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					Open Climb
This regular climbing session on Thursday evenings at 5:00 pm is open to those who have previous climbing
experience and are comfortable with rock climbing. Top ropes are set up by the OAC staff at the Ross Park climbing
area. We provide the ropes and equipment to ISU students with valid Bengal card free of charge. Community
members can purchase a season pass for $30 and faculty/staff cost is $20. Community or faculty/staff can also
purchase a day pass for $2 or a punch card for 14 sessions is $20. Children 12 and under are free when accompanied
by a paying adult.

Open Kayak
Open Kayak is a regular weekly session at the Reed Gym Pool from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Kayaks paddles and spray
skirts and advice from OAC staff are provided. The first half of the Open Kayak pool sessions will run from October
21 to December 9. Open Kayak is free to students with a valid Bengal Card. Community members can purchase a
season pass for this half of the open kayak season for $50.00 and faculty / staff cost is $40.00. A punch card for 7
sessions is $25.00. Punch cards can be used by for admittance for anyone while a season passes are not transferrable.
Children 12 and under are free when accompanied by a paying adult.

Open Mountain Bike
Every Tuesday evening at 5:30 pm beginning September 7 until October 26, we will mountain bike one of the many
beautiful trails surrounding the Pocatello area. You need to have basic biking abilities, your own bike and helmet.
The group will meet at the OAC in the Student Union and choose a trail to ride. This activity is provided free of
charge for ISU students, Faculty/staff and community members.


Pebble Creek College Season Pass
ISU students with a valid Bengal card may purchase a 2010 – 2011 season pass for $249 + tax. The pass may be
purchased at the Outdoor Adventure Center from September 20th – 24th. Cash, checks and credit cards are accepted.
Call 282-3912 for more information.

Grand Targhee College Season Pass
$249.00
This pass is valid everyday of the 2010-2011winter season. To qualify for this college pass, student must be taking a
minimun of 8 credit hours (two-full time classes) and present a valid college I.D. Grand Season Passholder is
qualified for season pass benefits, which for Grand Passholders includes: Access to Nordic Trail System ($115
value), Two-for-one tubing, 10% off on-mountain dining, 10% off on-mountain retail merchandise, 10% off
purchases at Habitat (Driggs location), 10% off on-mountain lodging, Bi-Weekly special email deals, Annual
Season Passholder appreciation party. (Benefits cannot be combined with any other discount, sale, coupon or offer.
Not Valid in the general store). Price will go up to $299 on November1, 2010.
www.grandtarghee.com


Climb Borah Peak
September 3-4
Hike to the top of Idaho's highest peak at 12,662 feet. This classic route is 3.5 miles up, and will gain around 5,000
feet to reach the summit. Scramble across the famous “Chicken Out Ridge” which is a knife edge ridge right before
the summit. We will be camping the night before and then climbing the next morning. Trip cost includes
transportation
Activity Rating: II
Group size: 6
Estimated cost:
Student: $26.00
Faculty/Staff: $37.00
Community: $41.00
Pre-trip: August 31, 5:30 pm at OAC
Last sign-up date: August 31
Backpacking in Yellowstone
September 3-6
Join us Labor Day weekend for a backpacking trip into the Yellowstone backcountry. We will camp at Grebe and
Wolf Lakes and hike to the top of Observation Peak. Backpacking skills helpful, but not necessary. You must be
able to carry all your gear (tent, sleeping bag, clothing, cooking gear, etc.) on your back for up to 4 miles over
rolling terrain. Your meals and backpacking gear are not included in the cost.
Activity Rating: I/II
Group Size: 6
Estimated cost:
Student $50.00
Faculty/Staff $78.00
Community $88.00
Pre-trip: August 31, 5:30 pm at OAC
Last sign-up date: September 2

Access Fund Adopt-a-Crag
September 11
The Pocatello Pump is just around the corner so let’s make the Sunny Side shine with a little sweat equity. The OAC
will be hosting an Access Fund Adopt-a-Crag event starting at 9:00 am. We will move woodchips to the base of the
climbs and pick up garbage. Bring water, wear clothes and shoes to work in and keep an eye out for goodies and
swag provided by the Access Fund.
Activity rating: I
Group size: unlimited
Estimated cost: Free


