Workshops

All workshops are free and will begin at 5:00pm on Wednesdays in the Harrison Hall Gear Shop. Pre-registration is required. Please call 351-GEAR or e-mail outdoor.pursuits@unco.edu to sign-up.

Perfect S’more

When: August 26th, 2014 and May 6th, 2015

Create the Classic American S'more or try one of our 13 different variations with Outdoor Pursuits.

Smores

Bike Maintenance

When: September 17th, 2014 and March 25th, 2015

This workshop is for those who ride bikes for exercise, transportation or as a hobby. Learn the basics on maintaining your bike, whether you have a mountain bike or road bike.

Bike Maintenance

Camp Kitchen

When: October 15th, 2014

Learn how to set up and camp kitchen and cook gourmet meals in the back country.

Camp Kitchen

Map and Compass

When: November 12th, 2014

Learn how to orient a map and compass for your backcountry adventures.

Map and Compass

Snowshoeing 101

When: January 21st, 2015

This workshop provides inspiration and education to become a confident snowshoer! This workshop will teach you all the essential tools and tricks.

 

Avalanche 101

When: February 4th, 2015

Ever wondered what causes avalanches, how to minimize your risk, and what to do if everything starts going wrong? Come to our avalanche awareness course to learn the basics. This course is a classroom session AIARE Avalanche Level 1 Staff.

Layering 101

When: February 18th, 2015

Learn the basics of layering for all season elements during the layering 101 workshop.

 

Knot Tying and Fly Fishing

When: April 8th, 2015

Master knots such as the bowline, figure eight and clove hitch as well as the basics of setting up and casting a fly fishing rod. Other knots will be taught as well.

Women in Wilderness

When: April 29th, 2015

Join the Outdoor Trip Leader ladies as they teach in a comfortable environment where you can learn a new skill amongst female instructors and alongside the company of other great ladies.

 

All workshops start at 5pm and are free and will meet in the Outdoor Pursuits Gear Shop located in the West Entrance of Harrison Hall adjacent to the Campus Recreation Center.