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ODP: Muir Woods Day Hike
Feb
16
8:00 AM08:00

ODP: Muir Woods Day Hike

Spend a relaxing day traversing through the towering old-growth redwoods of Muir Woods National Park. Take in the hillside views of the beautiful Pacific ocean, the treetops, and the adjacent Mount Tamalpais. Transportation included.

Level: Beginner. Participants are responsible for meeting the group at the Outdoor Resource Center in the Recreation Center for a pre-trip meeting at 7:00pm on 2/13.

Registration Deadline: 2/8 by midnight

Price: Student $25.00, Public $25.00, Student Staff: $20.00


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ODP: Indian Rock Bouldering
Feb
23
8:00 AM08:00

ODP: Indian Rock Bouldering

Indian Rock is inner city bouldering at its best! Nestled in the heart of Berkeley, this local favorite is known for its easy approach and accessible setting. Join Outdoor Pursuits and solve some problems. Beginners and more experienced climbers are welcome.

Level: Beginner/ Intermediate. Participants are responsible for meeting the group at the Outdoor Resource Center in the Recreation Center for a pre-trip meeting at 7:00 pm on 2/20.

Registration Deadline: 2/15 by midnight

Price: Student $10.00, Public $20.00, Student Staff: $10.00


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Outdoor Pursuits: Indian Rock Bouldering Trip
Feb
23
8:00 AM08:00

Outdoor Pursuits: Indian Rock Bouldering Trip

Indian Rock is inner city bouldering at its best! Nestled in the heart of Berkeley, this local favorite is known for its easy approach and accessible setting. Join Outdoor Pursuits and solve some problems. Beginners and more experienced climbers are welcome.

Level: Beginner/ Intermediate. Participants are responsible for meeting the group at the Outdoor Resource Center in the Recreation Center for a pre-trip meeting at 7:00 pm on 2/20.

Price: Student $10.00, Public $20.00, Student Staff: $10.00

Go to the Student Rec Center Info Desk or Outdoor Pursuits Office for more info


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ODP: Point Reyes Day Hike
Mar
9
8:00 AM08:00

ODP: Point Reyes Day Hike

Head out to Point Reyes National Seashore and see why this local treat is a staple for any outdoor enthusiast. Spend the day hiking along this tucked away stretch of beautiful California coast and take in the green forests of moss, foggy beaches, and unique wildlife.

Level: Beginner. Participants are responsible for meeting the group at the Outdoor Resource Center in the Recreation Center for a pre-trip meeting at 7:00pm on 3/6.

Registration Deadline: 3/1 by midnight

Price: Student $5.00, Public $10.00, Student Staff: $5.00


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ODP: Zion Spring Break
Mar
16
to Mar 22

ODP: Zion Spring Break

Join Outdoor Pursuits on this expedition of a lifetime! Take a week to explore the beautiful landscapes of Zion and Joshua Tree National Parks.Weave through the boulders of Hidden Valley to take in the irreplaceable desert sunset. Take in the towering red cliffs in a tour of Zion National Park. Watch as the Virgin River flows to the Emerald Pools, featuring breathtaking waterfalls and a hanging garden. Don’t miss out on what is sure to be an unforgettable adventure.

Level: Beginner. Participants are responsible for meeting the group at the Outdoor Resource Center in the Recreation Center for a pre-trip meeting at 7:00 pm on 3/13.

Registration Deadline: 3/8 by midnight

Price: Student $240.00, Public $270.00, Student Staff: $170.00


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ODP: Annadel Day Hike
Mar
30
8:00 AM08:00

ODP: Annadel Day Hike

Venture off campus and see all that Annadel State Park has to offer. Catch sight of the gorgeous waves of spring wildflowers along Lake Ilsanjo and the park’s volcanic rock formations. This hidden local treat is sure to impress any hiker!

Level: Beginner. Participants are responsible for meeting the group at the Outdoor Resource Center in the Recreation Center for a pre-trip meeting at 7:00 pm on 3/27.

Registration Deadline: 3/22 by midnight

Price: Student $5.00, Public $10.00, Student Staff: $5.00


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ODP: Goat Rock Climbing Weekend
Mar
30
to Mar 31

ODP: Goat Rock Climbing Weekend

Floating above and on the Pacific Ocean, Goat Rock is a great place for any bouldering or top roping enthusiast. With route names like Heel Hooker Traverse, Potato Chip Arete, The Final Exam, and The Specialist, get ready for an unforgettable weekend. All Bay Area climbers should make their way out to Goat Rock at least once. Some climbing experience is encouraged, but not necessary.

Level: Beginner/ Intermediate. Participants are responsible for meeting the group at the Outdoor Resource Center in the Recreation Center for a pre-trip meeting at 8:00 pm on 3/27.

