Take a Trip

Venture out into Colorado’s backcountry with our experienced trip instructors.

Outdoor Gear Rental

Did you know we rent gear? Check out our outdoor gear rentals!

Climb On!

Our Climbing Wall offers bouldering, roped climbing, competitions, and more.

ColoRADo Adventures

Experience the Rocky Mountains and all they have to offer with our Outdoor Program, which offers guided trips, classes, and events each semester. Register and participate in trips to learn to rock climb, backpack, ski or join us for other activities like day hiking, snowshoeing, trail running, or ice climbing. Trip registration costs cover things like transportation, equipment, food, lodging, and instruction/guiding from trained Outdoor Program Instructors.

Sign-up for one of our Outdoor Program classes which take place on campus, and learn a variety of skills like backcountry cooking, rock climbing anchors, navigation, avalanche awareness, and more! Classes are free and last 1-2 hours on weeknights.

Rent common outdoor recreation equipment from our Outdoor Gear Rental program with the purchase of a semester rental pass. Equipment items include tents, sleeping bags, backpacks, snowshoes, local maps and guidebooks! Stop by our Outdoor Resource Room for information and assistance from our knowledgeable staff to help plan your next trip!

participants in the Outdoor Program each year

For questions or concerns or for disability-related accommodations, contact the Assistant Director of Outdoor Programs at Andy.Nelson@colostate.edu or (970) 491-0964.