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Zip Line Kits

If you get a zip line kit you can be up and running in less than an hour. A kit is designed for easy set-up and comes with clear directions. Many people say a zip line kit gives kids hours of healthy, outdoor fun, while improving strength, athletic skills and self-esteem. A zip line kit is an amazing birthday present. It is one of the best outdoor toys available and will be a huge hit for the whole neighborhood. Zip line kits are intended for residential use. There are three common zip line kits for different ages and lengths of wire. Use the table to determine which kit is best for you.


Fun Ride™ Classic Zip Line Kit. The Fun Ride Classic Zip Line Kit contains a 35-foot steel-stranded cable and a trolley with handles mounted directly to it. The kit is easy to set up and includes all required parts and instructions. The target age for the Fun Ride zip line kit is 5 to 12 years, and the weight limit is 100 pounds or less. The cable can be suspended between trees or any other suitable support. The steel cable is weather resistant and the trolley is made with impact resistant and UV stable plastic. The dimensions of the trolley are 7" long by 8-1/2" wide by 5" high. It takes about a half hour to assemble the kit. Children benefit from this zip line kit by improved fine motor skills and upper body strength. There is a one year limited manufacturer's warranty. The only tools needed are a screwdriver and pliers.

Length: Up to 35 feet
Max Weight: 100 pounds
Target Age: 5 - 12 years
Cable: Stranded Steel
Platform Design Plans: No
Cable Tensioning Device:
No


Deluxe Fun Ride™ Zip Line Kit. The Deluxe Fun Ride Zip Line Kit contains a 70-foot steel-stranded cable and a weather and impact resistant plastic casing. Assembly is easy and can be done in less than an hour. Connect the cable between two anchors such as trees, then connect the trolley to the cable and you're ready to go. The weight limit is up to 225 pounds. This zip line kit is great for kids and young adults ages 8 years old and older. It has easy to hold handgrips. Included in this kit is a mounting platform design plan. The Deluxe Fun Ride provides a cable tensioning device. All parts and instructions required for assembly are included. The kit comes with a one year limited manufacturer's warranty. Basic common tools such as pliers and screwdriver are not included.

Length: Up to 70 feet
Max Weight: 225 pounds
Target Age: 8 years to adult
Cable: Stranded Steel
Platform Design Plans: Yes
Cable Tensioning Device:
Yes


Super Z Fun Ride™ Zip Line Kit. This zip line kit uses super strong plastic and is able to carry riders up to 250 pounds. The heavy duty steel-stranded aircraft cable is 94-feet long, allowing for a ride between 40 and 90 feet. All parts and hardware required for assembly are included in the kit. The kit comes with clear instructions plus plans for setting up a mounting platform. This zip line kit provides a ride with a consistent speed and a gradual stop when properly installed. The Super Z Fun Ride zip line kit is recommended for ages 8 years and older.

Length: Up to 90 feet
Max Weight: 250 pounds
Target Age: 8 years to adult
Cable: Extra Strong Stranded Steel
Platform Design Plans: Yes
Cable Tensioning Device:
Yes


Alien Flier Xtreme. Comes with a braking system giving the rider control of the traverse and landing speeds. Constructed with a light weight aluminum frame that has an integrated handle. This feature insures the rider faces in the forward direction throughout the ride. The trolley is made with a 6" frame and has 4 chrome bearings. It comes with a flexible seat similar to playground swings, and has heavy duty webbing. Included in the package is a spare brake pad, and a handle and tow rope to get the trolley back to the beginning. There is a Safety Stop Block and 10 quarter-inch thimbles and 15 quarter-inch cable clamps.

Length: Up to 100 feet
Max Weight: 250 pounds
Target Age: 8 years to adult
Cable: 1/4 inch
Features: Integrated Trigger Brake, Quality Weather-Proof Aluminium Construction, High Speed Bearings on Galvanized Steel Sheave, Included Cable and Clamps.