Registration Deadline: 3/22 by midnight

Price: Student $50.00, Public $50.00, Student Staff: $30.00


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ODP: Pinnacles Car Camping and Caving
Apr
5
to Apr 7

ODP: Pinnacles Car Camping and Caving

Discover Pinnacles, the National Park born of fire. See for yourself the unique and picturesque landscape created by over 23 million years of lava flow. Take in the rare talus caves, hike among canyon bottoms and chaparral forests, and climb amongst towering rock spires. This beginner trip has it all!

Level: Beginner. Participants are responsible for meeting the group at the Outdoor Resource Center in the Recreation Center for a pre-trip meeting at 7:00 pm on 4/3.

Registration Deadline: 3/29 by midnight

Price: Student $80.00, Public $90.00, Student Staff: $60.00


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ODP: Russian River Paddle Boarding
Apr
13
8:00 AM08:00

ODP: Russian River Paddle Boarding

Join us for an exciting adventure paddle boarding along the Russian River! Learn the ins and outs of paddle boarding on this relaxing tour as we glide along with only the sound of our paddles gently breaking the water's surface. Soon the water begins its magical embrace, taking you on a peaceful journey through a part of Sonoma County you never dreamed existed. Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity!

Level: Beginner. Participants are responsible for meeting the group at the Outdoor Resource Center in the Recreation Center for a pre-trip meeting at 7:00 pm on 4/10.

Registration Deadline: 4/5 by midnight

Price: Student $100.00, Public $110.00, Student Staff: $90.00


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ODP: Fairfield Osborn Preserve Earth Day Hike
Apr
20
8:00 AM08:00

ODP: Fairfield Osborn Preserve Earth Day Hike

Come take in the 450-acre Fairfield Osborn Preserve, which lies at the top of Sonoma Mountain overlooking Valley of the Moon to the north. The locally supported preserve promotes remarkably diverse displays of aquatic invertebrate communities, fauna, and eye catching plant life. Spend your Earth Day celebrating the beauty of our local ecosystems with Outdoor Pursuits and the Fairfield Osborn Preserve.

Level: Beginner. Participants are responsible for meeting the group at the Outdoor Resource Center in the Recreation Center for a pre-trip meeting at 7:00 pm on 4/17.

Registration Deadline: 4/12 by midnight

Price: Student $5.00, Public $10.00, Student Staff: $5.00


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ODP: Julia Pfeiffer Burns Car Camping
Apr
26
to Apr 28

ODP: Julia Pfeiffer Burns Car Camping

Explore one of California hidden gems, Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park. Based out of Big Sur Country this coastline park stretches into towering ridges and features pristine waters, cool madrone and chaparral forests, and an 80-foot waterfall cascading over granite cliffs. Spend the weekend with Outdoor Pursuits the panoramic views of this cove of paradise.

Level: Beginner. Participants are responsible for meeting the group at the Outdoor Resource Center in the Recreation Center for a pre-trip meeting at 7:00 pm on 4/24.

Registration Deadline: 4/19 by midnight

Price: Student $90.00, Public $100.00, Student Staff: $60.00


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ODP: Yosemite Backpacking
May
3
to May 5

ODP: Yosemite Backpacking

Spend the weekend traversing through the famous, grand wilderness that is Yosemite Valley. In the words of naturalist John Muir: “Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.” Spend a weekend at the foot of some of the most infamous mountains in the world!

Level: Intermediate. Participants are responsible for meeting the group at the Outdoor Resource Center in the Recreation Center for a pre-trip meeting at 7:00 pm on 5/1.

Registration Deadline: 4/26 by midnight

Price: Student $80.00, Public $90.00, Student Staff: $60.00


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Outdoor Pursuits Trip: Armstrong Redwoods Day Hike
Nov
17
9:00 AM09:00

Outdoor Pursuits Trip: Armstrong Redwoods Day Hike

Registration deadline: 11/9 at midnight
Cost: $5 for students, $5 for staff and $10 for the public

Spend a relaxing day hiking through this grove of towering Redwoods nestled in the hills above Guerneville. For all you Star Wars fans, it will remind you of the forests of Endor! 

Level: Beginner

For more information, visit the website.

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Point Reyes Backpacking
Nov
16
to Nov 18

Point Reyes Backpacking

Registration deadline: 11/9 at midnight
Cost: $50 for students, $40 for staff and $50 for the public

Head out to Point Reyes National Seashore and see why this local treat is a staple for any outdoor enthusiast. Backpack along this tucked away stretch of beautiful California coast and take in the green forests of moss, foggy beaches, and unique wildlife.

Level: Beginner

For more information, visit the website.

