Ziplining Finds Its Way Out of the Rainforest and Onto the Mountains in Upstate New York

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Pump your spring vacation full of adrenaline with help from New York Zipline Adventure Tours

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In my 26 years in the adventure travel industry I have watched the eco-tourism business truly take flight. A sky-high adventure like our world class tours in New York can fulfill desires of flight and provides extraordinary scenic views.

Combine the thrills of Costa Rica’s most popular adventure attraction with the pristine landscape of the Catskill Mountains for a spring getaway that’s perfect for adventure seekers in need of an adrenaline fix. Ziplining is no longer reserved for Central American jungle vacations. Visitors to the Catskill Mountains can now experience a high-flying adventure on one of two new Zipline Tours owned and operated by New York Zipline Adventures (http://www.ZiplineNewYork.com), including the Skyrider Tour, North America’s longest, highest and fastest zipline experience.

“It’s true that many people associate ziplining with exotic vacations, but more and more people are beginning to realize that they don’t have to travel far to experience the unique adrenaline rush you get from ziplining,” said Bradd Morse, Zipline Builder and Principal Partner of New York Zipline Adventures. “In my 26 years in the adventure travel industry I have watched the eco-tourism business truly take flight. A sky-high adventure like our world class tours in New York can fulfill desires of flight and provides extraordinary scenic views.”
Situated in Hunter Mountain two hours north of New York City, thousands of visitors have traversed the forest canopy with New York Zipline Adventure Tours during their debut first season and the company is anticipating an even busier spring season as the popularity of ziplines continues to grow.

New York Zipline Adventure Tours offers experiences for every thrill level, from mild to extremely wild. The Mid-Mountain course is a true canopy tour that takes guests through the forest on six ziplines, four jungle bridges and an exciting rapel. The Mid-Mountain tour serves as great introductions to zipline for newcomers.

For those in search of the ultimate thrill, the Skyrider Zipline Tour will send guests flying at speeds of close to 50 MPH on side by side racing zips extending as long as 3,200 feet and more than 600 feet in the air. The total course covers more than 4.6 miles of forest and includes 5 unique dual ziplines, a 500 foot jungle bridge, and a Zapline.

Tours range from $89 to $119 and reservations are strongly recommended due to high demand. New York Zipline Adventure Tours is located 2 hours north of New York City and is open daily from 9 am to 4 pm.

Readers interested in learning more about New York Zipline Adventure Tours and their year-round zipline tours should visit http://www.ZiplineNewYork.com.

About New York Zipline Adventure Tours
NYZAT at Hunter Mountain is the latest project designed and constructed by Canopy Tours, inc, (http://www.ZiplineBuilders.com) a leader in the industry with over 26 years experience in the field. They have designed, built and consulted on projects worldwide and adhere to the strictest guidelines in the industry with all courses constructed to exceed ACCT specifications. Like its sister locations in Montego Bay, Jamaica (http://www.zipline-tours.com) and the White Mountains of NH (http://www.alpinezipline.com) this new location at Hunter Mountain is designed to be more of an adventure than just an amusement ride, and the professionally trained guides are a big part of the entertainment experience and safety level that this company has become known for. NYZAT at Hunter Mountain is the largest Zipline Canopy Tour in North America and has brought the first world class tour of its kind to New York. For more information, please visit http://www.ziplinenewyork.com

Editor's note: To speak with owners Jay Bialsky or Bradd Morse, or to receive more information about New York Zipline Adventure Tours, please contact Pamela Wadler or Nancy Trent at (212) 966-0024.

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