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Trips and Activities

Ice climbers
Hikers on mountain ridge.
Kayar on river.

Outdoor Program Trips

Trips sponsored by the Outdoor Program. We offer a full schedule of weekend trips during the Semester.

Open Kayak

The Outdoor Program offers Open Kayak Sessions on Mondays and Wednesdays at 8 p.m.: an opportunity for individuals to learn or practice kayaking skills, twice a week while the College is in session.

Outdoor Clubs and Teams

Learn more about Whitman’s outdoor-related clubs.

Bob Carson Outdoor Program Fund

The Bob Carson Outdoor Program Fund allows students to participate in at least one free Outdoor Program trip.

Water Activities

Want to learn whitewater kayaking, sea kayaking, or whitewater rafting and canoeing? You can through the Outdoor Program!

Spring 2023:

Feb. 3

Full Moon Snowshoe $50

Come see the snow glitter beneath a dark sky!

Feb. 4

Winter Photography $50

Photograph the beautiful Blues.

Feb. 11

Beginning XC Ski $50

No experience necessary.

Feb. 18

Soup and XC Ski $50

Warm and hearty in the cold.

Feb. 24–25

Anthony Lakes Skiing $150

Two days of skiing are better than one.

Feb. 26

Snowshoeing $50

Float above the white winter water.

Mar. 4

Wallula Gap Sunset Hike $50

It's pretty, we promise.

Mar. 5

Beginning Mountain Biking $50

Come try out something new, or work on your skills!

Apr. 1

Day in the Dunes $50

Sand dunes? in Eastern Washington?

Apr. 7

Wallula Gap Climbing $50

Get your climb on—outside!

Apr. 8

Canoeing $50

Come for a peaceful paddle, stay for the new connections.

Apr. 9

Blues Crew Sacajawea State Park $50

Swing an axe, pull a saw, and help maintain our trails.

Apr. 16

Wallula Gap Climbing $50

Ropes and real good times.

Apr. 22–23

Weekend Backpacking $150

A weekend, a pack, a back—righteous.

Apr. 23

Day Hike $45

Come to the trails with us!

Apr. 29–30

Deschutes Rafting $110

Come to the river and try something new!

Apr. 30

Flatwater Kayaking $45

Spring is the time of water weekend trips.

May 6

Study Break Half-Day Hike $35

Breathe easy in the out of doors during what can be a stressful time.
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