Adventure Trips

Cancellation Policies


In order to minimize our environmental impact, maintain facilitator-to-participant ratios, meet permit criteria, and transportation logistics, OP trips are often programmed for small groups. Late cancellations can seriously impact our ability to accommodate others and recover costs.

  • Refunds will be given for cancellations made 1 week prior to the trip leaving for day trips and 2 weeks prior to the trip leaving for extended trips.

Trips are open on a first-come, first-serve basis. Pre-registration and pre-payment is required. For more information, e-mail outdoor.pursuits@unco.edu. To sign-up, visit the Campus Recreation Gear Shop.

Fall 2015/Spring 2016 Trip Information


This is the most up to date schedule of the Fall Adventure based trips put on by Outdoor Pursuits. If you have any questions please contact Daniel Lawrence.

Full Moon Yoga

 

When: August 29th, 2015
Fee: $15

Adventure to the mountains as we take a break under the moonlight with a yoga session taught by a certified yoga instructor.

 

 

Day Hike and Yoga

 

When: September 12th and April 16th
Fee: $15

Escape to the outdoors to enjoy a day hike and the art of yoga as we surround ourselves with the beauty and sounds of nature under the sun.

 

Bouldering Horsetooth Resrvoir

 

When: September 19th
Fee: $15

Get away from campus for a day of bouldering at Horsetooth Reservoir.  Rotary Park at Horsetooth has climbs ranging from V0 - V9 and is suitable for anyone new to rock climbing. Visit the climbing wall in the Recreation Center to learn more about bouldering.

 

Sport Climbing - Big Thompson Canyon

When: October 10th
Fee: $15

Big Thompson Canyon is lined with beautiful igneous rocks that offer great routes that provide a unique climbing experience. This is a great trip for anyone new to rock climbing. Belay orientations are required for this trip and are free at the climbing wall inside the Campus Recreation Center.

 

Horseback Riding- Winter Park

When: October 17th
Fee: $70

Immerse yourself in the beautiful backcountry of Winter Park for some horseback riding.  This is a perfect way to explore the remarkable area as the pioneers did.  Along the trail, you’ll enjoy views of the surrounding mountains and forested areas.

Mountain Biking- Betasso Preserve

When: October 25th
Fee: $15

Escape campus as we mountain bike the diverse terrain and abundant scenic vistas of Betasso Preserve Trail in Boulder, Colorado. This is a suitable trip for those who are comfortable riding mountain bikes.

Paintball - Two Chicks Paintball

When: November 7th and April 9th
Fee: $45

Experience the excitement and adrenaline of playing paintball in the tree covered outdoor environment on the border of Colorado and Wyoming. Challenge yourself against fellow UNC Bears of all skill levels during this high-action sport.

Ice Climbing- Camp Alexander

When: February 14th and March 6th
Fee: $45

Big Thompson Canyon is lined with beautiful igneous rocks that offer great routes that provide a unique climbing experience. This is a great trip for anyone new to rock climbing. Belay orientations are required for this trip and are free at the climbing wall inside the Campus Recreation Center.

Adventure Moab

When: March 12th - 17th
Fee: $250

Travel over spring break outside Colorado in this guided tour of beautiful Moab, Utah. We will spend six days mountain biking, white water rafting, and camping along the Colorado River. We will also hike through Arches National Park and the Canyon Lands.

Caving- Cave of the Winds

When: April 2nd
Fee: $60

Challenge yourself through this adventure sport and join us in a guided tour of caverns that get you deep inside Colorado.

Sport Climbing- Garden of the Gods

When:April 16th
Fee: $20

Explore beautiful Colorado Springs where we will visit the Garden of the Gods.  See 300 foot towering sandstone rock formations against a backdrop of snow-capped Pikes Peak as you climb to the top of the magnificent red rocks. Belay orientations are required for this trip and are free at the climbing wall inside the Campus Recreation Center.

 

Mountain Biking- Red Mountain Open Space

When: April 23rd
Fee: $15

Develop a new view of Northern Colorado on this mellow single and double track ride fueled by breathtaking exposed views of Northern Colorado terrain.

Sky Diving

When: April 30th
Fee: $200

Do you have a fear of heights? Conquer that fear by joining Outdoor Pursuits as we travel to 18,000 feet above sea level and go sky diving. This adventure will have your heart pounding as you take in the beauty of Colorado.

 

Sport Climbing- Golden Cliffs

When: June 18th
Fee: $15

From sport to top-rope climbing, Golden Cliffs offers routes for beginners to advanced climbers.  This is a great trip for anyone trying rock climbing for the first time. Belay orientations are required for this trip and are free at the climbing wall inside the Campus Recreation Center.