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 (make sure to change the term you are viewing to Summer 2016). 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 19-23, 2016, 4 days in the Wilderness of Western Montana's Rocky Mountains rafting 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

  • Wednesday, June 22
  • Saturday, June 25
  • Sunday, June 26
  • Saturday, July 9
  • Sunday, July 10
  • Wednesday, July 13
  • Wednesday, August 24
  • Saturday, August 27

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