Campus Recreation

University of Mississippi

Adventure Trips

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Join us for one (or more!) of our exciting adventures.  The current trip schedule is listed below. To register for a trip, please visit the Ole Miss Outdoors office, located in Turner Center 110.  To save time, you may print the waiver and health forms ahead of time or you may choose to receive a copy upon registration.  Click here for the waiver/health form.


Fall 2014 Adventure Trips

Monday, September 1
Boat Demo on Sardis Lake
Oxford, Mississippi | $5/hour (rent on-site)
We are hauling our super stable Jackson Coosa fishing kayaks and a sailboat or two to Sardis Lake so you can take one out for a spin. Meet us at Rebel Beach or the Clear Creek boat launch to try them out!

Sunday, September 14
Rock N’ Roll Clinic
Oxford, Mississippi | $15/$20
Join us for a dual clinic and learn two essential beginner outdoor skills in one day: top rope belaying and kayak Eskimo rolls.

September 19-21 
Deep Sea Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico
Biloxi, Mississippi | $260/$290
Head to the MS Gulf Coast to for an exhilarating, full day of deep sea fishing on one of the premier charter boats on the coast! Attempt to catch a monster Cobia or chill out on deck, this all-inclusive trip is sure to a grand adventure.

Sunday, September 28
Stand-Up Paddle Boarding on Ghost River
Memphis, Tennessee | $75/$85
Try your hand at the increasingly popular sport of stand-up paddle boarding and see what all the rage is about; located on the beautiful Ghost Fork of the Wolf River.

October 10-12
Backpacking the Appalachian Trai
Dawsonville, Georgia | $100/$120
Start your adventure with breath-taking views of Amicalola Falls State Park, and continue on to the approach trail of the famous Appalachian Trail. Participants must be in good physical condition.

Sunday, October 19
Kayaking & Fishing Wall Doxey State Park
Abbeville, Mississippi | $20/$25
A fun trip to nearby Wall Doxey is just what’s needed the day after the Rebs beat the Vols. Rod and reel provided, but a Mississippi fishing license is required.

October 24-26
Caving Mammoth Cave
Brownsville, Kentucky | $150/$180
Explore the longest known cave system in the world. Venture away from the developed parts of the cave into muddy crawls and dusty tunnels on the Wild Cave Tour. We provide the coveralls, you provide the guts.

Sunday, November 9
Hiking Dismals Canyon
Phil Campbell, Alabama | $40/$60
Explore strange and beautiful labyrinths of caverns and caves among the shadows of this primeval sunken forest. It’s a great day trip, and transportation is included.

November 14-16
Backpacking the Appalachian Trail (Section 2)
Dawsonville, Georgia | $100/$120
Start your adventure with breath-taking views of Amicalola Falls State Park, and continue on to the approach trail of the famous Appalachian Trail. Participants must be in good physical condition.

Saturday, November 15
Rebel Trail Challenge – Adventure Race
Oxford, Mississippi | $20/person
Two-person teams (men’s, women’s, & corec divisions) will compete in a 4-mile Spartan-style foot race through the Thacker Mountain Rail Trails (aka Whirlpool Trails) off Chucky Mullins Drive. The course winds through wooded trails, natural impediments, and a few man-made obstacles – and you choose your level: Rebel Elite or Rebel Rookie.  At just $20 per person, you can’t afford not to participate. So find a teammate, start training, then show up on race day with your fan section and show everyone you have the REBEL SPIRIT. Registration and details online – please click the link above.

November 21-23
Horsepacking Big South Fork National Forest
Oneida, Tennessee | $275/$300
Situated close to the Kentucky border, this National Forest is home to beautiful vistas, gorges, and overlooks; we will join Southeast Pack Trips for a full day adventure on horseback to see the terrain from a higher vantage point; we will camp at the outfitter close to the horse stables.

December 13-20
Skiing and Snowboarding the Rockies
Crested Butte, Colorado | $1,020/$1,050
Enjoy 5 days of lift tickets and stay at the Grand Lodge, located only 200 yards from the slopes. The Lodge offers exceptional amenities including a fitness center, the Wildflower Spa, an indoor/outdoor heated pool, and an outdoor hot tub. Lift tickets, lodging, and airport shuttle are included in registration. Airfare is not included. Please contact the Ole Miss Outdoors office fore more information: 662-915-6735.

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December 13-20
Wilderness First Responder Certification
Oxford, Mississippi  | $575/$600
The Wilderness First Responder course will teach you the techniques for backcountry first aid. The WFR is the gold standard in the outdoor community in identifying those who are committed to safety. If you want a job in the outdoor recreation field, or if you are an avid outdoor enthusiast, this certification is a must.  The course is taught by an instructor with Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities and hosted at the University of Mississippi.