Upcoming Events

Sat 16 Feb
Weather conditions should be good for some cross country skiing this next Saturday. With upcoming snow this week we should have some good trail conditions. And the current forecast is for about 20 degrees and sunny on Saturday the 16th. Hoping that a
Sat 16 Feb
Single on Valentines weekend? Come hold a Hoofer's hand...on iceskates! We're heading to Vilas park to go ice skating. If you do not have your own ice skates, you can rent hockey or figure skates there for $6 ($2 for every extra hour). Bring extra ca
Sun 17 Feb
Pool Session - Sierra Club River Touring Section Guests Sunday, Feb 17, 2019   UW Hoofers Outing Club is partnering with the Wisconsin Sierra Club River Touring Section to increase participation in these pool sessions and to increase opportunities
Sun 17 Feb
This is the INSTRUCTOR sign-up for the 2/17/19 kayak pool session at the MATC Pool. We usually need two people to teach the kayak lake lesson and another two to teach rolling. The fifth will be put with either lake lesson or rolling depending on
Sun 17 Feb
  While the lake is frozen, we need to find somewhere else to kayak! The MATC swimming pool is nice and warm (and clean)! During the off season, you can learn to kayak or practice your skills in the pool. Whether you need a kayak lake lesson, want t
Sun 17 Feb
Discussion by UW Civil and Env Eng Prof Trina McMahon on blue-green algae blooms and their effects on Madison Lakes, at Eagle Hts Community Ctr, 611 Eagle Heights Dr.  If driving, may have to park at UW Lot 131 and hike in. Toxic algal blooms adverse
Tue 19 Feb
Join WUD Society and Politics, WUD Film, and Hoofers for a screening of the documentary film "An American Ascent," followed by commentary from James Edward Mills with Q&A. "An American Ascent" shows the journey of the first all African-American a
Sat 23 Feb
Kayak/Canoe/Swim Test Pool Session - Saturday Feb 23 - Hoofers are Welcome! Yet another pool session opportunity in February! Saturday February 23, 2019 - Kayak/Canoe Pool Session - Hoofers are Welcome! - Sierra Club Kayak Pool Session No previous
Sat 23 Feb
Sea Kayaks - Long Boats in the Pool! Saturday, Feb 23, 2019 (11:30 am - 3:45 pm) ***Sea Kayaks - Long Boats in the Pool! Please sign up online so I know who and how many to expect. Space in this lesson is limited by my capacity to transport sea ka
Tue 26 Feb
Tuesday (February 26) - Sea Kayak Gear Up for Lake Columbia Trip 7:30pm (Immediately after General Meeting) We will meet immediately after the general meeting to gather our gear. I am leading a group to Lake Columbia this week. Members from our gr
Tue 26 Feb
February 26 7:45pm - Whitewater/Paddling Activity Group Meeting - Gentle Pools to Rapids & Falls.We will meet together around 7:45pm in the Mendota Lodge. (Immediately following the Lake Columbia Gear Up.)Active and New members are welcome!!! Ple
Sat 2 Mar
Sea Kayak - Lake Columbia - Distance & Navigation Trip - Saturday March 2, 2019 Schedule: We will pack paddling clothing and gear in advance the week of the trip to make for an efficient departure the morning of the trip. We will depart from Mad
Fri 8 Mar
Canoecopia
Fri 8 Mar
Canoecopia - See you March 8-10, 2019! What is Canoecopia? Canoecopia is the largest paddlesports consumer event in the world. More than 250,000 square feet of kayaks, canoes, stand up paddleboards, outdoor equipment and clothing, all at the best p
Thu 14 Mar
We are going to Zion National Park! Nature! There, we will be embarking on a journey along the Zion traverse. The traverse is a ~50 mile trek across one of the most lovely National Parks this nation has to offer. We will be spending 5 days and 4 nigh
Fri 15 Mar
Hey Hoofers! Spring break is approaching faster than ya think- and me (Sophie), Anna, and Ella are heading to Canyonlands. If you’re down for an adventure, you should join us! It is going to rock!!! ;) The quick itinerary is this: In the backcount
Fri 15 Mar
Hi! We’re doing a backpacking trip to the Blue Range Primitive Area in Eastern Arizona for Spring Break 2019! I bet you’ve never heard of this place, but we think it’s gonna be pretty cool. Hopefully you can come along! If you’re interested, fill ou
Sat 16 Mar
There are several beautiful canoeing rivers in the Ozarks including the Buffalo River (in northern Arkansas) and the Jacks Fork and Current Rivers (in southern Missouri). Which river/rivers we do will depend on the skill level and interests of the tr
Sat 16 Mar
It’s spring break in the fresh and fun year of two-thousand-and-nineteen, and you’re fixing for some rocks and the wide open road. Well, great news: You can get your rock and road fix with Hoofers Outing Club in Escalante, Utah!   We will be openin