Day Trips

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December 2022-April 2023 ODR Brochure

LIFT TO THE LIFTS

Breckenridge – December 10 • January 21 • February 11 • March 18 April 1 Keystone – January 7 • March 4 Vail (meets at 5:00am) – February 4

*If you do not have an Epic season pass, please check day pass availability, and purchase your tickets online before signing up for our Lift to the Lift trips. No tickets are included with this program.

$35 per person Sign-up/cancelation deadline: Thursday prior to the trip date.

MONARCH SKI & SNOWBOARD LESSON DAY TRIPS

December 1 • December 8 • December 15 • January 12 • February 9 • March 9 5:45am departure from Outdoor Recreation with an approximate 5:30pm return time.

If you are new to skiing or snowboarding, taking lessons can give you the skills and confidence to increase your enjoyment of the sport! We will be heading to Monarch Mountain for a half-day lesson to teach you the basics, and then you’ll have the afternoon to practice what you’ve learned. Price includes lesson, ski/snowboard rental, lift ticket, and transportation to and from the mountain.

Cost: $135, R4R: $50 Restrictions: must be 7 years or older Sign-up/cancelation deadline: Tuesday two weeks prior to the trip date.

Participants can only sign up for one Monarch Ski Lesson Day Trip per season.

MONARCH SNOWMOBILE January 8 • January 29

This day trip is a great way to see Colorado during the winter season. Drive a single or tandem snowmobile on Monarch Snowmobile Tours, half day tour. This tour will navigate mountain trails and make a few scenic stops along the 3-hour ride. Transportation, guide, rental snow gear and snowmobile are included with this trip.

Single Rider: $250, R4R: $50 • Tandem Rider: $290, R4R: $90

Restrictions: Must be 18 years old to rent the snowmobile. Must be 15 years old to drive, and 5 years old to be a passenger. Max weight per machine is 450lbs.

Sign-up/cancelation deadline: Three weeks prior to the trip date.

GOLD RUN NORDIC CENTER DAY TRIP February 5

Learn to Cross country ski on this day trip to the Gold Run Nordic Center! The Nordic Center offers 30km of impeccably groomed classic and skate ski trails, with a fun mix of beginner (green), intermediate (blue), and advanced (black) terrain. The trail system has 13km of snowshoe/fat tire trails and is sure to impress with breathtaking mountain views. Sport must be decided at sign up. Includes 1.5-hour morning lesson at Gold Run Nordic Center, cross country ski rental and trail pass.

$70, R4R $15
Restrictions: Must be 10 years or older Sign-up/cancelation deadline: Monday prior to the trip date.

MOUNT PRINCETON OVERNIGHT TRIP February 11 • February 12

Join us for the ultimate Colorado Valentine’s weekend! This overnight trip leaves Saturday, February 11th and heads to Monarch Mountain for an epic day of skiing, with a 1⁄2 day lesson included. We will then head to Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort where you will check into your suite and the rest of the day is what you make of it. They have natural hot spring pools, a steak house, and a spa. The next morning February 12th we will leave Mount Princeton for a fun filled day of dog sledding. Transportation, rental, lift tickets, lessons, lodging, entrance to the hot springs and dog sledding are included with this overnight trip. Food and any other services are not included with this trip.

Regular price: $1020 ($510 per person)

R4R Price: $490 ($245 per person).Restrictions: This is a couple’s-oriented trip. Anyone can sign up but must sign up in multiples of 2. Must be 18 years or older.

Sign-up deadline: January 27

This trip cannot be cancelled unless we are able to fill the spot.

WOLF AND WILDLIFE CENTER TOUR December 3 • April 29

Join us for an interactive and education- al trip to the Wolf and Wildlife Center. This trip will include an educational guided tour of the wolves, coyotes and foxes, and an up close and personal meet and greet with the wolves. Transportation is included with this trip. Must be 18 years old and follow the Wolf and Wildlife Center’s restrictions.

R4R: $30

Sign-up/cancelation deadline: Monday prior to the trip date.

FALCONRY December 3

Join us for this trip to the Broadmoor’s Falconry experience. This unique opportunity that allows you an up-close encounter with majestic birds of prey, and the option to fly one of the birds under the supervision of a falconer. This trip meets at the Broadmoor.

$70 per person
Location: Meet at the Broadmoor

Restrictions: You must be 5 years or older to participate in this activity.

