Sahale Outdoors

Sahale Outdoors

Play Outside

Creating space for play and discovery

Fostering a sense of belonging

Honoring indigenous land and culture

Providing youth and adult education

Seeking adventure

Protecting and preserving the earth

Working towards a more inclusive outdoor culture

Sahale Outdoors exists to create space for play and discovery for both youth and adults, foster a sense of belonging in the outdoors, create a community around seeking adventure, and provide technical, environmental, and social education.

Historically, outdoor adventure has been characterized by a Western understanding of the outdoors as a place to be conquered and subjected. This mindset has resulted in the exploitation of many natural resources, violence against indigenous people groups, and the exclusion of marginalized communities from natural spaces. Through a holistic, education focused approach that prioritizes exploration, mindfulness, and approaching the outdoors with a sense of child-like wonder, Sahale Outdoors is committed to undoing these cultural narratives.


Explore

Our trips include year round adventure opportunities for youth, skills courses for adults, and week-long adventure fundraisers. All youth backpacking trips are offered on a “pay as you can” basis so that students who can not afford the suggested price are not limited from participating.

Check out our featured trips and programs!

Pinecones

Events for kids ages seven to eleven

Tiny Trails

Nature activities for small people ages four to six

Leadership School

2 week backpacking leadership trip for high-school youth


Mission

To offer welcoming and inclusive outdoor activities to marginalized youth, foster a sense of belonging in the outdoors, and create space for play and discovery. To provide opportunities for youth to grow, lead, and experience the outdoors, despite social, cultural, and environmental barriers.


Community Partners

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    Land Acknowledgment

    Native Lands

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