Outdoor Adventure

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(307) 773-2988
110 East Plaza
Hours of Operation:
Mon – Fri, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m
Sat, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 

Events and Programming

 

July 1 – 3 – Wind River Hiking Trip Day 1: Meet at Big Sandy Trailhead in the southwestern Wind River Range around noon. Have a sack lunch (provided), a short trip orientation, and insure that everyone has all necessary items. Leave Big Sandy Trailhead about 2 p.m. and hike to the Big Sandy Lake area on the southern side of the Cirque of Towers. Arrive 5 – 6 p.m., set up camp and have dinner. Day 2: Have breakfast at 7:30 a.m., get a sack lunch, and prepare to leave camp to hike up Mitchell Peak and travel to Jackass Pass on the edge of the Cirque of Towers. Return to camp 5 – 6 p.m and have dinner. Day 3: Have breakfast at 7:30 a.m. and prepare to leave camp by 9 a.m. Hike seven miles and arrive back at Big Sandy Trailhead between 12 – 1 p.m. Leave Big Sandy Trailhead 2 p.m. and arrive back in Cheyenne between 7 – 8 p.m. Cost is $75 per person and includes all the equipment you will need, food and transportation. Don’t miss out on an adventure of a lifetime.

July 1 – 3 – Wind River Hiking Trip Day 1: Meet at Big Sandy Trailhead in the southwestern Wind River Range around noon. Have a sack lunch (provided), a short trip orientation, and insure that everyone has all necessary items. Leave Big Sandy Trailhead about 2 p.m. and hike to the Big Sandy Lake area on the southern side of the Cirque of Towers. Arrive 5 – 6 p.m., set up camp and have dinner. Day 2: Have breakfast at 7:30 a.m., get a sack lunch, and prepare to leave camp to hike up Mitchell Peak and travel to Jackass Pass on the edge of the Cirque of Towers. Return to camp 5 – 6 p.m and have dinner. Day 3: Have breakfast at 7:30 a.m. and prepare to leave camp by 9 a.m. Hike seven miles and arrive back at Big Sandy Trailhead between 12 – 1 p.m. Leave Big Sandy Trailhead 2 p.m. and arrive back in Cheyenne between 7 – 8 p.m. Cost is $75 per person and includes all the equipment you will need, food and transportation. Don’t miss out on an adventure of a lifetime.

July 1-3 – Cirque of the Towers/Wind River Backpacking
Cost: $75
Time: 5 a.m. Age: 18+
The Cirque of the Towers, located in the Wind River Range is one of the most breathtaking mountain ranges in the state, if not the nation! We will be head- ing out for a three-day trip and hiking over 20 miles to, from, and around Big Sandy Lake and Jackass Peak. Day one we will start our 6+ mile hike in to our camp at Big Sandy Lake where we will cook dinner and look at the stars. Day two we will head through Jackass Ridge to see the scenery of the Cirque before descending back to camp where we will bed down back at camp. Day three we will descend back to our vehicles and come home. Trip includes most meals, camping equipment, and guide. Don’t forget to attend the mandatory pre-trip meeting (and pre-registration) to cover trip logistics on June 27 at 5 p.m.

July 1 – Butterfly Pavilion & Ce- lestial Seasonings Tea Tour
Cost: $19
Time: 8 a.m.
Join us for a 45 minute tour of the Celestial Seasonings tea factory in beautiful Boulder, Colorado. After the tour we will stop by the Butterfly Pavilion tropical rainforest where 1,600 butterflies rule the sky! Trip covers transportation and admission fees. Bring money for food and souvenirs. Pre-register by June 28.

July 3 – Women’s Climbing Day
Cost: FREE
Women’s climb day is an opportunity for the local women’s climbing com- munity to get together to develop their climbing skill and technique in a judge free environment. What better support than to climb with other women who have a desire to get stronger and more fit? Don’t forget to sign up for a belay certification class on Thursday if you want to learn the technique of belaying! No preregistration required.

July 5, 12, 19, 26 – Wingman|Wednesday|
Active Duty ONLY Cost: FREE
In honor of our Active Duty members, enjoy a day of climbing on us. That’s right, bring in your Active Duty Military ID and climb all day for FREE! Don’t forget to sign up for a belay certification class on Thursday’s if you want to learn the technique of belaying! No preregistration required.

