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Hike Mount Mitchell

Saturday, Apr 8, All Day

contacts: Julia Britt & Susie Wold

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Cave @ Worleys

Saturday, Mar 18, 3:30 am
Worley's (Morril's / Morrell) Cave near Bluff City, TN

contacts: Susie Wold

(was to be camp & cave by JD Parsons & Sam Crummett & Susie Wold)

(before that was to be day hike by JD Parsons & Sam Crummett)

plan: drive to TN, cave, eat at Cootie Brown's, win

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Caving round 2 this Saturday!! The trip will set out from the Rabbit Hole this Saturday, March 18th at 8:30am. Come having eaten breakfast! It is a 2 hour drive to the cave and then a 2-3hour excursion through the rocks of the...

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Gear getting turned in, on a Thursday

Hope y’all didn’t get too disappointed when a Wednesday night came and went without a FUOC email. I just thought I’d raise the anticipation and suspense.

Looking for a way to kick start your spring break? Finally finished with your midterms? Come to the FUOC movie night TONIGHT at 7:30pm at the Rabbit Hole! We’ll be showing the Valley Uprising so bring a few friends to unwind after a long beginning stretch of the semester.

Office hours are also going on tonight! If you...

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FUOC Formal

Friday, Apr 21, All Day

As the end of the year approaches, we have one big event still on our minds. FUOC FORMAL! The date has been changed! Our outdoor, chilling, grilling, dancing, hanging extraordinaire will now be on Friday April 21st. The event will be held off campus at one of our recent alumni's barn style house. Make your way to the rabbit hole at 5:00pm and we will caravan over to the location. Bring spike ball, footballs, or anything you might want to play

There will be burgers and veggie...

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Flatwater paddle on Lake Jocassee

Mar 31 - Apr 1
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Intro to Whitewater Kayaking

Sunday, Mar 26, 9 am
Lower Green

There are limited spots.

To RSVP: email Clayton.Burton*at*Furman with your ph#

If you have questions or need help finding the Rabbit Hole, call Clayton at 386-7582

Everyone is welcome!  First time FUOCers, first time paddlers, old pro's at both!  Come alone or with friends!

The Lower Green is a perfect place to paddle whitewater for the first time.  This trip will be good for all levels of paddlers.  We'll start the day playing some games and learning basic,...

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Day hike TBD (was Table Rock backpacking)

Saturday, Mar 25, All Day
Table Rock, about 30 min from Furman

Day hike.

Destination TBD.

contacts: JD Parsons & Sam Crummet

This event does not require an RSVP.

(FUOC-canceled) Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Friday, Mar 24, 7 pm
Camelot Cinemas, Greenville, SC

The event is still go of course, but FUOC didn't buy tickets due to lack of response.  By all means, if you can get tickets DO IT!  Amazing film fest.

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The Banff film fest will be visiting Gvl Fri and Sat night.  It's a wonderful 3 hour mix of outdoor films each night.  Different films each night.  Definitely worth going to both nights and FUOC's helping you get hooked up with hard-to-get tickets for this night.

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day hike by Sam & JD

Saturday, Mar 18, All Day
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Mid-term, Full-fun

(Sorry - I'm late copying this to the news feed.  Note it went to the email list on Feb 22)

 

Hello hello!

Wow! Spring break is next weekend. We're so close!

BUT we are even closer to the Climb Blue Ridge Lock In Friday Feb 24, 2017. The night starts at 10:00pm. Come to 301 Bulls Rd, Taylors, SC 29687 for a night of climbing and pizza and spending great time with pretty sweet people. For members, this is a completely free event; however, if you are not yet...

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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Friday, Feb 10, 7 pm
Camelot Cinemas, Greenville, SC
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'sending FUOC love your way

BIG shout out to everyone who went on the ski trip this weekend. It could not have gone better! I loved getting to know so many of you!

Do you have climbing gear checked out? We need it because Belay your Bae is this Sunday February 12th! Grab yourself a Bae (a friend, a frienemy, a Valentine, your favorite professor, an adopted grandparent from the Woodlands...or not), put on your leggings or comfortable pants, and get ready for a beautiful day climbing (weather in the upper 60s)...

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Backpacking Intro Trip on the Appalachian Trail

Feb 18 - Feb 19
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Backpacking trip on the Appalachian Trail. The plan is to leave Saturday February 18th and come back Sunday February 19th.

Susie Wold has more details.

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Climb at Blue Ridge Gym Lock-in

Feb 24 - Feb 25
301 Bulls Rd., Taylors, SC

The event's at the Blue Ridge gym, [http://www.rocksandropes.net/] (looks like they bought the Rocks And Ropes Internet domain)

 

Times and details TBD

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Skip trip to Winterplace, WV

Feb 3 - Feb 4
Winterplace, WV

Raffle's over and the trip's full.  Still room on the waiting list though!

