Explore Alaska! Summer 2015 Trips Schedule
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|Spring 2015 Trips||Faculty, Staff, & Alumni|
|17||Tanana River Ski*||$15||$19|
|The rivers are the winter highways of the interior. Come out with us for a mid-winter ski on the Tanana River. We will spend several hours exploring this scenic braided river.|
|18, 19||Burbot Fishing*||$23||$30|
|Want to learn how to set a burbot line on the Tanana River? Join us as we work with Alaska Fish and Game to provide this experience to students. We will head out to set our line on Sunday and then go back out on Monday Evening to check our catch. Transportation, gear and expertise are provided. (students will need to have a fishing license to participate in this activity)|
|Come out to the Denali area for a day of ice climbing on a frozen waterfall. The ice should be getting fat and fun for climbing by this weekend in late January. All levels of experience are welcome on this great day out.|
|1||Colorado Creek Ski*||$40||$53|
|We will ski out into the White Mountains Rec area at the Colorado Creek trailhead on Elliot Highway. The trail rolls through the beautiful Tolovana River valley before climbing up into the foothills of the White Mountains. Newer skiers are welcome on this scenic day ski.|
|8||Moose Mountain Ski Shuttle*||$10||$17|
|We will provide a ride out into the Goldstream Valley to Moose Mountain Ski area. Meet in the morning at OA and we will get you out for a fun day on the slopes and then get you back to campus in the late afternoon. (Lift ticket and rentals are not included)|
|15||Ace Lake Ski**||$13||$17|
|We will explore some of the great local trails in the Goldstream Valley. This is a terrific maze of trails that cross several beautiful lakes and make you feel like you are far out of town.|
|15||Banff Mountain Film Festival||$10||$12|
|This annual event helps Fairbanksians survive the winter blues. Come and enjoy a night of action packed films from around the world. Tickets are on sale at the beginning of the semester. Event begins at 6PM in the Davis Concert Hall. Prices listed are for tickets bought in advance for students and general admission.|
|Celebrate Winter Carnival with us by participating in a speed based ice climbing competition. Everyone is welcome to come out and give the competition a try regardless of experience. All the equipment and expertise is provided for those who are newer to ice climbing or don't have their own gear.|
|21||Skate Ski Clinic*||$10||$17|
|Haven't tried skate skiing yet? Want someone to show you on the beautiful campus ski trails? Come out for an afternoon of skate skiing and fun right here on your own backyard ski trails. Skis are included in the price of this trip.|
|2/28-3/1||Cabin Ski Overnight**||$135||$175|
|Ski out to one of the beautiful public use cabins in the White Mountains or Chena Rec Area. We will ski out about seven miles on great interior trails to a rustic cabin and enjoy a great night relaxing in style.|
|8||Angel Rocks Snowshoe and Soak*||$60||$78|
|Embrace the returning sun by getting out on a snowshoe hike to the scenic Angel Rock trail. This trail takes you up to some great views and beautiful rock formations before heading back around to the Chena River valley. After the hike we will head to the hot springs. The cost of the hot springs is included in the price.|
|Outdoor Adventures is working with the Alaska State Fish and Game to provide this Ice Fishing experience. We will head down to Chena Lakes and spend the day out on the ice trying to catch some big fish. Transportation, fishing gear and expertise are provided. Students must purchase a fishing license to participate|
|The sun is back and the ice is great. Come out and try ice climbing. We will climb a frozen waterfall down in the Denali Park area on this great day out. All levels of experience are welcome.|
|4-5||Arctic Circle Exploration*||$140||$181|
|Head north with OA! We will drive up to the Arctic Circle on the Dalton Highway. We will camp out there and enjoy the beauty of early spring in the Arctic before returning to UAF the next day. We will explore the Finger Mountain area on snowshoes as part of this weekend adventure.|
|11-12||Hutlinana Hot springs**||$125||$167|
|End the winter season with a soak in a wilderness hot springs. We hope to ski the seven miles into the springs and enjoy the warm springtime sunshine on this classic interior trip.|
|18-19||Delta Range Glacier Overnight**||$125||$167|
|As the snow melts away here in town we will head down to the Alaska Range to extend our spring season on snow. We will head up onto a glacier and camp out in the beauty of the mountains in springtime.|
|25||SpringFest Farthest North Boulder competition*||FREE||FREE|
|Join us at the SRC. All ability levels are welcome at this bouldering competition. Pizza will be provided. This event is sure to be fun for everyone.|
|26||Delta Clearwater Spring Migration Paddle**||$50||$63|
|Be one of the first out on the water. We will head down to the Delta Clearwater river and have an early season paddle on this great stretch of river. The birds are making their way back and this river is a great place to enjoy their return.|
|The sun is warm and the rock is dry. Come out on this early season venture to the local crag. Haven't tried rock climbing? No problem. This is a trip for all levels of experience.|
|9-10||Reindeer Hills Float**||$118||$154|
|This scenic float winds through the Alaska Range near Denali Park. We will put in on the Denali Highway and float back to the Parks Highway at Windy Bridge. There are nice gravel bars to camp on, and great opportunities for side hikes into the hills.|
Rating system: * = No experience necessary, light physical exertion.
** = Some experience may be necessary, moderate physical exertion.
*** = Experience required, strenuous physical exertion.
Active in the Alumni Association? If you have a current "Active Member" card, you can attend trips at the student rates.
Prices include: transportation, trip leaders, and use of Outdoor Adventures equipment. Prices for overnight trips include food. Contact us for additional information.
All information subject to change!
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