Rock Climbing at Smith Rock


This trip is waitlisted.

Explore towering volcanic cliffs, a meandering river flowing through a picturesque valley, and the cascade volcanoes of the Three Sisters rising up in the background. Camp under an incomparable sea of stars and experience the world-class climbing area that reinvented the sport of climbing.

Smith Rock provides easy routes as well as some of the hardest in the world, so we will find the perfect route for you! If you have never climbed outdoors before this is a great place to start, but you can also build your strength as a seasoned climber. This Voyage not only includes climbing and hiking around Smith Rock, but also one bonus day of floating down the Deschutes River.

  • Cost of Attending: $450 (charged directly to student account)
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August 20-25 Trip Logistics 

Arrival for Voyages
August 20 (5-day Voyage)

Times listed below are based on last year's Voyage, and liable to change.

1 p.m. to 2 p.m. | Check in at the West Lawn with Voyage Coordinators and welcomed by Orientation Staff.
Participate in Pacific’s traditional Sign, Shake, and Ring ceremony- a time honored tradition signing the book of enrollment, shaking the president’s hand, and ringing the bell to signify your entry into Pacific.

2 p.m. to 4 p.m. | Student Orientation! Get to know your Voyage leader and fellow participants before you depart on your adventures! (students only)

2 p.m. to 4 p.m. | Parent and Family Orientation (parents and family members only)

4 p.m. to 6 p.m. | Move-in to dorms. Students cannot move-in earlier unless approved by Housing. Students with late night flights may fly in August 20 or 21 and have a midnight check-in. Please let us know ASAP if you need to do this.

6 p.m. to 7 p.m. | Welcome dinner for students and parents!

7 p.m. to 9 p.m. | Pre-trip meeting (students only)

Voyages depart the morning of August 21.

All trips return August 25.