Spring 2016 Trip Schedule

January through April

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Trip Name Date Description FSU Student Rate Non Student Rate
Intro to Backpacking Sat-Sun Jan 23-24 Want to learn the basics of backpacking? Join us on a 7 mile adventure through one of Florida's most scenic places, see rare species of wildlife, and venture through high bluffs overlooking the Apalachicola River in Torreya State Park. Learn skills and challenge yourself during a weekend of fun! $46 $57
Tom Brown Biking Sun Jan 24 Why walk when you can ride? Come explore the trails and trees of Tom Brown Park… on a bike! We will spend the afternoon biking the infamous Magnolia Loop and maybe pass the old car cemetery. We’ll finish the day with a sunset over the beautiful waterways of Lafayette Passage. $12 $14
Alabama Caving Fri-Sun Jan 29-31 Explore Tumbling Rock Cave's unique underground ecosystem in Alabama. We will spend a full day climbing, crawling, and shuffling through 6 miles of mapped cave. This adventure is filled with all sorts of neat insights: an underground river system, The Topless Dome, Mount Olympus and more! $129 $161
Sunshine Stables Horseback Riding Sat-Sun Jan 30-31 Begin your spring on the beautiful Trails of Chipley Florida on Horseback! Sunshine Stables offers prime camping conditions and luxurious Tennessee Walking Horses to ride the trails smoothly. Dinner, breakfast and lunch will be included; however, snacks and horse treats are always a good idea! Give your feet a break and jump in the saddle as we ride down the Florida trails to a night of camping. Once we arrive the trip is 24hrs (not including the drive time) with plenty of horseback opportunities! We will complete approximately ten miles of trail with optional ride times and relaxing campsite with s’mores of course! $114 $142
Providence Canyon Day Hike Sun Jan 31 Join us as we discover Georgia's "Little Grand Canyon" and experience the canyon soil's pink, orange, red, and purple hues. Hikers, photographers, and adventurers all welcome for this 3 mile hike and exploration day at the Canyon! $46 $57
Georgia Stargazing Sat-Sun Feb 13-14   $30 $37
AT Backpacking Fri-Sun Feb 19-21 The Appalachian Mountains are known as the oldest mountain range in the world and over the past two million years these mountains have truly developed into one of the world’s most unique and beautiful features. Join OP on a breathtaking journey as we backpack on a section of the Appalachian Trail and spend our nights under the stars amongst panoramic views and waterfalls. $116 $145
The Tallahassee Experience Sat Feb 27

Are you new to Tally and want to experience the city’s hidden gems? Join OP for a scavenger hunt through the best kept secrets of Tally! Price includes equipment rental, trip to Tallahassee Rock Gym, transportation, parking and gas fees, one lunch, and a snack!

$56 $69
World's End Survival Sat-Sun Feb 27-28 We see it all over the TV and movies, the End of the World! Whether it be because of zombies, natural disaster, or any other reason you need the right skills to be able to survive! Come with Outdoor Pursuits to Lake Talquin State forest for an all inclusive wilderness survival clinic. During this one night camping trip, we will cover everything from fire building to shelter building to water purification and much more! This is a trip you definitely don’t want to miss! $36 $45
Funk in The Forest Mon Feb 29 We know you all sing in the shower already, so bring that beautiful voice of yours out for a night of jammin at Lake Talquin. No musical experience is needed, so bring all your instruments, voices, pots, pans, and whatever else you can make noise with! $13 $16
Leave No Trace Beach Weekend Fri-Sun Mar 18-20 Are you passionate about environmental stewardship? Take your earth saving to the next level with, by becoming a Leave No Trace Trainer. Join OP for a trip to St. George Island where we’ll learn how to practice LNT and teach it to others, while enjoying the sights and sounds. $76 $95
Intro to Kayaking Sat Mar 19 Have you always wanted to try kayaking, but are not sure how to get started? Join us in an instructional day at Wacissa River learning all you need to know about kayaking! $19 $23
Morning Meditation and Paddle Sun Mar 20 Need to de-stress from your crazy semester? Come out to the Rez with OP for some morning meditation and SUPing out on the lake! It’ll be the best way to start your day. $12 $15
Full Moon Paddle Wed Mar 23 You don't want to miss this traditional OP nighttime escapade. Explore local waterways with Outdoor Pursuits and experience an adventure guided solely by the moonlight! $9 $12
S.U.P. Beach Day Sat Mar 26 “SUP…” “What’s SUP?” “Not much, You?” “But really… SUP!” Stand Up Paddle Boarding along the coast is an adventure you will not want to miss! Join Outdoor Pursuits for a day of fun at the beach. $21 $26
St. George Island Paddle & Camp Sat-Sun Mar 26-27 Located just a few hours outside of Tallahassee, St. George Island offers white sand beaches and dark skies at night for some of the best stargazing on the east coast. We will spend the day paddling on the water and relaxing in the sand. Once the sun goes down, we’ll spend the night at a primitive island campsite! $54 $67
Foster Falls Climbing Fri-Sun Apr 1-3   $146 $182
Chattahoochee Rafting Sat-Sun Apr 2-3 Whitewater rafting isn’t as far away as you’d think. In Columbus, Georgia, a new section of whitewater has recently opened and is waiting to be explored. Join us on this awesome overnight adventure as we raft class II-IV rapids, not once, but twice! After rafting, we will then head over to our campsite for a campfire and s'mores. This whitewater rafting trip is sure to get your adrenaline pumping! $131 $163
Great Smoky Mountain Backpacking Fri-Sun Apr 8-10 Join OP in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The beauty and wonder of the Smokies will truly amaze you. This backpacking trip will take you through some of the most picturesque areas of the Southeast, offering breathtaking panoramic views. $131 $163
Devil's Den Snorkeling Sat Apr 9 Here’s your chance to take a trip snorkeling at Devil's Den! This beautiful underground spring is nestled inside of a cave that stays at a comfy 72 degrees all year long and is one of Florida’s best-hidden secrets. $88 $110
Sunset Paddle at the Rez Wed Apr 13 Join us at the FSU Rez for a special evening paddle! We will get to kayak, canoe, and/or paddleboard around Lake Bradford and enjoy a beautiful sunset. After, we will have a beach campfire! $7 $8
DeSoto Mountain Biking and Little River Canyon Hike Fri-Sun Apr 15-17 Are you in need of an adrenaline rush? If so this is the OP trip for you! Come spend a couple of days mountain biking some gnarly trails at Desoto State Park and hiking some of the best scenic trials in the southeast at Little River Canyon State Park. DeSoto State Park has 13 miles of mountain-bike trails that range from beginner-friendly to challenging Never-Never Land, a 3.8-mile loop punctuated with rock gardens and a climb. We will also experience some beautiful scenic trails that lead to Martha’s falls, a deep swimming hole surrounded by rock outcrops. $123 $153
Spiritual Surfing Sat-Sun Apr 16-17 Whether you find your peace by riding waves in the ocean or by meditating on the beach, this trip has it all. Come to St. Augustine for a weekend getaway filled with camping, yoga, meditation, and surfing. Escape your everyday routine for experiences that will truly be unforgettable! $123 $153