Outdoor Resources



Check out the Washington Trail Association for hiking, snowshoeing, backpacking trails, State Parks and drive-in campgrounds. For those not in Washington, see All Trails.

National Parks: Olympic, Rainier, North Cascades for campgrounds and backpacking trails

Topographical maps and guidebooks are available in the Outdoor Program office.


Rock Climbing 



Check out our Gear Rentals! For purchasing to packing lists, visit local favorite REI.


Visit the Washington State Department of Transportation for road conditions/ construction delays, mountain pass conditions, ferry scheduled and reservations, border crossing times, and more. Or get the free app. 

Conditions Check

Respecting Nature

Training & Certifications

Wilderness Medicine

  • Wilderness First Aid (WFA), 
  • Wilderness First Responder (WFR)
  • Wilderness EMT (WEMT)
  • Mountain Oriented First Aid (MOFA)
  • Outdoor Emergency Care (OEC)


Outdoor Competencies

  • Certified Outdoor Leader (through WEA)
  • Challenge Course Manager (through Association for Challenge Course Technology)
  • Swift Water Rescue Trained/Instructor 
  • Core Communication Training

Careers in Outdoors

Social Resources