We offer many trips, classes, and clinics each semester to provide you with the opportunity to learn new skills or enhance your knowledge of the great outdoors. Come take an adventure with us, bring your friends, and make some new ones. 

There are so many ways to take your fun, your exercise routine and your sense of adventure outside. Here are some of our typical programs. Take a look in the calendar to plan your next adventure.

  • Paddle Sports

    • Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP): sunset paddles, SUP yoga, overnight SUP & camp tours (coming soon)
    • Kayak Touring: sunset paddles, day trips, Intro to Kayak Camping, multiday flat water kayak tours (weekend to week-long from Priest Lake in North Idaho to destinations such as Ross Lake in the N Cascades, Lake Powell in UT/AZ), multiday coastal sea kayaking in the San Juan Islands
  • Snow Sports

    • Snowshoeing: day trips and overnights
    • Cross-Country ski trips: typically day trips, some lunchtime clinics when there's enough snow, and occasionally weekend trips
    • Ski resort shuttles: Schweitzer, Lookout Pass, Silver
    • Backcountry Ski & Avalanche Education: Intro to Backcountry Ski (Moscow Mountain), Avalanche Rescue Course (Moscow Mountain), Avalanche Awareness Clinic, Wallowas Backcountry Ski & Avalanche Awareness, Wallowas Backcountry Hut, Ski, & Sauna (advanced)
  • Hiking, Camping & Backpacking

    • Short day-trip hikes to Kamiak Butte or Moscow Mountain
    • Day hikes
    • Overnight frontcountry camping trips
    • Intro to backpacking weekend trips
    • Weeklong destination backpacking (e.g. Grand Canyon)
  • Climbing & Mountaineering

    • Climbing Wall Clinics: Belay, Lead, Movement, Bouldering
    • Gym to Rock series
    • Outdoor climbing day trips
    • Intro to overnight winter camping trips on Moscow Mountain
    • Cascades intermediate mountaineering
    • Slackline clinics by the Chinook or SRC Slackline Park
Trips & Activities
Trips & Activities

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Rental Shop
Rental Shop

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Trainings & Certifications
Trainings & Certifications

Develop your skills while you hike, bike, climb, and paddle. We have options for all levels.

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Climbing Wall Instructor Course

SRC Member: $60.00 Non-Member: $90.00
Item ID: 187087

Schedule: Fri Sat Sun 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Location: Student Recreation Center Climbing Wall

Class Dates: Friday, December 2, 2022 - Sunday, December 4, 2022

The WSU University Recreation Climbing Wall Instructor Course provides prospective instructors with an in depth uniform understanding of the abilities critical to facilitating and teaching climbing at the University Climbing Wall. The course underscores the presentation of comprehensive necessary skills to climbing participants, the development of risk assessment and risk management expertise, basic problem solving abilities such as belay transitions, and on wall coaching techniques. The course reinforces the importance of teaching technically accurate information and debunks many common climbing myths. Participants will be assessed on both their core knowledge and their ability to effectively teach and coach related skills. This course serves as the last step in hiring process of climbing wall supervisors.

Sunset Paddle (Kayak)

SRC Member: $15.00 Chinook Member: $15.00 Non-Member: $25.00
Item ID: 187818

Schedule: Wed 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby

Registration: Friday, April 1, 2022 - Sunday, July 10, 2022

Open Spots: 1
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Class Dates: Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Located only 30 minutes from WSU’s campus, the Snake River is perhaps one of the most well-known and scenic rivers in the entire United States. Come enjoy this beautiful river as you watch the sun set. Participants will have the opportunity to explore the river in their own kayak. Paddling down the Snake River will surely put anyone in a calm and relaxed state of mind. This is one of our most popular and well-liked trips- so register early! Depending on what phase of recovery the state and county is in, we may or may not be able to provide transportation down to the site. Please plan for providing your own transportation down to Wawawai County Park. We will let you know what our plan is after registration has closed. Trip rating is level 1. No experience is necessary. Trip cost includes; kayak rental, and an Adventure Facilitator (food is NOT included so bring a snack and some water). This trip runs rain or shine. Have all of your personal equipment (life jacket, wet-suit, booties, etc.) reserved via the rental center no later than 7pm the day prior to the trip departure. The rental center can be contacted by phone at 509-335-1892 to set up your appointment time. Please review the rental shops equipment rental procedures at the following link, and let us know what questions you have. https://urec.wsu.edu/outdoor-recreation/rental-shop/. Your reserved personal equipment will be transported to and from the site for you.

