Announcements

Cheeky Breeky Pre-420 Biannual CREEKATHON!!

Kieran Humphreys

Whats popping! You are formally 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 (vegan and non vegan snackies to be found). For those who have never been, Creekathon is a laid-back social cookout for all you forest-children at our nearby …

FIRESIDE TRAIL VISIONING

Grace Gray

Helloooo my fellow trail wanderers!!! This is a trip borne of overflowing love and awe at the sheer dedication, creativity, and zest (birthing zest?!?) that you all have poured into our trail trips this year. Our trail crew is simply too complex and dynamic for our current service-trip system, and it’s time to molt our old shell and meander along …

Last Minute Trip Leader Workshop!!!

Sophia Benmhend

SooOOOO I meant to post this like 5 days ago but life got in the way! If you’re still down, I’m still down. Also — creds to Eliza for trip description

HUMAN COMPOST: THE BEGINNINGS

Grace Gray

Oh HELLOO my fellow decaying and reproducing organisms!!!! Do you ever wish you could understand your banana peel on a spiritual level? Channel earthworm energy and use our poop to create the building block of life? Do you want to explore the beautiful creation latent within our own eventual decay? Or do you also feel stressed out every time you …

UJC / ODC Collaboration Event

Kieran Humphreys

Hello friends! This Sunday (10/24), from 5-6 pm we will be hosting a collaboration event with UJC (University Judicial Council) to celebrate our new partnership as clubs. We have Garden Room 1 reserved for this time, and will be providing hammocks, slacklines, frisbees, and other activities. It should be a nice event, so come out and enjoy the fall weather! …

POSTPONED: Biscuit Run at Biscuit Run

Simonne Guenette

So its become clear to me that sunrise on a Friday is an unideal time for this trip…. so let’s try it again! What’s up trail boppers!! You know the drill, it’s another early trail jaunt. This week our run will be ~extra special~ because we are going to venture out to the Biscuit Run trails! Not only are we …

Blue Sky Fund Hike For Kids Fundraiser!

AJ Cuddeback

~ TLDR ~This trip organizes participation in the Blue Sky Fund Hike For Kids https://secure.qgiv.com/event/hikeforkids2021/ which takes place on October 23rd. The fee associated with the trip is the registration fee for the hike/fundraiser. ~ Description ~ Who: You! (And maybe your family?? Scroll down to learn more). All the routes on this trip are part of the James River …

420th Biannual CREEKATHON (Main Trip)

Eliza Stowe

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 (vegan and non vegan snackies to be found). For those who have never been, Creekathon is a laid-back social cookout for all you forest-children at …

PAINT WITH FRUIT!!!

Grace Gray

Helllllooooo shreddy AND creative folks!! Anna and Grace are famous in the outdoors club for carb-loaded runs. This time they’re getting out of their comfort zones with carb-loaded (in fruit form) natural painting!! Join us as we take nature’s bountiful art supplies (namely blackberries, cherries and turmeric), get out some stress while grinding them into Grade A paints with a …

Saturday night bonfire <3

Sophia Benmhend

Hey shawties Somebody (Eliza) DARED to host a bonfire a couple of weeks ago when I was out of town. The fomo has been so strong that I decided that it was vital that I post another one for this Saturday 😊. Prepare to crack open some cold ones, toast some shmallows, and have a good old time. As always, …

BONFIRES ARE BACK!

Eliza Stowe

Hellloooo friends, Are your fingers and legs aching from sending it this weekend and in need of some fire healing? Are you about 12 months deprived of a truly fulfilling night under the stars in cville? If yes, we have good news for you! UVA has released our 10 person social event limit so we are having our first bonfire …

Slacklining the stress away

Jade Alvarez

Hello everyone! It’s looking like this Friday is going to be a nice sunny day, aka, a perfect day for slacklining! If you’ve never been slacklining before, don’t hesitate to join this trip because you won’t be the only beginner there– I’m one myself. On the other hand, if you’re a seasoned slackliner please feel free to join so you …

