Outdoor Adventure

Hours of Operation:
Mon – Fri, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.Sat, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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February 29
Ski Trip: Copper Mountain
Cost: RecOn $50/Other $100, Ikon Pass holders $20
Three new high-speed lifts, upgraded buses, and new parking lots bring a new meaning to Copper’s “Raised on Colorado” experience. Trip includes lift pass, transportation, and half off daily equipment rental. 

February 29
Denver Zoo and Penguin Encounter
Cost: RecOn$35/Other $95
Are you passionate about penguins? Start your encounter with a guided tour through Bird World and get a behind-the-scenes peek at how Denver Zoo cares for hundreds of birds. Spend some time in the kitchen as animal care staff prepare diets and help feed a variety of the Zoo’s fine feathered friends. For the grand finale waddle your way into the world of penguins to interact with one of these loveable creatures and hear from one of their animal care experts about what it takes to care for these unique birds. This adventure is for those 8 years of age and older. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a paid participant that is 16 years of age or older.

March 1
WWW Snowshoeing
Cost: $10
What started thousands of years ago as an essential mode of winter transportation has evolved into a popular recreational activity. Join your fellow Warren Wilderness Women for a great day of snowshoeing. Begin your spring with a beautiful trek through the snow while taking in the rewarding views. Bring your camera and snacks. Location dependent on snowpack on the day of trip.

March 1
Ice Castle and Bigfoot Fantasy Adventure Day
Cost: $35-Adults/$25-Children
Embark on a nature walk while tracking down clues of the existence of Bigfoot. Then we will head to the Dam Brewery for a late lunch followed by a trip through the beautiful ice castle creations in Dillon, CO. Each year a team of artisans spend a combined 4,000 hours dripping, shaping and hand-placing icicles, while embedding them with color-changing LED lights. If you haven’t experienced the ice castles before this is a trip you do not want to miss.

March 3
Belay Training
Cost: $5
Time: 4 – 6 p.m.
Age: 16+
Learn the basics of belaying on the indoor rock wall at Fall Hall. We’ll cover knot tying, harness fitting, climbing equipment, and proper belay techniques. After successful completion of the class, you will have the opportunity to test off to acquire your belay certification, making you eligible to belay unsupervised at the indoor rock wall.

March 7
Ice Climbing
Cost: $45-Single Airmen/$115-Non-Single Airmen
Strap on some crampons and pick up your ice tools! We’ll be heading to Colorado’s Front Range to get some instruction and try our hand at climbing ice! Location is yet to-be-determined based on conditions, but this is a once in a life time experience! Dress warm as we will be outside all day pressed up against frozen waterfalls. Includes transportation, equipment, instruction, and guides.

March 7
Ski Keystone
Cost: $50-RecOn/ $100-Other /$20-Epic Pass Holder
Keystone Resort is spread across three mountain peaks and boasts great tree skiing, wide open groomers, and access to five mountain bowls. With terrain ranging from beginner to advanced spread across 2,148 skiable acres, and 20 lifts, you will be challenged to ski it all. Trip includes lift pass, transportation, and half off of daily equipment rental.

March 7 – 8
Strawberry Hot Springs and Cross Country Ski/Snowshoe/Shopping
Cost: TBD
Do you want to have a great day playing in the snow and then finish it by relaxing in a natural hot spring? We will be heading to Steamboat Springs for a fun day of cross country skiing or snowshoeing and then we will explore the local shopping venues for a couple of hours. We’ll end the day by soaking in Strawberry Hot Springs.

March 8
Moonlight Snowshoe
Cost: $20
Think being in the woods at night is scary? Well, this trip aims to change your perception. We will be traveling by headlamps and moonlight as we venture through the snow on snowshoes. Distance will be between 3-5 miles. Bring a pack, snacks, and water. A thermos of hot fluid is encouraged! Fee includes equipment, transportation, and instruction.

March 10
Intro to Climbing
Cost: $5
Time: 5 – 7 p.m.
Interested in rock climbing but not sure where to start? Afraid to take the first step up the wall? Well don’t fear, this clinic is designed to teach you the basics of climbing equipment, body movement, rating systems, and styles of climbing.  No previous experience necessary and all equipment is included. We’ll hit the basics of climbing to help you to put your fears behind you.

March 11
Kayak Rollover Clinic
Cost: $10 (Consecutive classes will be $5 after first clinic)
It’s almost paddling season! This is the best time to learn the paddle strokes, roll techniques, basic boating concepts to prepare for the paddling trips we have planned this summer. After your first class feel free to come to consecutive classes and we will work with you to conquer your roll, the art of righting a kayak once flipped.

March 13 – 16
Bataan Death March
Cost: Call ODR for details
The Bataan Memorial Death March is a challenging march through the high desert terrain of White Sands Missile Range and conducted in honor of the heroic service members who defended the Philippine Islands during World War II. Go the full 26.2 miles or just do the 13.1 Honorary Route.