Pocatello Pump
September 18 & 19
The oldest and most fun climbing competition in America. Everyone is a winner with great prize drawings and
SWAG bag. Proceeds benefit the Access Fund and Terry Kranning Climbing Scholarship. There are top rope and
lead climbing categories for all levels of abilities. Entry forms are available at www.isu.edu/outdoor/pump.shtml
Early registration: By 6:00 pm September 17
$30 fee (includes T-shirt)
Late Registration (Ross Park)
$35 (includes T-shirt)

Make your own Rope Rug
September 22
Recycle your old climbing rope into a useful and decorative rug. Bring a little (maybe a lot) of patience because
these knots can get complicated. This workshop will meet in the OAC at 5:00 pm. If you don’t have your own rope,
you can purchase one from the OAC for an additional $10.
Activity rating: II
Group size: 10
Estimated cost:
Student $4
Faculty/Staff $5
Community $6
Caving
October 2
The Arco desert is a caving paradise located in our backyard. This is a beginner friendly introduction to caving. You
should be comfortable in small dark places and clothes that you are not afraid to get dirty.
Activity Rating: I
Group Size: 8
Estimated Cost
Student $10
Faculty/Staff $15
Community $20
Pre-trip: September 29, 5:30 p.m. at OAC
Last sign-up date: September 29

Climbing at Castle Rocks
October 9
Rock climbing at Idaho’s newest climbing area, Castle Rocks State Park. Traditional and sport climbing on single
and multi pitch granite spires. All abilities welcome. Nothing feels better after a day of rock climbing than a soak in
a hot pool. We’ll end the day soaking at Durfee Hot Springs.
Activity Rating: I-II
Group Size: 8
Estimated cost: (includes hot pool fee)
Student $25.00
Faculty/Staff $38.00
Community $44.00
Pre-trip: October 5, 5:30 pm at OAC
Last Sign-up Date: October 8


Kayak Touring on Leigh Lake
October 9-10
Come and enjoy the fall colors in Grand Teton National Park. The leaves will be in full color and the elk will be
bugling. We will paddle across String Lake, portage to Leigh Lake and paddle to our camp for the evening. Our
view at dinner will be Mt Moran while we eat some Dutch-oven delight.
Activity Rating: Adaptive & I
Group Size: 10
Estimated Cost:
Student: $47.00
Faculty/Staff: $78.00
Community: $90.00
Nonrefundable deposit: $40.00
Pre-trip: October 6, 5:00 pm at OAC
Last sign-up date: October 5

Diamond Fork Hot Springs
October 9-10
Come enjoy a beautiful backpacking trip and awesome soak in an all natural hot spring. We will hike 2 miles on a
beginner friendly trail, set up camp, spend the night and come back to ISU on Sunday evening.
Activity rating: I
Group size: 6
Estimated cost:
Student $23
Faculty/Staff $38
Community $43
Pre-trip: October 4, 5:00 pm at OAC
Last sign-up date: October 4
Paramount Climbing and Hot Springs Trip
October 16
Join the OAC for a day of climbing at Paramount rock. This trip is designed to help you learn or improve your basic
climbing skills. We will climb all day and then stop at Heise hot springs to relax before we head home. Trip cost
covers the transportation. The price of the hot springs is not included and will be an extra $9.00 to soak.
Activity rating: I
Group size: 6
Estimated cost:
Student: $15.00
Faculty/Staff: $23.00
Community: $25.00
Last sign-up date: October 15

Idaho Hot Springs Tour
October 16-17
Idaho is famous for potatoes, wilderness areas, white water, and hot springs. We will soak in 4 hot springs on a road
trip through Stanley and Sun Valley, Idaho; arguably some of the most beautiful areas in Idaho. All hot springs are
natural and are not commercial (FREE). We will camp out near pristine Redfish Lake Saturday night.
Activity rating: I
Group size: 5
Estimated cost:
Student $40.00
Faculty/Staff $60.00
Community $65.00
Pre-trip: October 13, 5:00 pm at OAC
Last sign-up date: October 13


Yurt Set-up
October 23 -24
The Portneuf Yurt System and the OAC need your help.
Volunteers are needed to help set up the yurts and prepare wood for the upcoming season. If you would like to help,
sign up at the OAC.
Activity rating: I
Group size: Unlimited
Estimated cost: Free
Time: 8:00 am at OAC