Embrace your history; learn to flintknap

Mason Riffee

Fllitknapping is the widely-forgotten practice of forming blunt stone into pointy stone, and for most of human prehistory, it was among the foremost expressions of craftsmanship, artistic beauty, and cultural distinction. It is also history incarnate. The practice of flintknapping is bequeathed to our kind by other, older human species; and though it predates our culture, and is also a …

Build a Playlist

Elli Welch

This is an attempt to crowdsource good tunes and make shreddy playlists for all sorts of shred-like occasions (mornings before sunrise send, late nights around a campfire, long runs, hanging out in a tree at 3am on a Tuesday…) Jump in if you got strong music suggestions, or if you, like myself, just wanna gain some concept of culture. We’ll …

reminisce about cold weather with a movie showing

Baillie McNitt

hey shredsters, happy almost halloweekend! it’s me again, back with another trip that requires no physical fitness, but a strong heart (and stomach) nonetheless. we had a BLAST last time watching 127 hours, and now that our deans say that we can gather in groovy groups of 10, I was thinking we could watch the 2015 SOB STORY that is …

Voter Registration!

John Cooney

The voter registration deadline in Virginia has been extended from yesterday to Thursday, October 15 (tomorrow). It’s important to vote for a whole slew of reasons, not least of which is that elections affect outdoors and environmental policy (read: your votes, right here in Virginia, matter!). If you’re a Virginia resident, you can register online at https://vote.elections.virginia.gov/Registration/DmvLookup with your VA …

Shredmas Day 8: Sunset Picnic at the Reservoir

AJ Cuddeback

On the eighth day of shredmas Theo O’Neill gave to me a reservoir subset picnic, seven climbers climbing, six peeps belaying, fiiiiiive campfire siiiings! four alpine draws, three 23’s, two biking gloves, and a gnartridge in a pear tree. ~ The Plan ~ (01/18) 4:45 Meet at Echols 5:00ish arrive at the res 5:03ish eat dinner 5:22 sun sets 5:35ish …

SPRING BREAK GNAR TRAIN (MOAB, UT 2020)

Billiam, Intergalactic Shred Lord, Prince of Dankness

MOAB, UTAH 2020 CHOO CHOO ALL ABOARD THE GNAR TRAIN 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, …

CAPTURE THE FAHREAKING FLAG!!!

Sidney Chong

GUYS. it’s massive capture the flag. BE THERE. WhO: you! the game is super easy to learn so no experience necessary! Teams will be RanDOmLy generated and given a colored GLOW STICK upon arrival WhErE: nameless field you goon (behind memorial gym/near alderman library) WhY: because this is the best game ever AND you will still have time for your …

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 …

*Canceled* Stokesville Sendage

Claire Emily Burke

Weekend extravaganza! Biking! Hiking! Swimming! CANCELED Come hang out at Stokesville Campground for a weekend to enjoy the beauties of early summer in VA. We’ll be camping and taking advantage of the many different activities the area has to offer. There is an extensive trail system that is ideal for biking, hiking, and trail running. The camping site is near …

Reading Day Old Rag Sunrise Hike!

Mason Goodman

We’re back bitches, and just in the nick of time. Yeah that’s right, it’s been a while since I’ve led or even been on a trip but I’ve decided to go out with a bang. That’s why I’m teaming up with fellow officer, trip leader, and future housemate Michelle Lovering to offer those of you with late exams the adventure …

Start O’ Summer 5k

Mason Riffee

Imagine: you’ve fought through finals; summer is yours, and sweet seasonal freedom flows through your veins unabated by assignments, readings, or deadlines. It’s that summer feeling, washing over you – another well-accomplished school year finalized – and you ride high on the expectations of long road trips, shaded trails, and reunion with old friends. It feels energizing, right? Well, put …

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: Can’t Touch this… Hammock Time

AJ Cuddeback

** This is part of the larger Creekathon trip so make sure you join the main carpool as well!! ** My dudes, This trip is simple so I’m gonna keep this description simple. Come destress from final projects and finals studying with hammocking, slacklining, cookies, and ~cool tunes~. This trip is part of the main Creekathon event so we’ll leave …

