Local Trips 

Fall 2016 Trips

red river gorge climbing trip

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Backpacking at Dolly Sods - September 23rd - 25th 

Spend your weekend in the most scenic mountains of Central Appalachia! Over 4 nights and 3 days we will traverse 4000' bald ridgelines, explore diverse deciduous and pine forests, hike through mountain-top meadows, and swim in crystal clear mountain streams. Open to all experience levels! Beginners encouraged, those with experience will not be disappointed! 

Trip fee includes transportation, food, equipment, and guides. 
Open to non-students. Message, or stop in at the climbing wall for more details or if you have any questions.

This trip is sold out.


White Water Rafting at the Lower Gauley, WV - October 1st

Join Outdoor Pursuits for an incredible day of rafting the Lower Gauley in West Virginia. Recognized as one of the top rivers in the world, the Lower Gauley is also at its peak season in the fall. This wild day of rafting is sure to give you a thrilling white water experience. Registration price includes travel, food, rafting costs and instructors.

Price reduced - Now just $89!

This trip is sold out


Climbing at Red River Gorge - October 14th - 16th 

The Red River Gorge in Kentucky is a world class climbing destination and home to over 1300 established rock climbs.­ Our staff will show you these excellent climbing areas as well as provide the knowledge and experience to have a safe and fun adventure. We will provide beginner to more advanced instruction as needed, all skill levels are welcome!

After each day of climbing, will end at camp where we will enjoy back country meals and pizza at the famous Miguel's Pizza, getting a chance to see climbing culture at it's finest.

Trip fee includes transportation, food, gear, and guides.

This trip is sold out 


Backpacking at Red River Gorge - November 11th - 13th 

Join Outdoor Pursuits as we explore Kentucky’s Land of Arches. Take in the dramatic ridge top views by day and pitch camp near a gently flowing stream each night. Guaranteed to be a Red River Gorgeous weekend. Registration includes transportation, food, gear and guides.

This trip is sold out



Everglades Winter Break Trip - January 2nd -7th 

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You may also register in person at the Outdoor Pursuits service desk in the Ping Center during regular operating hours.

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If you have any questions regarding the adventure of your choice, Please contact Outdoor Pursuits Graduate Assistant, Alex Rhue, at: 740-597-1484 ­­or ar237409@ohio.edu.


Refund Policy

Due to intensive planning and various expenses associated with each adventure trip, no refunds will be given for cancellations made within 14 days of the trip date, unless the trip is cancelled by Outdoor Pursuits.


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