Following the death of a six-year-old girl on the Haunted Mine Drop ride at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park on Sept. 5, the incident remains under investigation. The girl, Wongel Estifanos,…
Author Rick Kahl
A few notable additions to the international roster of zip lines and tours.
Two zip line incidents this spring and summer serve as a reminder that guest safety must remain top of mind on aerial trekking courses and zip lines.
The Iowa Supreme Court ruled on June 30 that a plaintiff who was injured in a zip line accident, can sue the ski resort where he was injured.
Shawn Tierney, executive director of the Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT), will step down from his position in April 2022.
The Alliance Collaborative has updated its Covid operations resource guide to help adventure businesses prepare for the 2021 season.
Hubbell Power Systems has issued a safety advisory, stating that its deadends, suspension
clamps, and pole bands must not be used in ropes/challenge course applications.
The Alliance Collaborative, in cooperation with The Adventure Guild, is sponsoring an equipment operator certification course through its relationship with United Rentals (UR).
The Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells is adding a head-first dual racing zip line course to its Dells Zipline Adventures.
A study released in late February by IAAPA explored the impacts of COVID-19 on the attractions and arcade world.
More than 400 persons took part in the first-ever virtual ACCT Conference.
Add wildfires to the list of challenges aerial adventure operators have faced in 2020.
Shepherd of the Hills, in Branson, Mo., was voted Best Aerial Adventure Park for the second consecutive year
On July 5, at 3 a.m., arsonists attempted to set fire to the headquarters of Walltopia in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Rescues are never “routine,” and staff must always use good judgment. Two young staff members at Monkey C Monkey Do in Wiscasset, Maine, did just that, successfully rescuing a guest who experienced a medical emergency on Wednesday, July 1.
The recently introduced California State Senate Bill 217, Recreational and Organizational Camps, has the potential to impact aerial adventure operations in the state.