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Saturday, March 4

7:00 am - 10:00 pm    Spring Break: Cataract Canyon Rafting

Recreational / Campus Recreation

Come join us for five days on the might Colorado River in southern Utah. We will raft 94 miles from Moab through Canyonlands National Park and Cataract Canyon to Lake Powell. Packing everything we need in rafts and leaving civilization behind, we will wind through the red rock desert with the Colorado River as our guide. We will enjoy both quiet calm waters, day hikes and the exciting whitewater in Cataract Canyon with the famous "Big Drop" rapids. Participants must be able to swim and prepared for variable springtime weather in a desert river environment. This is a cooperative, cost shared trip for USU students. Trip cost includes food, transportation, permit fees, group cooking & rafting equipment, river bag, wetsuit, and splash jacket. Pre-Trip Meeting: Tuesday February 28th, 7:00pm @OP

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8:30 am - 10:00 am    Snowshoe Tour of the Preserve

Arts & Entertainment / Cooperative Extension

Join us for a nature walk on the Preserve! During this tour, you will learn about the history of the Preserve as well as what kinds of plants and animals you will find during the winter. Additionally, you will have time to search for and identify animal tracks and other signs of animal life on the Preserve. This outing is appropriate for all ages and will takes place on generally flat terrain.

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10:00 am - 4:00 pm    USU Alumni Swaner Snowcase -- Free Aggie Day

Alumni Event / Alumni Association

Utah State University Alumni Association invites our Aggies and friends to join us for a day of snowy fun, March 4, 2017, at the Swaner EcoCenter located in Park City, Utah. The 2nd Annual Swaner Snowcase is a free event for USU alumni and their families; EcoCenter admission included. Activities throughout the day include Cross-country skiing, Guided snowshoe tours, Indoor rock climbing, Crafts for the kids, Hot dogs and s'mores, Photos with Big Blue. While this event is free, we do ask that you register to attend at the website listed below. Those who are among the first to RSVP will be eligible to win some Snowcase Aggie Swag(gie).

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1:00 pm - 3:00 pm    Climbing Wall

Recreational / Extension

Climb through the EcoSystem from the bedrock all the way to the uplands. Our indoor climbing wall is fun for all ages. We supply the harness and ask that you come with shoes having covered toes.

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