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Trips and programs

Interested in a ready-made outdoor adventure? We offer local and regional trips for paddling, climbing, backpacking, and more. Come outside with us and play!

Spring 2019 schedule

Our trips are open to everyone, and our goal is always to provide quality adventure programming and instruction at a low cost. Two pricing rates are typically offered for students/members and non-members/community.

People climbing at Vertical Adventures
Vertical Adventures
  • Friday, February 22
  • 1-10pm
  • $25 | $30

Head down to Columbus, OH with us to Vertical Adventures climbing gym. Take a break from homework, meet new climbers, and try new routes.

People backpacking
Backpacking
  • March 22-23
  • Archer's Fork Trail
  • $45 | $55

Come backpack the hills of southern Ohio on this overnight adventure. Equipment, food, and transportation are provided.

Person climbing at the New River Gorge
Weekend climbing
  • April 5-7
  • New or Red River Gorge
  • $70 | $85

This trip to the world-renowned New/Red River Gorge is suited for climbers of all abilities. Climbing gear, food, camping equipment and transportation are all provided.

Person climbing at Whipps Ledges
Outdoor climbing
  • Friday, April 12
  • 10am-5pm
  • $10 | $15

Nothing quite beats climbing outdoors, and this trip to Logtown is suited for climbers of all abilities. Climbing gear, lunch, and transportation are all provided.

People whitewater rafting
Whitewater rafting
  • Saturday, April 13
  • 7am-8pm
  • $70 | $85

The Lower Youghiogheny is renowned for its Class III-IV whitewater. This guide-escorted trip includes lunch, provides a great introduction to whitewater, and is one of our most popular trips!

People doing yoga on paddleboards
SUP yoga
  • Friday, April 19
  • Mogadore Reservoir
  • $10 | $15

Push your yoga to the next level and take it to the water! No experience is required. Paddleboards and transportation are provided.

Person climbing at Whipps Ledges
Outdoor climbing
  • Friday, April 26
  • 10am-5pm
  • $10 | $15

Nothing quite beats climbing outdoors, and this trip to Logtown is suited for climbers of all abilities. Climbing gear, lunch, and transportation are all provided.

People kayaking on the Cuyahoga River
River kayaking
  • Saturday, April 27
  • 12pm-6pm
  • $20 | $25

Take an opportunity to enjoy paddling along the local Cuyahoga river. Beginner paddlers are welcome, and this trip includes paddling instruction from an ACA certified instructor. Transportation and equipment are provided.

Person on high ropes coures
Mohican Adventures Aerial Park
  • Sunday, April 28
  • 12pm-6pm
  • $42 | $50

Take your adventure to new heights! Progress from the easiest and lowest of the aerial adventure courses to the highest and most difficult. Transportation provided.

People enjoying Ledges Overlook at sunset
Hiking at Ledges Overlook
  • TBD
  • 1-5pm
  • $5 | $10

Hike to this rock outcropping, likely the most popular in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, that gives an unobstructed view across the valley. Transportation provided.

People enjoying Ledges Overlook at sunset
Hiking at Kendall Lake
  • Saturday, May 4
  • 1-5pm
  • $5 | $10

Hike around the largest lake in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, and be sure to bring your camera. Transportation provided.

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Jon Dent

Jon Dent

Zips Rec Outdoor Adventure