Reed Outing Club (ROC)
The ROC facilities outdoor trips around the Northwest for Reed community members. If it's outdoors-related, ROC covers it: ROC organizes transportation, classes, gear, planning, and social events to encourage people to get outside.
ROC focuses on two things: getting people outside and developing student leaders. Excursions include everything from student-led, nontechnical trips to professionally guided ice climbing and whitewater kayaking. In addition, ROC provides Reed students the opportunity each year to take professional Wilderness First Responder, Swift Water Rescue, Leave No Trace, and Avalanche One training. Not all ROC-sponsored activities are hardcore: there are plenty of socials and on-campus clinics, too.
ROC events are open to everyone. You don't need to "be a member" or somehow join the club. If you like to be outside, sign up for the ROC list and show up to an event. We'll help you get where you want to go from there.
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