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Experience Milwaukee from a different perspective.

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Explore the nature in your own backyard

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These hands-on courses introduce participants to the thrills and excitement of the vertical world.

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Guided quiet water tours covering Southeastern Wisconsin’s most scenic rivers.

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The Art of Sport Climbing.

This program is designed for those 14+ that would like to develop the various skills and techniques required to sport climb safely. Participants will learn rope handling, belaying, clipping techniques, Quick-draw retrieval, techniques for lowering, recognizing back clipping & Z-clipping, safety considerations, various knots all under the watchful tutelage of our qualified instructors. We also offer custom […]

On the Rocks Climbing / Devils Lake S...

If you have never climbed before or need a refresher, start here. Come join the ROE staff for a fun day of On the Rock and introduce yourself to the world of rock climbing with an emphasis on safety, learning, and fun. We’ll start out on moderate, low-angle rock to help you get the feel […]

Canoeing or Kayaking Southeastern Wis...

Come paddle some of Southeastern Wisconsin’s most scenic lakes and rivers. These generally quiet waters serve as an excellent training ground for beginning canoeists as well as the more advanced who want to hone their skills. Participants will experience the thrills and excitement of paddling these waterways that offer solitude and outstanding scenery despite their proximity to […]

Morning Paddle / Canoe or Kayak

Are you an early morning riser? Looking for something do? Then slow down and join us for a relaxing Morning Paddle. This is the perfect way to relax after hard week. We will paddle through Downtown Milwaukee and view the City as it start to wake-up. This is a wonderful opportunity to see and learn […]


Open time slots – Contact us to set up a custom trip Travel with us along the surrounding areas on our way to the Urban Ecology Center and back. This section parallels the Milwaukee River Basin and various County Parks making for excellent snowshoeing for both the beginner and advanced persons.  Listen and ask question […]