Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to our most commonly asked questions...
  • Chevron down What is a high ropes course?
  • High Ropes activities at Kersey Valley Attractions are a challenging physical agility exercise, which take place at 10 feet, 20 feet, and 30 feet off the ground. You are connected to a device called a Smart Snap System. High Ropes activities focus on confronting one’s fears, emotional self-management, self-confidence, risk-taking, and more! High Ropes activities often involve participants communicating and supporting each other. The High Ropes course is a great way to develop communication and cooperation among all group members. 

  • Chevron down What to do and wear?
  • Have plenty of energy. Do not take the course on an empty stomach. Drink water well before and during the high ropes course to stay hydrated. Prove your weight on our digital scale.

    Ages 10-adult.
    Weight: 70 lbs. min., 250 lbs. max.
    Must wear closed-toed shoes on the course.
    Wear layers and a light jacket when the temperature is below 60º F.
    Above 65º F, wear short sleeves. Shorts with cargo pockets are suggested to carry your water bottle and camera.

  • Chevron down What are the requirements to participate?
  • Ages 10+
    You must be able to reach 5 feet and prove your reach at check-in.
    Weight requirements under 250 lbs. are strictly mandated. 

  • Chevron down What type of bathrooms are available?
  • We are proud to offer state-of-the-art bathrooms and a food and beverage concessions. Concessions open on weekends in Sept./Oct. only.

  • Chevron down Do I need to make a reservation?
  • We would like for you to call ahead 24 hours in advance if you have a daily deal voucher to redeem. The High Ropes course is open for two-hour session time slots. Call or book online!

  • Chevron down What time do we need to be there?
  • Please arrive 45 minutes prior to your booked time. Complete your waiver online before your arrival. Then take a breathalyzer test and get in your harness. If you are late, the session will start without you—and you risk losing your tickets.

  • Chevron down How should I prepare?
  • Prepare your body for active fun! Get hydrated before your flight. Bring dollar bills for the vending machine at the ATL tower, or bring your own water bottle. If you have a bottle carrier, you can clip it onto your harness—which is a great way to stay hydrated.

  • Chevron down How long do tours take?
  • The High Ropes challenge course is booked for two-hour time sessions.

  • Chevron down Is the course certified by accredited inspectors? What makes it safer than other tours?
  • The High Ropes course at Kersey Valley Attractions has 100% structural engineered towers. Every tower and platform has been designed by a certified engineer and stamped with approval. The towers are constructed by using massive, class 2 utility poles instead of using live trees. Our safety harnesses are full body, which are OSHA approved. 

    We require helmets. And at no time are you allowed to turn upside down. All hardware used in the design of our High Ropes course is custom made for the challenge course industry—not what you can buy at your local hardware store. The High Ropes course and all Flight Captains must be certified yearly by ACCT and the Red Cross at the CPR/PR level—the international standard for High Ropes courses.

    Association of Challenge Course Technology
    www.acctinfo.org

  • Chevron down Do I need to tip the staff?
  • Tips are graciously accepted if you feel you had an outstanding time on the course. An ATM machine is located next to our Flight School for those not carrying cash.

  • Chevron down Is your staff certified?
  • Absolutely! Every Flight Captain must pass a strict 8-hour, hands-on class yearly on the proper use of the equipment. And they each must demonstrate the skills needed to operate as a Flight Captain. This certification is required by Kersey Valley, Inc. and is accredited by the ACCT. (Association of Challenge Course Technology) Every Flight Captain is also CPR/AED certified by the Red Cross yearly. Most of our staff are also fire fighters and possess an even higher certification as EMTs.

  • Chevron down Refund Policy
  • Once you are in a harness, there is no refund or exchanging of your ticket. If someone is afraid of heights, they are welcome to watch and take photos from our observation benches.

Kersey Valley High Ropes
Phone 336-431-1700
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1615 Kersey Valley Rd
Archdale, NC 27263
Customer Service
9AM–5PM EST, Sunday–Thursday
9AM–9PM EST, Friday–Saturday
Reservations Required in Advance

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