Gonzaga Outdoors

Trip Leader Take Over

The end of the road is where many of our adventures begin. It is where we can forge our own paths and also leave so much still untouched. For many of us, these places are sacred–untouched by the blemish...

Mineral Ridge

Mineral Ridge Loop:  Mineral Ridge is a relatively easy hike making it ideal for half-day trips or diverse hiking parties. This trail is perfect for history and nature buffs, often referred to as a...

Bowl and Pitcher

Bowl and Pitcher Hike: Cross over the Spokane River on a scenic swinging bridge take in the view of giant basalt pillars in the river, one tall (the Pitcher) and one skinny (the Bowl).  Continue up...

Minnehaha

This is a great location for Top Roping and Bouldering, however trad and (minimal) sport also available.  Due to the location and close density of climbs, this place makes for a good quick afternoon...

Paddles and Pens: Postcards from the Field

One of the two classes students took while on the Gonzaga in the Wilderness trip was John Eliason’s Nature Writing (ENG 306). Students kept journals, shared their work at evening circles, and explored their...

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