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Adventure Outing takes trip with Trip ‘n Dip

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

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. The program runs many Chico State outdoor activities, including operating extensive trips, managing ...

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

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

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 to students and community members alike. "The trips offer a really wide variety of opti...

Chico State aims to receive the National Outdoor Champion title

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

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 helps students find the balance between a technological world and natural world. Whether through a 30 minute walk or three day backpacking trip," said Keith Crawford, Adventure Outings program coordinator. "Posi...

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 students. “It’s a contest trying to get as many people outdoors and as active as possible,” said ...

Adventure Outings trip leader shares outdoor thrills

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.

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 herself, she soon realized that the water was not from the river but from tears of joy. R...

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 this summer. Adventure Outings is offering a newly renovated Wildcat Wilderness Orientation to mak...

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