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Group on Summit in White Mountains NH

September 2021

Day Hike - Lonesome Lake - White Mountains, N.H. - September 11 at 8 a.m. spring

  • Cost: UMass Lowell Student / Faculty / Staff $15
  • Registration Deadline September 9, Noon
  • Physical Exertion: Moderate / Strenuous. Skill Level: Beginner
  • No experience or gear needed!
  • Meets at the Outdoor Center and Bike Shop (5 Lawrence Dr., Lowell, MA) at 8 a.m.
  • Register Online - Day Hike Lonesome Lake
Three Women in Kayaks - Sea Kayaking Gloucester, MA

Sea Kayaking Day Trip - Gloucester, Mass. - September 12 at 8 a.m.

  • Cost: UMass Lowell Student / Faculty / Staff $15
  • Registration Deadline September 9, Noon
  • Physical Exertion: Moderate / Strenuous. Skill Level: Beginner
  • No gear needed - boats, paddles, and Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs) provided!
  • Meets at the Outdoor Center and Bike Shop (5 Lawrence Dr., Lowell, MA) at 8 a.m.
  • Register Online - Sea Kayaking Gloucester
Leaf-lined path in woods lit by the sun

Introduction to Trail Running Series 1 of 3 - Lowell, Mass. - September 16 at 5:30 p.m.

  • Cost: UMass Lowell Student / Faculty / Staff $5 each session
  • Registration Deadline: September 15, Noon
  • Physical Exertion: Moderate. Skill Level: Beginner
  • No experience needed. Please provide your own running shoes (no specific style necessary)
  • Meets at the Outdoor Center and Bike Shop (5 Lawrence Dr., Lowell, MA) a 5:30 p.m., returns by 7 p.m.
  • Register Online - Intro to Trail Run.ning Series Event 1
Yoga Sunset from behind

Sunset Yoga and Full Moon Kayaking - Lowell, Mass. - September 17, 6:30-10:30 p.m.

  • Cost: UMass Lowell Student / Faculty / Staff $15
  • Registration Deadline September 16, Noon
  • Physical Exertion: Light / Moderate. Skill Level: Beginner
  • No experiencer or gear needed. Feel free to bring your own yoga mat if you have one!
  • Meets at the Bellegarde Boathouse / Kayak Center (500 Pawtucket Blvd., Lowell, MA) at 6:15 p.m.
  • Register Online - Sunset Yoga and Full Moon Kayaking
Seven wet smiling people posing on mountain bikes

Mountain Biking Great Brook State Farm - Carlisle, Mass. - September 18, 10 a.m.

  • Cost: UMass Lowell Student / Faculty / Staff $15
  • Registration Deadline September 16, Noon
  • Physical Exertion: Moderate. Skill Level: Beginner
  • No experience or gear needed - bikes and helmets provided!
  • Meets at the Outdoor Center and Bike Shop (5 Lawrence Dr., Lowell, MA) at 10 a.m.
  • Register Online - Mountain Biking Great Brook
A group of participants rafting down a rapid.

Whitewater Rafting Deerfield River - Charlemont, Mass. - September 19, 6:30 a.m.

  • Cost: UMass Lowell Student / Faculty / Staff $75
  • Registration Deadline September 16, Noon
  • Physical Exertion: Light / Moderate. Skill Level: Beginner
  • No experience or gear needed - all gear provided!
  • Meets at the Outdoor Center and Bike Shop (5 Lawrence Dr., Lowell, MA) at 6:30 a.m.
  • Register Online - Whitewater Rafting
kayaking full moon Photo by Libby McGrosky

Equinox Full Moon Paddle - Lowell, Mass. September 21, 7-9 p.m.

  • Cost: UMass Lowell Student / Faculty / Staff $15
  • Registration Deadline September 21, Noon
  • Physical Exertion: Moderate. Skill Level: Beginner
  • No experience or gear needed - boats, paddles, and PFDs provided!
  • Meets at the Bellegarde Boathouse / Kayak Center (500 Pawtucket Blvd., Lowell, MA) at 6:45 p.m.
  • Register Online - Equinox Full Moon Paddle
Two climbers top roping and belayers below.

Rock Climbing Crow Hill - Princeton, Mass. - September 25, 8 a.m.

