September 27-28, 2019 Rescheduled November 1-2
Place: Eagle Rock Loop
Registration Deadline: Thursday, October 31 at midnight
What to Bring: All camping/backpacking gear will be provided, but participants must bring personal clothing and items. Click here to download full packing list
Meeting Place/Time: SPEC Parking Lot outside Climbing/Rental Center, Friday 3:30pm. We will travel by van to the trailhead.
Program End Time: Be back at campus on Saturday, approximately 4pm
We are partnering with Henderson State University for this great trip!! We will go camping Friday night and climb on Saturday before returning back to campus around 10pm on Saturday evening. Join us for a time of camping, climbing, relaxing, exploring, hammocking, and more. All camping gear, climbing gear, and meals are provided.
Date: Friday-Saturday, November 8-9, 2019
Place: Horseshoe Canyon Ranch near Jasper, AR
Registration Deadline: Thursday, November 7, midnight
What to Bring: Water bottle, clothing and footwear appropriate for the weather and hiking, sleeping bag, toiletries, backpack to carry to the climbing area, water bottle, PBJ (pen, Bible, journal), hammock if desired (more extensive packing list will be given to those attending)
Meeting Place/Time: SPEC parking lot outside the Climbing Center / Friday, November 8, 4pm
Program End Time: Saturday, November 9, Approximately 10:00pm back on campus
Little Rock Climbing Center is a great place to experience more climbing and have fun together. We will meet at the OBU CRAG, get our gear, and car pool to Little Rock. We will eat in Little Rock after we climb. If people want to make it back for Refuge they can leave when necessary. Individuals who want to attend should click here and fill out the LRCC Participant Agreement.
Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019
Place: Little Rock Climbing Center
Price: Pay for your food and $14 LRCC day pass with college ID
Registration Deadline: None
What to Bring: Water bottle, money, climbing gear provided by OBU
Meeting Place/Time: OBU CRAG/ 3:30pm
Program End Time: Approximately 9:00-10:00pm
The CRAG will be open for a night of Christmas Cheer. This will be a festive time of climbing and enjoying your favorite Christmas treats and hot drinks. There might also be a rousing competition of Crate Stacking so get ready! One of Santa’s elves might even stop by to give away some great stocking stuffers. Wear your favorite Christmas sweater and get ready for some reindeer fun.
Date: Friday, December 6
Place: OBU Climbing Center
Registration Deadline: No Registration
What to Bring: Favorite Christmas outfit if desired, Christmas cheer required
Meeting Place/Time: The CRAG, 8pm
Program End Time: Approximately 10:00pm
Registration: REGISTRATION AND DEPOSIT DEADLINE IS NOVEMBER 20TH AT NOON.
Cost: $325 ($100 deposit required upon registration)
January 6: Leave approximately 8am to travel to St. Louis where we will stay with alumna Faith Reed at the K-Life House
January 7: Complete travel to HoneyRock
January 8-10: Enjoy all the NorthWoods has to offer
January 11: Travel to St. Louis to stay at K-Life House again
January 12: Arrive back on campus around 6pm. Early dorm check-in available, but no food service until normal time
The Iron Mountain Trails at Lake DeGray are some of the best around. This trip will be for someone comfortable on a bike, but you do not have to be a hardcore cyclist. Rental bikes will be included for free, but the number is limited. Bring your own bike if you have one to leave OBU bikes for others. Space is limited so sign up today!
Date: Friday, January 31, 2020
Place: Iron Mountain Trail System
Registration Deadline: Time of the event
What to Bring: Wear clothing appropriate for the weather, closed-toe shoes
Meeting Place/Time: SPEC parking lot outside the Climbing/Rental Center / 3:30pm
Program End Time: Approximately 6:00pm
We will hike to the DeSoto Bluff together from campus. Come find out how you can use hiking to help you learn more about God and yourself.
As part of Christian Focus Week this will be a guided time to help you contemplate who you are in Christ and who you want to become.
Unable to attend the event? Click here to do the self-guided hike.
Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Place: DeSoto Bluff
Registration Deadline: None, just show up
What to Bring: Water Bottle, wear comfortable clothing and footwear appropriate for a hike outside
Meeting Place/Time: Village Circle, 3:30pm
Program End Time: 5:00pm
Come climb. Come spectate. Come get some free stuff. Winners receive prizes in several divisions (Men’s, Women’s, Beginner, Advanced). There will be a prize raffle open to all attendees throughout the event. The week prior to the competition the wall will be closed and new routes put up. Visit the Henderson Bouldering Wall to keep your skills and strength up.
Date: Saturday, February 15, 2020
Place: OBU Climbing Center
Participants: All OBU and HSU students/faculty/staff can enter the competition. Anyone can join as a spectator
Registration Deadline: No deadline, just show up
What to Bring: Water bottle, personal climbing gear (gear provided if needed)
Meeting Place/Time: OBU Climbing Center / 1:00pm