Announcements

Creekathon: Ultimate Disc Golfbee

Victoria Alvarez

Hah, what? Yep, you heard me. I can make up new words whenever I want to. Translation : Creekathon has a sick disc golf course, so obviously we have to play. And once we warm up our throwing arms & lose some discs in the lake, we’ll top it off with a sweet game of Ultimate Frisbee (if the field …

Pre-Creekathon Intro to White Water Kayaking

Dave Clark

What could be better than hanging out(side) with hordes of outdoorsy friends while listening to good music and eating good food? Why, kayaking beforehand of course! THE PLAN: Meet at Echols Dorm at 10am then pile into vehicles and head to the park (I will have all the boats and gear on and in my truck). We’ll spend ~3 hours …

Beginner Mountain Biking @ CREEKATHON

Mason Riffee

**This trip is part of creekathon! Please sign up for the main carpool trip as well** You guys know the drill: this is a BEGINNER mtb trip, so no prior experience necessary. We’ll leave from the creekathon pavilion and ride around for an hour or so, then return for the cookout. You’ll pick up some sweet tips on how this …

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 …

Creekathon SUPpin

Nick Gomer

Walnut Creek has it all; flowy mountain biking, ultimate frisbee, hiking, and of course a lake for some relaxing floatin’. We will be bringing the armada of paddleboards to the event so y’all can get your SUP on. No need to sign up for this trip specifically. Just be sure to sign up for the main Creekathon trip!! You can …

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 …

Creekathon Underwater Tea Party

Billiam, Intergalactic Shred Lord, Prince of Dankness

Howdy friendos – never rolled a kayak before? Well I have. Not much, but a few times. With this bare-minimum level of knowledge, I will attempt to teach you this fundamental whitewater paddling move wherein you flip over your boat and turn it right side up again without getting any water up your nose. We’ll be learning in the calm, …

Creekathon: Intermediate Mountain Biking

Sam Goodkind

Been mountain biking before but want to improve your skills? This trip is for you! This is part of the larger Creekathon trip so be sure to take a look at that email for more details. This trip is intended for people with some mountain biking experience. No need to be super good or even have ridden any more than …

Creekathon: Intro to White Water Kayaking (Round 2)

Dave Clark

What could be better than hanging out(side) with hordes of outdoorsy friends while listening to good music and eating good food? Why, kayaking at the same time of course! This trip is my second of two Creekathon kayaking adventures. The first will be a more structured, typical intro-to-kayaking class. The second class will consist of several short session (~1hr long) …

Creekathon: Hammies, Jammies, and Sammies Hike in the Rain

Samuel Medlin

do you like hammocks? always wanted to hike in your pajamas? are you passionate about sandwiches? if you answered “yes” to any of these questions, this might be the trip for you! we’re headed to walnut creek a little before the potluck to do some hikin’ , nappin’ , and snackin’. (napping and snacking are optional, but highly encouraged) we’ll …

Exploring the ‘Nut

Mason Goodman

Hello yes I am a trip leader and I will be attending Creekathon (and so should you!). I’d like to try and up the number of trips I’ve led thus far in my time in the ODC, so here is me killing two birds with one stone. For this trip we will be meeting at the rendez-vous area in the …

2016 Olympic Trials: Discus (Golf)

Jack Armstrong

I just got off the phone with Rio, and we (Team USA and the American people) are short discus throwers. Join me in frolfing at this year’s 539th Creekathon as we take up the torch for our national pride and personal livelihood. the plan: -arrive at Walnut Creek by 1:30 pm (I will already be there so join the main …

Creekathon Disc Golf

Cole Songer

It’s a beautiful day to think about disc golf. I’m gonna hit the course around 1:00, and you are welcome to come! Bring discs if you have them, otherwise the club has a few that you can use (as do I). It shouldn’t take too long to play, like an hour and a half to two hours or so, then …

Creekathon Water Line and Other Ratchet Slacktivities

Nathan Rohrbach

Hey! I’ll be slacking off during the Creekathon festivities, setting up as many lines as possible – please bring your own so we can have a slackathon! If we can scope out a good spot, I’ll be setting up a line over the lake- so if you fall, you swim! This adventure will convene at the pavilion by 1:00 (or …

Mountain Biking Disc Golf

Kit Guncheon

For those in need of a little more shred during creekathon, I plan on playing a round of disc golf on bikes at the end of the day. Join me. I’ll have the outdoors club bikes for anyone who needs a bike. I have some extra discs as well, but bring your own if you have them. If you aren’t …

Creekathon Disc Golf

Kit Guncheon

Shenaniganers, Spring is finally here. The birds are chirping, the buds are blossoming, and the squirrels are looking for their nuts. This upcoming Sunday is CREEKATHON at Walnut Creek Park. As you may or may not know, Walnut Creek has a seriously incredible disc golf course. Many would say it’s the best course in the whole state. Lucky for us, …

Creek-a-Paddle: Lazy Late Afternoon Kayak Float @Walnut Creek Lake

Emil Frlez

Going to the Creek-a-thon? After a cook-out you can blissfully float around the Walnut Creek Lake in a kayak and watch the sun set down. I will have two quality inflatable kayaks (Innova Helios II two-seater and Safari Solo) and two foldables (Pack-boat and high-end Folbot Kodiak). If you are willing & able to give me a hand in inflating/deflating …

Learning How to Paddle and Roll a White Water Kayak

Dave Clark

With the weather getting colder and the days getting shorter, I’ll probably only do one or two more intro to kayaking classes – one this Saturday and perhaps one next week (unless we get a lot of interest for winter kayaking…we have wetsuits! :). This trip is intended for complete beginners – those who have never been in a white …