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Talus Carver uses a long stick to hand crates to the climbers as they climb. Photo taken in Sept. 2022.

Climbing to new heights

Gracie Stephenson, Reporter September 26, 2023

In a collaboration between the Outdoor Program and Competitive Sports, Weber State University hosted its semiannual crate stacking event on Sept. 19 and 21. Crate stacking is the act of stacking milk...

Climbers flock to Vantage, Wash. on Feb. 3, 2018. With spring more climbers will head outside, underscoring the importance of safety.

OPINION: Adventure is out there: WSU Outdoor Program

Braden Kislin, Reporter July 4, 2023

Weber State University sits in the middle of unrivaled natural beauty, extending an open invitation to exploration, adventure and education. Recognizing this, WSU has worked to make its Outdoor Program...

Image of the Bloomington Canyon Yurt (Image provided by the WSU Outdoor Program)

A cool adventure

Robert Lewis November 4, 2019

Those interested in a trip to a Mongolian-style yurt this winter with Weber State’s Outdoor Program might want to include a bathing suit with their equipment. Or, then again, maybe not. On Feb....

University President Brad Mortensen, sixth from the left, and university officials break ground for the new Outdoor Recreation and Welcome Center (Robert Lewis / The Signpost)

Outdoor Adventure and Welcome Center begins construction

Marisa Nelson October 9, 2019

On Oct. 8, the Outdoor Adventure Center and many of Weber State University’s biggest supporters broke ground for the new Outdoor Adventure and Welcome Center. This groundbreaking is a big step for...

WSU Outdoor Program takes students on a snowy adventure

WSU Outdoor Program takes students on a snowy adventure

Ashlynd Greenwood January 24, 2019

Weber State University’s Outdoor Program took students, faculty and the community of Ogden on a full moon snowshoe hike Jan. 18 as part of their Winter Trail Series. The activity was based at North...

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Previews 11/5

Daryn Steed November 2, 2018

Peery's Egyptian Theater invites you to join Joshy Soul & The Cool for a free Monday concert. The vintage soul band will perform classic Motown music from the 1950s, '60s and '70s, along with some...

The Outdoor Program is leading a series of hikes through July and August. Photo credit: Pixabay

Find your adventure with WSU’s Outdoor Program

Hillary Reilly July 3, 2018

Weber State University offers an Outdoor Program that supplies affordable equipment for adventures and provides new experiences for students and community members. The program has been going since the...

Previews March 19–25

Samantha Bunderson March 16, 2018

Davis Student Services WorkshopWSU's Davis Student Services is hosting a "Resiliency Workshop" from noon to 1 p.m. on March 21. Resiliency, or the ability to recover quickly from challenging circumstances,...

Avoid being crushed under snow and rocks

Avoid being crushed under snow and rocks

Nic Sells February 7, 2018

For some snow enthusiasts, the best way to experience Utah’s world famous powder is to explore the backcountry. However, there is a killer lurking on the snow-covered hills, glades and runs: avalanches. Only...

Bins of gloves, hats and mittens are on sale at Gear Sale and Swap at Weber State University on Oct. 14. (Abby Van Ess / The Signpost)

Gear Swap brings students closer to the outdoors

Alexis Rague October 16, 2016

The Weber State University Outdoor Program hosted the 13th annual Gear Swap on Oct. 14. According to Daniel A. Turner, assistant director of campus recreation and outdoor program coordinator at Weber State,...

The mountains await

The mountains await

Brooke Facer June 27, 2016
Looking to slim down for your bikini body? Try a hike!

Outdoor Program yurt trip offers a holiday getaway

February 9, 2015

The Bloomington Canyon Yurt offers a unique lodging experience, secluded landscapes and an adventure-filled itinerary. From Feb. 13 to 16, Weber State University’s Campus Recreation Outdoor Program...

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