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Postcards

Elli Welch

Gotta make more postcards! So I can write back a few friends (long overdue..whoop) and tell the family that I’m alive. The idea is to trace a leaf, free-draw the veins, write the species name in the corner if you can, and then watercolor it all in. Even I can make some art that I’m not afraid to show someone …

A Tale of the Ragged Mountains

Joe Gibson

**CANCELLED** Due to low turnout. Will be rescheduled Did you know Edgar Allen Poe wrote a story that takes place in the “Ragged Mountains” outside Charlottesville? And what better day to explore the setting of a spOoOoky story than on Halloween! Read the story here: http://xroads.virginia.edu/~Hyper/POE/raggedmt.html The Ragged Mountain Nature Area recently re-opened to the public and it’s super close …

Saturday Skydiving, April 26th!

William Canup

By popular demand, there will be a Saturday morning skydiving option in addition to Friday April 25th! Details are the same as before: Normally, a first time tandem skydive costs $270 but depending on how many people sign up, that price will drop dramatically with an additional discount if you pay with cash: ———–Cash/Credit Card 8 or less —- 225/ …

Skydiving! April 25th & 26th

William Canup

Howdy Gang, Feel like getting down on the weekend? Then come skydiving Friday April 25th or Saturday 26th in Orange County. Skydive Orange is hooking us up with an awesome UVA Outdoors Club exclusive discount. For your first jump and bang for you buck this is definitely the way to go. We will be doing a tandem skydive where you …

Turk Mountain Day Hike

Joe Gibson

Turk Mountain is a 10.4 mile circuit hike in Shenandoah National Park just north of Waynesboro. The hike will be moderately strenuous with about 2400 feet for elevation gain. Its only about a 40 minute drive away. Come out and enjoy the color before all the leaves fall! Expected weather: Sunny and 60 degrees. What to bring: – SNP Park …

Intro to Mountain Biking

Joe Gibson

So the weather is getting a little nicer with every passing day and soon it will be prime weather for mountain biking. All skill levels are welcome, and this will be a no drop ride. The goal of this adventure is to teach some basic skills and familiarize you all with the trails around O-Hill so that you have the …

Paranormal Activity – 6 Hour Mtb Race

Carl Bailey

Join the UVa Mountain Bike team (and greater Charlottesville cycling community) at Blue Ridge Cyclery’s annual Paranormal Activity 6-hour mountain bike race for a night filled with fun and sweat! The race is set up so you can either ride solo or on a team with a friend. It’s super laid back and a lot of fun — you can …

William & Mary Mountain Bike Race

William Canup

BIKES!BIKES!BIKES!BIKES!BIKES!BIKES!BIKES!BIKES!BIKES!BIKES!BIKES! Come race mountain bikes at William & Mary! 3 Races in 2 days Saturday Sept 24th Short track Time Trial Sunday Sept 25th Cross country We will have cars going down both days so you can choose to do Sat, Sun or both. These races require intermediate skills. If you are comfortable on the trails on Ohill then you’ll …

Nc State Mountain Bike Race

William Canup

Hey dirt surfers, Come race at NC State University this weekend in the 3rd race of the Collegiate Mountain Bike Series! These races require intermediate skills. If you are comfortable on the trails on Ohill then you’ll be fine. If you are unsure if you are ready email me and we’ll find a time to ride together. I’m happy to …

Mountain Bike Racing 101

William Canup

Come learn the basics of how to race MTB’s! This crash course is designed for the people who will be racing this weekend at Virginia Tech but is open to everyone. We will also be going over some fundamental riding techniques like braking and descending that will make you a faster more confident rider. Bring your mountain bike and helmet …

Calling All Wahoo Mountain Bikers!! – Mtb Race at Vt

William Canup

Virginia Tech is hosting the 2nd collegiate mountain bike race of the season. 5 Races packed into 2 days! Come rep the University as we cross the border into Hokie territory. Saturday: Uphill Time Trial Short Track Down Hill Time Trial Dual Slalom Sunday: Cross Country More details here: http://www.usacycling.org/events/getflyer.php?permit=2011-3077 There will be groups going up both Saturday and Sunday. …

Calling All Wahoo Mountain Bikers! (Vt Mtb Race)

William Canup

Virginia Tech is hosting the 2nd collegiate mountain bike race of the season. 5 Races packed into 2 days! Come rep the University as we cross the border into Hokie territory. Saturday: Uphill Time Trial Short Track Down Hill Time Trial Dual Slalom Sunday: Cross Country There will be groups going up both Saturday and Sunday. You can chose to …

Campbell University Mountain Bike Race

William Canup

Like to mountain bike? Want to go head to head with VCU, William and Mary and VT? Come to the collegiate mountain biking race series opener this weekend!! 3 Races packed into 2 days! Saturday: Downhill – 1pm Super D – 4pm Sunday: Cross Country – 10:30am We will be camping at the foot of the Dark Mountain Trail System …

Easy Road Biking

Thiago Ize

We will go on a short 16 mile loop leaving from campus, going through the country side of Cvile and returning back on campus. The ride will vary anywhere from 1-3 hours depending on how fast everyone wants to go. Mountain bikes are acceptable. Outdoors at UVa provides: We have five brand new mountain bikes with helmets and water bottles …

Ride in the Countryside of Cville

Thiago Ize

We will ride out from campus into the rolling roads of the Charlottesville countryside for either a 16 mile ride (1 to 2 hours) or a 33 mile ride (2-4 hours). Unless everybody wants to do the 33 mile ride, we’ll do the easier 16 mile loop. The pace for the ride will be nice and easy. Outdoors at UVa …

Ride in the Countryside of Cville

Thiago Ize

It’s time to dust off your bike, inflate those tires, and lube the chain because we’re going to go cruise down the beautiful countryside roads of Cville. We will ride out from campus into the rolling roads of the Charlottesville countryside for either a 16 mile ride (1 to 2 hours) or a 33 mile ride (2-4 hours). Unless everybody …

Mountain Biking is Fun!

Thiago Ize

We’ll go to Walnut Creek Park to do some mountain biking. The only requirement is that you feel comfortable riding a bike on bumpy narrow trails (it’s ok to go slow on hard parts). Hopping logs is optional 🙂 I set the end time to 5:00pm, but as with most of our trips, it’s not set in stone and we …

Road Biking

Thiago Ize

We will go biking down the rolling roads of the Charlottesville countryside. We’ll do the same easy 16 mile ride from last time that everybody liked. The club has 5 nice mountain bikes, water bottles, and helmets you can borrow if you don’t have one. If you will be supplying your own bike, while it doesn’t need to be a …

Road Biking

Thiago Ize

We will go biking down the rolling roads of the Charlottesville countryside. We’ll do an easy 16 mile ride that doesn’t have any huge hills (although it’s got lots of small ones 🙂 The club has 5 nice mountain bikes, water bottles, and helmets you can borrow if you don’t have one. If you will be supplying your own bike, …

Road Biking

Thiago Ize

We will go biking down the rolling roads of the Charlottesville countryside. We’ll do an easy 16 mile ride (different from last time). The club has 5 nice mountain bikes, water bottles, and helmets you can borrow if you don’t have one. If you will be supplying your own bike, while it doesn’t need to be a $1000 road bike, …

Road Biking

Thiago Ize

We will go biking down the rolling roads of the Charlottesville countryside. We’ll do an easy 16 mile ride in unseasonably warm and beautiful weather, although if everyone who signs up wants to do something longer (and in the past most people said they could have gone longer) we can go for a thirty mile loop which would take us …