Outdoor Adventure

Outdoor Trips

Climbing at Reimers

SU Outdoor Adventure trips teach outdoor skills like setting up a tent, navigating with a compass, belaying your climbing partner up a rock wall, or knowing how to pack a backpack properly.

These important skills help develop confidence, decision making, discipline, perseverance, and a healthy way to deal with stress benefiting you throughout your college experience and the rest of your life.

If you are wondering if you should join us on a trip….the answer is yes. Sign up today! 

February 4th, 2023

Explore Whirlpool Cave

Explore Whirlpool Cave

Come explore one of Austin’s best kept adventure secrets! Whirlpool cave is located in south Austin, and has the largest room of any cave in Travis County. This is a perfect trip for both first time and experienced cavers. If you are the kind of person always up for anything, and don’t mind crawling, squirming, getting dusty, dirty and sweaty then this is the trip for you!

Location

Austin, TX

Date & Time

February 4 - 8:30am - 2:30pm

February 10th, 2023

Texas Outdoor Leadership Conference - Univ. of Houston

Texas Outdoor Leadership Conference - Univ. of Houston

Join us for the annual Texas Outdoor Leadership Conference (TOLC). Students will have a unique opportunity to network with others from across the state, as well as develop backcountry skills, exchange ideas associated with outdoor leadership, risk management, and environmental stewardship. We will be surrounded by a beautiful pine forest while camping at Lake Houston Wilderness Park. If you love the outdoors and want to connect with other like-minded people then sign up today!

Location

Houston, TX

Date & Time

February 10 - 4:00pm

March 11th, 2023

Guadalupe Peak/ White Sands National Park - Spring Break

Guadalupe Peak/ White Sands National Park - Spring Break

Join us for our biggest and most adventurous trip of the year to the highest point in Texas - Guadalupe Peak! The beautiful hike is located on the border of New Mexico in Guadalupe Mountains National Park, and has one of the best views in the state. It is a great hike for beginners, but the challenging terrain will require a moderate level of fitness. We will have many stops before and after our hike including Davis Mountains State Park, Balmorhea State Park, McDonald Observatory, and Carlsbad Caverns National Park. We will finish off our whirlwind adventure at the spectacular White Sands National Park in New Mexico. This trip will fill up fast, so don’t wait to sign up!

Location

Guadalupe Peak/ White Sands NP

Date & Time

March 11 - 7:00am

 

 

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