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Fall 2019 Adventure Trips & Workshops

 

Bike To and Kayak Belle Isle Day Trip

  • Trip Date: Saturday, September 22
  • Trip Time: Leaves Mort Harris RFC at 10am
  • Trip Info: Meet at the MHRFC at 10am, bike 6.8 miles to Belle Isle RKC Aventures. Kayak around Belle Isle for two hours. Bike back to MHRFC. Biking to and from Belle Isle will include views on the Riverfront and the Dequindre Cut. Open for beginner to advanced experience levels!
  • Cost: $25 for WSU Students and includes kayak rental, and bike rental (if needed). Food is not included. 
  • Required Pre Trip Meeting: Thursday, September 20 at 7pm at MHRFC

Day Hike at Bird Hills Nature Area, Ann Arbor

  • Trip Date: October 13
  • Trip Time: Leaves Mort Harris RFC at 12pm
  • Trip Info: Meet at the MHRFC at 12pm. Hike is a 4.8 mile easy/beginner hike. Open for beginner to advanced experience levels!
  • Cost: $20 for WSU Students and includes transportation, and guided hike. Food is not included. 
  • Required Pre Trip Meeting: Thursday, October 11 20 at 7pm at MHRFC

Cavern Exploring & Hiking at Mammoth Caves

  • Trip Date: November 2-4
  • Trip Time: Leaves Mort Harris RFC at 9am on November 2
  • Trip Info:
    • Friday 11/2: Meet at the MHRFC at 8am. Pack and leave by 9am. Arrive at Maple Springs Campground around 5-6pm. Hike Good Springs West Trail (3.2mi)
    • Saturday 11/3: Day includes morning cave tour, afternoon hike of Heritage Trail Loop (.8mi), afternoon cave tour, and evening hike. 
    • Sunday 11/4: Leave to head back to MHRFC by 10am. Arrive back to campus around 6/7pm.
  • Cost: $125 for WSU Students and includes transportation, camping, cave tours, and hiking. Food is not included. 
  • Required Pre Trip Meeting: Thursday, October 25 at 7pm at MHRFC

Crank Night Climbing at Planet Rock, Madison Heights

  • Trip Date: November 28
  • Trip Time: Leaves Mort Harris RFC at 7:30pm
  • Trip Info: Meet at the MHRFC at 7:30pmpm. Carpool, or meet out at Planet Rock, and climb! Return to MHRFC by 11pm.
  • Cost: $10 for WSU Students and includes climbing will be paid at Planet Rock, not at MHRFC Front Desk. Transportation, or rental equipment at Planet Rock is not included. Rental Prices are as follows: harness = $4, shoes = $5, belay device: $1 
  • Required Pre Trip Meeting: Thursday, October 11 20 at 7pm at MHRFC

Registration for these trips can be taken care of at the front desk of the Mort Harris RFC. If you have any questions about our trips, please feel free to contact Melanie Stawkey at mstawkey@wayne.edu. You can also reach her office phone at (313) 577-6712.

 

Fall 2018 Workshops

New for Fall 2018, we have added Adventure Workshops. Sign up for all of these can be done at the climbing wall desk from 4-11pm, Monday through Friday and 2-7pm Saturday and Sunday. All of these workshops are free. More information on all of these workshops coming soon!

Intro to Hiking: September 27, 6pm

Outdoor Idenfification: Trail markers, animal tracks, and native plants: October 25, 6pm

Beginner Climbing Techniques: November 8, 7pm

Intermediate Climbing Techniques: November 9, 7pm

 

To view previous trip photos, click HERE

 

 

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