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Outdoor Pursuits Trips & Events

Biking

Mountain and Urban Biking

The Outdoor Pursuits Program offers both mountain and urban biking trips throughout the Fall and Spring Semesters.  These trips vary in difficulty but are always friendly for beginner riders.  As with all of our trips, the bikes, safety gear and transportation is provided, along with expert instruction from our dedicated student trip leaders.
climbing

Rock Climbing and Mountaineering

The Outdoor Pursuits Program offers rock climbing and mountaineering trips.  These include everything from sport climbing at local crags, longer multi-pitch routes at Smith Rocks and summit attempts on many peaks around the Pacific Northwest.  While the physical difficulty of trips vary depending on objective and location, there are always trips designed for the beginner.  
backpacking

Backpacking and Hiking

The Outdoor Pursuits Program offers a wide variety of backpacking and hiking trips.  These trips range from beginner friendly day hikes meant to expose participants to the outdoors to longer multi day backpacks.  Each backpacking and hiking trip has an assigned curriculum to it, taught by our student staff, meant to educate participants.  This curricula provides students the freedom to pursue their own personal adventures and provides the confidence to do so.
rafting

Kayaking and Rafting

The Outdoor Pursuits Program offers canoeing, kayaking and rafting trips.  These trips vary from kayaking on calm flat water to rafting class 3 and 4 rapids.  All of our water based trips use local outfitters for providing the watercraft or professional instruction.  Whether you are new to water sports or a seasoned veteran there is something here for everyone!
snowshoe

Skiing and Snowshoeing

The Outdoor Pursuits Program offers a variety of skiing and snowshoeing trips.  These range from snowshoeing to scenic overlooks, cross country skiing through the wilderness and skiing at local resorts around Mt. Hood.  These trips offer a unique opportunity to get out and experience the outdoors in a very different context.  For information on our ski bus program, click here

 Outdoor Pursuits Spring 2019 Weekend Trips

List & dates of Spring Outdoor Pursuits Trips
Trip Type & Location Day(s) Date & Time Cost
Spring Break: Backpacking Through the  Saturday - Friday 3/2 - 3/8  $120
Wallowas
Spring Break: Climbing Excursion Saturday - Friday 3/2 - 3/8  $185
Kayaking Scappoose Bay Saturday 3/16  $35
Dog Mountain Day Hike Sunday 3/17 $20
Cape Falcon: Photography Fundamentals Sunday 3/17  $20
Smith Rock Overnight Climbing Trip Saturday - Sunday 3/23 - 3/24  $45
Mountain Biking Tillamook Saturday 3/23  $25
Coastal Sunrise Yoga and Wellness Overnight Trip Saturday - Sunday 3/23 - 3/24 (6:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.) $45
Backpacking Rialto Beach Friday - Sunday 3/29 - 3/31 (6:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.) $60
Summit Weekend (Mountaineering) Friday - Sunday 3/29 - 3/31 (6:00 p.m..-5:00 p.m.) $60
Experience Scuba Diving (Indoor Pool Dives) Saturday 4/6 $70
Kayaking Scappoose Bay Sunday 4/7  $35
Hamilton Mountain Photography Day Hike Saturday 4/13  $20
Beverly Beach Overnight Coastal Adventure Saturday - Sunday 4/13 - 4/14  $45
Coastal Sunrise Yoga and Wellness Overnight Trip Saturday - Sunday 4/13 - 4/14 (6:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.) $45
Easter Break: Backpacking the Wallowas  Saturday - Tuesday 4/20 - 4/23  $120
Summit Weekend (Mountaineering) Friday - Sunday 4/26 - 4/28 (6:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.) $60
Biking Hood River Saturday 4/27  $20
White Water Rafting Trip Sunday 4/28  $70

 

 Outdoor Pursuits Spring 2019 Free Mid-Week Trips

List & dates of Spring Outdoor Pursuits Trips

Trip Type & Location

Day(s)

Date & Time

Cost

 

Slackline and Hammock

Tuesday

3/12

Free

Fix It Friday @ Beauchamp

Friday

3/15(3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.)

Free

Urban Bike Ride

Wednesday

3/20 (3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.)

Free

Slackline and Hammock

Tuesday

3/26

Free

Forest Park Mountain Biking

Wednesday

3/27(1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.)

Free

Urban Bike Ride

Wednesday

4/3 (3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.)

Free

Fix It Friday @ Beauchamp

Friday

4/5 (3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.)

Free

Slackline and Hammock

Tuesday

4/9

Free

Forest Park Mountain Biking

Wednesday

4/10(1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.)

Free

Urban Bike Ride

Wednesday

4/17 (3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.)

Free

Outdoor Adventure Film Night @ Beauchamp

Thursday

4/18(8:00 p.m.– 10:00 p.m.)

 

Free

Fix It Friday @ Beauchamp

Friday

4/19(3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.)

Free

Forest Park Mountain Biking

Thursday

4/25(1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.)

Free

Slackline and Hammock

Tuesday

4/30

Free

The midweek events Film night, Fix it Friday, and Slackline/Hammock require no sign ups.  Just show up and have fun! 

Trips and Event Information 

The OPP office is in the Beauchamp Recreation Center, open Monday-Friday: 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Trips Include:

  • Transportation

  • Necessary equipment 

  • Meals on overnight trips

  • 5-6 participant slots per trip

  • 3:1 ratio for participants and staff

Sign up early!  Spots are limited!