Zip Adventures opens for the season |

Zip Adventures opens for the season

Weekly staff report

WOLCOTT — Zip Adventures of Vail opened for the 2013 summer season May 1. Offering six different ground-to-ground ziplines ranging up to 1,000 feet long and 250 feet high, they are ready to open with the early season warm weather.

“While Vail got great snow this winter, the early spring thaw means we’re ready to open the zipline course,” said Zip Adventures owner Charlie Alexander. “We’re ready and excited to get the summer season up and running.”

Alexander also stated that once per month for the summer season, Zip Adventures will give away items such as free zipline tours and a GoPro in monthly giveaways. Fans should complete the Facebook form with name and email address for a chance to win.

Zip Adventures announced this morning the launch of a brand new website, where site visitors can find the most current information, photographs and traveler reviews about the Zip Adventures experience. An easy-to-navigate site replete with photographs allow site visitors to learn everything from location, what to bring and how to dress, to unique descriptions of each of the six ziplines, biographies of Zip Adventures’ well-trained and experienced guides and details about the top-rated safety equipment and standards of our zip tours. In addition, a brand new rates and reservations page details tour times and online booking.

As one of the founding zipline operators in Colorado, Zip Adventures of Vail has been serving up fun to families, couples and groups of all sizes since 2005.

“People come to Colorado on vacation looking for adventure, and our unique six-line course paired with the latest technology in safety gear makes Zip Adventures the most exciting yet safe zipline tours in the country,” said general manager Matt Seatvet.

Zip Adventures was recently ranked to the top 10 ziplines in the world by Travel + Leisure Magazine,, Outside Magazine and Zip Adventures hosts tours in the stunning Colorado Rocky Mountains with breathtaking views of surrounding deep valleys and pine timber landscape.

Professional outdoor experts carry guests to the zipline course in a Pinzgauer six-wheel drive vehicle — an adventure in and of itself. Zipline excursions are uniquely designed for a minimal amount of technical expertise required, while providing the safest zipline experience in Colorado.

Support Local Journalism