  • Cost: UMass Lowell Student / Faculty / Staff $15
  • Registration Deadline September 23, Noon
  • Physical Exertion: Moderate. Skill Level: Beginner
  • No experience or gear needed - harnesses, shoes, helmets, and all other climbing gear provided!
  • Meets at the Outdoor Center and Bike Shop (5 Lawrence Dr., Lowell, MA) at 8 a.m.
  • Register Online - Rock Climbing Crow Hill
Lone Hiker on a Bare Mountain Top

Day Hike Mount Monadnock - Jaffrey, N.H. - September 26, 8 a.m.

  • Cost: UMass Lowell Student / Faculty / Staff $15
  • Registration Deadline September 23, Noon
  • Physical Exertion: Moderate. Skill Level: Beginner
  • No experience or gear needed!
  • Meets at the Outdoor Center and Bike Shop (5 Lawrence Dr., Lowell, MA) at 8 a.m.
  • Register Online - Day Hike Mount Monadnock
Leaf-lined path in woods lit by the sun

Introduction to Trail Running Series Event 2 Of 3 - Lowell, Mass. - September 30, 5:30 p.m.

  • Cost: UMass Lowell Student / Faculty / Staff $5 each session
  • Registration Deadline September 29, Noon
  • Physical Exertion: Moderate. Skill Level: Beginner
  • No experience needed. Bring your own running shoes (no specific style needed)
  • Meets at the Outdoor Center and Bike Shop (5 Lawrence Dr., Lowell, MA) at 5:30 p.m., returns by 7 p.m.
  • Register Online - Intro to Trail Running Series Event 2
Rider About to Crash on Mountain Bike

October 2021

Wilderness First Aid Presented By SOLO Schools - Lowell, Mass. - October 2 & 3

  • Cost: UMass Lowell Student / Faculty / Staff $175, Public $195
  • Registration Deadline September 29, Noon
  • Physical Exertion: Easy. Skill Level: Beginner
  • Trip meets at the Campus Recreation Center (322 Aiken Ave., Lowell, MA) at 8 a.m. and ends approximately 5 p.m. both days
  • More details on Instruction Workshops page
  • Register Online - Wilderness First Aid
A group of backpackers with smiling faces surrounding a Long Trail Sign.

Backpacking The Long Trail - White Rocks National Rec. Area, Vt. - Oct. 8-10

  • Cost: UMass Lowell Student / Faculty / Staff $50
  • Registration Deadline October 6, Noon
  • Physical Exertion: Moderate. Skill Level: Beginner
  • No experience or gear needed! Personal items available to rent. Group gear part of trip cost.
  • Pre-trip meeting Outdoor Center and Bike Shop Oct. 6 at 7 p.m.
  • Trip meets at the Outdoor Center and Bike Shop (5 Lawrence Dr., Lowell, MA) on Oct. 8 at 5 p.m.
  • Register Online - Backpacking the Long Trail
Cyclists lined up with bright safety gear on a dark night.

Midnight Marathon Bike Ride - Hopkinton to Boston, Mass. – Oct. 10-11

  • Cost: UMass Lowell Student / Faculty / Staff $15
  • Registration Deadline October 7, Noon
  • Physical Exertion: Strenuous. Skill Level: Intermediate
  • No gear needed - bikes and helmets provided!
  • Trip meets at the Outdoor Center and Bike Shop (5 Lawrence Dr., Lowell, MA) on Oct. 10 at 9 p.m.
  • Register Online - Midnight Marathon Bike Ride
Leaf-lined path in woods lit by the sun

Introduction to Trail Running Series Event 3 Of 3 - Lowell, Mass. – Oct. 14, 5:30 p.m.

  • Cost: UMass Lowell Student / Faculty / Staff $5 each session
  • Registration Deadline October 13, Noon
  • Physical Exertion: Moderate. Skill Level: Beginner
  • No experience needed. Bring your own running shoes (no specific style needed)
  • Meets at the Outdoor Center and Bike Shop (5 Lawrence Dr., Lowell, MA) at 5 p.m., returns by 6:30 p.m.
  • Register Online - Intro to Trail Running Series Event 3
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Homecoming Open Boathouse - Lowell, Mass. – Oct. 16, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

  • Cost: UMass Lowell Student / Faculty / Staff / Alumni / Families FREE
  • FREE 1 Hour Kayak, Canoe and SUP rentals with UML ID!
  • Physical Exertion: Light. Skill Level: Beginner
  • No experience or gear needed - boats, paddles and PFDs all provided!
  • Meets at the Bellegarde Boathouse / Kayak Center (500 Pawtucket Blvd., Lowell, MA)
  • Not required, but you may Register Online - Homecoming Open Boathouse
Mountain Biker Riding Down Rock

Mountain Biking Yudicki - Nashua, N.H. – Oct. 17, 10 a.m.

