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TENATATIVE: Home at Homecoming

Thursday, Sep 24, All Day

Details TBD.

Plan: tree climbing? Float? Tree swing? Get involved with homecoming activities

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Hike into Green River Narrows Whitewater Race

Saturday, Nov 7, All Day
Henderson, NC

Details TBD.

From last year:

This is your chance to watch some of the best paddlers in the area crush some gnarly rapids. We will spectate and cheer these homies on after having hiked to the river.  The cost for this event is FREE, and the drive is 1 hour. Gear Required: -day pack -cold weather gear -rain jacket -snacks/ bring lunch and water -good shoes/ hiking boots To check out past races and some more information please visit:  http://greenrace.amongstit.com/

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TENTATIVE: Halloween Ziplining - Costumes Encouraged!

Saturday, Oct 31, All Day

Details TBD.

See Brooke Dame and Noah Zimmermann

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TENTATIVE: Music Festival

Saturday, Oct 17, All Day

Details TBD.

See Susie Wold

This event does not require an RSVP.

TENTATIVE: Fall Expedition

Oct 9 - Oct 12

Details TBD.

See Alyssa Clay and Brendan Lutz Plan: Multi day camping/backpacking/ climbing expedition in the Linville/ Grandfather mountain area  

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TENTATIVE: Caving in Saluda

Saturday, Oct 3, All Day

Details TBD.  See Brooks Dame.

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TENTATIVE: Mt. Mitchell Hike

Saturday, Sep 26, All Day

Strenuous and glorious!  Details TBD.  See Brendan Lutz

This event does not require an RSVP.

TENTATIVE: Whitewater Rafting. MAJOR TRIP! Possibly multi-day

Saturday, Sep 19, All Day

Details TBD.  See Brendan Lutz

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TENTATIVE: Paris Mt Hike & Swim

Saturday, Sep 12, All Day

Details TBD.  See Will Lewis

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TENTATIVE: Table Rock Hike

Saturday, Sep 5, All Day

TBD.  See Brendan Lutz

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Lower Green Whitewater Paddling Trip

Saturday, Aug 29, All Day
Meet @ Rabbit Hole. Destination: Green River, near Saluda, NC

If the trip is full, email Clayton.Burton /at/ Furman with your ph# and I'll put you on the waiting list.

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

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, essential skills.  Once we start downstream, there'll be opportunities to practice those and...

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Lower Green Whitewater Paddling Trip

Sunday, Apr 19, All Day
Meet @ Rabbit Hole. Destination: Green River, near Saluda, NC

If the trip is full, email Clayton.Burton /at/ Furman with your ph# and I'll put you on the waiting list.

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

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 learning the most basic and essential skills.  Once we start downstream, there'll be opportunities to practice those and there'll also be...

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Limited spaces available

Blue Ghost Fireflies

Tuesday, Apr 7, 7:30 pm
Meet at Rabbit Hole

Not enough interest.  Cancelled.

 

The Blue Ghost Firefly is a very rare type of firefly.  As far as I know they are only found in certain places in the southern Appalachians and are only seen during their approximately 1 month long mating season.  Their light is a starlight blue color and it burns for several seconds at a time. Much longer than the more common fireflies.  They drift along a few feet off the ground and the effect is very strange.  It looks like a small...

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funeral for Eric Weigel

Hello FUOC,

I'm bearing bad news.

Eric Weigel was an active member of FUOC. Many of you know by now that he passed away last week in a kayaking accident.  Alecia made a nice post about this in the FUOC OrgSync page that you should check out.

 

His memorial service will be held tomorrow at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, June 13, 2013, at The Cathedral of All Souls, 9 Swan St. (Biltmore Village), Asheville, NC...

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Slater-Marietta Park renamed Jimi Turner Park

Slater-Marietta Park was renamed Jimi Turner Park to honor this long-time Greenville Rec employee and volunteer. Jimi has selflessly given himself over the years and made his community a better place through hard work and devotion to helping people in need. He is a true inspiration to everyone at Greenville Rec.

Find a listing of many other parks in the Greenville County Rec Department (GRCD) website.

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Mt Bike Skills Park in TR Needs Volunteers

A popular destination on the GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail is Gateway Park, home to the expanding bike skills flow park. This park is just a 15 minute bicycle ride from Furman! A grant from the federally-funded Recreational Trails Program is enabling us to expand the trails throughout the park. To do so we need lots of volunteers to roll up their sleeves and pitch in. We will be working several weekends in February & March. 

If you can help, visit the...

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Boating, biking, and cave climbing oh my!

Hello FUOC! Here's a quick update on upcoming FUOC events!

Kayak Roll practice No kayak roll practice this Wed b/c of Halloween. I plan to be there next Wed though. If you'd like to come, sign up! Green River Extreme Whitewater Race! This Sat Nov 3, 2012 is the Green River Extreme Whitewater Race! We'll be leaving Furman at 9am. For more info on this free event and great hike, see the entry on our calendar. Bicycling to...

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Kayak Roll Practice

Wednesday, Nov 7, 6:30 pm
Westside Aquatic Complex, Greenville, SC

Come out and learn to roll a kayak, work on your technique, or to help others. Cost is $7.

FUOC can provide gear for several people.

We'll leave from the garage at the Vinings at 6:30pm and be back by 9:00pm.

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Paul S Lee

I'll bring my SUV so I can carry two boats, but Brittany wants to come to.

Paul S Lee

Sorry guys, work piled up and me and I won't be able to go until two weeks from now. Anyone game then?

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