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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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David O'Keeffe, Hoofers President

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Upcoming Events


October 25th | 7:00pm

Hoofer Ambassadors Social: Bowling at the Sett

Union South
Come over to the Sett to spend some time with fellow Ambassadors!


November 18th | 7:00pm

Hoofer Mountaineering Hosts REEL ROCK 14

Union South
Everyone is welcome and the event is FREE with a chance to win free prizes at the end.