OBCA 2021 Ropes Challenge Course Ribbon Cutting

Join Outward Bound California community members and top city officials in the Grand Opening of our new Ropes Challenge Course in McLaren Park! Entry is free, but this is a ticketed event. Please fill out a ticket below, and see a variety of suggested donations to make an impact with your attendance! We can't wait to see you in the trees!

Featuring local leaders; Board of Supervisors President Walton, Supervisor Ronen, and SFRPD General Manager Phil Ginsburg + our own Executive Director Nettie Pardue with student alumni and school leaders. Visitacion Valley Middle School students will be up in the course to celebrate the day!

Thursday, October 7th
12 PM 

Outward Bound California Ropes Challenge Course
1100 Mansell Street, San Francisco 94134

Right across the street on Visitacion Ave, near the Philosopher's Way Trailhead
Map Here

* Event is subject to cancellation due to Covid and/or air quality conditions

Photo by David Montero

Additional Details: 
- Learn more about our Ropes Course Programs here 
- Check out this video to get a better look at the course!

Ticket Options

$2000 - Empowered Classroom

Buys an entire class a full-day program on the ropes course


$533 - Fuel for Adventure

Buys food for students and staff on a one-week course


$251 - Boots on the Ground

Buys boots and socks for a full-scholarship student to use and take home.


$118 - Light the Way

Buys maps, compasses, and journals for an entire course, helping students navigate the internal and external terrain of their experience


$39 - Harness the Potential

Buys a harness for ropes course programming - literally supporting students as they climb and leap out of their comfort zone!


$25 - Suggested Ticket Donation

Even your ticket purchase makes an impact for OBCA students!


Ribbon Cutting Ticket

Feel free to add any other amount with a donation below! 


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A huge thank you to our sponsors!

Summit Sponsors:

The Black Dog Private Foundation
James Wyatt
Anonymous Parents of Outward Bound Alumnae
Woody Scal and Claudia Lewis

Peak Sponsors: 


Expedition Sponsors: 

Doug and Virginia Levick
Paul Danielsen
Ed & Eve Colloton

Trail Sponsors: 

Lori Guy