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Schedule of Winter 2020 Trips

Banff Mountain Film Festival

Tuesday, December 10th

Doors open at 6 pm, film starts at 7 pm

SURC Theater

Cost: $12 CWU students, $16 non-students, $16 general admission day of event*

Experience profound journeys, unexpected adventures and ground-breaking expeditions, as told by renowned authors, photographers, adventurers and filmakers. This film series is sure to be a crowd pleaser! There will be door prizes! Pre-registration recommended.

Snoqualmie Pass Ski Bus

Tuesdays - January 14, 21, 28; February 4, 11, 18, 25; March 3, 10

Depart at 315 pm, return approximately 930 pm

Cost: $10 CWU Students, $13 Non-students

Take a nice mid-week break from the stress of classes and join OPR on these Tuesdays for a bus ride up to Snoqualmie Pass and have some fun skiing at night! Pick up your discounted lift ticket at OPR before heading up to the Pass. Pre-registration recommended. 

Avalanche Beacon Training Clinics

Wednesdays - January 8, 22; February 5, 19

Meet at OPR at 6 pm, clinic may go as late as 9 pm

Cost: FREE

Come learn about avalanches and the danger they pose to those who recreate in the mountains. This 2.5 hour long event is great for beginners and those with experience. We will be doing some basic avalanche transceiver practice, so please bring your avalanche beacon if you have one or borrow one from OPR. Training will happen on campus. Attendance is required to at least one clinic if you want to attend the backcountry skiing and touring trip. Level of difficulty is beginner. Pre-registration required. 

Suncadia Ice Skating

Saturday - January 18

Depart OPR at 5 pm, return approximately 945 pm

Cost: $10 CWU Students, $15 Non-students

Join OPR for some ice skating, fresh mountain air and wintertime fun in nearby Cle Elum, WA. Participants will need to purchase their own ice skating admission and rentals. Level of difficulty is beginner. Pre-registration required. 

Mountain Snowshoe

Saturday - January 25

Depart OPR at 10 am, return approximately 6 pm

Cost: $32 CWU Students, $39 Non-students

Snowshoe one of the local mountains offering astounding views of neighboring Cascade peaks. Level of difficulty is intermediate. Pre-registration required. Pre-trip meeting is at 7 pm on Thursday, January 23. 

Ice Climbing

Saturday - February 1

Depart OPR at 10 am, return approximately 3 pm

Cost: $25 CWU Students, $32 Non-students

Want to learn how to ice climb? OPR will be spending the day at Umtanum Falls climbing vertical ice. Trip offering based on weather and ice conditions. Level of difficulty is beginner to intermediate. Pre-registration required. Pre-trip meeting is at 6 pm on Thursday, January 30. 

Mission Ridge Ski Shuttle

Saturday - February 8

Meet at OPR at 7 am, return approximately 730 pm

Cost: $10 CWU Students, $13 Non-students

Join OPR for some of the best snow in the Cascade Mountains. Level of difficulty is beginner-advanced, and all abilities are welcome. Pre-registration required. Pre-trip meeting is at 7 pm on Thursday, February 6. 

Full Moon Ski

Saturday - February 8

Depart OPR at 4 pm, return approximately 11 pm

Cost: $15 CWU Students, $20 Non-students

Join OPR for a full moon adventure like no other. Cross country ski the Nordic ski trails near Snoqualmie Pass by the light of the full moon. Level of difficulty is beginner. Pre-registration required. Pre-trip meeting is at 6 pm on Thursday, February 6. 

Snow Sledding

Saturday - February 22

Depart at 10 am, return approximately 4 pm

Cost: $15 CWU Students, $20 Non-students

Join OPR for a favorite winter past-time, sledding on snow tubes. Level of difficulty is beginner. Pre-registration required. Pre-trip meeting is at 6 pm on Thursday, February 20. 

Backcountry Skiing & Touring

Saturday - February 29

Depart OPR at 930 am, return approximately 6 pm

Cost: $35 CWU Students, $43 Non-students

Want to learn how to backcountry ski, set a skin track and enjoy fresh powder? Join OPR for a day of winter fun. Boots, skis, poles, avalanche beacon, probe, and shovel all included in the price. Previous ski experience is required. Attendance to at least one Avalanche Beacon Training Clinic is required. Level of difficulty is beginner to intermediate. Pre-registration required. Pre-trip meeting is at 6 pm on Thursday, February 27.

Cascades Meadow Snowshoe

Saturday - March 7

Depart OPR at 10 am, return approximately 6 pm

Cost: $32 CWU Students, $39 Non-students

Enjoy a day of snowshoeing in the eastern region of the Cascade Mountains. Level of difficulty is beginner. Pre-registration required. Pre-trip meeting is at 6 pm on Thursday, March 5. 


Got an idea for your own trip?

BUILD YOUR OWN OUTDOOR ADVENTURE

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!

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