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Will I Need An Extra Set of Boxers? And Other First-Time Ziplining Questions

Free Guide to Ziplining for the First Time While folks considering ziplining near Philadelphia, PA have lots of questions, there are some queries that come up more often than others. Here’s a look at some of the most oft-asked questions: How scary is ziplining? Well, it’s pretty exhilarating, but you don’t need to worry about…

Unique Holiday Gift Ideas

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The holidays are coming, and if you’re like most people, you have at least one person on your list that’s hard to buy for. This holiday season, think outside the box and consider some of these unique holiday gift ideas. 1. The Multi-tool “Always be prepared” is an age-old Scout motto that still holds true…

Got a Bucket List? Don’t Forget These Exciting Pennsylvania Attractions!

Everyone has a bucket list of adventurous activities they want to do in order to make the most of our time here on earth. Maybe you want to visit the Taj Mahal or go skiing in the Swiss Alps. These are certainly impressive adventures, however, you can have incredibly exciting trips right here in Pennsylvania…

Fun Family Things to Do in Lancaster County, PA

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Lancaster County, PA, sometimes called Pennsylvania Dutch Country, is a popular destination for families.   From learning about Amish culture to amusement parks, Lancaster County is full of fun activities for the entire family. Amish Attractions Lancaster County is the location of the second largest Amish community in the world.   There are a number of attractions…

A Day in the Life of a Zipline Guide by Nick Weaver

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When we’re taking tours through the ziplines near Philadelphia, PA, people often comment that we have the “best job ever”. And we always smile and agree that it’s pretty cool… But there’s more to it than meets the eye. We have people’s lives in our hands every day. When your “office” is fifty feet up…

Getting to know Andrew Wagner

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Andrew Wagner started working at Refreshing Mountain in March of 2014 after looking for a job that would suit his passions. He really wanted a job that would allow him to work outside while being flexible with his schedule. Working at a God honoring establishment is very important to him, so after praying about it…

Blog Contest Entry

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ZIP LINING IN PA Jordan Yaun submitted an entry for our Blog Contest.   If you want to  enter our largest prize contest ever, go to Summer Blog Contest. Below is his blog which could also be found at Philly Affect [editor’s note: PhillyAffect.com is no longer live]. Breathe it in and Breathe it out, that…

Getting to know Nick Weaver

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Nick Weaver is an amazing member of our activities team. He worked here in high school for two summers, but found other employment after graduation. For years he’d come to the pool with his family and thought the ziplines and high ropes course looked so cool, but it was in  January of 2013 that he…

“So is zip lining good for a date?”

Don’t be afraid to make time in your busy schedule to try something new! And doing it with someone you care about makes it all the more special. My boyfriend was super excited to go on the  zipline because he loves adrenaline junky activities. After working at Refreshing Mountain for a year, I figured it…

Blog Contest Entry

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Family Fun in Lancaster, PA-and Overcoming Fear with an Adventure Lisa Mita submitted an entry for our Blog Contest.   If you want to  enter our largest prize contest ever, go to Summer Blog Contest. Below is her blog which can also be found at Lisa Mita Blog. I had a post a few weeks…