Outdoor Trips

SOLE Outdoor Trips

To view the full SOLE Outdoor Trip Schedule visit the Campus Recreation Home Page and view the schedule under Quick Links.

To register, head on over to the Campus Recreation Portal 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

8/31 - 9/2

Labor Day Backpacking Trip - Sangre De Cristo

Spend the Extended UCCS Labor Day weekend with SOLE on this 3-day, 2-night backpacking trip in majestic San De Cristo Mountains. Enjoy the back country on this journey to alpine lakes, wildlife viewing, and more. Includes transportation , gear and meals.  

Difficulty: Moderate 

$80

9/7

Skydiving - Royal Gorge Skydiving

Dive into the school year with an adrenaline packed leap! This day excursion will introduce you into the world of skydiving while you jump with a jump master at almost 14000 feet!  260# pound weight restriction so please contact sole with questions. 

Difficulty: Moderate 

$175

9/14

 

14er Hike - Quandary Peak

Hike a famous Colorado 14teener. You will witness amazing views and potentially a pack of mountain goats! 

Difficulty : Hard to moderate based on elevation and fitness levels

$15

9/18

 

Night Hike - Garden of the Gods

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

Difficulty Level: Easy

$5

9/21

Paddleboarding - Pueblo Resevoir 

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! 

Difficulty Level: Easy 

$35

9/28

Rock Climbing - Castlewood Canyon

Get vertical at one of our favorite local crags! We'll show you the ropes of climbing. Includes transportation and gear. 

Difficulty Level: Hard due to hike and elevation

$20

9/28

14er Hike - Mt. Elbert

Climb to the highest point in Colorado and the second highest peak in the lower 48 states! This two day trip will consist of camping at gorgeous Twin Lakes, hiking, beautiful views and an abundance of wildlife!

Difficulty Level: Includes transportation, permits and gear. 

$35

10/5

Sand Boarding - Great Sand Dunes

Take Skiing and boarding to a new extreme as we venture out to the Great Sand Dunes National Park. Using special sand specific sleds and skis we will hit the sand slopes for a new kind of fun! Cost includes rentals and transportation. 

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate ( Sand Hiking involved) 

$45

10/9

Ax Throwing - Jacks Axe Throwing

Take an outdoor pastime indoors with axe throwing! No experience is needed! Be prepares to have fun, meet friends, and relieve a little stress! Cost includes entrance fee. 

Difficulty Level : Easy

$25

10/12

Rapelling - Cheyenne Canyon

Experience the thrill of rappelling in beautiful Cheyenne Canyon. Rap down 100-foot cliff faces, enjoy the views, and lookout for wildlife! No experience required! Includes transportation and equipment. 

Difficulty Level: Easy 

$20
10/12

Skydiving - Royal Gorge Skydiving

Dive into the school year with an adrenaline packed leap! This day excursion will introduce you into the world of skydiving while you jump with a jump master at almost 14000 feet!  260# pound weight restriction so please contact sole with questions. 

Difficulty: Moderate 

$175

10/19

High Ropes Challenge Course - EPIC Adventure Tower

Thrill, excitement, and challenge! Join us as we take on the Sky Trek, a 3-level challenge course with over 110+ challenges including Ninja Warrior Elements.Next, after conquering the course, we will attempt the EPIC Adventure Tower that consist of a 42' climbing wall, 4 rappelling stations & the 70' Eagles Nest platform featuring the world's 1st flight line! Includes transportation and entrance fees!

Difficulty Level: Easy to Hard ( self-selected challenges) 

$80

12/7

Ski & Soak - Monarch Mtn & Princeton Hot Springs

Jump on to UCCS Ski Bus and head up to Monarch Ski Area for the day. After the slopes, we will soak at MT. Princeton Hot Springs before returning to UCCS. Includes transportation, lift ticket, hot springs pass. Gear rental and lesson available for additional cost.  

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate

$85 without rental

$105 with rental