Announcements

Trail Build at O-Hill

Matthew Houff

This is the specific location we will be meeting: https://goo.gl/maps/GUwafirbAwjNbQAe8 This is the same trail of the trip from a few weeks ago (sorry to everyone that we had to cancel). We will be building a new trail that connects the existing trails to the new dorms area. This new trail will improve student access to the trails and help …

OHill Trail Building

Jacob Flaherty

Sup shredders, It’s gonna be a nice weekend, so y’all should spend some time outside helping Matt and I build a new mountain biking trail up on OHill. The club has all of the tools we need and no experience is necessary. We’ve gotta drive all the tools up so the meeting place will be at the top of OHill …

Trail Build at O hill

Matthew Houff

I have always wanted to leave my mark on UVA and I see no better way than this. Help me make an awesome new trail at O hill. The club has the tools so now all we need is you all. No experience necessary for this trip. I’ll be driving all the tools up to the top of O hill …

Build! Those! Trails!

Mason Riffee

It’s traditional ODC fare, folks. For those interested in trying trailbuilding for the first time, it is: 1) socially-productive, 2) beginner-friendly, 3) hangover-compatible, and 4)physically, spiritually rewarding. The club will also feed ya good healthy bagels AND your dues will be 25% close to sweet sweet reimbursement. What’s not to love? On this trip, we’ll be meeting with Cville Parks …

Trailbuilding and maintainence at Preddy

Mason Riffee

Preddy creek is a hallowed sort of place where shred-secrets are passed down from old to young. Many a fledging mountain biker have tested their wheels on these beginner trails. The trails, though, need your help. We’ll be teaming up with Albermarle Parks and Rec to do a bit of needed trailwork which — with your help — will preserve …

MLK National Day of Service: Watershed Cleanup

Mason Riffee

Did you know MLK Day is the only federal holiday designated as a national day of service to encourage all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities? Also, attending a service trip counts towards getting your dues reimbursed! This will be a low-commitment affair; no prior experience needed. The Plan: Get bodos Meet with The Nature Conservancy (gloves, trash bags …

Clean the Creek; Protect the Chesapeake

Heather Poyner

Do you hate pollution? Do you feel a yearning to prevent trash from reaching the nation’s largest estuary? Join us at the Meadow Creek Watershed Cleanup on December 12 to help keep the Chesapeake Bay trash-free. Take a break from studying for exams and churning out those final papers! This is a great opportunity to volunteer with The Nature Conservancy …

Keep Preddy Shreddy

Burke Haywood

Ever wonder what goes into making and maintaining our beautiful Virginia hiking trails? Come to Preddy Creek this Saturday and find out! (Plus don’t forget free food.) We’ll leave from Echols at 0830, participate in the trail building from 0900 to 1200, and be back on Grounds by 1245 or so. As per policy, the club provides food for service …

Building Super Gnarly Mega JUMPS

Billiam, Intergalactic Shred Lord, Prince of Dankness

Sadly, over the past few seasons the once-glorious OHill JUMP LINE has been worn away by the forces of nature. Towering, monolithic booters have dwindled to little nubs. The plan is simple: we shall rebuild, but bigggggger than ever before (slightly) We’ll meet up at the shred shack at 2:00PM, head up to OHill with our tools (provided), rake, dig …

Keep Preddy Shreddy: Preddy Creek Workday

Mason Riffee

Palliate that post-Halloween hangover with wholesome trail work! Having previously involved yourself in all kinds of degenerate revelry (we don’t judge, only commiserate) this rise-and-shine service trip will be your opportunity to even the karmic scales. Gnar points will be given to those who trail-build in last night’s costume. As per usual, Bodos will be the Club’s treat (no trick, …

Cleanup with The Nature Conservancy and Rivanna Conservation Alliance

Mason Riffee

Partner with The Nature Conservancy AND the Rivanna Conservation Alliance to clean up Pollock’s Branch, one of the tributaries of our Rivanna River. As always, you get to munch on a ~free~ Bodo’s bagel to fuel your service endeavors: this is the Club’s way of saying thank you <3 Please Bring: – 1 or 2 L water – Closed-toed shoes …

ODC TRAIL SERVICE: Volunteer at the ‘Nut

Mason Riffee

In the beginning, there was nothing — but then a group of ODC guys and gals showed up, built a spicy new trail, and saw that it was pretty rad. If you’ve never done any trail building before, fret not! This is a low-stakes opportunity to do good service at one of our local parks. There is ~ absolutely no …

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 / …

Alternative Foxfield – Service Trip to Gallastar Farms

Jamie Wallenstein

Foxfield is fun and all but don’t you wanna see an actual horse? And play with pigs? And dogs that look like polar bears? If your answer was yes to any of those questions, come with me to Gallastar Farms for a day of service, furry friends, and good company!! Ranger’s Refuge at Gallastar Farms is a farm animal rescue …

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 …

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 …

Keep Preddy Shreddy

Claire Emily Burke

Ever wonder what happens to trails when you get twice as much annual rainfall as Seattle? Come to Preddy Creek this Saturday and find out! We will hike in and spend a few hours cleaning up the trail system with other local Preddy-lovers. The club provides $7 of food reimbursement for service trips, so we’ll grab lunch at Bodo’s after …

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 …

Service Trip – Preddy Creek Trail Workday

Victor Lu

Ever wonder what goes into making and maintaining our beautiful hiking trails? Come to Preddy Creek this Saturday and find out! We will hike in, spend a few hours creating a hiking trail, and enjoy the crisp morning air. The club provides $7 of food reimbursement, so we will get lunch after the workday. We’ll leave from Echols at 0830, …

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!!

