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.


Sunday, July 5
Canoeing & Kayaking on the Tallahatchie River
Abbeville, MS ($25/$30)

July 10-12
Backpacking & Water Fall Hiking at Foster Falls
Jasper, TN ($75/$85)

Saturday, August 1
Canoeing & Kayaking on the Ghost River
Moscow, TN ($50/$60)


PREVIOUS TRIPS/CLINICS (SPRING 2015)

January 15-19
Rebel Challenge Course Certification
Oxford, MS | $175/$350

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January 23
OMOD Promotional Day 
Turner Center Lobby | no cost
Are you currently experiencing wanderlust? Then come get your adventure fix!
Get to know the Ole Miss Outdoors staff, sample delicious camp and backcountry snacks, and find out about all of the fun adventures on which you can join us this semester on Friday, January 23 at the Turner Center. Trip Leaders and RCC Facilitators will be available to answer any questions you have about OMOD’s events and trips, and will be able to provide information about local ventures that are totally worth exploring.
See you soon!

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January 30
Outdoor Clubs Interest Meetings
Turner Center 110 | no cost
Come check out all the cool outdoor clubs that OMOD and Intramural/Sport Clubs are bringing back this semester! OMOD employees will be leading and teaching the groups at first, but we encourage anyone who has skills and wants to share to become more involved. Likewise, if you have ever wanted to try your hand at a variety of outdoor adventures, now is your chance! 

Potential Clubs for Spring 2015 (will be based on interest & attendance):
Grimy Grippers Climbing & Bouldering Club
Landsharks Kayak & Kayak Water Polo Club
Muddy Buddies Trail Running Club
Fat Tire Mountain Biking Club
Black Bear Hiking Club

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January 31-February 1
Rock & Roll Clinic
Tishomingo State Park & Turner | $50/$60
Learn two invaluable outdoor skills in one weekend: top rope climbing and the whitewater kayak Eskimo roll! There is an option to complete just one clinic for a discounted rate.
School of Rock – Saturday, January 31
Kayak Roll Clinic – Sunday, February 1

February 1
Kayak Polo Interest Meeting
Turner Center 110 | no cost
Interested in playing the exhilarating and fast-paced game of kayak water polo? Join us for an introductory meeting and match to learn more about the sport and opportunities to play this semester. Be sure to bring your bathing suit!
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February 6-8
Overnight Caving & Hiking Trip
Raccoon Mountain, TN  | $150/$160
Explore the Tennessee mountains inside and out! Spend the day hiking in the beautiful Cloudland Canyon State Park and the night exploring and sleeping in the caverns of Raccoon Mountain.
http://gastateparks.org/CloudlandCanyon
http://www.raccoonmountain.com/

February 13-15
Bass & Trout Fishing Trip
Bull Shoals, AR | $70/$80
Cast out your reel in the world famous fishing grounds of Bull Shoals, AR. Bass are abundant in the clear water Bull Shoals lake and trout flourish in the White River below, a Blue Ribbon fishing destination.
http://www.arkansasstateparks.com/bullshoalswhiteriver/   
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February 14
Valentine’s Day Couples Challenge
Rebel Challenge Course | $15/person
Hearts’a’burstin for some partner adventure? Come to the Rebel Challenge Course wit’ yo boo and compete to win a gift card for a  romantic Valentine’s dinner at a local restaurant. Are you game? 

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February 21
Unified Day Hike
Thacker Mountain Trails | $20/$25
Join OMOD for this unique and inclusive event offered in conjunction with Student Disability services.
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February 20-22
Backpacking Trip
Sipsey Wilderness, AL | $50/$60
Nicknamed the “Land of 1000 Waterfalls,” this stretch of wilderness is sure to delight even the most veteran backpacker. Join OMOD for a true backcountry backpacking experience in one of the most beautiful areas of the Southeast.
http://www.alabamatrail.org/hikingAL/Sipsey/Sipsey.htm
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February 27-March 1
Top Rope Climbing/Bouldering Trip
Sandrock, AL | $75/$85
Climb and rock on to a weekend full of fun in Alabama. Hone in on your climbing abilities amongst some of the best routes the South has to offer.
http://www.southeastclimbing.com/climbing_areas/alabama/sandrock.htm
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Friday, March 6 – Sunday, March 15
Spring Break Service Trip
Canoe the Mississippi River | $460/$480
Want to do something different with your Spring Break? Come join OMOD to paddle and preserve the mighty and muddy Mississippi.
http://www.island63.com/

 

Friday, March 6 – Sunday, March 15
Spring Break Adventure Trip
Kayaking & Snorkeling
Key West, FL | $650/$700
The southern-most point of the US is truly an escape from reality. Explore the brilliant clear blue waters of The Florida Keys from several perspectives on this unique beach adventure.
http://www.floridarambler.com/florida-canoeing-kayaking-paddling/florida-keys-kayaking-indian-key-history/
http://www.floridapaddlingtrails.com/trips.asp?region=15
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March 17
Press Your Luck Climbing Comp
Rebel Challenge Course | $10/$15
Chalk up and press your luck on St. Paddy’s Day to see who’s the best climber at the Rebel Challenge Course.
 

March 20-22
Hang Gliding Trip
Lookout Mountain, GA | $270/$280
If you’re a bird, we’re a bird! Come fly in the sky with OMOD as learn the basics of hang gliding before taking a tandem hang glide above 1200 ft on Lookout Mountain.
http://www.hanglide.com/
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March 22
Unified Canoe Trip
Wall Doxey State Park, MS | $30/$35
Join OMOD for this unique and inclusive event offered in conjunction with Student Disability services.
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March 27-29
White Water Kayaking
Nantahala River, NC | $115/$120
Join OMOD on the mild, but exciting Class II-III section of North Carolina’s Nantahala river. Our trip leaders will guide the adventure; providing instruction, safety, and fun for participants of all skill levels!
http://www.visitnantahalanc.com/whitewater.html
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April 10-12
Overnight Canoe Trip
Buffalo River, AR | $115/$120
Prepare to journey from running rapids to quiet pools while surrounded by massive bluffs as you cruise through the Ozark Mountains down to the Buffalo National River. We’ll camp along the riverside on this 20+ mile paddle.
http://www.buffaloriver.com/multi-day-float-trips/
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April 17-19
White Water Rafting
Chattooga River, SC | $240/$250
Considered the best rafting in the Southeast, join OMOD as we explore the exciting and exhilarating Section IV of the Chattooga River. Get ready for the extreme as we paddle a series of Class IV and V+ rapids on this river adventure!
http://noc.com/plan-your-trip/chattooga-river
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April 22
Earth Day Yoga & Hike
Thacker Mountain Trails | $15/$20
Celebrate Earth Day in the best way possible – a leisurely hike to the top of Thacker Mountain with OMOD and a relaxing yoga session with some the Turner Center’s most engaging yoga instructors.
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Saturday, May 30
Hiking at Dismals Canyon Conservancy
Phil Campbell, AL ($35/$40)

 

Saturday, June 13
Climbing & Bouldering at Tishomingo State Park
Tishomingo, MS ($35/$40)
June 26-28
White Water Kayaking on the Locust Fork
Snead, AL ($80/$90)