Sunset Paddle (Kayak)

SRC Member: $15.00 Chinook Member: $15.00 Non-Member: $25.00
Item ID: 187819

Schedule: Th 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby

Registration: Friday, April 1, 2022 - Sunday, August 14, 2022

Open Spots: 6
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Class Dates: Thursday, August 18, 2022

Located only 30 minutes from WSU’s campus, the Snake River is perhaps one of the most well-known and scenic rivers in the entire United States. Come enjoy this beautiful river as you watch the sun set. Participants will have the opportunity to explore the river in their own kayak. Paddling down the Snake River will surely put anyone in a calm and relaxed state of mind. This is one of our most popular and well-liked trips- so register early! Depending on what phase of recovery the state and county is in, we may or may not be able to provide transportation down to the site. Please plan for providing your own transportation down to Wawawai County Park. We will let you know what our plan is after registration has closed. Trip rating is level 1. No experience is necessary. Trip cost includes; kayak rental, and an Adventure Facilitator (food is NOT included so bring a snack and some water). This trip runs rain or shine. Have all of your personal equipment (life jacket, wet-suit, booties, etc.) reserved via the rental center no later than 7pm the day prior to the trip departure. The rental center can be contacted by phone at 509-335-1892 to set up your appointment time. Please review the rental shops equipment rental procedures at the following link, and let us know what questions you have. https://urec.wsu.edu/outdoor-recreation/rental-shop/. Your reserved personal equipment will be transported to and from the site for you.

Sunset Paddle (Kayak)

SRC Member: $15.00 Chinook Member: $15.00 Non-Member: $25.00
Item ID: 187820

Schedule: Wed 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby

Registration: Friday, April 1, 2022 - Sunday, August 28, 2022

Open Spots: 4
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Class Dates: Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Located only 30 minutes from WSU’s campus, the Snake River is perhaps one of the most well-known and scenic rivers in the entire United States. Come enjoy this beautiful river as you watch the sun set. Participants will have the opportunity to explore the river in their own kayak. Paddling down the Snake River will surely put anyone in a calm and relaxed state of mind. This is one of our most popular and well-liked trips- so register early! Depending on what phase of recovery the state and county is in, we may or may not be able to provide transportation down to the site. Please plan for providing your own transportation down to Wawawai County Park. We will let you know what our plan is after registration has closed. Trip rating is level 1. No experience is necessary. Trip cost includes; kayak rental, and an Adventure Facilitator (food is NOT included so bring a snack and some water). This trip runs rain or shine. Have all of your personal equipment (life jacket, wet-suit, booties, etc.) reserved via the rental center no later than 7pm the day prior to the trip departure. The rental center can be contacted by phone at 509-335-1892 to set up your appointment time. Please review the rental shops equipment rental procedures at the following link, and let us know what questions you have. https://urec.wsu.edu/outdoor-recreation/rental-shop/. Your reserved personal equipment will be transported to and from the site for you.

