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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Trainings & Certifications
Trainings & Certifications

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

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LGBTQ+ Day Hike

SRC Member: $15.00 Chinook Member: $15.00 Non-Member: $25.00
Item ID: 188763

Schedule: Sat 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby

Registration: Thursday, December 1, 2022 - Sunday, March 19, 2023

Open Spots: 6
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Class Dates: March 25 2023

This event is a collaboration between the ORC & the WSU LGBTQ+ Center, all bodies and skill levels will be welcomed and celebrated. The Palouse’s hilly landscape makes it the perfect place to get outside. This trip is designed to enjoy the Palouse’s beauty while hiking with friends.

Kayak Skills & Rescue Clinic

SRC Member: $8.00 Chinook Member: $8.00 Non-Member: $12.00
Item ID: 188755

Schedule: Tue 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby

Registration: Thursday, December 1, 2022 - Sunday, March 26, 2023

Open Spots: 5
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Class Dates: March 28 2023

Come learn how to exit a kayak in the comfort of a pool. We will teach you the basic skills of kayak rescue so you can feel more comfortable and confident on the water. For more advanced paddlers, we’ll also be offering practice time for those developing more advanced skills such as rolling. Kayak Rescue Skills Clinic

Beginner Backpacking

SRC Member: $100.00 Chinook Member: $100.00 Non-Member: $155.00
Item ID: 188741

Schedule: Fri 3:00 PM - 11:59 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby
Sat 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby
Sun 12:00 AM - 7:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby

Registration: Thursday, December 1, 2022 - Sunday, March 26, 2023

Class is full.

Class Dates: March 31 2023 - April 02 2023

Come with the ORC and learn the basics of backpacking on a weekend trip!

Family Weekend Day Hike @ Kamiak Butte

SRC Member: $15.00 Chinook Member: $15.00 Non-Member: $15.00
Item ID: 188756

Schedule: Sat 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Kamiak Butte, WA

Registration: Thursday, December 1, 2022 - Sunday, March 26, 2023

Open Spots: 6
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Class Dates: April 01 2023

On this trip we will take you to one of our county parks to overlook the entire Palouse.

Family Weekend Day Hike @ Moscow Mountain

SRC Member: $35.00 Chinook Member: $35.00 Non-Member: $55.00
Item ID: 188761

Schedule: Sun 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Moscow Mt, ID

Registration: Thursday, December 1, 2022 - Sunday, March 26, 2023

Open Spots: 6
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Class Dates: April 02 2023

The Palouse’s hilly landscape makes it the perfect place to get outside. This trip is designed to enjoy the Palouse’s beauty while hiking.

Kayak Roll Clinic

SRC Member: $8.00 Chinook Member: $8.00 Non-Member: $12.00
Item ID: 188681

Schedule: Tue 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby

Registration: Thursday, December 1, 2022 - Sunday, April 2, 2023

Open Spots: 6
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Class Dates: April 04 2023

Come learn how to roll a river kayak in the comfort of a pool. We will teach you the basic skills of the c-toc roll so you can feel more comfortable and confident on the water. For paddlers with a developed roll, register to use the pool space to practice.

Women's Backpacking

SRC Member: $100.00 Chinook Member: $100.00 Non-Member: $155.00
Item ID: 188742

Schedule: Fri 4:00 PM - 11:59 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby
Sat 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby
Sun 12:00 AM - 7:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby

Registration: Thursday, December 1, 2022 - Sunday, April 2, 2023

Open Spots: 3
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Class Dates: April 07 2023 - April 09 2023

In this backpacking trip, you’ll travel to northern Idaho to explore the magnificent Selkirk Mountains and Priest Lake area!

Mt. Rainier Backcountry Ski Tour

SRC Member: $100.00 Chinook Member: $100.00 Non-Member: $150.00
Item ID: 188759

Schedule: Fri 4:00 PM - 12:00 AM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby
Sat 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby
Sun 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby

Registration: Thursday, December 1, 2022 - Sunday, April 2, 2023

Class is full.

Class Dates: April 07 2023 - April 09 2023

Come backcountry skiing/split-boarding with the ORC at beautiful Mt. Rainier National Park!

Sunset Paddle (Kayak)

SRC Member: $15.00 Chinook Member: $15.00 Non-Member: $25.00
Item ID: 188683

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

Registration: Thursday, December 1, 2022 - Sunday, April 9, 2023

Open Spots: 2
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Class Dates: April 12 2023

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!

