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Schedule of Trips and Events

Upcoming Trips & Events for Summer 2015


Frisbee Fireside Chat 

Every Wednesday | 6:30 pm

Starting July 1st, fireside chat is returning to the OPR patio but with a little summer Frisbee fun. Join OPR staff members and other cool people in a Frisbee Showdown. Feel free to bring marshmallows to roast and stuff your face with s'mores. Or come and enjoy a warm fire. This is a great opportunity to learn about new events at OPR, meet new friends, or to simply unwind.

Cost: Free!


Weekly Sunset Hikes

Select Thursdays | July 9th & 23rd, August 6th & 20th, and September 3rd & 17th

Join our trip leaders and your fellow students for some exercise and beautiful scenery in the Ellensburg area. Hikes range from easy to moderate difficulty levels, just check in at OPR to see where the hike is going. Make sure to bring closed toed shes, some water, and a snack!

Cost: $5 Students / $10 Non-Students

*Pre-registation is required




SUP-urb Overnight Awesomeness

June 25th - June 26th

No experience needed. This is a great chance to become introduced to stand up paddle boards and the upper portion of the Yakima River. There will be river time, hiking, camping, and lots of fun. Participants need to bring river appropriate clothing, water, food, and excitement. Price includes a SUP, camping equipment, food, and transportation.

Cost: $60 Students / $70 Non-Students


Climbing in Mazama Overnight Trip

July 31st - August 2nd

Come climb in one of the most beautiful parts of Washington! We will camp at Early Winters Campground on Friday and Saturday night, climb all day Saturday and Sunday, and be back Sunday evening. Price includes gear, instruction, transportation, camping, permits, some food, and memories that will last a lifetime.

Cost: $70 Students / $85 Non-Students


Day Hikes

August 5th & September 20th

Come explore the local area with our guides at OPR. These day trips get you out on one of our local hikes and move at a nice relaxing pace so you can truly enjoy yourself. Don't forget to pack a lunch and bring some water as we will be in the field for a good portion of the day.

Cost: $20 Students / $35 Non-Students


Summer Soak at Olympic Hot Springs Overnight Trip

August 15th - August 16th

Join OPR guides on a relaxing overnight trip to Olympic National Park to soak up the summer in a natural hot spring. All camping equipment and transportation is included in the price, as well as a dinner cooked by your very own trip guides. This is not a trip you want to miss.

Cost: $70 Students / $85 Non-Students


Glacier National Park Adventures Overnight Trip

August 21st - August 26th

Experience Glacier's pristine forests, alpine meadows, rugged mountains, and spectacular lakes. With over 700 miles of trails, Glacier is a hiker's paradise for seeking wilderness and solitude. Price includes gear, instruction, transportation, camping, permits, some food, and fun memories that will last a lifetime.

Cost: $440 Students / $500 Non-Student


Elk Reserve Overnight Trip

September 5th - September 7th

Labor Day Weekend! What will you be doing? Join OPR guides on this 3 day hiking and camping adventure to a local elk reserve. Escape from studies, work, and the responsibilities of life. Bring yourself. Bring your friends. Bring your family. Because this is where you want to be that weekend. Price includes all camping equipment and transportation.

Cost: $50 Students / $65 Non-Students


Got an idea for your own trip?


We are now offering custom trips!

Bring your idea into OPR and our staff will sit down with you to help make your trip a reality. Give us a call at 509-963-3537!