Nature’s Calling: a Uva Outdoors Day

Nick Gomer

You all tired of hearing about this yet? I’m not! On Saturday April 20 we will be having a community outdoors day, and we want our ODC people to be there reppin. We will be posted up in Walnut Creek Park, at the same pavilion that we use for Creekathon, and we’ll be getting some people outside. Come on down …

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 / …

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 …

Cookie Climb Time: Humpback Rock Cookie Hike

AJ Cuddeback

It has been said many a time that making cookies “isn’t outdoorsy” and “doesn’t count as a trip.” No more! Join me in breaking barriers and making cookies (dough)** on humpback as we watch the sunrise. I will also bring Oreos for people who can’t have the cookies we make. ~~ Here’s The Plan ~~ 5:15 Meet at Echols 5:20 …

Cookie Climb Time: Humpback Rock Cookie Hike

AJ Cuddeback

It has been said many a time that making cookies “isn’t outdoorsy” and “doesn’t count as a trip.” No more! Join me in breaking barriers and making cookies (dough)** on humpback as we watch the sunrise. I will also bring Oreos for people who can’t have the cookies we make. ~~ Here’s The Plan ~~ 5:15 Meet at Echols 5:20 …

April Blair’s Day #21

blair nicol

alright alright alright. cole mountain is an easy hike that will only take ~30 min & opens up to a mountaintop field that makes you want to sing “the hills are alive” at the top of your lungs. i know i should be planning a night out on the town with a sign around my neck of 21 drunken shenanigans …

*Changes* Mountaintop Mixer with Jmu

blair nicol

***NEW LOCATION & CHANGES*** rumor has it barstool just released an article that declared ODC the best frat on UVA grounds. clearly this is a fact and in celebration i’m throwing a mountaintop mixer with some adventurous folks from jmu. my good pal charlie and i both went to SE Asia this past summer with an incredible organization called GIVE …

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

AJ Cuddeback

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 …

Hammies and Jammies

AJ Cuddeback

Friends, Romans, Crunchymen, Save the date! The Friday forecast is looking fine and I’m throwing a pajama party to celebrate it. Here are the details: Who? You. What? Enjoying the last days of sun before next week’s rain. When? 2:30pm on Friday the 8th. Where? The triangle of grass across from the Corner Why? Because I said so. How? Set …

Bodacious Beach Backpacking 2 – the Seaquel

Charlie Haywood

Let’s go to the beach! Last year’s weekend beach frolicking was a ~rad~ time and a half on all fronts, so I went ahead and booked a few campsites so we can do it all again this spring. This will be a beginner backpacking trip through the Back Bay national wildlife refuge to False Cape state park, located at the …

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 / …

More Hammocking Less Stress

Ester Rekhelman

I just checked the weather and was pleasantly surprised by the 68 F and sunny forecast for Wednesday! Coming from New York I’m not used to this enduring warmth but I’m pretty sure this will be one of the last warm days this year so I’m planning on taking advantage of it and basking in the sun for an hour …

International Travel Workshop

Nick Gomer

Hey Folks Traveling abroad can be intimidating, especially the first time you do so without an authority figure (I’m a grown man, Mommy and Daddy!), but I also know that travel can be one of the most meaningful undertakings in life. In this workshop (forum? lecture?) I’ll be going over some real basic stuff about traveling abroad such as hostels, …

International Travel Workshop

Nick Gomer

Hey Folks Traveling abroad can be intimidating, especially the first time you do so without an authority figure (I’m a grown man, Mommy and Daddy!), but I also know that travel can be one of the most meaningful undertakings in life. In this workshop (forum? lecture?) I’ll be going over some real basic stuff about traveling abroad such as hostels, …

International Travel Workshop

Nick Gomer

Hey Folks Traveling abroad can be intimidating, especially the first time you do so without an authority figure (I’m a grown man, Mommy and Daddy!), but I also know that travel can be one of the most meaningful undertakings in life. In this workshop (forum? lecture?) I’ll be going over some real basic stuff about traveling abroad such as hostels, …