Extended Trips

Winter Adventure (January 2-6 or 7-11, 2019)

Dates: Two Date Options!
Wednesday, January 2 – Sunday, January 6
Monday, January 7 – Friday, January 11

Price: $495/Student ($150 deposit option available)
Registration: Online registration is available here
You can also register in-person at UWM Outdoor Pursuits!

Description: Have you ever wanted to go dogsledding? On this trip, you will have a chance to lead your own team of dogs for a half-day of dogsledding in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. We will be heading north for five days and staying in a lodge at Tahquamenon Falls State Park. On the days when you are not dogsledding, we will be snowshoeing, cross country skiing, and enjoying hot drinks with new friends at the lodge. Winter in the Northwoods really doesn’t really get any better than this!

Backpacking the Arizona Trail (January 12-21, 2019)

Dates: Saturday, January 12 – Monday, January 21

Price: $545/Student ($150 deposit option available)
Registration: Online registration is available here
You can also register in-person at UWM Outdoor Pursuits!
UPDATE: This trip is now full and a wait list has opened
https://uwm.edu/urec/outdoor-pursuits/op-waiting-list/

Description: Take a hike through the scenic deserts of Arizona! This 10-day extended trip gives you the opportunity to travel through the canyons and hills of the Northern Sonoran Desert. Experience beautiful sunsets, see giant cacti, and sleep under the stars. The trip includes food, lodging, equipment, and transportation for only $545!

More Information:
Please contact Alexis Lyons (anlyons@uwm.edu) and Chris Jones (jones822@uwm.edu)

Notes on Extended Trips:

  • Registration opens on Wednesday, October 3rd! Available online or in-person.
  • No prior experience is necessary! We invite students of any background to join!
  • Some trips have essential eligibility requirements (i.e. physical fitness level).
  • Price includes transportation, equipment, food, lodging, guiding, and more!
  • The $150 security deposit, or $150 of the full price paid, is non-refundable.
  • Outdoor Pursuits hours of operation are 10AM-6PM, Mon-Fri.
  • Questions? Call Outdoor Pursuits at 414-229-5513 or stop by 131A Klotsche!
  • Website for more information is uwm.edu/urec/outdoor-pursuits

AJ Heil, Outdoor Pursuits Program Director (heila@uwm.edu) (414-229-7261)