Summer has arrived and people everywhere are gearing up for some epic adventure. Eye-watering speed and feet rattling drops, zip lining takes your relationship with the rope to a whole new level.
What is Zip Lining?
If you’ve ever seen Medicine Man with Sean Connery then you know what zip lining is, if not then read on. The idea behind zip lining is simple. A person basically uses a cable to sail from treetop to treetop, in speeds that can exceed 50 mph to get a bird’s eye view of the world.
Initially designed to transport medical and food supplies through extreme mountainous terrain, zip lines have now become a popular diversion for thrill seekers, and extreme sport aficionados.
Benefits of Zip Lining to Adventure Seekers and Novices?
By far, the best thing one can get out of zip lining is experiencing nature like you never have before. Since people spend most of the time indoors these days, zip lining in summer can be the perfect way for the family to get out in the open and spend some quality time together. Apart from being a great de-stressor, zipping around can also assist in shaving some calories off the top as well.
Safety Tips for Zip Lining Novices?
It’s hard to avoid the steady stream of nightmares straight out of horror stories when it comes to planning a summer adventure. While the zip line may look like something only a medically insane person would do. In reality, you don’t really need to have a set of brass balls to enjoy zip lining. It is perfectly safe for die-hard zip liners and novices alike. Participants get a quick hands on training session before they get to try it. For first-time zip liner’s there’s a chain breaking system which slows you down before you reach the end and perfectly engineered lines make sure you don’t drop to your death.
Location of Skull Canyon and their Rates?
If you’re looking to experience the thrill of Zip Lining through undisturbed mountainous terrain then Skull Canyon theme park is the place to be. The packages to choose from over this 160 acre private estate are Original Course ($85 – per head), Extreme Course ($115 – per head) and Speed run ($40 – per head). The Original Course which covers a total length of 2,500 feet and includes 6 zip lines. The second option, Extreme Course is not for the faint of heart and allows you to try out 5 different zip lines at a total length of 6,200 feet for two hours. The third option offers one 1,600 feet long zip line of pure adrenaline. Bookings can be made online.
Nearby Hotels and Restaurants Near Skull Canyon in Corona, CA.
If you’re out of town and looking for a place to stay, Corona is home to some of the best hotels and restaurants in California. Ayres Inn, Hampton Inn and Suites, Spring Hill Suites and Hotel Paseo are some good economical options. Goodfellas Café, Nagisa Sushi and Claim Jumper are some good eating options at Corona.
If you’re looking to shake things up this summer than why not try Skull Canyon zip lining in Corona, the perfect day excursion for families and adrenaline junkies alike.