Puget Sound Outdoors (PSO)

PSO is a student-run organization directed through the Student Activities department. We are dedicated to getting students outside to promote health, wellness through connection with each other and the environment. We offer many opportunities to people of all skill levels including guided day and overnight trips, first aid and avalanche awareness courses, and outdoor leadership experiences, among other things. Explore our many departments to learn more about what Puget Sound Outdoors can do for you!


Rent equipment to get outside over winter break!

Rent equipment to get outside over winter break!

The Expy is open for rentals during finals week. Students, Staff and Faculty can rent equipment to take home for the winter break for the price of two weekend rentals.

So enjoy snowshoeing, XC Skiing or if you are headed to warmer climates rent a tent.

Find out about equipment rental options and rates

Finals week hours:
Monday - Thursday from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

New  location - 1408 N. Alder

Contact the Expeditionary with questions.


Get your WFR!

Recreate outside?
Want to work outside?

Get your Wilderness First Responder training in January with PSO!

Each January we offer a WFR course at Puget Sound. For the last 18 years the course has been a powerful course for anyone interested in the outdoors and for those looking to work outdoors.

See which course is right for you

More about the course!

Expeditionary rentals

Rent Equipment and Trip Sign-ups!


Come to the Expeditionary to rent equipment and sign up for trips through PSO

Fall, Winter and Spring hours:
Monday - Friday  from 4:00 - 7:00 pm

 Questions call us at x3403 
or Email the Expy


Join the PSO e-mail list!

Want to receive weekly e-mails with details about current trips, courses, and other outdoor opportunities?  Subscribe to our e-mail list!