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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.

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
1/3 Cross-Country Ski Outing 12/31 Learn the techniques of cross-country skiing with this day trip to Lolo Pass. $40
1/10 Cross-Country Ski Outing 1/6 Learn the techniques of cross-country skiing with this day trip to Lolo Pass.  $40
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
1/24 Cross-Country Ski Outing 1/20 Learn the techniques of cross-country skiing with this day trip to Lolo Pass.  $40
1/27 & 28 Avalanche Awareness Workshop -- Two classroom lectures and an optional field day. Free / $12
1/31 Cross-Country Ski Outing 1/26 Learn the techniques of cross-country skiing with this day trip to Lolo Pass.  $40

February 2015

Date(s) Trip / Class Registration Deadline Description Cost
2/4 Ski and Snowboard Maintenance Clinic 2/3 6pm at the Outdoor Program. This hands-on clinic will teach you how to tune your winter gear. $10
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
2/5 Info Session: Mountaineering & Trekking in PERU -- Find out more information about our Summer 2015 2-week mountaineering course in Peru. 5pm at the Outdoor Program. --
2/7 Cross-Country Ski Outing 2/3 Learn the techniques of cross-country skiing with this day trip to Lolo Pass. $40
2/8 Snowshoe & Track ID 2/8 Get out and enjoy winter on this snowshoe day trip. $40
2/11 Ski and Snowboard Maintenance Clinic 2/10 6pm at the Outdoor Program. This hands-on clinic will teach you how to tune your winter gear. $10
2/11 Climbing: Route Setting Clinic 2/10 4-6pm at the Wall, learn how to properly set a climbing route. $15
2/13 - 16 Fernie Alpine Resort Ski/Board Trip 2/9 Spend President's weekend skiing or boarding fresh powder in British Columbia.  $345
2/13 - 16 Cross-Country Ski Weekend in Glacier NP 2/10 Stay at a hostel along the North Fork of the Flathead River, skiing in and around Glacier NP. $195
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

March 2015

Date(s) Trip / Class Registration Deadline Description Cost
3/4 Climbing: Route Setting Clinic 3/3 4-6pm at the Wall, learn how to properly set a climbing route. $15
3/10 & 12 Rock Climbing: Leading & Beyond 3/10 5-8pm at the Wall, learn how to read a route, equipment and techniques of leading. $30
3/15 Climbing Comp @ the Wall! day of 11am-3pm at the Wall, a competition for all levels of climbing. T-shirts, prizes and refreshments for participants. $25 UM/$32 general public
3/19 Fundamentals of Whitewater Climbing 3/16 A great way to learn to kayak on moving water in a progressive class. $185
3/22 Fundamentals of Rock Climbing 3/19 An all-day field class learning the basics of rock climbing. $42