For the Beauty of Creation

Campus Ministry is offering a backcountry ski trip in collaboration with COR Expeditions as a way for you to wrap up your Christmas Break and prepare for the spring semester. 

Trip details:

  • Depart campus at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 5th
    • Please plan to arrive on campus that morning. We will work out details on where you can leave your belongings that you will be bringing back to campus from home.
  • Return to campus around 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 9th

  • Enterprise, Oregon will be our jumping off point into the backcountry.

  • No previous skiing experience needed.

  • COR Expeditions will provide all the necessary gear.

  • Cost is $300 – scholarships can be arranged for those who could use help covering the cost. We do not want anyone left out because of the expense.

What to expect:

  • Experience of challenge, beauty, awe

  • Authentic community and conversations about things that matter

  • Renewal, encounter with the Divine, and space for reflection

Click here to apply to be a part of this exciting opportunity.

Applications are due by 5:00 p.m. on November 1st. There will be an information meeting on Friday, October 22nd at 4:00 p.m. in the St. Mary’s Lounge. Please contact Fr. Jim Gallagher, C.S.C. ( with any questions.