How to Register for a Trip

Step 1. Find a trip below that you want to attend, click the link, and complete the brief registration form.
Step 2. Go to TYKE 110 and pay the fee.
Step 3. Attend a 20-30 min pre-trip meeting to get all the details.
Step 4. Have fun on the trip!

Winter Quarter Kick Off

Thursday Jan 16th

Noon- 1:30 p.m.

Celebrate the start of Winter Quarter with Cascades Adventures! 

We will have a raffle, activities, and our full Winter schedule.


First Friday Float

Join us the first Friday of every month to float the river from River Bend to Drake Park in rafts, tubes and Stand Up Paddleboards! Catch a ride back to campus with Cascades Adventures, or head right downtown for the First Friday Art Walk. Meet on campus at 3:30 p.m.                            

Friday, Jan 10th Register Jan

Friday, Feb 7th Register Feb

Friday Mar 6th Register Mar


Thrifty Thursday & Anytime Marathon Hoodoo Ski

Select Thursdays in Winter Quarter we will be heading to Hoodoo to night ski! Price includes rentals and ticket. We'll drive, you ski! Meet at TYKH 110 at 2:15 p.m., return by 10:30 p.m.

Thursday, Jan 16  Register

Thursday, Jan 30  Register

Thursday, Feb 13  Register

Thursday, Feb 27  Register

Cost: $25

If you can't join us on Thursdays, you can pick up an anytime marathon (9 a.m.-9 p.m.) lift ticket in TYKH 110. Current student ID required. Limit 2 per student per week. Cost $40

Winter Clinic- Shelter Building

Stop by for a hands on exploration of building shelters! 

Wednesday, Jan 22nd

Noon- 1 p.m. Register


Participant Coordinator Interest Meeting

Interested in getting more involved with Cascades Adventures and learning outdoor leadership skills?

Come to our Participant Coordinator meeting to find out what we have to offer. 

Two meeting options, pick one

Thursday, Jan 23rd 4:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. Register

Wednesday, Jan 29th, Noon- 1 p.m. Register

Honors College Snowshoe Trip

We'll join up with the main campus honors college for a day of snowshoeing in the Cascades!

Saturday, Jan 25th 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.



Hot Springs Relaxation Weekend

Soak away the mid-winter blues on our hot springs getaway! This is a lodge based trip. 

Friday, Jan 31st- Sunday, Feb 2nd 


Cost: $15 (food not included)

Winter Clinic- Beacon Scavenger Hunt

Learn the basics of using avalanche safety gear. We'll have beacons for folks to practice searching. 

Wednesday, Feb 5th, Noon- 1 p.m.



XC Skiing

Immerse yourself in the fine winter trails that Bend has to offer! 

Gear provided.

Saturday, Feb 9th 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.


Cost: $10



Rock Movie and Rope Crafts

Enjoy a relaxing and entertaining evening with Cascades Adventures.

We will provide old climbing ropes and templates for creating coasters and rugs.

Craft the night away while watching a rock-themed movie! 

Monday, Feb 10th, 7 p.m.- 9 p.m.



Snow Play Day

Spend a day playing in the snow! We will have tubes and other toys to enjoy the white fluffy stuff. 

Saturday, Feb 15th, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.



Outdoor Cooking with Chef Matt

If you've eaten on campus you know Chef Matt! Come watch an outdoor cooking demo and taste the results.

Tuesday, Feb 18th, 4 p.m. in the Quad



Snowshoeing 101

This is an entry level snowshoe.

The focus will be on the basics of snowshoes, from putting on the gear to techniques for walking in the snow.

Saturday, Feb 22nd Register

9 a.m.- 2 p.m.


Snowshoe Exploration of the Cascades

Join other Bend Beavs on a longer snowshoe hike. This will be a moderate snowshoe.

A great progression if you attended our Snowshoe 101.

Sunday, Mar 1st, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.



Winter Clinic- Top Rope Anchor Building

Learn the basics of building anchors in this clinic. We will provide materials for hands-on practice. 

Wednesday, Mar 4th, Noon- 1 p.m.



Oregon Badlands Car Camp

Spend the weekend in the high desert of Central Oregon exploring the Badlands! This gem is not far from Bend. 

We will be car camping and sleeping in tents.

Saturday Mar 7th- Sunday Mar 8th


Cost: $10 (food not included)

Contact Us

Recreation Program Coordinator
Julia Conrad
Phone: 541-322-3116
Tykeson Hall 110