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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

Yipee!! Heather Good ziplining through the forest canopy at Kokanee Mountain Zipline. Photo by Tamara Hynd   If you’re looking for an exhilarating outdoor experience, a tour with Kokanee Mountain Zipline might be just the thing. The new zipline attraction on the North Shore features a series of six — count them, six — lines on which thrill seekers zoom through the forest canopy of ponderosa pine,….

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Work continues on Kokanee Mountain Zipline project
May 24, 2015

Work continues on Kokanee Mountain Zipline project

One of the decks can be seen cut out of the mountain near Kokanee Park. You could hear the excitement in Todd Manton’s voice. However, before Manton and brother Jay see the first client glide gracefully glide down the Kokanee Mountain Zipline, there’s just a little more work that has to be completed. Okay, a little more than just a little. But in a few months zipline enthusiasts from the area will….

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

Zipline tours coming to Kokanee Creek near Nelson

Kootenay Mountain Zipline will begin construction of the first commercial zipline in the West Kootenay this Friday. A series of six ziplines will take groups on fully guided tours crossing high above Kokanee Creek and over a diverse forest canopy.  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,….

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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

Partner Jay Manton goes over plans for the new North Shore Zip Line If you like hurtling through the air at 100 mph down a mountain valley attached to cable, this is for you. A proposal to build a recreational zipline adjacent to Kokanee Creek Park has received a licence of occupation to build a zipline park on 44 hectares of land above Kokanee Creek. Brothers Todd and Jay Manton are set to begin….

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