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Cpr, Aed + Choking Certification Course ~ Adult, Pediatric + Infant [Free for Uva Academic Employees!]

Matthew Rosefsky

>> “Hooray! No video!” – anonymous feedback August 2013 >> “The most action-packed three hour CPR class I’ve been to. You made it concise and FUN!” – anonymous feedback March 2015 ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Learn the lifesaving skills of CPR, AED, and relieving choking (adult / pediatric / infant). Get a 2-year certification. Full instruction, practice, and certification …

Wilderness First Aid Course [Free for Uva Academic Employees! Reimbursable for Trip Leaders!]

Matthew Rosefsky

Learn how to save life and limb in an > urban disaster (natural or terrorist) > rural area (not near a hospital) > travel anywhere > wilderness area Outdoors at UVAers $25 DISCOUNT off the regular $185. BONUS if you’re a trip leader: Earn your course FEE BACK BY REIMBURSEMENT! Details: www.outdoorsatuva.org/resources/?WildernessFirstAid FREE FOR UVA EMPLOYEES! Most academic employees can …

Cpr, Aed + Choking Certification Course ~ Adult, Pediatric + Infant [Free for Uva Academic Employees!]

Matthew Rosefsky

>> “The most action-packed three hour CPR class I’ve been to. You made it concise and FUN!” – anonymous feedback March 2015 >> “Hooray! No video!” – anonymous feedback August 2013 ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Learn the lifesaving skills of CPR, AED, and relieving choking (adult / pediatric / infant). Get a 2-year certification. Full instruction, practice, and certification …

Wilderness First Aid + Cpr/Aed/Choking Certification Course [Free for Uva Academic Employees! Reimbursable for Trip Leaders!]

Matthew Rosefsky

Learn how to save life and limb in an > urban disaster (natural or terrorist) > rural area (not near a hospital) > travel anywhere > wilderness area This will be held at a beautiful UVa Thomas Jefferson-designed installation, way up in the mountains above Blacksburg at UVa’s Mountain Lake Biological Station. There’s a small lake for swimming or boating, …

Wilderness First Aid Course [Free for Uva Academic Employees! Reimbursable for Trip Leaders!]

Matthew Rosefsky

Learn how to save life and limb in an > urban disaster (natural or terrorist) > rural area (not near a hospital) > travel anywhere > wilderness area Outdoors at UVAers $25 DISCOUNT off the regular $185. BONUS if you’re a trip leader: Earn your course FEE BACK BY REIMBURSEMENT! Details: www.outdoorsatuva.org/resources/?WildernessFirstAid FREE FOR UVA EMPLOYEES! Most academic employees can …

Cpr, Aed + Choking Certification Course ~ Adult, Pediatric + Infant [Free for Uva Academic Employees!]

Matthew Rosefsky

>> “Hooray! No video!” – anonymous feedback August 2013 >> “The most action-packed three hour CPR class I’ve been to. You made it concise and FUN!” – anonymous feedback March 2015 ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Learn the lifesaving skills of CPR, AED, and relieving choking (adult / pediatric / infant). Get a 2-year certification. Full instruction, practice, and certification …

Creekathon Mountain Biking: We Gon’ Shred

Kit Guncheon

Inhabitants of Shredtopia, The time to ride is upon us. Come sunrise Sunday morning, we’ll set out for the always-beautiful Walnut Creek. For advanced riders: Get ready to straddle your saddle and shred till you’re dead. We’ll leave at 9am sharp and get to grinding around 930. We’ll hit it hard until the shoobies show up around 11. Then some …

Wilderness First Aid Course [Free for Uva Academic Employees! Reimbursable for Trip Leaders!]