July 8 – Skydiving
Cost: $125 (Single Airmen Initiative Price)
Cost: $200 (All others) Time: TBD
Conquer your fears! Join us as we head to Mile Hi Skydiving for a tandem jump using the pilot-passenger freefall system making your jump easier and safer. This is a great way to make your first jump or to get back into skydiving if you haven’t been in a while. Trip includes transportation, instruction, and one jump. Bring extra money to purchase your video of your jump! Pre-register by July 5.

July 8 – Family Rafting Trip
Cost: $75
Age: 7+ and 50 lbs or more
Time: TBD
This exciting and memorable adventure is perfect for those new to the sport of rafting or for those desiring a family trip. Kids love to ride in the front of the raft where they can get splashed while water fighting with other boats. We will be using Wanderlust Adventures, who will provide guides, instruction, and equipment. Don’t forget cameras, snacks, water, and a change of clothes! Pre-register by July 5.

July 9 – Medicine Bow Peak Summit (12,000’)
Cost: $20
Age: 16+ Time: 5 a.m.
Medicine Bow Peak is in the Snowy Range of Wyoming. This small, but very beautiful and well-named range is full of sparkling lakes and flowery meadows with scenic peaks rising above. Medicine Bow Peak is one of the most popular mountain in Wyoming reaching 12,000 feet high and is the highest mountain in Southern Wyoming. The route we will take is around 6 miles round trip, and we will gain 1,600 feet elevation from the Lake Marie trailhead. Expect colder temps and possible snow. This hike is not for the faint of heart as we will be at high elevation with afternoon storms possible. Bring over the ankle boots (non military boots), a day pack with appropriate clothing for the weather (no cotton), water, and snacks. ODR will provide transportation, guides, and any technical gear necessary. Pre-register by July 5.

July 11 – Climbing 101
Cost: $5
Time: 4 – 6 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 included. We will cover everything you need to know to put your fears behind you. No preregistration required.

July 11 – Trails-Day Bike Ride (Road Cycling)
Cost: $5
Time: 5 p.m.
Trails-Day is our monthly biking meet-up ride. We will meet at Outdoor Recreation before departing for either a road ride or mountain bike ride (check dates for which is which). Bike rentals are available from ODR for half-off for this event only! Meet some like-minded cyclists and get out to explore all that the local community has to offer! No experience needed, instructors will cater to the group on hand with distances and difficulties. No preregistration required.

July 13, 27 – Belay Training
Cost: $5
Time: 4 – 6 p.m. Age: 16+
Learn the basics of belaying at the indoor rock wall at ODR. We will cover knot tying, harness fitting, climbing equipment, commands, and proper belay technique. After successful completion of the class, you will have the ability to test off to achieve your belay certification card making you eligible to belay at the ODR indoor rock wall unsupervised. No preregistration required.

July 13, 27 – Boater Safety Training
Cost: FREE
Time: 4 – 6 p.m. Age: 18+
Ski-boats and jet-skis are just a few of the boats that ODR rents out. Sign up to attend this required safety training that will teach you all you need to know for safe operation of the craft. This course will make you eligible to rent out water craft for future use. Don’t miss out on this training or you will be high and dry for summer water fun! No preregistration required.

July 15 – Outdoor Climbing Trip
Cost: $20
Time: 6 p.m.
ODR is now offering outdoor rock climbing trips. We will be heading for the hills to try our hands on some real rock. No experience necessary to at- tend as we will be setting up a wide range of climbs for first timers all the way up to those tough guys. Location is to be determined based on condition, but no matter where we head, expect great quality climbs and spectacular views! Transportation, equipment, and instruction provided. Remember to pack a sack lunch, appropriate clothing for the weather, sunscreen, cameras, and water! Pre-register by July 12.