Overnight at the New Yurt
November 13-14
Enjoy a weekend of backpacking without the weight of a tent or stove. We will hike into the newest yurt in our
system and stay overnight. The yurt will give us the luxury of a wood stove, a cooking stove, and wooden bunks. If
the group chooses, we can swing by Lava Hot Springs for a relaxing soak.
Activity rating: I
Group size: 10
Estimated cost:
Student $20
Faculty/Staff $35
Community $40
Pre-trip: November 10, 5:00 pm at OAC
Last sign-up date: November 10
Teton National Park – Jenny Lake Hike
November 13-14
Jenny Lake sits at the base of the Tetons just North of Jackson Hole, WY in Teton National Park. We will drive
Saturday and day hike around the lake to Hidden Falls. The group will camp out at Antelope Flats, which provides
breath-taking views of the Tetons in the morning, and then head South through Jackson Hole to soak in Granite hot
springs for the day.
Activity rating: I
Group size: 6
Estimated cost:
Student $35.00
Faculty/Staff $50.00
Community $55.00
Nonrefundable deposit: $20.00
Pre-trip: Nov 10, 5:00 pm at OAC
Last sign-up date: November 10

Introduction to the Portneuf Yurt System
November 15
This workshop is designed with the first time user in mind. We will cover what a yurt is. We will also discuss
proper clothing, the right selection of gear for the terrain that you will encounter, cooking, water supply, waste
management, Leave No Trace Principles, and equipment that will be needed for a (warm) nights stay. This
presentation will be open to plenty of opportunity for discussion.
Estimated Cost: FREE
For more information contact the OAC


Rock Climbing and Mountain Biking in St George, Utah
November 20-24
Rock climbing, mountain biking, hiking, Geocaching, and hot spring soaking in the breathtaking red rock country of
southern Utah. If climbing is not your thing, exploring the many scenic canyons provides great day hiking Rock
climbing and/or Mountain Biking experience is a must. Climbers must be able to belay and rappel without
supervision. Lead climbing skills helpful. Mountain Bikers must provide their own bike and helmet. We will stop at
Meadow Hot Spring on the way there and back.
Activity Rating: II/III
Group Size: 10
Estimated cost:
Student $100.00
Faculty/Staff $155.00
Community $175.00
Pre-trip: November 16, 5:30 pm at OAC
Last sign-up date: November 19

Harriman State Park Yurt Trip
December 4-5
Ski or snowshoe along the Henry’s Fork of the Snake and observe the trumpeter swans, geese, ducks and eagles.
We will ski/snowshoe into a yurt where we will be spending the night. The yurts have a wood burning stove so we
will be cozy and warm.
Activity Rating: I
Group Size: 5
Estimated cost:
Student $45.00
Faculty/Staff $48.00
Community $52.00
Nonrefundable deposit: $ 40.00
Pre-trip: December 1, 5:00 pm at OAC
Last sign-up date: December 1
X-Country Ski and Snowshoe Day Yurt Trip
December 11
Come along and learn where one of the beginner friendly yurts is located. We will ski or snowshoe up to an easy
yurt and have lunch next to a warm wood burning stove. After lunch we will travel back to town to complete our day
adventure.
Student cost: $5
Faculty/Staff cost: $10
Community cost: $12
Last sign-up date: December 9

Winter Solstice Yurt Trip
December 20-22
Celebrate the Winter Solstice at Catamount yurt. What better way to start winter than waking up in a backcountry
yurt after a night of full moon skiing and riding? This is yurt has the most spectacular vista of all our yurts. Lots of
backcountry terrain for all levels of ability. Let it snow!
Activity Rating: I
Group Size: 8
Estimated Cost:
Student $5.00
Faculty/Staff $8.00
Community $9.00
Pre-trip: December 14, 5:30 pm at OAC
Last sign-up date: December 18




