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
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Thursday Lunch Cross Country Ski

SRC Member: $0.00 Chinook Member: $0.00 Non-Member: $0.00
Item ID: 188672

Schedule: Th 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby

Registration: Thursday, December 1, 2022 - Thursday, March 2, 2023


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Class Dates: January 19 2023 - March 02 2023

What a great way to spend lunch on a snowy day! The Palouse Ridge Winter Park provides the perfect place to cross country ski! You’ll enjoy gliding through the rolling hills of this convenient on-campus location. This program will run every Thursday that there is snow.

Intro to Backcountry Skiing Overnight

SRC Member: $100.00 Chinook Member: $100.00 Non-Member: $150.00
Item ID: 188762

Schedule: Sat 8:00 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, February 5, 2023

Class is full.

Class Dates: February 11 2023 - February 12 2023

Introduction to backcountry skiing/splitboarding on Mt. Spokane with an overnight stay in a beautiful mountain chalet.

LGBTQ+ Cross Country Ski @ Palouse Divide

SRC Member: $50.00 Chinook Member: $50.00 Non-Member: $80.00
Item ID: 188764

Schedule: Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Palouse Divide, ID

Registration: Thursday, December 1, 2022 - Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Open Spots: 8
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Class Dates: February 11 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 Divide is a great local winter recreation site located 45 minutes north of Moscow. This trip is geared towards the beginner but all abilities are welcome to come and play in the snow! There are 12-18 miles of groomed and un-groomed trails to explore. Scenic vistas offer stunning views of Idaho’s Clearwater National Forest.

Ski Shuttle: 49 deg North (Transportation Only)

SRC Member: $30.00 Chinook Member: $30.00 Non-Member: $40.00
Item ID: 188671

Schedule: Sun 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby

Registration: Thursday, December 1, 2022 - Sunday, February 5, 2023

Class is full.

Class Dates: February 12 2023

The ORC will provide transportation to and from the mountain. All you have to do is show up!

Wallowa Mountains Backcountry Ski Hut Trip (Advanced)

SRC Member: $260.00 Chinook Member: $260.00 Non-Member: $365.00
Item ID: 188707

Schedule: Fri 8:00 AM - 11:59 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Wallowas, OR
Sat Sun 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Wallowas, OR
Mon 12:00 AM - 10:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Wallowas, OR

Registration: Thursday, December 1, 2022 - Sunday, February 12, 2023

Class is full.

Class Dates: February 17 2023 - February 20 2023

Instructor(s): Jonathan (he/him)

Join the ORC on this signature, annual backcountry ski hut trip. Splitboarders, alpine touring and telemarker skiers are all welcome! You will have the opportunity to tour, ski or snowboard, and play in the winter environment (pending weather/avalanche conditions).

Ski Shuttle: Schweitzer (Transportation Only)

SRC Member: $30.00 Chinook Member: $30.00 Non-Member: $40.00
Item ID: 188669

Schedule: Sat 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby

Registration: Thursday, December 1, 2022 - Sunday, February 12, 2023

Class is full.

Class Dates: February 18 2023

The ORC will provide transportation to and from the mountain. All you have to do is show up!

Ski Shuttle: Silver Mountain (Transportation Only)

SRC Member: $30.00 Chinook Member: $30.00 Non-Member: $40.00
Item ID: 188670

Schedule: Sun 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby

Registration: Thursday, December 1, 2022 - Sunday, February 12, 2023

Open Spots: 5
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Class Dates: February 19 2023

The ORC will provide transportation to and from the mountain. All you have to do is show up!

Snowshoe at Moscow Mountain

SRC Member: $35.00 Chinook Member: $35.00 Non-Member: $55.00
Item ID: 188676

Schedule: Mon 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby

Registration: Thursday, December 1, 2022 - Sunday, February 12, 2023

Open Spots: 2
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Class Dates: February 20 2023

The Palouse’s Moscow Mountain provides the perfect place to engage in winter sports like snowshoeing! You’ll enjoy trekking through the towering red cedars in what will likely be beautiful winter conditions. Since this trip is local, it will also open your eyes to the endless winter possibilities hidden in the Palouse. All you need is a warm coat and a smile!

Trip rating is level 1. No experience necessary.

Trip cost includes: transportation, snowshoes and trekking poles, and trip facilitators (Food NOT included).

If snow conditions on the Palouse are plentiful, this trip will be conducted as a snowshoe hike. If there is limited snow, a day hike will take place.

Kayak Roll Clinic

SRC Member: $8.00 Chinook Member: $8.00 Non-Member: $12.00
Item ID: 188679

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

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

Open Spots: 4
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Class Dates: February 21 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-to-c 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.

Snowshoe at Moscow Mountain

SRC Member: $35.00 Chinook Member: $35.00 Non-Member: $55.00
Item ID: 188677

Schedule: Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby

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

Open Spots: 4
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Class Dates: February 25 2023

The Palouse’s Moscow Mountain provides the perfect place to engage in winter sports like snowshoeing! You’ll enjoy trekking through the towering red cedars in what will likely be beautiful winter conditions. Since this trip is local, it will also open your eyes to the endless winter possibilities hidden in the Palouse. All you need is a warm coat and a smile!

Trip rating is level 1. No experience necessary.

Trip cost includes: transportation, snowshoes and trekking poles, and trip facilitators (Food NOT included).

