Current Trips & Events
*All trip prices include any gear rentals needed, transportation, accommodation, leadership, & all group meals/snacks (we accommodate dietary restrictions), does not include tax *
**If a trip is full, please join the waitlist!!! If enough people waitlist we will try to make another group**
***If you have a trip in mind, post it to the community board and/or email us: email@example.com***
Adirondacks Mountains Backpacking Trip- Oct 10-13 [$ 345.13]
(Registration is open at the DBAC office-STILL SPOTS AVAILABLE- if you have not completed a fitness test, please send us an email or facebook message to see if we figure something out)
Looking for an adventure? Love hiking and want to challenge yourself? Come spend 4 days hiking up the Adirondacks mountains in upstate New York! We will be camping in lean-tos, drinking from fresh mountain streams and summiting several peaks! this fall reading week will be the best time to see these beautiful mountains change color! This is an advanced hiking trip and participants should be prepared to hike 6+ hours a day. Participants MUST have a valid passport.
Chasing Waterfalls in Upstate New York- Oct 9-12 [$ 318.58]
Come visit the beautiful Letchworth State Park in upstate New York, where we will be staying in rustic cabins a short hike from the Genesee River. This will be a beginner friendly trip involving day hikes throughout the park and surrounding areas, hiking to amazing waterfalls and other scenic attractions. You won't want to miss this trip!
Bruce Peninsula National Park Backpacking-Oct 10-13 [$238.94]
Don’t have any reading week plans yet? Then come out and hike the amazing Bruce Peninsula National Park. We will be hiking the entire stretch of the park, along the gorgeous Georgian Bay coastline. Bruce Peninsula National Park is part of a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, which is not an area you want to miss seeing! Don’t miss your chance to visit the Grotto, a large sea cave carved into the limestone shoreline! This will be rated as an intermediate level backpacking
Pumpkin Patch and Farm Tour- Oct 20 [$ 21.00]
(43 spots available)
What better way to celebrate fall than to pick pumpkins and visit a farm (with GOATSSS) for a BBG lunch and pumpkin carving? (Bring an extra $8 if you would like to purchase a pumpkin.) Bus transportation and BBQ lunch is included in the registration cost
Whitewater Kayak Pool Sessions [Every other Sunday, see calendar]
Get out in the McMaster pool and try out kayaking! There is plenty of space for beginners and experienced paddlers alike, along with people to help you learn whatever you're working on! See the McMaster Whitewater club page for sign-up!
*FREE with an outdoor club membership OR $5 at the door!
Sunday Hike Series!!! [FREE, every Sunday*]
Every Sunday we get a group together who wants to explore their local Hamilton! Absolutely free to attend and open to everyone. See the picture attached for specific dates & locations!.
Meet at the Student Center car loop @11am on Sunday with your bus pass!
(Click image to download PDF calendar)
All trips include a MANDATORY pre-trip meeting to discuss
the route, borrow any gear needed, and to sign waivers.
Cancellations and refunds are at the discretion of the club presidents. In some cases we will be able to provide a full/partial refund based on the reason given and if we can fill your spot. However, please be cognizant of the fact we have bought everything for the trip well in advance.
If you have any concerns please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org