Get Ready for Wales’ Enormous New Zipline
by Steph Spencer | March, 2013
Thrill seekers have a new bucketlistable attraction on their hands and may soon be packing their bags for Wales. Snowdonia National Park now features the longest zipline in the northern hemisphere. The Big Zipper was constructed on the site of Penrhyn Quarry in Bethesda and is over a mile long with top speeds expected to be 80 mph. Zip World Snowdownia also features a smaller zipline called, predictably, The Little Zipper. The Zip World experience includes a tour of the quarry conducted in military vehicles that explains the history of the site. The Big Zipper is expected to open on March 29th.
Check out more about this in The Telegraph
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Steph Spencer is a freelance travel writer from Canada who has been held captive by the travel industry for over 14 years. An incurable smart aleck, notorious purple fanatic, hat person, and ukulele player of questionable abilities, Steph explores the geeky side of travel on her blog A Nerd At Large, and dispenses random quirkiness on Google+ and as @ANerdAtLarge on Twitter. She truly believes that anything is possible with enough determination and copious amounts of chocolate.