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Hoofer Mountaineering Club: Climbing to New Heights
Apr27

Hoofer Mountaineering Club: Climbing to New Heights

Since becoming the president of the Hoofer Mountaineering Club, Rachel Andrie has helped the Mountaineering Club reach new heights with her vision and leadership. The University of Wisconsin-Madison junior did not set out to become the president of the Hoofer Mountaineering Club, one of the Wisconsin Hoofers six clubs. In fact, she found the club when, as an avid horseback rider, she sought out the Hoofer Riding Club. “I made some...

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Adventurer For Life: Dan York
Apr26

Adventurer For Life: Dan York

Spending his summers in the family cottage in Amery, Wis., north of Eau Claire, Dan York fell in love with the waters of Pike Lake and the surrounding woods he traversed each day. The cottage was idyllic, York remembers. It didn’t have running water or a bathroom. Nor did it have a canoe or kayak, so York spent his time on the water in a rowboat, fishing and exploring the lake. When it was time to go to college, York decided to attend...

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Hoofer Resale Returns for 52nd Year
Nov24

Hoofer Resale Returns for 52nd Year

The 52nd annual Hoofer Ski and Snowboard (SnS) Resale is coming up on the first weekend of December, where over 6,000 ski and snowboard items will be displayed in Union South’s Varsity Hall. This two-day event is the largest of its kind in the Midwest, attracting hundreds of shoppers from all around who are looking for gear for the season. Organizing this major event falls on a five-student subcommittee within Hoofer SnS. Mitch Beres,...

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Giant Pumpkin Regatta Celebrates its Tenth Year
Oct13

Giant Pumpkin Regatta Celebrates its Tenth Year

Some people know it’s Fall when brown leaves start covering their yards. Others know it when they draw a crisp breath of autumnal air. For Hoofer members however, it’s the sight of massive floating pumpkins dotting the shore of Lake Mendota. The Giant Pumpkin Regatta celebrated its tenth year at Memorial Union on October 10th, with dozens of participants braving the chilly waters of Lake Mendota in PFDs: Pumpkin Flotation Devices....

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Basecamp Gears up New UW Students for College
Aug18

Basecamp Gears up New UW Students for College

A tent, a propane stove and hiking boots aren’t typical for a back-to-school list, but for incoming UW-Madison freshmen and transfer students participating in the Basecamp program at Outdoor UW, these items are essential for starting their first year in Madison on the right foot.  Every summer, Outdoor UW organizes several outing trips for soon-to-be Badgers. Basecamp assists freshmen in meeting fellow students before they arrive on...

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