Hike from Hualapai Hilltop in the west end of the beautiful Grand Canyon and experience one of the most beautiful hidden waterfalls in the world. Start early in the morning and hike through a beautiful canyon until you reach the amazing blue and green water of Havasupai Creek. Hike through one of the most remote towns in the world, Supai, Arizona, and grab a coke in the local shop. After leaving Supai you will enter into a beautiful area with flowing water and the famous Havasupai Falls. You will be camping beneath Havasupai Falls in a designated campground with toilets and water. The next day will consist of exploring the area and participating in an exciting hike down to Mooney Falls. Finally the last day consist of leaving such a beautiful place and hiking back up the Hualapai Hilltop.Grand Canyon
The Grand Canyon has been a world destination for backpacking. The Grand Canyon is a majestic place where only 2% of all of its visitors hike below the rim. On this backpacking journey you will learn the ins and outs of backpacking, be introduced to backcountry travel, cooking, and the principles of Leave No Trace. The difficult nature of hiking in the Grand Canyon reveals to be challenging but rewarding for all hikers. With the potential to see many plants and animals species, the Grand Canyon is an enjoyable experience for all.Grand Gulch
The Cedar Mesa area of southern Utah is amazingly beautiful. Hiking through the famous Grand Gulch area will excited and amaze all. You will see a variety of ruins produced by the Anasazi Indians, as well as many different archeological sites. On this backpacking trip, you will learn many introductory backpacking techniques and interesting historical facts about the Cedar Mesa area. Hiking in canyons, and mostly “off trail” gives the hiker a true sense of wilderness.Superstition Mountains
The Superstition Mountains have a rich and mysterious history. The Lost Dutchman, a gold miner who died being the only to know where his lost gold mine was. Many people have sacrificed their lives searching for the treasure. This location was also where Geronimo, the famous Apache Indian Tribe Leader hid from the U.S. Calvary. Get lost in the amazingly beautiful Superstition Mountain Wilderness and experience backcountry travel in the desert. You will learn all necessary skills to be a successful backpacker. Hike through a pristine desert environment and experience different flora and fauna from the traditional Flagstaff environment.
Sedona has recently become a mountain biking destination on par with Crested Butte, Durango, and Moab. Bikers come from all over the United States to experience the awesome slick rock, single track, technical terrain, and amazing scenery. Participating in Introduction to Mountain Biking will take you to Sedona and experiencing the mountain biking Mecca around Flagstaff and Northern Arizona.Flagstaff
Flagstaff is one of the best places to ride mountain bikes in the states. There are a variety of beginner to advanced trails for all ability levels. To smooth and fast single-track to rough and rocky downhill trails, there is something for everyone. The Introduction to Mountain Biking Course will start you mountain biking on some of the best beginner trails in Flagstaff, but will still be enjoyable for those that are more experienced.Bike Maintenance
Learn the ins and outs of how your bike works and how to keep your bike in great condition. Work with the mechanics at Flagstaff Bicycle Revolution and participate in an extensive program that will allow you to feel comfortable doing your own work on your bike. You will be able to bring your own bike to class and work on your bike though each of the learning modules.
Primitive Living Skills
Primitive Living Skills is all about learning how to live, cook, and set up camps. Camp out under the stars in Centennial Forest in Flagstaff and learn from an expert instructor in the art of Primitive Living.
Learn all about the Medicinal Plants of Northern Arizona from a prominent ethno-botanist in the Flagstaff Community. The first day will consist of learning how to make lotions, teas, salves, and tinctures from medicinal plants around the area. The second day will be in the field and you will be learning about the areas where these plants can be found and have the opportunity to learn what they look like. Leave the course feeling knowledgeable and impressing your friends on walks around campus.
Outdoor Survival has taken such a large leap in interest due to Bear Grylls and Survivorman. Now learn first hand the techniques and skills essential to be able to survive on your own out in the wilderness. Learn fire building and fire starting techniques, sleep under your own shelter, and learn how to find your way back to civilization and stay alive.
Rock ClimbingAMGA Climbing Certifications
The American Mountain Guides Association is the industry standard for rock climbing instruction certifications. With rock climbing experience, become eligible to teach on a climbing wall through participation in the Climbing Wall Instructor Course, and climb outside with the Single Pitch Instructor Course. These courses are a great way to learn how to teach rock climbing and stay safe, as well as increasing your knowledge of rock climbing.Introduction to Rock Climbing
Never been rock climbing before and excited to learn. Start by climbing at the Flagstaff Climbing Center and feeling comfortable in a harness and learning how to belay and the different holds. Then head outside and utilize the skills learning in the gym on real rock in a beautiful canyon outside of Flagstaff on Limestone rock, one of the best places to climb in Arizona, Jacks Canyon.Anchor Building
Learn through the Flagstaff Climbing Center how to build solid and safe anchors while climbing outdoors. Climbing experience is necessary and this course will add to your bag of tricks while learning how to climb safer and expand your climbing knowledge
Hiking AdventuresZion National Park
Head to the beautiful Zion National Park and experience true desert beauty. Hike Angels Landing, the Virgin River Narrows, and many more exciting and beautiful hikes. This will be car camping at its finest, where all you will need to have is camping gear and a solid daypack to hike around the Park. Zion NP is full of history and recreational opportunities. Come hike and learn about a different area of the Southwest.
Tired of getting lost out in the wilderness? Come learn with Outdoor Adventures how to view a map, work a compass, navigate without anything, and become introduced to GPS.
Come canyoneering, a growing outdoor sport, where you hike through narrow canyons and experience seldom seen places. Start hiking around Marble Canyon, the beginning of the Grand Canyon, then progress to rappelling down sandstone walls in the Water Holes Canyon. You will have the opportunity to put your feet into the Colorado river and see where the Grand Canyon Starts.
Spring Break Ski Trip
What better way to spend spring break by finishing up your winter ski season in Wolf Creek, Colorado. Spend two days skiing the awesome terrain of the San Juan Mountains in Southern Colorado.
Spring Break Surf Trip
Head to the beaches of San Diego and start your spring break right by surfing the breaks of Pacific Beach. You will camp close to the ocean and be able to rent surf or boogie boards, instruction is provided.