Outdoor Pursuits offers a variety of trips each semester to match any level of experience. Trips range from short day trips to extended week-long expeditions. Trips are open on a first-come, first-served basis and are usually limited to a certain number of participants. The minimum number will vary depending upon the nature and location of the trip.
Outdoor Pursuit Trips For Fall 2022! Trip Registration goes live on August 24, 2022!
Saturday, September 10 thru Sunday, September 11, 2022
Zaleski State Forest Backpacking Trip
Join Outdoor Pursuits on a beautiful weekend trip to Zaleski State Forest! Located in Moonville Ohio, OP staff and trip members will spend a night in the forest, and hike out the next morning on the historical Selinde Roosenburg Memorial Backpack Trail. The trip fee required covers trip leadership, transportation, all backpacking and outdoor gear, and food for the duration of the trip.
Saturday, September 17, 2022
Join Outdoor Pursuits on an easy, low key day trip to Chain O' Lakes in Illinois! Only an hour and a half away, we will be doing an easy paddle through most of the lakes, while trying to complete the nine lake challenge. Trip fees for this trip cover, transportation, boating equipment, boats, and trip leadership.
Saturday, October 8 – Tuesday, October 11, 2022
Horse Pens 40 Bouldering Trip Fall Break 2022
Looking for an opportunity to travel, camp, and do some outdoor rock climbing during fall break? Look no further than Outdoor Pursuit's four day climbing trip to Horse Pens (HP) 40 in Steele Alabama. This trip requires NO prior climbing experience making it great for climbing veterans and as well as beginners. The trip fee for this adventure covers climbing equipment, back packing equipment, camping equipment, transportation, food, and the salary for the trip leaders. NOTE: This climbing trip is bouldering only, meaning there will be no ropes involved but climbs will be limited in height.
Friday, October 14 – Sunday, October 16, 2022
Join Outdoor Pursuits for a trip down to Mammoth Cave! We will head out Friday evening to Brownsville, KY to spend two nights under the stars at Mammoth cave's on-site campground. The next day, we will go on a tour of the world's largest cave system. Please note that the tours require the ability to climb many stairs and walk on uneven terrain. Following the tour, we can take a short hike on some of the trails above ground, or check out the visitor's center to learn more about the National Park. Trip leaders will provide dinners and campfires, so there will be plenty of time to relax in the beautiful foothills of Kentucky. Cost of registration includes camping equipment, transportation, tour costs, trip leadership, breakfasts, and dinners.
Saturday, October 29, 2022
Join Outdoor Pursuits as we travel to Muscatatuck State Park for a day of bouldering in one of Indiana's best (and only) outdoor climbing area! We will have an early start to our trip on a Saturday morning, and spend all day bouldering and hiking through the state park. Registration includes climbing shoes, crash pads, spotters, transportation, trip leadership, and a midday meal.