Year 2 Outdoor Experiences

**Due to the current global state in relation to COVID-19 and monitoring university guidelines, information about Spring 2021 Year 2 @ CSU events will be continuously updated as events become nearer.*

Year 2 @ CSU and the Campus Recreation Outdoor Programs have partnered to create outdoor experiences for second-year students!  These programs provide second-year students the opportunity to connect with other second-year students and experience the northern Colorado outdoors.


Spring 2021

 

Intro to Snowshoeing

*Registration will be available in February*

When: Sunday, February 22

Cost: $10

Cost Includes: Snowshoes & poles

You Need to Provide: Personal transportation, waterproof hiking boots are best, winter clothing (snowpants, coat, hat, gloves, etc.), water bottles, sunscreen, a small backpack to carry things (school backpack is fine), lunch/snacks.

Pre-Trip Meeting: There will be a mandatory pre-trip meeting at the Rec Center date TBD. During this time important information will be discussed, you will have a chance to meet your leaders and fellow participants, as well as ask any questions.

Trip Description : Have you ever wanted to try snowshoeing but never known how? Have you been itching to explore the Colorado’s beautiful backcountry in the winter? Join the Outdoor Program and Year 2 @ CSU on an introductory-level snowshoeing day hike. Avalanche awareness instruction will be provided by Outdoor Programs on the trip.

 

Local Hike Day Trip

*Registration will be available in March*

When: Saturday, March 27

Cost: $10

Cost Includes: Guided hike by OP leader

You Need to Provide: Personal transportation, hiking shoes/boots, hiking clothing, water bottles, sunscreen, a small backpack to carry things (school backpack is fine), lunch/snacks.

Pre-Trip Meeting: There will be a mandatory pre-trip meeting at the Rec Center date TBD. During this time important information will be discussed, you will have a chance to meet your leaders and fellow participants, as well as ask any questions.

Trip Description : Have you been itching to get out and hike and explore the Colorado’s beautiful landscape this spring? Join the Outdoor Program and Year 2 @ CSU on an introductory-level day hike, along with other second-year students.

 

Intro to Rock Climbing

8Registration will become available late March*

When: Saturday, April 3

Where:  Horsetooth Area

Cost Includes: All essential climbing gear, lunch

You Need to Provide: Personal transportation, closed-toed shoes/boots, water bottles, sunscreen, snacks/lunch.

Mandatory Pre-Trip Meeting: There will be a mandatory pre-trip meeting date TBD.  We cover the details of the trip, talk about gear and equipment, and answer any questions you might have.  

Trip Description: This trip is designed to introduce students to the sport of rock climbing by experiencing one of the best local climbing areas. Participants do not need any prior climbing experience to register for this trip. Spend the day learning a new sport, experiencing the great outdoors, and engaging with other second-year students. 

 

For more information on programs for second year students, contact us at year2@colostate.edu, (970) 491-6011.