Imagine you’re standing on the edge of a platform staring down at the canyon floor, 50 feet below. That's just the beginning. Later on you'll be a cool 300 feet from the cold hard ground, suspended in a harness and hooked to some steel cable, 500 feet is the distance to the next platform. Then there's that 700 foot steep zip soaring over treetops down the ravine. For that whole ride you'll have nothing under you but air. And they told you it'll be fun. You freeze. Are they insane? Welcome to the world of zip lining.
Thrilling and Exhilarating
First time round you'll be screaming the whole distance. You won't breathe normally for quite some time even after your feet are firmly planted on the other platform. But everyone’s doing it, kids, parents, grandparents, friends, colleagues, everyone wants to get the rush that comes with cascading across the air and defying gravity.
Sure, if you have a fear of heights you'll probably have a moment of panic and doubt, especially if you look down. Some even shut their eyes and scream their lungs out on the first journey across. They'll enjoy the scenery on the way back. There's no denying it, once you've made that first trip across, you'll love it. And you'll want another ride. It’s purely a fun and exhilarating adventure.
An Extreme Activity that also boosts your Health
With the adrenaline coursing through your veins, you probably won't notice that you'll also be working out. Ziplining involves stretching and flexibility. It utilizes your upper body strength for lifting and pulling up your body weight. It's a great way for working your abs and core. You'll have a blast and get fit doing it.
When you finally convince yourself to open your eyes, you'll be amazed at the scenery. Most, if not all, ziplining tours are designed in regions that have quite the awe inspiring scenery. As you ride through the air attached to cable lines, you'll get to view Mother Nature's splendor from above. The scenic beauty spans out as far as the eye can see. It'll bring out the Tarzan in you.
Listen to your Guide
Ziplining is easy, but you have to follow your guiders instructions. They'll tell you about everything from the harness and showing you how to land. So pay attention.
Ziplining is such an amazing feeling, and it will be one of the most exhilarating things you'll ever do. After you’ve gone through your safety course and you begin your journey, just enjoy it!