Spring Excursions

Garfield Ledges Night Hike — an Outdoor Leadership Event

Stegosaurus Peak from Garfield Ledges

Tuesday, June 13, 7:30 -11 PM, Middle Fork Trailhead  Join us at Garfield Ledges for a night hike and stargazing (weather permitting). Clear your mind with a  guided riverside forest meditation, great way to prepare for finals. We will meet onsite near North Bend, Minimal hiking experience is required, headlamp can be provided or bring your.  The ...more about Garfield Ledges Night Hike — an Outdoor Leadership Event

Backpacking 101

Group of hikers with backpacks heading up an open trail

Thursday, April 20, 12:30 - 1 PM, an Earth Week Event! Learn the steps, skills and resources to help you plan great outdoor adventures in this free workshop. Trip planning, trail resources, free topo maps, and gear demo/discussion. This is the first step to a full summer of adventures in our beautiful Pacific Northwest forests. (35 ...more about Backpacking 101

Introduction to Mountain Biking

Mountain biker on a dusty trail at Duthie Hill

Tuesday, May 16, 2 - 5:30 PM, Olallie Trail Bike Rental/Helmets Available (10 bikes available - Max 15 Riders) Join the BC Wellness Center and others for a group ride along the Olallie Trail. Learn about the skills and equipment needed to make trail riding your new outdoor passion. Participants will meet at the trailhead ...more about Introduction to Mountain Biking

Introduction to Sea Kayaking

Kayaking on Lake Union with NW Outdoor Center

Wednesday, May 24, 4 - 6 PM - Northwest Outdoor Center Take in the Seattle skyline from the seat of a double kayak.  All instruction and equipment is provided. Last day to register is May 19! Register for event! (20 spots available)

Guided Backpacking

Hiking up a backwoods log bridge

June 9 - 10, (Required Planning Session Monday, June 5, 1:30 - 2:30 PM) Get the skills, instruction and training to make backpacking a lifetime activity. The required planning session will prepare you with the trip planning skills and equipment knowledge to repeat trips all summer long. Gear rentals available: Backpack, Sleeping bag/pad, and tent. (11 spaces ...more about Guided Backpacking

Summer Adventure Celebration with Outdoor Recreation Leadership Program

A group of students on a canoeing trip in Lake Washington

Bookmark this page - more events are coming soon! Outdoor Leadership students plan events to host through the Wellness Center. Watch for three - four additional events to be added for the final two weeks of Spring quarter.  Support the Outdoor Recreation Leadership program! Events are planned and hosted by PE 239 Outdoor Leadership Students ...more about Summer Adventure Celebration with Outdoor Recreation Leadership Program