Outdoor Adventures

The Outdoor Adventure program at St. Edward's University introduces students and the community to a variety of activties and programs in the great outdoors. Whether you are participating in outdoor trips or using our rental program to create your own adventure, students commune with nature and learn leadership skills through programming and experiential learning. 

Adventure Trips

Outdoor Adventure trips are offered to anyone who wants to experience the wonders of being outside and active. Trips can be simple day trips in the Austin area, week-long backpacking excursions in Big Bend or skiing in Colorado. Each trip is open to all participants, but keep in mind trips have varying levels of difficulty. Check out trip descriptions for more information.

View the Fall 2016 Trip Schedule

Equipment Rental

Outdoor equipment is available to the university community for rental. Equipment available includes (but is not limited to) tents, sleeping bags, coolers, tarps, cooking stoves and more. 

View Rental Rates and Policies

clintonj [at] stedwards.edu (subject: Outdoor%20Rental%20) (Contact Campus Recreation) to reserve rental equipment.

“Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach of us more than we can ever learn from books.” — John Lubbock