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Mountain Biking Day Trip

On a chilly 32-degree Saturday morning, four SMU students met at the Outdoor Adventures office in preparation for an exciting day of mountain biking. Despite it being a cold early morning, it seemed nothing could stifle the energy of the … Continue reading

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Zipping around, Sept 2016

Early sunrises are not typically part of my morning routine, however, when donuts and zip-lining are calling to me, I don’t mind an early wake up. Arriving to the SMU Outdoor Adventure rental shop, I realized everyone was feeling the … Continue reading

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Zip Lining Day Trip- September 19, 2015

Last week I had the pleasure of embarking on one of Outdoor Adventures’ many trips. This time we headed down to New York, Texas to try out zip lining. Don’t worry if you’ve never heard of this particular New York, … Continue reading

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Outdoor Leader Training (OLT) Trip

Every year, we take new candidates for our Outdoor Leadership program on a backpacking trip through the wilderness of Carson National Forest in New Mexico. This year, we had six extraordinary candidates, who were all willing to learn new things … Continue reading

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2013 Spring Break Backpacking Trip to Canyonlands National Park, UT

4:45 am Saturday March 9, 12 SMU Spring Breakers piled into the white Outdoor Adventure van, closely situated after only just learning each other’s names and majors. 14 hours later, 7:00 pm Mountain Time, the van pulled into the Rio … Continue reading

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Weekend Backpacking in the Ouachita National Forest- Feb 8-10, 2013

  We were well on our way to Millwood Lake at 3:30 on Friday with some new faces as well as some old ones accompanying us on this new adventure through the Ouachita National Forest. The 3-hour van ride was … Continue reading

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Zip Lining Fall Trip

WOOOOO!!!!! Goes the camper on the zip Line.  Again and again and again and again.  Not a bad way to spend a Saturday in New York Texas and we here at SMU Outdoor Adventures wholeheartedly agree, for that is exactly … Continue reading

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Climbing Wall’s Fall 2010 Mile High Challenge Completed!

What a great semester for the SMU Climbing Wall’s Mile High Challenge. We had over 55 people, teams or solo, attempting to capture the convented and infamous entry to the Mile High Club. Many failed but many didn’t. And as … Continue reading Continue reading

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New Outdoor Adventures Staff Are the Frasizzle!

So the newly revised Outdoor Leadership Training (OLT), the outdoor adventures staff training model that incorporates a variety of outdoor recreation activity disciplines and leadership development, is just a little over half-way. New OA staff have completed approximately 80 of … Continue reading Continue reading

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SMU Climbing Wall Events and Updates

First, a little promotion…Midnight Cosmic Costume Climbing this Friday, October 29, at the Dedman Center from 11 pm to 1 am. The wall will be decorated with lights, music, food, and climbing all for nothing out of your pocket. Must … Continue reading Continue reading

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