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Old August 17th, 2011, 06:26 PM   #1
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Old August 17th, 2011, 06:55 PM   #2
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Very Cool! Is this somthingwe can do while there?

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Old August 17th, 2011, 07:28 PM   #3
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The zip line is 3/4 mile east at the Golf resort. 9 lines in the tour the longest is 820 feet and the highest is 70 feet, 3200 + feet of lines total. Tours are avail. Mon,Wednesday, Fri , Sat and Sun. 9-6 . $49 each.
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That looks like a blast!! Is the obligatory oak tree 5 ft wide at the end to stop me if I go too far??? LOL
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Looks like fun. Family loves zip lines, and that $49 rate has got to be about the cheapest I've seen. You run groups of ten or less, 2-3 hours total? It would be a great break from the afternoon heat at R&V. We'll definitely be checking this out.
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What months are the zip lines open
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The zip line is 3/4 mile east at the Golf resort. 9 lines in the tour the longest is 820 feet and the highest is 70 feet, 3200 + feet of lines total. Tours are avail. Mon,Wednesday, Fri , Sat and Sun. 9-6 . $49 each.
$49 to ride the zip lines? Looks like it out of my price range for a family of 6.
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$49 to ride the zip lines? Looks like it out of my price range for a family of 6.
Zip lines definitely are not a cheap thrill, especially for a large family. But this is actually one of the cheaper prices I've seen. Besides the initial cost of clearing the runs, installing the cables, and building the take off and landing stands, Ron also has to pay two or three people to guide each group. One or two that go first and then do the braking and unhooking of the riders and one that hooks each rider up on the line to make sure it's done right. And insurance on something like this can't be cheap. Also
As a comparisson, I believe Boyne is $59 per person, and we paid $190 per person in Hawaii this year.
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We did this at Hocking Hills Ohio last year. It was a blast. Definately be looking at this in a couple weeks.!
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Looks like a blast! Would be fun to do in the fall when the colors are out.
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Thats why we have a safety strap
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Old August 18th, 2011, 04:01 PM   #14
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We did this at Hocking Hills Ohio last year. It was a blast. Definately be looking at this in a couple weeks.!
I DID HOCKING LAST SPRING. It as a blast as well for me. It was $128 bucks with the super zip. I wish it would have been summer though. the woods were still bare when we did it. The difference with us is Stand to ground landings Not stand to stand, and you dont touch the cable to break. The Zip uses a gravity sag system. You go like mad then glide to a stop.
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Zip lines definitely are not a cheap thrill, especially for a large family. But this is actually one of the cheaper prices I've seen. Besides the initial cost of clearing the runs, installing the cables, and building the take off and landing stands, Ron also has to pay two or three people to guide each group. One or two that go first and then do the braking and unhooking of the riders and one that hooks each rider up on the line to make sure it's done right. And insurance on something like this can't be cheap. Also
As a comparisson, I believe Boyne is $59 per person, and we paid $190 per person in Hawaii this year.
You don't have to defend them(snowsnake). I just didn't realize they cost that much. cool to have one in our area tho'. my son has been on a few at scout camps, so my daughters have shown interest to go on one. I personally can't afford to do something like that for the kids unless we eat hotdogs and mac'cheese for a month. I know plenty of other people can afford it and hope the make the time to visit snow snake for it.
also not sure if my fat ass would even be able to ride anyway...lol
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that oak tree did stop me on the last line... its one hell of a time hope its open this winter
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what is the weight limit of a rider? the wife and I tried to do this in TN last year but I was to fat to ride!!!!LOL i suck
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what is the weight limit of a rider? the wife and I tried to do this in TN last year but I was to fat to ride!!!!LOL i suck

not sure if there is one.... but im just over 200 and there was a guy that had atleast 50lbs on me..

google there number and give them a call. its one fun time..
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Do any open up into an open area? I envision zip lining hooked into a snowboard...


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not sure if there is one.... but im just over 200 and there was a guy that had atleast 50lbs on me..

google there number and give them a call. its one fun time..
I too am curious, tipping the scales at 280 I'm only about 40 lbs overweight so I tell myself.
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