Ziplining on Ice


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


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


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…

Getting to Know Akiya Shirk

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Akiya Shirk, informally known as Kat, or, as she puts it “whatever you want to call me”, has worked here for several years.  She has always added flair, spice and been a good hark worker and a great comrade to our team of guides! This girl has spunk, she is absolutely cut from a different cloth than…

Rainy Days


“I’m zipping in the rain, zipping In the rain; what a gloooorious feeling, i’m happy again! ” Rainy days are usually not anybodies favorites, rain ruins plans, inconveniences people and the lack of sun often creates a gloomy mood. Rainy days are certainly no small opponent here at Refreshing Mountain either. **Take in mind, all…