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WWO: Redwoods Backpacks & Inflatable Kayak Trip

July 12, 2019 - July 16, 2019

Wildcat Wilderness Orientation (WWO) is a fantastic way for incoming students at CSU, Chico to become acquainted with college life through the outdoors. Adventure Outingsʼexperienced outdoor instructors, who are Chico State students themselves, will guide students on adventure-filled trips throughout Northern California, where they will dive into activities such as backpacking, kayaking and rock climbing.

For those wanting to experience both the land and the waters of northern California, Redwoods Backpack and Inflatable Kayak is the perfect combination. Start off your journey hiking through the lush forests of Redwoods National Park where you will camp under giant Redwoods – one of the world’s tallest trees – and lunch between sprawling ferns and mossy boulders. Keep a watchful eye out for beavers, grey fox, and even grumbling black bears as you follow meandering paths and bask in the wonder of forest seemingly untouched by time. Along the way, you will engage in leadership and community building activities, as well as learn the ins and outs of college life at Chico State. After backpacking, you will drive over to the Trinity River and spend the final day of your trip inflatable kayaking through class 2-3 rapids.

*Includes transportation during the trip,technical gear, park usage fees, meals, experienced leadership, and WWO merchandise.

Trip Rating
Participants should be comfortable in moving water, wearing a life jacket. For details on trip ratings click here.

More information: For more information view the Registration and Info Packet, call us at (530)898-3546 or email us at

Medical Issues
If you have any major medical issues including, but not limited to, diabetes, asthma, severe allergies, cardiac issues or seizures please contact us PRIOR to registering for a trip.