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Getting to Know Rod Redcay

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Rod Redcay started working at Refreshing Mountain in the fall of 2011 at the urging of his wife, Sunny, who is our Sales Coordinator.  His favorite part of the job is working with people and helping them overcome their fears.  According to Rod, the interactions with the people and spending time in the great outdoors…

Ziplining on Ice

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Ziplining on Ice / Starring Jeff Martin, Zipline Guide Extaordinaire https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I7MqBYGa4uo&feature=youtu.be 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! Watching this will give you an idea why we don’t take guests on the Ziplines in this weather. It…

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…

Merry Christmas from Refreshing Mountain

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It is always a challenge this time of year to keep perspective on the real meaning of Christmas. Finding the perfect gift for a loved one and spending time with family and friends are wonderful things but even those aren’t the real meaning. Jesus’ coming to the earth in mortal form is too hard for…

Give the Gift of an Experience

We hear a lot about quality time and being intentional about making memories with friends and family. In our fast paced society this is so important to keep in mind or we get so caught up in life that we forget to live. Two of our goals for Zip Liners is that they leave 1)…

Zipping in from all over the USA

I recently spent a day in New York City.  The next I came back to Refreshing Mountain.  What a contrast!!  Living here in Lancaster County can be its own sort of bubble and you forget what its like to drive for more than a few miles without seeing farmland, trees, and open areas.  This time…

Busy Busy Busy

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Paul warns the Thessalonians about idleness in II Thessalonians 3.  Working at Refreshing Mountain helps us not fall into that trap!   Why is that?  We had 10,157 people go through the two Zip Line courses just the beginning of March.  The new Aerial Tour opened at that time and has seen 4,404 Zip Liners!!!  The…

Excellent Reviews are Zipping In

I recently read a speech given by Bill Watterson to the graduating class at his alma mater back in 1990.  It was chock full of great quotes as you would expected a speech by the creator of Calvin & Hobbes to be.  The quote that stuck out to me most was “Creating a life that…

Well known yet not so known: The Hidden Gems

How often do we travel far away to find something spectacular, when the hidden gems of our hometown consist of great adventure? This is a question that should cause some exploration and wonder. What are we missing that could be right in our back yard? We’ve noticed this reality at Refreshing Mountain without a doubt….

Overcoming Life’s Obstacles

A story submitted by one of our awesome Zip Line patrons, Cathy Murphy “It’s been almost a year since I was first introduced to Refreshing Mountain Canopy Tours. That was a day that I don’t think I’ll ever forget. It was a pivotal day for me in many ways. You see, within the previous year…