Winter Recreation in Menomonie

Chase off those winter blues
January 25, 2021

The winter doldrums are upon us. But there are plenty of activities on campus and in the Menomonie community to shake off those winter blues.

Stout Adventures indoor climbing wall.
Stout Adventures in door climbing wall. / UW-Stout

University Recreation and Stout Adventures offer snowshoes, cross country skis and an indoor climbing wall for beginners and experts.

Students can rent equipment by visiting Stout Adventures, calling 715-232-5625 or emailing

  • Snowshoes are $5 for the day or $10 for the weekend.
  • Cross country skis are $7 for the day or $14 for the weekend.

Urec also offers virtual fitness classes. Gyms and other facilities are open by appointment.

Menomonie has great locations for winter hiking, skiing and snowshoeing: