Jacksonville State University Outdoor Adventure Club

Jacksonville State University Outdoor Adventure Club We adventure into the wild, and give newcomers a chance to experience what the outdoors is all about

Have you ever wanted to try what that crazy sport where you climb on a rock with a rope? Or how about experience the breathtaking views you see in magazines? The Jacksonville State University Outdoor Adventure Club aims to give you the opportunity to experience the outdoors like you've always wanted. We take multiple trips every month to various events and places, and teach handy outdoor skills to help give you lasting experiences throughout life. Anyone can join! We encourage the old to bring in the new!

Mission: To give Jacksonville State University students an opportunity to try various outdoor activities and outdoor skills, while developing a community of like-minded individuals

09/07/2016

Oh and be sure to follow our new Instagram account! "Outdooradventurejsu"

09/07/2016

Hey everyone!! We're trying to make this club awesome again so spread the word! Meetings are every Tuesday at 230 in the coliseum room 326. We'll be planning some adventures to go on very soon so we would love any participation or ideas that anyone has

08/30/2016

Hey y'all! The club is open for anyone who wants to take over. If you're interested, just shoot a message to the club page and I'll send you everything you need to pick it back up.

08/04/2015

Hey folks. My names Paul Killen. I'm a GA at the University of Alabama for outdoor rec and I used to be the VP of this very club. Anyways I was looking to go climb at either sand rock or some tall rocks somewhere around Chattanooga. Look me up on FB and message me if your interested.

Hey y'all! T-shirt money is due by the end of the week. There will be some officers in room 104 of Martin hall this Wedn...
10/06/2014

Hey y'all! T-shirt money is due by the end of the week. There will be some officers in room 104 of Martin hall this Wednesday, between 5-7pm to collect shirt money. If you can't meet then, then feel free to contact an officer.

09/23/2014

This Saturday is our rock climbing trip at Cherokee Rock Village! We will be meeting at the Coliseum at 10:00 AM to haul up and go climb! Be sure to bring water, lunch, and $5 for parking (carpooling encouraged) and wear tennis shoes! See y'all Saturday!

We're going hiking to McDill Point this weekend! Come on out and enjoy some great views on the tallest mountain in Alaba...
09/09/2014

We're going hiking to McDill Point this weekend! Come on out and enjoy some great views on the tallest mountain in Alabama!

Also if you have t-shirt money please contact an officer ASAP.

09/02/2014

Hey y'all. We will be going to Horsepens 40 this weekend! Horsepens 40 is some of the best bouldering in the world! We will be camping over night, and even if climbing isn't your groove, you're more than welcome to come kick it with everyone. There are very limited spots still open, so if you would like to go please let an officer know ASAP.

We will be meeting in the Coliseum parking lot at 10am Saturday morning. please bring at least $20, water, tent/hammock, and a sleeping bag (blanket/pillow will suffice). Keep in mind the weather will be variable, and to pack accordingly.

We do have some camping gear that can be rented, so if you need gear let one of the officers know!

All climbing gear can be rented on location, for $10. So if you plan on climbing please bring an extra $10 for gear (includes crash pad and shoes)
If you have any questions don't hesitate to ask!

Here's the proof for a newest shirt! They will be $20. If you want to order one please message me, or any other officer,...
08/27/2014

Here's the proof for a newest shirt! They will be $20. If you want to order one please message me, or any other officer, with your number, email, and size, and I'll add you to the list!

Spread the word! We've got some brand new adventures and OAC apparel we're planning on showing off. Don't miss out!
08/25/2014

Spread the word! We've got some brand new adventures and OAC apparel we're planning on showing off. Don't miss out!

08/20/2014

Thanks to everyone that signed up today! We managed to get around 300 new members to join the club!

07/18/2014

Have a rockin' Chaco tan? Want to win something for it? Enter our Chaco tan contest and you could win a free whitewater rafting trip with the JSU OAC in the Fall! Enter on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram by using the hashtag #jsuoac. Safe tanning!

02/18/2014

Here at the OAC headquarters, we decided to deviate from the Spring break norm. We'll be heading out to The Great Smoky Mountains National Park for a 3 day backpacking trip!

Here are some minor details:

It's cheaper than the beach.

We leave Monday. We come back Thursday.

21.9 miles

Two nights on the trail. One night(s) (or two) to experience Gatlinburg night life.

