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Schedule    |    Winter/Spring 2014

Date Event
Location Student Fee Details

February 8 - 9

Ice Climbing

Sandstone, MN

$85

see below

Monday, February 17

Cross Country Skiing

Lake Elmo Park Reserve

$20

see below

Saturday, February 22

Snow Tubing

Trollhaugen - Dresser, WI

$30

see below

Sunday, March 2

Climbing Wall & Belay School

Knowles Center

Free

see below

Sunday, March 9

"Rock of Ages" Climbing Competition

Knowles Center

$5

see below

Friday, Mar. 28 - Sunday, Mar. 30

Backpacking

Lake Superior Trail

$65

see below

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Canoeing

St. Croix River

$20

see below

Friday, April 25 - Saturday, April 26

Rock Climbing

Interstate Park - WI/MN

$45

see below

Saturday, May 3

Horseback Riding

River Valley Ranch, Carver, MN

$35

see below

Saturday, May 3 - Sunday, May 4

Mountain Bike & Camp

CAMBA Trails, Cable, WI

$45

see below


Details

Ice Climbing

Date of trip: Saturday, Feb 8 (7am) – Sunday, Feb 9 (2pm)

Location of trip: Sandstone, MN

Meeting location: Outdoor Adventures Rental Center

Registration open: January 20, 2014

Registration deadline: Feb 6, 2014

Fee:

·      Student fee: $85

·      Fac/Staff fee: $90

·      Community fee: $95

Mandatory pre-trip meeting (time, date and location): Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 6:00pm in UC (Room TBD)

Event details:  Test your climbing skills while ascending ice curtains using crampons and ice hammers. Whether you are an experienced climber or new to the sport, ice climbing offers great new challenges to all. Dress in warm, breathable, and comfortable clothing. All the equipment you would need for ice climbing is provided in addition to lunch/dinner on Saturday, lodging, and breakfast on Sunday.


Cross Country Skiing


Date of trip: Monday, February 17 @ 4-8pm

Location of trip: Lake Elmo Park Reserve, Lake Elmo, MN

Meeting location: Outdoor Adventures Rental Center

Registration open: January 27, 2014

Registration deadline: Thursday, February 13, 2014

Fee:

·      Student fee: $20

·      Fac/Staff fee: $25

·      Community fee: $30

Mandatory pre-trip meeting (time, date and location):
Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 6:00pm in the UC (Room TBD)

Event details: This outing will take you on a miles of pure beauty! Glide along well groomed cross country ski trails that are equipped with light features so the fun doesn’t have to end when the sun goes down. There is a quaint warming house with a fireplace, perfect for warming up, and chatting with friends. Trip includes skiing equipment and transportation. Please dress in layers of warm, easy to move in clothes.



Snow tubing

Date of trip: Saturday, February 22 @ 9am-2pm

Location of trip: Trollhaugen – Dresser, WI

Meeting location: Outdoor Adventures Rental Center

Registration open: January 27, 2014

Registration deadline: February 20, 2014

Fee:

·      Student fee: $30

·      Fac/Staff fee: $35

·      Community fee: $40

Mandatory pre-trip meeting (time, date and location):
Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 6:00pm in UC (Room TBD)

Event details: Missing the good ol’ days? No worries. Outdoor Adventures will take you on a blast from the past trip of snow tubing! This trip allows you to relive the thrill of sledding, only better – on a tube! Trip includes transportation and park admission. Snacks provided.



Climbing Wall & Belay School

Date: Sunday, March 2, 2014.

Time: 7 - 9 p.m. 

Location: Knowles Center Climbing Wall 

This course is an opportunity for UWRF students, faculty, alumni, and River Falls community members to build their climbing skills.  This class will cover the basics of climbing and belaying at the Knowles Climbing Wall.  Upon completion of the class, participants will be certified to belay at the Knowles Climbing Wall during open climb sessions with supervision by a Kinni Outdoor Adventures staff member.

 
"Rock of Ages" Climbing Competition

Date: Sunday, March 9 @ 5-9pm

Location:
Knowles Center Climbing Wall

Registration open:
January 27, 2014

Registration deadline:
March 9, 2014

Student fee:
$5

Fac/Staff fee:
$8

Community fee
: $10


Event details:
Seeking the perfect challenge? Attend the UWRF annual rock climbing competition. All skill levels are welcomed and will be put to the test on our unique, all natural climbing wall. If heights aren’t your thing, there is a bouldering competition you can participate in as well. 



