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amusement parks Europa Park • 20 July $45 Adults, $35 Children, $109 Family Children up to 3 years are free!
In Germany’s biggest amusement park you can wander through 13 European-themed areas offering over 100 attractions and international shows. Admission fees: Adults €37.50; Children (4-11 years of age) €33; For Children under 4 years of age admission is free. Trip departs Storck at 6 a.m., Katterbach at 7 a.m. and returns approximately 10 p.m. Includes transportation only.
Disneyland Paris • 10 August $129 Adults, $79 Children, $279 Family Children up to 3 years are free!
Experience the magic! Arrive early Saturday morning and enjoy a full day at the park. Save money in hotel fees and transportation by traveling with us on our luxury touring bus (A/C, on-board bathroom, movies, reclining seats). Disneyland ticket prices range from €53 for children to €59 for adults. Trip departs Storck at 11 p.m., Katterbach at midnight. Includes transportation only.
Black Forest Shopping Trip • 7 September $45 Adults, $35 Children, $109 Family Children up to 3 years are free!
In the midst of the wild, romantic Black Forest landscape, sits the lively little town of Triberg. Visit the Black Forest Museum, the Baroque pilgrimage church with the charming sexton’s lodge and the town hall with its magnificent wood carvings. The highest waterfall in Germany with its 7 cascades is located here along with a wide variety of shops to purchase Black Forest arts and crafts and world famous cuckoo clocks. Trip departs Storck at 6 a.m., Katterbach at 7 a.m. and returns approximately 8 p.m. Includes transportation only
Pottery Shopping Boleslawiec, Poland • 19 October $129 Adults, $79 Children, $279 Family Children up to 3 years are free!
The trip to Poland will have you exploring several family owned factories producing high quality hand painted polish pottery. Trip departs Storck at midnight, Katterbach at 1 a.m. and returns approximately at midnight. Includes transportation only.
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Sunset Paddling Club: Paddle • Share • Learn Every Wednesday • 5 June – 28 August $25 Adults, $15 Children, $59 Family
Join us for a sunset paddle from the mouth of the Altmuhlsee to Ornbau (approx 1.5 hrs). After paddling stop for dinner at an imbiss along the river. Our Frequent Paddling Club Card entitles you to every third Sunset Paddling Club trip free. Trip departs Katterbach ODR at 5:30 p.m., other pick-ups available upon request. Includes transportation and equipment.
hunting, fishing & shooting
Contact our Hunting, Fishing and Sport Shooting coordinator for various sport shooting opportunities in the area and for booking hunts throughout Europe. Stop in at Outdoor Recreation for a brochure of upcoming events. self guided outdoor pursuits
Inline Skating: $9 Every Wednesday • 5 June – 28 August
If you are interested in any of the following activities, we can steer you in the right direction. • Horseback riding: lessons and trail riding • SCUBA lessons • All-terrain vehicle riding • Skydiving • Bungy jumping • Hot Air Ballooning • Biking/Hiking Trails • Indoor/Outdoor Climbing Areas
Weekly Bicycle Rides: $5 if need to use ODR bike Every Thursday
Inline skating every Wednesday in conjunction with our Sunset Paddling Club. The trail from Altmuhlsee to Ornbau is perfect for inline skating (approx 4k). We’ll meet for dinner at an imbiss along the river. Trip departs Katterbach ODR at 5:30 p.m., other pick-ups available upon request. Includes: Transportation and equipment.
Join us every Thursday after work for a bike ride that lasts approximately 1.5 to 2 hours. Share your trails with other fellow riders, meet new friends and learn the surrounding areas. Ride departs Katterbach ODR at 5 p.m. Pre-registration is required no later than COB on Wednesday.
We offer a full range of services to keep your bicycle in top shape: from brakes, shifters and derailers to tune-ups, bicycle de-assembly for shipping or just “make it work”. Stop in at Outdoor Recreation before the season begins!
PT Special: “One mile, no sweat. Mountain Bike, better yet!”
Tired of the same old P.T. drills in the morning with your unit? Let ODR add a little variety with our fleet of Cannondale Full Suspension Mountain Bikes. With advance notice, we’ll open up the shop at o’dark hundred and issue bikes and helmets to Soldiers for an alternative morning work-out. Storck Barracks delivery is also available with advance notice.
Bike to Work Week: 13-17 May Bike to Work Day: 17 May
With spring in the air, Ansbach Outdoor Recreation and the League of American Bicyclists are promoting May as National Bike Month. Help us reduce our carbon footprint by participating in this event. Tips for safer riding: • Have your bike checked • Always wear a helmet • Ride in the right-most lane that goes in the direction of your travel • Obey all stop signs, traffic lights and lane markings • Look before you change lanes or signal a turn: indicate your intention THEN act • Be visible and predictable at all times; wear bright clothing and signal turns
The Paintball Field located at Urlas directly across the street from the new Exchange is open every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month. Participants must be ID card holders and 16 years of age or older. All equipment and paint is available on site. We can also accommodate the special events and parties for your group, prior reservation is required.
