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WINTER TERM 2015 TRIP SCHEDULE

Trillium Lake Cross-Country Skiing: January 21st, 2015
Mt. Bachelor Adaptive Skiing: January 30-31st, 2015
Mt. Hood Snowshoe & Camping: January 31st - February 1st, 2015
Clackamas Rafting: February 7th, 2015
Teacup Cross-Country Skiing: Feburary 8th, 2015
Intro to Backcountry Skiing/Splitboarding: February 14-15, 2015
-FREE-   Marquam Nature Park Service & Yoga: February 21st, 2015
Silver Falls Day Hike: February 22nd, 2015
Intro to Outdoor Sport Climbing: February 19-28, 2015
Willamette Water Trail Sea Kayaking: March 7-8, 2015
Clackamas Rafting: March 14th, 2015
Wild! Backpacking the PCT: March 22-27, 2015
 

 

WINTER TERM 2015
Trillium Lake Cross-Country Skiing

Sunday | 1/25

Join us for a classic one-day cross country ski trip to Trillium Lake near Mt. Hood. This trip is designed for participants of all skill levels, and will feature a four-and-a-half mile ski tour around the lake with postcard-worthy views of Mt. Hood.

 

Rec Center Member : $35
Non-member : $70

Registration deadline : 1/21 at 5:00 pm

Pre-trip meeting : 1/21 at 5:00 pm

 

Mt. Bachelor Adaptive Skiing

Depart Jan 30 at 3:00 pm | Return Jan 31 at 8:00 pm

This overnight ski trip to Mt. Bachelor near Bend is for anyone with a disability or injury that requires a modification. Oregon Adaptive Sports will provide any needed modifications, such as a sit ski or a guide. The trip cost includes transportation, ski rental, lift ticket, lessons if needed, as well as overnight accommodations. No previous skiing experience is necessary! 

 

Rec Center Member : $85
Non-member : $170

Registration deadline : 1/28 at 5:00 pm

Pre-trip meeting : 1/28 at 5:00 pm

 

Mt. Hood Snowshoe & Camping

Depart Saturday January 31 at 8:00 am | Return Sunday February 1 at 6:00 pm 

Prepare for adventure on this snowy 3.2 mile section of the Pacific Crest Trail in the lovely Mount Hood National Forest. We will travel on snowshoes to explore the Tri-County Ridge, also known as the Ghost Ridge, and camp near Upper Twin Lake. This trip may give us spectacular views of Mount Hood, Sisters and Jefferson or some winter weather. Either way, it will be an adventure! 

 

Rec Center Member : $65

Non-Member : $130

 Registration deadline : 1/28 at 6:00 pm

Pre-trip meeting : 1/28 at 6:00 pm


Clackamas Rafting
Saturday Feb 7 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Join the Outdoor Program on a day trip down the Clackamas River, one of the most popular and easily accessible whitewater runs close to Portland. This day trip will pass through narrow basalt passages and wide, rolling waves just south of Estacada. The river tempo is ideal for both experienced and first-time rafters, and while no previous whitewater experience is required, comfort in water is strongly encouraged for participants. Be prepared to help paddle the raft and get wet!

 

Rec Center Member : $35
Non-member : $70

Registration deadline : 2/4 at 5:00 pm

Pre-trip meeting : 2/4 at 5:00 pm


Teacup Cross-Country Skiing

Sunday Feb 8 from 8:00am to 6:00 pm 

 

Participants will enjoy cross-country skiing on the beginner trails of the scenic and well-groomed Teacup Nordic Trails on Mt. Hood. The route explores several of Teacup’s loop trails for a total of 4.6 miles. Along the way we will stop for lunch, pass by Teacup Lake, and end at the Ray Garey Cabin for hot cocoa

 

Rec Center Member : $35
Non-member : $70

Registration deadline : 2/4 at 6:00 pm

Pre-trip meeting : 2/4 at 6:00 pm


Intro to Backcountry Skiing/Splitboarding

Depart Saturday Feb 14 at 8:00 am| Return Sunday Feb 15 at 6:00 pm

 

This trip provides the basic knowledge one needs to start shredding backcountry powder. Over the course of two days participants will learn about avalanches awareness, snow morphology, safety equipment, skinning, and how to ski/board fresh powder. This overnight trip to the southern slope of Mount Hood will provide stunning views of its peak and of the surrounding Mount Hood National Forest. To participate in this trip, you should be an intermediate skier or snowboarder who is looking to gain some experience in the backcountry. 

