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OPR offers weekly adventures this fall

OPR is offering students ways to bring out their adventurous spirit and help build a healthier lifestyle with weekly opportunities to hike, climb and challenge heights throughout the fall months.

Hike into the hills of Ellensburg with fellow CWU students and experience a beautiful sunset view with the Weekly Sunset Hikes every Tuesday, starting Sept. 24. Participants will depart from OPR at 4 p.m. and return at 7 p.m.  The cost is $5 per trip for CWU and Recreation Center members and $10 for non-members. Partakers need to wear good hiking shoes and bring snack and water. Registration is available at OPR and pre-registration is required.

The Weekly Challenge offers students the opportunity to participate in hair-raising activities on the CWU Challenge Course every Wednesday, starting Oct. 2, at 5 p.m. The cost is $5 per session for CWU students and Recreation Center members. Participants need to wear closed toed shoes and clothing that they can be active in. No experience needed as this course offers both low and high-rope elements for all comfort levels.

Lastly, the Weekly Climbing Trips to Vantage offer intermediate climbers the chance to show off their skills. This adventure will take place every Thursday, starting Oct. 3, with participants departing OPR at 3 p.m. and returning at 8 p.m. The cost is $15 per trip and participants must be Top-Rope Certified and will be responsible for their own camping gear, snacks and food.

Don’t miss out on the chance to experience a great workout and a beautiful view every week this quarter.