Are you planning on doing a zipline tour while visiting Kauai or somewhere else? If so, then you’ll want to make sure you bring the proper gear! In this blog post, we will provide a complete guide on what to wear and what to bring when zip lining. This information is based on our personal experience as well as the advice of industry experts. So whether you’re a first-time zipliner or an experienced pro, read on for tips that will help ensure your Kauai zipline adventure is safe and enjoyable!
Even if you’ve gone zip lining before, this guide can still show you some helpful tips to make the experience even more comfortable!
Comfortable Pants For The Harness
Harnesses are great for keeping you safe while ziplining, but they can also be pretty uncomfortable if you’re not wearing the right pants or shorts. The last thing you want is to be constantly adjusting your harness because your pants are too loose or too tight. Ideally, you should wear pants or shorts that fit snugly but aren’t too constricting. You should also make sure that there’s no extra fabric that could get caught on something while you’re ziplining.
If you’re not sure what to wear, ask a staff member at your local ziplining business for recommendations. With a little trial and error, you’ll eventually find the perfect pair of pants or shorts for ziplining in comfort.
At the end of the day, if you wear the wrong kinds of pants it won’t ruin your trip. You might just be adjusting a bit more!
First and foremost, do not wear any sleeveless shirts during your ziplining adventure. Sleeveless shirts tend to chafe while you’re in the harness, and can get pretty uncomfortable.
Just like the pants, make sure you wear a comfortable shirt as well. These can also ride up while wearing a harness and being comfortable is a bonus.
One thing to keep in mind is you might be in the sun for a long time, so a shirt with good UV protection could be a huge benefit if you burn easily.
One of the most important safety precautions is to wear close-toed shoes. This will protect your feet in case you accidentally step on the line or if something falls on your feet while you’re zip lining. Wearing close-toed shoes will also help you to grip the line better so that you don’t lose your balance and fall off. So, next time you go zip lining, make sure you wear close-toed shoes and have a great time!
Be sure to double-check your shoes are tied tight and are secure on your feet for the most comfortable experience. Most zip lining companies will not let you participate unless you have close-toed shoes.
These are some items that aren’t really necessary but could make your trip a lot more comfortable and enjoyable.
Sunscreen & Chapstick
You’re going to be going fast and in the sun for the day. A good sunscreen and chapstick will protect your skin and make sure you feel comfortable for the whole day.
Helmet Mount for a GoPro
If you want to capture the fun times and thrilling day, pick up a GoPro helmet mount! You’ll be able to record the experience and share it with friends, families, and social media!
Check The Weather
When you’re heading out for the day, one of the first things you should do is check the weather forecast. That way, you’ll know what to wear and how to prepare for the conditions you’ll be facing. If it’s going to be hot, dress in light, airy clothing and bring along sunscreen and a hat. If it’s going to be cold, dress in layers and bring a jacket or coat. And if there’s a chance of rain, carry an umbrella. By being prepared for the weather, you can ensure that you have a comfortable and enjoyable day.
The ideal clothing and items to bring can always change depending on the weather.
Enjoy Your Ziplining Adventure!
We hope this article has helped you figure out what to wear and what to bring to your adventurous day at a zip line course.
Zip lining is one of the most exhilarating ways to experience Kauai’s natural beauty. And Koloa Zipline is the perfect place to do it! Nestled in the heart of Kauai’s lush rainforest, Koloa Zipline offers a variety of ziplining courses that are perfect for both beginners and experts. So what are you waiting for? Book your ziplining tour today!