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

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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…

Refreshing Mountain Bio for Matt Shenk

Matt Shenk began working part time at Refreshing Mountain in 2011 as a zipline tour guide through a friend that was also a tour guide. In 2014, when he graduated from high school, Matt joined the full time staff and continued to be a tour guide but also started to work on course maintenance, general…

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…

Enjoying The Adventure & Thrill of the Challenge Adventure Zipline Tour

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As the kids get out of school and it’s time for fun, 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 mind first.. why not…

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?

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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…

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…

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…

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