If snow conditions on the Palouse are plentiful, this trip will be conducted as a snowshoe hike. If there is limited snow, a day hike will take place.

Mt. Spokane Ski Chalet - Overnight

SRC Member: $100.00 Chinook Member: $100.00 Non-Member: $125.00
Item ID: 188752

Schedule: Sat 6:00 AM - 11:59 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby
Sun 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby

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

Class is full.

Class Dates: February 25 2023 - February 26 2023

Come with the ORC and enjoy a two day ski trip at Mt. Spokane Ski and Snowboard park with an overnight stay in a beautiful mountain chalet.

Cross Country Ski the Palouse Divide

SRC Member: $50.00 Chinook Member: $50.00 Non-Member: $80.00
Item ID: 188674

Schedule: Sun 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby

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

Class is full.

Class Dates: February 26 2023

The Palouse Divide is a great local winter recreation site located 45 minutes north of Moscow. This trip is geared towards the beginner but all abilities are welcome to come and play in the snow! There are 12-18 miles of groomed and un-groomed trails to explore. Scenic vistas offer stunning views of Idaho’s Clearwater National Forest.

Snowshoe at Moscow Mountain

SRC Member: $35.00 Chinook Member: $35.00 Non-Member: $55.00
Item ID: 188678

Schedule: Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby

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

Open Spots: 5
See class details
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Class Dates: March 04 2023

The Palouse’s Moscow Mountain provides the perfect place to engage in winter sports like snowshoeing! You’ll enjoy trekking through the towering red cedars in what will likely be beautiful winter conditions. Since this trip is local, it will also open your eyes to the endless winter possibilities hidden in the Palouse. All you need is a warm coat and a smile!

Trip rating is level 1. No experience necessary.

Trip cost includes: transportation, snowshoes and trekking poles, and trip facilitators (Food NOT included).

If snow conditions on the Palouse are plentiful, this trip will be conducted as a snowshoe hike. If there is limited snow, a day hike will take place.

Women's Intro to Mountaineering Overnight Trip

SRC Member: $50.00 Chinook Member: $50.00 Non-Member: $80.00
Item ID: 188743

Schedule: Sat 8:00 AM - 11:59 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby
Sun 12:00 AM - 7:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Moscow Mt, ID

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

Open Spots: 3
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Class Dates: March 04 2023 - March 05 2023

Whether you are hoping to tackle a northwest volcano this summer or add to your repertoire of winter skills, this local overnight trip provides an educational opportunity to develop basic mountaineering skills. In this introductory overnight course, participants will learn basic snow travel techniques, including: kicking steps, rest step, self-belay with ice axe, self-arrest with ice axe, sitting glissade, and backcountry winter camping.

Crevasse Rescue and Skills Clinic

SRC Member: $35.00 Chinook Member: $35.00 Non-Member: $65.00
Item ID: 188754

Schedule: Sun 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby

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

Open Spots: 4
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Class Dates: March 05 2023

Whether you are hoping to tackle a glaciated mountain this summer or add to your repertoire of mountain skills, this local day trip provides an educational opportunity to exposure to many of the components and skills involved in crevasse rescue. In this introductory one-day course, participants will learn basic snow anchors, rope ascension, haul systems, and belay techniques.

Spring Break: Yosemite National Park Hike & Camp

SRC Member: $465.00 Chinook Member: $465.00 Non-Member: $575.00
Item ID: 188726

Schedule: Fri 3:00 PM - 11:59 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby
Sat Sun 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Yosemite Valley, CA
Mon Tue Wed Th Fri Sat 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Yosemite Valley, CA
Sun 12:00 AM - 7:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby

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

Open Spots: 1
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Class Dates: March 10 2023 - March 19 2023

Spend a week surrounded by the gorgeous towering walls of the Central California’s Yosemite National Park. You’ll spend your days hiking and sight-seeing throughout the valley, camping out every night under the stars!

Spring Break: Utah National Parks Tour

SRC Member: $465.00 Chinook Member: $465.00 Non-Member: $575.00
Item ID: 188744

Schedule: Fri 3:00 PM - 11:59 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby
Sat Sun 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby
Mon Tue Wed Th Fri 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, February 26, 2023

Class is full.

Class Dates: March 10 2023 - March 19 2023

Spend a week exploring 4 of the most beautiful National Parks in the American Southwest. You’ll visit Zion, Bryce Canyon, Capitol Reef, and Arches National Park, where you'll be spending the days hiking, sghtseeing, and camping out every night under the stars!

Gym to Rock: Climbing Series

SRC Member: $75.00 Chinook Member: $75.00
Item ID: 188740

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

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

Class is full.

Class Dates: March 20 2023 - April 16 2023

Learn the basics of making the transition from the climbing gym to climbing on real rock, focusing on safety and technical systems.

Kayak Roll Clinic

SRC Member: $8.00 Chinook Member: $8.00 Non-Member: $12.00
Item ID: 188680

Schedule: Tue 6:30 PM - 10:30 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 21 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-to-c 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.

Intro to Backpacking Skills Clinic

SRC Member: $8.00 Chinook Member: $8.00 Non-Member: $12.00
Item ID: 188753

Schedule: Wed 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby

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

Open Spots: 7
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Class Dates: March 22 2023

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.