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Refreshing Mountain Staff Bio for Josh Shuman

Josh has been a Refreshing Mountain employee since 2012. His first position was as cook in the kitchen but then he transitioned into Activities Administrator and Assistant to the Maintenance Director. Needless to say, you could find Josh almost anywhere on the grounds! You might find him leading zip line tours, running activities, or fixing…

Getting to Know Caleb Nolt

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Caleb started at Refreshing Mountain last November after applying to the activities department. He had been looking for a job for a while without success until his aunt suggested he apply at Refreshing Mountain. Her first question was “are you afraid of heights?” When he said no, she handed him an application. A few days…

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…

Getting to know Darbi Knee

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Darbi Knee is one of Refreshing Mountain’s long-time employees. She was approached by Marlin Harnish, the owner of Refreshing Mountain, and asked if she would be interested in belaying for their ropes course. Her reply? “Yes sir!” She has been with us since 1998 as a well-loved and respected guide—so much so that one of…

Getting to Know David Wenger

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David Wenger began working at Refreshing Mountain in the Spring of his sophomore year of high school, April 2011.   At first he only came to the pool, but after awhile he got a job working for activities. Now that he’s worked here a few years, his favorite part of the job is being outdoors…

The Extraordinary Adventures Available With Zip Lining

Ziplining is a wonderful way to bring in a new element of adventure into your life.  This activity is building recognition, and has fast become an adventurous outdoor activity for both young and old.  Worldwide, ziplines offer a wide range of courses to accommodate both the most daring individuals as well as the less skeptical…

Ziplining on Ice

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Ziplining on Ice / Starring Jeff Martin, Zipline Guide Extaordinaire Watching this will give you an idea why we don’t take guests on the Ziplines in this weather. It sure is a beautiful ride though!

New Year’s Resolutions

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Do you make New Year’s Resolutions?  A resolution is a firm decision to do or not do something.  With that in mind, maybe the better question is how do you resolute to fulfill your resolution?  Many of us make resolutions like to eat better, exercise more, or watch less tv—things that are outwardly visible.  On…