HORSEBACK RIDING ACTIVITIES
Open Horseback Riding
September 7, 14, 21, 28, October 12, 26, November 11,
December 7
Open horseback riding is designed to teach safe horsemanship in an arena setting with horses provided by the
Outdoor Adventure Center. It is held at the Bannock County Fairgrounds from 4:00 pm-7:00 pm. Participation in
this event is mandatory if you would like to use a program horses for any level II (trail ride, playday, pack trip)
riding activity. Riders must be 8 years old and up. Students, HOG’s, faculty and staff ride exclusively for the first
hour and a half (4:00 pm - 5:30pm) and community may join us for the last hour and a half (5:30 pm - 7:00 pm).
Activity rating: I & Adaptive
Group size: 12 students, HOGs, faculty/staff; 6 community
Estimated cost:
Student, HOGs: $6
Faculty/Staff: $8
Community: $10
Last sign-up date: Day before by 2:00 pm

Evening Horseback Trail Rides
September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Join us for a fun evening trail ride in the mountains surrounding Pocatello. Each week we will meet at a local trail
head at 6:00 pm and ride until dark. Sign up ahead of time to find out the location. Adults may use a program horse
after demonstrating intermediate riding skills at Open Ride. Riders providing their own horses must be 8 years old
and up. No fee is charged if you transport and ride your own horse.
Activity rating: II
Group size: 6
Estimated cost to use a program horse:
Student: $15
Faculty/Staff: $18
Community: $20
Last sign-up date: Day before by 2:00 pm.
Horseback Playdays
October 31, November 21, December 12
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Riders of all levels and ages will enjoy playing these mounted games. We set up many fun and challenging games to
play horseback and keep you riding all winter long. These games are a good way to improve your horsemanship and
meet other riders. It is held at the Bannock County Fairgrounds in the large covered arena. Bring your own horse or
to use a program horse you must demonstrate intermediate riding skill at our Open Ride session and have initiator
permission. There is an additional cost to use a program horse.
Estimated cost:
Student: $15 for program horse, $5 if providing and transporting your own horse.
Faculty/Staff: $20 for program horse, $8 if providing and transporting your own horse.
Community: $25 for program horse, $10 if providing and transporting your own horse.
Activity rating: II
Group size: 20
Last sign-up date: Day before by 2:00 pm


Proper Packing & Outfitting Techniques Workshop
September 11
This workshop will teach you the basics of horse packing. Topics include packing equipment, rigging and knots,
camping with stock, Leave No Trace ethics, and backcountry cooking. We will meet at the Bannock County
Fairgrounds, Noon - 4:00 pm. You must register for this class through the Workforce Training Office 282-3372.
Activity Rating: I
Group Size: 25
Cost: $35
Last sign-up date: September 10

Ridge Riders Rendezvous
September 25
This is a fundraiser for the R.I.D.E. (Riding Instruction, Development, and Education) Program. The R.I.D.E.
program provides riding for ISU students, disabled participants, and the community as a whole. There will be ten
commonly encountered trail obstacles spread throughout a ten mile trail. Horse and rider will be judged and earn
points towards a final score. The top three score earners in each category will earn ribbons. All participants will go
into a draw for many draw prizes.
Activity Rating: II
Cost: $25 pre-registration/$30 on site registration

Harriman State Park Trail Ride
October 2
We will leave Saturday morning, ride for several hrs enjoying a nice lunch out on the trail and return home in the
evening. Sign up ahead of time to find out all the details. To use a program horse you will need to demonstrate
intermediate riding skills and have initiator permission. There is an additional cost to use a program horse. Program
horses are limited so sign up early.
Activity rating: II
Group size: 12
Estimated cost:
Student: $40 for program horse, $5 if providing and transporting your own horse.
Faculty/Staff: $47 for program horse, $8 if providing and transporting your own horse.
Community: $50 for program horse, $10 if providing and transporting your own horse.
Last sign-up date: October 1, 2:00 pm.
Portneuf Boundary Trail and Horse Camping
October 16-17
This trip includes a 38-mile scenic loop trail that encircles a portion of the Portneuf Mountain range including
Mount Bonneville and Haystack Mountain. We will ride approximately 20 miles Saturday and Sunday spending
Saturday night at Big Springs campground. To use a program horse you will need to demonstrate intermediate
riding skills and have initiator permission. There is an additional cost to use a program horse. Program horses are
limited.
Activity rating: II
Group size: 8
Estimated cost:
Student: $20 for program horse, $5 if providing and transporting your own horse.
Faculty/Staff: $30 for program horse, $8 if providing and transporting your own horse.
Community: $35 for program horse, $10 if providing and transporting your own horse.
Pre-trip: October 13, 5:30 pm OAC
Last sign-up date: October 13


