Educational Clinics and Workshops

SOLE

Educational Clinics and Workshops

Clinics, Courses, and Events

In an effort to support the campus community in their outdoor endeavors, SOLE hosts a variety of educational clinics. These clinics are focus on skill and knowledge acquisition in the areas of bicycling, climbing, ski/snowboard maintenance, avalanche awareness and more. Clinics are open to students, faculty, staff, alumni, friends and family. Register on the Campus Recreation Portal - just show up ready to learn, ask questions and meet fellow outdoor enthusiasts! For questions, contact SOLE at 719-255-7517 or sole@uccs.edu.

 

 

Student Outdoor Learning Experience (SOLE)

Date Clinics, Classes, and Special Events Cost
8/28-8/29

NOLS Wilderness First Aid

The National Outdoor Leadership School will be hosting a WFA certification course at SOLE! If you hike, backpack, climb, or do anything outdoor related, having wilderness medicine experience is a must! Contact SOLE for details. Space is limited. Fills fast!

$260

9/2 @ 7pm

Ladies Climb Night

Make friends, climb, learn, and enjoy the sport of rock climbing and its amazing camaraderie. 1st Thursday of every month!

No experience is necessary, and equipment is provided

FREE

Wednesdays: 9/8-9/29 @ 6pm

Learn to Climb Session 1

Learn the skills and techniques to venture outside in the world of rock. Participants will learn belaying, climbing techniques, knots, anchors, and much more. No experience or equipment is required.

Classes held every Wednesday of the month at 6pm

Students/Members: $25

UCCS Community: $30

Thursdays: 9/9-9/30 @ 6pm

Intro to Mountain Biking Series Session 1

Learn the basics of mountain biking in this hands-on course. Participants will learn proper braking, handling basics, basic maintenance and more. We will begin the first few sessions at UCCS and venture to our favorite locations for the last class of the series. Mountain bike and helmet is provided.

Classes held Thursdays at 6pm

Students/Members: $35

UCCS Community: $40

9/30 @ 7pm

SOLE Social

Friends, fun, climbing, music, mingling, and food. The SOLE Social  has it all. Join us the last Thursday of September from 7pm-9pm

Climbing Pass
10/4 @ 6pm

Intro to Wilderness First Aid

Learn the basics of wilderness medicine. We will learn splinting techniques, treating burns and blisters, and much more in this one-hour class.

FREE
Tuesdays: 10/5-10/26 @ 6pm

Gear and Clothes Repair

Learn how to repair your broken gear and equipment in this hands-on class. Participants can expect to learn how to sew clothes, fix zippers, fix rips and more! Email us before with your needed repair so we can prepare properly. Space is limited!

FREE
Wednesdays: 10/6-10/27 @ 6pm

Learn to Climb Series Session 2

Learn the skills and techniques to venture outside in the world of rock. Participants will learn belaying, climbing techniques, knots, anchors, and much more. No experience or equipment is required.

Classes held every Wednesday of the month at 6pm

Students/Members: $25

UCCS Community: $30

Thursdays: 10/7-10/28 @ 6pm

Intro to Mountain Biking Series Session 2

Learn the basics of mountain biking in this hands-on course. Participants will learn proper braking, handling basics, basic maintenance and more. We will begin the first few sessions at UCCS and venture to our favorite locations for the last class of the series. Mountain bike and helmet is provided.

Classes held Thursdays at 6pm

Students/Members: $35

UCCS Community: $40

10/7 @ 7pm

Ladies Climb Night

Make friends, climb, learn, and enjoy the sport of rock climbing and its amazing camaraderie. 1st Thursday of every month!

No experience is necessary, and equipment is provided

FREE
10/28 @ 7pm

SOLE Social

Friends, fun, climbing, music, mingling, and food. The SOLE Social  has it all. Join us the last Thursday of September from 7pm-9pm

Climbing Pass
11/1 @ 6pm

Intro to Wilderness First Aid

Learn the basics of wilderness medicine. We will learn splinting techniques, treating burns and blisters, and much more in this one-hour class.

FREE

11/2 @ 6pm

Knots and Hitches

Learn practical knots for practical applications. We will learn climbing knots, hitches, and more! 

FREE

11/4 @ 7pm

Ladies Climb Night

Make friends, climb, learn, and enjoy the sport of rock climbing and its amazing camaraderie. 1st Thursday of every month!

No experience is necessary, and equipment is provided

FREE
12/2 @ 7pm

Ladies Climb Night

Make friends, climb, learn, and enjoy the sport of rock climbing and its amazing camaraderie. 1st Thursday of every month!

No experience is necessary, and equipment is provided

FREE
12/10 @ 5PM

How to Wax Skis and Boards

This workshop will utilize the SOLE ski shop to teach the basics of ski maintenance and repair. Bring your skis or board! Space is limited. Starts at 5pm.

FREE