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Spring Registration

Stanford Adventure Program registration for spring weekend trip experiences (students only) opens on Wednesday, April 3rd, from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM at the Outdoor Center at AOERC.

 Adventure Program Registration Policies:

  • No refunds will be issued for any reason unless the trip is canceled.  
  • Individuals must be present to sign up for trips. Friends/partners cannot sign someone else up.
  • Adventure Memberships are required for trip sign-up. This can be purchased at the same time as trip registration. 
  • Pre-trip meetings, if noted, are REQUIRED.
  • Participants will need to pay for their trip upon the day of registration.
  • Majority of gear is covered and provided for the trip (including certain clothing layers). 

Registration Information:

  • Step 1: Complete a medical form and release of liability. 
  • Step 2: Pick up a lottery number from the Outdoor Center on registration day. Each number is good for two people. You can pick up a number anytime between 12-5pm on Wednesday. Lottery numbers will also be handed out at the event. 
  • Step 3: At 6:00 PM, we will start the lottery outside the Outdoor Center. You and your friend must be present to register. We will not wait for the person to arrive. If they aren't there within a minute, we will call a different number.
  • Unless otherwise noted, no previous experience is required for any of our trips, and transportation is provided.
  • Trips indicated as moderately to very strenuous require a high level of fitness and typically require you to hike/paddle/ski/etc. many miles per day, often carrying your own equipment.


Spring Trip Schedule

DateTripPre-Trip Meeting (Wed Evening) Cost (Member)Difficulty Level
Fri - Sun, Apr 12 - 14Sunset State Beach BasecampingApril 10 $100Low
Fri - Sun, Apr 12 - 14Mount Diablo BasecampingApril 10 $100Low
Fri - Sun, Apr 19 - 21Henry Coe BackpackingApril 17 $100Moderate
Sat, Apr 20Wildflower Day Hike (East Bay)N/A $35Low
Fri - Sun, Apr 26 - 28Pinnacles Camp and CaveApril 24 $100Low/Moderate
Sat, Apr 27Stand Up PaddleboardingApril 24 $35Moderate
Fri - Sun, May 3 - 5Yosemite BasecampingMay 1 $100Low/Moderate
Sat, May 4Castle Rock BoulderingMay 1 $35Moderate
Sat, May 11Mission Peak Day HikeN/A $35Low/Moderate
Sat, May 18Purisima Redwoods Day HikeN/A $35Low
Fri - Mon, May 24 - 27Eastern Sierra BasecampingMay 22 $125Low/Moderate
Fri - Mon, May 24 - 27Tahoe BasecampingMay 22 $125Low/Moderate
Fri - Sun, May 31 - Jun 2Angel Island BackpackingMay 29 $100Low/Moderate

Descriptions of each trip can be found on our Adventure Program Trips FAQ Page