Outdoor Trips

SOLE

Outdoor Trips

SOLE Outdoor Trips

To view the full SOLE Outdoor Trip Schedule visit the Campus Recreation Home Page and view the schedule under Quick Links.

To register, head on over to the Campus Recreation Portal or visit our Guest Service Desk during general Campus Recreation facility hours. If you have specific questions about a trip, visit the SOLE Center, email sole@uccs.edu, or call 719-255-7517.

Meetups: SOLE can assist in finding rideshare opportunities. SOLE will provide all necessary equipment, passes, and permits. PPE and social distancing is required. 

Date

Trip Descriptions

Cost

1/30

Snowshoeing at the Crags

Divide, Colorado

Snowshoeing and winter exploration at one of our favorite local spots.

Difficulty: All experience levels are welcome
Meetup Activity: Includes all equipment

$25

2/6

Loveland Pass Ski & Board

Loveland, CO

Loveland's average snowfall is a whopping 422 inches. That's an average of over 35 feet of snow every season, more than any Front Range or Summit County resort! What does this mean? It means an epic day of snow sports!

 Difficulty: All experience levels are welcome
Meetup Activity: Includes lift ticket and rentals if needed. 

$50 without Rentals

$90 with Rentals

2/13

 

Snowshoe and Hot Springs

Monarch Mountain & Princeton Hot Springs

Join us for a fun day of snowshoeing exploration in the morning and relaxing hot springs soaking in the afternoon. This excursion will fill up quickly, so don't delay! 

Difficulty: Moderate to hard
Meetup Activity: Includes snowshoes and hot springs pass.

$25

2/20

 

Ski and Soak

Monarch Mountain and Princeton Hot Springs

Joins us as we head to Monarch Ski Area! After hitting the slopes we'll soak in the Mt. Princeton Hot Springs

Difficulty: All experience levels are welcome
Meetup Activity: Includes lift ticket, hot springs pass, and rentals if needed

$85 without Rentals

$105 with Rentals

2/27

Snowmobiling

Monarch Mountain

Explore the Rockies in this 3-hour, guided snowmobile tour and blast through powder!

Difficulty: All experience levels are welcome
Meetup Activity: Includes snowmobile and helmet. Does not include clothing. This trip fills fast!

$115

Retail value $175

3/20

Skydiving

Out of the Blue Skydive

This day excursion will introduce you to the world of skydiving while you jump with a jump master at almost 14,000 feet!

Difficulty: All experience levels are welcome, but this may be considered hard pending on fear of heights and overall comfort level
Must be 18 years old. 260lbs weight restriction, so please contact SOLE with questions.

$175

4/3

Skydiving

Out of the Blue Skydive

This day excursion will introduce you to the world of skydiving while you jump with a jump master at almost 14,000 feet!

Difficulty: All experience levels are welcome, but this may be considered hard pending on fear of heights and overall comfort level
Must be 18 years old. 260lbs weight restriction, so please contact SOLE with questions.

$175

4/7

Night Hike at the Garden

Garden of the Gods

Take a break from studying and go for a hike under the stars as we explore Garden of the Gods by flashlight under the night sky! This is a unique opportunity to see The Gaden in a whole new light! 

Difficulty: Easy
Meetup Activity: includes headlamp if needed

Free
4/10

Rock Climbing

Castlewood Canyon State Park

Get vertical at one of our favorite local crags! We'll show you the ropes of climbing.

Difficulty: Easy to moderate
Meetup Activity: includes equipment and entry fees

$20 

4/17

Sandboarding

Great Sand Dunes National Park

Take skiing and boarding to a new extreme as we venture to the Great Sand Dunes National Park. Using sand specific skis and boards, we will hit the slopes for a new kind of extreme sport!

Difficulty: Moderate due to hiking in the sand
Meetup Activity: includes equipment and park entrance fees

$35

4/24

Rock Climbing 

Shelf Road

Join us at the world-class sport climbing mecca: Shelf Road. No experience is required!

Difficulty: All experience levels are welcome
Meetup Activity: includes equipment and entry fees

$20
4/24

Paddleboarding and Kayaking

Pueblo Reservoir

Join us for this water-based adventure! We will float our standup paddleboards into a scenic reservoir for a scenic paddle and some nautical yoga! 

Difficulty: Easy
Meetup Activity: includes equipment and entrance fees

$25
5/1

White Water Rafting at the Gorge

The Royal Gorge

Challenge legendary rapids like Sunshine Falls, Sledge Hammer and Boat Eater. The Royal Gorge has everything you could want in a Colorado whitewater rafting trip - big rapids, grand geologic features, and intriguing human history. Class III-V rapids pending water flor. 

Difficulty: Moderate - Must be able to swim!
Meetup Activity: Includes rafting and water fees

$70