This article is intended to provide a general overview of what is involved with building a professional zip line and it is not intended to teach individuals how to build a professional zipline. That would take a complete book and many hours of face to face training.
I am often asked by people how to build a zip line. In the simplest form a zipline is a cable stretched between 2 points. Often times you will see a homeowner stretch two cables between trees and set up a pulley for zipping. These zip lines are often short in length, low to the ground and may or may not be safely designed. Read more