Outdoor Adventures

Mission statement

It is the mission of Outdoor Adventures to foster personal growth and a spirit of adventure for the UAF community through education, experience and accessibility in the wilderness of Alaska and right here on campus.


Outdoor adventures trip river rafting

Outdoor adventure trips

Experienced university staff and student leaders lead trips throughout Alaska year round.

Wilderness welcome

Wilderness welcome

For incoming freshman at the beginning of fall semester.

Canoes and kayaks

Equipment rental

We enable students to explore the immense Alaska Wilderness without spending thousands of dollars on Alaska worthy outdoor equipment.

Brooks Range

Backcountry Leadership Training Program

The program will immerse
you in a variety of outdoor
opportunities within the great
state of Alaska. In a five week
format, you will earn an
assortment of valuable outdoor
credentials, at least five college
credits and skills from a group
of experienced guides and

Students ice climbing

Academic classes

Outdoor Adventures also offers a variety of classes ranging from Ice Climbing to Mountaineering, Wilderness First Aid and Advanced Wilderness Leadership.

Avalanche awarness

Safety classes

We organize a wide variety of outdoor safety training for both our staff and members of the university community.