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

Join us for your next great adventure. 

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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 (SUP) & Yoga

SRC Member: $25.00 Chinook Member: $25.00 Non-Member: $45.00
Item ID: 188119

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

Registration: Saturday, June 4, 2022 - Sunday, September 25, 2022

Class is full.

Class Dates: Wednesday, September 28, 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.

Women's Backpacking

SRC Member: $100.00 Chinook Member: $100.00 Non-Member: $155.00
Item ID: 188120

Schedule: Fri 4:00 PM - 11:59 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Priest Lake, ID
Sat 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Priest Lake, ID
Sun 12:00 AM - 7:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Priest Lake, ID

Registration: Saturday, June 4, 2022 - Sunday, September 25, 2022

Class is full.

Class Dates: Friday, September 30, 2022 - Sunday, October 2, 2022

In this backpacking trip, you’ll travel to northern Idaho to explore the magnificent Selkirk Mountains and Priest Lake area! This area home to rugged granite peaks topping 7,000 feet in elevation, spectacular Priest Lake, mountain streams, and plentiful wildlife. You’ll learn backcountry camping and travel skills such as how to purify your drinking water, how to cook on a backpacking stove, and how to hike/camp utilizing “Leave No Trace” principles. Trip rating is level 2. Good physical conditioning is needed, no experience necessary. Participants can expect to hike anywhere between 3-12 miles per day with an overnight backpack on.

Gym to Rock: Climbing Series

SRC Member: $75.00 Chinook Member: $75.00 Non-Member: $75.00
Item ID: 188121

Schedule: Tue 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Lobby

Registration: Saturday, June 4, 2022 - Sunday, October 2, 2022

Class is full.

Class Dates: Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - Sunday, November 6, 2022

Outdoor rock climbing is an extremely rewarding experience. Learn the basics of making the transition from the climbing gym to climbing on real rock, focusing on safety and technical systems. This 5-part series includes 4 indoor educational sessions, ranging from movement and technique to anchor building, culminating with an outdoor weekend climbing trip. This is a perfect way to build confidence, safely learn the basics about transitioning outside, and develop a supportive group of climbers.

Adaptive Climbing

SRC Member: $0.00 Chinook Member: $0.00 Non-Member: $0.00
Item ID: 188123

Schedule: Sat 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Location: Student Recreation Center Climbing Wall

Registration: Saturday, June 4, 2022 - Sunday, October 9, 2022

Open Spots: 4
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Class Dates: Saturday, October 15, 2022

Please join us during this time of climbing for all. This time is an open opportunity for adults of all abilities to enjoy the sport of climbing. Trained staff will be available to collaborate with you in creating individualized adaptions for each participant. After registration has closed, you'll be contacted via phone to begin the discussion on what barriers you anticipate in the traditional climbing process, and any other health information that may be helpful for facilitator effectiveness in creating adaptations.

Day Hike at Elk Creek Falls

SRC Member: $35.00 Chinook Member: $35.00 Non-Member: $55.00
Item ID: 188124

Schedule: Sun 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Elk River, ID

Registration: Saturday, June 4, 2022 - Sunday, October 9, 2022

Open Spots: 5
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Class Dates: Sunday, October 16, 2022

Come hike to the tallest waterfall in the state of Idaho! You’ll hike the easy 3-mile loop traveling through a dense conifer forest to three short spurs leading to the falls. After the hike, we’ll stop in the town of Elk River where you’ll have the opportunity to purchase some yummy huckleberry flavored ice cream and pie! This trip is both affordable and close, allowing patrons to maximize their time in the great outdoors. Sign up today before spots fill up!

North Idaho Backpacking

SRC Member: $100.00 Chinook Member: $100.00 Non-Member: $155.00
Item ID: 188125

Schedule: Fri 4:00 PM - 11:59 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Priest Lake, ID
Sat 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Priest Lake, ID
Sun 12:00 AM - 7:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Priest Lake, ID

Registration: Saturday, June 4, 2022 - Sunday, October 16, 2022

Class is full.

Class Dates: Friday, October 21, 2022 - Sunday, October 23, 2022

In this backpacking trip, you’ll travel to northern Idaho to explore the magnificent Selkirk Mountains and Priest Lake area! This area home to rugged granite peaks topping 7,000 feet in elevation, spectacular Priest Lake, mountain streams, and plentiful wildlife. You’ll learn backcountry camping and travel skills such as how to purify your drinking water, how to cook on a backpacking stove, and how to hike/camp utilizing “Leave No Trace” principles.

Primitive Fire Skills Clinic

SRC Member: $8.00 Chinook Member: $8.00 Non-Member: $12.00
Item ID: 188126

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

Registration: Saturday, June 4, 2022 - Sunday, November 6, 2022

Open Spots: 10
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Class Dates: Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Feel the heat of satisfaction when you make fire from friction in this primitive fire skills clinic! You don't need those matches to start a fire! In this clinic, we will teach you about the different options you have to fuel a fire, show you gathering techniques, and teach about multiple friction systems. By the end of this clinic, you will have the knowledge needed to lower the environmental impact making fire using Leave No Trace minimal impact fire building techniques.

