March 15-May 6
Spring Outdoor Gear Rental is now available between 4:00-5:00 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays in the South Bay of the Track and Tennis Building. Pick up your FREE weekend gear on Wednesday and drop it off on Monday!
Cycle Maintenance is now available between 4-5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesdays in the South Bay of the Track and Tennis Building. Bring your bike in and learn to do basic adjustments and fix/repair on your bike.

All outdoor equipment is free:

  • Backpacks
  • Tents
  • Sleeping bags
  • Sleeping pads
  • Stoves/cook sets

You can reserve weekend equipment by emailing Gear pick-up is Thursday 4-5 p.m.; gear return is Monday 4-5pm.

Pool kayacking: 3-week classes and open paddle, starting February 22. Every Monday and Wednesday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sign up at the climbing center desk.

Opportunities for adventure

Upcoming Events

​Consulting (Sign Up for a Time at the Climbing Center)

Sept. 14-16 Wilderfest Fall Trips 1
Pine River Canoe – Sept. 15
Pictured Rocks – Sept. 14-16
Manistee Backpack – Sept. 15-16
Sign up at Climbing Center
Sept. 22-23 Wilderfest Fall Trips 2
Northern Michigan Cycle – Sept. 22-23
Northouse Dunes Backpack – Sept. 22-23
Manistee River Backpack – Sept. 22-23
Sign up at Climbing Center
Sept. 28 Camp on Campus Event – Commons lawn Contact Josh Maher (jdm47)
Oct. 5-7 DYS Weekend – Half Price Gear Rental Contact Josh Maher (jdm47)
Oct. 19-21 Advising Break Adventure Grant Weekend Contact Josh Maher (jdm47)
Oct. 31 Halloween Party at the Climbing Center Contact Josh Maher (jdm47)
Nov. 10 Top Rope Climbing Competition Sign up at Climbing Center


  • All Wilderfest trips are $25; sign up at the climbing center

Equipment rental, outfitting and cycle maintenance Sept. 5-Nov. 10

  • Monday 4–5pm
  • Thursday 4–5pm

Contact: Josh Maher -

Pool Kayaking

Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays 8-9pm
Instructor: Lucas Balk
Signup: Sign up at the Climbing Center; space limited to 7 boaters per night
Cost: free

Group Fitness

See the group fitness page for details on our current programs.