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ArborTrek Canopy Adventures

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1239 Edwards Rd, Smugglers' Notch, Stowe, VT 05464-9426
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Great zip line experience in the winter

My 10 year-old daughter and I had a lot of fun doing the zip line in the winter on a snowy day! The... read more

Reviewed March 9, 2018
voncampe
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Guayaquil, Ecuador
make SURE you can show up when you book.

My friend and I had plans to take a quick trip from NY to VT immediately after finishing my... read more

Reviewed February 22, 2018
Taylor F
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ArborTrek Canopy Adventures at Smugglers' Notch offers eco-adventure activities ranging from serene to extreme. Zip Line Canopy Tour. Soar thru stands of eastern hemlock, white birch, and sugar maple on more than 4,500 feet of zip lines, cross suspension bridges, rappel from trees, take in breath-taking mountain views from tree platforms high in the forest canopy and learn about the natural history and ecology of the region on Vermont’s first zip line canopy tour. Fully guided. Requirements: 70 to 250 lbs., 8 years and older, good to moderate health. Year-round. Reservations required. Treetop Obstacle Course. Climb, crawl, jump, dash, balance, zip and swing through the forest on more than 50 elements including wobbly bridges, balance beams, log swings, ladders, zip lines, and more. Following a thorough ground school, participants can choose from 5 courses ranging from easy to extremely difficult. Children ages 4 to 7 can complete the first 22 obstacles on the Apple Creek Course. Those who are 70 lbs and can reach 66 inches standing flat-footed may also access the Back Forty Course Area. On-course supervision is required for youth, ages 12 years and younger. All participants wear a full-body harness, helmet, and smart-belay connector to ensure 100% connectivity while above the ground. Semi-guided. Reservations recommended. Climbing Adventure. Test your courage and climbing prowess on a series of rock walls, vertical obstacles, and tree climbs. A variety of challenges for young children and athletic adults. The Climbing Adventure can be completed as a lone conquest or added to the Zip Line Canopy Tour or Treetop Obstacle Course at a deep discount. Adventure-Based Team Building. A variety of half-day and full-day adventure-based team building options are available to school, youth, and community groups as well as adult professional and corporate work teams. Programs range from purely recreational to instensely developmental. AWARDS.- Yankee Magazine: 2012 Editor's Choice Award- Travel + Leisure Magazine: Listed as one of the "World's Coolest Zip Lines"- Outside Magazine's Adventure Advisor Blog: "One of the Best Wilderness Zip line Tours in the U.S."
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“zip lining” (134 reviews)
“obstacle course” (32 reviews)
“zipline tour” (26 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1239 Edwards Rd, Smugglers' Notch, Stowe, VT 05464-9426
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Reviewed March 9, 2018

My 10 year-old daughter and I had a lot of fun doing the zip line in the winter on a snowy day! The guides did a great job explaining how to do things and also about the surrounding nature (maple trees, etc.).

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Reviewed February 22, 2018

My friend and I had plans to take a quick trip from NY to VT immediately after finishing my semester of nursing school and beginning a full time position. Reservations were easy to make and the desk staff were very friendly and helpful when responding...More

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Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

Came here for valentines vacation. Husband had a lot of winter gear on and was over the wt limit. We’ve zip lined in NC Belize and Costa Rica He was turned away and I wasn’t reimbursed Came here from NY. PAID for svcs not used....More

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arbortrek, Owner at ArborTrek Canopy Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us. I want you to know that we understand your frustration and we are sorry that you feel let down. Our sales staff and guides also feel let down and were very disappointed that...More

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Reviewed January 6, 2018

Led by experts who were not only skilled and trained in their job but also lent their expertise in entertaining us for the full 2 hour adventure, Arbor Trek Adventure is a must-do if you have older kids with a lot of energy! It ended...More

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Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

My Husband and I went ziplining this week and had a terrific experience. The guides were very professional, caring and had a sense of humor. They provided information on the geology and flora of the area. They were very reassuring when people were scared. I...More

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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

We did the ziplining tour and it was incredible! Great views of fall foliage and fun tour guides! I would definitely recommend. Also, you can bring a camera or GoPro. We thought it would be too difficult to take pictures, but it would have been...More

Thank Paige H
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Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

I had a blast zip lining and repelling! Our guides, Mike and Jack, made sure we were safe, taught us about the area, and were funny. I would highly recommend this tour. It was my favorite part of our trip to Vermont.

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Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Jonathan & Jack were fun, friendly & informative. This outing is fun & safe for any age. Would recommend it for anyone to do something outdoors & out of the ordinary. The staff kept it fun with safety always being first & foremost. The views...More

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Reviewed October 11, 2017

My wife and I recently visited the area and found ArborTrek on some "Things To Do In The Area" list. Always up for a bit of fun and something different we decided to do this. Booking was relatively easy, there is a lot of info...More

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Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

We went during in early October to experience the fall colors and it was simply amazing. I would recommend going in early October. It makes for some great pictures. Our guides were fun and learned the names of all 9 we were grouped with in...More

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NikkiLeevii
February 28, 2017|
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Response from arbortrek | Property representative |
Yes, all of our activities have weight limits and restrictions. ZIP LINE CANOPY TOUR Weight: 70 – 250 lbs. (less than 5’4”, max weight is 220 lbs.; less than 5’0” max weight is 180 lbs.); must fit properly into the... More
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