Join the ORC for a fun-filled day in Hocking Hills State Park! We will explore the Outback Trail in Hocking Hills on horseback passing various rock formations, including the unique "Table-top Rock." Afterwards, we will set foot on the beautiful Conkle's Hollow Trail and hike 3 1/4 miles before returning to WSU.
This is a great trip for people of all experience levels.
Cost Includes: Transportation, horses and equipment, trail guides.
Come enjoy a day of rock climbing at the Red River Gorge. This area of Kentucky is one of the most popular rock climbing destinations in the United States. In a day we will hike down to our destination enjoy some great climbing and hike back out. We will explore the beautiful Muir valley along the way. Afterwards we will stop by Miguel’s for a chance to purchase any needed gear you have on your shopping list. This trip will be ideal for new climbers as well as some intermediate climbers looking to explore the climbing world.
Friday, April 26, 2013 - 5:00pm to Sunday, May 5, 2013 - 5:00pm
Challenge yourself over break with a 29 mile loop through one of the most spectacular canyons in the world. Elevation will range from 6,400ft on top of the South Rim down to 2,200ft along the Colorado River. Participants will carry a full backpack with personal and group gear, and travel along difficult and remote terrain. We can expect chilly evenings and warm days. The trip includes 5 days and 4 nights in the Canyon with a rest day at the bottom to enjoy the magnificent CO River, as well as a night in Flagstaff, AZ.
Saturday, April 13, 2013 - 10:00am to Sunday, April 14, 2013 - 5:00pm
Trainer courses are designed for educators, guides, agency employees, and other outdoor professionals. Successful graduates of the Trainer Course
gain the skills to teach Leave No Trace techniques and ethics to their clients, friends and family. Participants learn the concepts of Leave No Trace
and prepare to teach Leave No Trace curriculum in a variety of settings schools, camps, parks, wilderness and front country areas. Workshop
topics include the underlying ethics and seven principles of Leave No Trace.
Saturday, March 16, 2013 (All day) to Sunday, March 17, 2013 (All day)
This is the first step to becoming a trained facilitator on the WSU Low Ropes Course. The WSU Low Ropes Course contains 12 elements built specifically to help groups explore their inner dynamics and help build relationships. The elements are diverse and vary greatly in the degree of physical and mental involvement required for a group to succeed. The facilitator's role is crucial on the challenge course. This weekend training will take you through the course both as a participant and facilitator; you will learn new games, initiatives, and briefing techniques. This is an active, hands-
Saturday, February 23, 2013 (All day) to Friday, March 1, 2013 (All day)
Join the WSU Outdoor Resource Center in a multi-destination climbing adventure at two of the premier bouldering locations in the east, Rocktown, GA and Stonefort, TN. Enjoy crushing the picturesque sandstone of Stonefort for two days, then followed by an exploration Chattanooga’s downtown, including the fascinating wildlife at the Tennessee Aquarium. Our Journey will continue south to the shimmering golden sandstone of Rocktown before returning home from this weeklong epic.
Saturday, March 23, 2013 (All day) to Sunday, March 24, 2013 (All day)
For nearly 1444 miles, the Buckeye Trail winds around Ohio, reaching into every corner of the state. From a beachhead on Lake Erie near Cleveland, to a hilltop overlooking the Ohio River in Cincinnati, a hiker can experience a little of all that Ohio has to offer.
Friday, February 8, 2013 - 6:30pm to Saturday, February 9, 2013 - 12:30pm
Spend a night under the stars enjoying the warmth of a campfire at John Bryan State Park. Enjoy good conversation and s’mores before retiring to the tent and the sounds of nature. In the morning wake up to a warm drink and hot breakfast before hitting the trail in Clifton Gorge. Hike 2.7 miles along the raging Little Miami River with impressive overlooks complete with winter icicles transforming this valley into a winter wonderland.
Cost Includes: Transportation from WSU, all camping equipment and campground fees, s’mores and hot breakfast.
Cave Tours, High Line Ride, Rappelling, Rope Climbing, Tree Climbing, Mountain Biking, Canoeing, Kayaking, Hiking, Backpacking, Horseback Riding, Camping In A Cave, Adventure Presentations, Archeology Tours, Squeeze Box, Winter Survival, Fire Building, Campfire Cooking, Geocaching, Land Navigation, Corrugated Cave, Mine Lighting, Live Bluegrass Band & More! Join the ORC as we head down to Carver Cave State Park for a Winter Weekend of Adventure! We will be camping all weekend at the State Park Campgrounds.