Overnight Climbing Trip at Lake Perris, CA Mar 22 to Mar 23
We're heading north to Perris, CA for an incredible weekend of climbing!!
Registration closes Tue, March 18th at 7:00pm!
Lake Perris is a well known climbing spot just outside of Riverside County which has some of the tallest climbing south of the Sierra Nevada. Our campsites are right on the lake across from the infamous Big Rock climbing area.
On this trip we are going to spend all day Saturday and Sunday morning climbing. Everyone from first time climbers to friends of Chris Sharma are welcome. We'll spend a bit of time going over basic climbing principles and belaying but most of the time will be in hanging out* at Lake Perris!
Aquatics Guide Training 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, Mar 22
The Outdoor Leadership Program will be running an aquatics training in Mission Bay. We will be covering the basics of how to run Great Escapes Kayaking, Surfing or Canoeing Trips.
We will be covering:
- Water Safety and Risk Management for Aquatics trips
- Kayak and Surf Basics
- Basic Kayak Rescue
- Essentials of guiding Kayaking and Surfing trips
- and other aquatics topics
We will be hanging out on the water and on the beach having a BBQ for a good part of the day, don't forget your sunscreen.
Sign up below!
Mountain Biking at Lake Hodges to , Mar 29
UPDATE: Trip date moved to MARCH 29th due to recent Rain
Do you enjoy mountain biking? Do you want to try it for the first time? We welcome all ranges of experience as we head to Lake Hodges for a beautiful single track ride around the lake.
We will be go over some basic mountain bike safety and practicing some crucial skills including shifting and single-track trail riding skills. This will be a wonderful day of riding and enjoying a beautiful part of San Diego county.
We have a few new mountain bikes available to rent if you do not own one, so come into the ARC sometime and try out the sizes we have to make sure you know we have a bike that fits you. We would love to have you out there!
Mud Caving Extravaganza to , Mar 29
Anza Borrego is one of the most beautiful and interesting parts of Southern California but is rarely visited by the majority of the populous. I'm telling you, it's stinkin' cool. And we are going to be having a ton of fun enjoying the caves and the hot springs in the park. After that we are going to enjoy a chilly night under the desert moon. What a better way to wake up than to world renowned Julian Pie Company pie and ice cream?? I can think of none. So grab your bandanna, your headlamp, your sleeping bag and your sweet tooth and join us for a crazy pants trip!
*We provide all backpacks, sleeping bags, food, and most importantly we purchase the Julian Pie and Ice Cream! Anything you could possibly need we will provide and we welcome anyone of any experience to share in this great community of adventure minded people.
**Remember, your spot is not reserved until you have registered AND paid.
Update: Registration will be open until 5pm on Tuesday, March 25th! Sign up now!
Surf Weekend to , Apr 5
It's that time of year again! Time to hit the waves for a wonderful Surfing Weekend!
We've booked some prime campsites in San Clemente and we'll bring up all of our gear. All levels of surf skill are welcome!
The weekend will be spent enjoying the beach for all it's worth, whether you are an experienced surfer or you would like to learn to surf for your first time, this trip is catered to all levels of experience. Along with surfing we will be hanging out in the sand playing volleyball or frisbee, enjoying fellowship around the campfire, dinning on the delicious burritos from the local taco shop and having a great time sleeping out under the stars listening to the waves crash. We'll leave early Saturday morning and have the whole day to catch waves and laze around before heading back Sunday around noon. We have a few surfboards and a few wet suits to rent if you do not have one . We would love to have you out there for this awesome weekend!
San Diego Bay Road Bike! to , Apr 12
UPDATE: Trip has been postponed due to rain! New Event Date is April 12th!
Are you a cyclist at Point Loma? We would love to invite all of you to join the road biking community in Great Escapes on a beautiful 40 mile bike around the bay. We will bike down Canon road, into downtown, and hop onto the ferry to get onto Coronado island. Then it's a gorgeous ride around the bay back to downtown and to campus.
We will be using your meal plan to get you a bagged lunch from the caf.
*If you wish to choose your own lunch, choose that from the drop-down price selection so we know not to order you a lunch!
You MUST bring a road bike on the trip. If you don't have one, borrow a friends! We also have a mountain bike trip going out on the same day so check it out if you'd rather be hitting the hills!
If you have any questions please contact us at [email protected]