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Adventure Trips

Adventure Trips

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!

Fall 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

9/22–9/24 Dolly Sods Backpacking Trip: Trip Full
9/16 Climbing Day Trip Trip Full
10/6-10/8 Grayson Highlands Backpacking Trip Spots Available
10/12-10/16 McAffee Knob Backpacking Trip Spots Available
10/20-10/22 Red River Gorge Climbing Trip Spots Available

Fall 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

Dads Weekend  
November 3 and 4 Stargazing & Campfire
November 4 and 5 Ziplining
November 4 and 5 Day Hike



Honors, HTC and 1804 Exclusive Trips Backpacking
10/20-10/22 Grayson Highlands 
10/27-10/29 Grayson Highlands 


Trip Scholarships Are Now Available!

If you are interested in attending an Outdoor Pursuits trip and are deterred by the barrier of the registration fee. Please reach out to Robert Schmidt ( to inquire. To apply, please include what trip you are interested in attending and why you are interested in that trip and a little bit about yourself. 

Scholarships are reviewed weekly and are granted on a case by case basis. 

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.


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.