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Refreshing Mountain Bio for Nick Cage

My name is Nicholas Cage (no, that is not a typo) and I am an activities administrator at Refreshing Mountain. I have been working at Refreshing Mountain since May of 2016, and in September 2021 I came on as full-time. The easiest way to describe what I do is the assistant to the other administrators…

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…

Go on the Aerial Excursion Zipline Tour for Your Next Outdoor Adventure

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Are you looking for a fun way to enjoy the outdoors this spring or summer? Look no further than Refreshing Mountain’s Aerial Excursion Zip Line Tour. This activity is perfect for fun-seekers who crave adventure. Yet the aerial excursion tour is not exactly something that only daredevils can enjoy. Solo adventurers and families won’t find…

The Outdoor Adventure & Thrill of the Challenge Adventure Zipline Tour

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As the kids get out of school, and it’s time for a fun outdoor adventure, there are many family attractions that will vie for your attention. When considering what to choose, remember that outside play is important for a child’s growth and provides many benefits. There might be some outdoor family attractions that come to…

5 Outdoor Activities You “Have To Do” At Refreshing Mountain

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At Refreshing Mountain, families are surrounded by nature, while they rest, recharge, and reconnect. With so many activities available, it can be hard to choose what to try first. Here are the top 5 outdoor family activities you just HAVE to try during your stay. 1. Ziplining The zipline canopy tours at Refreshing Mountain are one…

Is Ziplining Safe?

One of the biggest questions that people ask when they are inquiring about a zipline package is whether or not ziplining is a safe activity. Ziplining definitely seems like it could be unsafe; after all, it involves you being suspended high up and traveling at fast speeds. To those who’ve never ziplined before, it can certainly…

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…

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…

“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…