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Welcome to the OCVT!

   The Outdoor Club at Virginia Tech (OCVT) is a diverse group of outdoor enthusiasts comprised of undergraduate, and graduate students and other members of the Blacksburg community. The goal of the club is to get our members outside and active both physically and socially. OCVT strives to spread knowledge of the local area, to teach safe and responsible outdoor practices, to volunteer time to keep our section of the Appalachian Trail maintained and most importantly to have fun while doing it. If you're interested feel free to read more about us and if you like what you see join up!

News and Announcements

First Meeting Tonight

September 9th, 2014

Our first meeting of the semester will be tonight at 8:30pm in Squires 341/345. This will be a great time to meet the OCVT officers, learn more about what we do, and see what cool trips are coming up. We will also be accepting dues and selling T-shirts after the meeting, so if you liked the T-shirts...

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Job Openings for BackCountry.com

April 22nd, 2014

BackCountry.com is hiring for the Christiansburg branch! They are currently looking for people for the following positions. 1) Merchandise Processor (Full Time and Part Time) 2) Maintenance Specialist (Part Time) 3) PM DC Supervisor. If you are interested, applications can be found at www.backcountr...

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Tree Top Adventures at Mountain Lake

April 22nd, 2014

This a great opportunity close to home! Mountain Lake is offering a high adventure course with climbing, balancing, zip lines, sky bridges, standing swings, and rope bridges. Available for individuals and for groups. More information can be found at http://www.mtnlakelodge.com/mountain-activities/mo...

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OCVT Meeting! 10/8

October 7th, 2013

The next Outdoor Club Meeting will be tomorrow, Tuesday October 8 from 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM in Pamplin 2030. (From now on all meetings will be in Pamplin 2030 from 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM)

We will briefly be having a discussion on trail etiquette and general backpacking and hiking guidelines to have a saf...

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Upcoming Trips

Peters Mountain Worktrip

September 28th, 2014
Trip Type: Worktrip
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Dolly Sods and Roaring Plains Fall Backpacking

October 4th, 2014
Trip Type: Backpacking
Full Details

Peters Mt Boundary/Corridor Work

October 11th, 2014
Trip Type: Worktrip
Full Details

Gauley Rafting Trip and Bridge Day

October 19th, 2014
Trip Type: Rafting / Canoeing / Kayaking
Full Details