March 21
Ski Trip: Vail Resort
Cost: $50-RecOn/$100-Other/$20-Epic Pass Holder
Weather permitting, travel through two mountain passes, and then spend the day exploring over 5,000 acres of legendary terrain at Vail resort. This resort has something for everyone with 1,627 front side acres for beginners and 3,017 acres in the back bowl. Trip includes lift pass, transportation, and half off of daily equipment rental.

March 21
Dogsledding Trip
Cost: $75-RecOn
This half-day dogsledding tour will teach you how to “Drive Your Own Team” of Alaskan Huskies along a scenic 12.5 mile backcountry trail. This tour is approximately 2 hours on-sled and allows for 2 people per sled (unless smaller children, which may permit 3). One person will start as the driver & the other as the passenger; half way around the trail, if both guests are adults, we will stop and switch so that each person gets a chance to drive the sled. Trip includes transportation, guides, and instruction.

March 22
Snowmobile Trip
This guided tour will begin at a rustic mountain cabin, well stocked with helmets, boots, bibs, and warm drinks. After a short introduction to snowmobiling, you will be off on forested trails to the high mountain peaks. Your guide will point out the scenic highlights, allowing plenty of time to take photos and enjoy the majestic views.Trip includes transportation, instruction, guide, and snowmobile.

March 22
WWW Ninja Experience
Cost: $15
The Ninja Warrior game isn’t just for the boys! We have teamed up with The Ninja Playground to offer you this one of a kind opportunity with your fellow Warren Wilderness Women. We will be learning the basics as well as cheering each other on as we tackle everything from warp walls and bars to rock climbing and box obstacles. This adventure is suitable for ladies of ALL skill levels, so come on out and join us in our quest for some ninja glory.

March 24
Belay Training
Cost: $5
Time: 5 – 7 p.m.
Age: 16+
Learn the basics of belaying on the indoor rock wall at Fall Hall. We’ll cover knot tying, harness fitting, climbing equipment, and proper belay techniques. After successful completion of the class, you will have the opportunity to test off to acquire your belay certification, making you eligible to belay unsupervised at the indoor rock wall.

March 25
Building Climbing Anchors
Cost: $5
Time: 5 – 8 p.m.
Climbing anchors are an art form and arguably the single most important skill for intermediate and experienced climbers to learn. Equalizing, pre-equalizing, master points, shelfs, quads, cordelette, 2-point, 3-point… and much more. These are all examples of the things you will learn as you aim to become self sufficient at creating safe anchors to climb on your own. This class is part lecture, part hands-on. Feel free to bring your own equipment or use ours.

March 28 – 29
Stanley Hotel Couples Trip
Cost: $350 per Couple
Estes Park is the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park and a tourist destination. We will be spending the day ice skating, exploring downtown, sidewalk shopping and of course touring the haunted Stanley Hotel. Trip includes all admissions, one night lodging in the Stanley, and transportation.

March 28
Swim with the Fish
Cost: $20-RecOn/$65-Non-RecOn
Have you ever wanted to swim with sea turtles, sting rays, or sharks? Whether you’ve only snorkeled at the local swimming pool or you’ve dived in the tropics, you’ll love the experience of swimming with the fish at the Denver Aquarium! No experience needed. If you are comfortable in water you will do just fine.

March 29
Ski Trip: Eldora
Cost: $50-RecOn/$100-Other/ $20 – Ikon Pass Holders
Did you know Eldora has a new 6-person high-speed detachable chair?  Eldora has something for everyone – steeps, bumps, glades, a terrain park, and groomed corduroy for cruising. It is possibly the most under-rated ski resort in the Front Range. Trip includes lift pass, transportation, and half off of daily equipment rental. 

March 30 – April 3
Basic Recreation Adventure Training (B.R.A.T) Camp
Cost: $200 per child
Age: 10 – 12
Ship the hooligans off to Outdoor Recreation for a week of daily outdoor adventures. Activities will include snowshoeing, sledding, indoor rock climbing, and archery. Drop kids off at 0900 and pick up at 1600 unless otherwise posted. We expect the children to show up prepared for the day’s activities. We hold the right to remove children for the activity for inappropriate behavior. Camp includes: all technical equipment, instruction, transportation, and any admission fees. Parents may be asked to volunteer for different activities, so feel free to ask how you can assist if you are interested. Limited space is available so sign up early.

What we offer

Let US Drive!
Have a season pass or your own lift ticket? Own your own gear but you don’t want to brave the insane weekend traffic? Sit back, relax, and let us do the driving for only $15. You can catch a ride with any of our day-trips all season long.

Click HERE for the current Rental Prices


Full Service Ski Shop
Outdoor Recreation has a full service ski/snowboard shop to get you ready for the upcoming season. Our certified technicians can mount and test ski bindings (Marker, Solomon, and Tyrolia) and snowboard bindings. Bring your gear in for a Pre-season check, wax, edge sharpening, and limited base repair for only $25.

