WOC-ly OUTING CLUB CALENDAR Sep 19 - Sep 25, 2022 Hello WOC family! Come check out some of the awesome outdoor events we have going on this week. All events are open to the Williams College community. Announcements Two-night backpacking trip on the AT! Please fill out this form <https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScm7LIkvS8lrh4HjvqT1R9fLUg8E2rQ4qZL_-nqPufk59I6XA/viewform?usp=sf_link> to sign up for a spot for a two-night WOC backpacking trip on the AT. You must be available from 2pm on Friday 9/30 to 12pm on Sunday 10/2. If more people sign up than there are spots available you will be put on a waitlist. Previous backpacking experience is a must. This trip will be at an intermediate difficulty. Email bp8 with questions. Mountain Day Hike Leaders Wanted: Already psyched for Mountain Day? We are too, and we’re looking for excited folks to lead the hikes! You should have a current wilderness first aid cert, and need to attend a brief 45 minute hike leader meeting on Sunday, 10/02 at 7:30PM, Paresky Auditorium. Leaders must be available for each of the first three Fridays of October 7, 14, 21. You’ll get a free Mountain Day leader tee shirt in return! Please fill out this form if you’re interested <https://forms.gle/yc1rQH9FDB4XNNp49> and contact Isabel (isa2) with any questions! Please sign-up by Sept 19. Join the Spontaneous Outings GroupMe! Have you ever felt like the day was so nice that you just had to be outside? Do you want to know if any random or spontaneous adventures are happening in the moment? Or do you want to get the most up to date info about WOC and trips? Join the Spontaneous Outings GroupMe chat here! <https://groupme.com/join_group/69168079/zIG1XRQf> Beginning Wednesday 9/14 the WOC Equipment Room will be open. M – Th, 12:30 —1:30 PM, & F 12–2 pm. We want your feedback on trips! Have you recently gone on a trip and want to give us feedback on COVID-19 precautions and how things went? Fill out our feedback form <https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfSBE2ljff5uGRN524ySPKlHg1y8o0n7dEP1b2xtUs1SwyzKQ/viewform?usp=sf_link> after your trip so we know how we’re doing! Activities Click here for extra information (mileage, elevation gain, etc) about trips! <https://docs.google.com/document/d/1O-2w9LpiW2ICscMcsi7WFAC-3DVTkAwP41wcyJ9Qcfo/edit?usp=sharing> Monday: Tuesday: Climbing Wall open! There will be open climbing from 8 - 10 pm at the Nate Lowe Climbing Wall in the Towne Field House. No experience necessary. All equipment provided. Wednesday: Climbing Wall open! There will be open climbing from 8 - 10 pm at the Nate Lowe Climbing Wall in the Towne Field House. No experience necessary. All equipment provided. Thursday: Climbing Wall open! Non cis-male climbing from 8 - 9 pm! From 9 - 10 there will be open climbing at the Nate Lowe Climbing Wall. No experience necessary. All equipment provided. Slacklining! Join us to explore one of the gems of the WOC equipment room— slacklines! We’ll meet on Paresky steps at 4pm, find a spot to set up and spend some time practicing our skills. No experience required. Please sign-up on this form <https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1gucPLYEiUA31VmCRteABDI4jTDcCXuSrUD4H6qowkDw/edit#gid=1793365215> and email Isabel (isa2) with any questions! Friday: Saturday: Rose Ledge Rock Climbing Bouldering Trip We’ll be bringing pads out to a couple of different boulders at Rose Ledge and climbing on them! No experience necessary! Meet at the WOC equipment room at 9 AM to check equipment before loading up on a college van for the drive to Rose Ledge. The drive will be about an hour and a half each way. Expect to return around 5 PM. Wear stretchy clothes and dress for the weather. Expect about a mile of walking to get to the crag. Bring a lunch, a full water bottle (or two), and climbing shoes if you have them! If not, they will be provided. Please sign up on this form <https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1gucPLYEiUA31VmCRteABDI4jTDcCXuSrUD4H6qowkDw/edit?usp=sharing> and email [log in to unmask] with any questions! The Williams Outing Club (est. 1915) ------------------------------ Find us online at woc.williams.edu and @WOCstagram <https://www.instagram.com/wocstagram/>! Equipment Room: Paresky, Level M WOC Office: 2nd Floor Paresky ------------------------------ To remove yourself from this list send an email to [log in to unmask] with the message body "signoff outing-news-l" OR go to listserv.williams.edu <https://listserv.williams.edu/cgi-bin/wa?A0=OUTING-NEWS-L> and follow the instructions there. Note that if you are subscribed with your unix ( [log in to unmask]) style e-mail address, you may need to get a password for this address as well. -- David Ackerson Asst. 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