Ziplining in the Catskills

There is a video of this adventure at the bottom of this page.

Should you be looking for an adventure in the north east, well anywhere really, might I suggest — ziplining!!! Now, anyone who knows me is probably aware that I have battled a fear of heights my entire life. As a child, if I thought a building was too tall, I’d have a hard time walking up the stairs…. indoors!

Over the years though, I have found ways to push my boundaries. At first, just to be functional in the world, it’s difficult going through life avoiding structures over 2 stories. Last year, I hiked the Beehive Trail in Acadia National Park, a near vertical climb 525 feet to the summit, that hike “broke” whatever it was in my head that was holding me back. So, this year I decided I wanted to zipline. What better way to do that than on the fastest, longest and highest zipline in North America… the Skyrider Tour at Hunter Mountain, NY. Continue reading