WP Spring 2014 Trips

Outdoor Pursuits Student Led Trips Leadership
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.



To sign up for a trip, call 970.943.7051, register online or stop by the WP office in Room 120 of the University Center.

Wilderness Pursuits Spring 2014 Trips

1/18/2014Intro to Ice Climbing$15
 Learn to climb ice at the Lake City Ice Park 
1/19/2014Intro to Ice Climbing$15
 Learn to climb ice at the Lake City Ice Park 
1/28/2014Basic Ski/Board TuningFREE
 FREE Clinic in the WP Tune Shop 6 p.m. 
1/31-2/1/14Level 1 Avalanche Course$235
 In CB Fri p.m. - Sun p.m. with Crested Butte Mountain Guides - NOT FOR CREDIT
2/1-2/14Ice Climbing Skills Clinic Lake City$40
 Dial your anchor building, rescue, screw placement skills and more! 
2/6/2014Avalanche Beacon ClinicFREE
 FREE - 4 p.m. in the WP office 
2/8/2014Intro to Backcountry Skiing/Boarding$15
 Learn the basics of backcountry travel in the CB area 
2/13/2014Avalanche Beacon ClinicFREE
 FREE - 4 p.m. in the WP office 
President's Weekend Trips 
2/15-17/14Gothic Backcountry Ski/Board Trip$40
 Ski the backcountry and relax in a hut in Gothic Townsite 
2/15-17/14Ice Climbing Ouray Ice Park$50
 Take your climbing to the next level and soak in the hot springs 
2/22/2014Intro to Ice Climbing$15
 Learn to climb ice at the Lake City Ice Park 
3/1/2014Cross Country Skiing and Hot Springs$20
 Ski and soak at Waunita Hot Springs 
3/6/2014Avalanche Beacon ClinicFREE
 FREE - 4 p.m. in the WP office 
3/8/2014CB Backcountry Skiing/Boarding$15
 Tour the beautiful Crested Butte backcountry 
3/16-21/14Spring Break Sea Kayaking Lake Powell$195
 Sandy beaches, shoreline camping, beautiful scenery 
3/29-30/14Rock Climbing Skills Clinic Unaweep$25
 Dial your anchor building, rescue, gear placement skills and more! 
4/1/2014Basic Bike MaintenanceFREE
 FREE Clinic in the WP Tune Shop 6 p.m. 
4/5-6/14Mountain Biking Fruita/Grand Junction$25
 Colorado's Moab! Single track on the Western Slope 
4/12-13/14Multi-Pitch Rock Climbing Curecanti Needle$25
 Paddle across the river to climb 5 pitches of 5.9 
4/19/2014Intro to Rock Climbing$15
 Learn to rock climb in beautiful Taylor Canyon 
4/26-27/14Intro to Whitewater Kayaking$25
 Spend two days learning to kayak on the Gunnison River 
6/7-13/14Peter Terbush Memorial Outdoor Leadership Summit$425
 Technical single-pitch, multi-pitch and mountaineering instruction