Matthew Rosefsky

Learn how to save life and limb in an > urban disaster (natural or terrorist) > rural area (not near a hospital) > travel anywhere > wilderness area Outdoors at UVAers $25 DISCOUNT off the regular $185. BONUS if you’re a trip leader: Earn your course FEE BACK BY REIMBURSEMENT! Details: www.outdoorsatuva.org/resources/?WildernessFirstAid FREE FOR UVA EMPLOYEES! Most academic employees can …

Full Moon Xc Skiing at White Grass / Exploring Canaan Valley

Brian Meffle

Want to explore winter forests in 2 feet of natural snow *without* needing a lift ticket? White Grass is one of the best places on the east coast for cross country skiing, offering 50km of trails right next to Dolly Sods, easy classes, and an awesome cafe for lunch. Check out www.whitegrass.com for more background info. Dolly Sods, Blackwater Falls, …

Local Cross Country Skiing Treking Expedition

Kate Badgett

So the forecast says that we are going to get a lot of snow. Assuming that happens and class is cancelled, I am planning on cross country skiing tomorrow. Anyone is welcome to join. If you have never skied before, no worries. Cross Country Skiing is fairly straight forward and I can teach you! If you are planning on skiing, …

**Cancelled**Learn About Nols! (National Outdoor Leadership School)

Joe Gibson

Are you interested in working in the outdoor recreation industry? Need to expand your technical and leadership skill base in the backcountry? Come talk with a NOLS (National Outdoor Leadership School) representative about courses, internships and job opportunities! Come by Monroe Hall, room 122 Thursday, March 5th from 7:00pm-8:00pm!. We will have pizzas on hand to fuel your outdoor enthusiasm, …

Spring Break: Moab, Ut Multi-Sport Adventure!

Matthew Koenig

Don’t have any spring break plans yet? Come to Moab, Utah with the club!!! Moab is a multi-sport paradise, with tons of amazing rock climbing, mountain biking, hiking, backpacking, canyoneering, paddling, fishing, and even backcountry skiing! March in Moab is perfect adventure weather with temps in the mid-60s and plenty of sun! Being a breathtaking desert destination situated on the …

Cross County Skiing at White Grass. Driver Needed.

Kate Badgett

DRIVER NEEDED! Everyone will be waitlisted until a driver is found. Never been cross country skiing? Ready for an amazing workout with beautiful snowy scenery? White Grass is one of the best places on the east coast for cross country skiing, offering 50km of trails right next to Dolly Sods, easy classes, and an awesome cafe for lunch. Check out …

Winter Bash at/Near Snowshoe Mountain

Dave Clark

In an ideal world, this trip fills up with a fantastic group of snow-sports enthusiasts, we rent at least 2 houses in the historic and scenic Cass State Park, and while en route we enjoy a safe and beautiful drive. Then the blizzard hits and rages all night. We wake to mugs of hot chocolate, freshly plowed roads, and a …

Wilderness First Aid Course [Free for Uva Academic Employees! Reimbursable for Trip Leaders!]

Matthew Rosefsky

Learn how to save life and limb in an > urban disaster (natural or terrorist) > rural area (not near a hospital) > travel anywhere > wilderness area Outdoors at UVAers $25 DISCOUNT off the regular $185. BONUS if you’re a trip leader: Earn your course FEE BACK BY REIMBURSEMENT! Details: www.outdoorsatuva.org/resources/?WildernessFirstAid FREE FOR UVA EMPLOYEES! Most academic employees can …

Cpr, Aed + Choking Certification Course ~ Adult, Pediatric + Infant [Free for Uva Academic Employees!]

Matthew Rosefsky

This’ll be the most FUN CPR class you’ve ever taken or will take! No sleepy DVD! Learn the lifesaving skills of CPR, AED, and relieving choking (adult / pediatric / infant). Get a 2-year certification. Full instruction, practice, and certification all done during this one eve. No online prerequisite work. Quotes (anonymous feedback) from prior students: >> “Much more fun …

Wilderness First Aid Course [Free for Uva Academic Employees! Reimbursable for Trip Leaders!]

Matthew Rosefsky

Learn how to save life and limb in an > urban disaster (natural or terrorist) > rural area (not near a hospital) > travel anywhere > wilderness area Outdoors at UVAers $25 DISCOUNT off the regular $185. BONUS if you’re a trip leader: Earn your course FEE BACK BY REIMBURSEMENT! Details: www.outdoorsatuva.org/resources/?WildernessFirstAid FREE FOR UVA EMPLOYEES! Most academic employees can …

Cpr, Aed + Choking Certification Course ~ Adult, Pediatric + Infant [Free for Uva Academic Employees!]