 

Rec Center Member : $100
Non-member : $200

Registration deadline : 2/11 at 5:00 pm

Pre-trip meeting : 2/11 at 5:00 pm

 

Marquam Nature Park Service & Yoga

Saturday Feb 21 from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm

 

Join the Outdoor Program in a day of service and centering.  Participants will head to Marquam Nature Park to help remove invasive species and then be guided in a soothing  yoga class taught by a Portland State yoga instructor in the park..

 

Rec Center Member : FREE
Non-member : N/A

Registration deadline : 2/18 at 6:00 pm

Pre-trip meeting : 2/18 at 6:00 pm

 

Silver Fall Day Hike

Sunday Feb 22 from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

 

Come explore one of the gems of the Oregon State Park system on this 8-mile hike along the Trail of 10 Falls. This classic hike takes you through a beautiful mossy forest past 10 waterfalls, from majestic South Falls to delicate Drake Falls. The trail allows you to hike behind several of these waterfalls into an exhilerating world of falling water and wind-blown spray. It's truly an unforgettable trip!

 

Rec Center Member : $25
Non-member : $50

Registration deadline : 2/18 at 5:00 pm

Pre-trip meeting : 2/18 at 5:00 pm

 

 Intro to Outdoor Sport Climbing
Feb 19: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm (ASRC 180 and Climbing Center)

Feb 22: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm (Climbing Center)

Feb 24: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm (ASRC 180 and Climbing Center)

Feb 26: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm (ASRC 180 and Climbing Center)

Feb 28 depart at 7:00 am,  return Mar 1 at 6:00 pm (Smith Rock) 


 

Join the ODP for four on-campus seminar sessions, covering the essentials of sport climbing, and then take your new skills to Smith Rock for a weekend-long trip to practice skills in an outdoor setting. Learn the basics of lead belay, anchor building, lead climbing, and anchor cleaning. At Smith Rock, the birthplace of American Sport Climbing, participants will apply their new skills by mock-leading and practicing anchor building and cleaning.

 

Rec Center Member : $125

Non-Member : $250

Registration deadline : 2/19 at 5:00 pm

Pre-trip meeting : 2/19 at 5:00 pm


Willamette Water Trail Sea Kayaking
Saturday Mar 7 at 8:00 am to Sunday Mar 8 at 6:00 pm

 

Participants will explore a beautiful 15 mile section of the Willamette Water Trail via kayak. The trip will begin at Willamette Mission State Park with an intro to basic kayak skills. We will spend the day paddling on the river and exploring backchannels along the Wheatland scenery. As we travel down river, we will stop to camp on one of the river’s many islands. On the second day, we will continue on our paddle-tour downstream until we reach San Salvador State Park. 

 

Rec Center Member : $65
Non-member : $130

Registration deadline : 3/4 at 5:00 pm

Pre-trip meeting : 3/4 at 5:00 pm


Clackamas Rafting

Saturday March 14 from 8:00am to 6:00 pm 

Join the Outdoor Program on a day trip down the Clackamas River, one of the most popular and easily accessible whitewater runs close to Portland. This day trip will pass through narrow basalt passages and wide, rolling waves just south of Estacada. The river tempo is ideal for both experienced and first-time rafters, and while no previous whitewater experience is required, comfort in water is strongly encouraged for participants. Be prepared to help paddle the raft and get wet!

 

Rec Center Member : $35
Non-member : $70

Registration deadline : 3/11 at 5:00 pm

Pre-trip meeting : 3/11 at 5:00 pm

 

Wild! Backpacking the PCT

Depart Mar 22 at 8:00 am, Return Mar 27 at 6:00 pm

 

Follow the footsteps of award-winning local author Cheryl Strayed on this 6 day, 5 night backpacking trip on the Pacific Crest Trail from Lolo Pass to Bridge of the Gods. The legendary PCT runs 2,663 miles from Mexico to Canada and our trip will cover 30 scenic miles through the Mt. Hood National Forest. 

 

Rec Center Member : $180

Non-member : $360

Registration deadline : 3/16 at 5:00 pm

Pre-trip meeting : 3/16 at 5:00 pm

The pre-trip meeting is a mandatory meeting and a pre-requisite for participation on all trips. All pre-trip meetings take place at the Outdoor Program unless otherwise specified. To sign up for a trip, contact the Outdoor Program at 503-725-5668 or visit the Outdoor Program office at 505 SW Harrison (SE corner of the ASRC).