Do you live or plan to vacation in the state of Colorado? While you’re there, you might want to consider riding one of the many awesome ziplines in Colorado.
You can find them in and around many popular cities and ski resort towns such as Vail, Boulder, Denver, Colorado Springs, Breckenridge, Aspen, Steamboat Springs and more.
Zipline Adventures – Located just 15 minutes from Vail, Colorado Zipline Adventures offers 6 differnt zips that cross a mountain river. Your ride will take you 200 feet above the river and the longest zip is over 1000 feet across. The tour will require some easy to moderate hiking. Great for team building exercises! Be sure to like them on their Facebook page or follow them @ziplinecolorado on Twitter. You can also watch a video from their zipline course below:
Buena Vista, CO
AVA Zipline Tours– Visit the website for a Google Satellite image of the zipline course. The course is set on 44-acres and has views of snow-capped peaks and the Arkansas River. You will cross 7 cables that span 3,500 feet. Combine your zipline tour with a day of rafting for the ultimate adventure experience. Follow them @avarafting on Twitter or at Facebook.com/avarafting. Here’s a sample point of view zipline video, too!
Canyon City, Colorado
Royal Gorge Zipline Tours – Located at the famous Royal Gorge, this zipline tour offers 9 zips spanning over a mile of beautiful scenery. The last zipline is the longest at over 1000 ft. It is a side-by-side allowing you to race your family or friends. The course is located 7 miles west of Canon City, Colorado, 1 hour from Colorado Springs and 2 hours from Denver. Follow @RoyalGorgeRaft on Twitter or at Facebook.com/RoyalGorgeZipLineTours. Watch a sample video of their zipline course below:
Zip Line Durango at Full Blast Adventure Center – Located just one mile from downtown Durango, Colorado the Full Blast Zipline Canopy Tour encompasses Colorado mountain views in every direction. The Ponderose adventure takes you on a series of cables over 2 1/2 hours. The Ponderosa Grande tour takes 4 hours and includes the The Big Daddy Zipline. Night Zip Tours are also available. Follow them on Facebook and take a look at this zipline in Colorado, below:
Soaring Treetop Adventures – Billed as the longest zipline in the world, this course has over 24 ziplines! You’ll cross the Animas River ten times and soar over alpine mountains and aspen forests. The course is secluded on 180 acres near Durango, Colorado. Guests will need to take the Durango train to reach the course, since no roads lead to the zipline course. Follow @soaringcolorado on Twitter or on Facebook. Get a sneak peek at their zipline by watching their video below:
Captain Zipline Tours – Soar up to 200 feet over the Rocky Mountains and a rugged canyon while on the Captain Zipline Tour. You’ll get the chance to see an abandoned mine shaft and learn about the area’s Wild West history. Don’t forget to check out the views of 14,000 foot peaks from the zipline platforms! The tour is located in Salida, Colorado, 2.5 hours SW of Denver and 2 hours West of Colorado Springs. Follow @captainzipline on Twitter or Facebook. Here’s a video of Captain Zipline course below: