Saturday, May 18, 2013, at 7:00 AM
Who's up for some Spring skiing and snowboarding? If you answered yes, than this trip is for you! We are going to shred whatever is left on that mountain! Come and enjoy a good time with cool people. Specific details and payments will be covered at the pre-trip. Hope to see you then!
Sunday, May 26, 2013, at 8:00 AM
Term is almost over and have you been outside lately? Join our trip to take a hike or snowshoe around Crater Lake! We will travel to the east end of the rim and explore the area. Since there will be snow there will be an opportunity to snowshoe around as well. Snowshoes can be rented from the OP Barn.
Bring $10 to the pre-trip to hold your spot!
Sign up with your name/phone/email by phone (541-346-4365) or in person at the OP and then attend the pre-trip meeting
Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hike Backpacking
Saturday, June 01, 2013, at TBD
Thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) is an epic undertaking: 2,663 miles of trail, 420,880 ft. of elevation change, stretching from Mexico to Canada. MANY preparations need to be made to successful complete the trip in one season. Given the academic calendars of 2013, the plan is to attempt it within a 100-day window. The average distance per day is expected to be 30 miles. This will be intense! Backpacking and wilderness experience is strongly recommended. Permits, resupplies, logistics, personal gear, emergency training, physical preparedness, trust in your companions, ambition and a strong desire to expand personal and emotional limits will all be necessary. During the 2012 season, the plan will be to post “pre-trip” backpacking trips in and around Oregon. The purpose of these trips will be to help gauge your readiness for the PCT and build our backpacking team. This expedition as a whole, offering the most breathtaking country of the Western US, will be a labor of love. I’m motivated by my passion of the outdoors, sense of primal adventure, wanting for personal growth and pursuit of poetic endeavor. They all inspire me to realize this journey with everyone wanting to join me. Let’s take a walk together.