Outdoor Adventures

The Outdoor Adventure program offers a variety of recreational activities and instruction provided by a qualified group of experienced instructors. Our friendly staff can help you learn proper outdoor skills in a variety of  environments. Take that first memorable step to experience the fun, challenge, and excitement of Outdoor Adventures!


Center Activities Staff: All Outdoor Trip Leaders have strong backgrounds in the fields they teach. Each trip leader must have a minimum of First Aid and CPR certification. They also have skills, training and experience necessary for specific activities such as back-country medicine and rock climbing certifications.

Backpacking the Marble Mountains

July 8 - 10
Our local wilderness areas are beautiful and the marble mountains are no exception. One of California’s oldest formally designated wilderness areas, it is known for its namesake, Marble Mountain, an outstanding limestone feature.

Graduation Trinidad Hiking Tour (No Longer Available: Low Enrollment)

May 15
Humboldt area has beautiful coastlines and a vast array of hiking trails that follow it. Join us for an easy to moderate day hike on the beaches and through the forests of Trinidad. Enjoy the day soaking in the ocean breezes and taking in the breathtaking scenery of Humboldt’s North Coast.

Leave No Trace Seminar

April 13

When adventuring in the outdoors, there is nothing more important than protecting the areas we use and love. Leave No Trace is an internationally recognized program that utilizes a set of ethics that helps us to understand how to reduce our impact in the backcountry as well as the frontcountry.

Backpacking Seminar

March 30

This seminar is designed to help you get out into the back country on your own. Our experienced backpacking instructor will touch on  equipment, layering, food packs, water purification, Leave No Trace  principles, local spots, and maps.

Cross Country Skiing

February 20

This is a one-day excursion to the snow for first time cross-country skiers and for those who wish to improve their skills. You will receive individual instruction in cross-country skiing including flatland and downhill techniques. Bring a friend or family member and enjoy a day in the snow!

Backpacking the Marble Mountains

April 29 - May 1

Our local wilderness areas are beautiful and the Marble Mountains are no exception. One of California’s oldest formally designated wilderness areas, it is known for its namesake, Marble Mountain, an outstanding limestone feature.

Backpacking the Trinity Alps

April 22 - 24

Clear streams, grassy meadows, waterfalls, swimming holes, alpine lakes await in the Trinity Alps Wilderness Area. This backpacking trip offers the experience of back country exploration and the opportunity to meet other backpackers.

Top Rope & Traditional Climbing at Moonstone Beach

March 26
Whether you are new to the ropes or an experienced traditional climber, come sharpen your skills at one of Humboldt’s most popular crags!

Women's Backpacking

April 8-10

Join us for a backpacking outing specifically catered to women! This trip is ideal for those looking for a chance to enjoy the peace and serenity of the wilderness with an opportunity to make friends with like-minded ladies. The destination will be discussed at the pre-trip meeting.

Backpacking the Lost Coast (No Longer Available: Low Enrollment)

April 15 - 17

Looking for a bit of a challenge, but aren’t ready to traverse steep mountains? The Lost Coast of southern Humboldt County is an area that is unique to the entire coast of California. It is the largest road less area on this coastline, with 25 miles of dynamic ocean views and un-crowded beaches.



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