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University Recreation Calendar of Events

    September

  • Tumbling Rock Caving

    Tumbling Rock, Jackson Co. AL
    08:00 am - 08:00 pm on September 6, 2015

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    Tumbling Rock Caving

    Tumbling Rock, Jackson Co. AL
    08:00 am - 08:00 pm on September 6, 2015

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    Located in Jackson Co. Al, Tumbling Rock Cave is a great introduc- tion for those wanting to learn about the wonders of caving. Cover- ing over 5 acres and lasting over 6 miles, this cave holds a plethora of geological wonders including Topless Dome, Christmas Tree Stalagmite, Hall of the Gods, and many more! No experience is needed for this adventure, so come join us for a day and discover a whole new world just beneath your feet! Registration for Outdoor Recreation fall trips are open! First come, first serve basis. Stop by the Outdoor Recreation office or call 348-7045 to reserve your spot. Check out our Fall 2015 Trip Schedule

  • Palisades Climbing

    Oneonta, AL
    08:00 am - 08:00 pm on September 13, 2015

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    Palisades Climbing

    Oneonta, AL
    08:00 am - 08:00 pm on September 13, 2015

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    Ready to take your climbing skills to new heights? Right outside of Oneonta, AL Palisades is a great experience for climbers of all levels to try outdoors top rope climbing. Never been top rope climbing? Guides will provide the necessary climbing equipment, safety instructions, and even a belay clinic to ensure a good time. Come join us on great routes such as Elephant’s Crack, Flake, and Cash- mere and explore with us on some of the other 90 routes Palisades offers. Registration for Outdoor Recreation fall trips are open! First come, first serve basis. Stop by the Outdoor Recreation office or call 348-7045 to reserve your spot. Check out our Fall 2015 Trip Schedule

  • Mountain Biking

    Tannehill Ironworks State Park
    08:00 am - 08:00 pm on September 20, 2015

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    Mountain Biking

    Tannehill Ironworks State Park
    08:00 am - 08:00 pm on September 20, 2015

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    Tannehill Ironworks State Park is unlike any other when it comes to the thrill of mountain biking. With a 200 foot elevation change over 16 miles of trail at varying difficulties, the park is a great way to explore a new and exciting side of the outdoors. Tannehill is all about introducing you to the mountain bike experience, so come join us for some technical training and fast-paced fun! Check out our Fall 2015 Trip Schedule

  • Sipsey Backpacking

    Bankhead National Forest
    08:00 am - 08:00 pm on September 26, 2015

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    Sipsey Backpacking

    Bankhead National Forest
    08:00 am - 08:00 pm on September 26, 2015

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    With 260 acres of limestone, sandstone, and virgin timber forests, the “Land of 1000 Waterfalls” lives up to its name of Alabama’s finest wilderness. Located in the Bankhead National Forest, the Sipsey Wilderness is one of the most visited wilderness areas in Alabama and is always in motion with its wildlife diversity and many water- falls. Come join us for a weekend getaway from the bustle and enjoy the beauty that is the Sipsey Wilderness. Registration for Outdoor Recreation fall trips are open! First come, first serve basis. Stop by the Outdoor Recreation office or call 348-7045 to reserve your spot. Check out our Fall 2015 Trip Schedule

  • Sand Rock Climbing

    Cherokee Rock Village
    08:00 am - 08:00 pm on September 27, 2015

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    Sand Rock Climbing

    Cherokee Rock Village
    08:00 am - 08:00 pm on September 27, 2015

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    If there wasn’t an incredible view, did you really rock climb? Located in Cherokee Rock Village, Sand Rock is home to a variety of routes for beginning and advanced climbers alike. Though top roping is the hot attraction for this site, Sand Rock hosts an array of boulder problems and a fantastic view of the Alabama landscape. We will provide necessary climbing gear and safety preparation to ensure a good time, so come join us and make the most of your adventure outdoors! Registration for Outdoor Recreation fall trips are open! First come, first serve basis. Stop by the Outdoor Recreation office or call 348-7045 to reserve your spot. Check out our Fall 2015 Trip Schedule

  • October

  • Bartram Canoe Trail Trip

    Mobile-Tensaw River Delta
    08:00 am - 08:00 pm on October 2, 2015

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    Bartram Canoe Trail Trip

    Mobile-Tensaw River Delta
    08:00 am - 08:00 pm on October 2, 2015

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    Located in the Mobile-Tensaw River Delta, the Bartram Canoe Trail is the perfect leisurely adventure to explore the wonders of South Alabama. Bartram Canoe Trail consists of 200 miles of trail and is the Nation’s second largest river delta. By day you will be able to paddle alongside a variety of wildlife and visit the Bottle Creek Native American Mounds, but by night you will have the unique opportunity of camping on a floating platform. Come join us in exploring this pristine sanctuary! Registration for Outdoor Recreation fall trips are open! First come, first serve basis. Stop by the Outdoor Recreation office or call 348-7045 to reserve your spot. Check out our Fall 2015 Trip Schedule

  • Bouldering Horse Pens 40

    St. Clair County near Steele, Alabama
    08:00 am - 08:00 pm on October 11, 2015

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    Bouldering Horse Pens 40

    St. Clair County near Steele, Alabama
    08:00 am - 08:00 pm on October 11, 2015