July 16 – Downhill Mountain Bik- ing (Trestle Bike Park)
Cost: $50 (Single Airmen Initiative) Cost: $200 (All others)
Age: 18+
Time: 6:30 a.m.
The Trestle Bike Park at Winter Park ski resort is a four-time first place winner in the MTBparks.com Riders’ Choice Best Bike Parks Awards for the Rocky Mountain Region. Quite possibly one of the best known bike parks outside Western Canada, Trestle is perched high in the Rockies and famed for its manicured runs and features courtesy of none other than Gravity Logic, Trestle is the “flow” park in its region. Trip includes transportation, full day pass, and rental bike. Pre-register by July 12.

July 17-21 – Base Recreational Adventure Training (BRAT) Camp
Cost: $200
Age: 10-12
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. 
Summer is in full swing and we will be taking the kiddos out to teach them a wide range of outdoor skills and activities. We will learn archery, water safety techniques, canoe and kayak basics, mountain bike skills, indoor and outdoor rock climbing, and hiking. This is NOT a daycare, but rather a week of outdoor activities to teach the young ones how to enjoy the outdoors, find a new hobby, and respect and care of the environment in a safe manor. Camp includes all equipment, transportation, instruction, and lunch on the last day. Please pack a lunch Monday through Thursday, bring water and appropriate clothing for the weather! Pre-register by July 12.

July 22-23 – Royal Gorge Rafting (Class IV-V)
Cost: $75
Age: 16+ 
Time: TBD
The Royal Gorge, considered one of the top 10 whitewater rafting runs in the country, start off in the bighorn sheep section before launch into the beauty of the gorge. Travel under one of the world’s highest suspension bridges while rafting seven miles of class IV and V whitewater including rapids such as Sledge Hammer, Wall Slammer and Sunshine Falls. After a full day of rafting we will  camp out and have time to reflect on our exciting day together. Trip includes guides, transportation, and all equipment. Trip does not include food so bring something to cook, money for dinner, snacks and water. This trip is not for the timid and swimming ability is required. Pre-register by July 19.

July 23 – Brewery Tour
Cost: $19
Age: 21+ Time: 10 a.m.
Did you know that there are over 24 breweries in Fort Collins? In 2014 there was 1 brewery for every 7,600 people. Well that doesn’t seem like much, consider there are over 150,000 people in Fort Collins that’s a LOT OF BEER! Let us do the driving as we hit 3-4 breweries for you to sample the goods in a safe manor. Breweries are TBD based on time, cost, and events. Make sure to bring money for tastings and tours (not included). Bring proof of age and remember to drink responsibly! Pre- register by July 19.

July 25 – Trails-Day Bike Ride (Mountain Biking)
Cost: $5
Time: 5 p.m.
Trails-Day is our monthly biking meet-up ride. We will meet at Outdoor Recreation before departing for either a road ride or mountain bike ride (check dates for which is which). Bike rentals are available from ODR for half-off for this event only! Meet some like-minded cyclists and get out too explore all that the local community has to offer! No experience needed, instructors will cater to the group on hand with distances and difficulties. No preregistration required.

July 28-29 – 14er Series; Mount Bierstadt (14,060’)
Cost: $35
Time: 5 p.m.
Mount Bierstadt located in the Front Range in Colorado is a relatively short climb of roughly 6.5 miles round-trip. Starting from Guanella Pass at just over 11,000 feet we will climb roughly 3,000’ to the summit. Bierstadt is considered one of the best entry peaks for first time “14er” climbers and should lend for a great experience for first timers or for those trying to get a bit higher in the Alpine terrain! We will be heading out the night before to set up camp to allow for an early start. Bring good clothing and expect for colder temperatures and the possibility of snow! Equipment, transportation, and instruction provided. Bring food or money for dinner, break- fast, and snacks, as well as plenty of water! Pre-register by July 26.

Full Service Ski Shop You tune up your car, why not your skis or snowboard? 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 and snowboard bindings. Bring your gear in for a pre-season check, wax, edge sharpening, and limited base repair for only $25.

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

CAMPERS
Springdale 28
Aliner
Grey Wolf Toy Hauler
Scamp
Springdale
RPod

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.

RV Storage Lot Help Needed
RV storage lot patrons are reminded to conspicuously display their lot identification card on their items stored. If that lot card has been misplaced, patrons may obtain another at Outdoor Recreation. When you return your RV to the storage lot at the end of the season, be sure you re-display your lot id card and park in the lot assigned to you.

