Outdoor Adventures

Mission statement

It is the mission of Outdoor Adventures to foster personal growth and a spirit of adventure for the UAF community through education, experience and accessibility in the wilderness of Alaska and right here on campus.


Birch Creek

 Summer Hours

 More time to enjoy the sun!

Outdoor Adventures are open extended hours for the summer.  Our summer hours are Monday and Friday 10am-6pm and Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 10am-5pm.

We are still closed on the weekends so rent on Friday, at a great weekend rate, to have great gear on the weekends.

Brooks Range

Backcountry Leadership Training Program

The program will immerse
you in a variety of outdoor
opportunities within the great
state of Alaska. In a five week
format, you will earn an
assortment of valuable outdoor
credentials, at least five college
credits and skills from a group
of experienced guides and

Outdoor adventures trip river rafting

Outdoor adventure trips

Experienced university staff and student leaders lead trips throughout Alaska year round.  Stay tuned for our fall 2019 trips schedule which will be coming soon!

Avalanche awarness

Safety classes

We organize a wide variety of outdoor safety training for both our staff and members of the university community.