UNL Outdoor Adventures only has a few spots still available on the California Surfing and Canyonlands Backpacking trips during Spring Break. Spots are limited and available on a first come, first serve basis. Sign up at the Outdoor Gear and Bike Shop in the Campus Rec Center by March 4.
No prior experience required and trips are open to all UNL student and the general public. Continue reading for details about each trip or visit the Web page http://crec.unl.edu/outdoor/trips.shtml
CANYONLANDS N.P. BACKPACKING TRIP: March 19Ã¢ï¿½ï¿½26
$455 UNL student/CREC member; $495 general public
Includes: gear, transportation, trip insurance, permits, instructors, and meals.
Just minutes southwest of Moab, Utah, Canyonlands National Park exhibits some of the finest canyon scenery in the western United States. The park has long been regarded as one of the few remaining undisturbed areas of Utah that has undergone geological shaping from the mighty Colorado River. High stunning buttes and deep shaped canyons offer the hiker a diversity of wildlife, plant growth, and climate. This week long trip will take hikers through awe-inspiring rock formations and landscapes including a visit to the world famous Delicate Arch.
CALIFORNIA SURFING TRIP: March 20Ã¢ï¿½ï¿½25
$395 UNL student/CREC member; $445 general public
Includes: gear, trip insurance, permits, instructors, and meals. Transportation to/from California is not included in the price.
Eli HowardÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½s Surf Break Overnights are structured surfing adventures designed to provide five days of quality surfing instruction, exploratory activities and four nights of memorable beach camping experiences. During each day of surf camp, students will receive a 2 hour session of quality surfing instruction. Students will spend their camp days learning important water safety skills, surfing fundamentals, and exploring the California State Parks coastal environments with daily surf topics. Students will also have numerous opportunities to relax and enjoy other outdoor activities such as body surfing, daily yoga/stretching sessions, tidepooling, and other organized beach games. Students are also provided with daily advanced surfing instruction, ocean conservation tips and their choice of themes and excursions in the afternoon. Excursions can include lagoon hikes, natural and cultural history of the California coast, marine exploration, and evolution of surfing culture. Late nights can be spent watching surf movies, having a bonfire, playing games under the kitchen lights, or simply hanging out in the surf lounge to enjoy the dayÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½s stories and warm drinks.
OTHER UPCOMING TRIPS
Ã¢ï¿½Â¢Rio Grande River Canoe: March 18-27 *SOLD OUT*
Ã¢ï¿½Â¢Elkhorn River Canoe: April 2
Ã¢ï¿½Â¢Niobrara River Canoe: April 22-24
Ã¢ï¿½Â¢Stagecoach Lake Bike Tour: April 22-24
Ã¢ï¿½Â¢White Rim Mountain Biking: May 7-14
Ã¢ï¿½Â¢Boundary Waters Canoe: May 21-28
Ã¢ï¿½Â¢Grand Teton Backpacking: July 23-30
Ã¢ï¿½Â¢Vermont's Green Mountains
Bike Tour: July 30-Aug. 6 *SOLD OUT*
Info: (402) 472-4776
More details at: http://go.unl.edu/nb8