Campus Recreation

Student Outdoor Learning Experience (S.O.L.E.)

About Us

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The Student Outdoor Learning Experience (S.O.L.E.) program seeks to provide the university community with safe, educational and fun outdoor recreation opportunities. Each semester S.O.L.E. offers a variety of outdoor adventure trips and educational clinics for all experiences and skill levels. The S.O.L.E. Center, located in the Recreation & Wellness Center, operates a free bike and ski workshop, bouldering wall, outdoor equipment rental and Bike Share.  S.O.L.E. strives to be a resource for the campus community for all outdoor excursions by providing trip planning support and access to the S.O.L.E. resource library containing a wide range of guide books, maps and DVDs. The S.O.L.E. Center is open Monday-Friday 12-6 PM for trip registrations, workshop usage, equipment rental, bouldering and general support for the UCCS community explore the great outdoors.

Upcoming Events


Clinic: Leave No Trace



5 PM

S.O.L.E. Center

Trip: Ski & Soak




Monarch Ski Resort & Mt. Princeton Hot Springs

Clinic: Avalanche Awareness 



6 PM

S.O.L.E. Center


For any questions or comments, contact SOLE at or 719-255-7517 (M-F 12-6PM only) or Andrea Hassler, Trails and Outdoors Coordinator, at 719-255-7508 or or stop by during open hours, Monday - Friday, 12-6 PM.