Torpedo Zip Line Kit - 100'. The Torpedo Zip Kit made with the extreme and adventurous zip line rider in mind. This kit is packed with gear, including the ZLP Torpedo trolley with dual ball bearings producing both speed and a smooth ride. Constructed with tough stainless steel, it is built to last. Included are 1/2" x 12" turnbuckle for cable tension control, a 6' chain sling for anchoring by wrapping around a tree, and all the 5/16" cable hardware such as 6 clamps and 1 thimble, for securely connecting the cable. There is also a ZLP zip line handlebar, a seat sized to 11" x 7" attachable with 4' of 3/4" nylon rope. The kit has 2 carabiners included for the seat and handlebar to trolley connections, and finally the 100' of 5/16" galvanized cable.

Length: Up to 100 feet
Max Weight: 350 pounds
Target Age: 8 years to adult
Cable: 5/16" galvanized
Features: ZLP Torpedo stainless steel trolley, 1/2" x 12" turnbuckle, 6' chain sling for anchor, 6 clamps and 1 thimble, ZLP zip line handlebar, seat, 4' of 3/4" nylon rope, and 2 carabiners.


Essential Zip Line Kit - 150 foot. Adventure Rope Gear's 150' zip line kit is for the serious zipliner. Comes with a construction guide. The aircraft cable has a breaking strength of 7,200 lbs and the 3/8" cable has a breaking strength of 14,400 lbs, however as always the safe working load is 1/5th the breaking strength.

Length: 150 feet
Cable: 3/8" Galvanized Aircraft Cable for the 150' kit
Features: Fusion Tesa Speed Pulley, aluminum handle bar, Jake screw gate carabiner, 1/2" Maillon Quick Link, 4" staples, 1/4" Drop Forge Cable Clamp, 5/8" x 12" Jaw/Jaw Turnbuckle, Zip-Line Consruction Guide, 4ft PVC Tree Protection Hose, 7ft Tree Wrap with PVC Hose, 3/8" aircraft cable.


Zip Line Accessories:

Spring Swing w/ Disk Seat is a twist and twirl spinner bar you can hang from anything. The maximum weight for the Twizzler is 225 pounds and it is safety tested up to 600 pounds. The handle is 12" long and includes a weather resistant rope. The rope uses a self-adjusting design. It includes all parts and instructions for assembly. Simply attach the kit to a tree limb or other support. Kids grab the handle and push off to swing and spin. Only minor assembly is required for set up and it comes with a one year limited warranty by the manufacturer.


Climbing Harness Men's, women's, and kid's harnesses. Wide variety from high performance competition climbing, to beginner standard rock climbing harness. Safe, secure, adjustable, comfortable.


Climbing Helmets Men's, women's, and kid's Climbing Helmets. Zip lines are dangerous. Protect yourself and your riders with a helmet.


Artificial Climbing Holds attach easily to boards or 3/4" plywood creating a custom Climbing Wall for your backyard. A variety of shapes provide easy hand and foot holds for climbing. The holds are textured to give positive grip, and hardware is included and easy to install. This is a nice accessory, adding a challenge to get up to your zip line start platform.


Twizzler is designed for kids, teens and young adults - anyone ages 3 and older. The Twizzler™ is a twist and twirl spinner bar you can hang from anything. The maximum weight for the Twizzler is 225 pounds and it is safety tested up to 600 pounds. The handle is 12" long and includes a weather resistant rope. The rope uses a self-adjusting design. It includes all parts and instructions for assembly. Simply attach the kit to a tree limb or other support. Kids grab the handle and push off to swing and spin. Only minor assembly is required for set up and it comes with a one year limited warranty by the manufacturer.


Zip Line Kit Videos:

The classic Fun Ride zip line kit in action. This example also uses the swing seat.

Classic zip line kit set up between two trees.

The Super Z Fun Ride zip line kit set up in the woods.

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