Longest Zip Line in the World

Length: 8,350 feet
Vertical Drop: 1450 feet
Average Percent Grade: 17%
Two cables side by side
Top Speed: 65 mph
Flight time: 2 minutes 20 seconds

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Zipping Over Mexico’s Copper Canyon  I’m scared of heights, which begs the question: What the hell was I doing zipping across a 1500 foot deep canyon on nothing more than a cable, some pulleys and assorted safety equipment?

The adrenaline rush is part of it — I’m not too old for that — but it was the views more than anything. As I soared faster than I have ever traveled before without mechanical propulsion, I had plenty of time to look at the maze of canyons below.        Keep reading >>

Don Mankin
Travel writer
The Huffington Post

The question is are you up for this Ride?