Past Trips

Here is a list of some of the great things that Outdoor Pursuits has hosted for UNC Students:

 

Camping Great Sand Dunes National Park


When: August 31st-September 2nd
Where: Great Sand Dunes National Park
Fee: $60

With the tallest sand dunes in North America, the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve offer a unique experience. With its breathtaking beauty and rich history the Sand Dunes is a great place for camping, hiking, sledding, camp fires, star watching, and much more. Join us for a relaxed weekend away unlike any other.  

Camping

 

 

White Water Rafting


When: June 1st
Where: Cache La Poudre River
Fee: $55

Go outside for some excitement, natural beauty, and fun!  The Cache La Poudre River offers everything from mild to wild! With its deep canyons and clear water, this river runs wild and free.  From beginners to experienced rafters, this trip offers something for everyone. 

 

White Water Rafting

Kayak Lyons Play Park


When: June 2nd
Where: Lyons Play Park
Fee: $10

New to kayaking or looking to refine your skills?  Join Outdoor Pursuits and develop a variety of kayaking skills, including surfing, hopping, slalom, cartwheels and spins. Lyons Play Park has different whitewater features, making it great for all ability levels.  Beginners must first enroll in a kayak roll clinic, held in the Butler-Hancock pool.

 

Kayaking

Rock Climbing


When: June 15th
Where: Golden Cliffs
Fee: $10

From top-ropes to sport climbing, Golden Cliffs offers short climbing routes for beginners and advanced climbing routes for experienced climbers.  This is a great trip for anyone trying rock climbing for the first time. 

 

Climbing

Mountain Biking Glenwood Springs


When: June 28-30th
Where: Glenwood Springs
Fee: $30

Join Outdoor Pursuits as we travel to the Western Slope for some mountain biking.  We will trek through numerous trails on a fun-filled day as the Grand Mesa’s flora start to bloom.  (No experience necessary)

 

Mountain Biking

Backpacking Never Summer Range


When: July 12-14th
Where: Rocky Mountain National Park
Fee: $25

Join Outdoor Pursuits as we hike along the Never Summer Range along the northwest corner of Rocky Mountain National Park.  We will backpack and set-up camp along the trail and enjoy some backcountry cooking

 

Backpacking

Camp and Climb 14ers Cameron, Democrat and Lincoln


When: July 26-27th
Where: Mt. Cameron, Mt. Democrat, Mt. Lincoln
Fee: $25

Join Outdoor Pursuits as we camp and hike three popular Colorado 14ers. Mt. Democrat, Mt. Cameron and Mt. Lincoln all offer breathtaking views that one can only imagine.  (No experience necessary) 

Climbing

Camp and Kayak Deckers


When: August 2-3rd
Where: Colorado River
Fee: $25

Explore this scenic, class 2-3 run on the Colorado River. All ability levels are welcome and no experience is required.  Beginners must first enroll in a kayak roll clinic, held in the Butler-Hancock pool.

 

Camping

Mt. Rushmore/ Black Hills Badlands and Lakes


When: August 10-15th
Where: South Dakota
Fee: $200

Join Outdoor Pursuits as we visit the legendary Black hills of South Dakota.  We will camp, hike and mountain bike through Badlands National Park and visit Devils Tower National Monument and Mount Rushmore. 

Hiking