Some of the variety of equipment available: SPECIAL EVENTS • Fest tables, canopies, bouncy castles, inflatable paintball, yard games CAMPING EQUIPMENT • Sleeping bags, cots, tents, chairs, stoves, backpacks, ice chests,lanterns WATER SPORTS EQUIPMENT • Canoes, sea kayaks, sit-on-top kayaks BIKES & SKATES • Mountain bikes, inline skates, helmets, Nordic walking poles
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Two Castle Tour • 4 May $45 Adults, $35 Children, $109 Family Children younger than 3 are free!
Visit two of the Germany’s most famous castles in one day; Linderhof and Neuschwanstein. Departs Storck at 6 a.m., Katterbach ODR at 7 a.m. Includes transportation only.
Kreuzberg Monastery & Brewery • 11 May $29 Adults, $19 Children, $65 Family Children younger than 3 are free!
Kreuzberg Monastery (Kloster Kreuzberg) is situated just below the summit of the Rhön Mountains in southern Germany and famous for its beer. Join us for a short hike to the pilgrimage site, “The Three Crosses.”. Departs Storck at 9 a.m., Katterbach at 8 a.m. Includes transportation only.
18 May • Paris $129 Adults, $79 Children, $279 Family Children younger than 3 are free!
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Summer Solstice and Swarovski Innsbruck • 22-23 June $99 Adults, $59 Children, $215 Family Children younger than 3 are free!
Once a year near the summer solstice, the Austrians illuminate the mountains around Ehrwald with an spectacular display of fires, forming remarkable pictures. We’ll overnight in Haiming, central to the many activities of the Tyrolean Alps and have dinner in an American style diner, with a 1960’s and old-timer cars theme before departing to Ehrwald to view the fires. On Sunday we’ll visit the Swarovski Innsbruck factory showroom in one of the oldest and most beautiful buildings in Innsbruck’s have lunch and depart for home. Trip departs Storck at 8 a.m., Katterbach at 9 a.m. and returns approximately 7 p.m. on Sunday. Includes transportation and one overnight.
Cesky Krumlov • 13 July $99 Adults, $59 Children, $215 Family Children younger than 3 are free!
Visit the city of Paris in the spring. Climb the Eiffel Tower, admire the magnificent Notre Dame, walk through the ornately engraved Arc de Triomphe or just enjoy the day in one the numerous Parisian cafés. Trip departs Storck at 11 p.m., Katterbach at 12 a.m. and returns approximately 5 a.m. on Sunday. Includes transportation only.
Visit this beautiful city located in the South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic best known for fine architecture and art of the historic old town and Ceský Krumlov Castle. Enjoy a traditional wooden raft ride down the Vltava River, a great way to see the historical center of Cesky Krumlov. Trip departs Storck Barracks at 4 a.m., Katterbach at 5 a.m. and returns approximately 11 p.m. Includes transportation only.
Berlin • 1 June $99 Adults, $59 Children, $215 Family Children younger than 3 are free!
Venice • 17 August $129 Adults, $79 Children, $279 Family Children younger than 3 are free!
Discover Berlin and its turbulent history in one day. Visit Checkpoint Charlie, Brandenburg Gate, Berlin Wall, surviving medieval buildings near Alexander Platz and ultramodern glass and steel structures in Potsdamer Platz. Departs Storck at 3 a.m., Katterbach at 4 a.m. and returns approximately 3 a.m. on Sunday. Includes transportation only.
Camping Trip to Camp Darby, Italy • 14-17 June $169 Adults, $109 Children, $399 Family Children younger than 3 are free!
Join us on this camping trip to Camp Darby, Italy and visit some of the most beautiful tourist attractions Italy has to offer. On Friday we will travel to Camp Darby and after setting up the camp, you can spend the rest of the day by enjoying a beautiful Mediterranean evening. On Saturday we will make a stop in Pisa, before making our way to the magical area of rustic beauty, Cinque Terre. On Sunday, we will take a short trip to Florence and upon return, spend the rest of the day enjoying the sunny beach at the camp. Trip departs Storck Barracks at 8 a.m., Katterbach at 0900 and returns approximately 5 p.m. on Monday. Includes transportation, camp site fees and equipment.
Explore one of Europe’s most romantic cities. Admire the architecture, see the sites, visit art museums or enjoy a gondola ride. Departs Storck at midnight, Katterbach at 1 a.m. and returns approximately 7 a.m. on Sunday. Includes transportation only.
Labor Day Camping Trip to Lake Garda, Italy 30 August-2 September • $149 $149 Adults, $99 Children, $329 Family Children younger than 3 are free!
Discover this awe inspiring lake by joining us on a camping trip to Lake Garda, Italy. Whether you’re into sports, family leisure activities, history, shopping, or just chilling out on the beach eating ice cream and watching the sunset...Lake Garda has it all. You will also have a chance to shop at the local market in the town of Malcesine and explore the romantic city of Verona. A multitude of different activities such as sailing, windsurfing, rock climbing, biking, hiking and swimming are available in this beautiful place. Departs Storck at 7 a.m., Katterbach at 8 a.m. Includes transportation, camp site fees and equipment.
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Prague • 14 September $99 Adults, $59 Children, $215 Family Children younger than 3 are free!
