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Planning a trip but don't have all the gear you need?  Check out our inventory of hiking, camping, kayaking gear that won't break the bank.

From day hikes & paddling trips on local trails & waterways to week long rock climbing excursions.  Check out our Events Calendar regularly to stay up to date on upcoming trips you won't want to miss!

Brush up on old skills or learn a new one!  The OAC offers a variety of workshops throughout the year.  If you don't see a clinic available on your topic of interest, let us know.  We'd be glad to share our knowledge with you on a more informal basis.

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Closed

August 30, 2014

Climbing Center will be Closed

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Events

Route Setting

Route Setting

October 22, 2014 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

If you climb routes in the gym and have always wanted to try creating one of your own, sign up for this Climbing 201 workshop! Everyone has a unique climbing style. Setting routes is a great way...

Intro to Land Navigation

Intro to Land Navigation

October 25, 2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

If you enjoy spending time in remote areas, this is a must-have skill for getting to and from your destination safely.  Participants will first learn the basics of reading a topographic map, plotting...

Intro to Geocaching

Intro to Geocaching

November 3, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Geocaching, a game of hunting for hidden containers (caches) using a handheld GPS device is rapidly growing around the world.  With over 2 million hidden world-wide & over 1,000 in the greater...

Sport Lead (Indoor)

Sport Lead (Indoor)

November 5, 2014 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

This is a Climbing 201 Workshop. It is intended for those who wish to be approved for sport climbing at the GVSU Climbing Center. Participants in this workshop must have demonstrated to a Climbing...

Ascending

Ascending

November 13, 2014 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

How can you climb without ever touching the wall? Learn the answer to this question and more with this Climbing 201 Workshop. Ascending is a method of climbing a rope using a mechanical device...

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Sports Facilities

 
 

Don't enjoy epic adventures, spectacular landscapes, and the constant fear of being attacked by the local wildlife?  Check out our other sport facilities to stay active in a more traditional way.