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!
Trip Registration Procedure
- To register, come in person the OP office (Rm. 214 of Reynolds Gym). You must come by the OP office to pay and finalize your registration. Note that all of our trips are first come, first serve.
- You DO NOT have a spot on any 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.
- Visit our Trip Policies page for more detailed information regarding registration and OP trip policies.
Outdoor Pursuits TripsBelow are the wilderness trip offerings for OP for the Fall 2015 semester. You can sign up for individual trips using the "Sign-Up Here" link.
|Trip Title||Trip Date||Trip Cost||Trip Location||Activity||Registration Deadline|
|Saturday SUP||Sep. 5||$9.00||Belews Lake, NC||SUP||Tuesday, Sep. 1|
|Hike and Splash||Sep. 5||$4.00||Hanging Rock State Park, NC||Day Hike and Smimming||Tuesday Sep. 1|
|OP Climbing School||Sep. 12, Oct. 11, Fall break||$136.00 (This is a three part trip)||Pilot Mtn, NC|
New River Gorge, WV
|Rock Climbing||Tuesday, Sep. 8|
|After School Biking||Sep. 18||FREE||Tanglewood Park, NC||Mtn. Biking||Tuesday, Sep. 15
|Lake Day Extravaganza||Sep. 19||$14.00||Belews Lake, NC||Multi-Sport||Tuesday, Sep. 15|
|River Clean Up||Sep. 27||FREE||TBD||Service||Tuesday, Sep. 22|
|WW Kayaking||Sep. 26||$46.00||Tuckaseegee River, NC||WW Kayaking||Tuesday Sep. 15|
|Sunset Yoga||Oct. 2||$5.00||TBD||Day Hike and Yoga||Tuesday, Oct. 1|
|Sky Diving!!!||Oct. 4||$208.00||Carolina Skydiving||Skydiving||Tuesday Sep. 15|
|Rocktober Bouldering||Oct. 10||$17.00||Blowing Rock, NC||Rock Climbing||Tuesday Oct. 6|
|Fall Foliage Backpack||Oct. 23-25||$48.00||Grayson Highlands, VA||Backpacking||Tuesday Oct. 20|
|Climbing Service Day||Oct. 24||FREE||TBD||Service||Tuesday Oct. 20|
|After School Biking||Oct. 30||FREE||Tanglewood Park, NC||Mtn. Biking||Tuesday Oct. 27|
|Tents without Gents Womens Weekend||Nov. 6-8||$44.00||Backpacking||Tuesday Nov. 3|
|Day Hike||Nov. 7||$14.00||Stone Mtn. State Park, NC||Day Hike||Tuesday Nov. 3|
|Friday Climb and Dine||Nov. 13||$18.00||Pilot Mtn. State Park, NC||Rock Climbing||Tuesday Nov. 10|
|Late Fall Bouldering||Nov. 14||$21.00||Rumbling Bald, NC||Rock Climbing||Tuesday Nov. 10|
|Pre-exams weekend backpacking||Nov. 20 - 22||$37.00||Pisgah National Forest, NC||Backpacking||Tuesday Nov. 17|
|Winter Break Rock Climbing in Las Vegas, NV||Dec. 13 - 20||$465 + airfare||Red Rocks Canyon, NV||Extended Expeditions||Friday Oct. 2|
|Summer Wildlife Photography Expedition to INDIA||TBD||TBD||India||Extended Expeditions||TBD|
|Summer 2016 ENV 306 Contemplative Approaches to Global Sustainability||Summer Session II||TBD||Alaska||Extended Expeditions||TBD|