Moab, Utah, Ropes Course Adventure New for Upcoming Season

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Moab, UT– New for 2012 is a Moab, Utah, Ropes Course Adventure challenging individuals, families and corporate groups seeking team-building opportunities. The high ropes course is available alone or in combination with other outdoor adventure activities in the Moab, Utah region exclusively through Moab Adventure Center http://www.moabadventurecenter.com/.

Building on a growing corporate meetings market, bolstered now with the convenience of direct commercial flights into Moab, Utah, Moab Adventure Center has developed a three-day / two-night Moab Corporate Retreat adventure package including accommodations at Red Cliffs Ranch, dinners, wine tastings, breakfasts, a morning high ropes course emphasizing team building and bonding, a scenic off-road Hummer tour of a working cattle ranch with a cowboy-prepared cookout lunch followed by a Colorado River float trip. The package which also includes time for meetings, speakers and award ceremony is priced at $615 per person, double occupancy.

See: http://www.moabadventurecenter.com/groups/business.php

Brandon Lake, co-founder of Moab Adventure Center, anticipates that the new Moab high ropes challenge course will draw meeting planners from around the West looking for group team building activities based in the easy-to-reach Moab area.

According to Lake, “In about three hours, you can run the high ropes course, a network of ropes connected to 40-foot-high towers secured by heavy-duty bolts and cables. The payoff is having fun while building trust, confidence and communication. Professional facilitators guide guests through each station along the challenge course including a state-of-the-art climbing tower and the popular giant swing.” See :http://www.moabadventurecenter.com/trips/ropes-course-moab-utah/

Lake says it combines elements of a uniquely crafted climbing wall with an ascent up a massive cargo net, walking on a 25-foot balance beam or riding a skateboard zip line, all 40 feet off the ground.

“The most talked-about challenge on this course is the Giant Swing! Strapped into a harness, helmet buckled tight, you launch from atop the platform and blast through the air on the largest fixed swing Southern Utah’s ever seen! The staff is experienced and trained to provide maximum safety while keeping the adrenaline levels high,” he promises, adding that staff will help guests reach their potential while “creating a supportive atmosphere where each individual’s choices and decisions are respected and honored.”

Rates for just the three-hour course alone, including extensive pre-training are $65 for ages 14 and up and $55 for ages 10 to 13. Group rates are also available. For more information please see: http://www.moabadventurecenter.com/trips/ropes-course-moab-utah/high-ropes-challenge-course.php.

For independent travelers looking to design their own custom adventure, Moab is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts of all interests and ages (rafting, hiking, biking, canyoneering, flight seeing, off-road adventures and more). As with other MAC activities, if the ropes course is booked in tandem with a minimum of two other MAC programs there’s a 10 percent discount on each activity. See: http://www.moabadventurecenter.com/trips/packages/

Moab Adventure Center is a division of Western River Expeditions (http://www.westernriver.com/), an adventure travel company headquartered in Salt Lake City, with operations and offices in Moab, Utah and Fredonia, Arizona. The company is the largest single tour provider in Moab, UT. Its programs are available from March through October.

 Established in 2004, Moab Adventure Center serves active travelers with half, full, and multi-day adventure programs including Moab rafting, Hummer safaris, Arches National Park Tours, canyoneering, Moab mountain biking, Colorado River jet boat tours, horseback riding and hot air balloon rides. In addition to activities, the Adventure Center also offers Moab lodging and Jeep rentals as well as complete Moab vacation packages.

Surrounded by an immense red rock playground, Moab, Utah, is unlike any other place in the world. Its postcard-perfect desert is adorned with giant sandstone formations, canyon mazes, and thousands of natural arches. Several national and state parks are accessible from Moab.

The Moab Adventure Center is located at 225 South Main Street, Moab, Utah 84532. For information and reservations please call (435) 259-7019 or (866) 904-1163 or send an email from http://www.moabadventurecenter.com/contact/.

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