Ziplining In Whistler

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Ziplining In Whistler Tourism Whistler Mike Crane

So if you haven’t tried ziplining yet but have been curious to try it, we encourage you to go for it!

Whiz through the air above Whistler's old-growth rainforests, creek-carved valleys and rocky hillsides, on a thrilling zip-line course. Opt to whiz down Bear lines #6,2,3,4,5 Eagle lines #12,7,8,9,10
Mammoth lines #12,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 Twilight lines #2,3,7,8,9,10, as you make your way from platform to platform, on this adrenaline-pumping eco-adventure.

Step into your harness and then follow your guide high up into the ancient pine, fir and cedar canopy. You can choose among the Bear Course, the Eagle Course or the Mammoth Course – each offers a different level of difficulty and thrills. Clamber across a network of canopy bridges and platforms, for spectacular views of the forest environment and the snowcapped peaks beyond.

The anticipation builds as you walk to the first platform in the trees, and then prepare for your first zip-line. Feel the adrenaline-rush as you leap into the air, and then fly along the zip-line’s steel cables. The ground drops out from under you as you cross over creeks and ravines, on your way down the cable. Each zip-line is unique and provides a different view and experience – the Eagle Tour, the newest line, stretches an exhilarating 730 metres (2,400 feet) and drops down 30 storeys toward the forest floor.

As you explore, your guide offers tips and techniques for getting the most out of your ride, and also provides insight and commentary on the surrounding vegetation and animals, who call this verdant refuge home.

Ziptrek Whistler — Quick facts

  • Ziptrek Ecotours opened its doors in July 2002. With hundreds of
    thousands of satisfied guests, Ziptrek has earned its title as Whistler’s #1
    Year-round Activity!
  • Ziptrek combines low-impact ziplines through the forest
  • Ziptrek has a total of 11 ziplines, 9 bridges, 10 treetop viewing platforms,
    and an extensive network of trails and boardwalks.
  • Ziptrek’s tour area, just minutes above Whistler village, takes

    ZIPLINE LENGTH FACTS
    Line #1 200’ / 60m This short line has been retired.
    Line #2 500’ / 135m Launch from Blackcomb and land high up in a
    Western Red Cedar on Whistler Mountain.
    Line #3 900’ / 255m Spectacular launch over 10 stories above the
    Fitzsimmons Creek. This is the fastest line in the original zipline course.
    Line #4 1100’ / 330m The longest zipline in the original zipline course.
    An amazing view of the course and the gorge cut by the Fitzsimmons
    Creek as it rages down from the Overlord Glacier.
    Line #5 400’ / 120m Zipline back from Whistler Mountain to our base
    on Blackcomb. This freestyle zipline is the perfect opportunity to try flying
    upside down.
    Line #6 450’/138m Now the 1st line of the original Bear Tour. This line
    takes you from Blackcomb Mountain to the banks of Fitzsimmons Creek.
    Line #7 675’/ 206m See the ancient forest from a bird’s eye view as
    you begin the journey back to the Village of Whistler.
    Line #8 600’/183m This zipline speeds you to a landing platform
    which is the highest above the ground.
    Line #9 2000’/610m Over 6 football fields in length and dropping over
    20 storeys. From high in the treetops this zipline has one of the more
    thrilling launches.
    Line #10 1000’/305m The steepest ride straight back to Whistler Village,
    landing in a six-storey wooden tower.
    Line #11 The Sasquatch™ 7000’/2133m Ziptrek’s newest and hairiest
    yet - The longest zipline in Canada and the USA! This is the ultimate
    zipline experience.
    Line #12 2400’/703m Now the first and longest line of the Eagle Tour.
    With a 30-storey drop, this gondola accessed and twinned zipline is sure
    to amaze you!
    Tour Line Combinations: Bear lines #6,2,3,4,5 Eagle lines #12,7,8,9,10
    Mammoth lines #12,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 Twilight lines #2,3,7,8,9,10

https://whistler.ziptrek.com/

 

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