Trips & Clinics

Stout Adventures offers a variety of trips and clinics. Our offerings are open to all Stout students, faculty and staff as well as the community.
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First-Year Wilderness Experience

Get to know other first-year UW-Stout students while exploring The Boundary Waters Canoe Wilderness.

Spring 2020 Trips





Cross Country Ski Day Trips

Red Cedar Trail, WI Sunday Feb. 2nd & Sun Feb. 9th

Stout: $10

Community: $15

Snowshoe Day Trip

Menomin Park, WI Saturday, Feb. 15th

Stout: $8

Community: $12

Ice Climbing Day Trip

Winona, MN Sunday Feb. 16th

Stout: $70

Community: $90

Downhill Ski Day Trip

Afton Alps, MN Sunday Feb. 23rd

Stout: $50

Community: $60

Spring Break: Florida Canoeing

Everglades, FL March 13th - March 22nd

Stout: $550

Community: $650

Backpacking Weekend Trip

Ice Age Trail, WI April 24th - April 26th

Stout: $70

Community: $90

Rockclimbing Day Trip

Sugarloaf, MN Saturday May 2nd

Stout: $30

Community: $40

Bouldering Day Trip

Black River Falls, WI Sunday May 3rd

Stout: $25

Community: $30

Spring 2020 Clinics





Belay Clinics Stout Adventures 2nd & 4th Mondays 7-8:30pm 1st & 3rd Tuesdays 5-6:30pm

Stout: Free

Community: $5

Lead Belay Clinics Stout Adventures Tuesday, March 10th 7-9pm Wednesday, April 15th 7-9pm

Stout: Free

Community: $5

Climbing for Beginners Stout Adventures Thursday, March 5th 6-7pm Wednesday, April 1st 7-8pm

Stout: Free

Community: $5

Camping How-To Clinic Stout Adventures Wednesday, April 15th 5-6pm

Stout: Free

Community: $5



The Stout Adventures First-Year Wilderness Experience (FWE) was introduced in 2003 to offer a unique outdoor adventure specifically for incoming freshmen. Since then the program has helped countless incoming freshmen transition to college life and meet new friends in a fun and adventurous setting.  Join us this summer for a trip of a lifetime! FWE is a 5-9 day wilderness trip designed specifically for incoming freshman. It is also a great way to meet other students before arriving to UW-Stout in the fall!

Location: Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, MN
Activity: Backcountry Canoeing, Portaging, & Camping
Dates: August 29th - September 6th
Price: $450
Spots Available: 6
Early Move-In: August 29th

The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is a unique natural area located within the Superior National Forest in northeast Minnesota. We will be exploring its serene lakes and rivers, beautiful northern forests, numerous small islands, and several beginner portage trails

Sign up here! Email for more information.

Trip Pictures

View pictures from our past trips As you can see, you'll have a blast!

Trip Videos

View videos from our past trips As you can see, you'll have a blast!