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.

Spring 2019 Trips

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

Course Enrollment Begins Tuesday 22 January 2019

 

Fresh snow, no crowds, and endless terrain – sounds like backcountry skiing! Our backcountry skiing class will take you to beautiful Cameron Pass up the Poudre Canyon to learn the basics of backcountry skiing and avalanche safety.

NOTE: This is NOT a Learn-to-Ski course; backcountry skiing requires prior ski experience equivalent to skiing "blue/black runs" at a downhill ski resort. We will be traveling through advanced backcountry terrain that requires advanced skills. Please take this into consideration upon signing up for this course.

Backcountry ski equipment, avalanche safety gear, and van transportation is provided.

Winter is here! Now is the perfect time to get out in the snow and learn the fundamentals of 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.

 

Fresh snow, no crowds, and endless terrain – sounds like backcountry skiing! Our backcountry skiing class will take you to beautiful Cameron Pass up the Poudre Canyon to learn the basics of backcountry skiing and avalanche safety.

NOTE: This is NOT a Learn-to-Ski course; backcountry skiing requires prior ski experience equivalent to skiing "blue/black runs" at a downhill ski resort. We will be traveling through advanced backcountry terrain that requires advanced skills. Please take this into consideration upon signing up for this course.

Backcountry ski equipment, avalanche safety gear, and van transportation is provided.

Experience winter in the Colorado Mountains! Spend a day snowshoeing with beautiful views in Cameron Pass or Rocky Mountain National park. This trip is designed to teach participants the basics of snowshoeing in the backcountry.

Experience winter in the Colorado Mountains! Spend a day snowshoeing with beautiful views in Cameron Pass or Rocky Mountain National park. This trip is designed to teach participants the basics of snowshoeing in the backcountry.

Winter is here! Now is the perfect time to get out in the snow and learn the fundamentals of 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.

Fresh snow, no crowds, and endless terrain – sounds like backcountry skiing! Our backcountry skiing class will take you to beautiful Cameron Pass up the Poudre Canyon to learn the basics of backcountry skiing and avalanche safety.

NOTE: This is NOT a Learn-to-Ski course; backcountry skiing requires prior ski experience equivalent to skiing "blue/black runs" at a downhill ski resort. We will be traveling through advanced backcountry terrain that requires advanced skills. Please take this into consideration upon signing up for this course.

Backcountry ski equipment, avalanche safety gear, and van transportation is provided.

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.

Winter is here! Now is the perfect time to get out in the snow and learn the fundamentals of 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.

Fresh snow, no crowds, and endless terrain – sounds like backcountry skiing! Our backcountry skiing class will take you to beautiful Cameron Pass up the Poudre Canyon to learn the basics of backcountry skiing and avalanche safety.

NOTE: This is NOT a Learn-to-Ski course; backcountry skiing requires prior ski experience equivalent to skiing "blue/black runs" at a downhill ski resort. We will be traveling through advanced backcountry terrain that requires advanced skills. Please take this into consideration upon signing up for this course.

Backcountry ski equipment, avalanche safety gear, and van transportation is provided.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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).

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.