Explore Alaska! Spring 2016 Trips Schedule

Sign ups will start on the first day of classes, January 14th

 
 
   
   Faculty, Staff, & Alumni
Jan. Students

17

Pedro Dome Snowshoe

$20$24
 Pedro Dome sits in the hills above Fairbanks and provides a great place to get away from town.  On clear days the Alaska Range provides an awesome backdrop to this fun snowshoe outing.    

31

White Mountains Ski $22$26
 We’ll drive to the White Mountains parking lot at mile 28 on the Elliott Highway and start on the Lee’s Cabin Trail that follows a ridgeline.  We can have lunch on the ridge with a great view before heading back down the trail. This is a ski-at-your-own-pace type of trip so take the opportunity to practice your skiing skills or pick up some pointers from our qualified staff.  
Feb.   

10 & 11

Burbot Fishing$19$23
 Want to learn how to set a burbot line on the Tanana River? Join us as we work with Alaska Fish and Game to provide this experience to students.  We will head out to set our line on Wednesday afternoon and then go back out on Thursday afternoon to check our catch.  Transportation, gear and expertise are provided.  (students will need to have a fishing license to participate in this activity)    
14Ice Climbing$60$72
 Come out to the Denali area for a day of ice climbing on a frozen waterfall.  The ice should be getting fat and fun for climbing by this weekend in early February.  All levels of experience are welcome on this great day out.    
14Banff Mountain Film Festival$10$12
 This annual event helps Fairbanksians survive the winter blues. Come and enjoy a night of action packed films from around the world. Tickets are on sale at the beginning of the semester. Event begins at 6PM in the Davis Concert Hall.  Prices listed are for tickets bought in advance for students and general admission.  

26

Ice JamFREE$10
 Celebrate Winter Carnival with us by participating in a speed based ice climbing competition. Everyone is welcome to come out and give the competition a try regardless of experience.  All the equipment and expertise is provided for those who are newer to ice climbing or don't have their own gear.       
27-28Cabin Ski Overnight$130$175
 

We will head down to Quartz Lake to enjoy a night at a scenic old trapper cabin that has become a part of the Alaska State Parks.  The ski in is under a mile but the cabin has a great wilderness feeling.  We will spend the day exploring the area on ski and maybe even dropping a line under the ice to try to catch some dinner.  If the night is clear the northern light should sparkle for us as well.

  
Mar.   
4Face Shot Friday Ski Shuttle$10$12
 We will provide a ride out into the Goldstream Valley to Moose Mountain Ski area.  Meet in the morning at OA and we will get you out for a fun day on the slopes and then get you back to campus in the late afternoon.  (Lift ticket and rentals are not included)  
25Face Shot Friday Ski Shuttle$10$12
 We will provide a ride out into the Goldstream Valley to Moose Mountain Ski area.  Meet in the morning at OA and we will get you out for a fun day on the slopes and then get you back to campus in the late afternoon.  (Lift ticket and rentals are not included)  
Apr.   
3Ice Fishing$13$15
 Outdoor Adventures is working with the Alaska State Fish and Game to provide this Ice Fishing experience.  We will head down to Chena Lakes and spend the day out on the ice trying to catch some rainbow trout or salmon.  Transportation, fishing gear and expertise are provided.  Students must purchase a fishing license to participate  
9Farthest North Boulder competitionFREEFREE
 Join us at the SRC.  All ability levels are welcome at this bouldering competition.  Pizza will be provided.  This event is sure to be fun for everyone.   
16-17Gulkana Glacier Overnight$125$150
 As the snow melts away here in town we will head down to the Alaska Range to extend our spring snow season.  We will head up onto the Gulkana Glacier and camp out in the beauty of the mountains.   
24Delta Clearwater Spring Migration Paddle$50$60
 Be one of the first out on the water.  We will head down to the Delta Clearwater river and have an early season paddle on this great stretch of river.  The birds are making their way back and this river is a great place to enjoy their return.    
May   
1Rock Climbing$55$66
 The sun is warm and the rock is dry.  Come out on this early season venture to the local crag.  Haven't tried rock climbing?  No problem.  This is a trip for all levels of experience.  
 
  
    

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Active in the Alumni Association? If you have a current "Active Member" card, you can attend trips at the student rates.

Prices include: transportation, trip leaders, and use of Outdoor Adventures equipment. Prices for overnight trips include food. Contact us for additional information. 

All information subject to change!

Stop by the Outdoor Adventures office to sign up!

Refund Policy:

Payment in full is required to sign up for a trip.   A 100% refund is available if you notify the Outdoor Adventures Office of the cancellation more than two weeks (14 days) before the first day of the trip.   Cancellation one week to 3 days (13 to 3 days) before the trip entitles the participant to a 50% refund. No refund is provided if the participant does not show up or cancels 2 days prior start of a trip.

Contact us at (907)-474-6027

Email: uaf-oa-staff@alaska.edu

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