All female guides will teach you basic climbing techniques, safety, equipment and belaying in a safe and trusting environment in Goshen Pass VA. This rock climbing/camping adventure on the weekend of November 2nd is designed for women and will help you gain confidence in your abilities. Price includes food, transportation, equipment and guides.
For more information contact the Outdoor Adventure Program at 804.828.6004 or visit the OAP trip page.
Don’t let your fall break go to waste. Use it to get out of the city and enjoy the great outdoors! The OAP is heading out on a backpacking and a climbing trip, both set to leave on October 18.
The backpacking trip will be headed to Mount Rogers where we will climb to the highest peak in Virginia. This is a great opportunity to bet introduced to the world of backpacking.
Simultaneously the climbing trip will be going South East and will be spending time on some world-class rock. Each night we will camp and relax around the fire while eating some great food. All skill levels are encouraged to partake.
For more information visit the OAP Trip page.
Come explore the High Peaks of Southwest Colorado with the OAP. We will be heading to the San Juan mountains to try our hand at summiting some of Colorado’s highest peaks. Using a backcountry hut as our base camp we will explore the wonders surrounding the mountain giants of Handies, Redcloud and Sunshine.
Next, we will throw on our packs and head into the backcountry to explore rugged canyons, camp in aspen groves, and hike across alpine meadows surrounded by 13,000 foot peaks. Participants will learn the basics of backcountry travel, and how to move and work as a group in the wilderness.
The group will travel, cook, camp and share adventures while taking in the unbelievable landscapes of the southern San Juans. No prior experience is necessary, just a willingness to work hard to attain a lofty goal.
Cost: Student: $300, Faculty/Staff: $350, +1/A/G: $400 Includes food, equipment, lodging and the option of transportation (Contact the OAP for more details).
Date: August 4–12
Location: San Juan Mountains, Colorado
Information Meeting: May 1st at 5 pm in the Outing Rental Center
Don’t let the springtime pass you by. Join the Outdoor Adventure Program on April 27, for a weekend of backpacking on the Blue Ridge Mountains. This is the perfect time of year to enjoy the mountains and beautiful views. This trip promises to be full of good people and good fun!
The trip costs $44 for students, $50 for faculty and staff and $55 for guests.
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