University Recreation
Outdoor Adventure Recreation

Outdoor Resources

  • Resources for Where to Go / What to Do:

    Need ideas for some nice hikes/snow areas in Washington?

    Check out our small outdoor recreation library at Connolly Center in the OAR office. For a listing, click here. Also be sure to research and if necessary purchase in advance, the appropriate fees and passes you will need for your outing. Campground reservations sometimes are also suggested.

    Helpful web pages:


    • CPR/AED/Adult First Aid - classes in Seattle
    • Advanced Wilderness First Aid - 40 hour course in Trout Lake
    • Mt. Adams Center
    • Wilderness First Aid (WFA)
    • Wilderness First Responder (WFR)
    • Wilderness EMT (WEMT)
    • Mountain Oriented First Aid (MOFA)
    • Outdoor Emergency Care (OEC)
    • National Ski Patrol


    • NOLS - Wilderness Medicine Institute
    • RMI -Remote Medical International (Seattle based, can do a custom course on campus )
    • WAC - Washington Alpine Club MOFA every fall, Alpine climbing courses too
    • Slipstream - BC organization with intensive courses
    • WMTC- Wilderness Medical Training Center, out of Winthrop
    • Mountaineers
    • SOLO - Stonehearth Open Learning Communities