Book your experience with a Tyrolienne here. The Tyrolienne is a zip line that is placed between points of different heights. It lets you cross rivers or gorges or simply whiz through nature. You don't need any previous experience to ride a tyrolienne. In English, this adventure is also known as zip-lining
People hanging from a pulley or carabiner are transported over a rope that has a gradient. The higher the gradient, the higher the speed achieved. A braking system or a slope that tapers off towards the end of the track are crucial for the safety of the users
Is it safe to use a Tyrolienne in Switzerland?
Of course. The ropes and safety systems used are regularly checked. Visitors are not allowed to use a tyrolienne without contact with a guide. A short briefing is required. In addition, everyone is equipped with gloves, harness, double climbing rope and a pulley. Some ziplines also use a harness system attached to pulleys. Mostly even children from 9 years old are allowed to participate and sometimes there are small ziplines for the youngest ones. The maximum weight is usually 110 kilograms per person.
Where can I find a Tyrolienne in Switzerland?
A Tyrolienne, for example, is located on Monte Tamaro, near the top station. Over a length of 440 meters, it descends to the valley at a speed of up to 60 kilometers per hour. An automatic braking system stops the ride safely at its destination
At Alp Pfingstegg, the Tyrolienne is called Fly-Line. It runs over a pipe system, is 350 meters long and reaches up to 12 km/h
At Pilatus, the tyrolienne there is called Dragon Glider.
At the Aventure Jura Park there is a 180 meter long Tyrolienne.
At Titlis, you'll find the 500-meter Zipline Trübsee Flyer, which includes two parallel cable cars down to Trübsee. So two of you can ride down at the same time.