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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 2017 semester. To register, stop by the NEW OP office on the bottom floor of the Sutton Center. Each of our trips are first come, first serve and space is limited so claim your spot early. Trip Registration begins on Tuesday January 10.

All trip locations will be posted by Monday January 16.

Trip TitleTrip Date Trip CostTrip LocationActivity
Ski TripSat. Jan. 21A: Lift Only $69.00
B: Ski + Lift $95.00
C: Board + Lift $110.00

+ $20.00 for a lesson
Winter Place, WVSnow Sports
Ski TripSat. Feb. 4A: Lift Only $69.00
B: Ski + Lift $95.00
C: Board + Lift $110.00

+ $20.00 for a lesson
Winter Place, WVSnow Sports
Ski TripSun. Feb. 12A: Lift Only $69.00
B: Ski + Lift $95.00
C: Board + Lift $110.00

+ $20.00 for a lesson
Winter Place, WVSnow Sports
Winter BackpackingSat. Feb. 11 - Sun. Feb 12$35.00TBDBackpacking and Camping
ClimbingSat. Feb. 25$15.00Sauratown Mtn., NCRock Climbing
Cumberland Island Service and Kayaking TripSpring Break$210.00Cumberland Island National Seashore, GACoastal Kayaking, hiking, camping, service
Southeast Sampler Spring BreakSpring Break$385.00TBDMulti-Sport (Backpacking, rafting, climbing)
Bahamas Learn to Sail ProgramSpring Break$1300.00 + AirfarMarsh Harbor, BahamasSailing and other water related activities
Climb and DineFri. Mar. 17FREEPilot Mtn. State Park, NCRock Climbing
WW KayakingSat. Mar. 18$45.00TBDKayaking of the whitewater variety
Tents w/out GentsSat. Mar. 18 - Sun. Mar. 19$35.00TBDBackpacking
After School BikingFri. Mar. 24FREETBDMtn. Biking
Yoga OvernightFri. Mar. 24 - Sat. Mar. 25$24.00TBDYoga and Camping
SUPSat. Mar. 25$10.00Belews LakeStand Up Paddleboarding
ATVSun. Mar. 26$110.00VARiding ATV's
SkydivingSat. Apr. 1$235.00Carolina SkydivingSkydiving
WW KayakingSat. Apr. 1$45.00TBDWhitewater Kayaking
Rumbling Bald Climbing WeekendSat. Apr. 1 - Sun. Apr. 2$35.00Hickory Nut Gorge State Park, NCRock Climbing and Camping
Sunset YogaFri. Apr. 7FreeTBDYoga
WW CenterSat. Apr. 8$90.00US National Whitewater Center, NCMulti-Sport
Easter Break SurfingEaster Break $85.00Cape Hatteras, NCSurfing and Camping
Easter Break BackpackingEaster Break$70.00Bear Island, NCBackpacking
Easter Break ClimbingEaster Break$75.00TBDRock Climbing and Camping
ENV 304 Alaska Expedition (3 cr. hour class)Class is Summer Session II, Field Portion July 15 - Aug. 3$2269 + AirfareWrangell/St. Elias National Park, Prince William Sound, Kenai Peninsula, AKBackpacking, Sea Kayaking, Glacier trek

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.