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: All 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.
Further 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
Spring 2019 Trip Schedule:
Waterfall Day Hike:
Date: January 19th, 2019
Registration Deadline: January 11th 6:00pm
Pre-Trip meeting: January 15th 8:15pm
Go for a hike with UTC Outdoors. We will explore a local trail and waterfall. 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!
Howards Waterfall Caving:
Date: January 26th, 2019
Registration Deadline: January 18th 6:00pm
Pre-Trip meeting: January 22nd 8:15pm
Join UTC Outdoors as we explore Howards Waterfall Cave in Trenton, Georgia. If you have never been caving before, this a great first time cave to check out. Cost includes equipment, instruction, and transportation. Don’t forget to bring water and snacks for the trip.
LRC (Little Rock City) Bouldering:
Date: February 2nd, 2019
Registration Deadline: January 25th, 2019 6:00pm
Pre-Trip meeting: January 29th, 2019 8:15pm
Join UTC Outdoors for an awesome day of bouldering. LRC has options for both beginners and advanced climbers. No experience is 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: February 16th, 2019
Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Registration Deadline: January 8th, 6:00pm
Pre-Trip meeting: February 12th, 2019 8:15pm
Enjoy a day of climbing with us at one of Chattanooga's go-to crags. We will get outside and have some fun with new and old friends. No experience is needed for this trip. Cost includes equipment, instruction, and transportation.
Spring Break: Snowboarding in West Virginia:
Date: March 10th, 2019 – March 14th, 2019
Registration Deadline: March 4th, 2019 6:00pm
Pre-Trip meeting: March 5th, 2019 8:15pm
Join UTC Outdoors for spring break on the slopes! We will spend three full days at Snowshoe Mountain in West Virginia. Lessons are available for purchase at the resort. Cost includes 3 full day lift tickets, *snowboard* rentals, lodging, transportation and food. *Ski* rentals are not included in trip cost.
Mountain Biking Enterprise:
Date: March 23rd, 2019
Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Registration Deadline: March 15th, 2019 6:00pm
Pre-Trip meeting: March 19th, 2019 8:15pm
Throw on a helmet (provided), bring your water, and join UTC Outdoors on a mountain biking adventure to Enterprise. Come learn a new skill, freshen up on some old ones, and spend a Saturday with the fun folks at UTC Outdoors. Cost
includes equipment, transportation and instruction. Don’t forget to bring water and snacks for the trip.
Mountain to Town Biking:
Date: April 6th, 2019
Registration Deadline: March 29th, 2019 6:00pm
Pre-Trip meeting: March 2nd, 2019 8:15pm
This trip is your chance to see Chattanooga by bike. We will start our journey on Lookout Mountain and bike through town back to campus. Cost includes equipment, transportation and instruction. Don’t forget to bring water and snacks for the trip.
Obed Wild and Scenic Climbing:
Date: April 13th, 2019-April 14th, 2019
Registration Deadline: March 5th, 2019 6:00pm
Pre-Trip meeting: April 9th, 2019 8:15pm
Join UTC Outdoors for a weekend full of thrills at one of Tennessee's most renowned places to climb. We will hang out on some cliffs, chill by the fire and enjoy a carefree time surrounded by friends. Cost includes equipment, food, transportation and instruction.
For other questions or concerns you can call the friendly staff at UTC Outdoors.