Local Trips 

Spring 2017 Trips


Spring Break Appalachian Trail Backpacking

When: March 4-11

This Spring Break, we're headed to the famous Appalachian Trail, the longest hiking trail in the world! Join us as we hike a portion of the scenic 2,190 mile footpath, which extends across 14 states. Trip cost includes transportation, gear and guide staff. 

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Spring Break Surf, SUP & Service

When: March 4-11

Join Outdoor Pursuits for an incredible spring break trip to Florida! The trip features: surfing, stand-up padding boarding (SUP) and a service beach cleanup. Trip cost includes transportation, food, instruction, camping and equipment for all activities.

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Local Bouldering Day Trip

When: March 18

Join Outdoor Pursuits for a day of exploring Athens classic bouldering spots. Our staff will teach you how to boulder, show you some fun and challenging climbs, and educate you on how to be safe while you are participating. The day trip fee includes lunch, bouldering gear (crash pads & climbing shoes), instructors, as well as transportation to and from the sites.

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Backpacking and Camping in Seneca Creek, WV

When: March 24-26

Backpack through the West Virginia backcountry with Outdoor Pursuits! The backcountry trains in Seneca Creek are known for its beautiful forests, mountain streams and meadows. Registration fee includes transportation, meals, gear and guides. 

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Climbing at Red River Gorge, KY

When: March 31 - April 1

Try something new with Outdoor Pursuits! We're headed to our favorite climbing region on March 31 for a weekend of rock climbing and camping. No experience necessary, and beginners are encouraged. 

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Backpacking at Grayson Highlands

When: April 7-9

Spend a weekend backpacking and camping in the beautiful Virginia wilderness! Grayson Highlands is known for its scenic meadows, peaks, mountains, streams and wild ponies. Trip price includes transportation, gear, meals and guides. 

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Backpacking at Red River Gorge

When: April 14-16

The Red River Gorge region in Kentucky is a fan-favorite for camping, hiking and rock climbing. Geological features include natural arches, sandstone cliffs and breathtaking waterfalls. Registration fee includes transportation, meals, gear and guides. 

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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.


To download forms, click here for Assumption of Risk form and Medical Information forms