Outdoor Programs is excited to resume trips this fall, here are a few important updates:

  • Regional, interstate, and international trips/expeditions unavailable.
  • Mandatory pre-trip meetings will occur virtually only.
  • Required pre-trip documents/forms will be completed digitally whenever possible.
  • Participants and staff will self-transport separately to all locations.
  • Staff will transport all needed participant equipment to trip locations.
  • All participant equipment will be disinfected after each use upon return to the facility.
A group of OP participants enjoy the views from Horsetooth Reservoir in Fort Collins.

Outdoor Trips

The Outdoor Program hosts a variety of trips throughout the year. Check out this semester’s offerings below, and sign up at the Service Center, or use our purchasing website to reserve your spot online. Learn more about our clinics!

Join the Outdoor Program on adventures throughout Colorado! Our programs are designed to introduce you to the type of outdoors you want to experience—-rock climbing, backpacking, hiking, mountaineering, and so much more. Our information sheets are available by clicking on the orange link above to the Google Drive. Find our schedule below!

Snowshow Day Hike:

  • Section 1 : February 6
  • Section 2 : February 14
  • Section 3 : March 13

Intro to Backcountry Skiing:

  • Section 1 : February 7
  • Section 2 : February 13
  • Section 3 : February 20
  • Section 4 : March 6
  • Section 5 : March 14

Pride Outside- Snowshoe Day Hike:

  • Section 1 : February 27

Horsetooth Summit Hike:

  • Section 1 : March 28

Intro to Ice Climbing:

  • Section 1 : February 28
  • Section 2 : March 7

Intro to Rock Climbing:

  • Section 1 : April 4

The Outdoor Program in Campus Recreation is dedicated to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for participants of all ability levels. It is our goal to provide support, assistance, and accommodation whenever possible to allow everyone to participate in Outdoor Program activities. Please contact Outdoor Program Assistant Director Andy Nelson by email at Andy.Nelson@colostate.edu at the time of your registration to discuss options.