LGBTQ+ Stand-up Paddle Boarding (SUP)

SRC Member: $25.00 Chinook Member: $25.00 Non-Member: $50.00
Item ID: 188745

Schedule: Sat 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Snake River, WA

Registration: Thursday, December 1, 2022 - Sunday, April 9, 2023

Open Spots: 16
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Class Dates: April 15 2023

This event is a collaboration between the ORC & the WSU LGBTQ+ Center, all bodies and skill levels will be welcomed and celebrated. 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 with a group of friends in a scenic location.

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.

Granite Point Kayak Tour

SRC Member: $25.00 Chinook Member: $25.00 Non-Member: $50.00
Item ID: 188765

Schedule: Sun 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Granite Point, WA

Registration: Thursday, December 1, 2022 - Sunday, April 9, 2023

Open Spots: 1
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Class Dates: April 16 2023

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!

Sunset Paddle (Kayak)

SRC Member: $15.00 Chinook Member: $15.00 Non-Member: $25.00
Item ID: 188684

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

Registration: Thursday, December 1, 2022 - Sunday, April 16, 2023

Open Spots: 4
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Class Dates: April 19 2023

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!

Cascades Intermediate Mountaineering

SRC Member: $190.00 Chinook Member: $190.00 Non-Member: $235.00
Item ID: 188758

Schedule: Th 3:00 PM - 12:00 AM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby
Fri 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby
Sat 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby
Sun 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby

Registration: Thursday, December 1, 2022 - Sunday, April 16, 2023

Open Spots: 4
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Class Dates: April 20 2023 - April 23 2023

This 3-day instructional climb teaches you some of the basics of glacier mountaineering in a winter environment, including camp set-up, self-arrest, snow anchors, as well as glacier and rope techniques while ascending this beautiful giant of the Cascades. We'll be ascending as high as 10,000 feet of elevation, with an overall ascent height of up to 5,000 feet. While technically in the spring time-frame, this climb will get you exposed to similar conditions and skills needed for winter alpine climbing. We'll take in extravagant views and get up close and personal with the high mountain environment!

Intro to Kayak Camping

SRC Member: $70.00 Chinook Member: $70.00 Non-Member: $120.00
Item ID: 188757

Schedule: Sat 8:00 AM - 11:59 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby
Sun 12:00 AM - 5:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby

Registration: Thursday, December 1, 2022 - Sunday, April 16, 2023

Open Spots: 1
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Class Dates: April 22 2023 - April 23 2023

Come experience a kayak tour on the scenic Snake River this weekend for a perfect opportunity to learn the sport of kayak touring. You’ll start with an on-campus pool session to learn necessary boat exit and rescue techniques. Once you have learned the necessary skills you will get the opportunity to test those skills down on the Snake River. At the Snake, we will teach you how to prepare and load your kayak before we embark on an overnight tour. Sign up fast before this trip fills up!

Kayak Roll Clinic

SRC Member: $8.00 Chinook Member: $8.00 Non-Member: $12.00
Item ID: 188682

Schedule: Tue 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby

Registration: Thursday, December 1, 2022 - Sunday, April 23, 2023

Open Spots: 6
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Class Dates: April 25 2023

Come learn how to roll a river kayak in the comfort of a pool. We will teach you the basic skills of the c-toc roll so you can feel more comfortable and confident on the water. For paddlers with a developed roll, register to use the pool space to practice.

Sunset Paddle (Kayak)

SRC Member: $15.00 Chinook Member: $15.00 Non-Member: $25.00
Item ID: 188685

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

Registration: Thursday, December 1, 2022 - Sunday, April 23, 2023

Open Spots: 4
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Class Dates: April 26 2023

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!

Palouse Falls Day Paddle

SRC Member: $50.00 Chinook Member: $50.00 Non-Member: $80.00
Item ID: 188760

Schedule: Sat 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Post Falls, ID

Registration: Thursday, December 1, 2022 - Sunday, April 23, 2023

Open Spots: 6
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Class Dates: April 29 2023

We will paddle in sea kayaks up the Palouse River and back. This is a perfect opportunity for you to practice and perfect your kayaking paddling and strokes.

Wilderness First Aid

SRC Member: $250.00 Chinook Member: $250.00 Non-Member: $350.00
Item ID: 189051

Schedule: Sat 7:45 AM - 5:00 PM Location: Student Recreation Center Court #7
Sun 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Location: Student Recreation Center Court #7

Registration: Thursday, February 2, 2023 - Friday, April 21, 2023

Open Spots: 30
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Class Dates: May 27 2023 - May 28 2023

Wilderness First Aid NOLS Wilderness Medicine WFA