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Outdoor Pursuits

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Break out into the beautiful American countryside! Outdoor Pursuits takes you into the magnificent wilderness of Southeast Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Minnesota and Pennsylvania. A wide variety of programs, facilities and adventure opportunities offer a chance to get involved at the level that fits your interests and abilities. 

Outdoor Pursuits Mission Statement:

Outdoor Pursuits is the adventure recreation and education program of Campus Recreation, providing students, faculty, staff, and the community with opportunities for healthy outdoor recreation, leadership development, experiential learning, and environmental awareness.

Climbing Wall Hours

The Climbing Wall will be closed from 10/16/19 through 10/27/19 while we prepare for the Halloween Climbing Competition on 10/25/19. The wall will be returning to normal hours of operation on 10/28/19.

Monday–Thursday 4 p.m.–10 p.m.
Friday–Saturday 3 p.m.–7 p.m.


Outdoor Pursuits Mainline 

(740) 597-1396 

Outdoor Pursuits Staff 

Judd Walker, Assistant Director 


(740) 593-9928 

Zack Young, Trips & Clinics Graduate Assistant 


(740) 597-1484 

Carrie Vieland, Challenge Program & Climbing Wall Graduate Assistant 


(740) 597-1485