Whitewater Raft and Camp

SRC Member: $160.00 Chinook Member: $160.00 Non-Member: $275.00
Item ID: 187821

Schedule: Fri 4:00 PM - 11:59 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Riggins, ID
Sat 12:00 AM - 7:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Salmon River, ID

Registration: Friday, April 1, 2022 - Sunday, July 24, 2022

Open Spots: 3
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Class Dates: Friday, July 29, 2022 - Saturday, July 30, 2022

Come join us on a white water adventure! Using a well-established white water company, this trip includes a guided rafting experience on Idaho’s Salmon River as well as one night of camping. We will start our day with a three hour scenic drive to Lucile, Idaho. Once we arrive, we will set up camp at a campground near the river. The next day we will pack up camp and head to the river to paddle Class II and III water and have lunch at the river. After a day of paddling we will head back to Pullman where we will arrive around 8:00pm. Trip rating is level 2. No rafting experience necessary! Trip cost includes transportation, raft guides, all necessary group camping gear, rafting equipment, and a gourmet lunch. There is a mandatory pre-trip meeting on July 26 at 6:00pm at the ORC.

Whitewater Raft and Camp

SRC Member: $160.00 Chinook Member: $160.00 Non-Member: $275.00
Item ID: 187822

Schedule: Fri 4:00 PM - 11:59 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Riggins, ID
Sat 12:00 AM - 8:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Salmon River, ID

Registration: Friday, April 1, 2022 - Sunday, August 28, 2022

Open Spots: 7
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Class Dates: Friday, September 2, 2022 - Saturday, September 3, 2022

Come join us on a white water adventure! Using a well-established white water company, this trip includes a guided rafting experience on Idaho’s Salmon River as well as one night of camping. We will start our day with a three hour scenic drive to Lucile, Idaho. Once we arrive, we will set up camp at a campground near the river. The next day we will pack up camp and head to the river to paddle Class II and III water and have lunch at the river. After a day of paddling we will head back to Pullman where we will arrive around 8:00pm. Trip rating is level 2. No rafting experience necessary! Trip cost includes transportation, raft guides, all necessary group camping gear, rafting equipment, and a gourmet lunch. There is a mandatory pre-trip meeting on August 31 at 6:00pm at the ORC.

Slackline Clinic

SRC Member: $0.00 Chinook Member: $0.00 Non-Member: $0.00
Item ID: 187823

Schedule: Mon 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Location: Chinook Recreation Center Chinook Lawn

Registration: Friday, April 1, 2022 - Monday, August 15, 2022

Open Spots: 20
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Class Dates: Monday, August 15, 2022

We will show you how to set up a slackline on the course as well as provide some tips and tricks for getting started.

Slackline Clinic & Bouldering Orientation

SRC Member: $0.00 Chinook Member: $0.00 Non-Member: $0.00
Item ID: 187824

Schedule: Mon 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Location: Chinook Recreation Center Chinook Lawn

Registration: Friday, April 1, 2022 - Monday, August 22, 2022

Open Spots: 20
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Class Dates: Monday, August 22, 2022

We will show you how to set up a slackline on the course as well as provide some tips and tricks for getting started. We'll also introduce you to the climbing boulder, and provide some basic instruction on climbing technique and safety.

Sunset Paddle (SUP)

SRC Member: $15.00 Chinook Member: $15.00 Non-Member: $25.00
Item ID: 187826

Schedule: Wed 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby

Registration: Friday, April 1, 2022 - Sunday, August 14, 2022

Open Spots: 6
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Class Dates: Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Located only 30 minutes from WSU’s campus, the Snake River is perhaps one of the most well-known and scenic rivers in the entire United States. Come enjoy this beautiful river as you watch the sun set. Participants will have the opportunity to explore the river from their own stand up paddle board. Whether you are an experienced paddle boarder or you have never been on a paddle board before, this trip will be a great experience! This is one of our most popular and well-liked trips- so register early! Trip rating is level 1. No experience is necessary. Trip cost includes; paddle board rental, transportation, and an Adventure Facilitator (food is NOT included so bring a snack and some water). This trip runs rain or shine.

