Accompany us into the woods for an award-winning Zip Line Canopy Tour like no other. Break out of the everyday scuttle and come fly through the trees of the Green Mountains of Northern Vermont. Unearth why Travel + Leisure magazine listed us as one of the "World's Coolest Zip Lines" , Yankee Magazine chose us as the 2012 Editor's Choice for Best of New England, and Outside Magazine's Adventure Advisor Blog listed us as"One of the Best Wilderness Zip Line Tours in the U.S."
ArborTrek Smugglers' Notch presents eco-adventures ranging from the peaceful to intense. The ArborTrek Zip Line Canopy Tour is fully-guided and blends the thrill of high-speed zip lines with striking views of the area and commentary on the local ecosystem, natural history, and knowledge of the local area. Our new Treetop Obstacle Course or (aerial trekking course) and Climbing programs, on the other hand, are designed for those who want to get physical and include the opportunity to slide, balance, jump, crawl, climb, dash, and swing through the trees on more than 40 elements.
Fly through the dense forests and experience the vast views of the Green Mountains of Vermont as you ride up to 4,500 feet of zip lines, traverse two sky bridges towering above the forest floor, and rappel from trees. Located in the scenic valley below Smugglers' Notch and following an ever-bubbling mountain stream, the Zip Line Canopy Tour provides access to reaches of the forest canopy and views of the area not otherwise available to hikers and explorers. Designed to educate, entertain, and inspire, small groups are escorted by two experienced Zip Line Canopy Tour guides familiar with the local ecology and natural history and prepared to provide instruction, coaching, and entertainment. While the longer zip lines and stunning views are certain to excite even the most veteran outdoor enthusiasts, the Zip Line Canopy Tour is constructed with a progression aimed to prepare and satisfy first-time zip liners.
Jump, balance, slide, crawl, climb, dash and swing through the trees. The Treetop Obstacle Course is constructed with adventure trekkers in mind. The semi-guided challenge course combines the sensation of being high above the ground with physical challenges of an obstacle course. The course consists of over 40 (forty) elements with the option to explore a variety of different challenges ranging from easy to very challenging.
Test your climbing expertise on a variety of unique climbs including artificial rock walls, innovative new, eco-friendly tree climbs, or vertical obstacle courses.
This isn't your run-of-the-mill teambuilding program. To be highly effective, teams need to practice... and that's just what our adventure teambuilding sessions are designed to do.
Complete a series of ground-based obstacles that present physical, mental, and emotional challenges that invite groups to explore teamwork strategies and demonstrate for themselves the importance of planning, cooperation, and communications. Programs can be tailored for skill development, assessment, or just pure recreation. Opportunities are available for school, youth, and community groups, as well as, adult professional and corporate groups.
ArborTrek Smugglers' Notch is located at Smugglers' Notch Resort in Northern Vermont. Situated on the northeast flank of Mount Mansfield, Vermont's highest peak, ArborTrek is centrally located to many of Northern Vermont's most popular attractions. In addition to year-round amenities and lodging at Smugglers' Notch Resort, Stowe, Vermont is located just 20 minutes to the south through the historic and scenic Smugglers' Notch Pass. Burlington, Vermont's largest city is located 40 minutes to the west.
Vermont's Green Mountains are central to the area and provide opportunities for hiking and climbing. Scenery abounds here and outdoor activities are just out the door. In the winter, combine your zip line canopy tour with skiing and riding at Smugglers' Notch Resort or Stowe Mountain Resort, snowmobiling, and sleigh rides. Spring through Fall, combine your zip line canopy tour or treetop obstacle course with guided hikes up Mount Mansfield, mountain biking, off-road Segway tours, canoeing, biking on the Stowe Bike Path, award-winning youth programming, swimming and water slides at Smugglers' Notch, or any of a number of arts and collector auto shows in the area.
For more information about our Zip Line Canopy Tour, Treetop Obstacle Course, Climbing Adventure, or Teambuilding, or for suggestions for accommodations, dining options, or other adventures in the area, please contact us at (802) 644-9300.
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