Fastest and longest zip line in the USA


New York Zipline usa

New York Zipline boasts the largest zipline canopy tour in North America and second largest in the world, you'll be whizzing with 600 feet above ground just under the highway speed limit along a 3,200-foot cable. There's also a milder option for beginners which is the 650-food-long midmountain tour, which also traverses rope bridgs and a rappel.

New York Zipline is located just two hours north of NYC, at Hunter Mountain Ski Bowl. They run three family friendly adventures, which are the SkyRider, Mid Mountain Canopy Tour and the Adventure Tower. On the operator's website, the organisers state ‘as a leader in the industry with over 30 years' experience, Canopy Tours adheres to the strictest safety and construction guidelines in the industry.”
New York Zipline also has a sister local which is Jamaica Zipline Adventure. They claim that their outdoor activities are designed as challenged-by-choice and are known for “our professionally trained and enthusiastic guide staff that combine entertainment with our superior safety standards.”
Before you book your ride, you need to meet certain requirements. Given the gravity-fed nature of these ziplines and to keep your speed and zipline arrivals safe, there are weight and height requirements. For the adventure tower, you need to be at least 4'2'' tall. For Mid Mountain & Night Zipline Tour, you need to weigh between 60 and 250 pounds, and should be no taller than 6'5''. For the SkyRider Tour you need to weight between 110 and 260 pounds and be no taller than 6'5''.
New York Zipline Canopy Tours features a family friendly tour which is the Mid Mountain Tour. this adventure sweeps you off your feet and into the tree canopy with a variety of activities. This adventure is particularly recommended for first timers, and it also suits any thrill seeker. The ride rewards you with wonderful views of the spectacular backdrop of the Catskill Mountains.
The Night Zip Tour takes place on the Mid Mountain Tour. This is an adventure that is family friendly and is accompanied by the moon and the stars of the night. There are bight tree platforms, topped off by stargazing and nocturnal animal sightings. This adventure features six ziplines and four suspension bridges, along with nine illuminated tree platforms.
The Skyrider tour is the longest, fastest and highest ziplines in North America, which begins with a scenic chairlift or off-road ride to the Summit Lodge. Attend Zipline Pilot training school so you can get a safety briefing and to maximize your skills. This is the most extreme attraction and it lasts three hours.
The Adventure Tower is located at the base of Hunter Mountain and is suitable for all ages. Guests must overcome nine different obstacles as they spiral up the tower.


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