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Guided Day and Weekend Trips

Get out outside to explore new places, gain skills, meet new people and have fun. A wide range of trips focusing on beginner opportunities in backpacking, kayaking, climbing, camping, hiking, bicycling, skiing and more.

Let us guide you!

West Virginia boasts some of the most impressive natural resources in the nation—like the highest density of whitewater miles and over 500 climbing and bouldering routes within a 10-mile radius of Morgantown. Let us organize the logistics so you can enjoy the sites and connect with other students!

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International Student?

In partnership with the Office of Global Affairs, we are excited to offer WVU international students a scholarship for our day and weekend trips!

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Frequently Asked Questions

What kinds of trips are there?

Adventure WV will guide you on hiking, backpacking, rock climbing, camping, cycling, skiing (downhill and cross country) and other activities. Trips take place within driving distance from campus—transportation is provided. Some trips are local to Morgantown, while others are a few-hour drive.

How do I sign up?

Visit the Registration Link above to see what is offered this semester and to register.  You will need to sign in to register using your WVU Credentials.

What does it cost?

Cost varies from trip to trip. Your fee covers instruction, equipment, transportation and food (if relevant). Payment is via credit card on the online system unless otherwise indicated.

Refunds will only be given to those who give notice more than one week prior to the trip that they cannot attend. Extended trips that require more planning must be canceled 45 days in advance and may include a non-refundable deposit. A refund may be given after this time if a replacement can be found from the trip’s wait list.

How long are trips?

Trip length varies from a partial day to multi-day.

Who is eligible?

Guided trips are open to all SRC members. Trips are designed for WVU students as the primary audience. Sponsored guests may be able to attend at the discretion of Adventure WV management. All participants must meet the Essential Eligibility Criteria.

Do you have equipment? Can I use my own?

Adventure WV has all the equipment you’ll need except for personal clothing. You will receive information detailing what to bring on your trip after registration.

Who are the leaders?

Leaders are typically Adventure WV Student staff. Staff will hold a Wilderness First Aid certification, leadership training and training specific to the activity they are leading.

Are there other rules?

Yes, please refer to our Guided Trips Policies page.