How to determine zip line safety
Zip lines are more popular than ever and are an exhilarating outdoor experience. With the growing number of zip line locations, more accidents are occurring, too. Before participating in a zip line, there are certain prerequisites to consider.
Mike Fischesser, designer, builder and trainer for zip lines, ropes courses, climbing attractions and interactive playgrounds throughout the country is an operator of Beanstalk Zip Lines at Catawba Meadows Park, in Morganton.
Determining the quality and safety of the zip line facility you are planning on going to is important. Fischesser suggests the following to consider prior to participating:
• Harness System: There are a few varieties of harnesses used throughout the industry, most being a sit harness or full-body harness. All types must ...