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ADVENTURE ORIENTATION

Adventure Orientation is designed for participants to create lasting friendships, connect to the SUU community, and appreciate the amazing places surrounding Cedar City. Adventure Orientation provides the opportunity to learn and be inspired in natural landscapes through adventure. Begin your four day adventure camping at a group site in a BLM recreation area west of Cedar City, and then spend three days adventuring (backpacking, climbing, camping, caving, hiking, and/or canyoneering), ending with a memorable lunch back on the SUU campus. After their adventure, participants will attend Thunder U knowing other outdoor adventurers!

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Cost: $185 (covers transportation, group gear, camping permits, and food)

Please choose from the following 2016 adventures:

Backpacking, Bryce Canyon National Park

  • Rating: Moderately Strenuous
  • Necessary Experience: No experience needed, you will learn by doing.
  • Description: Backpacking 8 miles round trip through the amazing backcountry of Bryce canyon, you will find yourself participating in ranger talks, side hiking excursions, stargazing, and secluded camping.
  • Activity: Backpacking, hiking, camping

Canyoneering, Zion National Park

  • Rating: Moderately Strenuous
  • Necessary Experience: No experience needed. You will learn through training and by doing.
  • Description: Experience the art of hiking & rappelling through the canyons of Zion and the surrounding area. Finishing off with a world classic hike through Zion’s main canyon.
  • Activity: Canyoneering, hiking, camping

Rock Climbing, Snow Canyon State Park

  • Rating: Moderate to Moderately Strenuous
  • Necessary Experience: All levels welcome, no experience necessary. You will learn by doing.
  • Description: Climb the towering sandstone walls of Snow Canyon State Park and participate in a ground explorer’s adventure of Lava tubes.
  • Activity: Rock Climbing, Caving, Camping

Caving & Peaking, Great Basin National Park

  • Rating: Moderately Strenuous
  • Necessary Experience: No experience needed, you will learn by doing.
  • Description: From the depths of the earth to clouds in the sky, enjoy a mini alpine adventure by exploring Lehman Caves and then ascend the 12,000 foot Wheeler Peak.
  • Activity: Caving, Alpine Hiking, Camping

Hiking & Kayaking, Cedar Breaks National Monument

  • Rating: Moderate
  • Necessary Experience: No experience needed, knowing how to swim preferred.
  • Description: Take in the the breathtaking alpine environment of Cedar Breaks National Monument and enjoy a day out on Navajo Lake.
  • Activity: Camping, hiking, kayaking,

Please email oec@gmail.com for more information, or register now!