COVID-19 Information

We are doing curbside rentals of all outdoor adventure equipment for students, staff/faculty, and community members. Please call ahead to reserve gear.

Please review our COVID-19 operations for details on operations. Available equipment and trips will be updated as we adjust to each phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Outdoor Pursuits

The Pacific Northwest conjures up images of peaks rising above green forests, hidden coves and bays dotting the coast, and rivers that flow year round from the Cascade and Coastal Ranges. Pacific University is located right in the middle of it all.

Contact Information


Milky Way 102
2017 21st Ave.
Forest Grove, OR 97116


Spring Semester: Please call ahead for equipment rentals. We are available for pick-up & drop-off M-F 1 p.m.- 5 p.m. Trip reservations can be done online on the Trips Schedule page.

Whether you seek to test the waters by signing up for a day trip, or want to dive into a semester learning new skills in the Outdoor Leadership Minor, Outdoor Pursuits has something for you. Join us on a trip in one of twelve different disciplines or try your hand at skiing, kayaking, or climbing for credit. 

Learn to lead others in the outdoors and apply problem-solving skills in engaging settings and challenge yourself in new ways. Outdoor Pursuits gives you the tools and knowledge to get out and explore the incredible world around us.

Outdoor Adventures Around The Pacific Northwest


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Contact Us

Outdoor Pursuits
Milky Way Building503-352-2264 |


*Currently, the Outdoor Pursuits office is not fully staffed for normal gear rental services. If you're interested in renting equipment during January, please call several days in advance, leave a detailed message about your request, and we will do our best to return your call** We plan on returning back to normal rental capacity on January 29th, our hours being Monday- Friday 1 p.m.- 6 p.m.

Upcoming Events

8 a.m. | Saturday, April 17, 2021
Forest Grove, Creamery (Milky Way)
8 a.m. | Sunday, April 18, 2021
Forest Grove, Creamery (Milky Way)
1 to 4:15 p.m. | Friday, April 23, 2021
Forest Grove
8 a.m. | Saturday, April 24, 2021
Forest Grove, Creamery (Milky Way)
All Day | Sunday, April 25, 2021
Forest Grove, Creamery (Milky Way)
10 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Sunday, April 25, 2021
Other Location
8 a.m. | Saturday, May 1, 2021
Forest Grove, Creamery (Milky Way)