According to our AFI (34-110 3.16), you must have a current copy of your registration and insurance on file. We also need to make sure you have an up to date email and phone number so we can contact you. If your contract and records are not up to date or if you are not current on your payment, your vehicle will be towed. Please make sure you are parked in the correct site number or your vehicle could be towed.

Thank you for your cooperation as we head into our busy season. If you have any questions, please call Outdoor Recreation at 773-2988.

Volunteers Needed! OAP is looking for volunteer ski bus drivers for the upcoming season. All volunteers must have a valid government driver’s license with a surrey bus endorsement, First Aid and a current CPR certification. Come and enjoy a trip on us! Call 773-2988 for information.

Winter Equipment for Rent! Did you know our inventory of winter equipment includes everything from Ice-Fishing Huts to ATVs? We have all kinds of winter gear besides skis and snowboards, so stop in to see what other adventures await you!

Outdoor Recreation continues to rent items including tents, tent heaters, sleeping bags, camp stoves, and lanterns. If backcountry adventures are what you’re looking for, ATVs, snowshoes, and mountain bike rentals will be available throughout the winter season. 

All Trips must meet minimum participant requirements to “go.” Trip may be cancelled due to unsafe road or travel conditions and/or other valid circumstances. Refunds for cancelled trips will be issued within two business days. Refunds for cancellations less than 48 hours in advance or trip unless circumstances of military duty, or verifiable illness or injury.

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

Full Service Ski Shop
Outdoor Recreation has a full service ski shop to get you ready for the upcoming season.

Our certified technicians can mount and test ski bindings (Marker, Solomon & Tyrolia) and all snowboard bindings, wax, sharpen, perform base repair and safety checks on all of your equipment.

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!

NEW Rental Items
ODR has new rental items including kayaks, camping gear, paintball markers, bikes, helmets, racks and a multi-activity bounce house! Enjoy the great outdoors and let ODR assist you with all your rental needs. Click HERE!

Paintball
Come out and play! New paintball markers have arrived and we are ready to schedule and equip your group or squadron for some summer paintball games.
Looking for a place to have a birthday party? We can set you up! Make reservations (two weeks in advance) for an Awesome Splat Paintball Party! This high energy, physically active, extreme birthday activity is not for the faint of heart! Participants must be 11 years or older. The play package includes marker, mask and filled Co2 tank – only $20 per person! Paint is $62 per case (2,000 balls). An adult to child ratio of 1:6 is a play requirement. Click HERE for the brochure!

Base Fishing Permits
All lakes on base are available for fishing. Centennial Lake, located just inside the Gate 1, is catch and release only. Pearson Lake, 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

Full Service Ski Shop
Outdoor Recreation has a full service ski shop to get you ready for the upcoming season. Our certified technicians can mount and test ski bindings (Marker, Solomon & Tyrolia) and all snowboard bindings, wax, sharpen, perform base repair and safety checks on all of your equipment.

Winter Sport Equipment & Ski Passes
Outdoor Recreation has a full line of winter rentals from skis, snowboards, snowblades, cross country skis, snowshoes, ice augers and more.  We’re also your source for daily discounted ski lift tickets to Keystone, A-Basin,Winter Park,Copper Mountain, Breckenridge, Vail, Beaver Creek,Loveland, Eldora, Steamboat and more! Season passes available for Copper-Winter Park-Steamboat; Keystone-A-Basin;Loveland. Restrictions apply.

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

Birthday Parties

Make reservations for An Awesome Splat Paintball Party! A high energy, physically active, extreme birthday activity that is not for the faint of heart. Paintball is a seasonal so parties can be scheduled for April thought October only, weather permitting. Participants must be age 11 or older. An adult to child ratio of 1:6 is also necessary. Reservations required at least two weeks in advance. The Play Package includes marker, mask, and filled Co2 tank, for $20 per person. Paint is $60 per case (2,000 balls).

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 a completely enclosed and climate controlled 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. Season passes are available at excellent rates for military ID card holders and their dependents.
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.
Outdoor Recreation hosts Warren Paintball. The paintball season in Wyoming typically runs from late April to as late as October, weather permitting.
The Warren Paintball Field can be reserved as well as paintball markers and equipment up to 30 days in advance.
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.