Backpacking

Date of trip: Friday, March 28 – Sunday, March 30 

Location of trip: Lake Superior Trail – North Shore Area, MN

Meeting location: Outdoor Adventures Rental Center @ 4pm Friday 

Registration open: January 27, 2014 

Registration deadline: March 26, 2014

Fee: 

Student fee: $65

Fac/Staff fee: $70

Community fee: $75

Mandatory pre-trip meeting (time, date and location): March 26, 2014 6:00pm at the UC (Room TDB)

Event details: There is no better way to know this land than to walk it. Walking brings into perspective all the wonderful details that make the whole picture." Backpack along one of the most beautiful areas in MN and one of the top ten best trails in the Midwest. This trip will lead you through portions of the scenic Lake Superior Hiking Trail. Outdoor Adventures can outfit you with all your camping equipment and backpacks if needed. Delicious backcountry meals are included while on this excursion.

Canoeing

Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014. 9am-2pm

Location: St. Croix River – Hudson, WI/ Afton, MN

Meeting location: Outdoor Adventures Rental Center

Registration open: January 27, 2014

Registration deadline: April 10, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

Fee:

·      Student fee: $20

·      Fac/Staff fee: $25

·      Community fee: $30

Mandatory pre-trip meeting (time, date and location): Thursday, April 10, 2014. 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Location: Falls Room 004, University Center

Event details: Itching to get back out on the water? Come along with Outdoor Adventures on a leisurely paddle through sections of Lake St. Croix located in the Afton area, off the St. Croix River. You will be paddling through scenic portions of the river great for photographing and even fishing. Snacks provided.



Rock Climbing

Date: Friday, April 25 (5pm) – Saturday, April 26 (5pm)

Location: Interstate Park – WI/MN

Meeting location: Outdoor Adventures Rental Center

Registration open: January 27, 2014

Registration deadline: April 23, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

Fee:

·      Student fee: $45

·      Fac/Staff fee: $50

·      Community fee: $55

Mandatory pre-trip meeting:
Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 6:00 - 7:00pm. Location: Chippewa 322, University Center.

Event details: Join Outdoor Adventures on its annual rock climbing trip to Interstate Park. Spend the evening huddled around a campfire eating scrumptious s’mores, sleeping along the St. Croix River. On Saturday, tackle some of the area’s best top rope climbing. A mouth-watering hot breakfast and filing lunch that every rock climber deserves will be provided. Rock climbing equipment will be provided.



Horseback Riding

Date: Saturday, May 3 @ 9am-2pm

Location: River Valley Ranch – Carver, MN

Meeting location: Outdoor Adventures Rental Center

Registration open: January 27, 2014

Registration deadline: May 1, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

Fee:

·      Student fee: $35

·      Fac/Staff fee: $40

·      Community fee: $45

Mandatory pre-trip meeting:
Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 6:00 - 7 p.m. Location: Chippewa 322, University Center

Event details: Spend the day saddled up and going on a trail ride. If you’ve never ridden a horse before, no problem! Horses will be matched to rider’s experience. Snacks will be provided.  



Mountain Bike & Camp

Date: Saturday, May 3 (7am) – Sunday, May 4 (2pm)

Location: CAMBA Trails – Cable, WI

Meeting location: Outdoor Adventures Rental Center

Registration open: January 27, 2014

Registration deadline: May 1, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

Fee:

·      Student fee: $45

·      Fac/Staff fee: $50

·      Community fee: $55

Mandatory pre-trip meeting:
Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Location: Eau Galle 332, University Center.

Event details: Start your morning off right ripping through some of the best trails in the state. CAMBA Trails has something for everyone ranging from single track and mixed terrain for the beginner to intermediate level rider. Saturday lunch and dinner provided as well as a Sunday breakfast. Bikes and camping equipment provided if needed.



How do I sign up?

  1. Register and pay on UWRF Marketplace
  2. Save your e-mail receipt for proof of purchase. 
  3. Wait to be contacted via e-mail by Kinni Outdoor Adventures staff for trip details.
  4. Attend pre-trip meeting.

If you have questions for the Campus Recreation staff. Please call 715-425-4289 ext. 107 or e-mail CampusRec@uwrf.edu.


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