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September 23rd, 2018

  • All Day: Crabbing with Prof. Erik Nilson

    Trip sign-up begins: Friday, September 7 at 9:00am

    Pre-Trip Meeting: Tuesday, September 18 at 5:30pm


    Join psychology professor Erik Nilsen in a boat! Learn how to catch tasty Dungeness crabs out of Nehalem Bay, and cook them up for dinner at the Oregon Coast before driving back to campus Sunday night. This event is possible thanks to co-sponsorship by Student Activities.

September 28th, 2018

  • All Day: Deschutes Rafting #3

    Trip sign-up begins: Friday, September 14 at 9:00am

    Pre-Trip Meeting: Tuesday, September 25 at 4:30pm

     

    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 Friday night to camp by the put-in & will return to campus after rafting on Saturday.

    until September 29
  • All Day: Rock Climbing at Smith Rock Weekend

    Trip sign-up begins: Friday, September 7 at 9:00am

    Pre-Trip Meeting: Tuesday, September 25 at 5:15pm

    Start scaling some of Oregon’s best rocks by joining us at Smith Rock, one of the most well-known sport climbing areas in the country. This trip will be contracted by a professional climbing guide company in the Bend area. They will provide the appropriate gear, instruction, and support for a full day of climbing. We’ll stay at a house near the park.  We’ll be climbing on Saturday. On Sunday, we’ll do some hiking in the area before heading back to LC. This is an opportunity for you to learn technique, visit a new climbing area, or take your gym climbing outdoors.

    until September 30

September 29th, 2018

  • All Day: Deschutes Rafting #3

    Trip sign-up begins: Friday, September 14 at 9:00am

    Pre-Trip Meeting: Tuesday, September 25 at 4:30pm

     

    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 Friday night to camp by the put-in & will return to campus after rafting on Saturday.

  • All Day: Rock Climbing at Smith Rock Weekend

    Trip sign-up begins: Friday, September 7 at 9:00am

    Pre-Trip Meeting: Tuesday, September 25 at 5:15pm

    Start scaling some of Oregon’s best rocks by joining us at Smith Rock, one of the most well-known sport climbing areas in the country. This trip will be contracted by a professional climbing guide company in the Bend area. They will provide the appropriate gear, instruction, and support for a full day of climbing. We’ll stay at a house near the park.  We’ll be climbing on Saturday. On Sunday, we’ll do some hiking in the area before heading back to LC. This is an opportunity for you to learn technique, visit a new climbing area, or take your gym climbing outdoors.

    until September 30
  • All Day: Sea Kayak Day Trip

    Trip sign-up begins: Friday, September 14 at 9:00am

    Pre-Trip Meeting: Tuesday, September 25  at 5:30pm

     

    Join us for a paddling excursion on one of the area’s great rivers, bays, or lakes. Paddle through beautiful scenery and see some wildlife–including eagles and great blue herons, among others.  No experience is required, though kayaking requires some upper body strength.  

  • All Day: Trail Engineering Clinic on the PCT

    Trip sign-up begins: Friday, September 8 at 9:00 am

    Pre-Trip Meeting: Tuesday, September 25 at 4:45 pm



    The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) stretches 2,650 spectacular miles, from the border with Mexico to Canada. We’ll head up to a section on Mt. Hood to learn how hiking trails are engineered to minimize erosion, maximize sustainability, and optimize the wilderness experience for different types of users. You’ll have the opportunity to get dirty and use trail tools to restore trail on Saturday, stay in a campground Saturday night, then take a hike on Sunday morning before heading back to campus. As a bonus, Dr. Paul Allen will be there to share his experience working on trails!

    until September 30

September 30th, 2018

  • All Day: Returning From Abroad Hike

    Trip sign-up begins: Friday, September 7 at 9:00am

    Pre-Trip Meeting: Tuesday, September 25 at 5:00pm

    Spend a day in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge and connect with fellow participants from spring ’18 Overseas and Off-Campus programs! This is an opportunity to share stories, discuss challenges, and reconnect with Oregon. We’ll visit some of the Gorge’s lesser known falls and take in the autumn scenery. The natural power and beauty of these waterfalls has to be seen to be believed!

  • All Day: Rock Climbing at Smith Rock Weekend

    Trip sign-up begins: Friday, September 7 at 9:00am

    Pre-Trip Meeting: Tuesday, September 25 at 5:15pm

    Start scaling some of Oregon’s best rocks by joining us at Smith Rock, one of the most well-known sport climbing areas in the country. This trip will be contracted by a professional climbing guide company in the Bend area. They will provide the appropriate gear, instruction, and support for a full day of climbing. We’ll stay at a house near the park.  We’ll be climbing on Saturday. On Sunday, we’ll do some hiking in the area before heading back to LC. This is an opportunity for you to learn technique, visit a new climbing area, or take your gym climbing outdoors.

  • All Day: Trail Engineering Clinic on the PCT

    Trip sign-up begins: Friday, September 8 at 9:00 am

    Pre-Trip Meeting: Tuesday, September 25 at 4:45 pm



    The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) stretches 2,650 spectacular miles, from the border with Mexico to Canada. We’ll head up to a section on Mt. Hood to learn how hiking trails are engineered to minimize erosion, maximize sustainability, and optimize the wilderness experience for different types of users. You’ll have the opportunity to get dirty and use trail tools to restore trail on Saturday, stay in a campground Saturday night, then take a hike on Sunday morning before heading back to campus. As a bonus, Dr. Paul Allen will be there to share his experience working on trails!