Outdoor Recreation Events

Thursday, January 25

03:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Wintergreen Ski Resort

Come enjoy the slopes at Wintergreen Resort with Outdoor Recreation this season! Fee covers transportation, lift ticket, and optional rentals ($5) for the day. 

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Thursday, February 1

03:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Wintergreen Ski Resort

Come enjoy the slopes at Wintergreen Resort with Outdoor Recreation this season! Fee covers transportation, lift ticket, and optional rentals ($5) for the day. 

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Saturday, February 3

09:00 AM
Location: Hydaway Outdoor Recreation Center

Outdoor Recreation is proud to present its 7th annual Arctic 5k Trail Race hosted at Hydaway Outdoor Recreation Center on Saturday, February 3, 2018. The Arctic 5K Trail Race is the 1st trail race in the Spring Liberty Mountain Trail Series and is comprised of single track trail intermixed with some forest roads.  The Arctic 5k is a great way to kick yourself back into shape for the new year!  This challenging 5k is sure to be full of ice, sweat and tears.

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Saturday, February 10

08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Location: Wintergreen Ski Resort

Come enjoy the slopes at Wintergreen Resort with Outdoor Recreation this season! Fee covers transportation, lift ticket, and optional rentals ($5) for the day. 

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Thursday, February 15

04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Location: Hydaway Outdoor Recreation Center

Learn introductory running techniques and strategies for better race running and take a run on our trail system!

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Saturday, February 17

11:00 AM
Location: Crossroads Cave

Grab a headlight and come explore the Crossroads Cave with Outdoor Rec and the James River Grotto! 

$10 fee includes transportation, instruction, equipment and lunch!

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Saturday, February 24

01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location: Hydaway Outdoor Recreation Center

Hydaway offers a few Saturdays throughout the semester where we open our zipline for use!  Students, faculty, and staff are able to attend these events and experience the thrill of our zipline. 

Thursday, March 1

04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Location: Hydaway Outdoor Recreation Center

Learn introductory mountain biking techniques and strategies and go for a ride on our trail system!

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Saturday, March 3

10:00 AM
Location: Raven's Roost Overlook

Come see the Raven's Roost Overlook from a new perspective with Outdoor Rec and Urban Mountain Adventures

$10 fee includes transportation, instruction/equipment and lunch!

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Saturday, March 10

11:30 AM
Location: Liberty Mountain Snowflex Center

Outdoor Recreation is proud to present its annual King of the Mountain Trail Race hosted at Liberty Mountain Snowflex Center on Saturday, March 10, 2018. The King of The Mountain course is a mile single track course straight up Liberty Mountain! The race will start at Snowflex following Falwell road and the finish will be located at the very top of Snowflex. We will have water, Gatorade and pizza at the top.  Volunteers will be around to help guide you

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01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location: Hydaway Outdoor Recreation Center

Hydaway offers a few Saturdays throughout the semester where we open our zipline for use!  Students, faculty, and staff are able to attend these events and experience the thrill of our zipline. 

Saturday, March 17

08:00 AM
Location: Hydaway Outdoor Recreation Center

This National Outdoor Leadership School course is designed to proide you with the tools to make important medical and evacuation decisions in remote locations.

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Thursday, March 29

04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Location: Hydaway Outdoor Recreation Center

Learn introductory fly and spin fishing techniques and strategies and try your hand at catching trout, bass, and sunfish in our 8 acre lake!

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Sunday, April 1

05:00 AM
Location: Cold Mountain

Be the first to see the Easter Sunday sunrise on Cold Mountain and celebrate the Risen Lord with Outdoor Rec! 

$10 fee includes transportation, instruction and lunch!

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Saturday, April 7

08:00 AM
Location: Piney River

Learn to cast a fly for beautiful native brook trout on the Piney River with Outdoor Rec and Angler's Lane

$25 fee includes transportation, instruction/equipment and lunch!

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09:00 AM
Location: White Rocks, VA

Test your bouldering skills at White Rocks with Outdoor Rec and Rec Centers Rock Wall! The outdoor bouldering problems range in grading from V0-V7.  We recommend that you climb at lease V2 to attend this trip.

$10 fee includes transportation, instruction and lunch!

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01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location: Hydaway Outdoor Recreation Center

Hydaway offers a few Saturdays throughout the semester where we open our zipline for use!  Students, faculty, and staff are able to attend these events and experience the thrill of our zipline. 

Friday, April 13

04:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location: New River, WV

Test your grit on the New River with Outdoor Rec and Alpine Ministries in Beckley, WV! This trip offers some world class whitewater in the New River Gorge.  Your registration fee will include professional guides, a lunch on the river, transportation, and lodging with Alpine Ministries. The New River boasts some of the best rafting on the East coast and includes rapids class III-V.  Experience is recommended, though not required.  Spots are sure to go quickly!  

$50 fee includes transportation, lodging, instruction and non-travel meals!

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Saturday, April 14

09:00 AM
Location: Peaks of Otter, VA

Ride a horse western-style in the shadow of Sharp Top Mountain with Outdoor Rec and Reba Farm in Bedford, VA! This trip offers some authentic trail riding along the Peaks of Otter.  It will include some personalized guidance for beginners and plenty of excitement and opportunities for even the experienced equestrian.  Spots are sure to go quickly!  

$25 fee includes transportation, instruction and lunch!

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Thursday, April 19

04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Location: Hydaway Outdoor Recreation Center

Learn introductory paddling, canoe, and kayak techniques and strategies and take a paddle on our 8 acre lake!

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Friday, April 27

04:00 PM
Location: Grayson Highlands State Park

Enjoy a relaxing weekend camping and hiking in the beautiful Grayson Highlands State Park with Outdoor Rec! The state park offers unique access to wild horses, beautiful streams, miles of hiking and access to Virginia's highest peak, Mount Rogers.

$50 fee includes transportation, gear rentals, instruction and all meals!

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