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Trips and Skill Classes

Call (406) 243-5172 or visit us in person for more information on trips, classes, and outdoor recreation needs. Online registration is available at https://register.campusrec.umt.edu  The Outdoor Program is located on the northeast corner of the Fitness and Recreation Center. 

November 2014

Date(s) Trip / Class Registration Deadline Description Cost
11/2 Kayak Roll Clinic 10/29 A 2-hour clinic at the Grizzly Pool to improve your Eskimo roll technique. $45
11/5 Ski & Snowboard Maintenance Class 11/4 6pm at the Outdoor Program. This hands-on clinic will teach you how to tune your winter gear. $10
11/19 Ski & Snowboard Maintenance Class 11/18 6pm at the Outdoor Program. This hands-on clinic will teach you how to tune your winter gear. $10

December 2014

Date(s) Trip / Class Registration Deadline Description Cost
12/3 Avalanche Awareness Lecture -- A 1-hour presentation about the Avalanche phenomenon. FREE
12/7 Transceiver Clinic 12/4 Hands-on experience on how to properly use an avalanche beacon. $15
12/7 Beginner Cross-Country Skiing 12/3 Learn the techniques of cross-country skiing. $40
12/10 Avalanche Awareness Lecture -- A 1-hour presentation about the Avalanche phenomenon. FREE
12/14 Transceiver Clinic 12/11 Hands-on experience on how to properly use an avalanche beacon. $15

January 2015

Date(s) Trip / Class Registration Deadline Description Cost
1/22 - 25 Level 1 Avalanche Class - Rattlesnake 1/15 Two classroom days and two field days. See details for pre-requisites and more information. $240
1/27 & 28 Avalanche Awareness Workshop -- Two classroom lectures and an optional fied day. Free / $12

February 2015

Date(s) Trip / Class Registration Deadline Description Cost
2/3, 4, 7, 8 Level 1 Avalanche Class - Rattlesnake 1/19 Two classroom days and two field days. See details for pre-requisites and more information. $240
2/19 - 22 Level 1 Avalanche Class - Lost Trail 2/5 Two classroom days and two field days. See details for pre-requisites and more information. $200
2/26 - 3/1 Level 1 Avalanche Class - Lost Trail 2/12 Two classroom days and two field days. See details for pre-requisites and more information. $200

Previous Programs: September 2014

Date(s) Trip / Class Registration Deadline Description Cost
9/2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 20 Fundamentals of Whitewater Kayaking 8/29 Learn basic strokes, how to read whitewater, the roll, and an intro to moving water and boat safety. $185
9/9, 11, 16, 18 Bike Maintenance Class 9/7 6-8pm at the ODP Workbench. Hands-on instruction. $50
9/11, 18, 20, 25, 10/2, 4 Fly Fishing Class 9/9 Learn the fundamentals of fly fishing. $65
9/14 Little St. Joe Day Hike 9/11 Moderate hike to a summit in the Bitterroot Mountains. $35
9/18, 23, 25, 30, 10/2, 10/5 Fundamentals of Whitewater Kayaking 9/15 Learn basic strokes, how to read whitewater, the roll, and an intro to moving water and boat safety. $185
9/19 - 21 Glacier National Park Backpacking Trip 9/17 Spend a weekend hiking and camping in the spectacular backcountry of Glacier. $155
9/21 Kayak Roll Clinic 9/17 A 2-hour clinic at the Grizzly Pool to improve your Eskimo roll technique. $45
9/27 - 28 Grave Peak - Swamp Lake Backpack 9/23 Enjoy a weekend backpack near Kookooskia, Idaho. $75
9/28 Fundamentals of Rock Climbing 9/25 Spend the day in Rattler Gulch! Participants need to be belay-certified prior to this class. $42

Previous Programs: October 2014

Date(s) Trip / Class Registration Deadline Description Cost
10/4 Ward Mountain Day Hike 10/1 Venture to Idaho for this day hike with great views. $45
10/5 Traditional Gear and Anchors Clinic 10/1 Learn about the gear and techniques of "trad" climbing.  $40
10/7 & 9 Leading & Beyond 10/7 This two-night clinic at the wall will teach you how to lead climb. 5-7pm. $30
10/19 Cha-paa-qn Day Hike 10/15 Moderate 8-mile roundtrip hike to a beautiful summit west of Missoula. $35
10/19 Kayak Roll Clinic 10/15 A 2-hour clinic at the Grizzly Pool to improve your Eskimo roll technique. $45
10/25 - 26 Leave No Trace Trainers Course (Overnight Backpack) 10/20 Become a certified instructor of LNT principles. $45