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All Trips At a Glance

Registration
Register in the Touch the Earth (TTE) Outdoor Equipment Rental Center. The entrance is on the Lower Level-outside entrance behind the Student Recreation Center. Register by the Tuesday before the trip. Pay with cash, check or PantherCash. Trips fill early. Liability waiver will be signed at the time of registration or on the day of the trip.

Cost categories are as follows:
Georgia state students / Recreation members / Others

Trips & Clinics are divided into six categories:
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Instructional Canoeing & Kayaking #3
Instructional Canoeing & Kayaking #3
Apr 1 all-day
These trips are designed to show local scenic beauty while learning about paddling. Canoe down an easy flowing and splashy “metro – hooch” section of the Chattahoochee River or paddle along a local lakes No… more »
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Rock Climbing 101
Rock Climbing 101
Apr 2 all-day
Stir up some awesome climbs at a popular rock climbing destination. Test your outdoor climbing ability and learn new skills. No experience necessary. Includes transportation, climbing equipment/shoes, instruction and leadership. Climbing Club Leaders $16/$18/$22
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Mount Yonah Summit Hike
Mount Yonah Summit Hike
Apr 3 all-day
After a steep climb, reward yourself with the scenery or hang a hammock for a nap. Zena Daole & Nick Collins Rating: moderate, 4.5 miles $8/$10/$14
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Raft Guide School
Raft Guide School
Apr 8 – Apr 10 all-day
On this intensive two-day course, run the rivers, learn guide skills necessary for the job, review on-river procedures, policies and practice rescue/safety skills. Graduates of the course will be placed on the appropriate river with… more »
Summit Mount LeConte
Summit Mount LeConte
Apr 8 – Apr 10 all-day
This sixth highest peak in the Appalachians is nestled in Smoky Mountain National Park. Backpack several thousand feet to camp at the top – a reward for the fit and determined. Not for first time… more »
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Beginner Fly Fishing
Beginner Fly Fishing
Apr 9 all-day
Hands on instruction in fly casting, fishing strategies, knot tying and an introduction to insects, tools and techniques. GA fishing license required. Trout stamp may also be required. Includes transportation, fishing equipment, instruction and leadership.… more »
Lake Fishing & Canoe Camping
Lake Fishing & Canoe Camping
Apr 9 – Apr 10 all-day
Enjoy a weekend of lakeside fishing, canoeing and campsite activities in north Georgia on this beginner camping trip. Fishing license required. Includes group equipment, camping equipment, transportation and leadership. Jennifer and Geoffrey Pecoraro Rating: easy… more »
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AMP Path Biking
AMP Path Biking
Apr 10 all-day
This PATH bike ride connects Panola Mountain and Arabia Mountain and extends 30 miles in a network of scenic pathways. The semi-strenuous ride with side hikes provides views of farms, ruins, lakes, rivers and geologic… more »
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Golf the Trail
Golf the Trail
Apr 16 – Apr 17 all-day
Spend a weekend golfing at the Robert Trent Jones Trail at Grand National’s renowned Lake and Links courses. Cost includes transportation, golf, hotel, and breakfast on Sunday. Deposit due March 4. Balance due April 1.… more »
Panthertown Valley Backpacking
Panthertown Valley Backpacking
Apr 16 – Apr 17 all-day
Eight major waterfalls dot this high elevation area flanked by sheer slopes and granite domes. The network of twisting trails offer a great variety of hiking and views. Includes transportation, leadership, tent space and cooking… more »
Trail Crew on the AT #2
Trail Crew on the AT #2
Apr 16 all-day
Help the Georgia Appalachian Trail Conference and spend the day helping maintain the AT. Learn about erosion control and proper grading for a sustainable pathway. Includes equipment and lunch. Elise D’Alessandro, Nick Collins, Touch the… more »
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Ocoee Rafting
Ocoee Rafting
Apr 17 all-day
This Class IV whitewater river in Tennessee is the most action-packed. Get wet and experience a wild ride as you work as a team in five miles of whitewater intensity, waves and solid fun. Includes… more »
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Touch the Earth on Earth Day
Touch the Earth on Earth Day
Apr 22 all-day
Daytime service projects include tree planting, trail building, eradicating invasive species and promoting a healthy forest. In the early evening, celebrate around a fire and zipline on our high ropes course. In collaboration with the… more »
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Nantahala Rafting
Nantahala Rafting
Apr 23 all-day
Experience the exhilarating thrill of rafting this gorgeous North Carolina whitewater river. This 8.5 mile run is enjoyable for beginners and veterans. Includes, transportation, fees, river lunch, guides and instruction. Jennifer Pecoraro, Bruce Wood, &… more »
Under the Stars above Emery Creek
Under the Stars above Emery Creek
Apr 23 – Apr 24 all-day
Backpack 7 miles and camp atop asmall mountain bald. This is a very scenic trail with mountain streams, waterfalls, swimming holes, and unique rock formations. Includes transportation, leadership, tent space, and cooking equipment. Gardner Neely,… more »
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Finals Recharge: Hammocks at Waterfalls
Finals Recharge: Hammocks at Waterfalls
Apr 24 all-day
Enjoy a short hike to the waterfall, sun on the rocks or rest in a hammock to recharge for finals. Includes camp chairs/pads. Philip Strate Rating: easy, 2 miles $10/$12/$16
Firetower Lookout: Rabun Bald
Firetower Lookout: Rabun Bald
Apr 24 all-day
This breathtaking hike in one of the Geogia’s premier botanical areas tops out at 4,700 ft. Nikki Elston Rating: easy to moderate, 4 miles $8/$10/$14
Horseback Forest Trail Riding #2
Horseback Forest Trail Riding #2
Apr 24 all-day
Beginner and experienced riders will enjoy Blue Ridge, GA by horseback. Spend 1 1/2 hours in the saddle and tour the mountain area afterward. Includes transportation, leadership, gratuity, horse and guide. Mycala Cherry & Penny… more »
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Instructional Canoeing & Kayaking #4
Instructional Canoeing & Kayaking #4
Apr 30 all-day
These trips are designed to show local scenic beauty while learning about paddling. Canoe down an easy flowing and splashy “metro – hooch” section of the Chattahoochee River or paddle along a local lakes No… more »

