12 Longest, Fastest, Steepest, and Most Extreme Ziplines in the World

A zip ride is not for the faint of heart nor those with a fear of heights as you’re literally flying through the air at speeds of up to 160 km/h, usually from the top of a mountain. A zipline is designed to carry cargo or a person from the top to the bottom of a steel wire, and has been used as a mountainous way of transport for more than 2,000 years.