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2011-02-02

Outdoor Program Center offers ski shuttles, ice climbing trip

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Feb. 2, 2011) — Bemidji State University’s Outdoor Program Center will offer its regular free shuttle to Bemidji’s Buena Vista Ski Area each of the next two Fridays, and a Feb. 5 ice-climbing trip to the North Shore.

Friday, Feb. 4 & Friday, Feb. 11 - Buena Vista ski shuttle
The Outdoor Program Center’s every-Friday shuttle to Bemidji’s Buena Vista Ski Area. Riders should meet in the lobby of the Gillett Recreation and Fitness Center lobby; shuttles will depart at 5 p.m. and return after Buena Vista’s last lift at 8 p.m. The shuttles have a maximum capacity of eight passengers, so interested riders are encouraged to call ahead at (218) 755-2999 to reserve a spot.

Saturday, Feb. 5 - North Shore ice-climbing trip
An all-day ice-climbing trip to Lake Superior’s North Shore area. For more information regarding this trip, including schedule and pricing, contact Mark Morrissey at the Outdoor Program Center at (218) 755-3900.

For more information, and to confirm dates and times for all OPC activities, please call the Outdoor Program Center offices at (218) 755-2999.

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• Bemidji State Campus Recreation: http://www.bemidjistate.edu/students/recreation/

About the Outdoor Program Center
Bemidji State University’s nationally-recognized Outdoor Program Center is part of a diverse and active Department of Campus Recreation. The center is dedicated to providing the university and public with outdoor experiences which  allow participants to enjoy the outdoors, explore personal potential, and develop a respect and understanding of the Earth’s natural systems and accompanying responsibilities.


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