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Hey there all you Winter Waffles, POC had another great meeting last night and much fun was had by all. We talked about a couple things going on in the upcoming week. First off, Thursday Josh and I are holding a rappelling and ascending workshop at the climbing wall for POC members. This workshop will include prusiking, single rope rappelling, double rope rappelling, using ascenders, and other various skills that are considered standard for climbers. We had mentioned at the meeting that we would also be doing a navigation workshop this Friday but we have decided that will be a bit much for this week. Preparation for that workshop will involve a bit more preparation on our part if anyone will get anything out of it. Therefore we are thinking of pushing this back until at least next week. Any thoughts are welcome. On Sunday we will be going to play laser tag at Laser Storm. It is ladies night on Sunday so girls only pay $3.00 per game. Guys will pay $6.00 per game (or a li

POC: The Weekly Update

Hello all fellow outsidites, We are officially launching a new semester with the Outdoors Club and it's going to be awesome! This semester we will be going caving, ice climbing, rock climbing, hiking, backpacking, white water kayaking, ice skating laser tagging, movie watching, Oakland stomping, hot chocolate drinking, law breaking, van driving, and much much more! First, if you are new to the club you must sign a waiver and pay dues before you can go on any trips. The waivers can be found online at pittoutdoors.com , at office hours, or at the meetings. The dues for one semester are $10. This will cover transportation, lodging, and no-cost rental gear from the club for almost all of our trips. More importantly, this weekend is going to allsome! On Friday, the lovely Madelyn Kasula will be leading us on a (slightly) impromptu trip to the Schenley ice skating rink to enjoy the quick, thick, and always slick Mr. Winter "Can't Stand On Me" Ice. We will be meetin