We'll be starting at Cades Cove and making our way to Clingman's dome. While backpacking, we'll cross over some of the most renown sites on the Appalachian Trail- Rocky Top, Thunderhead Mountain, Clingman's Dome, and much more.

Let an officer know if you want in; spots are limited.

02/13/2014

Due to the recent weather closures, we've decided to push back our climbing trip this Sunday. Stay tuned for more details! We'll be presenting backpacking details as well!

02/02/2014

Good afternoon adventurers! Hope you all have a killer super bowl plans for this evening!

We'll be having our second meeting at 6:30pm in Club Martin. Don't miss out! We'll be discussing this weekends CAVING TRIP!

Also, don't forget to bring your t-shirt money! Shirts are going fast! Don't miss out.

01/17/2014

Tomorrow is our bouldering trip to Horse Pens 40! We are meeting at the coliseum at 10 AM and are going to camp overnight so bring a sleeping bag, about $15-$20, some food and water, a hammock if you have one and your adventurous side! Even if you didn't sign up at the meeting Tuesday, you are still more than welcome to come! Just let one of the officers know and give them your contact info.

Here's the proof for our Spring 2014 shirts! We hope you enjoy them as much as we do. They're comfort colors and will on...
01/15/2014

Here's the proof for our Spring 2014 shirts! We hope you enjoy them as much as we do. They're comfort colors and will only cost one Andrew Jackson ($20)

01/15/2014

Thanks to everyone who came to the first meeting! We'll have full details of trips and events within the next couple of days!

It's about that time..You guys thought last semester was fun?Get ready
01/13/2014

It's about that time..

You guys thought last semester was fun?

Get ready

11/14/2013

Hey faceboogers! Don't forget! We've got our Sandrock climbing trip this Saturday! Bring your friends, cats, and camels. You won't want to miss this.

If you plan on attending please come to our meeting at 7pm in the Coliseum tomorrow (Thursday), and bring $5 for trip costs.

If you can't make the meeting, but plan on going please contact an officer ASAP to sign up. We'll be meeting at the front Coliseum parking lot at 10:00am Saturday morning. Please wear appropriate shoes, at least one liter of water, and a bagged lunch. We hope to see you there!!

11/05/2013

Mark your calenders!
We'll be going rock climbing at Sandrock on November 16th! All skill levels are welcome to join; trained guides and gear will be provided.

We'll also have a meeting this Thursday at 7pm in the Coliseum, as well as the following Thursday, same time same place. There we will have sign up forms for the trip to Sandrock. Please bring $5 if you plan on going climbing. Don't miss out!

Ocoee Rafting Trip
10/29/2013

Ocoee Rafting Trip

10/24/2013

We will be hosting a t-shirt pickup/light meeting at 7pm in the Coliseum! Come on out and pick up your shirt!

10/22/2013

Hey everyone! T-shirts just came in! Contact an officer soon to get yours.

Don't forget! This SATURDAY is the last day to turn in t-shirt money! Here's the proof. We'll be taking orders until Sat...
10/02/2013

Don't forget! This SATURDAY is the last day to turn in t-shirt money! Here's the proof. We'll be taking orders until Saturday!

We'll have officers at the Coliseum tomorrow between 6-7pm. We'll be accepting money for shirts!

09/25/2013

Hey everyone! We've got a HUGE announcement this Thursday! Don't miss out because only a select few members will be able to join in on the fun.

We'll be having a meeting this Thursday at 7pm in the Coliseum.

09/20/2013

Y'all hear that?!? Paddle Faster! I hear banjo music!

Get stoked. We've got something BIG planned in October. Be the first to know by coming to our next meeting this Thursday at 7pm in the Coliseum!

Trust me. It'll be worth it.

09/12/2013

There will be a second pinhoti backpacking meeting tonight- same time same place (7pm Coliseum) for all members that want to go backpacking, but couldn't make Tuesday's meeting. Don't forget to bring t-shirt money!

09/10/2013

REMINDER: If you plan on going backpacking this Friday you must attend today's meeting at 7pm in the Coliseum! Please bring $5 for the community food fund as well! Also, we will be happy to take t-shirt money as well!

