Archives for "Bates Outing Club"

Wednesday

August 6, 2014 10:09 am

Lester Kenway ’75 lauded for ‘revolutionary’ work along Appalachian Trail

Lester Kenway ’75 lauded for ‘revolutionary’ work along Appalachian Trail

Lester Kenway ’75 has dedicated his life to making the outdoors accessible to generations of hikers across the United States.

Wednesday

January 29, 2014 10:05 am

Video: 2014 Puddle Jump

Video: 2014 Puddle Jump

It’s a Bates tradition suitable for any hardy Bobcat, including this year an alumnus from the event’s founding era.

Tuesday

October 8, 2013 12:04 pm

Video: For AESOP trip leaders, Katahdin is the goal, camaraderie the result

Video: For AESOP trip leaders, Katahdin is the goal, camaraderie the result

Joining a preorientation AESOP trip this year, photographer Mike Bradley captures the leadership of Sophie Pellegrini ’15 of Potomac, Md.,…

Wednesday

February 27, 2013 12:03 pm

Fire on the mountain, thanks to Outing Club sky lantern launch

Fire on the mountain, thanks to Outing Club sky lantern launch

Years ago, Bates students would climb Mount David to light massive bonfires to celebrate sports triumphs or to drive away the winter blahs.

Friday

January 11, 2013 3:00 pm

Multimedia: Bates Outing Club decamps from 84-year-old digs

Multimedia: Bates Outing Club decamps from 84-year-old digs

Student and alums team up to move the Bates Outing Club headquarters from Alumni Gym to Chase Hall.

Thursday

August 23, 2012 3:00 pm

AESOP is, and was, a great jumping-off point

AESOP is, and was, a great jumping-off point

For Monica Rodriguez ’12, AESOP in 2008 shaped her understanding of Bates and herself.

Thursday

February 2, 2012 10:47 am

Inaugural Winter Throwdown leaves competitors curled, stumped, but happy

Inaugural Winter Throwdown leaves competitors curled, stumped, but happy

In a parade of patterned Spandex, competitors in the first Intercollegiate Winter Throwdown came brandishing team mascots, notably the University of Maine at Farmington’s superb white-bearded gnome.

Friday

January 20, 2012 6:27 pm

Video: 2012 Puddle Jump

Here are a few scenes from the 2012 edition of the annual Puddle Jump during Winter Carnival. Run by the…

Wednesday

September 7, 2011 5:42 pm

Video: AESOP trip scenes from Grafton Notch

Video of a 2011 AESOP trip to Grafton Notch, produced by Taylor Blackburn ’15 of Atherton, Calif.

Tuesday

September 6, 2011 3:04 pm

Facing wind and rain, AESOP leaders held fast and thought faster

Bates’ student-run Annual Entering Student Outdoor Program expeditions are plenty stimulating all by themselves, but this year an uninvited guest called Tropical Storm Irene upped the ante on the excitement.