Stout Adventures Winter Gear and Trips

Allison Take2Winter is in full swing here in Menomonie. If you’re new to living in a winter wonderland, or if you’ve lived here your whole life, here are some great options to get outside, be active, and enjoy the snow.

Stout Adventures is your place to rent outdoor gear on campus, participate in awesome trips led by staff trip leaders, and explore the area. To see a full listing of equipment rentals and prices, check out http://www.uwstout.edu/urec/adventures/equipment.cfm.

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Stout Adventures will take you exploring

There is no experience, equipment, or transportation necessary to go on a trip through Stout Adventures. They provide everything — all worked into the cost of the trip. A full listing of this semester’s trips and clinics can be found online at http://www.uwstout.edu/urec/adventures/tripsclinics.cfm.

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Go Snowshoeing

Daily rates for snowshoe rentals are $5 for students and $8 for community members. In Menomonie, we have Hoffman Hills State Recreation Area and the Red Cedar State Trail, both of which are great options with miles of trails to explore. Stout Adventures is leading a Snowshoeing Trip on February 6th to explore and trek along the beautiful Red Cedar Trail.

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Try Going Cross Country

Daily rates for cross country ski package rentals, which include skis, poles, and boots, are $7 for students and $10 for community members. Both the Red Cedar State Trail and the Hoffman Hills State Recreation Area are great options. Stout Adventures is hosting a Cross Country Skiing Trip on Valentine’s Day, February 14. So if you’re looking for a fun adventure for you or you and your sweetie, sign-up and reserve spots to go on this trip. The cost is $15 for Stout students and $20 for community members.

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Try Some High Adventure

If you’re looking for some high-level adventure, Stout Adventures is partnering up with neighboring schools UW-Eau Claire and UW-River Falls for an Ice Climbing Trip in Sandstone, Minnesota on Feb. 20. The cost is $50 for Stout students and $60 for community members.

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Sleep Under The Stars and In The Snow

They have tents, -15 degree sleeping bags, sleeping pads, cook stoves, coolers, crazy creek chairs, and more. Plan a trip with friends and Stout Adventures will outfit your adventure.

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Hike the Trail

If you’re a planner and looking ahead, Stout Adventures is leading a Spring Break Trip Backpacking the Appalachian Trail. It will be an amazing journey, traversing the scenic trail with great people. The cost is $500 for Stout students and $600 for community members.

For more information about Stout Adventures, you can stop by in-person, call, or go on-line today at http://www.uwstout.edu/urec/adventures/index.cfm.

Happy trails!

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