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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 2024:

Feb. 02

Ice Climbing


Feb. 02-03

St. Anthony Lakes Ski Trip


Feb. 4

Soup and snowshoe


Feb. 10 Intro to backcountry skiing


Feb. 11

Pride OUTside: Snowshoes and S'mores


Feb. 17

Snowshoe with the president


Feb. 19

President's Day XC ski


Feb. 24

Sunset hike





Mar. 2

Birdwatching hike


Mar. 9-16

Spring break backpacking


Mar. 29

Sunset hike


Apr. 6-7



Apr. 6

Flatwater kayaking


Apr. 7

Wallula Gap climbing


Apr. 13-14

Beginning camping and day hike


Apr. 14

Accessible day hike


Apr. 20

Stargazing (meteor shower)


Apr. 21

Hike in the dunes


Apr. 26

Afternoon SUP


Apr. 26-27

Deschutes rafting


Apr. 27

Vantage Climbing


Apr. 28

Palouse picnic, yoga, and meditation


May 4



May 5-6

Car camping (meteor shower)


May 5



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