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Trip Registration

To sign up for UTC Outdoor Programs trips please visit the Aquatics & Recreation Center. Registration takes place in the Outdoors Center Office, located on the first floor of the Aquatics and Recreation Center (ARC)

Cancellation Info

Once payment for trips are received, partial refunds may be given if participant cancels by the registration deadline, typically 7 days before the trip. Please see our trip descriptions for registration deadlines. Refunds consist of 50% of the trip cost for cancellations. Cancellations made after the registration deadline will not be considered for a refund. To apply for a refund, the participant will need to complete the 'Customer Refund Request' form. UTC Outdoors reserve the right to cancel a program due to inclement weather, natural disasters, lack of participation, or extenuating circumstances. In the event we must cancel a program, a full trip refund will be provided automatically.

IMPORTANT: Some trips have a mandatory pre-trip meeting on the Tuesday before a trip. If you fail to attend the pre-trip meeting, you will be unable to attend the trip.

Note: 

These are high adventure activities so please be aware that there are risks involved. UTC Outdoors strives to minimize these risks, yet all elements of risks can never be eliminated. To prevent any problems, follow all instructions given by the trip leaders, follow all safety guidelines and regulations. Please read, fill out, sign and date the trip health form and hold harmless agreement. Your information will remain private.


Fall 2020 Trips


 

Date:  August 29th, 2020

Time:  9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Price:  $15.00

Registration Deadline:  August 25th, 2020 by 6:00 p.m. 

Pre-Trip Meeting:  August 25th, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. 

Description:  Join UTC Outdoors for a day of fun on the river! Our experienced trip leaders will teach the proper techniques to control our boats while we run class I & II rapids. If you have always wanted to try whitewater kayaking this is the perfect opportunity to spend a day on the water. No experience necessary. Cost includes transportation, equipment, and instruction.

Date:  August 30th, 2020

Time:  9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Price:  $15.00

Registration Deadline:  August 25th, 2020 by 6:00 p.m.

Description:  Go underground and explore Howards Waterfall Cave in Trenton, Georgia. If you have never been caving before, this a great first time cave to check out. Our experienced staff will guide you through dark, muddy passageways with many options to crawl through tight spaces. No experience necessary. Trip cost includes equipment, instruction, and transportation.

Date:  September 2nd, 2020

Time:  6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. 

Price:  $10.00

Registration Deadline:  September 1st, 2020 by 6:00 p.m. 

Description:  Join UTC Outdoors as we take a hike in the dark and watch as our path is lit up by the light of the full moon! Our experienced staff will select a perfect location for an illuminated experience. There is no better way to take a break from your week then exploring the mountains around you in a whole new perspective. No experience necessary. Trip cost includes transportation.

Date:  September 5th, 2020

Time:  9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Price:  $15.00

Registration Deadline:  September 1st, 2020 by 6:00 p.m. 

Pre-Trip Meeting:  September 1st, 21020 at 8:00 p.m. 

Description:  Throw on a helmet, bring your water, and join us on a mountain biking adventure to the Enterprise trail system. Come learn a new skill, freshen up on some old ones, and spend a Saturday with the fun folks at UTC Outdoors. No experience necessary. Cost includes equipment, transportation and instruction.

Date:  September 13th, 2020

Time:  9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Price:  $10.00

Registration Deadline:  September 8th, 2020 by 6:00 p.m. 

Description:  Go for a hike with UTC Outdoors. We will explore a local trail and swimming hole. You are sure to have a blast on this day hike. No experience necessary! Cost includes transportation and instruction. Please bring enough water for yourself and snacks for the day!

Date:  September 19th, 2020

Time:  9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Price:  $15.00

Registration Deadline:  September 15th, 2020 by 6:00 p.m. 

Pre-Trip Meeting: September 15th, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. in the pool

Description:  Join UTC Outdoors for a day of fun on the river! Our experienced trip leaders will teach the proper techniques to control our boats while we run class I & II rapids. If you have always wanted to try whitewater kayaking this is the perfect opportunity to spend a day on the water. No experience necessary. Cost includes transportation, equipment, and instruction.

