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.
This wilderness backcountry medicine course is the standard for many outdoor enthusiasts and professionals. The SOLO curriculum will be used in this 72 hour course that will be held on evening and weekends throughout January and February 2023. Cost for the course is $900. Registration will be done with this Google Form that will open on 12/1 at noon.
Outdoor Adventures also offers a variety of classes ranging from Ice Climbing to Mountaineering, Wilderness First Aid and Advanced Wilderness Leadership.
Outdoor Adventures is sponsoring two WMA Wilderness First Aid Courses in February. The first 20 hour backcountry medicine course is on the weekend of 2/25-26 and the second is a weekday course on 2/27-28. The course costs is $275. Sign ups begin on 11/7 and are directly through the UAF Outdoor Adventures office. Stop by or call (907) 474-6027 M-F between 12 pm - 5 pm. Half of the spots in each course are reserved for UAF Field Researchers. If you are a UAF Field Researcher looking to sign up please click here and follow the instructions. (This course does not include CPR/AED)
Want to get started XC skiing or tune up your ski technique? Outdoor Adventures is providing two weekly XC ski lessons for students this winter for $5 including the rental. Come down to OA Tuesdays at 2pm or Fridays at Noon to get geared up and head out to the trails for an hour ski lesson. The trails are groomed and lessons are on!
Outdoor Adventures has a wide variety of rental gear for both summer and winter. Canoes, rafts, backpacks and tents are our most popular summer items and XC skis, AT skis and ice climbing gear are our most popular items when winter arrives. Please check out our price list for a complete list what we rent. Also check out gear details tab to see the specifics about our gear. Please give us a call at (907)474-6027 or email us at email@example.com with any questions about our rentals
Stay healthy and get out in the Alaska wilderness. A big part of enjoying life in Fairbanks is embracing an active, outdoor lifestyle. UAF Outdoor Adventures offers Wilderness Welcome Orientation before the traditional New Student Orientation. Start your time at UAF right by participating in this from August 19-23.
During Wilderness Welcome students from all over the U.S. and the world get to know each other while they explore Alaska's vast wilderness. No experience is required, but all students will be challenged.
Outdoor Adventures is open Monday-Friday.
During that time our hours are:
Wednesday and 12-5pm