Hey there, welcome to the Harvard Outing Club!

Founded in 1939, The HOC exists purely to help the Harvard community get outside and have fun in the outdoors. So whether we're hiking, backpacking, camping, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, or biking, we want you to come along! We both run trips and loan gear (as well as lots of fun on-campus events like square dances and movie screenings). You'll want to get on our email list to find out about and sign up for our trips - don't worry, it's low traffic! We also have a super awesome cabin in the White Mountains that our members can pay a small fee to use. So use the links above to find out more about the club. Hope to see you on some trips soon, feel free to drop us a line if you have any questions, and happy trails!

 


Wintersession!!!

Join the Harvard Outing Club for their Wintersession Cabin Trip—six days of winter hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, and all sorts of other fun at their cabin in Jackson, NH (just below Mount Washington)! Open to Harvard students of all experience levels, from rugged outdoorsmen/women to first-time hikers, Wintersession is a chance to experience winter like you’ve [...]

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Congratulations to Our New Leaders!

The Outing Club is overwhelmingly proud to announce our new leader trainees for the 2012-2013 year! Let’s give a warm congratulations and welcome to: Ben Hughes – 2014 Caleb Irvine – 2016 Dilia Zwart – 2015 Mary Carmack – 2016 Miles Graham – 2016 Pat O’Hara – 2016 Sarah Rose Cass – 2015 Stephen Bates [...]

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Leader Training Program Application Officially Open

Tired of conquering only metaphorical summits? Love the mountains? Want to learn wilderness medicine and leadership skills? Need to escape the urban jungle more? Well, we have good news: The Outing Club is now accepting applications for our 2012-2013 leader training program! No outdoors experience is necessary — we’re just looking for enthusiastic, motivated people [...]

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Semiannual Square Dance – Wednesday 9/5!

Come join us in Adams House Dinning Hall from nine to midnight for the greatest sashaying & do-si-doing event of the semester! Music by Nor’easter with calling by George Marshall, absolutely free, absolutely open to the public, and absolutely no experience required. Also a great chance to hear more about the HOC and how you [...]

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