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Raider Wilderness Experience
Move-in on September 21, 2014
Pre-trip Meeting September 21 (evening)
Adventure begins on September 22

The Raider Wilderness Experience (RWE) offers a great chance to start your college career with adventure and challenge. These safety minded, small group adventures are all led by SOU student staff to some of the best outdoor locations in the region. These fun and challenging adventures are a great way to make friends and have some time to reflect on your transition to university life. All adventures include instruction, meals, equipment, park entrance fees, three nights of camping fees as well as transportation. No experience is necessary for any of our adventures. Cost is $350 and space is limited!

  • Backpacking Adventure. Challenge yourself over four days spent on this true wilderness adventure in some of the region’s most stunning wilderness. Excellent opportunities for swimming and nature photography exist on this adventure. This is the best trip for those wishing for deep connection with the natural environment. All experience levels are welcome.    
  • Intro to Mountain Biking. Start your college experience on two wheels. Spend four days advancing your mountain biking skills on a variety of Oregon trails. This experience includes lessons, lots of great coaching from our experienced student staff, as well as biking equipment. All experience levels are welcome. 
  • Whitewater and Rock Climbing Multi-sport Challenge. Sweet! Enjoy two days of rock climbing and two days of whitewater rafting with professionally trained student staff. All experience levels are welcome.