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.
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!
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.
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.
Trainings & Certifications
CPR/AED, wilderness first aid, and belay qualification courses are offered throughout the year.
Interested in reaching new heights? Learn how to safely facilitate top rope climbing for yourself and friends with a belay class at the ASI Poly...Learn More
Wilderness First Aid Certification (January)
Designed for outdoor enthusiasts and anyone who works or spends time in remote environments, this course teaches advanced skills to be used in emergencies when...Learn More
Backcountry Ascent: Central Coast Backpacking
Starts: March 8, 2024Learn More
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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Winter Quarter | Week 7
February 19 - 25
(Applicable modified hours shown in red.)
ASI Poly Escapes Hours
- Monday - Friday: 12pm - 5pm
- Saturday: 12pm - 3pm
- Sunday: CLOSED