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Can You Zipline at Night?

While not all outfitters offer night zip options, there are outfitters like Canaan, that allow you to zip through the trees at night! Canaan began night zips in 2011 and we’ve been running them every November since. Zip lining at night creates a new twist on an already awesome experience. Besides being dark, how is…

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October 20, 2021

What are the Weight Limits for Ziplining? And Why do They Matter?

Most, but not all, courses require riders to weigh somewhere between 65 and 275 pounds to ride a canopy tour. Weight limits are established by the designer/builder of that specific course. Canaan zip line riders must weight between 75 and 265 pounds per our designer/builder. Always check with the outfitter you’re interested in before booking…

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September 20, 2021

How to Work Through Your Fear of Heights on a Zipline

Being a high adventure outfitter, Canaan Adventure Guides have worked with countless people to help them walk through their fear of heights. And working through your fear of heights can expand your comfort zone to include new adventures you may not have considered before. With a little determination and some help from the tips below,…

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July 20, 2021

Ziplining Comfortably When It’s Hot

As we move into the warmer months many people, like you, are making exciting summer plans. And with those hot summer days, it can be helpful to have a few tips and tricks to enjoy the warmer weather activities. In Canaan’s case, zip lining can still be a really fun activity even when the temps…

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June 20, 2021

Is Ziplining Safe?

For many people, the idea of riding through the treetops on a cable, trolley, and harness can be a bit intimidating. Naturally, the first question people ask about ziplining is “is it safe?” In short, as long as your chosen outfitter is following the standards set by their accrediting bodies, then their course and practices…

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May 24, 2021

What is Ziplining?

Ziplining has become a growing attraction for adventure lovers. But what exactly is it? And who got the first idea to put a cable between two points and ride it? Simply put, ziplining is riding a cable from one point to another using a harness, helmet, and a trolley (or pulley). Let’s break down these…

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April 29, 2021

How to Prepare for Your Zipline Canopy Tour

Booking a zipline canopy tour can be exciting and nerve-racking at the same time. But preparing ahead of time and knowing what to expect before you arrive can be a big help with your nerves as well as show courtesy to the zipline tour outfitter and the other guests on your tour.  Make Sure It’s…

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March 23, 2021

How to Enjoy Ziplining When It’s Cold

With the winter months in full swing, it’s easy look at the forecast or step outside and let out a big “nope” before going back into coffee and Netflix. Especially at the thought of zipping through the air on a canopy tour. But with a little preparation, zip lining can be a fun experience- even…

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February 23, 2021

How do I know this zipline is safe?

Participant safety is our number one concern at Canaan Zipline Canopy Tour. We go above and beyond the standards that are set for the zip line industry by ANSI/ACCT. Our zipline course was built by the vendor Signature Research. They are professionals in building challenge courses and ziplines all over the world. It is important…

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November 15, 2019

How do you slow down when ziplining?

We get this question quite a bit from folks who may be a bit nervous or just not familiar with the process of ziplining. At Canaan Zipline Canopy Tour, safety is our biggest priority and braking is something every zip liner must learn. All of our guests are active participants, meaning that they all assume…

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November 2, 2019

5 Things you can do to prepare for your Zipline Canopy Tour

Whether you are a seasoned zipline professional or it’s your first time, ziplining takes some preparation. Here are 5 things you can do to prepare for your visit to Canaan Zipline Canopy Tour: So your tour is booked, now what? Go ahead and check your email and view the confirmation. This email will give you important details and tips on how to make the most of your treetop adventure. Sign your waivers before hand. In the confirmation email, you will receive a link to our waiver. You can text or email this link to your friends and family to get the paperwork taken care of beforehand. It’s worth noting that safety is our biggest priority! Pro-tip: if this is for a birthday party or event at which there may be minors, make sure to have their guardian sign this beforehand….

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November 2, 2019