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Pittsburgh Connections: Go Ape! High Ropes and Ziplining, September 24

Student Activities
North Park
Saturday, Sep 24, 2022 at 8:45 AM (ET)

Trip Departs CMU: 8:45 am SHARP from the corner of Margaret Morrison St. & Tech St.

Trip Returns (approximately): 2:00 pm

Trip Size: 30 students

Description:  Come zip through the treetops in Pittsburgh's own North Park, the largest and one of the most scenic of Allegheny County's nine parks, with Go Ape! Adventures. Go Ape! North Park is set within a gorgeous pine forest, overlooking the park's 63-acre lake. More than just a canopy tour, the course is made up of numerous rope ladders, 41 exciting crossings, two Tarzan swings, and five zip lines. Overall, there are five individual sections within the course, each section taking you higher into the forest canopy and finishing with a zip line more exciting than the previous one!

You'll be equipped with harnesses, pulleys, and carabiners, given a 30-minute safety training, and then let loose into the forest canopy, free to swing through the trees. Of course, instructors are always on hand. The course takes about 2-3 hours to complete.

What to Bring: Closed toe shoes are required for this trip. Safety gloves are required for this trip are will be provided for participants, but feel free to bring your own pair if you wish. Please come dressed comfortably to move around amongst the trees. Other suggested items to bring include water/snacks, a camera, and any allergy medications you may need.

Weather Advisory: Only severe thunderstorms and/or lightning will warrant cancellation. The trip will occur if raining. In the event of a cancellation, you will be notified via email about rescheduling.

Under 18? You must email pgh-connections@andrew.cmu.edu to request paper waivers for parent signatures.

Accommodations: For individuals with a disability who would like an accommodation for this trip, please email pgh-connections immediately, as coordinating may take several days.

Ticket Policies: No returns or refunds permitted. To sell your ticket to another CMU student, please email pgh-connections@andrew.cmu.edu with the name of the new ticket holder.




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