Wilderness Pursuits

College Outdoor Program
Wilderness Pursuits provides fun, low-cost, and professional-quality co-curricular outdoor expeditions and resources for the students of Western State Colorado University. Wilderness Pursuits trips are led by students and designed to meet the needs of a broad range of abilities and interests, while developing outdoor skills and fostering community, citizenry, environmental stewardship and healthy living.

 

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Wilderness Pursuits is also home to the WP Tune/Bike Shop, hosting FREE CLINICS to help you get the most out of our space. We also host the Terbush Memorial Summit, Wilderness Based Orientation, and many of our members are active participants on the Mountain Rescue Team.

WP is an equal opportunity service provider operating under a BLM, USFS and NPS Special Use Permits in Colorado and Utah.

Wilderness Pursuits Upcoming Trips

  WP Pass Holder PriceRegular Price
SPRING 2015   
1/15/2015Avalanche Beacon ClinicFREEFREE
 FREE CLINIC in the WP Tune Shop (dress to be outside in the snow) at 4pm  
    
1/17/2015Intro to Ice Climbing$15$25
 Learn to climb at the Lake City Ice Park  
    
1/27/2015Basic Ski/Board TuningFREEFREE
 FREE Clinic in the WP Tune Shop 6pm  
    
1/30-2/1/15Level 1 AIARE Avalanche Course$250$250
 In CB Friday pm - Sunday pm with Irwin/Crested Butte Mountain Guides  
    
1/31-2/1/15Intermediate Ice Climbing in Lake City$25$40
 Hone your skills at this overnight ice climbing trip in Lake City.  
    
2/3/15Moonlight Ski$5$10
 6-9pm: Ski under the full moon in beautiful Mill Creek! All gear, transportation, hot chocolate and instruction provided.   
    
2/4/15Moonlight Snowshoe$5$10
 6-9pm: Snowshoe under the full moon in beautiful Mill Creek! All gear, transportation, hot chocolate and instruction provided.  
    
2/5/15Avalanche Beacon ClinicFREEFREE
 4pm: meet at the WP Office- dress to be outside   
    
2/7/15Intro to Backcountry Skiing and Boarding$15$25
 

Learn the basics of backcountry travel in the CB area. Mandatory Beacon Clinic on 2/5 for all particpants.

  
2/12/15Avalanche Beacon ClinicFREEFREE
 4pm: meet at the WP Office- dress to be outside  
    

3-day, 2-night President's Day Weekend Trips

  
2/14-16/15Gothic Backcountry Hut trip$50$75
 Ski in the backcountry and relax for 2 nights at the Maroon Hut in Gothic!!   
2/14-16/15Ouray Ice Climbing and Hot Springs$50$75
 Climb at Ouray Ice Park and soak in the Hot Springs. Hotel accommodations included and night of soaking included!  
    
2/21-22/15Non-trad Ice Climbing in Ouray$15/day$20/day
 Meet our Instructors in Ouray for a day or two of Ice Climbing. Gear, lunch and instruction provided- you are responsible for getting there. Lodging arrangements available but not included. Staff, faculty and families welcome.  
    
    
    
    

Download the full 2014 Trip list and Rental Rates.

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