Event Details

Each semester a series of two or more adventure based trips are planned for the student body. The trips give the students the opportunity to partake in a variety of activities. These activities include backpacking, rock climbing, whitewater rafting, skydiving, caving, biking, and more!

A trip with outdoor pursuits will:

  • Make available an opportunity to develop new skills
  • Expand appreciation of the wilderness
  • Teach how to adapt to new and challenging situations
  • Offer a change from "the everyday" routine
  • Create opportunities to build relationships

Ski & Snowboard at Jiminy Peak

Campus Recreation and Residential Life team up to provide UAlbany students an amazing trip to one of the premier mountains in the northeast.  With average snowfall of 100+ inches and 96% snowmaking coverage, Jiminy Peak is sure to offer plenty of terrain for skiers and boards alike.  Register today and take advantage of the extremely discounted rate.  No experience necessary! 
Date   3/7/2015
Ticket Price

 $35 Ski/Snowboard Rental

$50 Lift Ticket

$80 Lift Ticket & Rental Package

Deadline  TBD
Bus Departs   7AM (From Collins Circle)
Bus Returns   4:30PM (To Collins Circle)
Questions and Registration  Registration for this event is exclusively conducted at the Residential Life.  Register online at www.albany.edu/housing/events.shtml.  Registration questions, call 518-442-5875

White Water Rafting

Rafting on the Hudson River Gorge is a full day of exhilarating exploration and adventure.  The Hudson River Gorge is rated one of the Top 10 white water rafting runs in America.  This is an all-inclusive trip with all equipment provided including a wetsuit, booties, NYS Licensed guide (your safety is our #1 concern), riverside lunch and unforgettable experience on the river, and a delicious dinner. 

Date   10/11/2014
Price   $63 (Transportation Included)
Deadline  10/02/2014
Bus Departs    6:00 AM (From Collins Circle)
Bus Returns   5:00 PM (To Collins Circle)
Questions and Registration   Registration for this event is exclusively conducted at the Recreation Service Office (PE 110A).  All questions and registration can be addressed to Outdoorpursuits@albany.edu