During these unique and challenging times, we hope you stay connected with the CU outdoor community. We will be offering weekly updates, resources, stories and virtual events!

Visit the Virtual OP page

The Outdoor Program provides a gateway for students to enjoy the great outdoors, while also emphasizing skill acquisition, safety, positive group dynamics, environmental awareness, and fun. Along with these personal trips we offer gear rental and informative clinics, which teach students specific outdoor recreational skills. Learn to rock and ice climb, kayak, or take a trip to use your new scuba skills.


Challenge Course

The Challenge Course offers both low and high initiatives aimed at developing your organizations group processes and interpersonal skills. Various program offerings are available.

Trips & Courses

What better place to enjoy the outdoors than Colorado?  The Outdoor Program offers a variety of trips and course that allows you to explore the beauty of Colorado!

Equipment Rentals

For those of you who enjoy the outdoors, the Outdoor Program is the place to start! Your choice of equipment for the mountains or here on campus is available at extremely reasonable rates.

Climbing Gym

The CU Outdoor Program is excited to offer a wide variety of bouldering and route climbing terrain for all skill levels in its 7,000+ square ft. climbing gym.

Adventure Planning Center

The Adventure Planning Center is your go to resource for planning your travel and adventure needs!