Here's our t-shirt proof for the new Outdoor Adventure Club t-shirts! T-shirts are $20, and the money is due by Septembe...
09/09/2013

Here's our t-shirt proof for the new Outdoor Adventure Club t-shirts! T-shirts are $20, and the money is due by September 30th. If you would like to purchase one please contact me or one of the officers with your name, size, and email!

The shirts will be comfort colors with a front pocket!

09/09/2013

Hey everyone! Don't forget! If you want to go on the Into to backpacking Pinhoti trip this weekend then you MUST attend the meeting on Tuesday September 10th @ 7pm in the Coliseum. If you cannot make it to the meeting, but wish to go please message me or any other officers and we'll work out the details.

Timeline Photos
09/04/2013

Timeline Photos

Tomorrow is finally the day! Come hang out with us on the Quad!
03/19/2013

Tomorrow is finally the day! Come hang out with us on the Quad!

Timeline Photos
03/14/2013

Timeline Photos

03/13/2013

We're back, and would like to officially announce our biggest event of the semester coming up! On Wednesday March 20th from 11am-3pm the Outdoor Adventure Club will be hosting a "Field Day" for JSU students.

We'll have a Rock climbing wall, hammocks to hang out in, giveaways from Mountain High Outfitters, food, live music, tug-of-war, slack-lines, and so much more! Don't miss out on one of the schools biggest events!!

Hey everyone! Who wants to Rave?? Oh and did I mention it's at the largest rock climbing gym in the U.S.? On Saturday, F...
02/04/2013
ROCK & RAVE: WHAT THE?

Hey everyone! Who wants to Rave?? Oh and did I mention it's at the largest rock climbing gym in the U.S.? On Saturday, February 23rd Stone Summit Climbing gym will be hosting the largest climbing fundraiser in the world, ever. The biggest names in climbing will be there, and at night they are hosting a MASSIVE Rave! http://rockandrave.com/what.php

ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23RD, 2013, FROM 7PM TO 2AM AT STONE SUMMIT CLIMBING IN ATLANTA, ROCK & RAVE WILL BECOME THE LARGEST CLIMBING ACCESS FUNDRAISER PARTY IN HISTORY, WITH PROCEEDS SPLIT BETWEEN THE ACCESS FUND, THE SOUTHEASTERN CLIMBERS COALITION, AND THE CAROLINA CLIMBERS COALITION, AND IF YOU'RE...

01/30/2013

Don't forget! We've got our first meeting of the semester tonight at 7pm in the TMB auditorium!

After several rain-checks we are finally to present you with our first meeting of the semester. It's set in stone this t...
01/28/2013

After several rain-checks we are finally to present you with our first meeting of the semester. It's set in stone this time. Be sure to head on over to the TMB @ 7pm on Wednesday the 30th for our meeting!

01/17/2013

In the event of a snow situation on campus the JSU Outdoor Adventure Club will be hosting a campus "snow festival". Get out there and make a snowman for some great prizes!!

01/16/2013

Unfortunately our meeting for tonight as been postponed until next Wednesday. Same time, same place. We've got some exciting things coming your way! Again, sorry for the delay, we just need to finalize some big details before the next meeting.

01/15/2013

We've got good news! We've got "all weather" stickers AND T-shirts from Marmot en route to the Mountain High Warehouse. We'll keep you updated with arrival date, and when you can buy them!!

01/10/2013

Welcome back JSU students! We've got one wild semester planned. Be sure to come to our first meeting this Wednesday at 7pm!

Need some last minute Christmas gifts? Mountain High Outfitters is having some great deals just in time for Christmas!Do...
12/23/2012

Need some last minute Christmas gifts? Mountain High Outfitters is having some great deals just in time for Christmas!

Don't forget! All JSU Outdoor Adventure members recieve 10% their purchase when you shop at Mountain High Outfitters! Mountain High Outfitters

12/14/2012
Jacksonville State University | New JSU Outdoor Adventure Club Offers Opportunities to Explore

Although it's late, here's a tidbit about the club in the JSU news. http://www.jsu.edu/news/articles/2012/10/new-jsu-outdoor-adventure-club-offers-opportunities-to-explore.html

On a side note: Our hearts go out to the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Please support them in anyway possible!

Is rock-climbing your thing? What about backpacking the Rocky Mountains? Maybe you’re a day-hike person, or perhaps you just enjoy relaxing in a hammock by the river.

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Jacksonville, AL
36265

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