Rope Runner Aerial Adventure Park opens in Squamish, BC


Photo: KristallTurm North America Facebook

Squamish’s newest attraction, The Rope Runner Aerial Adventure Park opens on September 1st.

The first of its kind in BC, standing 17 metres high and 20 metres in diameter, the Rope Runner Arial Adventure Park is built of steel, wood, ropes and wire. Featuring 49 ‘elements’ that people of all ages can run the ropes and overcome obstacles in a fun and safe high wire adventure.

The attraction is fully engineered and patented structure by Kristall Turm which originated in Germany. The expandable aerial ropes course technology was developed through a unique collaboration of talented adventure makers who were first and foremost, adventure seekers. There are parks like this in Europe, and a growing number in the United States.

Squamish Rope Runner Park is uniquely designed for the town beautiful mountain location, and purpose built to fit in with the surrounding area. The games or ‘elements’ are designed and arranged throughout the structure to allow many ways to experience the rope running. This means that there are no bottle-necks along the course as each person can adjust their circuit as they go. There is room for 60 people per session, and anyone can pre-book their session so they won’t have to wait in line. Each session lasts 1.5 to 2 hours and no experience is necessary.

A full body harness and unique safety system keeps everyone safe, giving everyone the ability to move through the 4 level ropes course. People can choose a unique path along the circuit, balancing over wooden beams, running like a ninja warrior, jumping off the tower at 15 meters or simply navigating through the obstacles. There are different levels of ‘elements’, ranging from easy to difficult, with many choices for all ages.

There is no experience required, and each session starts with an orientation and all safety equipment is provided. Minimum age is 7 years old OR a minimum height of 125cm (49in). Maximum weight allowed is 125kg (275 lbs). Booking online to secure preferred date and time is strongly recommended. Limited spots per session are available and walk-in guests will be booked on a first come first serve basis.

“We are excited that we can bring another world class activity to Squamish. We live in an amazing community of people who love to be active, we believe the new aerial park will provide locals and visitors another way to have year-round fun in our own back yard” says JP Tondreau Co-Owner, Rope Runner Aerial Adventure Park Squamish.


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