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Schedule of Spring 2019 Trips


Bi-Weekly Sunset Hikes

Thursdays, April 4, 18; May 2, 6 

Depart OPR at 4 pm, return approximately 7 pm

$5 CWU students, $10 non-students

Hike into the sunset with OPR!


Bi-Weekly Fireside Chats

Wednesdays, March 27, April 10, 24, May 8, 22

Come stop by OPR anytime between 6-8 pm

Cost: free

Come enjoy a warm fire and stuff your face with S'mores. This is a great opportunity to meet like-minded people, find out more about OPR and eat S'mores. 


Swiftwater Rescue

Friday, Saturday, & Sunday, April 19, 20, 21

Meet at OPR at 6 p.m. on Friday for the evening session. Course will take place on Saturday and Sunday as well. 

Cost: $350 CWU students / $425 non-students

With one classroom session and then two days on the water this course covers a wide variety of knots, pulley systems, craft recovery techniques, as well as how to recover, retrieve, and transport people in the river.  All gear necessary for this course is included in the cost including dry suits, PFD's, and helmets. 


Iron Horse Trail Biking

Saturday, April 27

Depart OPR at 10 am return at approximately 3:30 pm

Cost: $15 CWU students, $20 non-students

Join us along the historic Iron Horse Trail for an unforgettable bike ride from Throp to CWU. Pre-trip meeting is at 6 pm on Thursday, April 25.


Yakima River Rafting

Saturday, May 18

Depart OPR at 10am, return approximately 4:00pm

Cost: $33 CWU students, $40 non-students

Enjoy a fun and relaxing day of rafting with OPR on the upper Yakima River.  All rafting gear and transportation is included with the cost of the trip. Pre-trip meeting is at 6 pm on Wednesday, May 15. 


Guided Horseback Trail Ride

Sunday, May 19

Depart OPR at 11:30am, return approximately 5pm

Cost: $50 CWU students, $58 non-students

Join OPR for a day of horseback riding in the Cascade Mountains.  Pre-trip meeting is at 6 pm on Thursday, May 16.


Outdoor Climbing Trip

April 27, May 4, 19

Meet at the climbing wall at 10 am

$35 CWU students, $42 non-students

This outdoor trip will teach you the basics of climbing in the outdoors. Top rope belay exam is required. 


Wildnerness First Responder

Saturday, June 15 through Wednesday, June 19

Cost through April 20: $600 CWU students, $640 non-students

Cost after April 20: $655 CWU students, $715 non-students

This course is being offered in a Distance Learning format, which means that there will be two sections to the course.  SECTION ONE will include study sessions and online exams which must be passed before advancing into section two.  SECTION TWO will include five days of practical lab work. This course is for anyone working or playing in the outdoors. 


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!

Build your own outdoor adventure - custom trips with OPR!




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