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

9/11

Skydiving

Royal Gorge Skydive

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

Must be 18 years old. 260lbs weight restriction, so please contact SOLE with questions.
Difficulty: All experience welcome; hard pending on fear of heights and comfort level

$175

9/18

 

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!

Includes transportation, permit and gear

Difficulty: Easy

$25

9/18-9/19

 

14er Hike - Mount Elbert Overnight

Twin Lakes

Join SOLE for our favorite overnight trip. We will camp at Twin Lakes for paddleboarding, kayaking, and relaxation for our first day and get up early and summit Mt Elbert in the morning. The highest peak in Colorado! 

Difficulty: Moderate to hard due to hike and elevation

$45

10/9

Paradise Cove Hike

Paradise Cove

Paradise Cove Swimming Hole is a 1 mile out and bike hike located near Florissant, Colorado that features a waterfall and amazing swimming opportunities!

Difficulty: Easy

$25

10/13

Night Hike at the Garden of the Gods

Garden of the Gods

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

Difficulty: Easy

FREE

10/16

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 slops for a new kind of extreme sport! 

Includes transportation and equipment rentals

Difficulty: Moderate due to hiking in sand

$40
10/23

Skydiving

Royal Gorge Skydiving

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

Must be 18 years old. 260lbs weight restriction, so please contact SOLE with questions.
Difficulty: All experience welcome; hard pending on fear of heights and comfort level

$175 

12/11

Ski and Soak Bus

Monarch Mountain and Princeton Hot Springs

Jump on the UCCS Ski Bus and head up to Monarch Ski Area! After hitting the slopes, we'll soak in the Mt. Princeton Hot Springs.

Includes transportation, lift ticket, and hot springs pass.

Difficulty: All experience welcome

$85 without rentals

$105 with rentals

12/18

Ski and Snowboarding

Red River

Are you bored over break with nothing to do? Join us as we venture to Red River Ski Resort in New Mexico for this weekday trip! Red River offers a great experience for all experience levels.

Difficulty: All experiences welcome

$85 without rentals

$105 with rentals

12/22

Ski and Snowboarding

Loveland Ski Resort

Colorado is known world-wide for its light, fluffy powder and not many places get more of it than Loveland Ski Area! 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 experiences welcome

$50 without rentals

$90 with rentals

12/29

Snowshoeing and Soak

Mount Princeton and Hot Springs 

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

Includes snowshoes and hot springs pass.

Difficulty: Moderate

$45