Fall 2014 Trips

Registering for a trip is easy! Just come to the Adventure Recreation Center (ARC) in 133A White Building. Bring your PSU ID, health insurance information, and cash payment. (Print and bring the completed Waiver Form below to expedite your registration process.)

Trips are ALL-INCLUSIVE! Transportation, gear, equipment, food, and lodging is covered in the trip cost.

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Backpacking on Old Loggers Path
October 17-19th, 2014
Student: $30.00     Affiliate: $137.00
This backpacking weekend is the perfect chance to try your hand at some backpacking skills while relaxing in central Pennsylvania’s stunning fall foliage. The Old Logger’s Path, located near Masten PA, is a former railroad land for the Central Pennsylvania Lumber Co. Today, this scenic trail features miles of state forest, Rock Run (known as one of the prettiest streams in PA), and stunning vistas of the McIntyre wild area.

Climbing and Camping
October 17-19th
Student: $42.00     Affiliate: $234.00
If you have never climber before or are new to the sport, this trip is for you! Coopers and Seneca Rocks offer a wide range of climbing routes for the beginner and veterans alike. Our experiences climbing staff will be there to coach you and provide an in-depth instruction. Once you’ve gotten your fill of climbing, we’ll head back to camp and enjoy some gooey yummy s’mores by the fire.

Rock Climbing at Stone Valley
November 1st, 2014 - Opens for Registration: 10/6/14
Student: $15.00     Affiliate: $65.00
Experience greater confidence, laughter, and fun while challenging your skills rock climbing on Stone Valley's Carolina T-Wall. It offers climbing challenges from beginner to advanced/intermediate skill levels.  Climbers have the option of ascending over 12 different routes as well as learning to belay other participants from the ground!

Caving (Location TBD)
November 2nd, 2014 - Opens for registration: 10/6/14
Student: $ 15.00    Affiliate: $43.00
Ever wonder what it’s like to go caving? Want to scramble around on rocks twisting and stretching your body through the raw earth. Come out with Penn State Adventure Rec and challenge your senses exploring what seems to be an alien world into one of Pennsylvania’s beautiful caves while observing stalactites, flowstone, bats and other cave ecology. The caves we visit vary in length from 250 to 2,000 feet. Ceilings also vary with the highest at eighty-nine feet with openings may be mere passages wide enough for one person or chambers 100 feet wide. Participant joining us in this rare opportunity can expect to spend a few hours traversing the cave.

Fly Fishing on Spring Creek
November 8th, 2014 - Opens for Registration: 10/6/14
Student: $12.00      Affiliate: $81.00
Ever wanted to try your hand at fly fishing in some of Pennsylvania’s best streams? Whether you’re brand new to fly fishing or looking to improve existing skills, this trip will offer challenges for all levels under the guidance of our experienced staff. 

Climbing at Milton Rock Gym
November 9th, 2014 - Opens for Registration: 10/6/14
Student: $13.00     Affiliate: $65.00
Join the Adventure Recreation staff on a day trip to a local indoor rock gym to satisfy your climbing urge. The Milton Rock Gym (MRG) is located an hour east of State College in Milton, Pennsylvania. Formerly a men’s department store built in the late 1800s, the MRG rebuilt their north wall and reinforced the building’s structure with thirteen tons of steel. The MRG offers many top roping and bouldering problems for you to try and test your skills. Specifically, the top roping area features a 28’ slab wall, a cave, vertical walls with cracks, beginner walls, and even a 35’ climb to the gym’s skylight roof top. The diversity of route difficulty makes the Milton Rock Gym an ideal destination for climbers of all backgrounds, from beginners to experts! Rock on… inside!

http://www.miltonrockgym.com/

Caving in Hipple Cave
December 6th, 2014 - Opens for Registration: 10/20/14
Student: $15.00      Affiliate: $43.00
Ever wonder what it’s like to go caving? Want to scramble around on rocks twisting and stretching your body through the raw earth. Come out with Penn State Adventure Rec and challenge your senses exploring what seems to be an alien world into one of Pennsylvania’s beautiful caves while observing stalactites, flowstone, bats and other cave ecology. The caves we visit vary in length from 250 to 2,000 feet. Ceilings also vary with the highest at eighty-nine feet with openings may be mere passages wide enough for one person or chambers 100 feet wide. Participant joining us in this rare opportunity can expect to spend a few hours traversing the cave.

Climbing at Milton Rock Gym
December 7th, 2014 - Opens for Registration: 10/20/14
Student: $13.00     Affiliate: $65.00
Join the Adventure Recreation staff on a day trip to a local indoor rock gym to satisfy your climbing urge. The Milton Rock Gym (MRG) is located an hour east of State College in Milton, Pennsylvania. Formerly a men’s department store built in the late 1800s, the MRG rebuilt their north wall and reinforced the building’s structure with thirteen tons of steel. The MRG offers many top roping and bouldering problems for you to try and test your skills. Specifically, the top roping area features a 28’ slab wall, a cave, vertical walls with cracks, beginner walls, and even a 35’ climb to the gym’s skylight roof top. The diversity of route difficulty makes the Milton Rock Gym an ideal destination for climbers of all backgrounds, from beginners to experts! Rock on… inside!

http://www.miltonrockgym.com/




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