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The two RV Gypsies rode the Caveman Zipline
at Meramec Caverns in Stanton, Missouri
August 30, 2013

map or USA showing location of Missourimap of Missouri showing location of Stanton

The Caveman Zipline is on the same property as the Meramec Caverns.

Meramec Mining Company entrance
entrance to the Meramec Caverns
Jesse James staute
Lee Duquette at the historical Meramec Caverns

The Zipline Office

Below: A photo inside the zipline office

the zipline office
a photo inside the zipline office

Meramec Caverns in Stanton, Missouri introduced the first zipline in the St. Louis Metro Area -- Caveman Zipline! The two RV Gypsies soared through the treetops and across the Meramec River in this high-adrenaline, extreme adventure. Lasting about ninety-minutes, this canopy adventure included three swinging sky-bridges and four zip rides varying in length from 200 to 1250 feet, reaching speeds of 50 mph, and zips are at varying heights from 54-82 feet above the ground!

This was Karen Duquette's 9th zipline in various places, and Lee Duquette's 6th zipline in various places. The zipline was great. The guides knew their job, but lacked the fun personalities of guides on other ziplines.

A sign inside the zipline office explaining zipline rules

sign inside the zipline office

Below: A sign showing the layout of the 4 ziplines, 3 swinging bridges and 3 towers.

sign inside the zipline office

Even though this was Lee Duquette's sixth (6th) time on a zipline, and Karen Duquette's ninth (9th) time on a zipline, they had to go through some indoor training. The trainer got upset because they took photos.

Lee Duquette in zipline training
Karen Duquette in zipline training

Below: Two of the towers: The beginning tower with lots of stairs and the the last tower - where the zipline ends.

tower with lots of stairs.
ending zipline tower

The two RV Gypsies were unable to take pictures during the actual zipline. The zipline employees did take a few photos, but they were $10 for each photo. None of the photos of Karen Duquette showed her face, and one was a backwards shot - a butt shot! No way would Karen pay $10 for a butt shot. And Lee Duquette's photos did not come out that well either. Guess the employee wasn't a professional photographer after all. That's OK though, because the two RV Gypsies do have photographs of themselves on some of the other ziplines they have been on. But still, they would have bought these photos had the quality been half-way decent.

So, on their way back to their truck, the two RV Gypsies took a couple of photos of other people on the zipline, since they couldn't photograph themselves.

Below: The tour guide leaving the first tower and someone approaching the final zipline tower.

zipline
zipline
Menu for the two RV Gypsies Adventures
in Stanton / Meramec, Missouri
August 30-31 - September 1, 2013
Labor Day weekend

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Caveman Zipline

Canoeing Meramec River

Stanton / Meramec KOA

A scary experience

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go to the next adventure of the two RV GypsiesAFTER you have seen all four (4) sites above, please continue on to the two RV Gypsies' sight-seeing in Casey, Illinois including some of the World's Largest oddities and more.