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Hamilton Outing Club

Purujith Gautam '16 takes in the sunrise from Cascade Mountain in the Adirondacks.
HOC Takes Sunrise Hike of Cascade Mountain

A group of Hamilton Outing Club members led by Emma Reynolds and Madison Atterbury, both ’17, took to the Adirondacks for a sunrise hike of Cascade Mountain on May 1 and 2.  More ...

An Outdoors Education

A group of 20 students and staff from Hamilton College attended the annual Northeast Regional Conference of the Association for Experiential Education (AEE) in Becket, Mass., from April 17-19. The weekend was packed with games, workshops, speeches and countless opportunities to interact with and learn from educators from across the Northeast.  More ...

The Smoky Mountains backpacking group.
HOC Trailblazers Explore the Wild During Spring Break

Although campus was empty, the Hamilton Outing Club was very active during Spring Break. Over the course of two weeks HOC trips visited far-flung places from Mt. Katahdin in Maine to the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina.  More ...

HOC Skiers Tackle Adirondack High Peaks Trail

A group of Hamilton students took advantage of beautiful weather and stellar snow conditions to tackle the 12-mile long Avalanche Pass Backcountry Ski Trail in the Adirondack High Peaks with the Hamilton Outing Club on Feb. 28. Complete with stunning backcountry views and exhilarating descents, the trail is an East Coast gem that holds a place on many skiers’ to-do lists.  More ...

Banff Mountain Film Festival Celebrates the Outdoors

The Hamilton Outing Club hosted a screening of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, an annual showcase of some of the best films related to outdoor activities and high-adrenaline sports. Playing to a packed crowd in the KJ Auditorium, the showing brought together a large crowd consisting of Hamilton students as well as many local outdoor enthusiasts.  More ...