RAGS TO RICHES

One day if I go to heaven… I’ll look around and say “It ain’t bad, but it ain’t San Francisco." (Herb Caen)

THE CITY'S BEST MANSIONS

This hike takes diversity to a whole new level - from sprawling lawns and palatial homes, to restored barracks and gritty street life, this hike has something for everyone! You'll enjoy stairways, bay views, enviable mansions, crazy artwork, and the boulevard that divides two very distinct parts of SF.

LOCATION

Presidio Heights

LENGTH

9 miles (7 miles with short-cuts)

 TIME

3-4 hours

INTENSITY

Moderate to Difficult

DISCOVER:

The oldest (former) military base on the west coast (1776), SF’s most expensive and massive homes (Billionaire Row), four incredible natural works by artist Andy Goldsworthy, a gutter made of Victorian headstones, SF’s first park (not Golden Gate), a San Franciscan’s favorite workout location (288 steps), Ground Zero for Hippies…and as always, much much more.

NEIGHBORHOODS:

Presidio (East), Pacific Heights, Anza Vista, NOPA, Buena Vista, Haight-Ashbury, Lone Mountain, Laurel Heights, Presidio Heights, and Inner Richmond.

OUR FAVORITE LUNCH OPTIONS: 

1) Giorgio's. 2) Burma Superstar. 3) Arizmendi. (lunch not included with hike)

HIKE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Goldsworthy Sculptures (3 of 'em)

  • The University of San Francisco

  • Lone Mountain (former graveyard)

  • Yoda!!!

  • The SF Columbarium

  • Lyon Street Stairs

  • The Panhandle

  • Billionaire Row mansions

  • Feinstein's mansions (2 of 'em)

  • THE "Haight"

  • Former barracks

  • St Ignatius Church

  • Waller Painted Ladies

  • Buena Vista Park (headstone gutters)

RESERVE YOUR SPOT

To register for this hike, please email rsvp@getoutfit.com. Include your name, desired hike, and number of participants attending.

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