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Ziplining: The New Adventure for Thrill Seekers

For so long, it seemed that bungee jumping was the ultimate daredevil activity to try out on an outdoor vacation. Now, more and more locations are offering zip-lining for thrill-seeking visitors. Beyond just the exhilaration of the activity itself, zip-line courses also often allow visitors access to a view of nature that is hard to get in other ways.

If you’re not familiar with this relatively new activity, a zip-line consists of a pulley on a wire that is set up on an incline. Users can then use gravity to their advantage as they travel from the top to the bottom of the zip-line course by holding onto the pulley. Zip-line courses range from short lines that are featured in children’s playgrounds to longer lines set up as part of ropes courses at outdoor resorts to even longer and higher rides that allow zip-liners to access forest canopies and other remote areas.

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