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January 28th, 2017

  • Image preview All Day: Mount Hood Snowshoe 1
    Trip sign-up begins: Friday, Dec. 2

    Snowshoe on the trails around Oregon’s tallest volcano! Weather permitting, we’ll head up one of the trails on the east side of Mt. Hood, looking for great views of the mountain. Snowshoeing takes a fair amount of energy, but it is great exercise and doesn’t require any previous experience.

January 29th, 2017

  • Image preview All Day: X-Country Ski Day Clinic 1
    Sign-up begins: Friday, Dec 2

    This is a one-day trip to Teacup Lake Nordic Area on Mt. Hood for cross-country skiers.  After a beginning ski skills clinic, we will head out to explore the surrounding groomed ski trails and practice the techniques we’ve learned.  The trip fee includes all transportation and gear.  If you are a more experienced skier, you are welcome to sign up for this trip to get out and do some more independent skiing (skate or classic) on the 20 km of trails at Teacup Lake.

February 4th, 2017

  • Image preview All Day: Mt. Hood Snowshoe w/Anne Bentley
    Join chemistry professor Anne Bentley for a snowshoe hike on Mt Hood and conversation centered on the pre-human and human history of the area. Snowshoeing takes a fair amount of energy, but it is great exercise and doesn’t require any previous experience. 
  • Image preview All Day: Oregon Coast Hike 1
    Join us on the Oregon Coast to hike along the ocean beaches and surrounding trails to find huge Sitka spruce trees, ferns, cascading streams, and waterfalls. We’ll hike through forest to bays and coves where we can watch waves crash. The seven-mile round trip hike traverses emerald green coastal forests showcasing Oregon’s natural treasures.
  • Image preview All Day: Mount Hood Snowshoe Day Trip 2
    Sign up begins: Friday, Dec 2

    Snowshoe on the trails around Oregon’s tallest volcano!  Weather permitting, we’ll head up one of the trails on the east side of Mt. Hood, looking for great views of the mountain. Snowshoeing takes a fair amount of energy, but it is great exercise and doesn’t require any previous experience. 

February 5th, 2017

  • Image preview All Day: X-Country Ski Day Clinic 2
    Sign-up begins: Friday, Dec 2

    This is a one-day trip to Teacup Lake Nordic Area on Mt. Hood for cross-country skiers.  After a beginning ski skills clinic, we will head out to explore the surrounding groomed ski trails and practice the techniques we’ve learned.  The trip fee includes all transportation and gear.  If you are a more experienced skier, you are welcome to sign up for this trip to get out and do some more independent skiing (skate or classic) on the 20 km of trails at Teacup Lake

February 11th, 2017

  • Image preview All Day: Eastern Columbia River Gorge Hike 1
    Come explore the dry side of the Columbia River Gorge east of the town of Hood River. This dramatic landscape, sculpted by the largest floods in earth’s geologic history, has spectacular hiking trails, a lot less rain, and usually a good supply of sunshine. Join us to get some exercise, fresh air, and to see spring come to the east side of the Cascade mountains while hiking up to some stunning viewpoints above the Columbia River.
  • Image preview All Day: Intermediate X-Country Ski Clinic 3
    This is a one-day trip to Teacup Lake Nordic Area on Mt. Hood for INTERMEDIATE level cross-country skiers.  After a ski skills clinic that builds on basic skills, we will head out to explore the surrounding groomed ski trails and practice the techniques we’ve learned. The trip is appropriate for people who already have basic cross-country ski skills.  The trip fee includes all transportation and gear.  If you are a more experienced skier, you are welcome to sign up for this trip to get out and do some more independent skiing (skate or classic) on the 20 km of trails at Teacup Lake.
  • Image preview All Day: Mt Hood Snowshoe Daytrip 3
    Sign up begins: Friday, Jan 20

    Snowshoe on the trails around Oregon’s tallest volcano!  Weather permitting, we’ll head up one of the trails on the east side of Mt. Hood, looking for great views of the mountain. Snowshoeing takes a fair amount of energy, but it is great exercise and doesn’t require any previous experience. 

February 12th, 2017

  • Image preview All Day: Map & Compass Snowshoe
    Explore the backcountry of Oregon’s tailless volcano by snowshoe! This clinic establishes an understanding of the tools and basic navigation skills required for outdoor exploration. The knowledge you can gain can form an important part of your leadership development, and is useful for anyone who loves to take outdoor trips. Snowshoeing takes a fair amount of energy, but it is great exercise and doesn’t require any previous experience.