towel.

Roll Clinic

Isabelle Franklin

Welcome back hoooos! 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 …

Evening Paddle on the James

Emmett Saulnier

What’s good folks. Gonna head down to Richmond for some paddling tomorrow afternoon/evening. Water level will be a bit high for beginners, but if you’ve been down the James before or something similar then you can come. Also it will be raining, so a good attitude is a requirement. Club has all gear per usual. Bring water, snacks, change of …

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 …