Outdoor Recreation

Outdoor Recreation with Student Veteran Life

In the interest of having some healthy outlets available to all of you, we have an amazing set of outdoor recreation offerings available to you this year! All of them are free (except for one that is not hosted by us, but that we want you to be aware of). Whether you are a couch potato looking to get in shape, have dabbled in hiking or are an extremely experienced explorer of the Pacific Northwest, there is sure to be something on this list that will speak to you! Some are during the remainder of the Spring quarter, and some are during Summer. Have Summer plans? These are better!! Stick around and hike/camp/explore with us!!

Hike up Mount Pugh
August 5th

Join us on Saturday, August 5th for a hiking trip up Mt. Pugh; a glorious area of Granite Falls, WA. The hike is 11 miles round trip, with a 5,300ft gain, and is more in the medium range of expertise. It shouldn't be a problem for those of you who have joined us for previous hiking trips!

You will need to provide your own hiking gear (remember to layer and bring water/food). Otherwise, all permits and expenses are covered by SVL.

We will meet at the HUB parking lot (just outside the main doors by the bike shop) at 8am for the 2.5 hour drive. We should be back around 9pm.  

Please respond below so that we can make plans. We need 5 to make this trip a go.

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Hike up Mount Adams
August 12th and 13th

Join us on Saturday and Sunday, August 12th and 13th, for a hiking trip up Mt. Adams! This is an extremely rigorous 12 mile round trip hike, with a 6,700ft gain. You will be above 12,000 feet at the summit with absolutely gorgeous views.

This hike will require the use of crampons and ice picks, so it is fairly advanced. This specialized equipment will be provided. However, you will need to provide your own overnight hiking and camping gear (remember to layer and bring water/food). It will be extremely cold, so prepare accordingly. 

The summit requires a volcano pass that you must purchase with cash on the day of at the trailhead.  These cost $15 per person.  Otherwise, all permits and expenses are covered by SVL.

We will meet at the HUB parking lot, N-22 (just outside the main doors by the bike shop), at 6am for the 4 hour drive. We should be back on Sunday around 10pm. 

Please respond below so that we can make plans. There is a maximum of 12 per group, so sign up soon!

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Whitewater Rafting Trip
August 19th

Unfortunately, we are all booked up. Thank you very much for your interest. 

 
Join us on Saturday, August 19th for a Whitewater Rafting trip along the White Salmon River! No special gear or prior experience is required - we just hope to see you there and to have fun!

Please bring:
* Hat
* Sunglasses
* Sunscreen
* Towel
* Swimsuit
* Waterproof Disposable Camera for pics if you so desire.

We will meet at the HUB parking lot (just outside the main doors by the bike shop) at 7am for the 4.5 hour drive. We should be back around 10pm.