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Outdoor Pursuits Trip: Joshua Tree Camping & Bouldering
Nov
9
to Nov 12

Outdoor Pursuits Trip: Joshua Tree Camping & Bouldering

  • Josua Tree National Park (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Registration deadline: 11/2 at midnight
Cost: $130 for students, $90 for staff and $150 for the public

Join Outdoor Pursuits on this expedition of a lifetime! Take the holiday weekend to explore the beautiful landscapes of Joshua Tree National Park. Named after the elusive Joshua Tree, a symbol of hope, the park brings together the high and lower desert plants and animals of the Mojave and Colorado/Sonoran deserts. Weave through the boulders of Hidden Valley to take in the irreplaceable desert sunset. This epic adventure is one you will never forget.

Level: Beginner

    For more information, visit the website.

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    Outdoor Pursuits Trip: Alamere Day Hike
    Nov
    4
    9:00 AM09:00

    Outdoor Pursuits Trip: Alamere Day Hike

    Registration deadline: 10/26 at midnight
    Cost: $5 for students, $5 for staff and $10 for the public

    Come explore the beautiful coastal waterfall deep within Point Reyes National Seashore. Catch the dramatic sights of the falls as water cascades over a 30 foot cliff onto the south end of Wildcat Beach with this Outdoor Pursuits day hike. Discover this hidden gem and learn why Frank Lloyd Wright said, “Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.”

    Level: Beginner

      For more information, visit the website.

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      Outdoor Pursuits Trip: Lost Coast Backpacking
      Oct
      12
      to Oct 14

      Outdoor Pursuits Trip: Lost Coast Backpacking

      Registration deadline: 10/5 at midnight
      Cost: $70 for students, $50 for staff and $70 for the public


      Tired of sitting around? Adventure is out there! Join Outdoor Pursuits in backpacking the stunning and coveted Lost Coast trail. Peer up at the soaring peaks of the King Range, towering over 4,000 feet above the Pacific as you walk along the wild and nearly untouched beaches. Spend your weekend in awe of one of Northern California’s mysterious wonders.

      Level: Beginner

      For more information, visit the website.

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      Outdoor Pursuits Trip: Mt. Tam LGBTQ + Day Hike
      Oct
      6
      9:30 AM09:30

      Outdoor Pursuits Trip: Mt. Tam LGBTQ + Day Hike

      Registration deadline: 9/28 at midnight
      Cost: $5 for students, $5 for staff and $10 for the public

      Join Outdoor Pursuits and QSA as we hike along the spectacular Mount Tamalpais. Take in the breathtaking panorama of the Farallon Islands, the rolling hills of Marin, San Francisco, and Mount Diablo within an inclusive group of Sonoma State’s queer community. All folks are welcome on this local experience.

      Level: Beginner

      For more information, visit the website.

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      Outdoor Pursuits Trip: Tahoe Bouldering
      Sep
      21
      to Sep 22

      Outdoor Pursuits Trip: Tahoe Bouldering

      Registration Deadline: 9/14 at midnight
      Cost: $70 for students, $50 for staff and $70 for the public

      Located in the heart of California’s Lake Tahoe, Christmas Valley offers a plethora of bouldering options for the novice or experienced climber. Paired with spectacular views of the Sierra Nevadas, this trip is perfect for you first outdoor climbing experience!

        Level: Beginner

        For more information, visit the website.

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        Outdoor Pursuits Trip: Desolation Wilderness Backpacking
        Sep
        21
        to Sep 23

        Outdoor Pursuits Trip: Desolation Wilderness Backpacking

        Registration Deadline: 9/14 at midnight
        Cost: $80 for students, $60 for staff and $90 for the public

        Backpack above the treeline in the Desolation Wilderness and dip your feet in the cool waters of Dicks Lake. Catch sight of the sun rising at the crest of Eagle Falls and see for yourself why people can ’t stop talking about the kingdom of towering granite!

        Level: Intermediate

        For more information, visit the website

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        Outdoor Pursuits Trip: Wright's Lake Car Camping
        Sep
        14
        to Sep 16

        Outdoor Pursuits Trip: Wright's Lake Car Camping

        Registration Deadline: 9/7 at midnight
        Cost: $60 for students, $40 for staff and $70 for the public

        Hike above the treeline in the Desolation Wilderness and catch the sunset reflecting off of Wright’s Lake’s crystal clear waters. In the words of Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn.” See for yourself why hundreds of people flock to this kingdom of granite!

        Level: Beginner 

        For more information, visit the website

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        Outdoor Pursuits Trip: Salt Point Camping
        Sep
        7
        to Sep 9

        Outdoor Pursuits Trip: Salt Point Camping

        Registration Deadline: 8/31 at midnight
        Cost: $70 for students, $50 for staff and $80 for the public

        Spend the weekend hiking along the gorgeous Sonoma Coastline. Traverse within the over 20 miles of local, hidden wilderness and dip your toes in the cool Pacific Ocean. Discover the kelp-dotted coves and panoramic views as you take a break from the busy school year. In the words of naturalist John Muir,  “Come to the woods, for here is rest.”

        Level: Beginner

        For more information, visit the website

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