Date:  September 26th, 2020

Time:  9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Price: $15.00

Registration Deadline:  September 22nd, 2020 by 6:00 p.m. 

Description:  Go underground and explore Howards Waterfall Cave in Trenton, Georgia. If you have never been caving before, this a great first time cave to check out. Our experienced staff will guide you through dark, muddy passageways with many options to crawl through tight spaces. No experience necessary. Trip cost includes equipment, instruction, and transportation.

Date:  October 3rd, 2020

Time:  9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Price:  $15.00

Registration Deadline:  September 29th, 2020 by 6:00 p.m. 

Description:  This full day adventure with our experienced staff will give you the opportunity to get outside while exploring one of Chattanooga’s most popular climbing areas! This trip is perfect for anyone who is looking to learn new skills or advance their knowledge. No experience necessary. Trip cost includes equipment, instruction, and transportation.

Date:  October 10th, 2020

Time:  6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. 

Price:  $10.00

Registration Deadline:  October 6th, 2020 by 6:00 p.m. 

Description:  Join UTC Outdoors as we take a hike in the dark to stargaze from a local overlook! Our experienced staff will select a perfect location for a peaceful experience. There is no better way to take a break from your week then exploring the mountains around you in a completely new perspective. No experience necessary. Trip cost includes transportation and guides.

Date:  October 17th, 2020

Time:  9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Price:  $15.00

Registration Deadline:  October 13th, 2020 by 6:00 p.m. 

Description:  Join UTC Outdoors for an awesome day of bouldering. LRC has options for both beginners and advanced climbers. No experience needed for this trip. Learn how to boulder outside, place crash pads, spot climbers, and improve your climbing technique. Cost includes equipment, instruction, and transportation. Please bring enough water for yourself and snacks for the day!

Date:  October 24th, 2020

Time:  9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Price:  $15.00

Registration Deadline:  October 20th, 2020 by 6:00 p.m. 

Description:  Go underground and explore Howards Waterfall Cave in Trenton, Georgia. If you have never been caving before, this a great first time cave to check out. Our experienced staff will guide you through dark, muddy passageways with many options to crawl through tight spaces. No experience necessary. Trip cost includes equipment, instruction, and transportation.

Date:  November 1st, 2020

Time:  9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Cost:  $10.00 

Registration Deadline:  October 27th, 2020 by 6:00 p.m. 

Description:  Does the end of the semester have you feeling stressed? Join UTC Outdoors for an end of semester yoga hike in the mountains! Our experienced staff have picked out the best short hike to find solitude. From there you will spend some time on the mat with one of UTC’s amazing yoga instructors. This trip is a perfect way to spend an evening outside while also exploring the benefits of yoga! No experience necessary. Cost includes transportation, equipment, and instruction.

 

Date:  November 7th, 2020

Time:  9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Cost:  $15.00

Registration Deadline:  November 3rd, 2020 by 6:00 p.m. 

Pre-Trip Meeting:  November 3rd, 2020 at 8:00 p.m. 

Description:  Throw on a helmet, bring your water, and join us on a mountain biking adventure to the Enterprise trail system. Come learn a new skill, freshen up on some old ones, and spend a Saturday with the fun folks at UTC Outdoors. No experience necessary. Cost includes equipment, transportation and instruction.

Date:  November 14th, 2020

Time:  9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Cost:  $15.00

Registration Deadline:  November 10th, 2020 by 6:00 p.m. 

Description:  

Go underground and explore Howards Waterfall Cave in Trenton, Georgia. If you have never been caving before, this a great first time cave to check out. Our experienced staff will guide you through dark, muddy passageways with many options to crawl through tight spaces. No experience necessary. Trip cost includes equipment, instruction, and transportation.

 

For other questions or concerns you can call the friendly staff at UTC Outdoors.

(423) 425-5750

utcoutdoors@utc.edu