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Like mountain-biking? Want to learn? Spend two days practicing your skills and enjoying the outdoors at Kettle Moraine State Forest. Trails such as the John Muir Trail claim to be some of the best off-road trails in the Midwest. Participants can choose levels ranging from beginner to intermediate. A variety of loops will introduce bikers...
Go to the next level with a whitewater immersion weekend focusing on developing whitewater fundamentals in Class I-III rapids. No previous experience is necessary. A pre-trip meeting takes place at 9 p.m. today in the Outing Centre. The group will camp five hours north of DeKalb near Langlade, Wis., and paddle the wild and scenic...
Enjoy the “last weekend of summer” in the beautiful scenery on the shore of Lake Superior in northern Michigan. Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore contains 42 miles of the North Country National Scenic Trail, and travelers will hike approximately 15 miles of this gentle terrain. Sand and rock formations along the largest, coldest and most pristine...
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Recreation Services will host two day trips this weekend that offer students a chance to relax before final exams. To register for either trip or to rent outdoor gear for personal adventures this summer, visit the Outing Centre from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call (815) 753-9422, e-mail [email protected] or stop in the Outing...
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NIU’s Outdoor Adventures has two Wisconsin trips in the works this month. Register at the Outing Centre from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call (815) 753-9422, e-mail [email protected] or stop during business hours by the Outing Centre, located inside of the Student Recreation Center. White-water Rafting Friday, April 8, and Saturday, April...
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Recreation Services is planning two trips for Valentine’s Day weekend that put physical activity over roses, dinner and a movie. An ice skating trip is planned from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13, to Millennium Park in Chicago. Traveling by train into the city, travelers can enjoy skating at the McCormick Tribune Ice Rink. The energy...
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Recreation Services will host free clinics on cross-country skiing from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8, and Thursday, Feb. 10. Whether participants have never cross-country skied before or need to brush up, these clinics offer an introduction to this popular winter sport, help skiiers gear up and develop their skills and become active throughout the season. Come...
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Love the outdoors and seeing new places? What could be better than taking a trip with Outdoor Adventures this Spring Break! Outdoor Adventures is traveling down to Georgia to spend the week volunteering in the Chattahoochee National Forest.
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NIU’s Outdoor Adventures will offer a ski-snowboard trip the weekend of Friday, Feb. 4, through Sunday, Feb. 6, to Devil’s Head Ski Resort. The trip departs at 4 p.m. Friday and returns by 4 p.m. Sunday.
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Ready for some Outdoor Adventures? The Outing Centre of Recreation Services is planning two events for Groundhog Day — Wednesday, Feb. 2 — including a sledding trip. First, a winter sports clinic is scheduled from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Outing Centre. Come check out the great possibilities of winter, warm up with hot chocolate and...