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Outdoor Escape

 

Introducing Outdoor Escapes at The Ruse.

Follow clues that lead you to 10 locations in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids.  
Get outside, enjoy the fresh air and exercise your body and mind!
 

THE
CIRCLE

An elusive underground crime ring known simply as The Circle has been operating in Grand Rapids for years. Detective James Marlow was on the brink of bringing them to justice when his cover was blown. Take over his case and identify the ten Circle operatives and their hideouts within the city. Do you have what it takes to bring down the Circle?

Your mission will start at The Ruse and it will continue outside and into downtown Grand Rapids. Feel free to grab a coffee or beer along the way! Wear weather appropriate clothing including comfortable footwear. You can approach THE CIRCLE two ways:


FULL GAME

  • Approximately 3 hours

  • Approximately 3 miles of walking

  • Up to 12 guests per group

  • $30 / per person

TWO CHAPTERS

  • Approximately 1.5 hours per chapter

  • Approximately 1.5 miles of walking

  • Up to 12 guests per group

  • $20 / per person per chapter


MORE INFO

HOW DOES IT WORK?

Upon arrival, you will receive a quick briefing from your host and a backpack of supplies. You will then head out on the town to find clues, solve challenges and connect the dots to complete your mission. You’ll then head back to the Ruse to turn in your backpack of supplies and your completed mission.

WHERE DOES IT TAKE PLACE?

Your mission will start at The Ruse and it will continue into downtown Grand Rapids. 

WHAT IS THE GOAL?

Ok, we can’t be giving it all away. We will say this: your completion time does not affect your final score. However, the quality of your work and observation skills will determine your success.

WHAT TO BRING & WEAR

Wear weather appropriate clothing including comfortable footwear.  Your mission will continue rain or shine, so come prepared! You will be walking about 3 total miles and will only head back to The Ruse when you've completed your mission.