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Trips and events are what we are all about, they are the life blood of OCVT. Here you can view and sign up for all our upcoming trips. If you don't see anything going on or anything you like please lead a trip of your own. All our members are encouraged to lead trips, being a leader will help you meet more people and increase your skills and confidence. If you have any questions take a look in the help section or contact an officer, happy trails!

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Recent Trips

Bland section vegetation clearing

Sunday, June 13, 2021 Trip Type: Worktrip    Full Details   

Hiking and clearing the vegetation on the OCVT Bland County section of the trail.

Pocahontas Stairway

Saturday, June 5, 2021 Trip Type: Worktrip    Full Details   

Complete the renovation of a wooden stairway on the trail to Rice Fields

Peter's Mnt. Campaign continued

Saturday, May 22, 2021 Trip Type: Worktrip    Full Details   

Hiking around 2 miles. Clearing trail for about several hours (with breaks) and hiking back out. Total distance ~ 6 miles.

Finals week trail work - Thursday

Thursday, May 13, 2021 Trip Type: Worktrip    Full Details   

Exams are over! Now you have no excuse to not come help maintain our section of trail.

Finals week trail work - Wednesday

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 Trip Type: Worktrip    Full Details   

For anyone who has an early end to their finals week, come out and help us maintain our section of trail!

Peter's Mnt. Campaign continued

Saturday, May 8, 2021 Trip Type: Worktrip    Full Details   

Continued trail clearing from winter storm damage.

Groundhog Trail worktrip

Sunday, May 2, 2021 Trip Type: Worktrip    Full Details   

There's still work to be done south of Groundhog Trail on the ridgeline.

Friday camping Rice Fields / Shelter area clean-up

Friday, Apr 30, 2021 Trip Type: Camping    Full Details   

Hike up to Rice Fields Friday night and camp in the shelter area. Spend some time Saturday morning cleaning up the treetop debris from the February ice storm from around the shelter area before hiking back down.

Moonrise/sunset at Dragons Tooth

Monday, Apr 26, 2021 Trip Type: Dayhike    Full Details   

Hike up Dragons tooth to view the moonrise and sunset.

AT Work trip - Sunday

Sunday, Apr 25, 2021 Trip Type: Worktrip    Full Details   

Hiking, trailwork, more hiking. Tools provided. Safety first.

AT Worktrip - Saturday - Day trip

Saturday, Apr 24, 2021 Trip Type: Worktrip    Full Details   

Trailwork, hiking with tools. No experience necessary.

Case Study: McAfee Knob

Friday, Apr 23, 2021 Trip Type: Special Event    Full Details   

We're celebrating Earth Week (April 18th-24th) this year by hosting a panel discussion with the ATC and RATC to share stories about McAfee Knob. Hope to see you there!

OCVT General Meeting

Thursday, Apr 22, 2021 Trip Type: Official Meeting    Full Details   

The semester is almost over but that means nice weather is here! Come out to an OCVT general zoom meeting and get any of your questions answered.

Outdoor Laser Tag

Saturday, Apr 17, 2021 Trip Type: Laser Tag    Full Details   

The Laser Tag Club at Virginia Tech is hosting a laser tag game.

Peter's Mountain Campaign continued

Sunday, Apr 11, 2021 Trip Type: Worktrip    Full Details   

The work on the ridgeline of Peter's Mountain continues. Location will depend on the status of the transmission repair and the Trail accessibility.

Worktrip on the Ridge

Saturday, Apr 10, 2021 Trip Type: Worktrip    Full Details   

The ridge is a mess, with plenty of blowdowns to be cleared and trimming that we need to do for once the section opens.

OCVT Campus Campfire 3!

Thursday, Apr 8, 2021 Trip Type: Social    Full Details   

OCVT Campus Campfire 3 is happening! We figured we would run it back for round three since this was such a popular event last time! Crossing our fingers for nice weather.

Peter's Mountain Campaign

Saturday, Apr 3, 2021 Trip Type: Worktrip    Full Details   

Peter's Mountain is in rough shape due to the frozen fog in March and the closure due to the damage of the high tension transmission lines. We'll be going up to clear the trail and make it passable for hikers.

Outdoor Laser Tag

Thursday, Apr 1, 2021 Trip Type: Laser Tag    Full Details   

The Laser Tag Club at Virginia Tech is hosting a laser tag game.

Moonrise/sunset at Dragons Tooth

Saturday, Mar 27, 2021 Trip Type: Dayhike    Full Details   

Hike up Dragons tooth to view the moonrise and sunset.


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