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Trips and Workshops

Spring 2019 Trips

Coastal Sea Kayaking, February 8-10

$45, MS Gulf Coast, Level Two, Pre-Trip Meeting, February 5, 5-7 p.m.

Join Auburn Outdoors as we load up our sea kayaks and paddle out to beautiful Deer Island, off the Mississippi Gulf Coast. We’ll camp on the sandy south side of the island giving the group only the open ocean to admire. This paddle is on the ocean but no large waves or high levels of difficulty. 

Spring Break Cumberland Island and Okefenokee Swamp, March 10-15

$225, Level Two, Mandatory Pre-Trip Meeting February 26, 5-7 p.m.

Wild horses, sandy beaches, swamps, Spanish moss and lots of smiles. These are the promises of Spring Break with Auburn Outdoors. This trip will venture onto pristine, historic Cumberland Island off the Atlantic coast of northern Florida. Exploring this magical southeastern classic by backpacking will provide long lasting memories complete with watching the sunrise over the ocean. The scenery is beautifully unique and the trails can be strenuous, and rough at times. There will be no modern bathroom facilities on the trail. This trip also includes a two-night canoe trip in exotic Okefenokee Swamp where lily pads cover the tops of looming alligators. Cost includes transportation, camping and permit fees, instruction, food while camping, and equipment. Join us for this regional must-do multi-sport trip!

Stand-up Paddleboarding Day Trip, March 24

$15, Coosa River, Level One, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Spanish moss and sunshine will help separate yourself from the busy world around you on the serene waters of the Coosa River. With majority of the river being calm running water, there are some tougher rapids ranging from Class 1 to Class 3 (the famous Moccasin Gap). Cost includes transportation, instruction, lunch, and equipment. 

Rock Climbing Weekend Trip, March 29-31

$45, Sand Rock, Alabama, Level Two, Pre-Trip Meeting March 26 from 5-7 p.m.

Just a few hours from Auburn, Sand Rock, Alabama, is home to some of the best climbing around. The rock is hard, high-quality sandstone, and the terrain includes free-standing pinnacles providing great climbing for all skill levels from jugfests to crimpy faces and fine crack lines.  Camp and climb all weekend long! Make sure to complete a free Fundamentals of Climbing Workshop and become top rope verified before the trip. Cost includes transportation, camping fees, instruction, food while camping, and equipment. No refunds or transfers.

Flora and Fauna Night Hike, April 2

Tuskegee National Forest, Level One, 5-8 p.m.

Join Auburn Outdoors as we explore our own backyard and learn about the local Plants and Animals. This educational hike through the Tuskegee National Forest will be fun and rewarding. This 5-7 mile hike located 30 minutes from Auburn has moderate terrain that can be strenuous at times. There will be no modern bathroom facilities on the trail. Cost includes gear, transportation, and instruction. No refunds or transfers. 

Arkansas Regional Adventure Program (ARAP) Conference, April 11-14

$85, Horseshoe Canyon Ranch, Jasper, Arkansas

The Arkansas Regional Adventure Programming conference is a student-oriented programming weekend for individuals who want to connect with other outdoor education enthusiasts. ARAP is located at Horseshoe Canyon Ranch, a nationally renown climbing destination. Access hundreds of climbing routes or paddle the scenic Buffalo National River. Leave with the group at noon on Thursday to drive to Horseshoe Canyon Ranch. Cost includes transportation, conference fees, and camping fees. Two meals are provided. No refunds or transfers.

Sunset Kayaking, April 17

$10, Lake Martin, Alabama, Level One, 3-9 p.m. 

Join us for an afternoon paddle and enjoy a sunset on one of Alabama’s most beautiful lakes. Escape Auburn at 3 p.m., drive to the lake and shove off into a quiet and serene cove of Lake Martin. Enjoy a peaceful paddle around an island to watch the sunset and then make your way back to the park. Cost includes transportation, instruction and equipment.  No refunds or transfers. 

Beginner Mountain Biking Trip with Dinner, April 22  

$15, Chewacla State Park, Auburn, Alabama, Level One, 4-9 p.m. 

Ride some of the best mountain bike trails in Alabama at Chewacla State Park, located right in your own backyard! Chewacla is home to 30+ miles of varied mountain bike trails suitable for all skill levels.   Nothing is better after a good ride than a hot meal to celebrate Earth Day so we will be cooking delicious food to enjoy together.  Members must be comfortable riding a bike but no mountain biking experience is necessary. This trip will be geared more towards individuals who are looking to get into the sport. Cost includes gear, transportation, instruction and food. No refunds or transfers. 

Spring Trips and Workshops 2019

Where Do You Want To Go?

Register Online

Programs are open to currently enrolled students and members of Campus Recreation and Wellness Center. For all programs that require registration, you may register online or visit the Auburn Outdoors, located in the downstairs breezeway at the Recreation and Wellness Center. 

Unless Auburn Outdoors cancels the program, all fees are non-refundable or transferrable. All pre-trip meetings are mandatory. Pre-trip meetings are held at Auburn Outdoors.

For free programs that require registration: There is a $10 cancellation fee assessed if you do not show without corresponding with Auburn Outdoors. See individual programs for details. 

 

Trip Levels

Plan your next adventure with Auburn Outdoors! Choose from afternoon trips, day trips, weekenders and extended experiences in paddling, biking, hiking, and more! Please see our trip levels below.

Level 1 - Low level of physical conditioning is necessary and no experience is required. 
Level 2 - Good physical conditioning is necessary, little experience is required
Level 3 - Excellent physical condition is necessary, specific experience is required.

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