Free Annual U.S. Park Service Pass for U.S. Military
A pass is your ticket to more than 2,000 federal recreation sites. Each pass covers entrance fees at national parks and national wildlife refuges as well as standard amenity fees at national forests and grasslands, and at lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management and Bureau of Reclamation. A pass covers entrance and standard amenity fees for a driver and all passengers in a personal vehicle at per vehicle fee areas (or up to four adults at sites that charge per person). Click HERE for more information. NOTE: Passes are NOT available at ODR. They must be obtained in person at a Federal recreation site by showing a Common Access Card (CAC) or Military ID (Form 1173).

Archery Certifications are available and the Archery Range is open 24/7! Cost is $12. Basic safety certification plus annual membership entitles patrons ages 18 and older to combo lock privileges. Annual membership: Cost is $15 per year per person. Family membership is $15 for first two members and $5 each additional member.

Hunting Season 
Gear up for the hunting season! Outdoor Recreation has what you need to make your hunting experience a success! Choose from outfitter’s tents, sleeping bags, stoves and more.

Special Group Arrangements
Get your group together and have fun! Any group may decide on a trip they want to organize. We provide transportation, can work out details such as tickets, driving and/or equipment. We can tailor a trip for your group! Give us a call!

RV Storage, Fishing and Pavilions

RV Storage ODR manages the on-base RV storage lots at the intersection of Mule Deer and Booker Roads. Storage fees are $25 for back in and $35 for pull through per month. Registration/check-in is completed at the ODR office. Payment is due on the first of each month. A $5 late fee is assessed to each lot after the 10th of the month. Patrons intending to vacate their lot must check out with ODR prior to the beginning of the month to avoid rental fees. In the event the RV storage lot fills, a priority waiting list is available. All stored vehicles must be mobile, insured, licensed and registered. We also have a resale lot! It is only $10 per month.

Base Fishing Permits
All three of the lakes on base are available for fishing. Centennial Lake, located just inside the Gate 1, is catch and release only. North and South Pearson Lakes, located just past the Golf Course on Rogers Road, is catch and keep (restrictions apply). Some areas of Crow Creek require both a base license and a Wyoming State fishing license. Annual permits can be purchased at ODR and are good from January-December of the year registered. A complete brochure of base fishing regulations is also available from ODR. Annual permit fees are:

  • Adult – $10.50
  • Youth (11-17), Senior (60+) and Disabled Vets (30% min) – $7.50
  • Temporary (1-5 days) – $6.50
  • Duplicate – $3.50

Base Lakes Pavilion
The Base Lake Pavilion is located at South Pearson Lake off Rogers Road and is available for year-around rental. It features an enclosed meeting/dining area; ten 6’ tables; 2 outdoor charcoal barbecues; an outdoor playground, volleyball pit and restrooms. The Famcamp Pavilion is located southwest of Ft. D.A. Russell Campground is available when weather is favorable. This pavilion features a covered picnic area, several 6’ tables, restrooms, and situated near an open grassy field, nearby Crow Creek and the base archeological center. Pavilions are rented for a 24-hour period at a cost of $55.

Functions in which alcohol will be present require a 90 MW Alcohol Letter, available from ODR. Please allow at least 7-days prior to event to complete coordination of this letter. A cleaning fee equivalent to a 1-day rental will be assessed to those leaving the facility unclean. All Pavilion rentals must be checked in and checked out with ODR staff.

About Us

Outdoor Recreation provides rental equipment, discounted ski tickets and base fishing permits, paintball, an Outdoor Adventure Program (OAP), two base pavilions – one at Fam Camp and on Lake Pearson (can be used year round), recreational vehicle storage areas, as well as a 125 site FAMCAMP facility.

Equipment rentals include hundreds of items for your use from fishing boats, canoes, campers, super cookers, tents, fishing rods, mountain bikes, metal detectors to high performance snow skis, snowboards, snowblades and two jump houses.

Outdoor Recreation carries discounted ski lift tickets for almost every ski area within a 300 mile range saving the military skier 10 – 50% off resort prices. 

F. E. Warren is a launch point to outrageous outdoor adventure country.

Outdoor Adventure Programs encompass an array of thrilling activities throughout the year. OAP will take you on breathtaking hikes and camping excursions, pulse-pounding white-water rafting or a scenic canoe floats, you’ll enjoy lazy fishing trips, mountain bike adventures or take a day-trip with your family to Water World and Elitch Gardens Amusment Park in Denver, Colorado. Winter trips will find you on the finest ski resorts in the country whether you are a beginner or expert, skier or rider nothing beats wearing yourself out on the slopes and leaving the driving to the professional OAP staff.

If you are interested in visiting a particular location call to schedule a custom trip.

In most cases, we can provide you with a discounted group or military rate and a certified driver.

Fishing on base requires a base permit which is available at Outdoor Recreation with three lakes available for fishing. Centennial Lake, is stocked with large mouth bass, blue gill and crappies and is catch and release, and North and South Pearson Lakes, located just past the Golf Course on Rogers Road, is catch and keep.

FAMCAMP is located on base along Crow Creek. Reservations can be made 30 days in advance by calling (307) 773-3874. A hospitality center houses the camp office, handicap accessible restrooms, laundry facilities, and Wi-Fi. All sites are full hook up – water, sewer and electric 30-50 amp.

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