的 Outdoors Is for Everyone!
Whitman College’s Outdoor Program is here to help you discover it.

Whether you’re a curious newbie or an avid adventurer, the Outdoor Program (OP) offers something for you. With a state-of-the-art 攀爬 center, a full schedule of weekend trips, and for-credit courses, the OP provides countless opportunities to discover a new enthusiasm for outdoor recreation or to hone your skills in an activity you’re already passionate about. 

Explore with the Outdoor Program

的 OP runs trips most weekends throughout the school year. Open to all Whitman students, most OP的旅行 are designed for beginners with little to no experience, but a small portion of trips are for intermediate or advanced levels (and will be indicated as such). Activities include kayaking, 徒步旅行, mountain biking, 攀爬, 漂流, 滑雪, snow-shoeing, 攀冰, 和更多的! 的 Bob Carson Outdoor Fund can help cover some OP activity fees.

的 出租商店 is the OP’s hub. Students and community members can rent or purchase equipment from the shop for personal use. 的 出租商店 manages all of the equipment used on OP的旅行 and classes. 

的 攀爬 Center is Whitman college’s state-of-the-art 攀爬 wall. 的 wall is open to Whitman students, faculty and staff. 类 and clinics take place at the 攀爬 wall every week. 

的 OP also facilitates many of the Sports Studies, Recreation and 体育运动 (SSRA) classes on campus. We offer a variety of classes each semester, many of which include weekend trips to give students hands-on outdoor experience with their new skills.

Mission Statement

的 Outdoor Program is committed to providing equitable access for all to the outdoors. 的 Outdoor Program fosters personal growth, facilitates learning and creates recreational opportunities through skills and risk management training, leadership development, and environmentally sound trips in a supportive community.

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