  • Cost: UMass Lowell Student / Faculty / Staff $15
  • Registration Deadline October 14, Noon
  • Physical Exertion: Moderate. Skill Level: Intermediate
  • No experience or gear needed - bikes and helmets provided!
  • Meets at the Outdoor Center and Bike Shop (5 Lawrence Dr., Lowell, MA) at 10 a.m.
  • Register Online - Mountain Biking Yudicki
Central Rock Gym climbing facility.

Indoor Climbing - Central Rock Gym Stoneham, Mass. – Oct. 21, 6 p.m.

  • Cost: UMass Lowell Student / Faculty / Staff $15
  • Registration Deadline October 21, Noon
  • Physical Exertion: Easy/Moderate. Skill Level: Beginner
  • No experience or gear needed!
  • Meets at the Outdoor Center and Bike Shop (5 Lawrence Dr., Lowell, MA) at 6 p.m.
  • Register Online - Indoor Climbing
Young woman setting up a climbing anchor

Rock Climbing Top Rope Site Manager Course Den Rock Lawrence, Mass. and Deers Leap Windham, N.H. Oct. 23 & 24

  • Cost: UMass Lowell Student / Faculty / Staff $50
  • Registration Deadline October 20, Noon
  • Physical Exertion: Moderate. Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Pre-trip meeting October 19, 7 p.m.
  • No gear necessary. Prior climbing experience is encouraged.
  • Meets at the Outdoor Center and Bike Shop (5 Lawrence Dr., Lowell, MA) at 8 a.m. both days
  • Register Online - Rock Climbing Top Rope Site Manager Course
Group on a high trail in the White Mountains

Day Hike Mount Moosilauke - White Mountains, N.H. – Oct. 30, 7 a.m.

  • Cost: UMass Lowell Student / Faculty / Staff $15
  • Registration Deadline October 28, Noon
  • Physical Exertion: Strenuous. Skill Level: Intermediate
  • No experience or gear needed!
  • Meets at the Outdoor Center and Bike Shop (5 Lawrence Dr., Lowell, MA) at 7 a.m.
  • Register Online - Day Hike Mount Moosilauke
Group Posing with Mountain Bikes in Forest

Mountain Biking - Lowell Dracut Tyngsboro State Forest, Lowell, Mass. - Oct. 31

  • Cost: UMass Lowell Student / Faculty / Staff $15
  • Registration Deadline: October 14, Noon
  • Physical Exertion: Moderate. Skill Level: Intermediate
  • No gear needed - bikes and helmets provided! Some mountain biking experience recommended.
  • Meets at the Outdoor Center and Bike Shop (5 Lawrence Dr., Lowell, MA) at 10 a.m.
  • Register Online - Mountain Biking Lowell Dracut Tyngsboro SF
Central Rock Gym climbing facility.

November 2021

Indoor Climbing - Central Rock Gym Stoneham, Mass. – Nov. 4, 6-10 p.m.

  • Cost: UMass Lowell Student / Faculty / Staff $15
  • Registration Deadline November 4, Noon
  • Physical Exertion: Easy/Moderate. Skill Level: Beginner
  • No experience or gear needed!
  • Meets at the Outdoor Center and Bike Shop (5 Lawrence Dr., Lowell, MA) at 6 p.m.
  • Register Online - Indoor Climbing
Happy Hiking Group Posing on a Trail

Wellness Day Hike - Mt Wachusett - Princeton, Mass. – Nov. 6, 8 a.m.

  • Cost: UMass Lowell Student / Faculty / Staff $15*
  • Registration Deadline: November 4, Noon
  • Physical Exertion: Easy / Moderate. Skill Level: Beginner
  • No experience or gear needed!
  • Meets at the Outdoor Center and Bike Shop (5 Lawrence Dr,. Lowell, MA) at 8 a.m.
  • Register Online - Wellness Day Hike

*Pay what you are able.

