Class of 65's 45th Reunion

Outdoor Adventures Catalogue

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Dartmouth College
JUNE 13-16, 2005
Outdoor Adventures Catalogue

JONATHAN DANIELS CLIMBING GYM- Thu. June 17: Fri. June 18: 2-4 P.M. Cost: $18 person
The climbing gym is a great place to try out the popular sport of climbing.  There are over 20 climbs from easy to very difficult.  The Dartmouth Mountaineering Club will be on hand to instruct and demonstrate. 
• What to Wear:  Loose fitting clothing.
• What to Bring:  A thin pair of socks to wear with climbing shoes (which will be supplied).
CAMPUS BIRD-WATCHING WALK–Wed. June 15: Sat. June 18: 8-10 A.M. Cost: $12/person
Listen and observe birds in the nature areas in and around campus.  Bill Shepard, noted ornithologist and author of “Bird Trail of the Upper Valley”, will be leading bird walks.  Trips will leave from reunion headquarters for a two hour birding experience.
Canoes/Kayaks are available from the Ledyard Canoe Club to rent on an hourly basis.  Reservations are requested. Call for prices!
• Call at 603-643-6709 or Contact by email at

There are two different suppliers that rent adult size mountain bicycles and helmets.  To rent a bicycle, please contact the suppliers directly.  A limited number of bikes are available.  The supplier you select, will provide all the necessary information including where to pick-up your bike.  You will pay the supplier directly.
     Dartmouth Outdoor Programs: 603-646-2428.  Price $20 per 24 hours
     Omer & Bob’s: 603-643-3525.   Price: $20 per 24 hours

REUNION RUN - Sunday June 19-8:00 a.m. (sharp)– Free to Run (T-shirts $10 each)
Join your classmates and friends for a run around Occom Pond and/or Storrs Pond on Sunday June 19th.  Both the two-mile and 10K runs start by the Information Booth on The Green.  Refreshments and an official t-shirt which can be ordered on the enclosed form will be available.
• What to Bring:  Snacks & Water
ATHLETIC BREAKFAST – Tuesday June 14 at 8:00 a.m. - Free of charge
The annual athletic breakfast takes place on Tuesday, June 14 at 8 a.m. in Thayer Hall.  Join Athletic and Recreation Director, JoAnn Harper ‘47A, coaches and alumni for a lively discussion about Dartmouth athletics.  Breakfast is available to anyone attending at a cost of $6.50 per person to be paid by the individual upon arrival.  This cost covers a full breakfast in Thayer Dining Hall’s breakfast buffet line.
WHITEWATER RAFTING – June 14, 15, 17 and 18 @ 2- 5 P.M.  Cost: $30/person
The Whitewater Rafting Trip is designed to give you the opportunity to have fun with a challenging outdoor experience.  Raft Trips take place on Vermont’s White River and are rated easy class I and II level whitewater.  Participants must be over 10 years of age.
• What to Wear:  Please wear a short or long-sleeve shirt, long pants, and old sneakers.  You will get wet, so don’t wear your best clothes or running shoes for rafting. Participants must wear footwear which will be secured (no flip-flops) to your feet. No barefeet allowed.  Note:  The river can be cool and buggie.
• What to Bring:  Windbreaker/Sweatshirt, Towel & a change of clothes for after rafting, (changing facilities are primitive), Sunglasses (optional; all eyewear should have a strap), bug repellent, snacks & water, and a day pack to carry all of this. 
• Everyone will be required to wear a life vest & helmet.  No exceptions.  Vests & helmets will be provided. Consider a visored ball cap under the helmet for a useful sun shield.

Please alert the instructors if you or anyone in your group are allergic to bees & wasps.
If immediate medication is necessary, BRING IT WITH YOU.
The instructors will carry a very basic first aid kit.

Alert guides to physical limitations/injuries/problems you have before starting the activities.
Paddling can be strenuous on the shoulders so if you have shoulder problems.
So, please let the guides know.

• Ledyard Canoe Club students, ACA certified instructors, will oversee the program.
Dartmouth Riding Center at “The Morton Farm” on Laramie Road in picturesque Etna, NH is offering small group trail rides during Dartmouth Reunions!  Come enjoy the beautiful trails of Dartmouth’s equestrian center.  Horseback riding is available to alumni and their guests at the Dartmouth Riding Center.  Please contact Dartmouth Riding Center directly for times and availability.  Contact or (603) 646-3508; email correspondence is preferred.
Participants must be over 9 years of age.
• Riders of intermediate ability
are invited to take part in a guided trail ride.
• There is a maximum of 5 people per session / space is limited / make reservations early.
• Riders must wear ASMT-SEI approved riding helmets which are available at the farm.
• Riders must wear long pants and shoes with a heel are required.
VISIT ROBINSON HALL, home of the Dartmouth Outing Club!  Students and Staff will be available during the reunion period to customize or advise you on adventures you can take while you are here!


Then & Now
1965: Trying to be like Marlon Brando... 2005: Trying NOT to be like Marlon Brando!

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