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The Banff Mountain Film Festival goes virtual in 2020. Photo courtesy of Adventure Outings.

The Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour goes virtual for 2020

Kelsey Ogle, Reporter // October 4, 2020

The Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival, hosted by Chico State’s Adventure Outings and Chico Performances, is going virtual due to the coronavirus pandemic. The event showcases films from the Banff...

Several new students, freshmen and transfers, joined Adventure Outings leaders on a hike to Bear Hole in Upper Bidwell Monday. Photo credit: Justin Jackson

Adventure Outing takes trip with Trip ‘n Dip

Justin Jackson // September 4, 2018

Adventure Outings had their second Trip ‘n Dip event of the semester, Monday, with a trip out to the Bear Hole in Bidwell Park.Adventure Outings (AO) is an on-campus, professional outdoors program....

Adventure Outings on their Intro to Whitewater Rafting trip. Photo Courtesy: Keith Crawford

Getting involved with the great outdoors through Chico State’s Adventure Outings

Courtney Chapman // April 3, 2018

If you're like me and like trying new things but hate being that person that doesn't know what they're doing, then Adventure Outings is for you! Chico State offers this unique outdoor recreation program...

Theo Myers is an Aventure Outings representative and invites student to participate. Photo credit: Christian Solis

Chico State aims to receive the National Outdoor Champion title

Christian Solis // September 13, 2017

Chico State's fourth year competing, in the Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge, aims to receive national recognition.Adventure Outings, is spearheading the campus competition. Embed from Getty Images "It...

Chico State seventh in outdoor competition

Carlos Islas // September 19, 2015

Adventure Outings has teamed up with Outdoor Nation to enroll Chico State in the Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge 2015. The competition consists of 60 schools and determines which has the most active...

Melissa Berndt and her group take a moment to rest during Wildcat Wilderness Orientation on top of the cinder cone volcano in Lassen National Park. After going on many trips through Adventure Outings as a participant, Berndt is now a trip leader who guides others. Photo courtesy of Melissa Berndt.

Adventure Outings trip leader shares outdoor thrills

Dj Morris // January 31, 2015

Facing the turbulent water around her, Melissa Berndt submerged in and out of the Trinity River as it rushed her down the rapids. Gaining speed, she came to a halt and felt water on her face. As she braced...

New nature program nurtures success skills

Gary Nelson // February 15, 2014

Focus, preparing for the unknown and self-reliance. These are only a handful of the skills Chico State's incoming students can learn while participating in one of a few 4-5 day expedition-style adventures...

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