Mountain bikers beside a tree with a bear carved out of its trunk.

Mountain Biking - Bear Brook State Park, Allenstown N.H. - November 14, 8 a.m.

  • Cost: UMass Lowell Student / Faculty / Staff $15
  • Registration Deadline November 10, Noon
  • Physical Exertion: Moderate. Skill Level: Intermediate
  • No gear needed - bikes and helmets provided! Some mountain biking experience encouraged.
  • Meets at the Outdoor Center and Bike Shop (5 Lawrence Dr., Lowell, MA) at 8 a.m.
  • Register Online - Mountain Biking Bear Brook State Park
Indoor Rock Climbing Gym

Indoor Climbing - Central Rock Gym Stoneham, Mass. - November 18, 6-10 p.m.

  • Cost: UMass Lowell Student / Faculty / Staff $15
  • Registration Deadline November 18, Noon
  • Physical Exertion: Easy / Moderate. Skill Level: Beginner
  • No experience or gear needed!
  • Meets at the Outdoor Center and Bike Shop (5 Lawrence Dr., Lowell, MA) at 6 p.m.
  • Register Online - Indoor Climbing
Snowy overlook with two people in winter gear looking out

Day Hike - Cardigan Mountain - Orange, N.H. – Nov. 20, 8 a.m.

  • Cost: UMass Lowell Student / Faculty / Staff $15
  • Registration Deadline November 18, Noon
  • Physical Exertion: Easy / Moderate. Skill Level: Beginner
  • No experience or gear needed!
  • Meets at the Outdoor Center and Bike Shop (5 Lawrence Dr., Lowell, MA) at 8 a.m.
  • Register Online - Indoor Climbing
Central Rock Gym climbing facility.

Indoor Climbing - Central Rock Gym Stoneham, Mass. – Dec. 2, 6-10 p.m.

  • Cost: UMass Lowell Student / Faculty / Staff $15
  • Registration Deadline December 2, Noon
  • Physical Exertion: Easy / Moderate. Skill Level: Beginner
  • No experience or gear needed!
  • Meets at the Outdoor Center and Bike Shop ;(5 Lawrence Dr., Lowell, MA) at 6 p.m.
  • Register Online - Indoor Climbing

January 2022

Wilderness First Responder Presented by Solo - Lowell, Mass. - January 2-9, 2022

  • Cost: UMass Lowell Student / Faculty / Staff $550, Public $625
  • Registration Deadline 29, Noon
  • Physical Exertion: Easy. Skill Level: Beginner
  • Trip meets at the Campus Recreation Center (322 Aiken Ave., Lowell, MA) at 8 a.m., ends approximately 5 p.m. every day
  • More details on Instruction Workshops page
  • Register Online - Wilderness First Aid

ARCHIVE FALL 2019 TRIPS AND EVENTS fall

TripDatesLocationAbility LevelCostRegistrationDeadline
Mount Wachusett Day HikingDecember 7, 8 a.m.Princeton, Mass.Beginner / Moderate;$10 UMass Lowell
$20 Guest
Register OnlineDecember 6, Noon
Mountain Biking Groton Town ForestDecember 8, 10 a.m.Groton, Mass.Beginner / Moderate;$10 UMass Lowell, $5 with own bike
$30 Guest
Register OnlineDecember 6, Noon
Winter Break Sea Kayaking FloridaDecember 28 - January 6*10,000 Islands / Everglades, Fla.Beginner / Moderate to Strenuous$375 UMass Lowell
$575 Guest*
Register OnlineDeadline & Pre-trip Meetings:
See the details link
Wilderness First Responder Presented by SOLOJanuary 11-18, 9 a.m.Lowell, Mass.N/A$550 UMass Lowell
$625 Public
Register OnlineJanuary 10, Noon
Sea Kayaking at Sunset

Winter Break - Sea Kayaking

10,000 Islands and Everglades National Park, Florida

December 28*, 2019 - January 6*, 2020

$375 UMass Lowell, $575 Guest + Travel, $200 Deposit

Trip Details

Register Online - Deadline November 29, 2019