Orientation Trips

One of the best parts about living in Montana is our amazing location. We invite you to experience the splendor of Western Montana with an outdoor adventure. University of Montana’s Outdoor Program and the Wilderness Institute organizes several recreation opportunities for Orientation participants. Space is limited, so sign up early. You'll receive confirmation of your trip by email.

Registration for the Orientation trips is now open.

To register, please go to the Outdoor Programs Registration Page. If you have any questions, call the Outdoor Programs Office at (406) 243-5172.

Freshman Wilderness Experience.

Trips - Wilderness

Led by UM students, for UM freshman only, the Freshman Wilderness Experience is for students who want to make friends, learn about Wilderness out their backdoor, and hit the ground running before the first day of class.

August 17-21, 2018, 4 days in the Wilderness of Western Montana's Rocky Mountains canoeing or backpacking.

No prior experience in the outdoors necessary.

Sponsored by the UM Wilderness Institute and UM’s Outdoor Program.

More Information: www.umt.edu/fwe

Daily Raft Trips

  • Tuesday, June 19
  • Saturday, June 23
  • Tuesday, August 21
  • Saturday, August 25

Raft Trip Fees - Total cost per person for trips is $65, which includes transportation and a sack lunch.