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The Zip Line Adventure Course You Must Try in WNY

Photo x Sky High Adventure Park

Photo x Sky High Adventure Park

Buffalo Bucket List Challenge – Week 14

Getting healthy, nailing that promotion, sorting our your finances – they’re all respectable resolutions. But frankly, they’re boring af, which is why we here at Step Out Buffalo are challenging you to really step out of your comfort zone in 2017 with the Buffalo Bucket List Challenge. We know it can be difficult to constantly come up with new and exciting ways to enjoy your time here on planet earth, and more specifically Western New York, so we’re doing the work for you. Every Wednesday this year we’ll publish a new Buffalo Bucket List Challenge post with a fun / interesting / exciting / unique “task” to try.

Sky High Adventure Park

6773 Holiday Valley Rd in Ellicottville

(716) 699-4444

holidayvalley.com / facebook

Dates/Hours:

May 5-June 11: Friday through Sunday from 9am-6pm

May 29 (Memorial Day): from 9am-6pm

June 16-Sept 4: every day from 9am-6pm

Sept 8-Oct 15: Friday through Sunday from 9am-6pm

Oct 21-Oct 29: on Saturday and Sunday from 11am-dusk

Rates: The aerial park is $54, the aerial park plus one mountain coaster ride is $58, the aerial Park plus unlimited mountain coaster rides are $66 and late afternoon climbs from 3:30-6pm are $42.

ReservationsReservations are required on weekends and suggested for weekdays at the Aerial Park, call (716) 699-HIGH. Save by purchasing tickets online!

Details: With 13 courses available ranging in levels of difficulty (um, beginner please) with the more difficult ones being higher, there are plenty of opportunities to work your way up to the difficult courses.  Each course includes at least one zip line, with the exception of the “Commando” rope course, and some even have a few.  Everyone is given a harness with a guard strap that keeps you from falling if you slip or accidently let’s go.  There’s a weight limit of 250lbs and please make sure you dress appropriately (like you’re going to workout).  If you have long hair make sure that it’s tied back and enjoy zipping around the woods!  

Gin Mill / Photo x Jessica Kelly

Gin Mill / Photo x Jessica Kelly

Where to Eat: Enjoy a big, juicy burger with a side of zucchini fries served with parm and warm marinara dip after you fly through the trees.  You earned this meal! The ropes courses are harder than they look!

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