Winter Quarter 2018

Hoodoo Night Skiing

Saturday, February 10

2:30 p.m. -10:00 p.m.

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Hoodoo Ski Area is the only winter ski resort that offers Central Oregon night skiing, opening 2 nights per week from 3:30 – 9:00 p.m. Don’t let the dark days of winter and your busy class schedule keep you from hitting the slopes. Join us for an evening adventure of skiing and snowboarding at Hoodoo ski resort. Trip leaders will depart from Tykeson hall in Bend at approximately 2:30 p.m.

Transportation is provided on a first come first served basis and is capped at 10 students

Participant Responsibilities

*Purchasing lift tickets for $22*

*Providing personal ski/snowboard equipment* (Hoodoo ski/snowboard rentals are available for $20)

Participant Level: Beginner
Min/Max Participants: 3/10

Pre-trip Meeting Date, Time & Location:        

Friday, February 9 @ 3:00 p.m. in Tykeson Hall Room 109

For more information or to sign up contact: Wesley Noone at noonew@oregonstate.edu

Backcountry Snow Riding 101

Friday, February 16

08:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  

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Are you interested in learning to ride slopes outside of lift-served terrain?

Do you want to learn the basics of the backcountry?

Join Cascades Adventures for a fun and educational day learning the basics of the backcountry. The focus of this outing will be safe backcountry travel practices, single burial companion rescue, hazard evaluation and route-finding in avalanche terrain. This outing is intended for aspiring backcountry enthusiasts and requires participants to have a strong riding ability in one of the following disciplines (skiing, telemark skiing or snowboarding)

Participant Level: Beginner-Intermediate 

Min/Max Participants: 3/10

Pre Trip meeting Date, Time & Location:  

Wednesday, Februaruy 14 at 3:00 p.m. in Tykeson Hall Room 109

For more information, contact Wesley Noone at noonew@oregonstate.edu 

Backcountry Snow Riding 201

Friday, February 23

08:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  

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Already venturing into the backcountry to ride untouched slopes and bottomless POWDER? Not sure if you are using best practices when on your adventures? Join Cascades Adventures for a second day of backcountry education that will focus on applying topics learned on our Backcountry Skiing 101 outings. This outing is intended for aspiring backcountry enthusiasts and requires participants to have a strong riding ability in one of the following disciplines (skiing, telemark or snowboarding)

Participant Level: Intermediate/Advanced  

Min/Max Participants: 3/10

Pre Trip meeting Date, Time & Location:  

Wednesday, February 21st at 3:00 p.m. in Tykeson Hall Room 109   

For more information, contact Wesley Noone at noonew@oregonstate.edu 

Smith Rock Basic Climbing

Saturday, March 10

08:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Cascades Adventures will be going to beautiful Smith Rock State Park located just North of Bend, Oregon for a fun and educational day of rock climbing. Participants will be treated to a full day of challenging climbs and beautiful views while learning the basics of safety in a vertical environment.

                                                    NO EQUIPMENT, NO EXPERIENCE, NO SKILLS, NO PROBLEM!  

Our trip leaders will have all the equipment you will need to try this activity at no cost. Our skilled and upbeat trip leaders will instruct participants on the basics of climbing technique, equipment use and low impact climbing practices. Don't be afraid to come if you have little or no experience, it will be a lot of fun and very educational.

Participant Level: Beginner-Intermediate 

Min/Max Participants: 3/10

Pre Trip meeting Date, Time & Location:  

Thursday, March 8 at 4:00 p.m. in Tykeson Hall Room 109

For more information, contact Wesley Noone at noonew@oregonstate.edu  

Smith Rock Intermediate Climbing

Saturday, March 17

08:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Cascades Adventures will head back out to Smith Rock for a second day of rock school at the park. This outing will focus on introducing more advanced climbing techniques such as belaying, lead climbing, rappelling and cleaning anchors. We strongly recommended that participants have some previous climbing knowledge or attend the basic climbing outing the weekend prior to this trip.  

NO EQUIPMENT, NO PROBLEM!  

Our trip leaders will have all the equipment you will need to try this activity at no cost. Don't be afraid to come if you have limited experience, our trip leaders are capable of working with all participant levels.

Participant Level: Intermediate 

Min/Max Participants: 3/10

Pre Trip meeting Date, Time & Location:  

Thursday, March 15th at 4:00 p.m. in Tykeson Hall Room 109

For more information contact Wesley Noone at noonew@oregonstate.edu 

 

Outings

Outings are led by qualified student trip leaders ranging in duration from a half day to multi-day excursions. Cascades Adventures offers a variety of activities for all levels of participants.

Assessments/Trainings

Assessments and trainings are intended to provide aspiring student leaders with practical learning through direct experiences related to leadership development and advanced technical skills. Trainings are conducted quarterly and range from activity specific trainings to workshops covering risk management, group facilitation and trip planning.  Assessments are ongoing and intended to monitor student development as they progress toward leading outings.

Choose your own Adventure

Outings may be proposed by any student, staff or faculty member of OSU Cascades and COCC regardless of their ability to lead the trip or not. Please include the activity, location, date(s), skill level of participants, and necessary gear.

Trip Proposal Form

Outing Registration

Outing registration is used for enrolling participants in Cascades Adventures trips, workshops, non-credit classes and trip leader training programs. Cascades Adventures outing registration is available online or in person at the Office of Student Life in Tykeson Hall Rm. 110. All registration priority is determined on a first come first served basis.

Outing Posting

Cascades Adventures activity/trip information and registration is easily accessible through our online newsletter (South Sister Dispatch), the Cascades Adventures webpage, RSS calendar feeds, Facebook page,  or in person in the office of student life. Activity and trip information is also disseminated through on campus advertising such as brochures, flyers and the Beaver Tracks. 

 

Coordinator of Outdoor Recreation Programs:

Jeffrey Myers

Email: Jeffrey.myers@osucascades.edu

Office: Tykeson Hall 110

Office Hours: Wednesday  & Fridays 8:00 a.m. - 5:00pm

Office: 541-322-3116

Cell: 541-390-1967

Student Advisor: TBD