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Adventure Trips

Outdoor Pursuits offers a number of adventure trips each semester to regional destinations.

 
Spring 2019 ADVENTURE TRIPS

Outdoor Pursuits offers day, weekend, and semester break trips.  For a full listing of trip details, dates and costs, please visit www.recshop.ohio.edu.

Winter Day Hike
Enjoy winter visiting with a visit to a local hiking spot
January 20 & 26

Red River Gorge Backpacking Trip
Climb the mountains of Kentucky and take-in majestic views and soaring cliffs
March 1-3

Spring Break:  Women’s Suwannee River Florida Canoe Trip
Make this spring break memorable- Canoe one of the South’s most loved rivers with other OU women  
March 9-17

Spring Break: Appalachian Trail Backpacking Trip
Spend your spring break tackling an adventure on America’s premiere long-distance backpacking trail
March 9-15

Seneca Creek Backpacking Trip
Explore the mountains of West Virginia and build your backpacking skills
March 22-24

Bouldering Day Trip
Visit local bouldering crags and learn bouldering basics
March 31

Grayson Highlands Backpacking Trip
Explore one of the most excitingly beautiful sections of the Appalachian Trail full of lush meadows, dense forests, and wild ponies
March 29-31 & April 12-14

Edible Plant Hike
A light local hike to learn about various edible plants, their medicinal properties, and what they can do for you
April 20

Slackline Clinic
Learn the basics of slacklining on College Green
April 24

 

Family Weekend Programs

Sibs Weekend Stargazing & Campfire
Spend an evening bundled around a campfire under the stars
February 1 & 2

Sibs Weekend Day Hike
Hike Conkles Hollow in the Hocking Hills
February 2 & 3

Sibs Weekend Zipline
Climb a 40-foot tower and fly down the 300-foot zipline
February 2 & 3

Moms Weekend Stargazing & Campfire
Spend an evening bundled around a campfire under the stars
April 5 & 6

Moms Weekend Day Hike
Hike Conkles Hollow in the Hocking Hills
April 6 & 7

Moms Weekend Zipline
Climb a 40-foot tower and fly down the 300-foot zipline
April 6 & 7

 

Registration Information

Register for trips using the registration links under each trip description above. You may also register in person at the Outdoor Pursuits service desk in Ping Center during regular operating hours. 

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. Outdoor Pursuits will email you 5-7 days before the trip with details. 

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. 

Questions? Contact Savannah Schuring, Trips & Clinics Graduate Assistant, at (740) 597-1484 or  ss512217@ohio.edu

 

Required Forms

Click here  for the Assumption of Risk form and here  for the Medical Information forms. 

 

Refund Policy

Due to the 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 canceled by Outdoor Pursuits.  For New Adventures, Spring Break and Winter Break trips, one month notice will be required from participants in order to receive a full refund.