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Fall 2015 Adventures



Monday - Thursday: 4pm - 10pm

Friday: 4pm - 8pm

Saturday-Sunday: 3pm - 8pm


What: Parent's Weekend Hike, Stargazing & Campfire @ The Ridges

When: September 18th, 19th (8-11pm)


Cost: Tickets are $10 per person


An evening of hiking, campfires, stargazing, s’mores, and fun at the Ridges. Transportation provided- Please meet in front of the Ping Center at 8pm.

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What: Parent's Weekend Hocking Hills Hike To Ash Cave & Old Man's Cave

When: September 19th, 20th (10AM – 4PM)


Cost: Tickets are $20 per person; includes transportation and guide staff.


Join Outdoor Pursuits on a day hike through the Old Man’s Cave region of Hocking Hills State Park. This area is scattered with a variety of geologic features including waterfalls, sandstone cliffs, and rock formations. A great way to spend the day with your family and friends!         
 Pick up and drop off at the Ping Center.

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What: PARENTS WEEKEND Ziplining at the Ridges

When: September 19th, 20th (1 hour slots @ 10AM, 11AM, 1PM, 2PM, 3PM, 4PM)


Head for the Ridges to catch some air on the Outdoor Pursuits zipline! We'll provide the equipment and instruction, you provide the excitement as you climb to the take-off platform and fly down a 300 foot zipline.


Cost: Tickets are $25 per person                                                                                        Includes all equipment, instruction, and shuttle to zipline facilityMeet in front of Ping 15 minutes before your scheduled time.

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What: White Water Rafting on the Lower Yough in Ohiopyle, Pennsylvania

When: September 19th

COST: $65

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What: Rock Climbing in the Red River Gorge

When: October 16 -18

Cost: $75

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What: Backpacking Dolly Sods Wilderness in West Virginia

When: November 13 - 15

Cost: $50

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Online registration is currently available.

You may also register in person at the Outdoor Pursuits service desk in the Ping Center
during regular operating hours. 

If you have any questions regarding the adventure of your choice, Please contact Outdoor Pursuits Graduate Assistant Alex Rhue at: 740-597-1484 ­­or ar237409@ohio.edu.