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Adventure Recreation's Outdoor Pursuit Trips
If you've never been on a trip through Adventure Recreation's Outdoor Pursuits program with UAB Campus Recreation, then you are seriously missing out! The video above is from our most recent 2014 Slot Canyons trip and below is a list of all the trips you can sign up for this summer and up coming semesters. Don't miss out on these amazing adventures throughout the United States! Sign up now!
Adventure Recreation's Custom Trips
UAB Adventure Recreation is now offering custom trip services. What is a custom trip? Our experienced staff will lead your group of ten or more on a fun adventure including: caving, canoeing, climbing & more! Custom trrip prices vary based on location, length and equipment needed. Please see our website for prices and more information.
Download your copy of the following:
- 2015-2016 Trip Schedule (Schedule.pdf)
- 2014-2015 Trip Schedule (download. pdf)
- Trip Waiver Form (download .pdf)
Adventure Recreation: 2015-2016 Trip Series
|Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a hiker's paradise with over 800 miles of maintained trails ranging from short leg-stretchers to treks that require backcountry camping. TheSmokiesoffer a great getaway in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains complete with diverse plant and animal life and beautiful views of waterfalls. Transportation, equipment, skilled leaders, and park fees are included in the cost of the trip.
Pre-Trip Meeting: May 10
Students/CRCT Members: $75
|Do you want to take your whitewater kayaking to the next level? Then you should come take our Level 4 Whitewater Kayak Training course! Fundamentally, you will gain paddling skills, technical knowledge, rescue ability, teaching ability, group management, and interpersonal skills. Participants are recommended to have had some whitewater kayaking experience.
Pre-Trip Meeting: N/A
Students/CRCT Members: $130
|Join us for an exciting white water rafting adventure down the Ocoee, crossing over the most continuous stretch of Class III-IV Rapids in the country; tumbling through a spectacular scenic gorge in the Cherokee National Forest. Hold on! It’s going to be a wild ride!
Pre-Trip Meeting: May 31
Students/CRCT Members: $90
|Come spend your weekend biking and boating with us! Join us Friday as we paddle the exciting Nantahala River with its scenic beauty and thrilling whitewater. Eight plus miles of constant waves, swift and clear, make the Nantahala River a delight for almost all ages. Also, mountain bike one of the top single-track trails in the country, Tsali! Bike the scenic trails that meander through mixed pine and hardwoods on a peninsula stretching out over Fontana Lake. Bikes and boats included in the cost of the trip.
Pre-Trip Meeting: July 5
Students/CRCT Members: $100
|Visit Glacier National Park and find yourself immersed in its spectacular beauty, including glaciers, lakes, streams, forests, and alpine meadows. This beautiful park, known by Native Americans as the “Backbone of the World”, is a designated World Heritage Site. Ride through the park on the famous Going-to-the-Sun Road, experiencing some of the most awesome glacial valley views in the world, and backpack some of its 700+ miles of trail.
Pre-Trip Meeting: July 5
Students/CRCT Members: $450
|Check off one of your lifelong goals and go backpacking in the incredible Grand Canyon; this powerful and inspiring landscape will overwhelm your senses from its immense size. Enjoy a day stop at the rim at Grand Canyon National Park and see breath taking views of the Colorado River and the sheer size of the canyon itself. Then backpack down into the canyon and enjoy the beautiful colors of the terrain and the magnificent scenery. The trip includes 5 days in the canyon and an awesome cross-country drive with scenic stops at Petrified Forest National Park and Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
Pre-Trip Meeting: July 26
Students/CRCT Members: $390