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NRGE 2019: Saturday Waterfall Hike + Rope Swing + Pizza

Andrew Dudzik

Howdy NRGE dudes, If anyone is looking for stuff to do Saturday afternoon come check out Glade Creek! It has several miles of secluded trails that follow a creek that feeds into the New River. About a mile up the trail is a sick rope swing over a waterfall. The plan is to leave from camp around noon, drive an …

Sunday Morn Run and Brunch (NRGE)

Eliza Stowe

Sunday morn long runs and brunch is quite possibly my favorite weekend activity in the world. I was willing to give this weekly ritual a break at NRGE for other various adventures but have failed to sign up for any Sunday trips, so here it is. I honestly have no real plan for this other than some running route recommendations …

NRGE ~intermediate~ day hike for the BOOKS

India Seldin

hi! a last minute hike for this weekend! this is not an easy hike, its a little over 9 mi with 1,030 ft elevation gain, but it’s supposed to be super pretty with great views and BRIDGES! fun! my iten is as follows: 8:00 am wake up get stuff ready and drive to trailhead 8:35 am get to trailhead and …

NRGE 2019: Fayetteville Trail, Mining History, and Long Point

Phillip Reeves

Hello fellow lovers of the outdoors and New River Gorge Enthusiasts! I’ve personally mapped out this route for our enjoyment at NRGE and made sure to pick some of the more interesting and nicer trails – the Kaymoor Trail (8) follows the gorge and passes by relics of the gorge’s mining history; the Kaymoor Miners Trail (9) also includes relics …

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: Hiking the Fayetteville Area

Katharine Biegert

Come join some club alumni/OGs on a long day of hiking! This will be a long day with 4.20-6.9+ hours of hiking roughly 10-12 miles in the Fayetteville Area (https://www.nps.gov/neri/planyourvisit/fayetteville-area-hiking-trails-map.htm). The itinerary we have planned may change, but it should be something along the lines of: 1. Leaving camp at around 8am (I’m driving) and parking at Long Point trail …

NRGE 2019 – [Intermediate] Kaymoor Miners Trail Lunch Hike/Leg Day ;)

Catie Leigh

ALRIIIGHT fellow outdoorspeople!!! This hike is a) the NUMBER 3 MOST POPULAR HIKE (according to all trails) in the New River Gorge and b) apparently STEEP (hence leg day aspect) and BEAUTIFUL. Let’s spruce up our Saturday lunchtime with a LARGE dose of exercise/nature/beauty endorphins!! General Info About this Trip: – The Kaymoor Miners Trail is a short 1.6-mile out-and-back …

NRGE 2019: Cave Camping (Beginner Friendly)

Andrew Dudzik

Come check out the 69th annual New River Cave Extravaganza! For this trip we will be camping overnight in the New River Cave. This cave has a good mix of open caverns, little crawls, and fun climbs. It’s about a mile long and has some really beautiful open spaces. We may possibly even see a waterfall depending on rain and …

NRGE Sunday Climbing

Sam Clinard

This is for Sunday! And after climbing we will return to cville. Otherwise it’s the exact same description as my other nrge trip. We may or may not go to the same crag. This is a NRGE trip meaning once you are let off the waitlist here, you should sign up for the NRGE main carpool trip. This trip is …

NRGE Saturday Climbing

Sam Clinard

This is for Saturday! I’m lazy and will copy this exact description for my Sunday trip. Make sure you know which one you’re on. This is a NRGE trip meaning once you are let off the waitlist here, you should sign up for the NRGE main carpool trip. This trip is beginner friendly! We can teach you the basics of …

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. …

Nrge Summersville Climbing – All Levels!

Bailey Moro

Hey guys! I feel like climbing at Summersville and you do too! This trip is open to all skill levels, whether it’s your first time or you’re trying to put down Apollo. We’ll be going to Summersville Lake, which is an awesome crag with plenty of climbs for all skill levels. We will leave Ray’s at 9 AM because I …

Nrge: Climbing at the New New

Tristan Hamrick

Hey all, I’m back and worse at climbing than ever! I am giving up on school and gonna start stripping so might as well not do homework and go to NRGE for some climbing. Due to the hell that is the A-school I haven’t climbed in over a year so this will be getting me back in shape for climbing …

***Nrge Trip** Farewell Hike En Route to Charlottesville

Jack Armstrong

Although the NRGE has yet to begun, this trip will be about its farewell. On Sunday morning, we will wake up in the morning, pack up camp (get your stuff ready the night before pls), and mosey (aka drive) to the fine gem of Virginia, Douthat State Park. We will be doing the Beards Mountain Hike which is a jaunty …

**Nrge Trip** Saturday Beginner Mountain Biking + Hiking Double Trip

Zakey Faieq

Shred babies, I plan to do a beginner mountain biking + hiking combination trip on Saturday, leaving from Ray’s Campground at NRGE. The Arrowhead trail system is super beginner friendly and is a 20 minute drive from our campground, so we obviously must pay homage to the shred lords by riding them, or risk their wrath. Since beginner mountain bike …

Nrge Trip Saturday Foot Shredding

Lily Wincele

Yo it’s NRGE time We will head out from Ray’s saturday morning ~9am. To start, will be hiking down into the gorge and then back out (5 miles round trip). From there we will hike along the New River for a few miles and then head back to camp to hang out. After you get off the waitlist for this, …

Nrge Beginner/Intermediate Climbing

Tristan Hamrick

Hey all! This trip is open to all club members of any level climbing experience, and if there are those with a more intermediate level of climbing I’ll try to set up some harder lines as well. 5.0 to 5.12 welcome What you will need: Harness Shoes Helmet Belay Device Food Water Chalk After you have joined this trip make …