Matthew Rosefsky

This’ll be the most FUN CPR class you’ve ever taken or will take! No sleepy DVD! Learn the lifesaving skills of CPR, AED, and relieving choking (adult / pediatric / infant). Get a 2-year American Heart Association certification. Full instruction, practice, and certification all done during this one eve. No online prerequisite work. Quotes (anonymous feedback) from prior students: >> …

Cpr, Aed + Choking Certification Course ~ Adult, Pediatric + Infant

Matthew Rosefsky

[Course might be full. Join, and then reply-to-all on your welcome-to-adventure email to see if a space is still available. Thanks!] This’ll be the most FUN CPR class you’ve ever taken or will take! No sleepy DVD! Learn the lifesaving skills of CPR, AED, and relieving choking (adult / pediatric / infant). Get a 2-year certification. Full instruction, practice, and …

Wilderness First Aid Course [Free for Uva Academic Employees! Reimbursable for Trip Leaders!]

Matthew Rosefsky

***2 spots open in this weekend’s class at UVA!*** Learn how to save life and limb in an > urban disaster (natural or terrorist) > rural area (not near a hospital) > travel anywhere > wilderness area Outdoors at UVAers $25 DISCOUNT off the regular $180. BONUS if you’re a trip leader: Earn your course FEE BACK BY REIMBURSEMENT! Details:www.outdoorsatuva.org/resources/?WildernessFirstAid …

Canceled: Snowshoeing at Canaan Valley Resort, West Virginia- Saturday February 8th

Andrea Mileo

Let’s check out some snow trails in Canaan Valley, West Virginia on Saturday, February 8th! So, I got snow shoes for Christmas and I have been meaning to try them out! I am hoping this upcoming weekend (February 8th) will allow us to check out the beautiful Canaan Valley area in West Virginia. If you are interested in checking out …

Full Moon Xc Skiing at White Grass, Wv

Carl Bailey

Never been cross country skiing? Ready for an amazing workout with beautiful snowy scenery? White Grass is one of the best places on the east coast for cross country skiing, offering 50km of trails right next to Dolly Sods, easy classes, and an awesome cafe for lunch. Check out www.whitegrass.com for more background info. Here’s our game plan: -3:00 pm …

Ski/Ride Wintergreen Sunday Day-Trip

Mitchell Oliver

yo crew! Saturday was looking like a good day to ride, but now the forecast is all wintry-mix garbage. Let’s go up on Sunday instead! details: -leave charlottesville at 10AM (flexible) -get to wintergreen at 11AM -ride for as long as we want to, get home an hour later (5pm?) you provide! -lift ticket/season pass (remember this is Wintergreen not …

Snowshoe Day Trip

Sam Rosser

Join me thursday for a day trip to Snowshoe! We’ll leave nice and early so we can get a good full day on the mountain. drive there, ride, meet up for lunch, ride some more, drive on home. Snowshoe has already had 2 feet of snow with more to come. The forecast for thursday is a high of 14, so …

Sunday Snowshoe Day Trip!

Mitchell Oliver

where’s your winter spirit?? well it’s time to sip the white lightning and quit gaping, because it’s what you’ve all been asking for… SNOWSHOE DAY TRIP WOOOOOOOOOO Snowshoe’s open. Weather’s going to suck until it starts snowing Friday night, so by the time we get it on Sunday things should be gucci. Here’s the plan: -Skip town Sunday 6am, shred …

Cpr, Aed + Choking Certification Course ~ Adult, Pediatric + Infant

Matthew Rosefsky

This’ll be the most FUN CPR class you’ve ever taken or will take! No sleepy DVD! Learn the lifesaving skills of CPR, AED, and relieving choking. Get a 2-year American Heart Association certification card. Full instruction, practice, and certification all done during this one eve. No online prerequisite work. I’ll serve as your instructor, and I’ll make the class be …

Blue Ridge Mountain Sports. Odc 20% Discount Day. Oct 29th!

