Outdoor Experience Program Calendar

2017 Fall Adventure Trips Calendar

 

September


Sat. September 16: Explore San Francisco

Join the OEP staff for a fun day in San Francisco! Experience the incredible views from the Golden Gate Bridge as we park and walk the span of this world icon. Enjoy views of Angel Island, Alcatraz, the East Bay, and of course, the City by the Bay. We will also view iconic parts of the city such as the Marin Headlands, Golden Gate Park, Fisherman's Wharf and possibly Lombard Street. Trip fee includes transportation, parking, bridge tolls and tour. Trip is ranked easy to moderate.

Price: Currently enrolled UCM students and Rec-Cen Members: $30, all others $55

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Sat. September 23: Sentinel Dome/Taft Point Hike

Join the OEP Staff and Wilderness Center Rangers for a 2 mile trek up one of the most iconic features in Yosemite. Enjoy the views of the Yosemite Valley from thousands of feet above. Trip fee includes transportation and park entry fees.

Price: Currently enrolled UCM students and Rec-Cen Members: $30, all others $55

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Sat. September 30 & Sun. October 1: Clouds Rest Backpacking

Join the OEP Staff and Wilderness Center Rangers for this two day backpacking trip to Clouds Rest in Yosemite National Park. Clouds Rest is regarded as one of the most iconic views in all of Yosemite. Hike along through the beautiful Yosemite wilderness to the narrow crest 1000 feet above the top of Half Dome. Trip fee includes transportation, park entrance fee, backpacking and camping gear, group food and guiding. This trip is rated strenuous for altitude, backpacking with heavy load, and mileage.

Price: Currently enrolled UCM students and Rec-Cen Members: $80, all others $105

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October


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Sat. October 7: Surf Santa Cruz

Experience what Santa Cruz has to offer! Spend the morning surfing and enjoying your time on the spectacular beaches of Santa Cruz. Then take a chance to relax and cruise through the Santa Cruz Boardwalk while enjoying the spectacular views of the ocean and redwoods.

Price: Currently enrolled UCM students and Rec-Cen Members: $90, all others $130

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Sat. October 14:  Hike Wawona 

Join the Outdoor Experience Program leaders and the Wilderness Center Rangers for a hike on one of the many iconic trails in Yosemite's town of Wawona. Enjoy the waterfalls or be mesmerized by the massive Sequoia trees. Trip fee includes transportation, park entry, and guiding.

Price: Currently enrolled UCM students and Rec-Cen Members: $30, all others $55

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Sat. October 21 & Sun. October 22: Ostrander Lake Backpacking

Join the OEP Staff and Wilderness Center Rangers for this overnight backpacking trip to Ostrander Lake in Yosemite National Park. Ostrander Lake is one of the amazing granite wrapped mountain lakes of the High Sierra. Hike along beautiful meadows and streams with beautiful views of such iconic landmarks as Half Dome. Trip fee includes transportation, park entrance fee, backpacking and camping gear, group food, and guiding. This trip is rated moderate to strenuous for altitude, backpacking with heavy load, and mileage.

Price: Currently enrolled UCM students and Rec-Cen Members: $120, all others $145

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November


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Fri. November 10 - Sun. November 12: Valley Backpacking

Join the OEP Staff and Wilderness Center Rangers for a 3 day backpacking excurision through the world famous, extraordinary views of Yosemite National Park. This hike leads you above the remarkable 2,400 foot tall Yosemite Falls, to the rim of the valley where you can sit in astonishment and take in the glorious views of the surrounding granite cliffs, waterfalls, and iconic Yosemite features. This trip is rated strenuous for altitude gain, backpacking with heavy loads and mileage. These views will literally take your breath away as you huff up and across some of Yosemite's most pristine wilderness. Trip fee includes transportation, park entrance fee, backpacking and campig gear, group food and guiding. This trip will take place on November 10-12. 

Price: Currently enrolled UCM students and Rec-Cen Members: $120, all others $145

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