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OP trips are designed for participants of all ability levels!  We are here to offer participants with quality back country experiences that  provide fun, educational, and immersion into the wild spaces that surround our campus. So, whether you’re a seasoned veteran or a true beginner, join us for what is sure to be a semester of great adventures!

Outdoor Pursuits Trips

Below are the wilderness trip offerings for OP for the Spring 2016 semester. To register, stop by the NEW OP office on the bottom floor of the Reynolds Gym addition. Each of our trips are first come, first serve and space is limited so claim your spot early.

Trip TitleTrip Date Trip CostTrip LocationActivity
Ski TripSat. Feb. 6Lift Only: $69
Lift/Ski: $95
Lift/Board: $108
Add a lesson: $20
Winter Place, WVSki/Snowboard
Valentines Day Ski TripSun. Feb. 14Lift Only: $69
Lift/Ski: $95
Lift/Board: $108
Add a lesson: $20
Winter Place, WVSki/Snowboard
Ski TripSat. Feb. 20Lift Only: $69
Lift/Ski: $95
Lift/Board: $108
Add a lesson: $20
Winter Place, WVSki/Snowboard
Winter BackpackingSat. Feb. 27 - Sun Feb. 28$34TBDBackpacking
Trail RunningSat. Feb. 27FreeSalem Lake, NCRunning
OP Spring Break SE SamplerSun. Mar. 6 - Fri. Mar. 11$380Pisgah Ntl. Forest, NC
Backpacking, WW Kayaking, Canyoneering, Climbing
OP Spring Break Climbing TripSun. Mar. 6 - Fri. Mar 11$188Red River Gorge, KYRock Climbing
Sunset YogaFri. Mar 18FreeHanging Rock State ParkHiking/Yoga
Rumble at the Bald bouldering tripFri. Mar. 18 - Sun. Mar. 20$42Rumbling Bald, NCBouldering
Yadkin River Clean-Up daySat. Mar. 19FREEYadkin River, NCService and Paddling
Easter Break Tents w/out Gents Coastal Kayaking TripFri. Mar. 25 - Sun. Mar 27$70Bear Island, NCCoastal Kayaking
Easter Break Surfing and Beach Camping Fri. Mar. 25 - Sun. Mar. 27TBDCoastal CarolinaSurfing
Easter Break TN Climbing TripFri. Mar. 25 - Sun. Mar. 27$72Stone Fort, TNBouldering and Roped Climbing
After School BikingFri. Apr 1FREESalem Lake, NCBiking
BackpackingSat. Apr 2 - Sun. Apr. 3$39Massie Gap, VABackpacking
SUPSun. Apr. 3$11Belews Lake, NCStand Up Paddleboard
Climb and DineFri. Apr 8$12Pilot Mtn. State Park, NCRock Climbing
WW Center Multi-sport daySat. Apr. 9TBDUS National WW Center, Charlotte, NCWW Rafting, Biking, Zip Lining, Climbing
After School BikingFri. Apr. 15FREETanglewood Park, NCBiking
New River Gorge WW Rafting OvernightFri. Apr. 15 - Sat. Apr. 16$155New River Gorge, WVWW Rafting
Lake Day ExtravaganzaSat. Apr. 16$11Belews Lake, NCKayaking, SUP, Canoeing, Wakeboarding
Pre Exams BackpackingFri. Apr. 22 - Sun. Apr. 24$43TBDBackpacking

Trip Registration Procedure

  • To register, come in person the OP office (1st floor of the Sutton Center).   Note that all of our trips are first come, first serve.
  • You are not registered for a trip until you have come to the OP office and paid for your spot.  All trips must be paid in full at the time of registration unless otherwise noted.
  • For more information about our trips, please visit our TRIP POLICIES page.