2014 Information

2014 Scramblers: See the Scrambler Resources page for the link to the Travel Plans Google Form and extra forms!

Incoming first-years receive the 2014 Scrambles booklet in an orientation mailing in May. 

Registration forms for 2014 Scrambles are available in the orientation mailing sent in May. All registration is done by mail. Participants are placed onto trips through a lottery system, explained fully in the Scrambles booklet. The lottery will take place in early June. For full consideration in the Scrambles lottery, all forms and full payment must be received by June 9th. If participants fail to pay in full or if forms are received after June 9th, participants will be placed on the waiting list only.

Forms to mail back (available for download): Scrambles registration form, health and diet questionnaire, liability waiver.

Frequently Asked Questions

When can I register for 2014 Scrambles?

Registration will be made available in mid-May. 

When will I find out which Scramble I've been placed on?

We will mail out trip acceptances within two weeks of the June lottery. Participants will be notifed by mail. We keep a wait list for trips that fill up if there is more interest than spots available.

When do I need to be in Walla Walla for Scrambles?

Early Scramblers' trips begin on August 14th. Regularly timed Scramblers begin on August 19th, 20th or 21st, depending on the trip. All Scramblers need to be on campus by 1pm of the stated start date for Scrambles. 

What is the cancellation policy for Scrambles?

Participants canceling before July 9th receive a full refund minus a $50 cancellation fee. After July 9th until two weeks before Scrambles, participants receive a 50 percent refund. The cancellation policy is outlined more fully in the 2014 Scrambles booklet, available for download above.

Many other questions can be answered by looking through the 2014 Scrambles booklet, available for download in the "Registration Information" section above or clicking on the booklet to the right. Contact the Scrambles Coordinator, Colin Domonoske, with other questions at scrambles@whitman.edu.

Trips that went out 2013:

The Outdoor Program offered 20 Scrambles trips in 2013.

Early Scrambles (August 15 through August 20)

  1. Wallowa Kapowa - Backpacking in the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, OR
  2. Bowman Bonanza - Backpacking in the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, OR
  3. Regular Scrambles (August 20, 21 or 22 through August 28)
  4. Rosstafarian Adventure - Canoeing and backpacking on Ross Lake, WA (August 20 - 28)
  5. A Rossin' and a Rollin' - Canoeing and backpacking on Ross Lake, WA (August 20 - 28) 
  6. Orcastaways - Sea kayaking in the San Juan Islands, WA (August 20 - 28) 
  7. Outrageous Orcas Orbiters - Sea kayaking in the San Juan Islands, WA (August 20 - 28) 
  8. Jonesin' for Jellies - Sea kayaking in the San Juan Islands, WA (August 20 - 28) 
  9. Seaside Swag - Coastal backpacking in Olympic National Park, WA (August 20 - 28)
  10. Tidal Trekking - Coastal backpacking in Olympic National Park, WA (August 20 - 28)
  11. North Cascades Navigators - Backpacking in North Cascades National Park, WA (August 20 - 28)
  12. Cascades Journeying - Backpacking in North Cascades National Park, WA (August 21 - 28)
  13. Crossing the Cascades - Backpacking in North Cascades National Park, WA (August 21 - 28)
  14. Doseying Up the Dosewallips - Backpacking in Olympic National Park, WA (August 21 - 28)
  15. Awesome Olympic Odyssey - Backpacking in Olympic National Park, WA (August 21 - 28)
  16. Smith Family Robinson - Rock climbing in Smith Rock State Park, OR (August 21 - 28)
  17. School of Hard Rocks - Rock climbing in Smith Rock State Park, OR (August 21 - 28)
  18. Bodaciously Bouncing Boating - Whitewater rafting along the Salmon River, ID (August 21 - 28)
  19. Slammin' Salmon - Whitewater kayaking along the Salmon River, ID (August 21 - 28)
  20. Wandering the Wallowas - Backpacking in the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, OR (August 22 - 28)
  21. Wonderous Wallowas - Backpacking in the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, OR (August 22 - 28)