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.

Adaptive Trip Inquiries

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 Rodney Ley at rodney.ley@colostate.edu at the time of your registration to discuss options.

FALL 2018 TRIPS  

Click the titles below to expand the boxes and read more about each trip.

Fall registration open as of August 16, 2018 at 5:00pm.

 

Spend an evening trying out bouldering problems in Fort Collin’s most iconic spot! There will be a variety of bouldering problems available to try out for any climbing level. This class will teach you the basics of bouldering techniques, bouldering safety, and how to really send these routes! 

Download trip info sheet here.   

Want to experience Horsetooth Reservoir in a new way? This course will introduce you to the art of stand up paddle boarding in a beautiful location. There will be guided instruction on how to use the gear and equipment followed by an exploration of the reservoir on the paddle boards.

Download trip info sheet here.

This trip is designed for anyone interested in backpacking in Colorado.  It is a great introduction to overnight backpacking if you have never backpacked before – or an awesome weekend getaway into the Cameron Pass/Rocky Mountain National Park area if you have experience. This trip has something for everyone!

Download trip info sheet here.

Want to experience Horsetooth Reservoir in a new way? This course will introduce you to the art of stand up paddle boarding in a beautiful location. There will be guided instruction on how to use the gear and equipment followed by an exploration of the reservoir on the paddle boards.

Download trip info sheet here.

Want to take your climbing skill to the next level? Intro to Rock Climbing is the perfect chance for entry level climbers to take their climbing outside. This class will teach you essential climbing techniques and safety procedures to get you on the rock every weekend!

Download trip info sheet here.

Do you want to fully experience the outdoors? Take a more mindful approach to the outdoors and expand your yoga practice with beautiful scenery. Come enjoy exploring a local hiking trail with a guided yoga session at a special spot (no experience necessary).

Download trip info sheet here. 

Placing gear, building anchors, and exploring new routes – get ready for a day of trad climbing! This class will help develop and expand your skills as a climber to explore the realm of traditional climbing including the fundamentals of leading on trad gear.

Download trip info sheet here.

This trip is designed for anyone interested in backpacking in Colorado.  It is a great introduction to overnight backpacking if you have never backpacked before – or an awesome weekend getaway into the Cameron Pass/Rocky Mountain National Park area if you have experience.  This trip has something for everyone!

Download trip info sheet here.

Want to learn a new skill in an alpine environment? This course will introduce you to the basics of alpine ice and snow climbing and cover the fundamentals of ice axe and crampon use, self-arrest and glacier travel. This course will help to develop your skills as a climber and a mountaineer.

Download trip info sheet here.

Come explore the beauty of Rocky Mountain National Park! This hike meanders past stunning rock formations to the remote mountain cirques, with a view of towering, snow-covered peaks.

Download trip info sheet here.

Want to learn a new skill in an alpine environment? This course will introduce you to the basics of alpine ice and snow climbing and cover the fundamentals of ice axe and crampon use, self-arrest and glacier travel. This course will help to develop your skills as a climber and a mountaineer.

Download trip info sheet here.

Want to take your climbing skill to the next level? Intro to Rock Climbing is the perfect chance for entry level climbers to take their climbing outside. This class will teach you essential climbing techniques and safety procedures to get you on the rock every weekend.

Download trip info sheet here.

Come explore the beauty of Rocky Mountain National Park! This hike meanders past stunning rock formations to the remote mountain cirques, with a view of towering, snow-covered peaks.

Download trip info sheet here. 

Placing gear, building anchors, and exploring new routes – get ready for a day of trad climbing! This class will help develop and expand your skills as a climber to explore the realm of traditional climbing including the fundamentals of leading on trad gear.

Download trip info sheet here.

Come explore the beauty of Rocky Mountain National Park! This hike meanders past stunning rock formations to the remote mountain cirques, with a view of towering, snow-covered peaks.

Download trip info sheet here.

This 6-day, 5-night backpacking trip is an adventurous visit to the beautiful Moab, Utah area around Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. This trip is aimed towards people who would like to expand their backpacking knowledge and experience. Your group will backpack around Moab and sample a number of beautiful hiking trails in the area. No prior experience is necessary, but be ready for long days outdoors. 

Download trip info sheet here.

Experience the start of winter in Colorado! Spend a day snowshoeing in Cameron Pass with beautiful views. This trip is designed to teach participants the basics of snowshoeing in the backcountry. 

Download trip info sheet here.

The AIARE 1 is a 24-hour introduction to decision making in avalanche terrain. This is a full 3-day course for recreational winter backcountry users. Students can expect to develop a good grounding in how to prepare for and carry out a trip, understand basic decision making while in the field, and learn rescue techniques required to find and dig up a buried person (if an avalanche occurs and someone in the party is caught).

Download trip info sheet here

The AIARE 1 is a 24-hour introduction to decision making in avalanche terrain. This is a full 3-day course for recreational winter backcountry users. Students can expect to develop a good grounding in how to prepare for and carry out a trip, understand basic decision making while in the field, and learn rescue techniques required to find and dig up a buried person (if an avalanche occurs and someone in the party is caught).

Download trip info sheet here.

Experience ice climbing at the world-famous Ouray Ice Park! Our four-day trip will include days of learning about the skill of vertical ice climbing and the fundamentals of ice protection and anchoring. The group will stay in small dorm-style lodging and make their way into Ouray for dinner each night (restaurant meals not included in fee). 

Download trip info sheet here.

Experience ice climbing at the world-famous Ouray Ice Park! Our four-day trip will include days of learning about the skill of vertical ice climbing and the fundamentals of ice protection and anchoring. The group will stay in small dorm-style lodging and make their way into Ouray for dinner each night (restaurant meals not included in fee). 

Download trip info sheet here.