Maja Holy

Where: Blue Ridge Mountain Sports. Barracks Shopping Center. http://www.brms.com/site/our-shops/barracks-road-shopping-center/ When : ALL DAY (10 am – 8pm) Tuesday Oct 29th 2013. Why: Winter products are in. What: As a member of the Outdoors Club at UVa you are awesome. The kind folks of Blue Ridge Mountain Sports are hooking us up with 20% off in-stock items. 20% OFF!!!! Wear your …

Today! Snowshoe Pass Party! 4-7pm

Mitchell Oliver

The rain is ending! Come hang out at the Ski House at 320 14th St. from 4-7pm today. Drop by anytime to pick up your passes! https://www.facebook.com/events/150664408477087/?source=1 Don’t forget to fill this out for a pass! https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AnlzPh-8RqHfdDNoQzkzaWZuLXExdHlqRkZxbU9jRVE&usp=sharing – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – …

Cpr + Aed Certification Course ~ Adult, Pediatric + Infant

Matthew Rosefsky

Learn the lifesaving skills of CPR and AED. Get a 2-year American Heart Association certification. Full instruction, practice, and certification all done during this one eve. No online prerequisite work. I’ll serve as your AHA instructor, and I’ll make the class be FUN. Quotes (anonymous feedback) from prior students: >> “Much more fun than usual!” >> “Awesome. Humorous.” >> “Matt …

White Grass, Wv: Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing

Brian Meffle

Now’s your chance to try some cross-country skiing or snowshoeing before the season is over! White Grass is one of the best places in the east coast for either of these, offering 50km of trails right next to Dolly Sods, easy classes, and an awesome cafe for lunch. Check out www.whitegrass.com for more background info. Here’s our game plan: >>3:00 …

Disaster + Wilderness First Aid Cert Course

Matthew Rosefsky

Learn how to save life and limb in an > urban disaster (natural or terrorist) > rural area (not near a hospital) > wilderness area CHOOSE one set of dates/locations (2 days, 8:30am-6:30pm both days): > March 2 – 3: Knoxville, TN* > March 23-24: Richmond, VA* > April 6 – 7: Blacksburg, VA* > April 13-14: Princeton, NJ* > …

Ski Canaan and Timberline

Charles Romero

It looks like nature has decided to give skiing on the east coast a chance. If current conditions keep up, resorts should be able to make a reasonable amount of snow, and with any luck, nature may even lend a helping hand. I’d like to try a couple resorts that are less visited by our club: Canaan Valley and Timberline! …

End of the World…Cancelled

Joshua Brooks

Today is the END OF DAYS. THE ARMAGEDDON. THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE. THE MAYAN TIME LAPSE. Join us on this most epic of last adventures. This club was secretly founded for the purpose of finding the smartest, sexiest, and most adventurous people to survive the inevitable apocalypse. You have been selected to survive. In the early days of the club, the …

Disaster + Wilderness First Aid Cert Course

Matthew Rosefsky

Learn how to save life and limb in an > urban disaster (natural or terrorist) > rural area (not near a hospital) > wilderness area Outdoors at UVAers: SAVE $25 off regular $175 WFA rate, many THANKS to Officer Lindsey for arranging a classroom location for us. Bonus if you’re a trip leader: Earn your course fee back by reimbursement! …

Freestyle Ski and Snowboard Swap

Max McHale

Ladies and Gentlemen, i know exactly what y’all’ve been thinking. You want to go to snowshoe this winter, but you don’t have any skis/snowboard/monoski/waterski/crosscountryski/snowtube/whatever. Well here is your chance. This saturday and sunday there will be a ski swap at Freestyle just a few minutes down 29. Le Swap: a big tent in a parking lot filled with luscious gnar …

Super Sweet Ski Movie

Max McHale

So, here’s how it goes. Our friends at VASST are putting up a showing of Teton Gravity Research’s new movie, The Dream Factory, this Friday in the Chem Auditorium. I figured this is pretty sweet and y’all might want to hear about it. For those of you who don’t know, Teton Gravity Research is a super sweet SKI film production …

Snowshoe Season Passes for $250!!!