DOG SLEDDING/TUBING January 28 • February 25 • March 4

Join us for an epic family friendly day in Monarch, Colorado. Dog sledding will be with Monarch Dog Sled Rides where you will meet the dogs, learn about the sport of mushing, learn to harness a dog and then dog sled through the national forest. This trip will also include tubing at Monarch Mountains tubing hill, tubing will last for a one-hour time slot.

Cost: $250, R4R: $50

Restrictions: Must be 3 years or older. Tubing Restrictions: Riders must be at least 36” tall and able to ride alone in a tube. Children ages 6 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Sign-up/cancelation deadline: Friday one week prior to the trip date.

Participants can only sign up for one Dog Sledding/Tubing Day trip per season. ––Please understand if you have a party of more than 4 your group may need to split up based on weight limits for dog sledding.

LEAVE NO TRACE (LNT) INFORMATION SESSION April 13 • 5-6:30pm

As the winter season winds down it’s important to revisit the impact we have on our incredibly fragile ecosystem here in Colorado. Leave no trace is a set of principles that guide us to a sustainable exploration of the outdoors. Learn the principles from a LNT master educator and see how you can be the solution to conservation here in Colorado and anywhere you travel. This session is great for adults and children of any age.

Regular price: $5 per person
Sign-up deadline: Noon on Thursday, April 13

SCUBA DIVING
April 15th & 16th • 8am-6pm

This program is Part 1 of the Open Water Diver Course where all the fun begins! It includes the pool and class session, which after completion you will receive the Referral card that will allow you to complete your open water dives and certification on your own time. The price of this program only reflects the first portion of the open water diving certification. This program includes class and pool training, logbook, student digital materials, referral paperwork and equipment rental.

Price: TBD, R4R Price: TBD

Sign-up deadline: TBD

A waitlist will be taken for this trip. When we finalize pricing, we will call the waitlist.

BACKPACKING INFORMATION SESSION April 27 • 5-6:30pm

Colorado offers some of the most scenic backpacking trips in the country with many of them right in our backyard. Let Outdoor Recreation get you set up for success whether it’s your first backpacking trip or you’re looking to build on your backpacking knowledge. This info session will cover everything from maps, SAR, first aid kits, emergency plans, to backpacks and equipment.

$35 per person
Sign-up/cancelation deadline: Noon on Thursday, April 27

WHITEWATER RAFTING RIVER GUIDE TRAINING IS HERE!

Peterson Outdoor Rec is offering a guide training program for the 2023 river season, and we want YOU to be our next river guide. If you are interested, we will be holding a free informational meeting on Wednesday, March 8th from 1800-2000 at Outdoor Rec in which we will be going over exactly what river guide training is, what you’ll be learning, and what our plans are for the 2023 season. This is an incredible opportunity for anyone looking to become a river guide or to get their start in the outdoor recreation industry.

For more details or to sign up for the meeting contact Joshua Wagner at 719-556-4867 or via email at Joshua.wagner.16@us.af.mil.

OAP Cancellation Policy:  

  • If participant cancels after the sign-up cancelation deadline, no refund will be issued.
  • Transfers to another program after the sign-up/cancelation deadline are considered cancellations. The new enrollment will require payment in full to be made.

OAP Eligibility Policy: 

All active duty military, including reserves and national guard, DoD employees, their dependents and up to five additional non-military affiliated guests are welcome to participate in any Outdoor Adventure Program.

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Recharge for Resiliency (R4R): 

Includes Single Airman Program Initiative (SAPI), RecOn, Deployed Affected Program (DAP).

Eligibility for R4R programs:   

Funding supports Active Duty and Reserve members, to include their families (dependents), at each installation. 

Retirees, civilians, and foreign military are not eligible for R4R discounted rates.  Other U.S. military are not eligible unless they are a part of an Air Force-led joint-based scenario or are permanently assigned to an Air force/Space Force installation.

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MONARCH SNOWMOBILE

 

 

This day trip is a great way to see Colorado in the winter season.

Drive a single or tandem snowmobile on Monarch Snowmobile Tours, a half-day tour. This tour will navigate mountain trails and make a few scenic stops along the three-hour ride. Transportation, guide, snowmobile are included with this trip.

Cost: General price, TBD; R4R price, TBD
Location:  Monarch Mountain
Restrictions: Must be 15 years old or older in order to drive, and at least 5 years old to be a passenger. Maximum weight per machine is 450 lbs. 
Sign-up/cancelation deadline:  The Monday prior to the trip date.  NOTE:  This winter trip registration opens Mon., Oct. 31.
Dates:  

  • Sun., January 8
  • Sun., January 29
  • Sun., March 12

 

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DOG SLEDDING / TUBING

 

 

Join us for an epic family friendly day in Monarch, Colorado. 