C.W. HOG Activities
Hog Nights 5:30 p.m. at OAC
September 8th and every Wednesday throughout the semester
Come kick off HOG nights with a dinner at Mandarin House. Great Chinese food and good people! HOG nights are
fun social activities that anyone is welcome to participate in.
         Schedule:
         September 8: Mandarin House
         September 15: Mini Golf
         September 22: Movie Night
         September 29: Swimming at Reed Gym
         October 6: Soaking at Lava Hot Springs
         October 13: Tye-dying and Pizza
         October 20: Outer Limits
         October 27: Bowling at the SUB
         November 3: Dinner at the Green T and a movie
         November 10: Soaking at Lava Hot Springs
         November 17: Early Thanksgiving Pot-luck
         December 1: Christmas Party

CW HOG 29 Annual PIG OUT
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September 18
ISU’s Cooperative Wilderness Handicapped Outdoor Group (CW HOG) is celebrating their 29 Anniversary Pig-
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Out dinner and picnic. Dinner includes barbeque pork, Idaho Baked potatoes, corn on the cob, Dutch oven
vegetarian dishes, and ice cold beverages. There will be great live music with local bands and games for the kids.
All proceeds go to the CW HOG organization providing outdoor recreation and social activities for individuals of all
abilities. The festivities will be held at the lower Ross Park pavilion from 4:00 pm until 11:00 pm with music from
US Bluez.
Cost: Adults (age12 and Up) $14 (advance) or $15 (park)
       Kids: $6 (advance) or (park) (age 6-11) (age under 5 free)
Buy tickets at: The Outdoor Adventure Center, Barrie’s Ski and Sports, Budget Tapes & Records, Scott’s Ski
& Sports, and Sandbaggers.

Alpine Tower Open House
September 24, 5:00 pm-8:00 pm
Come out & have ride on the Giant Swing or have a go at one of the Towers many challenging climbs. Bring the
kids out to play. FUN for ISU Students only.
Activity Rating: Level I & Adaptive
Cost: $5
Location: Corner of Barton Road & Alvin Ricken Road
Lagoon Amusement Park Frightmares
October 17
 Join the HOG’s for Halloween fun, Roller coasters, & a few more roller coasters. Lagoon has tons of rides, games,
and FOOD. We will meet at the OAC office and head to Lagoon at11:00am, return back to ISU will be about
10:00pm.
Activity Rating: Adaptive & level I
Group size: 11
Estimated cost:
HOG’s/Student $49.00
Faculty/Staff $53.00
Community $54.00


CW HOG Wheelchair Basketball Game
Call 282-3912 for date and time.

Ski Swap
October 29, 30, and 31
The Ski swap is a huge three day market for public and private groups to sell and buy gear for the new snow. The
Swap will be held in the ISU Ballroom and there is a $2 fee to enter the Swap. Call the OAC for check in and sale
hours.


Warren Miller’s “Wintervention”
November 6
Join the HOG’s in celebrating the end of “waiting to ski season” with our viewing of the annual Warren Miller ski
movie. This will be Warren’s 61st annual feature film, appropriately titled “Wintervention”! Bring your smiles and
your passion for skiing & we’ll get our Snow Dance On! Oh yeah, Pray for Snow!!
Cost: $10 in advance, $12 at the show
For more information contact the OAC


Introduction to Adaptive Skiing
December 2
This workshop will cover as much of the basics for Adaptive skiing as we can without snow. We will have
equipment on hand for demonstrations and questions. Hopefully, through this workshop you will learn that skiing is
a lifetime sport, no matter what your situation. We will also talk about the Pocatello Adaptive Ski School (PASS)
and how you can get involved.
Estimated Cost: FREE
For more information contact the OAC


Adaptive Skiing
December 5
Get your skis out and get an early winter started. This trip is for skiers with disabilities and able body volunteers
who are interested in participating with the Pocatello Adaptive Ski School (PASS). We will head to where ever has
the most snow to play on.
Activity Rating: Adaptive
Groups Size: 10
Time: 7:00 am at the OAC

				
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