Max McHale

Ladies and Gentlemen, get ready for the main event! The gods cursed us last year with a winter to be forgotten, but alas, do not lose heart, for the night is darkest just before the dawn: and the dawn is coming! And by all of that I mean, that its gonna snow a but ton this winter. So wax your …

Wilderness First Responder Certification Course

Matthew Rosefsky

A rare find, this is the first time this course has been offered in Cville in several years. “Wilderness” can be: > a natural area (forest, sea, desert, etc.) > a rural area not near a hospital > an urban disaster zone (natural or terrorist) … any situation in which time of injury to time in hospital is more than …

Awesome Wilderness Survival Speaker!

Caroline O'Dwyer

Hey guys! A friend of mine told me about an event coming up that I think a lot of people might be interested in – it’s a talk on wilderness survival tips & myths, given by an expert in the field who is being flown in from Washington State. Read on if you’re interested! (No need to RSVP/sign up for …

Cross Country Skiing Day Trip to White Grass (Take 2)

Mindy Colvin

Ever tried cross country skiing? It’s really fun, aerobic, and requires little experience. We’ll be traveling to White Grass Touring Center near Canaan Valley, WV where we will spend Saturday skiing on their 50km of trails. Right now, it looks like we might get some snow on Saturday! We will leave Saturday morning EARLY and drive to Canaan Valley, where …

Cross Country Skiing Day Trip to White Grass Touring Center

Jonathan Anderson

Ever tried cross country skiing? It’s really fun, aerobic, and requires little experience. We’ll be traveling to White Grass Touring Center near Canaan Valley, WV where we will spend Saturday skiing on their 50km of trails. Right now, it looks like we might get some snow on Saturday! We will leave Saturday morning EARLY and drive to Canaan Valley, where …

Winter First Aid/Cold Weather Clothing and Gear Discussion

James Hughes

Do you know the signs of hypothermia? Want to learn What Not To Wear in a Backcountry Winter Wonderland? Ever wonder how you move around on several feet of snow? Well, this hour or so is for you! Becca (a Vermonter with tons cold and snow experience) and I (a Southern who drinks lots of tea) are going to answer …

Learn to Be a Trip Leader Workshop #3

Lynn Nichols

Hoping to lead some AWESOME trips this year? Come to our trip leader workshop and learn the ropes!!! We’ll cover a variety of important points about leading trips, including: – How to plan your trips – Tips for making sure adventures run smoothly – What expenses the club will reimburse you for – Benefits of being a trip leader, including …

Learn to Be a Trip Leader Workshop #2

Lynn Nichols

Hoping to lead some AWESOME trips this year? Come to our trip leader workshop and learn the ropes!!! We’ll cover a variety of important points about leading trips, including: – How to plan your trips – Tips for making sure adventures run smoothly – What expenses the club will reimburse you for – Benefits of being a trip leader, including …

Learn to Be a Trip Leader Workshop #1

Lynn Nichols

Hoping to lead some AWESOME trips this year? Come to our trip leader workshop and learn the ropes!!! We’ll cover a variety of important points about leading trips, including: – How to plan your trips – Tips for making sure adventures run smoothly – What expenses the club will reimburse you for – Benefits of being a trip leader, including …

Brms Discount Night #2

Katrina Salmons

Hello fellow gearheads, Our discount night at Blue Ridge Mountain Sports is coming up fast! Mon April 12th from 8:15-9:15pm you’ll be part of an exclusive 20% sale to Outdoors at UVa members only. **Don’t forget: If you plan on buying gear that you’ll need to get fitted for (e.g. shoes, packs, etc.) you must go in this week prior …

Snowshoe Wednesday

Stephanie Boutsicaris

So I was really sad to find out Lindsay’s Snowshoe trip for Sunday was cancelled, and after crying, eating some cookie dough, and watching the Notebook, I pulled myself together and decided to set up a trip for this Wednesday since it’s a reading day. So, We’ll be leaving at 7 am, skiing/boarding/frolicing in the snow for the day until …