Excursions

Excursions trips are the best way to get outside connect with the local northwest lifestyle, while learning valuable leadership skills and outdoor knowledge. Are trips are designed by students, led by students, and for students. 

 

Excursions are filling up pretty fast, make sure to stop by Viking Union 150 to sign up for an excursion today! 

 

For more information email as.oc.excursions.coord@wwu.edu or call 360-650-7677

 

Refunds for an Excursion must be completed before the Pre-trip meeting, and have the original receipt. Any cancellation after the pre-trip meeting may not see a refund in payment. 

 

This could be you, check out our video from our White Water Kayak Course:

 

Plan Your Own Excursion (difficulty 0)

Cost: TBD (Guest: TBD)

Time: TBD

Dates: September 24, 2014 through June 12, 2015

Spots Taken: 5 / 12

Have a group of 6 people or more, and want to plan your own private excursion? You name the adventure, and we'll help it happen at a price that includes trip leaders and transportation. Talk to the Excursions Coordinators and plan out details - we're all about getting you outside, whether it's one of our planned excursions or not! Learn more by emailing or calling us at the above information.

Sea Kayak to Lummi Island (difficulty 2)

Cost: $130.00 (Guest: $130.00)

Time: Wednesday August 5th 5:00-8:00 PM, All day Saturday & Sunday August 8th-9th

Dates: August 05, 2015 through August 09, 2015

Spots Taken: 0 / 6

Learn the basics of sea kayaking in a small group setting, beginning with an evening on Lake Whatcom, and then an overnight kayaking trip in the Bellingham Bay to Lummi Island. We'll camp overnight at a campground on Lummi Island. Beginners and kayakers of all levels are encouraged to sign up!

Intro to Backpacking (difficulty 2)

Cost: $200.00 (Guest: $200.00)

Time: All Week

Dates: August 22, 2015 through August 29, 2015

Spots Taken: 0 / 10

Are you looking to explore the beauty that is the North Cascades? Join us on one of the more epic hikes in our own backyard. Copper Ridge and Whatcom Peak! You will experience a little bit of everything, finding yourself along the headwaters of the Chilliwack,River, over 7500ft on top of Whatcom Peak and swimming in gorgeous mountain lakes.

Mountaineering Course on Mt. Baker (difficulty 3)

Cost: $175.00 (Guest: $175.00)

Time: Monday & Tuesday 6:00-8:00 PM and All Weekend

Dates: July 20, 2015 through July 26, 2015

Spots Taken: 4 / 8

The mountains are calling, and we must go! This course will instruct on glacier travel, mountaineering basics, and an introduction to crevasse rescue. Two evening classroom sessions will detail planning, preparation and technical skills necessary for a summit ascent. The course culminates with a summit attempt of Mt Baker. Classroom sessions will be held the evenings of July 20th and 21st with the summit attempt going out on July 25th and 26th.

Skagit River Raft Day (difficulty 1)

Cost: $45.00 (Guest: $45.00)

Time: All day August 15th

Dates: August 15, 2015

Spots Taken: 0 / 12

Looking for a great way to cool down? Join us for a day of rafting on the Magic Skagit. Beautiful views on a relaxing river. You’ll even run a class III rapid!

Galbraith Evening Bike Ride (difficulty 1)

Cost: $25.00 (Guest: $25.00)

Time: 5:00

Dates: July 02, 2015 through August 20, 2015

Spots Taken: 0 / 10

Head out from the Outdoor Center to Galbraith for an evening of riding trails! Bikes are available for rent from the Outdoor Center at a discounted price or you can bring your own bike. These weekly rides will be leaving the Outdoor Center on Thursdays throughout the summer at 5:00 and come back to the OC when it gets dark. Dates are July 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, and August 6th, 13th, and 20th.

Leavenworth Rock Climbing (difficulty 1)

Cost: $100.00 (Guest: $100.00)

Time: All Weekend

Dates: July 18, 2015 through July 19, 2015

Spots Taken: 0 / 12

Awesome Icicle Creek awaits us! Head over to Leavenworth for a weekend of rock climbing and camping! The mountains around Leavenworth are known for being one of the premier crags in the state for bouldering, sport climbing, trad climbing and beautiful scenery.