Summer Belay Classes:

Please note that during summer session (May 10th through August 23) we will only be offering belay classes on Tuesdays. These will be offered from 6-7:30 p.m. instead of the usual 7-8:30 p.m.

 

 Climbing tower opens Wednesday 4/27!!

Come enjoy the warm weather at the outdoor climbing tower!!

We will be open Wednesday through Friday from 4-8pm throughout the summer.

We are set up for both top rope and lead climbing. For lead climbing you will need to have a lead-certification, which can be arranged with the climbing staff. 

 The Dry-tool wall will also be open for those who want to try it, or stay in tooling shape!
 
 
Wilderness First Responder class:

 

For students and members of the community looking to expand their skill set in the great outdoors the Community and Technical college is offering a WFR class this spring from May 14-22. This is a great opportunity, be sure to take advantage of it. 

 

Swiftwater Rescue Class:

If your full-time and/or seasonal personnel use any kind of watercraft (pack rafts, sea kayaks, canoes, rafts, jet, or prop boats) to travel in remote areas and wilderness settings to accomplish their work, you should consider Alaska Rescue’s Remote Worker Safety Training Program.

Dates: May 12-13
Cost: $415
Location: Chena River
For more information about the course check out Water Rescue Technician 1
To sign up you can call Outdoor Adventures at 474-6027 or stop by our office located in the Student Recreation Center next to Patty Ice on lower campus.

 

Upcoming Outdoor Adventures Trips:

Get out and enjoy the spring sunshine with Outdoor Adventures 

 

Gulkana Glacier Overnight: 4/16-17/2016: 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. 

Grapefruit Rocks Day Tip: 5/1/2016: With the snow gone and summer right around the corner come join Outdoor Adventures for a day of rock climbing north of town at grapefruit rocks!

 

 

      We are Getting Excited for Spring Semester!     

 

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!

Contact Information

UAF SRC 105

414 Tanana Loop

PO Box 757450

Fairbanks, AK 99775

(907) 474-6027

uaf-oa-staff@alaska.edu 

Check out our Follow Me on Pinterest boards to see some of the gear we rent and things that interest us.
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