SOP - Trip Highlights

The SOP offers several on-campus trips and activities each week as well as many weekend trips in the surrounding area.  These are highlights from our longer break trips across the country.

Canoeing the Rio Grande


The SOP canoes the Lower Canyons, an 84-mile section of the Rio Grande which forms the border between Texas and Mexico.

Winter Mountaineering in Colorado


The SOP traverses a 42-mile, nine-day section of the Continental Divide in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado.

Backpacking in the Smokey Mountains


The SOP backpacks through the Smokey Mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee each fall break.

Sport Climbing at Shelf Road, Colorado

The SOP leads a trip each spring break to Shelf Road, CO, to climb beautiful limestone under the desert sun and blue skies. For more pictures of recent climbing trips, click here.