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    Looking for a change of scenery from the gym? Part of the Triple Crown Bouldering series, Horse Pens 40 holds a world-class reputa- tion for bouldering. HP 40 boasts over 200 different routes and problems for you to test out your skills. With festivals sometimes pushing 10,000 people, this is a great chance to get behind the scenes and discover the world of bouldering. Come join us for a challenging and reqarding experience! Registration for Outdoor Recreation fall trips are open! First come, first serve basis. Stop by the Outdoor Recreation office or call 348-7045 to reserve your spot. Check out our Fall 2015 Trip Schedule

  • Walls of Jericho Hiking

    Estillfork, AL (Alabama/Tennessee state line)
    08:00 am - 08:00 pm on October 11, 2015

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    Walls of Jericho Hiking

    Estillfork, AL (Alabama/Tennessee state line)
    08:00 am - 08:00 pm on October 11, 2015

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    Has someone told you recently to go take a hike? Well now you can! Straddling the Tennessee-Alabama line across more than 750 acres of land, the Walls of Jericho is the perfect place to live out that adventure. On this day hike, you will be able to trek alongside incredible waterfalls and see the impressive Amphitheater created by the walls. Not only is this site geologically impressive, but it is also biologically rich. Is there any reason to not be there with us? Registration for Outdoor Recreation fall trips are open! First come, first serve basis. Stop by the Outdoor Recreation office or call 348-7045 to reserve your spot. Check out our Fall 2015 Trip Schedule

  • Tumbling Rock Caving

    Jackson Co. AL
    08:00 am - 08:00 pm on October 18, 2015

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    Tumbling Rock Caving

    Jackson Co. AL
    08:00 am - 08:00 pm on October 18, 2015

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    Located in Jackson Co. AL, Tumbling Rock Cave is a great introduction for those wanting to learn about the wonders of caving. Cover- ing over 5 acres and lasting over 6 miles, this cave holds a plethora of geological wonders including Topless Dome, Christmas Tree Stalagmite, Hall of the Gods, and many more! This is your last chance of the semester, so come join us for a day and discover a whole new world just beneath your feet! Registration for Outdoor Recreation fall trips are open! First come, first serve basis. Stop by the Outdoor Recreation office or call 348-7045 to reserve your spot. Check out our Fall 2015 Trip Schedule

  • Palisades Climbing Trip

    Oneonta, AL
    08:00 am - 08:00 pm on October 25, 2015

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    Palisades Climbing Trip

    Oneonta, AL
    08:00 am - 08:00 pm on October 25, 2015

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    Ready to take your climbing skills to new heights? Right outside of Oneonta, AL Palisades is a great experience for climbers of all levels to try outdoors top rope climbing. Never been top rope climbing? Guides will provide the necessary climbing equipment, safety instructions, and even a belay clinic to ensure a good time. Come join us on great routes such as Elephant’s Crack, Flake, and Cash- mere and explore with us on some of the other 90 routes Palisades offers. Registration for Outdoor Recreation fall trips are open! First come, first serve basis. Stop by the Outdoor Recreation office or call 348-7045 to reserve your spot. Check out our Fall 2015 Trip Schedule

  • Smokey Mountain Backpacking

    Great Smokey Mountains
    08:00 AM - 08:00 PM on October 30, 2015

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    Smokey Mountain Backpacking

    Great Smokey Mountains
    08:00 AM - 08:00 PM on October 30, 2015

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    Dive into the wilderness with us on one of our most popular out- door adventures! On this trip, you will explore part of the Great Smoky Mountains along trails in the Tennessee-North Caroline border. You will even travel a portion of the Appalachian Trail! This trip includes the necessary gear for backpacking as well as breath-taking views and wildlife. Sign up soon and join us on the experience of a life time! Registration for Outdoor Recreation fall trips are open! First come, first serve basis. Stop by the Outdoor Recreation office or call 348-7045 to reserve your spot. Check out our Fall 2015 Trip Schedule

  • Okefenokee Canoe Trip

    Southern Georgia/Northern Florida
    08:00 AM - 08:00 PM on October 30, 2015

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    Okefenokee Canoe Trip

    Southern Georgia/Northern Florida
    08:00 AM - 08:00 PM on October 30, 2015

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    What if you could tell your friends you slept with the gators? Now is your opportunity to venture into the secluded southern sanctuary known as the Okefenokee Swamp. Located in Southern Georgia and Northern Florida, this 440,000 acre area is the largest unfragmented wilderness swamp in the Nation! Join us on this incredible weekend getaway as we enjoy what is considered one of the Natural Wonders of the World. Registration for Outdoor Recreation fall trips are open! First come, first serve basis. Stop by the Outdoor Recreation office or call 348-7045 to reserve your spot. Check out our Fall 2015 Trip Schedule

  • November

  • Ft. Stone Bouldering

    Little Rock City, outside Chattanooga, TN
    08:00 am - 08:00 pm on November 8, 2015

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    Ft. Stone Bouldering

    Little Rock City, outside Chattanooga, TN
    08:00 am - 08:00 pm on November 8, 2015

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    This is your last chance to get outdoors with us for the semester! The second of three Triple Crown Bouldering destinations, Stone Fort climbing has some of the best bouldering routes in the South- east. Contrary to the name of its location, Little Rock City, this site has massive rocks that boast a range of versatile problems of all difficulty levels just waiting to be conquered. Sign up now and come hang with us! Registration for Outdoor Recreation fall trips are open! First come, first serve basis. Stop by the Outdoor Recreation office or call 348-7045 to reserve your spot. Check out our Fall 2015 Trip Schedule