Hike & Backpack

BACKPACKING & HIKING

From local adventures in Saguaro National Park and Coronado National Forest to exploring Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend, we have something for every skill level and interest. All trips are guided by Outdoor Rec staff and include transportation both to and from Outdoor Rec, equipment, and meals in the field (night hikes do not have a meal but include a light snack)

NIGHT HIKE

The Outdoor Rec team is gearing up to provide this exciting night hike! Come explore all the wonders of the Sonoran Desert at night. Highlights include opportunities to see bats, scorpions, tarantulas, rattle snakes and more! 

Exertion Level: Low/Moderate

PROVIDED BY OUTDOOR REC:

  • Transportation
  • Lunch
  • Leadership and Instruction
  • Trip cost does not include personal clothing

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Wellness dimension: environmental
Wellness dimension: intellectual
Wellness dimension: physical

Where & When

March 6, 2020
Fridays
6:00pm - 12:00pm

Enrollment

Nov 25, 2019 - Mar 1, 2020

Min: 6

Max: 12

Fees

MemberNon-Member
$15$25

ZION CAMP & HIKE

Join Outdoor recreation on a weekender up to Zion National Park! Come camp and hike with us as we explore on of Americas most visited National Parks. With canyon views and hard summit hikes, we see Zion bottom to top. Perfect trip for anyone looking to boost their instagram game while racking up miles on the trail. 

Exertion Level: Moderate  

      Provided by Outdoor Recreation

  • Transportation
  • Lodging
  • Meals-Saturday breakfast through Sunday Lunch
  • Permits
  • Leadership and instruction
  • Cooking and camping equipment

 

Register

Wellness dimension: intellectual
Wellness dimension: physical
Wellness dimension: social

Intro Meeting

Before participating in this activity, you are required to attend a mandatory introductory meeting.

Where & When

March 20, 2020 - March 22, 2020

Enrollment

Nov 25, 2019 - Mar 15, 2020

Min: 6

Max: 24

Fees

MemberNon-Member
$195$225

Day Hike: Hutch's Pool

Tucked in the Catalina Mtns is Hutch's Pool. Hutch's Pool day hike is the perfect excursion away with its scenic pools to splash in. Enjoy the cool breezes, the shade of the trees, and excellent views from several high vantage points, all while getting a good workout hiking along desert ridges. We'll start at Sabino Canyon and hike into the Catalina Mtns and put in around 7-8 miles.

Exertion: moderate. 

PROVIDED BY OUTDOOR ADVENTURES:

  • Transportation (15-Passenger Van)
  • Leadership and instruction
  • Lunch

Trip cost does not include personal clothing or dinner.

Register

Wellness dimension: emotional
Wellness dimension: financial
Wellness dimension: occupational

Where & When

March 21, 2020
Saturdays
8:00am - 8:00pm

Enrollment

Jul 25, 2019 - Mar 15, 2020

Min: 6

Max: 12

Fees

Member - $35
Non-Member - $45

Grand Canyon Trip

Join Outdoor Recreation for a scenic tour of the Grand Canyon! Venture to the beautiful Southern Rim of Grand Canyon National Park where we will spend the weekend camping in Mather campground, and doing various hikes in the park. We will hike down into the canyon, as well as explore some of the trails to overlooks along the rim of the canyon.

Exertion Level: Moderate  

      Provided by Outdoor Recreation

  • Transportation
  • Lodging
  • Meals-Saturday breakfast through Sunday Lunch
  • Permits
  • Leadership and instruction
  • Cooking and camping equipment

Register

Wellness dimension: financial
Wellness dimension: occupational
Wellness dimension: spiritual

Intro Meeting

Before participating in this activity, you are required to attend a mandatory introductory meeting.

Where & When

March 27, 2020 - March 29, 2020

Enrollment

Jul 25, 2019 - Mar 22, 2020

Min: 6

Max: 24

Fees

Member - $175
Non-Member - $200

ARAVAIPA CANYON CAMP & HIKE

Join Outdoor Rec for a weekend at a special oasis within the desert, Aravaipa Canyon. With towering canyon walls and a year round flowing water, filled with active animal life and diverse fauna this trip is sure to show Arizona native and out of towners the beauty the desert has. 

Exertion Level: Moderate  

      Provided by Outdoor Recreation

  • Transportation
  • Lodging
  • Meals-Saturday Lunch through Sunday Lunch
  • Permits
  • Leadership and instruction
  • Cooking and camping equipment

Register

Wellness dimension: emotional
Wellness dimension: environmental
Wellness dimension: intellectual

Intro Meeting

Before participating in this activity, you are required to attend a mandatory introductory meeting.

Where & When

March 28, 2020 - March 29, 2020

Enrollment

Nov 25, 2019 - Mar 22, 2020

Min: 6

Max: 12

Fees

MemberNon-Member
$125$150

Antelope Canyon Camp and Hike

This spring we are bringing back an old favorite, the 3-day 2-night Antelope Canyon Camp & Hike. We'll explore this timeless canyon and make a day trip to nearby iconic Horseshoe Bend.  This laid-back camping trip is sure to make memories, so don't forget your camera and get ready to be Instagram famous!

 PROVIDED BY OUTDOOR REC:

  • Transportation
  • Leadership and instruction
  • Food
  • Specialty Equipment

Trip cost does not include personal clothing.

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Wellness dimension: environmental
Wellness dimension: social
Wellness dimension: spiritual

Intro Meeting

Before participating in this activity, you are required to attend a mandatory introductory meeting.

Where & When

April 3, 2020 - April 5, 2020

Enrollment

Jul 25, 2019 - Mar 22, 2020

Min: 6

Max: 12

Fees

Member - $200
Non-Member - $235

DAY HIKE

Getting high on Mt. Lemmon will be a refreshing escape from the valley’s heat. Enjoy the cool breezes, the shade of the trees, and excellent views from several high vantage points, all while getting a good workout hiking along the high mountain ridges.

Exertion: moderate.

PROVIDED BY OUTDOOR ADVENTURES:

  • Transportation (15-Passenger Van)
  • Leadership and instruction
  • Lunch

Trip cost does not include personal clothing or dinner.

Register

Wellness dimension: environmental
Wellness dimension: financial
Wellness dimension: intellectual

Where & When

Coronado National Forest

April 18, 2020
Saturdays
8:00am - 6:00pm

Fees

MemberNon-Member
$35$55

Getting high on Mt. Lemmon will be a refreshing escape from the valley’s heat. Enjoy the cool breezes, the shade of the trees, and excellent views from several high vantage points, all while getting a good workout hiking along the high mountain ridges.

Exertion: moderate.

PROVIDED BY OUTDOOR ADVENTURES:

  • Transportation (15-Passenger Van)
  • Leadership and instruction
  • Lunch

Trip cost does not include personal clothing or dinner.

Register

Wellness dimension: emotional
Wellness dimension: physical
Wellness dimension: social

Where & When

May 2, 2020
Saturdays
8:00am - 6:00pm

Enrollment

Nov 25, 2019 - Apr 26, 2020

Min: 4

Max: 12

Fees

MemberNon-Member
$35$45