Outdoor Recreation — September 14, 2018


Baumholder Outdoor Recreation, Smith Barracks, Bldg. 816, 485-7182 or 06783-6-7182. Thu. to Mon. 10. a.m. to 6 p.m., Tue. & Wed. closed. https://baumholder.armymwr.com

Oktoberfest Express
Sept. 22
Sit back and enjoy the festivities as you sip on a beer. In addition to the food, drink and festivities available in the massive beer tents, Oktoberfest offers live music, rides, souvenirs, and a great mix of people from all over the world.

Stuttgart Cannstatter Volksfest
Sept. 29
For almost 200 years, the Cannstatter Volksfest has increasingly grown in popularity to become the second largest European festival (second only to the Munich Oktoberfest). People are captivated by the special atmosphere of the wonderful funfair coupled with beautiful festival tents, a colorful flea market and many spectacular attractions.

Columbus day weekend Ski trip
Oct. 4-8
Enjoy 4 overnights with Breakfast and 3 days of skiing or Snowboarding on the Hintertux Glacier, Austria. Cost $425


Kaiserslautern Outdoor Recreation, Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2905, 493-4117 or 0631-3406-4117. Mon. to Fri. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed on federal holidays. https://kaiserslautern.armymwr.com

Trout Fishing
Sept. 16, 30, or Oct. 8, 14, 28
Get back to nature, relax, and enjoy a day of trout fishing. While there are a wide variety of places to fish in Germany, we have chosen this one because it’s close, family friendly, and offers the possibility of catching 10-pound fish! And don’t worry about getting skunked, our certified fishing instructor is just waiting to provide as many tips and tricks as it takes to catch as many of them as possible. Cost: Adults $59, ages 6-11 $39, ages 0-5 $19

Ski Express
Every Saturday starting Oct. 20
Every Saturday, the Ski Express will be rolling to some of the most well known ski areas in Europe. Cost: $79 per person

Krakow and Auschwitz
Nov. 9-12
Explore the UNESCO world heritage city of Krakow, Poland, shop for blue-glazed Polish pottery, and experience the horror of Auschwitz on this trip. Cost: Starting at $449 per person


Ramstein Outdoor Recreation, KMC Center, Bldg. 3336, 480-5705 or 06371-47-5705. Mon. to Fri. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sat., Sun., holidays and training days 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. https://www.86fss.com/sports-and-recreation/outdoor-recreation

SUP the Rhine Gorge
Sept. 15
The beautiful Rhine gorge between Bingen and Koblenz hosts some of the most spectacular scenery in our region. Join us on a down-river tour past vineyards, numerous castle ruins, and quaint riverside villages older than your great-great-great grandmother. We’ll use the current to our advantage to cover more ground and enjoy time along the route stopping at points of interest. Bring weather appropriate clothing, water shoes, dry storage for phones/personal items, and euro for food and beverages along the route. Cost/any R4R discounts: $55.00 Ages: 14+ demands more endurance than Metz SUP. Includes: Transportation, equipment, instruction

Dahn Rock Hike
Sept. 16
Towering red sandstone walls surround the village of Dahn south of us in the Palatinate Forest. Lace up your hiking boots and stretch out your legs in the fresh air of the Pfalz with Ramstein Outdoor Recreation. An ~ 12 km loop leads us to some of the highlights of the region including sandstone spires, arches, and sheer walls framed with dense coniferous forest. A restaurant nicely positioned along the route for as refueling stop (and a Hefe-pilsner?) to boost your energy for the terrain ahead. Dress for the forecast and bring snacks and water to suit your needs. Cash euro for restaurant along route. Cost/Any R4R discounts: $29. Time: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Ages: 10+ with parent. Includes: Transportation, Guide