Email Rachel Goding or Kincy Gibson with questions.

Cost is $50 per person.  That includes the bus ride up and back, lift tickets, ski/snow board rentals, and a meal on the way home.

This event does not require an RSVP.

Red Wolf Revival CLP

Tuesday, Jan 17, 5:30 pm
Patrick Lecture Hall

FUOC is co-sponsoring this.

 

Furman University Red Wolf Event.pdf Click to View

 

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Come chill

Thanks to everyone who has kept up their rain dances throughout the drought! The trees are smiling and so am I, especially thinking about THE Annual Rabbit Hole Ugly Sweater Chili Cookoff: Eggnogural Edition which is coming up this Saturday Dec. 3, 2016. Come to the Rabbit Hole from 6-8:30 and enjoy a variety of chilis cooked by Furman students, NGU students, and out very own favorite DH workers!

Think you can out chili the DH? There is still time to sign up!! Send...

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Thankful for you

Hey there,

FUOC, I Am That Girl, The Cothran Center, and Dr. Ranson have put our heads together to bring in Jennifer Pharr Davis, the female record holder for fastest Appalachian Trail through hike, to give a talk (CLP Pending) about lessons learned on the trail. The event will take place on November 28th from 7:00pm-8:30pm in Johns 101. Come out if you want to hear incredible and captivating stories to provide some pre-exam motivation!

Return your gear by...

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Election watch party commercial break

Today, a lot of people went out and voted. We voted in our FUOC meeting too. Be on the lookout for a sick new club shirt coming your way soon! We voted on dark gray with white ink. The design... you'll have to wait and see.

Looking for a weekend adventure? Strap on your head lamp and come explore a Saluda cave. This Saturday, arrive at the Rabbit Hole at 9:30am to head out on a caving expedition. Wear clothes that you can move in, eat breakfast a head of time, and bring those...

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Happy belated FUOC news

WOW! A FUOC email on a Thursday!? How fun!

Sadly, what is not so fun is that the Green Narrows Race Trip for this weekend was cancelled due to lack of interest and last minute changes in trip leader. BUT, because our officers are the greatest and don't want to let y'all down, we will offer a replacement trip! Meet in front of the library on Saturday at 9am. BYOBike, BYOMoney, BYOExcitement to bike on up into TR for a breakfast at Upcountry Provisions. (Might I recommend the create...

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Happy last Tuesday of October

Hi there!

A big shoutout to the people who came to the LEAF Festival last weekend! It was a blast!

Yes... THAT fun. ​

Come to Trone from 4:00-6:00 to celebrate(hug) some trees this Friday at the Shi Center's Arbor Day event!

This weekend is THE Halloween zip lining trip at the Gorge. After the raffle last week, we have 2 spots left! That means that YOU could be zip lining through a canopy of beautiful autumn trees... in a costume(if you want)... this...

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Want to zip line in a cape?

Come to Johns 201 tomorrow. 8:00PM.

 

In order to win...

the raffle...

for the HALLOWEEN GORGE TRIP.

FUOC's Halloween zip lining trip will take place Saturday October 29th at the Gorge. BUT in order to come on this costume party, high flying, thrill seeking experience you must be at the raffle tomorrow with $30.

Send us your adventure pics from this weekend and you might make it on the FUOC insta! Woohoo! #fuocfamous

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Short and sweet

First off, I have to give a big thank you to everyone who came out on Saturday night and helped make Rabbit Fest 2016 incredible!! Hopefully, we will be able to host more chill, social, outdoorsy events in the future because Saturday was rad.

 

Remember, come to Johns 101 tomorrow night at 8:00 with $15 for the LEAF festival raffle!!

We have zero planned trips this weekend because of fall break. Go on whatever adventure you so desire! Send us pictures and you just...

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Change of plans: Mt. Mitchell postponed

Hey pals!

Fact: Parent's weekend is BUSY. Fact: The Mt. Mitchell hike is a FUOC favorite. Fact: Conflict happens.

Solution: A new, fresh, more parent friendly trip for this Saturday will take the place of the Mt. Mitchell trip! Now, Mt. Mitchell is postponed for a later date TBD in order to give the opportunity to more people.

What is the plan for this weekend? Still plan on departing from the Rabbit Hole at 6:30am. We will be heading straight to Bald Rock to...

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study break for nature

Hello FUOCers,

Parentless this weekend? Never fear! Mother nature is always here for you. Come out this Saturday, Oct. 1 for the annual Mt. Mitchell Hike. This hike is a moderate to strenuous 11.2 miles, but we will move in a group! Do not be intimidated. Will leave to carpool to the campground at 6:30am from the rabbit hole. EAT breakfast beforehand or come prepared with a breakfast to eat in the car. Bring: rain/shell jacket (just in case), water (lots!), a lunch, adequate...

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