Summer is on its way! Sign-up for these exciting courses being offered by OA!
Learn a new skill and earn credits while adventuring in Alaska
Introduction to Arctic Backpacking RECR F193P T02- 1 Credit. Field Fee- $450
In this class we will visit the beautiful wilderness of the Brooks Range for a week long backpacking trip. Before the hike we will cover all the logistics necessary to make the trip possible including: food choice and preparation, gear choices, maps and transportation. While on the hike we will cover route finding, navigation, bear safety, river crossing, leave no trace ethics and other skills required for hiking in the Arctic.
Introduction to Expedition Kayaking RECR F193P T03- 1Credit. Field Fee-$395
During this class we will spend a week floating Birch Creek in the heart of the White Mountains. This 130 mile stretch of river will allow plenty of time to learn many different aspects of river kayaking including: paddle strokes, campsite selection, boat repair, water reading, rapid scouting, bear safety, leave no trace ethics and other techniques that will enhance your future rafting trips.
Expedition Rock Climbing RECR F193P T01- 1 Credit. Field Fee-$300
In this course we will head to the Golden Canyon in the Yukon Territories. The goal of this course is for students to build upon their rock climbing knowledge, and gain experience climbing outside. The granite walls of the Golden Canyon are an ideal place to develop the ability to sport lead outside. We will also work to develop the fundamental concepts of placing removable rock protection (trad gear) and doing practice leads while placing trad gear in the rock. Students will also learn crack climbing movement techniques such as hand jams and foot jams.
Kayaking: Whitewater: RECR F140Y T01- 1 Credit Field Fee - $254
An introduction to whitewater kayaking. Topics will include equipment selection, safety considerations and hazard assessment, introduction to group and river running, eddy turns, scouting, river running, ferrying, trip planning considerations.
There are a few openings left for our remaining Spring trips!
Come by OA to sign up for these amazing adventures!
Hunters Education April 12th-13th
Hot Springs Hike and Soak April 19th
Rent Outdoor Gear for Your Next Adventure!
Rent equipment from Outdoor Adventures and go find your next adventure! Enjoy the sunshine, fresh air, and great Alaskan outdoors with friends for reasonably low prices! We have cross-country skis, snowshoes, mountaineering boots and so much more. Check out what we have to offer under the Rental Rates link above!
505 Yukon Drive
PO Box 756640
Fairbanks, AK 99775
We are located in UAF's William Ransom Wood Campus Center on the bottom floor and south side of the building.
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