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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

Another government shutdown has been averted... also BONFIRE next Thursday!

February 15th, 2019

Congress has passed a budget that will keep the government funded (and trail work possible for us) until September 30. Rumors are the president is preparing to declare a national emergency, but that (to the best of my knowledge) will not impact our ability to conduct trail work. Let's hope that t...

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Trail work is possible again... for now at least.

February 4th, 2019

With the government now reopen, we can resume doing trail work again! That is until February 15 at least, who knows after that. We'll try to post another update then, and hope for the best in the meantime.



Upcoming opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts as we start a new semester

January 20th, 2019

Welcome back Hokies! I wanted to share a bunch of different opportunites for neat things happening over the next few months. Feel free to email the officers if you have questions, and don't be afraid to go out and do something you've never tried before!


January 26-27: VCU Earth Hacks is h...

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A.T. Volunteer Work Suspended due to Government Shutdown

January 15th, 2019

With the current government shutdown, all volunteer work on the Appalachian Trail is prohibited until the government reopens. We will continue to run events outside of trail work. Once the government reopens, we will be able to resume our maintenance, and there will likely be a lot to get done. W...

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Upcoming Trips

AT Work Trip

Saturday, Feb 16, 2019
Trip Type: Worktrip
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Driving to Snowshoe Day Trip

Saturday, Feb 16, 2019
Trip Type: Skiing / Snowboarding
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Outdoor Laser Tag at Pandapas Pond

Saturday, Feb 16, 2019
Trip Type: Laser Tag
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Bonfire Y'all

Thursday, Feb 21, 2019
Trip Type: Social
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AT Work Trip

Saturday, Feb 23, 2019
Trip Type: Worktrip
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