But first I took a few photos of sunrise at my hotel.
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We left the outfitter's office for around a 30 minute drive up the mountain. Once there, our guides (Alex and Justin--who were great!) helped us correctly put on our harnesses.
Next to where we were assembling there was a cool river. As it turns out, we ziplined right over this river a few different times.
Looking down at my harness.
Justin explaining the rules at our first platform...
Justin hooking up the tether for the first volunteer.
And then he jumped....
This is one of the many waterfalls that we ziplined over.
The second line allowed us to control our speed due to the pneumatic system.
Backing down the steps for the step off point.
The next platform was more of a tree house.
Other basaltic boulders have broken off the cliffs, but not yet rounded with erosion.
Waterfalls were everywhere.
One of the receiving platforms at the end of a zipline.
Platform to platform...
Getting hooked up and ready to jump...
This is the only end platform that we needed help getting down.
There were a few of these jungle bridges that we had to carefully cross to get to the next platform.
There were ten of us and we had to pair up for some of the tandem lines. We each had our own zipline, and had to jump separately but at the same time.
Boulders, boulders, and more boulders.
Basaltic cliff wall...