Adventure Series - Fall 2014


Climbing Workshops
All workshops take place Sundays from 5 p.m. - 6 p.m. on the dates listed below:
Free of charge for members. Non-members must purchase day pass for each workshop.

Date Workshop
September 7 Basic Climbing Techniques and Body Movements

This workshop will explain the different styles of climbing along with giving the participants some basic tips in the line of hand position and body movement that should help advance their climbing technique.
September 21 Basic Ropework

This workshop will concentrate on knot tying, the different types of climbing rope, and belaying techniques.
October 5 How to Build Top Rope Anchors

This workshop will help patrons be able to safely set up a top rope anchor.
October 19 Rappel Safety

This workshop will explain how to safely rappel and explain the different scenarios where one would need to know how to safely rappel.
November 2 Sport Climbing 101

This workshop will shed some light on the sport climbing and basic sport climbing techniques.
November 16 Lead Climbing 101

This workshop will shed some light on lead climbing equipment and techniques.

 

Midnight Madness

Date Time
Friday, November 7 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 2014

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:  
Suguarloaf, Hogback, Little Presque, Presque Isle, Tourst Park (Trips are not limited to these areas)
 

 


To register for any of these programs or for more information, please stop in at the Rec Sports office (PEIF 126) or call 906-227-2519906-227-2519.

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


 

NMU Rec Sports
recsport@nmu.edu
906-227-2519906-227-2519