The Adventure Planning Center (APC) has resources and staff available to help you plan your next big trip. Whether you're interested in rafting, climbing, backpacking or camping, the APC is a great place to get started. Our staff can provide great recommendations and help you prepare for your trip. Stop by the APC on the first floor of the Rec Center near the Outdoor Program office. 


Drop-in hours

  • Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: 12 to 7 p.m.

Staffed hours 

  • By appointment only

Request Appointment


  • Adventure Planning and Map Printing APC Request

  • Drop - in Services

    • Use of Guidebooks (climbing, river, mountain biking etc.) and Resource Books 

    • Use of USGS & Nat Geo maps

    • Use of Atlases and the Wall sized map of Colorado and the Front Range

    • Informational form completion for trip planning services

  • Staffed Services - by appointment only

    • Assistance with planning trips – Free to Recreation Center members. Service can take place during staffed hours or by completing our trip request form.
      • Route Recommendations & Trip Plans
      • Menu Plans
      • Map Printing – 24 hours notice is required. Use the request button above to submit request. First 2 maps are free ($2 after that)!
      • Equipment recommendations & help with Rentals
    • Complete Trip Packages – can include any or all of the following:
      • Trip Logistics & Transportation
      • Menu Planning & Food Purchases
      • Equipment Recommendations & Rentals
      • Maps & Directions
      • OP Guide for Trip

Note: Complete trip package pricing will be based on the services provided.