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Build Your Own Zip Line Kit

Build Your Own Zip Line Kit

If you are looking for a true do-it-yourself experience when building a zip line then we also have that option for you. Follow our handy guide below to choose each part of your next zip line.

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(50ft-75ft): Cable, tree saver blocks, 6 cable clamps

Post Variation (any zip line length): Cable, 3 cable clamps, thimble, Giant Quick Link, Eye Bolt with Washer and Nut.

(50ft -150ft): Swaged Cable, tree saver blocks, 3 Cable Clamps, 1 turnbuckle w/ back-up (4 clamps and cable), swaged cable sling.

(150ft+): Swaged Cable, tree saver blocks, 3 Cable Clamps, , Bungee Brake System (with cable sling back-up), Stop Block (with two Fist Grips), 1 turnbuckle w/ back-up (4 clamps and cable) swaged cable sling.

(150ft+): 2 Swaged Cable Slings, tree saver blocks, Swaged Cable, Thimble, 3 Cable Clamps, 2 turnbuckles w/ back-up (4 clamps and cable, each), Bungee Brake System (with cable sling back-up), Stop Block (with two Fist Grips)

(150ft+): 2 Swaged Cable Slings, tree saver blocks, Swaged Cable, 2 Giant Quick LinksThimble, 3 Cable Clamps, 2 turnbuckles w/ back-up (4 clamps and cable, each), Bungee Brake System (with cable sling back-up), Stop Block (with two Fist Grips)

Choose your zip line cable

When selecting your cable you will primarily be focused on recommended diameters for various lengths

Choose your hardware

When selecting hardware you will almost always be looking for a combination of cables slings, turnbuckles, and cable clamps. If you are looking to install in a pole rather than a tree you might be looking to use an eyebolt instead of a cable sling. See the additional hardware for odds and ends that might better suit your needs.

Choose your zip line trolley

Zip line trolleys are the most important piece of any zip line. Choose a trolley that fits your needs.

  • Rogue trolley (High-end stainless steel made to last thousands of rides)
  • Chetco trolley (Trolley with a built-in handlebar and a strong steel build)
  • Petzl Speed or Trac trolleys (light weight)
  • See our full trolley selection

Choose your accessories

  • Handlebar
  • Drifter or Pioneer seat
  • Waist Harness (Ages 5 +)
  • Child's Harness (Ages 4-11, or up to 70 lbs.)
  • Carabiners (choose one)
  • Lanyards (choose one when you choose a harness)

Choose your zip line brake

  • Manual brake 
  • Bungee brake
  • Stop Block
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