Outdoor Recreation Center

Avalanche Rescue Clinics

Learn to use an avalanche beacon and probe for the first time or refresh your skills and get some focused coaching with Outdoor Recreation Program staff on hand. All equipment provided, but feel free to bring your own gear to get more familiar with it.

Cost: $5. Receive a credit for a free avalanche safety package rental ($9 value) with completion. 

Thursdays, January 23 to February 27, 5-6pm meeting at the Outdoor Recreation Center, 1401 W Lincoln St. 

*Please arrive 15 minutes early if you need to borrow equipment! 

Intro to Cross-Country Ski Clinics

Spend an hour learning to ski with our Outdoor Recreation Instructors! Both classic and skate skiing clinics are avaliable, 5$ per clinic, on Tuesdays 11:30-12:30am. This is a great opportunity to gain more knowledge on the timeless sport and enjoy beautiful local trails. Intermediate clinics are also offered for those eager for more.

Cost: $5.

Tuesdays, January 21 to February 11, 11:30am-12:30pm meeting at the Outdoor Recreation Center, 1401 W Lincoln St.

*Please arrive 15 minutes early if you need to borrow equipment! 

Climbing Wall

Basic Climbing Anchors Clinic

Come learn about how to set up and clean basic top roping anchors in this two-part instructional clinic.  Taught by Outdoor Recreation Program staff at the MSU Climbing Wall


Two 2-hour sessions, November 19th and November 21st, 6:30-8:30pm.


$25 for students, $30 for faculty and staff.


Movement Clinics

For 2019 we will be offering one 5-week long climbing movement clinic series giving beginner to intermediate climbers the opportunity to hone their movement skills with lots of coaching from Outdoor Recreation Program staff.  Taught at the MSU Climbing Wall

Cost: $40 for series, or $10 for each individual clinic

Will be returning in Spring 2020, dates and times will be posted in eary December.