UCI Outdoor Adventures



OUTDOOR ADVENTURE TRIPS
FREE Summer Hike Fees: FREE  Date:  Mon 9/10 Time: 6-8pm REGISTER NOW - FREE
  This hike will be from 6pm - 8pm a Shady Canyon. Participants please bring: Comfortable walking shoes, A bottle of water, and Sunscreen. UCI Outdoor Adventures will provide a leader for the hike to guide the group and add informal outdoor education during the event. For more information please contact Doug Tully (949-824-0388).
FREE Fall Hike Fees: FREE  Date:  Sat 9/29 Time: 10am - 1pm REGISTER NOW - FREE
  This is a great hike close to campus with beautiful views of the coast! We will hike from Bomber Canyon over to the coast in El Moro canyon, stop for a treat at the Milkshake Shack and then return to campus. UCI Outdoor Adventures will provide a leader for the hike to guide the group and add informal outdoor education during the event. For more information please contact Doug Tully (949-824-0388).
Student Trip Leader Training Course Fees: $15/$25  Dates:  10/3-11/20 Time: 7pm - 9pm REGISTER NOW
  Be a leader and get outdoors to do it. UCI's Outdoor Trips program needs you to help deliver our outdoor adventures to UCI's Students, Faculty and Staff. This course will train you to help be an outdoor leader in areas of camping, backpacking, hiking and rock climbing. Students will recieve training skills such as camp craft, wilderness first aid and rock climbing as well as leadership, group dynamics and decision making. If you have ever wanted to work in the outdoors then this is the course for you. It is also a fantastic opportunity to get involved at UCI!

This is a training course to prepare outdoor trip leaders either at UCI or in other similar programs. Outside certifications and/or work may be required.
Ortega Falls Climbing Fees: $35/$45  Date:  Sat 10/6 Time: 8am - 6pm REGISTER NOW
  This is a great rock climbing spot close to campus. We can spend the day on the rock and have you back to campus for the evening. No experience needed. It's a great way to try climbing outdoors! We will carpool. No climbing experience necessary. All climbing gear will be provided for the trip. Pre Trip meeting is scheduled for Thursday October 4th, 7:30pm in ARC Conference room.
Intro to Backpacking Workshop Fees: $5/$10  Date:  Wed 10/10 Time: 7pm - 9pm REGISTER NOW
  If you have wondered about how to start backpacking and wanted to learn more about what steps you need to take then join Outdoor Adventures for this detailed look at backpacking the introductory steps. No experience necessary.
Idylwild Adventure Fees: $55/$65  Date:  Sat 10/13 Time: 9am - 9pm REGISTER NOW
  Idyllwild is a charming southern California mountain town! We will have beautiful trails to hike with stunning views, local artists of all sorts and some great food including an awesome bakery! Transportation is included so join Outdoor Adventures for a great day of sightseeing and simple mountain charms! Guests are welcome too. Pre Trip meeting is scheduled for October 11th at 7:30pm in ARC Conference room
FREE Fall Hike Fees: FREE  Date:  Sat 11/3 Time: 1pm - 3:30pm REGISTER NOW - FREE
  Red Rocks is a great local hike and pretty easy for all fitness levels. The canyon is very different than most of the Southern California hiking areas. Join Outdoor Adventures for a fun afternoon of discovering the hidden gems of Southern Cal.
Beginning Backpack to Sitton Peak Fees: $50/$75  Date:  Sat 11/10 - 11/1 Time: 8am - 8pm REGISTER NOW
  "This is the perfect introductory trip for new backpackers. It will give you a hands on opportunity to practice skills you've learned previously or test out your comfort level for new skills. Sitton peak is close to campus and a relatively easy hike with great panoramic views of the coast. We will hike in, spend the night and hike out the next day. It's the perfect way to end fall quarter and develop your new backpacking skills.

This is a carpooling trip. The cost of food is included so that it will be easier to provide for the group. Group gear will be provided but each participant will need their own backpack, sleeping bag and sleeping pad. If you don't have these items they can be rented from the Outdoor Adventures Coordinator. Pre Trip meeting is scheduled for November 8th 7:30pm in ARC Conference room"
Apple Valley Climbing Fees: $35/$45  Date:  Sat 12/1 Time: 7am - 5pm REGISTER NOW
  "Looking for a new place to climb? Apple Valley has been developing routes! Located in the high desert near Barstow this rock is granite very similar to Joshua Tree. This is a sport climbing area with a pretty short approach so that means it's a good place for beginners to try outdoor rock climbing. Plenty of fun routes for veteran climbers too!
We will carpool. No climbing experience necessary. All climbing gear will be provided for the trip. Pre Trip meeting is scheduled for Thursday November 29th, 7:30pm in ARC Conference room"
Information for all Outdoor Adventure Participants: All activities and trips are available for online registration for UCI Students and ARC Members. All other participants may register at Campus Recreation Services (2nd Floor, ARC) or by calling (949) 824-3738.

Please review the Campus Recreation Refund Policy (pdf).

If you would like to join a listserv for information on upcoming climbing wall events and outdoor trips, please sign-up here.