Camping and Hiking 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 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 Whitney Dyer.


Camp and Hike Democrat 14'er

When: July 25th-26th,2015
Fee: $25

Join Outdoor Pursuits as we explore this popular 14er destination. Participants will camp the night before and begin the day with and early rise to see sunrise at the top of the mountain

Yellowstone National Park

When: August 8-13th, 2015
Fee: $275

Join Outdoor Pursuits as we visit America's first National Park. We will visit the most popular geyser in the world, Old Faithful and other geysers and hot springs. We will look for wildlife in the valleys and also hike some of Yellowstone'strails. We will also visit the majestic mountains of Grand Teton National Park and Jackson Hole. Wyoming


Day Hike- Deer Mountain

When: September 5th
Fee: $15

Come join Outdoor Pursuits as we summit Deer Mountain in Rocky Mountain National Park.  Participants will get to see spectacular views of the Rockies and Estes Park on their way to the top of the mountain.


Backpacking- Lost Creek Wilderness

When: September 5th-6th
Fee: $45

Join Outdoor Pursuits as we venture off to the Lost Creek Wilderness.  This wilderness trail offers some of the wildest and most rugged scenery in Colorado.


Women's Only Backpacking

When: September 19th-20th
Fee: $45

Take a girls weekend on a two-day backpacking experience through the Medicine Bow Mountains.  Explore the Northern Colorado Mountains with peaks reaching 13,000 feet.


Service Projects

When: October 3rd and April 22nd
Fee: $FREE

Work alongside Forest Rangers as we provide service and invest in the beauty of Colorado.



Interpretive Day Hike- Devil's Backbone

When: October 24th
Fee: $10

Experience the natural beauty of Devils Backbone as Outdoor Pursuits takes you on an interpretive adventure.  Explore the Backbone on this incredible day hike as our guides show you the natural wonders of this unique climate in Colorado’s high prairie.


Backpacking- Flat Top Wilderness

When: July 9th-11th, 2016
Fee: $55

Backpack the weekend away as we spend two nights carrying everything we need through the Devil’s Causeway viewing some of the most spectacular views in the Flat Tops Wilderness Area.  We will be crossing a 50 foot land bridge as we make our way to the Flat Tops. 


Backpacking 14'er- Mount Harvard

When: July 23rd
Fee: $25

Cross a 14’er off your bucket list as we summit the 3rd highest peak in Colorado.  Participants will camp the night before and begin the day with an early rise to see the sunrise at the top of the mountain.