ASI Poly Escapes

Limitless adventure awaits.

The adventures are near and the routes are waiting! Poly Escapes offers student-led trips and low-cost equipment rentals to start your unforgettable journey.

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Experience the outdoors on a Poly Escapes guided trip! Learn and explore with the guidance of a student trip leader who has been trained in Wilderness First Aid and outdoor leadership. Come along for a quick trip up the coast or gear up for an overnight stay at one of California’s endless outdoor destinations. A variety of trip types are available for day-trippers and weekend warriors alike!

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Climbing Park

Reach new heights at the Poly Escapes Climbing Park at the Cal Poly Recreation Center. Whether you’re a new climber or a seasoned veteran, our 42-foot climbing wall and bouldering wall are designed to offer climbing opportunities to all skill levels.

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Equipment & Rentals

Equipment Rentals

Gear up for your next adventure. Students and off-campus community members can take advantage of our low-cost equipment rentals by visiting the Rental Center at the Cal Poly Recreation Center for a variety of camping, hiking, paddling, surfing, backpacking, and climbing gear.

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Poly Escapes

Trainings & Certifications

CPR/AED, wilderness first aid, and belay qualification courses are offered throughout the year.



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Indigenous Land Acknowledgment

ASI Poly Escapes is proud to announce the Indigenous Land Acknowledgement Project, developed by Rental Center Student Manager Nahla Sturm-Wang. Nahla created this series after recognizing the need to educate community members about the national, state, and recreational park areas visited by ASI Poly Escapes trips.

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July 15 - 21

(Applicable modified hours shown in red.)

ASI Poly Escapes Hours

  • Monday: 11am - 2pm
  • Tuesday: 3pm - 7pm
  • Wednesday: CLOSED
  • Thursday: 3pm - 7pm
  • Friday: 11am - 2pm
  • Saturday - Sunday: CLOSED

Contact Information

General Contact

Poly Escapes

Sarah Sindel

Coordinator — Outdoor Recreation