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Adventure Trips & Events - Dahlonega

North Georgia Outdoor Pursuits hosts a variety of trips and events throughout the year. Check out this semester’s offerings below! When you decide on the trip/event you want to join us on, click the “Register Now” button under the trip/event to start your adventure!

Click the titles below to read more about each trip/event. You will receive additional information specific to the trip within 48 hours of registration, as applicable.

Get Started - Choose Your Trip or Event!
February 16-18, 2018

This two night ski trip is great for both the novice and the experienced skier. Choose between either skiing or snowboarding at Wolf Ridge Ski Resort in North Carolina. The price includes your ticket, basic rentals, dinner, breakfast, and lodging for the night. Spots are limited, so sign up now!

This trip is full, get added to the waiting list!

Students: $130
Faculty/Staff/Alumni: $230
Non-Affiliates: $280
Max participants: 10

February 19, 2018 – March 7, 2018

Do you think you’ve taken an award-winning picture? Find out! Enter our 3rd Annual Photo Contest for a chance to win incredible prizes—just for taking a picture!

This is a FREE event!

Entry Rules:
  1. Submit a Qualified Entry to along with your Instagram handle
    (ex: @ungoutdoorpursuits) and the category you would like to enter.

A Qualified Entry consists of one uploaded photograph displaying contents congruent with one of the following categories:

“Into the Wild”
A photograph of any natural scenery.

“Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My!”
A photograph of personal pets or wild animals in a natural setting.

“Foot Fetish”
A photograph of feet or shoes taken in a natural setting.

“Greek Goes Green”
A photograph of you using, wearing, or otherwise displaying your Greek affiliation in a natural setting.

“Stuck on Nature”
A photograph of you using, wearing, or otherwise displaying one of the five official Outdoor Pursuits Go Far, Get Dirty, Get Wet, Hang Out, or Get High stickers in a natural setting.

“Good Eats & Appalachian Treats”
A photograph of you preparing or eating a meal in a natural setting.

  1. Check your email! We will send you a confirmation email letting you know that your photo was approved.
  2. Look for your picture on our Instagram! We will tag you in it with the handle you provided.
  3. Share your picture with all of your friends and family! Winners will be chosen based on the most likes within the respective category.

Questions? Contact us at

Registration not required.

March 12, 2018 – March 15, 2018

Join us on what might be the sweetest Spring Break deal you’ve seen! We’re headed down to Crystal River, Florida to swim with manatees and do some sea kayaking! On top of that, we’re throwing in a service aspect to give back to the local community. We’ll be staying at Holder Mine Campground and have running water, a bathhouse, and electricity, so bring your tent and your flippers! The price listed below includes: swimming with manatees, sea kayaking, lodging, transportation, and some meals.

The trip is full, get added to waiting list!

Students: $150
Faculty/Staff/Alumni: $350
Non-Affiliates: $400
Max participants: 9

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