Adventure Series - Winter 2015 (tentative schedule)


Climbing Workshops
All workshops take place on Sundays.
Free of charge for members. Non-members must purchase a day pass ($10) for each workshop.

Date Workshop
Jan. 18
Feb. 8
Mar. 15
Apr. 5
Intro to Climbing Technique

Non climbers and beginners can get a grasp on basic climbing movement in a relaxed environment.  Participants will receive free shoe rentals and personalized instruction from ORC staff.  Intro to Climbing technique will be from 5-6 p.m. on the specified dates.
Jan. 25
Feb. 15
Mar. 22
Apr. 12
Lead Climbing

5.9+ climbers seeking a more exciting challenge can get an introduction to 'sport climbing' on fixed protection, leading, and lead belaying.  Participants can certify to lead climb during open and partner climb hours.  Lead climbing workshop will run two hours from 4-6 p.m. on the specified dates.
Feb. 1
Feb. 22
Mar. 29
Apr. 19
Route Setting

Intermediate and advanced climbers can hone their understanding of climbing movement and offer their unique challenge to the climbing community.  Completion and certification will allow you to set during community setting hours.  Route setting workshop will be from 5-6 p.m. on the specified dates.

 

Midnight Madness

Date Time
Winter 2015 - TBD 10 p.m. - 2 a.m.

 


Reserve the Climbing Wall

Reserve the climbing wall for your next group event or gathering. Three ORC employees with be available for your two hour private climbing session for belaying needs.

About:  
2 hours of reserved climbing wall time. 12 person max group size
Cost:  
Member: Non-Member
Cost of wall rental and ORC available belayers are included within membership.
Must have a PEIF Pass, this rate applies to student members only.
$60 flat rate. 
 

 


Build Your Own Trip - Winter 2015

Build your own trip with the Outdoor Rec Center. Choose from any of the local applicable hiking or ski trails in the Marquette area, and two ORC employees will guide your group through a two-hour excursion while enjoying the beautiful scenery.

Hot chocolate is provided upon break!
Must provider personal transportation.
Participants must meet at ORC prior to trip for equipment checkout.

 

Build Your Own Trip

Cross Country Skiing

About:
2 hour trip length 12 person max group size
Cost:  
Member: Non-Member:
Cost of guides are included within membership.
Must purchase rental equipment: Cross Country Ski Package: $10
$80 flat rate. Guidance is included within cost, along with Cross Country Ski
Package Rental.
 
List of Trails:  
Forestville, Tourist Park, Fit Strip, Presque Isle, Blueberry Ridge (Trips are not limited to all these areas)

 

Snowshoeing

 
About:  
2 hour trip length 12 person max group size
Cost:  
Member: Non-Member:
Cost of guides are included within membership. 
Must purchase rental equipment: Snow Shoes: $7
$80 flat rate. Guidance is included within cost, along with snowshoe rental.
List of Trails:  
Sugarloaf, Hogback, Little Presque, Presque Isle, Tourist Park (Trips are not limited to these areas)
 

 


To register for any of these programs or for more information, please stop by the Rec Sports office (PEIF 126) or call 906-227-2519.

Registration available during Recreational Sports Office hours, Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.


 

NMU Rec Sports
recsport@nmu.edu
906-227-2519