Sunset Paddle (SUP) & Yoga

SRC Member: $25.00 Chinook Member: $25.00 Non-Member: $45.00
Item ID: 187827

Schedule: Wed 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby

Registration: Friday, April 1, 2022 - Sunday, August 21, 2022

Open Spots: 6
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Class Dates: Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Located only 30 minutes from WSU’s campus, the Snake River is perhaps one of the most well-known and scenic rivers in the entire United States. As the sun goes down, come enjoy this beautiful river. Beginning with a relaxing yoga session, participants will take in the beautiful scenery before exploring the river in their own stand up paddleboard. The atmosphere at the Snake River will surely put you in a calm and relaxed state of mind. This is one of our most popular and well-liked trips- so register early! This trip runs rain or shine. Depending on what phase of recovery the state and county is in, we may or may not be able to provide transportation down to the site. Please plan for providing your own transportation down to Wawawai County Park. We will let you know what our plan is after registration has closed. This trip is rated at a Level 1. Trip cost includes; SUP rental, yoga instructor, and trip facilitators. Food is not included. Have all of your personal equipment (life jacket, wet-suit, booties, etc.) reserved via the rental center no later than 7pm the day prior to the trip departure. The rental center can be contacted by phone at 509-335-1892 to set up your appointment time. Please review the rental shops equipment rental procedures at the following link, and let us know what questions you have. https://urec.wsu.edu/outdoor-recreation/rental-shop/. Your reserved personal equipment will be transported to and from the site for you.

Kamiak Butte Hike and ORC Tour

SRC Member: $15.00 Chinook Member: $15.00 Non-Member: $25.00
Item ID: 187828

Schedule: Th 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby

Registration: Friday, April 1, 2022 - Sunday, August 21, 2022

Open Spots: 14
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Class Dates: Thursday, August 25, 2022

Spend a little quality time in the great outdoors of the Palouse! This easy 3.1 mile hike through the scenic landscapes of Kamiak Butte is sure to be an adventure that you will remember for years to come! On this trip we will take you to one of our county parks to overlook the entire Palouse. This trip is both affordable and close, allowing patrons to maximize their time in the great outdoors. We'll start this trip with a full tour of the Outdoor Recreation Center, highlighting all of the resources and trips you can take advantage of for the rest of the year. Trip rating is level 1. No experience necessary! Trip cost includes trip leaders & transportation (food is NOT included so bring snacks and water).

Slackline Clinic

SRC Member: $0.00 Chinook Member: $0.00 Non-Member: $0.00
Item ID: 187829

Schedule: Mon 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Location: Chinook Recreation Center Chinook Lawn

Registration: Friday, April 1, 2022 - Sunday, August 28, 2022

Open Spots: 20
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Class Dates: Monday, August 29, 2022

We will show you how to set up a slackline on the course as well as provide some tips and tricks for getting started.

Glacier National Park Hike and Camp

SRC Member: $355.00 Chinook Member: $355.00 Non-Member: $535.00
Item ID: 187834

Schedule: Fri 4:00 PM - 11:59 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Glacier National Park, MT
Sat Sun 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Glacier National Park, MT
Mon 12:00 AM - 7:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Glacier National Park, MT

Registration: Friday, April 1, 2022 - Sunday, August 28, 2022

Open Spots: 1
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Class Dates: Friday, September 2, 2022 - Monday, September 5, 2022

Join the ORC for an unforgettable experience in one of our nation’s most beautiful National Parks! Encompassing over 1,000,000 acres that holds sections of two mountain ranges and numerous lakes, Glacier National Park is considered the “Crown of the Continental Ecosystem” with its thousands of species of plants and animals. Come with us to explore this incredible northwest park in one of North America’s most beautiful and ecologically diverse area. This is sure to be an experience of a lifetime! Don’t miss out! Trip rating is level 1. No experience necessary! Trip cost includes; group gear, camping equipment, transportation, permits, and facilitator (Food NOT included). Participants will need to provide their own backcountry layering system for clothing and appropriate footwear for day hiking. The mandatory pre trip meeting will be on August 30th, at 6:00 p.m. at the ORC.

