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Trail's Leanna Hanson-McCormick 'super excited' to win The Nelson Daily contest
March 31, 2016

Trail's Leanna Hanson-McCormick 'super excited' to win The Nelson Daily contest

Kokanee Mountain Zipline, located near Kokanee Creek Provincial Park 15 kilometres north of Nelson, is ready to open up shop on Year two of operations..

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Zipline Physics: What Goes into Planning Your Thrill Ride?
September 22, 2015

Zipline Physics: What Goes into Planning Your Thrill Ride?

If you’ve ever hooked yourself up to a zipline, you know they’re fun, exhilarating and a great source of adventure. But have you ever wondered how they actually work?.

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Zip (Line) Through the Kootenays at 100 KPH
September 16, 2015

Zip (Line) Through the Kootenays at 100 KPH

The adrenaline rush is real. You're 300 feet off the ground, travelling at speeds up to 100 kilometres per hour for up to 2400 feet at a time. That'll get your blood coursing through your veins and remind you of all the reasons you really, actually, when all is said and done enjoy having your feet firmly planted on the ground most of the time..

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Top BC Attractions: Ziplining in the Kootenays
September 13, 2015

Top BC Attractions: Ziplining in the Kootenays

When it comes to BC attractions, visitors to this majestic province really are spoiled for choice. If you’re an outdoors enthusiast, you could spend a lifetime scouring the landscape for fun and thrills and still not see and do everything on your bucket list..

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6 Features Every Great Zipline Should Have
August 26, 2015

6 Features Every Great Zipline Should Have

Of all the exciting things to do in BC, zooming along a zipline has got to be one of the most exhilarating. The sense of freedom you get from soaring high above the ground is an experience you won’t soon forget. But for ziplining adventures to be truly memorable, there are a number of features an aerial park should have..

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4 Reasons Zip Lining Should be on Your Bucket List
August 17, 2015

4 Reasons Zip Lining Should be on Your Bucket List

Zip lining is a growing trend across Canada, and if you’ve never tried it you might be wondering what the hubbub is all about. You’ve probably seen the advertisements along highway billboards with pictures of people strapped into harnesses, grinning ear to ear as they soar along cable lines. Here are a few reasons you should add this exciting activity to your list of things to do in BC..

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Zipping and zooming above Kokanee Creek
August 07, 2015

Zipping and zooming above Kokanee Creek

If you’re looking for an exhilarating outdoor experience, a tour with Kokanee Mountain Zipline might be just the thing..

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Work continues on Kokanee Mountain Zipline project
May 24, 2015

Work continues on Kokanee Mountain Zipline project

Before the Manton brothers see the first client glide gracefully glide down the Kokanee Mountain Zipline, there’s just a little more work that has to be completed..

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Zipline tours coming to Kokanee Creek near Nelson
April 09, 2015

Zipline tours coming to Kokanee Creek near Nelson

Adrenaline junkies take heed. If your idea of fun includes zooming through the air with a forest canopy below you and a view of Kootenay Lake in the distance, you’re in luck..

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Zipline enthusiasts get ready for the next attraction coming to the North Shore
March 12, 2015

Zipline enthusiasts get ready for the next attraction coming to the North Shore

If you like hurtling through the air at 100 mph down a mountain valley attached to cable, this is for you..

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