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Outdoor Rec - On Land

Conquer mountain trails, explore picturesque parks, rise above rock walls, and wind through coastal forests. Our hiking, biking, and climbing experiences can be challenging or geared for beginners.

VIU Outdoor Recreation Advanced Hiking

Registration for Fall 2022 outdoor recreation programs will open on Friday, September 9. Create an account and register through ActiveNet or in person at the VIU Gym's front desk (Building 190, Nanaimo Campus). Watch for a new set of programs in the Spring 2023 semester.


Bouldering (Choose a program date) Thursdays - October 13, 20, 27; November 3, 10



Advanced Hiking (Sunset) - Mt. Benson Friday, September 23



Hiking - Strathcona Park Friday, October 7



Surfing/Hiking Weekend - Ucluelet

Friday-Sunday, October 21-23


Hiking - Cowichan River

Saturday, November 12



Mystery Activity Sunday, November 13



Advanced Hiking - Mt. Benson Saturday, November 26 $30/student