Where We've Gone
Hiking to the Belknap Hot Springs. Sea kayaking safety and rescue practice at Fern Ridge Reservoir. Light Up the Night campus bike ride. Service projects including adaptive bicycling, trail and habitat restoration, and tree planting. These are just a few of the amazing adventures Ducks have experienced. Where will you go next?
Past Outdoor and Bike Program Events
Come learn with Svein from Berg's Ski Shop how to wax and tune your skis and snowboards! There will be snacks and ski videos! Learn, hang out, and get stoked about the snow season! Participants are welcome to bring their own gear to learn and practice waxing! (Not guaranteed to get your skis waxed, time permitting). This event is free. Join us on Tuesday, November 29th at 6pm. The clinic will be at the Outdoor Program Rental Barn (1225 E. 18th Ave.).
Come climb with Erin and Nancy at Elevation Bouldering Gym in downtown Eugene for the BIPOC night! This event is for all self-identifying BIPOC students. Entrance, gear, and chalk bags will be free, just wear comfortable clothes and bring a water bottle. We'll meet at the Rental Barn and go from there!
Pre-trip on 11/30/2022 at 5:30pm in the EMU Outdoor Program (Room 008)
Come hike Mt. Pisgah with Arden and Lucy! Destress (or stress) before finals by hiking the cooler butte in the Eugene area. Enjoy some fun fall (winter?) colors and get your zoomies (what are zoomies?) out before exams. This hike is 3.3 miles round trip with 1,000 ft in elevation (but worth the view).
We'll take plently o breaks
Sign-up: yes, call the OP at (541)-346-4371: You are not signed up until you pay at the Outdoor and Bike Program EMU, Room 008, or the Outdoor Program Rental Barn on 18th and University Street. Hours are M-F 12pm-5pm.
Location: Meet at the OP Rental Barn (1225 E. 18th Ave.)
No pre-trip meeting, but leaders will contact you once you are signed up!
Level 2: May be appropriate for beginner: some previous experience with the activity may be required and/or make the experience more enjoyable and successful; moderate terrain and distance
Winterize your bike - fenders, locks, lights and helmets! All on sale for UO students! This week only!
Learn the best bike routes, and how to be safe and legal on Eugene city streets! We will start by learning how and when to signal, then go for a mellow bike ride through town.
This outing is free, but sign-ups required, space is limited! Call the OP (541-346-6092) or come in to sign up M-F, noon-5pm. Bring your own bike, or use one of ours for $5. Level 1, no experience needed except knowing how to ride a bike. Meet in the Outdoor Program EMU space, room 008. No pre-trip meeting.
7:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Calling all skiers/snowboarders! Zack is looking forward to meeting new people and enjoying the day on the slope with friends. Join him for a full day at Hoodoo!
Sign up on our website under the common adventure tab.
You can call and reserve gear at the rental barn if needed!
Mandatory Pre-Trip: January 12th, 12:30pm at rental barn
Cost: $10 (bring to the pre-trip meeting to reserve your spot) for gas; Additional costs to consider: $54 for a discounted student hoodoo lift ticket from the Rental Barn (must be purchased when the rental barn is open which is Monday-Friday 12-5pm), $25 for ahead of trip day rentals from bergs and $39 for rentals at Hoodoo the day of.
*As soon as you sign up and get a confirmation email from Zack that you are on the trip, call the rental barn to reserve gear. If you wait until the end of the week to rent gear, there will be none left because of the three-day holiday weekend.
Departure time and place: January 16th, 7:00am, will depart from Rental Barn
Return time and place: January 16th, around 7:00pm at the Rental Barn
Trip Initiator: Zack Lally
Trip Initiator Contact: email@example.com
Pre-trip Meeting: January 12, 12:30pm
Pre-trip Meeting Location: Rental Barn 1225 E 18th Ave
Departure Date: January 16, 7:00am
Departure Location: Rental Barn 1225 E 18th Ave
Level 1: Designed for beginners: no experience necessary.
Want to get more involved with the Outdoor Program and initiate your own trips? Come to our Trip Initiator Clinic and learn the ins and outs of our Common Adventure program. In this session, we will be going over how to plan and initiate your own trip as well as our Common Adventure philosophy and liability.
UO students only
Date: January 18th
Location: OP Rental Barn, 1225 E. 18th
Practice your kayaking moves in the Rec Center pool, and meet other kayakers! Attend one, two, or all of the sessions! Wednesdays, 7pm-8:30pm. Call the OP to pay and reserve your spot - SPACE IS LIMITED! 541-346-4371. $6 with your own boat, $10 if you want to use one of our kayaks.