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 new 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.

SPRING 2017 TRIPS  

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Add a big dose of adventure to your winter—experience ice climbing in the world-famous Ouray Ice Park. This experience includes all the necessary technical climbing gear such as ice boots, crampons, ice tools, and related gear.  Prior belaying experience required. Van transport, dorm-style lodging and climbing instructors are included.

Download the trip info sheet here.

 

Add a big dose of adventure to your winter—experience ice climbing in the world-famous Ouray Ice Park. This experience includes all the necessary technical climbing gear such as ice boots, crampons, ice tools, and related gear.  Prior belaying experience required. Van transport, dorm-style lodging and climbing instructors are included.

Download the trip info sheet here.

 

Welcome in the New Year with an adventurous ski hut trip to the Colorado State Forest. This three-day adventure will take you high into the backcountry to experience skiing in a high alpine environment.  Our group will stay in cozy huts with wood burning stoves and fantastic views. NOTE: This is NOT a learn-to-ski course; participants must have prior skiing experience.  Backcountry ski equipment, avalanche safety gear, group food, instructors and van transportation is provided.

Download the trip info sheet here.

Winter is here! Now is the perfect time to get out in the snow and learn the fundamentals of alpine skiing or snowboarding. This class is geared toward beginners who want to learn the basic skills needed to enjoy resort skiing or riding. Trip includes van transportation, full-day lift ticket, basic ski or snowboard instruction, rental skis or snowboard all at Snowy Range Ski Resort outside Laramie, Wyoming.

Download the trip info sheet here.

Fresh snow, no crowds or endless lines – sounds like backcountry skiing! Our backcountry skiing class will take you to beautiful Cameron Pass up Poudre Canyon to learn the basics of backcountry skiing and avalanche safety. NOTE: This is NOT a learn-to-ski class; participants must have prior ski experience. Backcountry ski equipment, avalanche safety gear, and van transportation is provided.

Download the trip info sheet here.

 

Winter is here! Now is the perfect time to get out in the snow and learn the fundamentals of alpine skiing or snowboarding. This class is geared toward beginners who want to learn the basic skills needed to enjoy resort skiing or riding. Trip includes van transportation, full-day lift ticket, basic ski or snowboard instruction, rental skis or snowboard all at Snowy Range Ski Resort outside Laramie, Wyoming.

Download the trip info sheet here.

 

Ready to get off campus and have an adventure in the snow? Our snowshoeing trip lets you explore all that winter has to offer in a low-tech, easy-to-learn winter travel experience. Our goal is to snowshoe to Lake Agnes on Cameron Pass at 10,290 feet. Snowshoes and van transportation provided.

Download the trip info sheet here.

Fresh snow, no crowds, and endless lines – sounds like backcountry skiing! Our backcountry skiing class will take you to beautiful Cameron Pass up Poudre Canyon to learn the basics of backcountry skiing and avalanche safety. NOTE: This is NOT a learn-to-ski class; participants must have prior ski experience. Backcountry ski equipment, avalanche safety gear, and van transportation is provided.

Download the trip info sheet here.

Our snowshoeing trip to Rocky Mountain National Park lets you explore all that winter has to offer in a low-tech, easy-to-learn winter travel experience. Join us as we explore the wonders of one of the nation’s premier national parks. Snowshoes and van transportation provided.

Download the trip info sheet here.

Fresh snow, no crowds, and endless lines – sounds like backcountry skiing! Our backcountry skiing class will take you to beautiful Cameron Pass up Poudre Canyon to learn the basics of backcountry skiing and avalanche safety. NOTE: This is NOT a learn-to-ski class; participants must have prior ski experience. Backcountry ski equipment, avalanche safety gear, and van transportation is provided.

Download the trip info sheet here.

