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Zipline Adventures - 3 World Class Options
About Zip Line Rides: Zip lines provide a unique experience and view of nature's ecosystems
below. Zip lines are designed to allow a person to strap on to a cable connecting two points, one
below the other, and use gravity to propel the person to the lower point. They are natures own
entertainment without engines or technology, gravity and your own momentum drive the thrill !
Located in areas with tall trees and foliage, as trees provide the best anchors for zip line adventures.
Zipline rides take advantage of long slopes where there can be many zip lines mounted in a row
delivering the participants from platform to platform. As the foliage and ecosystems below are often
dense and difficult to navigate, zip lines give a unique perspective looking down onto the undisturbed
Zipline adventure operations utilize secure harnesses, helmet, and safety equipment to ensure a
safe ride as they can be very high up and cover significant distances. Zipline rides have been
growing in popularity as the equipment becomes easier to use and visitors increasingly look for ways
to partake in eco-tourism and active adventure activities. Mexico and Costa Rica provide many zip
line adventures, also known as canopy tours, which take participants through and over the rain
forest below. However the Mt. St. Helens region offers zipline participants a much more convenient
and affordable experience.
Zip lines are an exciting adventure that can be experienced by any age of adventurer. It is a great
family activity that can be enjoyed rain or shine. Experience the thrill yourself of flying through the
trees, suspended above the ground as the wind blows your hair back while whisking towards the next
platform - where you start over again.
In addition to the regions Zip Line tours other area adventures include Climbing the Crater, Mount
Rainier climbing expeditions, and the much easier Ape caves.
We invite you to try out one of the adventures on your next visit to Mt. St. Helens, Mount
Rainier, or the Scenic Columbia River Gorge.
Your Adventure awaits ! It's Awesome.
|NEW - If you are heading to
the Oregon Coast while
visiting Mt. St. Helens be sure
to check out the new Oregon
Coast Zipline at Warrenton,
Oregon - between Astoria
and Seaside. Operated by
High Life Adventures its the
newest zipline park in the
Northwest and sure to thrill
|#2 NW Trek ZipLine: It's fast. It's exhilarating. It's challenging!
Adventure to new heights at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park. The new Zip Wild
Ropes Course is much more than a passive zip line; it's got a series of
challenges that will test your mental and physical toughness. And you'll
celebrate your accomplishment when you've conquered the course.
Adventure Course Includes:
- A 30-foot climbing wall you must scale to get onto the zip course
- A number of suspended bridges that will test your agility and balance
- A cargo net you must climb between two aerial platforms
- A high-wire tightrope you must walk -- some 55 feet in the air
- Six zip lines that you'll whiz down at around 33 feet per second
NOW OPEN !
|#3 Tree House Island Zipline: When you are done touring the
Nearby Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument stop in for a fun
afternoon soaring from tree-to-tree on a nature-oriented zipline park on Tree
House Island - 50 acres located in Silverlake with views of the volcano. You will
be surrounded by the immense trees and enjoy the Island serenity while
enjoying thrills of riding the zip lines, or rent a canoe, fish, or just enjoy the
views. The zip line tours start at $99.00 Now Open ! (360) 274-2425
|#1 Skamania Lodge Zipline: Fly with the eagles and soar with spirits
at the Bridge of the Gods. This unique Canopy Zip Line Tour will send you
soaring above the scenic Columbia River Gorge with eight zip lines, four sky
bridges and stunning views all nestled together at the world class Skamania
Lodge Resort in the Columbia River Gorge - the County in which Mount St.
Helens is located.
You and your friends and family will rip down 8 different lines landing on
decks suspended up to 10 stories in the Columbia Gorge Rain Forrest
canopy and above the forest floor in majestic moss covered firs. The longest
zip at over 800 feet in length will launch you out of a giant ponderosa pine
parallel to and overlooking the mighty Columbia River. Just 2 hours south of
Mt. St. Helens in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic area
and 30 minutes from Multnomah Falls - the most visited tour location in the
Northwest. NOW OPEN !