Discover the Bohemian city of Prague in a day. Arrive early Saturday morning, and visit the famous city sites such as the Charles Bridge and the Market Square. Spend the rest of the day exploring, shopping, hiking to the castle, or just strolling along the river, before departing at 8 p.m. Trip departs Storck at 4 a.m., Katterbach at 5 a.m. and returns around midnight. Includes transportation only.
Rhine in Flames Camp and Boat Trip • 21-22 September $99 Adults, $59 Children, $215 Family Children younger than 3 are free!
Travel to St. Goarhausen, site of the historic Loreley and beautiful vineyards. Prominent wine fests and camping along the Rhine River. Board a ferry and travel up the Rhine to Rüdesheim, viewing many castles along the way. Departs Katterbach at 8 a.m., Storck at 9 a.m. and returns approximately 6 p.m. on Sunday. Includes transportation, ferry boat ride, camping equipment and fees.
Oktoberfest 2013 • 28 September $45 Adults, $35 Children, $109 Family Children younger than 3 are free!
Oktoberfest in Munich is the world’s largest fair and the most famous in Germany. Join Outdoor Rec and leave the driving us! Prost! Trip departs Storck at 7:30 a.m., Katterbach at 8 a.m. and returns approximately at midnight. Includes transportation only
Berchtesgaden/Salzburg • 12-14 October $199 Adults, $119 Children, $399 Family Children younger than 3 are free!
We will travel to Taxenbach to our guesthouse then take advantage of a pool and spa located in nearby Zell am See. On Sunday we’ll visit the city of Salzburg and in late afternoon you’ll have an option to visit and hike Europe’s largest waterfalls. On Monday we’ll depart Taxenbach and visit Berchtesgaden where you’ll be able to explore Eagle’s Nest, visit intriguing Salt mines or take a boat ride on the magnificent Königsee Lake. Trip departs Storck at 8 a.m., Katterbach at 9 a.m. and returns approximately 6 p.m. on Sunday. Includes transportation, 2 overnights with breakfast and dinner.
a d v e n t u r e Klettersteig (Via Ferrata) in Pottenstein 9 June, 14 July, 11 August $29 Adults, $19 Children, $65 Family
Experienced and beginner climbers will find Klettersteig to be a safe and exciting experience. Modern via ferrata is a steel cable which runs along the route and is periodically fixed to the rock. Using a via ferrata kit the climber can secure themselves to the cable, limiting any fall.
Adventure Weekend in Garmisch • 24-27 May $129 Adults, $79 Children, $279 Family
A weekend packed with adventure activities: white water kayaking, flat water kayaking, canoeing, mountain biking, hiking and rock climbing. Progressive white water kayak lessons and Class I-III river trips available. White Water Rafting excursion arranged at an additional cost. Rustic Kean’s lodge offers bunk beds, shared bathroom facilities and a fully equipped kitchen for those wishing to prepare their own meals. Camping is available on site. Trip departs Storck at 8 a.m., Katterbach at 9 a.m. and returns approximately 6 p.m. on Monday.
White Water Rafting in Austria • 8 June $99 Adults, $59 Children, $215 Family
All equipment provided for a white water rafting trip on the River Inn. An extensive safety and skills briefing gets you ready for the trip lasting approximately 2-3 hours. Afterwards we’ll enjoy a BBQ lunch. The trip departs Katterbach at 7 a.m., Storck at 8 a.m. and returns approximately 9 p.m.
Two Rivers Paddling: Main & Weisent • 6-7 July $59 Adults, $39 Children, $129 Family
Saturday we paddle the Main River, working on the basic moving water paddling techniques and then drive to our camp near the Wiesent River. Sunday we’ll further develop our paddling skills on the Class II Wiesent River. Previous paddling experience and participation on one Sunset Paddling trip is required. ODR staff will verify participant’s paddling skills prior to the trip. Includes transportation, guide, progressive paddling lessons, camping and paddling equipment. The trip departs Storck at 8 a.m., Katterbach at 9 a.m. and returns approximately 6 p.m. on Sunday.
Alpine Hiking: Zugspitze • 27-28 July $129 Adults, $79 Children, $279 Family Fall Colors Hike: Obertsdorf • 5 Oct $45 Adults, $35 Children, $109 Family Children younger than 3 are free!
A wonderful way of experiencing the mountains whether it’s one day or a weekend. Zugspitze Hike includes 1 overnight and meals so heavy provisions and camping is not necessary. Departs Katterbach at 6 a.m. Includes transportation, guide, entrance to the gorge and overnight (Zugspitze) in an Alpine hut.
Bikes Rule! Liebliches Taubertal • 4 August $29 Adults, $19 Children, $65 Family
Bikes rule the road as we’re free to ride through the scenic region of Liebliches Taubertal, without any automobile traffic. Enjoy a relaxed pace or go for distance along these scenic roadways lined with vendors selling cake, coffee, beer and more. Inline skaters are welcome to join as well. Trips depart Katterbach at 8 a.m., Storck at 8:30 a.m. and returns approximately 6 p.m. Includes transportation, bike rentals available at a discounted price.