Intro to Backpacking Skills Clinic

SRC Member: $8.00 Chinook Member: $8.00 Non-Member: $12.00
Item ID: 187839

Schedule: Tue 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby

Registration: Friday, April 1, 2022 - Sunday, August 21, 2022

Open Spots: 13
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Class Dates: Tuesday, August 23, 2022

In this clinic, you’ll learn the basics of backpacking and backcountry living! Backpacking is a fantastic activity and can lead to awesome adventures. However, it can be a little overwhelming to prepare for a backpacking trip if you have never done so before. This clinic is here to teach you the basic skills needed to have a fun and comfortable trip! We’ll cover several topics such as: necessary equipment, appropriate clothing and layering systems, sleeping comfortably, purifying your drinking water, cooking on a backpacking stove, and how to hike/camp utilizing “Leave No Trace” principles. Program rating is level 1. No experience necessary!

Climbing Wall Instructor Course

SRC Member: $60.00 Non-Member: $120.00
Item ID: 187946

Schedule: Fri Sat Sun 6:00 PM - 5:00 PM Location: Student Recreation Center Climbing Wall

Registration: Friday, April 1, 2022 - Sunday, August 21, 2022

Open Spots: 6
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Class Dates: Friday, August 12, 2022 - Sunday, August 14, 2022

The WSU University Recreation Climbing Wall Instructor Course provides prospective instructors with an in depth uniform understanding of the abilities critical to facilitating and teaching climbing at the University Climbing Wall. The course underscores the presentation of comprehensive necessary skills to climbing participants, the development of risk assessment and risk management expertise, basic problem solving abilities such as belay transitions, and on wall coaching techniques. The course reinforces the importance of teaching technically accurate information and debunks many common climbing myths. Participants will be assessed on both their core knowledge and their ability to effectively teach and coach related skills. This course serves as the last step in hiring process of climbing wall supervisors.

Belay Clinic

SRC Member: $8.00 Chinook Member: $13.00 Non-Member: $13.00
Item ID: 187955

Schedule: Sun 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Location: Student Recreation Center Climbing Wall

Registration: Monday, May 23, 2022 - Monday, June 27, 2022

Class is full.

Class Dates: Sunday, June 26, 2022

Do you want to participate in roped climbing in our facility? This course provides the necessary instruction to belay your partner, climb, and use our autobelay systems.

Belay Clinic

SRC Member: $8.00 Chinook Member: $13.00 Non-Member: $13.00
Item ID: 187956

Schedule: Sun 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Location: Student Recreation Center Climbing Wall

Registration: Monday, May 23, 2022 - Monday, July 11, 2022

Open Spots: 6
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Class Dates: Sunday, July 10, 2022

Do you want to participate in roped climbing in our facility? This course provides the necessary instruction to belay your partner, climb, and use our autobelay systems.

Belay Clinic

SRC Member: $8.00 Chinook Member: $13.00 Non-Member: $13.00
Item ID: 187959

Schedule: Sun 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Location: Student Recreation Center Climbing Wall

Registration: Monday, May 23, 2022 - Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Open Spots: 6
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Class Dates: Monday, July 18, 2022

Do you want to participate in roped climbing in our facility? This course provides the necessary instruction to belay your partner, climb, and use our autobelay systems.

Belay Clinic

SRC Member: $8.00 Chinook Member: $13.00 Non-Member: $13.00
Item ID: 187960

Schedule: Sun 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Location: Student Recreation Center Climbing Wall

Registration: Monday, May 23, 2022 - Monday, July 25, 2022

Open Spots: 6
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Class Dates: Sunday, July 24, 2022

Do you want to participate in roped climbing in our facility? This course provides the necessary instruction to belay your partner, climb, and use our autobelay systems.

Belay Clinic

SRC Member: $8.00 Chinook Member: $13.00 Non-Member: $13.00
Item ID: 187961

Schedule: Mon 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Location: Student Recreation Center Climbing Wall

Registration: Monday, May 23, 2022 - Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Open Spots: 6
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Class Dates: Monday, August 1, 2022

Do you want to participate in roped climbing in our facility? This course provides the necessary instruction to belay your partner, climb, and use our autobelay systems.