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I’ve got young kids, and we’re constantly looking for fun things for them to do, and ways to keep them active (and burn off a crazy amount of energy). Our backyard is becoming an amusement park, and I love it!

We decided, quite a while back, that a zipline was in order and after lots of planning and over thinking it, I finally got around to making it. Turns out, the kids LOVE IT!  Like, really really love it!

Check out the video below to see how I made it, and some thoughts about it’s versatility.

Here are the things you’ll need:

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Galvanized Steel Wire Rope
Vinyl tubing
Wire Rope Clamps
Basic cutting board
Galvinized Tie Ring
Carabiner – 5 Pack
3/8 Inch 50 Foot Rope