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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Trip Location Dates Cost
Rock Climbing Day Trip Taylors Falls, MN Saturday, Sept. 14th Stout: $30 Community: $40
Paddleboarding Day Trip Glen Lake, WI Sunday, Sept. 15th Stout: $10 Community: $20
Sea Kayaking Weekend Trip Apostle Islands, WI Friday, Sept. 20th-Sunday, Sept. 22nd Stout: $90 Community: $110
Canoe Camping Weekend Trip Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, MN Friday, Sept. 27th-Sunday, Sept. 29th Stout: $90 Community: $110
Backpacking Weekend Trip Superior Hiking Trail, MN Thursday, Oct. 10th-Sunday, Oct. 13th Stout: $90 Community: $110
Skiing and Snowboarding Day Trip Trollhaugen Ski Slope, WI Saturday, Dec. 7th Stout: $50 Community: $60



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

Free for Members/ $5 for Nonmembers

Lead Belay Clinics Stout Adventures Wednesday, Oct. 16th 6-8pm Thursday Nov. 7th 5-7pm

Free for Members/ $5 for Nonmembers

Climbing for Beginners Stout Adventures Wednesday, Oct. 9th 6-7pm Monday, Nov. 18th 6-7pm

Free for Members/ $5 for Nonmembers

Women's Climbing Clinic Stout Adventures Thursday, Nov. 21st 7-8pm

Free for Members/ $5 for Nonmembers


The Stout Adventures Freshmen 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 24-September 1
Price: $400
Spots Available: 0

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 to be added to the waitlist.

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!