The Fort Lewis College Adventure Club seeks out customized educational travel experiences for curious and active alumni, friends, and donors. From transformative excursions in the great outdoors to deep dives into diverse cultures, FLC’s AC collaborates with a network of current and emeritus professors, professional staff, and in-house experts to create journeys of a lifetime.
FLC alumni and friends of the College are welcome to join the AC on academically inspired adventures to places near and far. From whitewater rafting through the Grand Canyon to sipping scotch in the Scottish Highlands, the FLC Adventure Club has a little something for everyone.
All destinations and itineraries are subject to change. For more information, please visit fortlewis.edu/adventureclub.
October: Moab / White Rim Trail Mountain Biking
January: NYC Performing Arts Showcase
May: Grand Canyon Rafting
September: Ireland Exploration
January: Japan Powder Skiing
April: Indonesia / North Sulawesi Scuba Diving
Stay in the loop about upcoming trips, share photos from past excursions, or let us know where you want to explore next by contacting Dave Kerns at email@example.com. We look forward to adventuring with you soon!
Colorful murals, lego sculptures, and window art are popping up all around Durango thanks to the Durango Arts Brigade, a legion of artists that includes FLC senior Zyon Frauen and alumnae Hayley Kirkman (Art, ‘17) and Elise Boulanger (Studio Art & Design, '21).
Recent Fort Lewis College graduate Ian Teller (Business Administration, '21) has been selected to join the newly formed New Mexico Indigenous Youth Council, a program that supports the resiliency of tribes, nations, and pueblos across New Mexico.
Sam Vickery (Marketing, '17) rode to an impressive 9th place finish at the UNBOUND Gravel XL event in Emporia, Kansas, enduring intense heat and fighting off sleep over the 357-mile course. FLC cycling alumni Payson McElveen (Exercise Science, ’16) and Ryan Standish (Exercise Science, ’16) competed in the 200-mile event, coming into the finish together for 27th and 28th places.
Fort Lewis College cycling alumna Sofia Gomez-Villafañe (Exercise Science, '16) will be going to the Toyko Olympic Games next month, representing Argentina in the women's mountain biking discipline.
On May 7, 1983, Peter Jamieson (Biology, '78) became the 14th American and 129th person to reach the summit of the world's tallest mountain, Mount Everest. Reflecting on the trip in an interview with The Durango Herald, Jamieson said his path to Everest started at Fort Lewis College.
Skyhawks cycling alumni took top spots in last weekend's Iron Horse Bicycle Classic road race from Durango to Silverton. Sarah Sturm (Art, '12) took second in the women's pro field while Howard Grotts (Mathematics, '14) finished third in the men's race.