Veteran's Day Hike at Kamiak Butte

SRC Member: $15.00 Chinook Member: $15.00 Non-Member: $20.00
Item ID: 188127

Schedule: Fri 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Kamiak Butte, WA

Registration: Saturday, June 4, 2022 - Sunday, November 6, 2022

Open Spots: 5
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Class Dates: Friday, November 11, 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.

Eco Adventure: Day Hike at Moscow Mountain

SRC Member: $35.00 Chinook Member: $35.00 Non-Member: $55.00
Item ID: 188128

Schedule: Sat 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Location: Outdoor Recreation Center Moscow Mt, ID

Registration: Saturday, June 4, 2022 - Sunday, October 23, 2022

Open Spots: 4
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Class Dates: Saturday, October 29, 2022

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. Since it is a local trip, this trip will also open your eyes to the possibilities hidden within the Palouse. All you need is a warm coat and a smile! We will be spending time cleaning and restoring some of the higher use areas where we’ll be traveling.

Primitive Shelters Clinic

SRC Member: $8.00 Chinook Member: $8.00 Non-Member: $12.00
Item ID: 188129

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

Registration: Saturday, June 4, 2022 - Sunday, November 13, 2022

Open Spots: 10
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Class Dates: Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Travel the backcountry with more confidence by taking this Primitive Shelters Clinic! In the unlikely event that a windstorm shreds your tent and there’s 100% weather coming down on you, this clinic will show you ways to utilize the natural environment to take shelter from the elements using Leave No Trace minimal impact techniques.

Backpacking at Grand Canyon National Park

SRC Member: $465.00 Chinook Member: $465.00 Non-Member: $585.00
Item ID: 188131

Schedule: Fri 4:00 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: Saturday, June 4, 2022 - Sunday, November 6, 2022

Class is full.

Class Dates: Friday, November 18, 2022 - Sunday, November 27, 2022

Travel with the ORC for an unforgettable Thanksgiving break experience in one of our nation’s most beautiful and popular National Parks! Come with us to visit and experience one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. At one mile deep, 277 miles long, and up to 18 miles wide, this area is sure to provide inspiring views, and never-to-be-forgotten moments. You’ll backpack for 3 nights down in the canyon, and spend 2 nights camping on the canyon rim, all while learning about the amazing natural and human history of the area. Trip rating is level 3. Good physical conditioning is required, some experience is recommended, and some technical knowledge is highly recommended. Participants can expect to hike anywhere between 3-12 miles per day with an overnight backpack on, ascending/descending as much as 5000 vertical feet each day. Trip cost includes group gear and backpacking equipment, transportation, permits, and trip leaders (Food NOT included).

Belay Clinic

SRC Member: $8.00 Chinook Member: $13.00 Non-Member: $18.00
Item ID: 188234

Schedule: Sun 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Location: Student Recreation Center Climbing Wall

Registration: Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - Monday, September 26, 2022

Open Spots: 3
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Class Dates: Sunday, September 25, 2022

Do you want to participate in roped climbing in our facility? The Belay Clinic 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: $18.00
Item ID: 188235

Schedule: Mon 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Location: Student Recreation Center Climbing Wall

Registration: Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Open Spots: 4
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Class Dates: Monday, September 26, 2022

Do you want to participate in roped climbing in our facility? The Belay Clinic 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: $18.00
Item ID: 188236

Schedule: Sun 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Location: Student Recreation Center Climbing Wall

Registration: Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - Monday, October 3, 2022

Open Spots: 6
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Class Dates: Sunday, October 2, 2022

Do you want to participate in roped climbing in our facility? The Belay Clinic 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: $18.00
Item ID: 188237

Schedule: Mon 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Location: Student Recreation Center Climbing Wall

Registration: Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Open Spots: 6
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Class Dates: Monday, October 3, 2022

Do you want to participate in roped climbing in our facility? The Belay Clinic 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: $18.00
Item ID: 188238

Schedule: Sun 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Location: Student Recreation Center Climbing Wall

Registration: Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - Monday, October 10, 2022

Open Spots: 6
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Class Dates: Sunday, October 9, 2022

Do you want to participate in roped climbing in our facility? The Belay Clinic 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: $18.00
Item ID: 188239

Schedule: Mon 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Location: Student Recreation Center Climbing Wall

Registration: Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Open Spots: 6
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Class Dates: Monday, October 10, 2022

Do you want to participate in roped climbing in our facility? The Belay Clinic 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: $18.00
Item ID: 188240

Schedule: Sun 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Location: Student Recreation Center Climbing Wall

Registration: Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - Monday, October 17, 2022

Open Spots: 6
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Class Dates: Sunday, October 16, 2022

Do you want to participate in roped climbing in our facility? The Belay Clinic 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: $18.00
Item ID: 188241

Schedule: Mon 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Location: Student Recreation Center Climbing Wall

Registration: Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Open Spots: 6
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Class Dates: Monday, October 17, 2022

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