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Backpacking and Camping

Need Help Paying for a Trip?

Campus Recreation is excited to offer a fee waiver for students interested in participating in programming at any of our centers, made possible through a partnership with Amazon. Any current and active fee paying UC Davis student can apply for a fee waiver to enroll in classes at less than the usual cost. More information can be found with the Campus Recreation Fee Waiver Application. If you are interested in obtaining a fee waiver, make sure to fill out the application ASAP. It could take up to 3 weeks for your application to be reviewed. Fee waiver funds can not be used to reimburse you for a trip you have already purchased.

Pricing:

A: UC Davis Student/ARC Member
B: Non-UC Davis Student/Non-ARC Member


Big Sur 3-day Camping 

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This trip is a great way to get acquainted with one of California's most popular destinations without having to leave all of your creature comforts at home. We will utilize a developed campsite so participants will be able to explore the area by foot during the day before returning to their camp for a nice dinner and a much needed rest.

Transportation, group gear, dinners and breakfastsare provided. Participants are responsible for their own personal camping equipment and lunches.

 

Important: Winter weather conditions can cause trips to cancel. Outdoor Adventures staff monitors weather patterns closely and will contact you as soon as possible if a cancellation must occur.

Yosemite Valley Camping 

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Experience Yosemite like famous explorer John Muir once did, by rambling through it's backcountry. Walk by glorious waterfalls, rest on granite slabs carved by ancient glaciers, and sleep under the pines. It doesn't get much better than this. This 2-day, 1-night trip is a great chance to explore this iconic place with experienced guides who will take you to the best spots!

Transportation, group gear, dinners and breakfasts are provided. Participants are responsible for their own personal camping equipment, $15 park entry fee and lunches.

Important: Winter weather conditions can cause trips to cancel. Outdoor Adventures staff monitors weather patterns closely and will contact you as soon as possible if a cancellation must occur.

Point Reyes Backpacking

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Explore the backcountry with a great group of companions and let the impressive scenery revitalize you. Outdoor Adventures guides will make sure you have the proper equipment and cover topics such as safety and leave no trace camping techniques. Trips are designed for beginners but great for more experienced backpackers looking for a weekend getaway. 

Transportation, group gear, dinners and breakfasts are provided. Participants are responsible for their own personal camping equipment and lunches.

 

Important: Winter weather conditions can cause trips to cancel. Outdoor Adventures staff monitors weather patterns closely and will contact you as soon as possible if a cancellation must occur.

Lost Coast Backpacking -Spring Break

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Join OA this Spring Break as we travel down California’s Lost Coast trail. During the course of this trip participants will walk down black sand beaches, view coastal wildlife and walk among the redwood trees of Northern California. This trip is beginner friendly, however, participants should be in good physical condition as you will be hiking 3-6 miles a day on sandy beaches while carrying equipment.

Transportation, group gear, and food are provided. Participants are responsible for their own personal camping equipment and snacks.

 

Important: Winter weather conditions can cause trips to cancel. Outdoor Adventures staff monitors weather patterns closely and will contact you as soon as possible if a cancellation must occur.

 

Trip Cancellation Policy

If you would like to cancel your spot on the trip, we can give you customer credit, which can be used toward another trip or gear that we rent out in our Rental Center. We can only issue a refund to your card if someone else takes your spot on the trip. There is a $10 transaction fee applied to all refunds. All registrations are considered final and customer credit can only be used at Outdoor Adventures.