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Wisconsin Hoofers

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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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Get In Touch

Amanda Fenton, Hoofers President
president@hoofers.org

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Upcoming Events

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February 4th | 3:00pm

Winter Carnival: Virtual Reality Experience

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Almost as good as the real outdoors!

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February 6th | 5:00pm

Winter Carnival: Candlelight Ski & Snowshoe Hike

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

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February 7th | 8:00pm

Winter Carnival: Snow Ball

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Dance the night away!

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February 8th | 3:00pm

Winter Carnival: Rail Jam

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Come watch or compete against the Midwest’s best freestyle snowboarders and skiers!