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Outdoor Experience Program Calendar

 

2019 Fall Adventure Trips Calendar

Registration for all trips begins, Wednesday, August 28 at 8:00am. 

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 eligbile for a refund. All pre-trip meetings will be held on the Wednesday before departure at 6pm in the Outdoor Center in SAAC.

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.

September

 

Saturday, September 14: Hike Dewey Point

Join the OEP staff  and Wilderness Center Rangers for a 7-mile roundtrip hike up to Dewey Point in Yosemite National Park. You will be rewarded with specatcular views of Yosemite Valley including El Capitan. Trip fee includes transportation and park entry. This trip is rated easy to moderate to strenuous for mileage.

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

 

Saturday, September 21 & Sunday, September 22: Backpack Saddlebag Lake/20 Lakes Basin

If you love hiking the high Sierra, this is a wonderful trip for you. Join us as we hike and explore the 20 Lakes Basin of the high Sierra near Saddlebag Lakes. Trip includes transportation, park entry, food, group camping and backpacking gear. This trip is rated moderate to strenuous due to mileage and hiking with heavy load.

Price: Currently enrolled UCM students and Rec-Cen Members: $75, all others $105

 

Saturday, Septembe 28: Hike Gaylor Lakes

Join the OEP Staff and Wilderness Center Ranges for a 4-mile roundtrip hike along the Gaylor Lakes trail in Yosemite National Park. You will be rewarded with views of Dana Meadows and mountains of the Eastern Sierras. Trip fee includes transportation and park entry fees. This trip is rated moderate for altitude. 

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

 

October

 

Saturday, October 5 & Sunday, October 6: Backpack Glen Aulin Trail

Join the OEP Staff and Wilderness Center Rangers for this two-day backpacking trip. We will hike 14 miles through on of the most beautiful spots in Yosemite National Park. Trip fee includes transportation, park entry, food, group camping and backpacking gear. This trip is rated strenuous for backpacking with heavy load and high mileage. 

Price: Currently enrolled UCM students and Rec-Cen Members: $75, all others $105

 

Saturday, October 12: Explore Santa Cruz

Join us as we travel to Santa Cruz and enjoy a day by the coast. Trip fee includes transportaion and parking. Participants are responsible for food and activity costs while in Santa Cruz. 

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

 

Saturday, October 19: Mariposa Ziplining Tour

Join the OEP staff on a 2-hour six-stage guide led ziplining tour through the lush pine trees of Mariposa County. Please be advised there is a weight limit of 250lbs per individual set by the guide company. Trip fee includes transportation, parking and tour cost. This trip is rated easy.

Price: Currently enrolled UCM students and Rec-Cen Members: $120, all others $150

 

Saturday, October 26: Hike Lembert Dome

Join OEP taff and Wilderness Center Rangers on this 3 mile hike at Lembert Dome. Lemert Dome is a granite dome rock formation in Yosemite National Park. At an elevation of 8,500 feet, the dome soars 900 feet above Tuolumne Meadows and the nearby Tuolumne river. This trip is rated moderate to strenuous for high elevation. Trip fee includes transportation and park entry fees. 

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

 

November

 

Saturday, November 2: Kayak Nature Tour of Santa Cruz Wharf

Join OEP Staff on a guided nature tour of the Santa Cruz Wharf. During the two hours of paddling you will experience kelp forest creatures like sea otters and sea lions. This trip is rated easy to moderate due to water activities. Trip fee includes transportation, kayak equipment rental and guide fee. 

Price: Currently enrolled UCM students and Rec-Cen Members: $90, all others $120

 

Saturday, November 9 - Monday, November 11: Camp Big Sur

Join us on a two night getaway to Big Sur. The forest beckons and we must go. Experience the majestic trails and coastal backpacking. Fee includes transportation, park entrance, meals and camping gear. This trip is rated easy to moderate for mileage. 

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

 

Saturday, November 16: 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. Trip fee includes transportation and parking.  This trip is rated easy. 

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

 

December

 

Saturday, December 7: Yosemite Valley in Winter

Join OEP Staff on this day trip to Yosemite Valley. Explore the valley floor as we mix walking and shuttling between the various attractions. Trip fee includes transportation and parking. This trip is rated easy.  

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