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.

 

Upper Grapefruit Left Twin Tower

Insiders Guide to Grapefruit Rocks

This presentation gives climbers detailed information to help them get out and enjoy Grapefruit Rocks.  It includes tips and strategies for getting started, guidance for exploring newer or less known areas, some circuit suggestions to have a great day exploring and a discussion of some of the risks encountered climbing at Grapefruit Rocks.

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Falls on Jack River

Jack River Packrafting-Trip Guide

This multi-media presentation provides the general information and logistics necessary to get out and enjoy hiking in and packrafting out the Jack River.  Logistics, maps, gear list and a discussion of the hazards encountered on this trip are all included.  Click here to get to a Google drive where you can download the maps and gear list  for this trip.  
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prindle

  Backpacking Mount Prindle-Trip Guide

This multi-media presentation provides the general information and logistics necessary to get out and enjoy a backpacking trip to the Mount Prindle area in the White Mountains.  Logistics, maps, gear lists, recommended camping areas and a discussion of the hazards are all a part of this trip guide.  Click Here to go to the Google drive and download the maps and gear lists for this trip. 

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  Delta Clearwater- Trip Guide

This multi-media presentation provides the general information and logistics necessary to get out and enjoy the Delta Clearwater River.  Maps, gear list and a discussion of the hazards encountered on this trip are all included.  Click Here to go to the Google drive and download the maps and gear lists for this trip.

 

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.

Wickersham Dome Snowshoe

Outdoor Adventures Living Learning Community

The Outdoor Adventure's LLC brings together students with similar identities, values or needs. We have staff who support your experience within the residence halls and at the Outdoor Adventures office.  A successful first year of college looks different for every student, so we offer programs to appeal to a diverse set of interests and structure them so students are given opportunities to adjust to UAF academically as well as socially.
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Avalanche awarness

Field Safety classes

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