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!

Fall 2022 Adventure Trips

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

August 27 Hocking River Series
August 31 Yoga on the Rocks
September 3 Yoga Hike
September 4 Hocking River Series
September 9-11 New River Gorge Climbing Trip
September 10 Old Man's Cave Day Trip
September 11 Hocking River Series
September 16-18 Dolly Sods Backpacking
September 25 Hocking River Series
September 29-October 2 Virginia Backpacking
October 7-9 Grayson Highlands Backpacking
October 8 Paddling Day Trip
October 14-16 Caving Trip
October 22 Sport Climbing Day Trip
October 31 Halloween Climbing Competition
November 18-20 Lake Vesuvius Backpacking

Fall 2022 Special Trips and Programming

Outdoor Pursuits hosts special programming for Parents Weekend and Dads Weekend. Come join us for our campfires and day hikes that we are offering! More information can be found on

Parents Weekend  
September 23 & 24 Stargazing and Campfire
September 24 Day Hike
September 25 Zipline
Dads Weekend  
November 4 & 5 Stargazing and Campfire
November 5 & 6 Day Hike
November 6 Zipline

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.