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The Wisconsin Hoofers is one of UW-Madison's oldest and largest student organizations. Started in 1931, Hoofers currently boasts a membership of over 2,000. The purpose is to build a community around specific outdoor activities and to provide instruction in specific activities.

Even though the Wisconsin Hoofers is led by students, any Wisconsin Union member can join a Hoofers club, which creates a unique blend of students and community members enjoying the outdoors together.

Learn more about the Wisconsin Hoofers and the six clubs.

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David O'Keeffe, Hoofers President
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Upcoming Events

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January 31st | 7:00pm

Winter Carnival Snowshoe to Picnic Point Bonfire

Memorial Union
Cross Lake Mendota on snowshoes or skis and warm up with a bonfire at Picnic Point!

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February 1st | 3:00pm

Winter Carnival VR Outoors

Memorial Union
Almost as good as the real outdoors!

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February 1st | 7:00pm

Winter Carnival Snow Ball 2019

Memorial Union
Dance the night away!

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February 2nd | 5:00pm

Winter Carnival Rail Jam

Memorial Union
Rail Jam celebrates 10 years with a DJ, prizes and pro riders!