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Trips and programs

Interested in a ready-made outdoor adventure? We offer local and regional trips for paddling, climbing, backpacking, and more. Come outside with us and play!

Spring 2018 schedule

Our trips are open to everyone, and our goal is always to provide quality adventure programming and instruction at a low cost. Two pricing rates are typically offered for students/members and non-members/community.

People climbing at Vertical Adventures
Vertical Adventures
  • Saturday, February 17
  • 1-10pm
  • $25 | $30

Head down to Columbus, OH with us to Vertical Adventures climbing gym. Take a break from homework, meet new climbers, and try new routes.

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Snow hike
  • Saturday, February 24
  • 1-5pm
  • $7 | $12

There is nothing quite like hiking on a fresh blanket of snow, when all is calm and everything is seemingly still. We'll head up to CVNP and take in winter from the trail.

Blue Hen Waterfall
Waterfall hike
  • Saturday, March 10
  • 1-5pm
  • $7 | $12

One of the best times to visit waterfalls is in the spring, when rain keeps creeks and rivers

People horseback riding
Horseback riding
  • Sunday, March 18
  • 12pm-3pm
  • $37 | $45

Take a guided horseback trail ride with Camp Y-Noah's Equestrian Center. Their trails wind through miles of beautiful terrain that extend across over 275 wooded acres of land.

Person ziplining
Canopy tour
  • Saturday, April 7
  • 1pm-7pm
  • $75 | $85

Take a tree-top adventure with us in Oberlin, OH. Ziplines, platforms and aerial bridges are all part of this 2.5 hour Common Ground Canopy Tour.

Person climbing at Whipps Ledges
Outdoor climbing
  • Saturday, April 14
  • 10am-5pm
  • $35 | $45

Nothing quite beats climbing outdoors, and this trip to the nearby Whipps Ledges is suited for climbers of all abilities. Climbing gear, lunch, and transportation are all provided.

People whitewater rafting
Whitewater rafting
  • Saturday, April 21
  • 7am-8pm
  • $65 | $80

The Lower Youghiogheny is renowned for its Class III-IV whitewater. This guide-escorted trip includes lunch and is a great introduction to whitewater. It is one of our most popular trips so sign up early to guarantee a spot.

People standup paddleboarding
Standup Paddleboarding
  • Sunday, April 22
  • 1pm-5pm
  • $12 | $18

If you've never tried standup paddleboarding you're missing out! Take an afternoon to explore paddling from a new perspective, and don't be surprised if you fall in love.

People kayaking on the Cuyahoga River
River kayaking
  • Saturday, April 28
  • 12pm-6pm
  • $20 | $25

Take an opportunity to enjoy paddling along the local Cuyahoga river. Beginner paddlers are welcome, and this trip includes paddling instruction from an ACA certified instructor. Transportation and equipment are provided.

Person riding a bike
Bike Share cycle
  • Sunday, April 29
  • 1pm-5pm
  • $5 | $10

Learn about our Bike Share program and local bike-friendly trails. Plus, enjoy a casual ride down the nearby Freedom Trail.