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Outdoor Adventures

Get ready for some outdoor fun — we provide opportunities for our students and the Las Vegas community to engage in outdoor recreation through our trips and educational programs.

Recurrent Trips offered by Outdoor Adventures

Trips

We offer single and multi-day trips, featuring everything from camping to nature yoga, rock climbing to paddling. If you choose to go on your own adventure, we can outfit you with our high-quality outdoor gear from our rental center.

Lee Canyon Ski or Snowboard
All experience levels welcome! Create your own adventure and choose your own routes! 95 snowy acres await you at Lee Canyon! Included in price: All ski or snowboard equipment, all-day lift pass, optional lesson, snacks, and round trip transportation from UNLV.
Canoeing Black Canyon on the Colorado River
We offer one to three day trips and we explore the hot springs along the way! Price includes: food, equipment rental, guided instruction, and round trip transportation. Beginner paddlers welcome.
Red Rock Canyon Climbing
This area is famous across the country for its thousands of climbing options! Price includes: food, equipment rental, guided instruction, and round trip transportation. Beginner climbers welcome.
Whitewater Rafting the Kern River
Spike your adrenaline with a ride down the class III-IV rapids of the Kern River! Price includes: food, equipment rental, guided instruction, and round trip transportation. Beginner paddlers welcome.

We offer a variety of day hikes to places like Mt. Charleston, Red Rock Canyon Conservation Area, Death Valley National Park, and the Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

We also offer weekend trips to places like the Grand Canyon, Zion National Park, and other National Parks across Nevada, Utah, California and Arizona.

Equipment Rentals

UNLV students, staff, faculty, U.S. residents, and international travelers are welcome to rent a variety of equipment from the Student Recreation and Wellness Center. High volumes of rental reservations are submitted year-round, and we require a 72 hour notice. Currently, same day rentals are not available.

Camping, bouldering, water, snow, and other sports equipment is available. Rentals can be picked up and dropped off during our building's open business hours. You can find our facility hours on the Campus Recreational Services homepage.

Contact

Outdoor Adventures Staff
702-774-7130
srwc.oa@unlv.edu

Hannah Doss
Program Coordinator for Outdoor Adventures
702-774-7125
hannah.doss@unlv.edu

Francine Summerville
Graduate Assistant of Outdoor Adventures
702-774-7009

Equipment Reservation Forms and Policies

Please download the reservation form (Fill the form out after it is downloaded, or it will not save your information). Completed forms or inquiries can be sent to srwc.oa@unlv.edu.

All submitted forms must have a real signature, not a typed signature.

  • Click here to learn how to electronically sign documents.

Please download this Guest Waiver form and fill it out if you have never filled out a waiver to enter the facility and/or have never been to the facility before. This waiver is required to enter the facility. Completed forms or inquiries can be sent to srwc.oa@unlv.edu.

Please download the Health History form and fill out completely if you are registering for a trip. This form is required if you wish to enroll on a trip. Completed forms or inquiries can be sent to srwc.oa@unlv.edu.

If the equipment is returned late, the fee is double the first day price for every day that equipment is late.