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College Outdoors

2014 New Student Trip Information

for Incoming Students

 

 Welcome!

College Outdoors provides the Lewis & Clark College community with access to the spectacular outdoor environments of the Pacific Northwest through a variety of activities including cross-country skiing, backpacking, whitewater sports, sea kayaking, and hiking.

Participants find themselves at the mountains, rivers, deserts, and coasts that span across Oregon, California, and Washington. College Outdoors’ trips are open to Lewis & Clark undergraduates, graduate students, law students, faculty, and staff.  Trips promise friendly people, fresh air, and fantastic scenery.

College Outdoors offers practical leadership opportunities. Students are encouraged to get involved with College Outdoors by volunteering.  Continued involvement can lead to trip leading opportunities and other staff positions.

To sign up for a trip, visit the College Outdoors office in Templeton Campus Center or call 503-768-7116.

Please click here for our mission statement, and stop by our office to see our official policies and procedures. 


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Feel free to get in touch with us!

Monday – Friday:  9am – 5pm
244 Templeton Campus Center
503.768.7116
outdoors@lclark.edu

Events

April 18th, 2014

  • All Day: Deschutes Rafting #2
    Friday, April 18-Saturday, April 19
    Signup Begins: Friday, March 14
    Pre-Trip Meeting (PTM): Tuesday, April 15, 4:30 pm

    Central Oregon’s Deschutes River features seven major rapids in twelve miles, making this one of the premier rafting rivers in the state. You will get wet, and you need to paddle hard! This trip is not recommended for non-swimmers, but if you like whitewater–this is an awesome time! 

    until April 19

April 19th, 2014

  • All Day: Canoe Estacada Lake #1
    Saturday, Saturday, April 19
    Signup Begins: Friday, March 14
    Pre-Trip Meeting (PTM): Tuesday, April 1, 5 PM 

    Learn the basics of flatwater canoeing while paddling around this gem of a waterway southeast of Portland. This lake, set in a scenic gorge, is a perfect place to build paddling skills while in a pristine environment. Lunch will be on the late, and the trip will return back to campus before dinner.
  • All Day: Deschutes Rafting #2
    Friday, April 18-Saturday, April 19
    Signup Begins: Friday, March 14
    Pre-Trip Meeting (PTM): Tuesday, April 15, 4:30 pm

    Central Oregon’s Deschutes River features seven major rapids in twelve miles, making this one of the premier rafting rivers in the state. You will get wet, and you need to paddle hard! This trip is not recommended for non-swimmers, but if you like whitewater–this is an awesome time! 

April 20th, 2014

  • All Day: Canoe Estacada Lake #2
    Saturday, Sunday, April 20
    Signup Begins: Friday, March 14
    Pre-Trip Meeting (PTM): Tuesday, April 1, 5:30 PM 

    Learn the basics of flatwater canoeing while paddling around this gem of a waterway southeast of Portland. This lake, set in a scenic gorge, is a perfect place to build paddling skills while in a pristine environment. Lunch will be on the late, and the trip will return back to campus before dinner.

April 21st, 2014

  • Image preview Climbing Shuttle
    Meet outside of the Bon at 7:30

    Join us every week on Mondays & Thursdays from 7:30-9:30 PM for the shuttle to the Circuit Gym. Gym membership is $10/visit or $49/month for LC students (not including equipment rental), or consider joining the climbing club for further subsidies.  Contact climbing@lclark.edu to join the club, and stop by the office to sign up for specific shuttle dates.
    until 2:00am

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