Dailly Events

Apr
30
Sat
all-day Instructional Canoeing & Kayakin...
Instructional Canoeing & Kayakin...
Apr 30 all-day
These trips are designed to show local scenic beauty while learning about paddling. Canoe down an easy flowing and splashy “metro – hooch” section of the Chattahoochee River or paddle along a local lakes No… more »
May
1
Sun
all-day Along the River Trail
Along the River Trail
May 1 all-day
Hike along our state’s majestic wild and scenic river. See kayakers in the river rapids and explore the unique rocks that make the gorge. Rob Eidson Rating: moderate, 8 miles $8/$10/$14
May
30
Mon
1:00 pm Memorial Day Bash @ Indian Creek Pool
Memorial Day Bash @ Indian Creek Pool
May 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Event Description: Come help us celebrate the opening of our beautiful outdoor pool for the summer! Food, games, inflatables andlog rolling will be free to members and their guests during the event. May 30 1-3… more »
Jun
2
Thu
all-day Whitewater 4 – day Canoe School
Whitewater 4 – day Canoe School
Jun 2 – Jun 5 all-day
This course is the most comprehensive, most constructive and most memorable whitewater canoeing around. Absolutely NO prior experience necessary. Canoeing and camping equipment is not provided due to regulations, but may be rented for the… more »
Jun
6
Mon
all-day Try Me Week – Instructional Clinics @ GSU Student Recreation Center
Try Me Week – Instructional Clinics @ GSU Student Recreation Center
Jun 6 – Jun 10 all-day
Event Description: Do you want to sign up for a clinic but you’re not sure which one? Come try one, two, or as many as you wouldlike for FREE during TRY ME Week.Visit ourInstructional Clinic… more »
Jun
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all-day #STATEFIT @ GSU Student Recreation Center
#STATEFIT @ GSU Student Recreation Center
Jun 13 – Jun 30 all-day
Event Description: Interested to see how many steps you take in a day? Come sign up for our step challenge and see how far youcan go. Pedometers will be given out to the first 100… more »
Jun
25
Sat
8:00 pm Screen on the Green @ Indian Creek Pool
Screen on the Green @ Indian Creek Pool
Jun 25 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Event Description: Get the family out of the house and enjoy an evening of swimming and a movie on our event lawn. The pool willremain open until 8:30 p.m. and the movie will begin at… more »
Jun
30
Thu
11:30 am Lipids Don’t Lie – Free Choleste... @ GSU Recreation Center Lobby
Lipids Don’t Lie – Free Choleste... @ GSU Recreation Center Lobby
Jun 30 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Event Description: Want to know where you stand on the cholesterol spectrum? Take a step into living a healthier life by becomingmore aware of your own health risks. FREE cholesterol screenings for the first 25… more »
4:30 pm Lipids Don’t Lie – Free Choleste... @ GSU Recreation Center Lobby
Lipids Don’t Lie – Free Choleste... @ GSU Recreation Center Lobby
Jun 30 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Event Description: Want to know where you stand on the cholesterol spectrum? Take a step into living a healthier life by becomingmore aware of your own health risks. FREE cholesterol screenings for the first 25… more »
Jul
28
Thu
12:00 pm Smart Summer Sundaes – Free Ice ... @ GSU Recreation Center Lobby
Smart Summer Sundaes – Free Ice ... @ GSU Recreation Center Lobby
Jul 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Event Description: Come and learn how to enjoy an awesome ice cream treat the healthy way. There will be free ice cream for thefirst 50 participants! July 28 12 – 1 p.m. Student Recreation Center… more »

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