Outdoor Trips

Spring Outdoor Trip Descriptions

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To register, head on over to the Campus Recreation Portal and click on Spring 2019 or visit our Guest Service Desk during general Campus Recreation facility hours. If you have specific questions about a trip, visit the SOLE Center, email sole@uccs.edu, or call 719-255-7517.

 

Date

Trip Descriptions

Cost

1/26/1/27

 

Ouray Ice Climbing Festival and Hot Springs

Witness the ice climbing mecca as both novices and pros travel from around the world to Ouray, Colorado. The event hosts over 100 interactive and educational climbing clinics to accommodate every skill level.

Fee includes transportation, cabin lodging, hot springs pass, and meals. Tickets for evening events and clinics not included. 
Difficulty: Easy to Moderate

$75

2/2

 

Loveland Pass Ski and Board

Loveland's average snowfall is a whopping 422 inches. That's an average of over 35 feet of snow every season, more than any Front Range or Summit County resort! What does this mean? It means an epic day of snow sports!

Includes transportation and lift ticket.
Difficulty: All Experience Welcome

$50

$90 w/ Rental

2/9

 

Snowmobiling Excursion

Explore the Rockies in this 3-hour, guided snowmobile excursion and blast through powder!

Includes transportation, snowmobile rental, and helmet. Does not include clothing! Sign up quickly - this one fills fast!
Difficulty: Easy

$115

Retail Value $175

2/16 - 2/17

Backcountry Snowshoe Overnight

Experience backcountry snowshoeing in all its glory. We will snowshoe to a backcountry hut complete with a wood stove, board games, solar lights, and more!

Includes transportation, equipment, permits, and meals. This trip fills fast!
Difficulty: Moderate to Hard

$80

2/23

Ski & Soak Bus - Monarch Mountain and Hot Springs

Jump on the UCCS Ski Bus and head up to Monarch Ski Area! After hitting the slopes, we'll soak in the Mt. Princeton Hot Springs.

Includes transportation, lift ticket, and hot springs pass.
Difficulty: All Experience Welcome

$85

$105 w/ Rental

3/6

Manitou Incline and Sunset Hike

Hike the legendary Manitou Incline and enjoy the sunset at the top! This is a strenuous, constant hike, but well worth the effort. The incline will push you limits and give you bragging rights with your friends.

Difficulty: Hard

$5

3/9

Snowmobiling excursion

Explore the Rockies in this 3-hour, guided snowmobile excursion and blast through powder!

Includes transportation, snowmobile rental, and helmet. Does not include clothing! Sign up quickly - this trip fills fast!
Difficulty: All Experience Welcome

$115

Retail Value $175

3/16 - 3/17

Skydiving with High Sky Adventures #1

Dive into spring with an adrenaline packed leap! This two-day, overnight excursion will introduce you into the world of skydiving. We will sleep in the hanger, take a class, and of course, hop out of a plane! Jump is individual static line.

Difficulty: All Experience Welcome, Hard pending on fear of heights and comfort level

$125

3/20

Night Hike and Star Gazing at the Garden

Take a break from studying and go for a hike under the stars as we explore the Garden of the Gods by flashlight under the night sky! This is a unique opportunity to see the Garden in a whole new light!

Difficulty: Easy

$10

3/25-3/30

Spring Break Multi-Sport Utah Excursion

Join us for Canyoneering, Rock Climbing, Backpacking, and more as we explore all Utah has to offer!

Includes transportation, passes, equipment, and meals!
Difficulty: Moderate

$225

4/6-4/7

Skydiving with High Sky Adventures #2

This two-day, overnight excursion will introduce you into the world of skydiving. We will sleep in the hanger, take a class and hop out of a plane! Jump is an individual static line.

Difficulty: All Experience Welcome, Hard pending on fear of heights and comfort level

$125

4/13-4/14

Wellness and Recreation Retreat Weekend

Experience hiking, fishing, paddleboarding, yoga, and more in this weekend escape in Estes Park and the Rockies!

Includes transportation, lodging, meals, and activities!
Difficulty: All Experience Welcome

$100 Students

$120 UCCS Community

4/13

Rock Climbing - Garden of the Gods

Get Vertical at one of our favorite local crags! We'll show you the ropes of climbing with opportunities to push your climbing to the next level with lead or multi-pitch climbs.

Includes transportation and equipment.
Difficulty: All Experience Welcome

$20

4/20

Sandboarding

Tak skiing and boarding to a new extreme as we venture to the Great Sand Dunes National park. Using sand specific skis and boards we will hit the slopes for a new kind of extreme sport!

Includes transportation and equipment rentals.
Difficulty: Moderate due to hiking in sand

$45

4/20

Fishing the Rockies

Experience the sport of fly fishing as SOLE ventures out to relax and learn the sport of fly fishing. A good time is guaranteed with beautiful view, fresh air, and fish!

Includes transportation and equipment, participants must purchase fishing license prior to departure!
Difficulty: All Experience Welcome

$35

4/27

Rock Climbing Shelf Road

Join us at the world-class sport climbing mecca - Shelf Road. No experience is required!

Includes transportation and equipment.
Difficulty: All Experience Welcome

$25

4/27

Paddleboarding

Join us for this water-based adventure! We will float our standup paddleboards into a scenic reservoir for a scenic paddle and some nautical yoga!

Includes transportation, permit, and gear.
Difficulty: Easy

$35

5/11

Rafting the Gorge #1

Challenge legendary rapids like Sunshine Falls, Sledge hammer and Boat Eater. The Royal Gorge has everything you could want in a Colorado whitewater rafting trip - big rapids, grand geologic features and intriguing human history. Class III-V rapids pending water flow.

Difficulty: Moderate - Must be able to swim!

$75

6/15

Rafting the Gorge #1

Challenge legendary rapids like Sunshine Falls, Sledge hammer and Boat Eater. The Royal Gorge has everything you could want in a Colorado whitewater rafting trip - big rapids, grand geologic features and intriguing human history. Class III-V rapids pending water flow.

Difficulty: Moderate - Must be able to swim!

$75