Nrge Beginner/Intermediate Climbing

Tristan Hamrick

Hey all! This trip is open to all club members of any level climbing experience, and if there are those with a more intermediate level of climbing I’ll try to set up some harder lines as well. 5.0 to 5.12 welcome What you will need: Harness Shoes Helmet Belay Device Food Water Chalk After you have joined this trip make …

**Nrge Trip** Raftin’ on the New!!

Audrey Stephenson

Let’s go raaaaaftin’!! The New River is my favorite river for many reasons, one of them being the bomb rafting that it offers. We’ll be rafting on the best section of the New: Cunard to Fayetteville. While I take you guys down this section of river I’ll give you guys the full spiel—info on the rapids, a bit of hydrology …

**Nrge Trip** a Long Walk to a Grand View

Katharine Biegert

**INTERMEDIATE HIKING TRIP** Victoria Alvarez is the co-leader, co-author, and +1 for this trip. Do you enjoy long walks through the woods? How about long walks by a river? Are you looking for a significant other? Then this trip is for you. To honor the friendship that blossomed at NRGE last year we are commemorating our anniversary with ROUND 2. …

2017 Nrge Beginner Climbing Trip

Tristan Hamrick

Hey all! It’s time for climbing trips to be happening in the Outdoors Club once more, and what better place than the New!! So I your wonderful trip leader, will be leading a beginner friendly trip (5.0-5.9) during this years NRGE. I plan to climb at the endless wall which has a lot of options for every climber (hence the …

**Nrge Trip** Hoos Hiking, Hoos Nrge-Ing

Isaac King

Yo yo yo, This trip will depart from and return to Ray’s Campground. This trip is for you if you: 1) can walk 2) like fun 3) will tell me a dad joke while we hike. Join me on a hike on Saturday! We’ll leave Ray’s campground Saturday morning about 9:30, go for a nice hike in or around the …

***Nrge Trip*** Taking Top Rope Whippers on Sketchy Trad Gear (Rock Climbing)

Matthew Koenig

*An additional driver is needed for this trip.* MAKESURE TO SIGNUP FOR THE GENERAL CARPOOL This is a beginner friendly climbing trip. If you have never climbed before we’ll teach you everything you need to know for an awesome day of climbing. We’ll start our day leaving Ray’s Campground at 8am on Saturday and head to the crag. After a …

Nrge Bouldering/Climbing

Sam Clinard

“To see what others can not… You must climb the mountain” Ron Akers *Drivers needed* we leave from Ray’s Campground so make sure to signup for the general carpool. This is a beginner-friendly bouldering/climbing trip to a location that will be determined after my lab report is written. Bouldering involves unroped climbing with crash pads used to prevent injury during …

**Nrge Trip** Advanced/Intermediate Mtb: North Fork Mountain Trail

Ashe Allende

Have you ever dreamed of shredding the best MTB trail wild and wonderful West Virginia has to offer? If so, this is your opportunity. This trip will leave from Ray’s campground and we will spend most of the day shredding the top ranked trail in West Virginia. We will be leaving the campsite on Saturday morning to ride the North …

Sunday Mountain Biking at Douthat – One Last Hurrah

Kit Guncheon

For those with juices still flowing at the end of nrge, let’s spend a few hours shredding on some of the nicest/most grueling trail in Virginia. The plan is to leave Ray’s campground after a lazy morning, go to Douthat (on the way home), bike for 3 hours, then continue on home to C’ville. These trails are pretty physical, so …

Spyrock Sunday Hike – Nrge Return Trip

Alden Garon

Note: This is only for people returning from the NRGE on Sunday On Sunday morning, after packing up around 8:00am, we’ll leave Ray’s Campground and head back to Charlottesville. Along the way, we’ll stop by Spyrock – a 3.1 mile hike in Nelson County, VA. I haven’t done this hike, but supposedly it’s got some great views. Expect to return …

Saturday Morning Sunrise Hike – Endless Wall

Alden Garon

We’ll be leaving Ray’s Campground between 5:30 and 6am, and be doing Endless Wall – a moderate 2.5-3 mile hike through dense forest, leading to various lookout points along the ridge. The end point will be Diamond Point, where we’ll catch the sunrise. The sun rises at 7:31am, so leaving between 5:30 and 6 should give us enough time, since …

Sunrise at Long Point. Nrge Trip. Driver Needed

Kate Badgett

A sunrsie is the best way to start the day! Everyone will be waitlisted until there are drivers. Details: a little over 3 miles hike. Long point trail: With a roundtrip walk of slightly more than three miles, this moderate trail will take you to the single best view of the Bridge. But in that two miles, you lose almost …

Nrge: Leaf Peeping Afternoon Hike @ Kate’s Plateau

Jack Armstrong

Title says it all. Less is more. Depart from Ray’s to go to the trailhead at 2:30 PM, hike 5 mile loop, experience the beauty of West Virginian leaves, return for pizza around 6:30 PM. What you need: -comfortable shoes -2 L water -snacks -layers (sun will be setting and could be quite chilly) -rain gear (be prepared) Drivers have …

Nrge Sunday Morning Double Trouble Farewell Hikes

Jack Armstrong

Although the NRGE has yet to begun, this trip will be about its farewell. On Sunday morning, we will wake up in the morning, pack up camp (get your stuff ready the night before pls), and mosey (aka drive) to the Grandview trailhead at 8am. Let’s soak up the rays as we bid West Virginia adieu. We will be doing …

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Jackson Bewley

Greetings. I am not a computer. We will gather necessary utensils for the ascension of natural geological phenomenon and then perform said ascension in the style of Top Rope or Sport as permitted by our articulated joints. This ‘adventure’ is open to all skill levels, though we cannot guarantee the availability of routes graded below 5.8. They are not common. …