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Northland Highways Field Fest Day

These outings are only open to students currently enrolled in Northland Highways. SOEI Outdoor Pursuits is offering a day of outings to Northland Highways students! Discover your sense of place in the Northwoods you’ve been studying and connecting to during your course, and spend time in nature with folks outside of your cohort. Each outing…  Read More


CAMBA Gateway Trail Mountain Biking

Hayward, Wisconsin Hayward, WI, United States

Join SOEI Outdoor Pursuits staff for a fun getaway to enjoy the award-winning Hayward Hospital Gateway Trail. Part of a larger community wellness initiative, CAMBA’s Gateway trail consists of ‘flowy’ dirt single track trails winding through the forests and around streams and lakes in the vicinity of the Hayward Hospital. No previous mountain biking experience…  Read More

$10 – $30

Outdoor Pursuits ‘Scenario Sunday’ Clinic

Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute 1411 Ellis Ave., Ashland, WI

Join SOEI Outdoor Pursuits as we focus on reviewing and then practicing responses to a specific aspect of wilderness medicine to keep your wilderness medicine skills sharp. Patient Assessment Drills! Backcountry Illness Round Robins! Splinting Workshops! At the end of our clinic, we’ll enjoy ice cream sundaes and debrief. These monthly clinics are aimed at…  Read More

Free – $10

Woodscraft Skills

Cornucopia, Wisconsin Cornucopia, WI, United States

Join SOEI Outdoor Pursuits leaders and woodscraft expert Greg Weiss. The full cost of facilitating this SOEI day outing ($75.00/person) has been largely offset by a generous grant from the Endeavor Foundation. What’s more, to meet our goal of ensuring equitable access to our experiences, students may choose from three price-point options. There will be…  Read More

$10 – $30

Forest Lodge Art and Writing Retreat Weekend Trip

Forest Lodge Educational Campus 22230 Garmisch Road, Cable, WI, United States

You’ve worked hard this semester—it’s time to take a deep breath before finals! Join SOEI student leaders for a relaxing weekend getaway at Forest Lodge. Nestled on the south shore of Lake Namekagon, you’ll enjoy leisurely walks through the Forest Lodge Nature Trail, lounging in the Boat House overlooking Champaign Island, and eating hearty, home-cooked…  Read More

$25 – $75

1st Annual Northland College Candlelight Ski

Northland College Nordic Ski Trail System 1411 Ellis Avenue, Ashland, WI, United States

Join SOEI Outdoor Pursuits in our newest campus tradition! Come explore our recently developed campus Nordic Ski trail system by candlelight, and then enjoy treats and hot drinks by the warming fire. Use your own equipment or head down to Outdoor Pursuits’ Nordic Ski Center (found in the LumberJack Lounge on the lower level of…  Read More


Ice Fishing at Long Lake

Long Lake (near Washburn, Wisconsin)

Looking for a quintessential Northwoods winter experience? Join SOEI Outdoor Pursuits for a day on the ice of our local gem, Long Lake. We’ll cut some holes, set some fishing lines, build a fire, drink hot cocoa, and bring snowshoes for those who want to explore the lake. Transportation, experienced instructors, lunch, and all equipment…  Read More

$10 – $30

Intro to Winter Camping Weekend Trip

Rainbow Lake Wilderness Drummond, Wisconsin

Love to camp but haven’t tried it on the snow? Join SOEI Outdoor Pursuits for a one-night excursion to the Rainbow Lake Wilderness. Learn the art of using a hot tent (a canvas tent and wood stove), cooking over a fire, and staying warm out there in winter. At the end, you’ll be certified to…  Read More

$25 – $75

Winter Fatbiking Outing

Hayward, Wisconsin Hayward, WI, United States

Who says you can’t bike with snow on the ground? With a fatbike, you can traverse snowy terrain otherwise inaccessible to bike enthusiasts! Join SOEI Outdoor Pursuits on a winter ride on the award-winning CAMBA Gateway Trail. No winter biking experience or gear necessary. All bikes and helmets will be provided by New Moon Bike…  Read More

$10 – $30

Ice Climbing

Duluth, Minnesota

Join SOEI Outdoor Pursuits for a day on the ice. No experience necessary; you’ll learn the basics of crampon and ice tool use, body positioning, and movement at one of the Northwoods’ premier ice-climbing destinations! Transportation, experienced instructors, lunch, and all equipment provided. This event is open to current Northland College students, faculty, and staff.…  Read More

$10 – $30