Blog for Zipline Attraction in the Smoky Mountains
Located in Pigeon Forge, TN and near Gatlinburg and Sevierville.
Blog posts for January 2012
Just in case you're not in the Smokies area when you read this, we thought we'd let you know that the weather forecast for this weekend is calling for mostly sunny skies with highs in the low 50s on Saturday. That surely does sound like great ziplining weather to us, so if you haven't already, make plans to give us a spin this weekend at Smoky Mountain Ziplines in Pigeon Forge.
People often ask us if we run our Pigeon Forge zipline tours in the rain. Yes, we do, unless conditions include strong winds, extremely heavy rain or lightning. After all, we're all about safety first around here. So for the rare occasion that we don't have tours running, we'll give you some options for what to do on a rainy day in the Smokies.
Have you seen the Geico commercials starring Maxwell the pig? You know, the one where he's riding in the back seat of a car and crying “Wheee! Wheee! Wheee!” all the way home? In the latest ad featuring Maxwell, we actually see him squealing with delight, trademark pinwheel in hand, as he's zooming his way along a zipline! He aptly describes the experience in the commercial as “Pure. Adrenaline.”
Here we are in January, but evidently no one has told Mother Nature. We've had some pleasantly mild days so far this winter, which makes the conditions ideal for enjoying some outdoor fun in the Smokies. Here are a few suggestions for ways to take advantage of the unseasonably balmy days: