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August 31st, 2016

  • Image preview 5:00pm: Open House Welcome
    Come learn what College Outdoors is all about! We will give a tour of our warehouse facility at Sequoia, tell you about the trips and events we have planned this year, and even talk about how to start working your way up the CO “Leader Ladder”

September 4th, 2016

  • Image preview 9:00am: Oregon Coast Railride

    Oregon Coast Railride
    Sign up (at College Outdoors, Templeton 244) begins on Friday, August 26th at 9am!

    Enjoy the unique experience of pedaling along a portion of the Port of Tillamook Bay Railroad!


    Join Student Activities and College Outdoor for a pedal-powered ride from Bay City to the City of Tillamook followed by an ice cream treat at the Tillamook Factory!

September 7th, 2016

  • Image preview 5:00pm: Open House
    Join College Outdoors at the Sequoia Warehouse for weekly sessions on outdoor leadership topics ranging from stove use, to tree ID, to cultural competency. Everyone is welcome, but some sessions have limited space available so please RSVP!

September 9th, 2016

  • Image preview All Day: Backpack Indian Heaven Wilderness

    Trip sign-up begins: Friday, August 26 at 9:00am

    Pre-Trip Meeting: Tuesday, September 6 at 4:45pm


    This sub-alpine environment just north of the Columbia River Gorge is dotted with dozens of fascinating lakes. Fall colors will brighten the trailside as the hike features unbeatable views of Mt. Adams, Mt. St. Helens, Mt. Rainier, and Mt. Hood. On the trip, we’ll explore some of the trails and lakes of this high plateau while hiking with packs containing all we need for the weekend. Inclement weather alternative: Deschutes River Canyon.

    until September 11
  • Image preview All Day: Waldo Lake Kayaking Weekend

    Trip sign-up begins: Friday, August 26 at 9:00am

    Pre-Trip Meeting: Tuesday, September 6 at 5:00pm

     

    Imagine floating on water so clear it looks like you’re flying! Waldo Lake, perched at an elevation of 5,400 feet in the Cascade Mountains, is the second clearest lake in the world. On this trip we will be camping on the shore of Waldo Lake. We’ll explore this 10 mile long lake by sea kayak on Saturday and Sunday before returning Sunday evening.

    until September 11

September 10th, 2016

  • Image preview All Day: Backpack Indian Heaven Wilderness

    Trip sign-up begins: Friday, August 26 at 9:00am

    Pre-Trip Meeting: Tuesday, September 6 at 4:45pm


    This sub-alpine environment just north of the Columbia River Gorge is dotted with dozens of fascinating lakes. Fall colors will brighten the trailside as the hike features unbeatable views of Mt. Adams, Mt. St. Helens, Mt. Rainier, and Mt. Hood. On the trip, we’ll explore some of the trails and lakes of this high plateau while hiking with packs containing all we need for the weekend. Inclement weather alternative: Deschutes River Canyon.

    until September 11
  • Image preview All Day: Deschutes Rafting #1

    Trip sign-up begins: Friday, August 26 at 9:00 am

    Pre-Trip Meeting: Tuesday, September 6 at 4:30 pm


    Central Oregon’s Deschutes River features seven major rapids (rated Class 3+) in ten miles, making this one of the premier rafting rivers in the state. This beautiful river runs through juniper and sagebrush country in the rain shadow of the Cascade Mountains. We’ll leave on Saturday morning to spend the day rafting, and camp out near the take-out Saturday night.

    until September 11
  • Image preview All Day: Surf the Oregon Coast Day Trip

    Trip sign-up begins: Friday, August 26 at 9:00am

    Pre-Trip Meeting: Tuesday, September 6 at 5:30pm


    Ever wanted to learn how to surf? Join us as we head to the Oregon Coast to surf for the day. Participants need to be good swimmers prepared to learn the basics of surfing. Fees includes transportation from campus, surfing equipment rental (including wetsuits), and instruction. This is an awesome opportunity to learn to surf and enjoy the beautiful Oregon Coast!

  • Image preview All Day: Waldo Lake Kayaking Weekend

    Trip sign-up begins: Friday, August 26 at 9:00am

    Pre-Trip Meeting: Tuesday, September 6 at 5:00pm

     

    Imagine floating on water so clear it looks like you’re flying! Waldo Lake, perched at an elevation of 5,400 feet in the Cascade Mountains, is the second clearest lake in the world. On this trip we will be camping on the shore of Waldo Lake. We’ll explore this 10 mile long lake by sea kayak on Saturday and Sunday before returning Sunday evening.

    until September 11

September 11th, 2016

  • Image preview All Day: Backpack Indian Heaven Wilderness

    Trip sign-up begins: Friday, August 26 at 9:00am

    Pre-Trip Meeting: Tuesday, September 6 at 4:45pm


    This sub-alpine environment just north of the Columbia River Gorge is dotted with dozens of fascinating lakes. Fall colors will brighten the trailside as the hike features unbeatable views of Mt. Adams, Mt. St. Helens, Mt. Rainier, and Mt. Hood. On the trip, we’ll explore some of the trails and lakes of this high plateau while hiking with packs containing all we need for the weekend. Inclement weather alternative: Deschutes River Canyon.