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Outdoor Experience Program Calendar

 

2020 Spring Adventure Trips Calendar

Registration for all trips has opened. 

Please note attendance at pre-trip meeting is mandatory for each trip. Participants not attending the pre-trip meeting will be removed from the trip and not eligible for a refund. All pre-trip meetings will be held on the Thursday before departure. 

For participants seeking a refund, the following will apply:
Up to 14 days prior to trip departure - 100% refund minus $20 processing fee
From 13-7 days prior to trip departure - 50% refund minus $20 processing fee
Fewer than 7 days prior to trip departure - No refund.

 

February

 

Saturday, February 22: Explore San Francisco

Enjoy a day in San Francisco and leave the driving to us. Shop, visit the sights or enjoy the great cuisine of the city. You'll definitely leave your heart in San Francisco. Trip fee includes transportation and parking. Trip is rated easy.

Price: Currently enrolled UCM students and Rec-Cen Members: $20, all others $50

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Sunday, February 23: Metal Mark Rock Climbing

Get out of your comfort zone and reach new heights: 48-foot-high Lead Wall, 12,000 square feet of climbing terrain, 2000 square feet of bouldering and over 80 top lead ropes. Join us for a day of excitement and challenges as we journey together to Metal Mark Climbing Gym in Fresno. Trip fee includes transportation, gym day pass and equipment rental. This trip is rated moderate for heights.

Price: Currently enrolled UCM students and Rec-Cen Members: $40, all others $70

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Saturday, February 29: Snowshoe Yosemite

Join as we travel to Yosemite to spend the day snowshoeing in the backcountry. Trip fee includes transportation, park entrance fee, snowshoeing gear and guiding. Trip is rated moderate due to altitude, high mileage and low temperature.

Price: Currently enrolled UCM students and Rec-Cen Members: $20, all others $50

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March

 

Saturday, March 7: Hike Mist Trail

Join us for a strenuous hike up to some of the most spectacular waterfalls in Yosemite. Get soaked from the spray of Vernal Falls and enjoy the majesty of Nevada Falls on this 8-mile round trip hike. Trip fee includes transportation, park entrance fee and guiding. Thris trip is rated moderate to strenuous for high mileage, water and altitude. 

Price: Currently enrolled UCM students and Rec-Cen Members: $20, all others $50

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Saturday, March 14: Elephant Seal Viewing at Ano Nuevo State Park

Join us on a day trip to Ano Nuevo State Park to take part in a guided tour to view the famous Elephant Seal sanctuary. This is a two-mile trek where you will be able to get up close and personal with these creatures. Trip is rated easy to moderate.

Price: Currently enrolled UCM students and Rec-Cen Members: $30, all others $60

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Saturday, March 21 - Friday, March 27: Spring Break Road Trip - Grand Canyon

Join the OEP as we take a road trip to the Grand Canyon. Come on an adventure and leave the driving to us. Trip fee includes transporation, meals, park fees and camping equipment. This trip is rated moderate to strenuous for high mileages and altitude. 

Price: Currently enrolled UCM students and Rec-Cen Members: $275, all others $350

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April

 

Saturday, April 4: Surf Santa Cruz

Experience what Santa Cruz has to offer. Spend the morning surfing and enjoying your time on the spectacular beaches. Then relax and cruise through the Santa Cruz Boardwalk while enjoying the spectacular views. Trip fee includes transportation, parking and surfing lesson. This trip is rated moderate.

Price: Currently enrolled UCM students and Rec-Cen Members: $130, all others $160

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Saturday, April 11: Explore Monterey Bay

Join us as we travel to historic Monterey Bay. Take a stroll down the iconic cannery row or enjoy some fresh seafood on the wharf. Experience what this part of the California coast has to offer. Trip fee includes transportation and park. This trip is rated easy. 

Price: Currently enrolled UCM students and Rec-Cen Members: $20, all others $50

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Saturday, April 18: Hike Mariposa Grove

Join the OEP and Wilderness Center staff on a hike through the biggest sequoia grove in Yosemite National Park. You will experience the best views of Wawona Valley and the 1800-year-old Grizzly Giant Sequoia. Trip fee includes transportation, park entrance fee and guiding. This trip is rated easy to moderate for mileage. 

Price: Currently enrolled UCM students and Rec-Cen Members: $20, all others $50

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Saturday, April 25: Wildflower Hike Hite's Cove

Join us for a spectacular day hike into Hite's Cove Gold Mine, just outside of Yosemite. Experience one nature's most amazing wildflower displays in the entire western US. On our 10-mile round trip hike, you will encounter many plants and animals. Learn about Native American tales as well as the story of John Hite, the richest gold miner of the Central Sierra. Trip fee includes transportation, park entrance fee and guiding. This trip is rated moderate to strenuous for mileage. 

Price: Currently enrolled UCM students and Rec-Cen Members: $20, all others $50

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