Spring skiing is here! Now is the perfect time to get out in the snow and learn the fundamentals of alpine skiing or snowboarding. This class is geared toward beginners who want to learn the basic skills needed to enjoy resort skiing or riding. Trip includes van transportation, full-day lift ticket, basic ski or snowboard instruction, rental skis or snowboard all at Snowy Range Ski Resort outside Laramie, Wyoming.

Download the trip info sheet here.

Fresh snow, no crowds, and endless lines – sounds like backcountry skiing! Our backcountry skiing class will take you to beautiful Cameron Pass up Poudre Canyon to learn the basics of backcountry skiing and avalanche safety. NOTE: This is NOT a learn-to-ski class; participants must have prior ski experience. Backcountry ski equipment, avalanche safety gear, and van transportation is provided.

Download the trip info sheet here.

Our snowshoeing trip to Rocky Mountain National Park lets you explore all that winter has to offer in a low-tech, easy-to-learn winter travel experience. Join us as we explore the wonders of one of the nation’s premier national parks. Snowshoes and van transportation provided.

Download the trip info sheet here.

Add a big dose of adventure to your winter—experience ice climbing and swing ice tools up in Rocky Mountain National Park! The class will teach you the basics of waterfall ice climbing in a stunning location. Van transportation, double boots, crampons, ice tools and snowshoes provided. NOTE: This is NOT a learn-to-climb trip; participants must have prior climbing experience.

Download the trip info sheet here.

Spring Break is finally here! This three-day adventure will take you high into the Colorado State Forest near Cameron Pass to experience skiing in a high alpine environment.  Our group will stay in cozy huts with wood burning stoves and fantastic views. NOTE: This is NOT a learn-to-ski course; participants must have prior skiing experience.  Backcountry ski equipment, avalanche safety gear, group food, instructors and van transportation is provided.

Download the trip info sheet here.

Spring Break is finally here! This three-day adventure will take you high into the Colorado State Forest near Cameron Pass to experience skiing in a high alpine environment.  Our group will stay in cozy huts with wood burning stoves and fantastic views. NOTE: This is NOT a learn-to-ski course; participants must have prior skiing experience.  Backcountry ski equipment, avalanche safety gear, group food, instructors and van transportation is provided.

Download the trip info sheet here.

 

Fresh snow, no crowds, and endless lines – sounds like backcountry skiing! Our backcountry skiing class will take you to beautiful Cameron Pass up Poudre Canyon to learn the basics of backcountry skiing and avalanche safety. NOTE: This is NOT a learn-to-ski class; participants must have prior ski experience. Backcountry ski equipment, avalanche safety gear, and van transportation is provided.

Download the trip info sheet here.

Ready to get off campus and have an adventure in the snow? Our snowshoeing trip lets you explore all that winter has to offer in a low-tech, easy-to-learn winter travel experience. Our goal is to snowshoe to Lake Agnes on Cameron Pass at 10,290 feet. Snowshoes and van transportation provided.

Download the trip info sheet here.

Sick of climbing in the gym all winter? Intro to Rock Climbing is the perfect chance to enjoy the spring weather and to learn a new skill for the summer season. This class will teach you essential climbing techniques and safety procedures to get you on the rock every weekend.

Download the 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. Come learn a whole new side to rock climbing.

Download the 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. Come learn a whole new side to rock climbing.

Download the trip info sheet here.

 

Ready to take your climbing to the next level? Join us for a day of sport climbing to develop and expand your skills as a climber, and learn the proper technique for leading and belaying sport climbs. Come learn a whole new side to rock climbing.

Download the trip info sheet here.

Sick of climbing in the gym all winter? Intro to Rock Climbing is the perfect chance to enjoy the spring weather and to learn a new skill for the summer season. This class will teach you essential climbing techniques and safety procedures to get you on the rock every weekend.

Download the trip info sheet here.

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

Download the trip info sheet here.

Deeply nestled in Rocky Mountain National Park lies Ouzel Lake. This 10-mile hike allows you to explore the wonders of one of the nation’s premier national parks. Get your pack ready for a day full of hiking!

Download the trip info sheet here.