Dog sledding will be with Monarch Dog Sled Rides, where you will meet the dogs, learn about the sport of mushing, learn to harness a dog and then dog sled through the national forest.

This trip will also include tubing at Monarch Mountains tubing hill.  Tubing will last for a one hour time slot.

Cost:  General price, TBD; R4R price, TBD.
Location:  Monarch
Dogsledding restrictions:  Must be at least 3 years of age or older.
Tubing restrictions: 
Riders must be at least 36″ tall and able to ride alone in a tube.  Children ages 6 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
Sign-up/cancellation deadline:  The Friday one week prior to the trip date.  Participants can only sign up for one Dog Sledding/Tubing Day Trip per season.  NOTE:  This winter trip registration opens Mon., Oct. 31. 
Dates: 

  • Sat., January 28
  • Sat., February 25
  • Sat., March 4

Mush, mush!

 

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GOLD RUN NORDIC CENTER DAY TRIP

 

 

Cross-country ski, snowshoe or fat tire bike on this day trip to the Gold Run Nordic Center in Breckenridge, Colorado.

The Nordic Center offers 30 km of impeccably groomed classic and skate ski trails, with a fun mix of beginner (green), intermediate (blue), and advanced (black) terrain. The trail system has 13 km of snowshoe/fat tire trails, and is sure to impress with breathtaking mountain views.

Sport must be decided at sign up. Cost includes rental and day pass to Gold Run Nordic Center, and roundtrip transportation to and from the Gold Run Nordic Center.

Cost: General price, TBD; R4R price, TBD
Restrictions:
Sign-up/cancellation deadline:  The Monday prior to the trip date.  NOTE:  This winter trip registration opens Mon., Oct. 31. 
Date:  Sun., February 5

 

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ICE CLIMBING DAY TRIP

 

Dawn Glanc climbing a WI 5 pillar in the Ouray Ice Park in Ouray, Colorado.

Trip details TBD.

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SCUBA DIVING

 

This program is Part 1 of the Open Water Diver Course where all the fun begins!   It includes the pool and class session, which, after completion, you will receive the Referral card that will allow you to complete your open water dives and certification on your own time.  

This program includes class and pool training, log book, student digital materials, referral paperwork and equipment rentals.

The price of this program only reflects the first portion of the open water diving certification. 

Cost:  General price, TBD; R4R price, TBD.
Location:
Restrictions:
Sign-up deadline:  TBD.  Once you’ve made a reservation, you cannot cancel unless we are able to fill the spot.  NOTE:  This winter trip registration opens Mon., Oct. 31. 
Dates:  Sat. & Sun., April 15 & 16, 2023.

 

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COLORADO WOLF AND WILDLIFE CENTER TOUR

 

 

Join us for an interactive and educational trip to the Wolf and Wildlife Center. This trip will include a 1 hour educational guided tour of the wolves, coyotes and foxes, and an up-close and personal meet-and-greet with the wolves. Transportation is included with this trip.

Cost:  General price, TBD; R4R price, TBD.
Location:  Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center (Meet at Outdoor Recreation).
Restrictions:  Must be at least 18 years of and or older, and follow clothing restrictions:  Long sleeved tops and long pants are required to prevent scratches.
Sign-up Deadline:  The Monday prior to the trip date.  NOTE:  This winter trip registration opens Mon., Oct. 31. 
Date:  Sat., April 29

 

 

 

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OAP Cancellation Policy:  

  • If participant cancels after sign-up cancelation deadline, no refund will be issued.
  • Transfers to another program after the sign-up/cancelation deadline are considered cancellations. The new enrollment will require payment in full to be made.

OAP Eligibility

All active duty military, including reserves and national guard, DoD employees, their dependents and up to five additional non-military affiliated guests are welcome to participate in any Outdoor Adventure Program.

_____________________________________________

 

Recharge for Resiliency (R4R):

Includes Single Airman Program Initiative (SAPI), RecOn, Deployed Affected Program (DAP).

Eligibility for R4R programs: 

Funding supports Active Duty and Reserve members, to include their families (dependents), at each installation.

Retirees, civilians, and foreign military are not eligible for R4R discounted rates. Other U.S. military are not eligible unless they are a part of an Air Force-led joint-based scenario or are permanently assigned to an Air force/Space Force installation.

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