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Low Ropes Challenge Course

Participate in countless fun and challenging activities from the famous Whale Watch to the 14’ Team Wall, while learning the importance of strategy and teamwork. The University of New Mexico’s Low Ropes Challenge Course provides a fun and interactive team-building opportunity in a safe environment.

UNM offers a multi-element ropes course to:  

  • Develop stepping stones for clear communication, problem solving and conflict resolution
  • Devise methods to obtain individual and group goals
  • Learn the importance of strategy
  • Cultivate personal accountability, self-confidence, trust, respect, and team commitment
  • Challenge by choice – encouraged to take risks mentally, physically, and emotionally

Whether your group is coming together for the first time or has been together for years we can customize a program to meet your needs.

Our Mission

The mission of the Low Ropes Challenge Course is to provide team building activities to students, staff, and the community by offering unique challenges through the use of the low ropes course, cooperative activities and the 14’ team wall. The Low Ropes Challenge Course is committed to excellence by offering services that are safe, fun and facilitated by an expert and energetic staff. We specifically cater to UNM student groups and departments.

Contact Us

Please click here, to fill out and submit a form about your group. You should hear back from one our coordinators within 48 hours. If you don't hear back in that time, or if you have any other questions, please email or call (505) 264-1265.


Betsy Fulreader: Coordinator and Facilitator
Jesse Yelvington: Coordinator and Facilitator
Gabrielle Goeckner: Facilitator 
Hannah Brouse: Facilitator
Heidi Goodrich: Facilitator
Jordyn Webb: Facilitator