Posted by on August 9, 2017

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Go Ape zip line review rockville md

If you’re in the mood for some adrenaline pumping fun, then you need to visit Go Ape!

This summer, I wanted to make sure I tried new activities and made the most out of my summer and boy did I do that.

Zip Line with Go Ape

I got the opportunity to zip line with Go Ape in Rockville, MD via their TreeTop Adventure activity and I must say I had the time of my life.

Go Ape Treetop Adventure is way more than just zip lines. It’s a 2-3-hour journey through the forest canopy as you take on suspended obstacles, Tarzan swings and breathtaking zip lines – all with an incredible view of the public parks where we operate.

via Go Ape

I visited the Rockville, MD location with my sister and niece to participate in a day of fun. We were greeted and grouped with a few other participants and went through a brief yet thorough safety training. This training is hands on where you get to actually test out the equipment and walk across a tight rope before you start your adventure.

go ape zip line review

The number of sections in the course depends on your location. The Rockville location has 6 treetops – each increasing in height the further along you go. The highest platform is 50ft while the longest zip line is a whopping 400ft. There was a treetop we skipped because while I don’t mind living on the wild side – I prefer doing it on the ground. There were a few adrenaline junkies who had no problem climbing difficult version of the treetops on the course and I applauded them from the ground.

Personally, what I enjoyed most about this – other than the zip lining – was the feeling of accomplishment that came over me after crossing a platform. I was extremely proud of myself.

Check out some snippets of my adventure below!

Trying new things over at @goapeusa! I had so much fun zip lining, swinging through the woods, and skipping over treetops ??

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Go Ape’s Great For

  • Weekend date with your significant other
  • Outdoor fun with friends
  • Teambuilding with co-workers

Last Minute Tips

What To Bring/What To Pack/What To Wear

  • Bring
    • a small backpack with cold water and a towel (if needed) 
    • bug spray
    • patience
  • Pack
    • a change of clothes – my rear became one with the dirt after a few crash landings from the zip line
  • Wear
    • sneakers/boots with a good grip
    • comfortable clothing (I wore long Yoga pants and a short sleeved tee. I did get a small cut on my arm from an exposed nail so be careful out there)
    • gloves for the ropes (can be purchased on site)
    • adult sized Depends (just kidding…or am I)

Head over to Go Ape, see if they’re located near you, and book an adventure today. Use coupon code CHRYSS17 for 15% off your booking!

Tell me, have you ever zip lined before?

No matter the answer, enter my giveaway sponsored by Go Ape below! Two lucky readers will win a zip line treetop adventure ticket plus Go Ape swag. Good luck!

Note: Though I was hosted by the company, all opinions are my own.

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