Adventure Trips

Students backpacking looking at a view from a mountain

Outdoor Pursuits offers a number of adventure trips each semester to regional destinations! Our goal with our trips is to not only connect you with our local, beautiful places, but also with people!

Spring 2023 Adventure Trips & Events

Looking to get outside and connect with others? Join us for our trips! You can find more information and also sign up for these trips on RecShop.ohio.edu

February 5 & 6 Day Hike
February 11 Naturalist Hike
February 12 Old Man's Cave Day Hike
February 19 Strouds Run Day Hike
February 25 Rockstars Climbing Competition
March 4 Climbing Day Trip
March 7 Full Moon Night Hike at the Ridges
March 11 - 18  Appalachian Trail Spring Break Trip
March 11 - 18 Women's Appalachian Trail Spring Break Trip 
March 24 - 26 Lake Vesuvius Backpacking Trip
March 25 Naturalist Hike
April 9 High Ropes Open Climb
April 7 - 9 Grayson Highlands Backpacking
April 8 - 22 Yoga Hike
April 14 - 16 Dolly Sods Backpacking Trip
April 15  Edible Plant Hike
April 16 Bouldering Day Trip
April 21 - 23 Red River Gorge Climbing Trip
April 30 Bouldering Day Trip
April 25 Moonlight Canoeing
April 29 Learn to Sail Day Trip

Spring 2023 Special Trips and Programming

Outdoor Pursuits hosts special programming for Family Weekends. Come join us for our campfires and day hikes that we are offering! More information can be found on RecShop.ohio.edu

Sibs Weekend  
February 4 & 5  Stargazing and Campfire
February 4& 5 Sibs Weekend Day Hike
Moms Weekend  
March 31 & April 1 Stargazing & Campfire
April 1 Ziplinging
April 1 Day Hike
April 2 Day Paddle

Registration Information

Register for trips on RecShop. You may also register in person at the Member Services desk in Ping Center from 9AM- close. 

If you are registering online:

  1. Log in to RecShop using your MyOhio login, or create an account if you are not an OHIO student.
  2. Click on the courses link and follow the instructions.
  3. Once you have completed the transaction, download your confirmation receipt.
  4. You will receive an email confirmation that includes the address and a google maps link to the meeting location for each trip, and any other pertinent information regarding the trip.

Note: If you are trying to register multiple people, you will need to click on your username at the top right of the page in RecShop, then scroll down and add dependents. After that, go through the entire process and then click "continue shopping" and select the rest of your dependents.

Required Forms

Assumption of Risk Form [PDF]
Medical Information Form [PDF]

Refund Policy

Due to the intensive planning and various expenses associated with each adventure trip, no refunds will be given for cancellations made within fourteen days of the trip date, unless the trip is canceled by Outdoor Pursuits.