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Outdoor Adventures offers canoeing, backpacking, and rock climbing trips for Spring Break – Student Affairs

UNL students paddle through a canyon of the Rio Grande River on a canoe trip organized by Outdoor Adventures at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. [courtesy photo | Outdoor Adventures]

UNL Outdoor Adventures is offering Huskers three exciting Spring Break adventures trips between March 10–20, 2022. Activity-related gear, transportation, meals, and instruction are included in the cost of each trip.

All trips have a limited number of spots. Participants must register before the 12 p.m. March 1 sign-up deadline. Sign up online at https://go.unl.edu/trips or in person at the Outdoor Adventures Center.

Questions? Contact Abby Schuck at 402-472-4777.

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Texas Canyons Canoeing

March 10-20, 2022

If you seek a real adventure, the remote river canyons of southwest Texas are for you. Participants will cover 83 miles in the tight canyons forged by the iconic Rio Grande River and explore side canyons or remains of abandoned villages.

The trip group will spend multiple days on the river with no resupplies or stops at restaurants. Given the remoteness and challenging rapids of this adventure, participants must be in good physical condition and have a positive state of mind.

Cost is $495 for UNL students ($165 deposit required to secure a spot.)

Additional details [PDF]

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Escalante Backpacking

March 11-20, 2022

Located in south-central Utah’s high desert, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument boasts some of the most beautiful geological features and canyons of the southwest United States.

Participants will explore canyons and learn about the area’s native cultures while backpacking the park. The group will also day-hike through other regional parks offering amazing views of arches and canyons and other geological formations.

This is a strenuous trip. Participants will need to supply their own sturdy hiking boots and rain gear.

Cost is $495 for UNL students ($165 deposit required to secure a spot.)

Additional details [PDF]

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Wichita Mountain Rock Climbing

March 11-15, 2022

Trip participants will explore the surprisingly quality rock in south-central Oklahoma, take in the spectacular views above the Colorado-esque “Narrows” and Mount Scott and ‘crag’ some pristine granite domes and cliffs.

This trip is for climbers of all levels, from beginners to very experienced. The group will climb together during daylight hours and enjoy beautiful spring evenings camping on site.

Cost is $275 for UNL students ($92 deposit required to secure a spot.)

Additional details [PDF]

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