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Outdoor Education Classes and Outings

Whether you’re into rock climbing, whitewater kayaking, shredding fresh powder in perfect telemark stance, or looking to learn all of the above, we’re here for you. Get up, and get outside!
Students climbing the red rocks in Nevada.

Current Offerings

Each semester, we have a new list of available physical education courses and offerings, so there are always new opportunities popping up. Check out our current schedule to see how you can quench your thirst for adventure this semester.

Spring II 2014 PE Schedule


Sample Classes and Outings

  • Backpack overnight
  • Backcountry ski tour
  • Bouldering (indoor and outdoor)
  • Whitewater canoe
  • 1000 Islands sea kayaking
  • Caving
  • X-C skiing
  • Outdoor cooking
  • Telemark skiing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Geocaching
  • Survival
  • Peak hike
  • Tree climbing
  • Ice climbing
  • Winter camping
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain biking
  • Pool paddling
  • Rock climbing

Winter 2014 Backyard Adventures

Free (except as noted)  and open to Students/Staff/Faculty/Community Members, Partners and Children (if accompanied by an adult)

Intermediate Telemark Ski  $15
Fac/Staff Learn to Classic XC Ski
Moonlit Snowshoe
Kids Day at the Wall
Alpine to Telemark Crossover Ski $15
Fac/Staff Learn to Skate Ski $12
Learn to Classic XC Ski
Afternoon Snowshoe
Learn to Skate Ski  $12
Wednesday, February 12, 4:30-10PM.
Friday, February 14, 3-6:30PM
Friday, February 14, 7-9:30PM
Saturday, February 15, Noon-3PM
Sunday, February 16, 8:30AM-5PM
Sunday, February 16, 10AM-6PM
Friday, February 21, 3-6:30PM
Friday, February 21, 3-6:30PM
Sunday, February 23, 10Am-6PM

$15 Lift Ticket Cost
$12 Transportation to ski area
Must RSVP prior to the event with Roxanne Benson at rbenson@colgate.edu or 315-228-7972

Past Trips

Check out some photos and video of past trips! Also, contact us for more information.