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Adventure Outings stays afloat, students on what the program means to them

Grace Stark, Contributor // April 25, 2023

It wasn’t until they finally hit the rapids that he could get his mind off his soaking wetsuit and the 40-degree weather.  For an hour, Chico State freshman Nathan Solecki stood in the freezing...

Monkey Face in Upper Bidwell Park is an unusual rock formation that has a trail leading to the top that many people hike. Photo credit: Ruby Larson

Monkey Face makes great spring break hike

Courtney Chapman // March 20, 2018

Staying in Chico over spring break and wanting to get out, explore and adventure? Thankfully Chico has a multitude of hiking trails throughout Upper and Lower Bidwell Park just waiting for visitors. Whether...

What are you doing for spring break? Photo credit: Diego Ramirez

Rain or shine, Chico has something for you this spring break

Karen Limones // March 9, 2018

Let’s say you were planning to go home for Spring Break and something came up. Change of plans, you’re staying in Chico and so are those other residents who need to stay or live here.One of...

Th trail that I took that lead me down towards a road that leads to Bear Hole, a popular swim location during the summer. The road had tons of little trails branching off of it. Photo credit: Jordan Rodrigues

Post-finals adventures await

Jordan Rodrigues // December 16, 2016
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Doug Cue, senior construction management major shares his passion for rock climbing and the importance of traveling. Photo credit: Franky Renteria

Humans of Chico State

Franky Renteria // October 22, 2016

"As I got closer to graduation, the reality of 50 to 60 hour work weeks is sinking in. I'm excited for the opportunities I have ahead of me; but i know that I need to take advantage of the rest of the...

Senior Nutrition & Food Sciences major, Kayley Jimenez, shares her love for nature and the beauty Chico has to offer. Photo credit: Jae Siqueiros

Humans of Chico State

Jae Siqueiros // August 27, 2016

"I'd never really been interested in the wilderness until I moved to Chico. Lassen is my hidden gem now. The trees, the clear lakes, the open sky and a nice cliff bar make for a great day trip. Once I...

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
Melissa Berndt, senior nursing major, discusses her travels and adventures with a student-run group that organizes trips to local wilderness destinations.
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