Hello WOC family!  Come check out some of the awesome outdoors events we have going on this week.   All events are open to WOC members. For more information on how to join WOC, ask your trip leader or head on down to the equipment room.


TONIGHT/ THURSDAY: Cycling for Geography, Culture and History with Professor/adventurer Joe Cruz!! Feb. 27 at 7PM Sheep Hill (Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation) Free and open to the public!


WOOLF STAFF/INSTRUCTOR APPS: Calling all WOOLF enthusiasts!! WOOLF 2020 is underway, but we need YOUR help to make it happen! We need instructors for WOOLF leaders and staff to help the program run smoothly! The WOOLF instructor/staff application is now open through Sunday, March 1st. Please apply! Contact Duncan (dhm2), Thomas, (tje1), or William (wr2) with any questions!


Application: Staff and Instructor Application WOOLF '20



Williamstown Trails Internship:  6/15/2020 – 8/7/2020

 This paid internship provides the opportunity to learn firsthand about the balance between natural and outdoor recreation resources: Interns will learn to analyze, plan, and complete various trail projects; develop collaboration and leadership skills; learn practical outdoors skills; and learn about local plant species and habitat preservation. Projects often are in the backcountry, and work is performed using hand tools and power tools. All interns will be trained in tool-use and safety. 

 Application is available at http://bit.ly/WilliamstownTrails2020

Qualified applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview.

Questions? Email [log in to unmask] 


The Nate Lowe Climbing Wall:  The wall is open M - Th 8 -10. On Thursday the wall is open to people who don’t identify as Cis- Gender male from 8 -9 and welcomes everyone from 9 -10.  There are lots of new routes and boulder problems for you to try. Come get sendy with us!


WOC Equipment Room:   The Equipment Room will be open M - Th 12:30 -1:30 & F from 12 -2 pm.  Email: [log in to unmask]


WOC activities:



Weekly sunrise hike wake up and down Pine Cobble (witness sunrise at 6:30 am) Meet on Paresky steps at 6:00 AM.  Dress for the chill and snowy trail,  NEED hiking boots/or snow boots with good tread!! bring extra layers, headlamp,  filled water bottle and a cup for hot drinks. Gear can be borrowed from the equipment room with a current WOC membership.   Return to campus by 8:30AM. Contact Scott, [log in to unmask] if you have questions.


Waterfall Hike! Meet at the WOC Office at 2pm for a hike to a beautiful nearby waterfall. The hike is approximately 1-2 miles and is generally on even terrain. Email Charlotte at cgj1 with any questions or to reserve a spot!



Cross country skiing at Prospect! Spend Saturday afternoon skiing in the beautiful Vermont woods. Prospect trail Fee is $10 for WOC members. Please email Rosa, [log in to unmask] by noon on FRIDAY to reserve a spot = also provide your M/W shoe size and height so we can hold gear for you! Plan on meeting in in the equipment room at 12:30 PM. We’ll aim to be back around 4 PM.


Hike to the roof of Massachusetts! We'll hike the steep roaring brook to hopper trail, 3 miles to the summit, and retrace our steps back to the trailhead! 5 hr strenuous hike - leaving campus at 11:45AM returning by 5pm. Contact [log in to unmask] to reserve a spot!!

Cole Field Trail Photo Walk/Hike

Come for a relaxing walk to the trails along the Hoosic River which will allow for some chances to take some ~scenic~ pics. We will leave from the equipment room around 12 and return around 1/1:30. Email Georgia at [log in to unmask] with any questions! 



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Scott Lewis
Williams Outing Club
39 Chapin Hall Dr.
Williamstown, MA  01267

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Mobile  # (413) 884 - 5222
FAX     # (413) 597 - 4742

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