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 …

Shredy Preddy 3: Beginner Mountain Biking

Matthew Houff

THIRD TIME IS THE CHARM Never mountain biked before? Always dreamed of shredding? Then this trip is for you. The Plan: Preddy Creek is the easiest trail system near Cville and is perfect for beginners. The ride will be at a casual pace for about 3.5 miles. If you don’t have your own mountain bike or helmet, let me know …

Trail Maintenance Work at Snp (Help Needed!)

Jesse Han

The recent rainstorm has affected many (if not all) trails in the Southern district of the Shenandoah National Park. As such, trail overseers of the SNP are working hard to clear blow-downs, fix water bars, and re-blaze trails. Please come help maintain a trail at SNP this Friday, before leaving for Fall break! The departure time is flexible, and the …

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 …

Farmers Market Composting and Shopping

Emily Deschambault

Hellooooo everybody, If you’re looking for something fun to do Saturday morning (September 8th) join me in composting at the Charlottesville City Market. We’ll start our shift at 8am, help out for a casual two hours, then receive both a $5 token to the market from Black Bear Composting AND $7 of reimbursable free food from ODC for helping out …

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 Building/Maintenance in the Park

Sam Clinard

If you love hoes and swinging look no further for your Friday morning entertainment. I got 5 miles of trail that needs some WeeeeD removal. We leave early to avoid the summertime heat. 5:30am (I can pick you up from your residence) 6:15am hit the trail 10:00 am finish up trail work and head back 11:00 am home and taking …

Ohill Clean Up

Sam Clinard

Hey outdoorsy folk, Recently I’ve been seeing a lot of trash up on ohill (not the friendly ragged dirtbag kind). I was thinking we could go up there and remove some of it while earning a tasty $7 lunch reimbursed by the club. The plan: Leave the shred shack at 8:30am and walk/bike/drive to ohill. Pick up trash for a …

Trail Work in the Snp

Sam Clinard

A friend adopted a section of trail in the national park that needs some maintenance! This is your chance to give back and get $7 of food for ‘free’. We leave at 5am. I can pick you up from wherever (around grounds no free rides from dulles)! Just give me a text where you live. 540-326-5601. I expect to be …

O-Hill Trailbuilding and Shredding Extravaganza- Part 1 of Many

Ned Ende

What up, Many of you, like myself, have been riding O-hill a lot this year. It truly is a wondrous place full of rocks, drops, berms, unicorns, and the occasional hiker appearing around a blind turn. Though its trail quality and accessibility are legend, the academy has determined there still remain a few locations that require slight modification in order …

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 / …

Let’s Hike it! a Hike-a-Thon for Rebuilding Dominica

Leah Day

Last fall the island of Dominica was nearly destroyed by one of the worst hurricanes to date. While humanitarian aid poured in to provide relief, a group of UVA students decided that far more could be done in response to this natural disaster. UVA Social Enterprise in Dominica fellows are working to develop an island wide venture that will reboot …

Shred-Dom Labor Camp Part 3

Ned Ende

Hello all, After an incredible outing a few weeks ago to Josh and Corrine’s B&B (https://www.ridgesidebb.com/) involving the creation of ~14ft. creek jump, I have been aching to return, continue to build trail features… and hit that jump again. Looking for people who are down to work hard on the mile or so of bike trail and then shred afterwards. …

Earth Day Garden Rebuilding!

Allie Lowy

You: Wow, could the weekend of April 20th — with 4/20 (celebrating the best green substance out there, the lima bean), Dr. Dog coming to C’ville, and Creekathon 2.0 — get any better??? MAYBE if I could soak up the sun, give back to my community, and plant veggies whilst eating pizza and jammin’ out to some sweet tuneage? And …

O-Hill Cleanup Trip

Jack Armstrong

Howdy folks, Are you a fan of the great trail network on the world famous Observatory Hill? Have you been hiking, biking, or kayaking on these trails lately? If you answered yes to one of these, then this trip may be for you! The last few times I’ve been up here, I noticed a ton of trash alongside one of …

Manchester Wall Clean-Up *Service Trip*

Rhaude Dahlinghaus

Salutations earthlings, If you like food and rocks, keep reading. In the spirit of the outdoors community, let’s join our buddies over at Peak Experiences to clean up some classic Richmond crags at Manchester Wall. A blurb from our buddy Tristian: “The event is March 31 from 10-5 and will involve cleaning the left side of the area. We will …

Manchester Wall Clean-Up *Service Trip*

Rhaude Dahlinghaus

Salutations earthlings, If you like food and rocks, keep reading. In the spirit of the outdoors community, let’s join our buddies over at Peak Experiences to clean up some classic Richmond crags at Manchester Wall. A blurb from our buddy Tristian: “The event is March 31 from 10-5 and will involve cleaning the left side of the area. We will …

Shred-Dom Labor Camp Pt. 2!!

Garrett Tanner

Whats up y’all, Just trying to recruit, again, as many shredders/serfs as possible to help with some trail building at the ODC’s very own French Chef/PowPow Consultant/Scrub lord Josh’s B&B (https://www.ridgesidebb.com/). They, Josh and Corrine, have a little over a mile of trail that is dying to be built up and jammed packed full of technical bike features. On top …

Shred-Dom Labor Camp!!

Garrett Tanner

Whats up y’all, Just trying to recruit as many surfs as possible to help with some trail building at the ODC’s very own French Chef/PowPow Consultant/Scrub lord Josh’s B&B (https://www.ridgesidebb.com/). They have a little over a mile of trail that is dying to be built up and jammed packed full of technical bike features. On top of that, once we …

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 / …