CWUOPR CalendarOPR Calendarhttp://www.cwu.edu/opr/calendaren-usOPR Overnight Event: Manastash Lake Backpacking Triphttp://www.cwu.edu/opr/opr-overnight-event-manastash-lake-backpacking-tripSaturday, May 2Sat, 02 May 2015 9:00:00Conferences & Camps,Sports & Recreation,Other<p>Curious about outdoor adventures in Central Washington but not sure where to start? Let CWU’s Outdoor Pursuits and Adventures (OPR) guide you in the right direction with an all-inclusive backpacking and camping trip to Manastash Lake. The overnight excursion departs at the OPR store on the CWU campus Saturday, May 2 at 9 a.m. and returns Sunday, May 3 at 9 p.m. the next day. Registration is $50 for CWU students and Rec. Center members and $60 for non-members due April 29 at OPR.&nbsp; Included in the cost of registration are transportation in addition to all hiking gear OPR offers – including tents, sleeping bags and backpacks. Shoes, clothing and food are not included, so please plan accordingly.&nbsp;</p><p>Nineteen miles west of Ellensburg, Manastash Lake is a hiking and camping gem hidden deep within the Manastash Ridge plateau. The hike to the lake has a steady, mild grade and the areas surrounding the lake are perfect for camping, with the lake itself a popular fishing spot.</p><p>For more information, contact OPR at 509-963-3537 or outdoorpursuits@cwu.edu.</p>Monday, April 201429568111