Article 47.

Zip Line and Challenge Course Financial Responsibility.

66-455. Definitions.

The following definitions apply in this Article:

(1) Aerial adventure/trekking park. - A self-guided challenge course that is supervised and open to the public, where access is controlled.

(2) Canopy tour. - An aerial exploration or transit of the forest canopy, most commonly by means of a series of zip lines or aerial walkways with platforms.

(3) Challenge course. - A facility or facilities consisting of one or more devices that challenge participants. Examples of a challenge course include an aerial adventure/trekking park, a canopy tour, and a zip line tour.

(4) Commissioner. - The Commissioner of Insurance.

(5) Device. - An apparatus provided for a unit of activity on a challenge course. Examples of a device include items designed to simulate rock climbing, beams, bridges, cable traverses, climbing walls, nets, platforms, ropes, swings, towers, zip lines, and jump systems. Devices may be installed on or in trees, poles, portable structures, or buildings, or as part of a self-supporting structure.

(6) Person. - An individual, association, partnership, limited liability company, firm, corporation, or private organization.

(7) Zip line. - A lifeline suspended between support structures that enables a person attached to a pulley to traverse from one point to another propelled by the force of gravity or a passive method of controlled acceleration.

(8) Zip line tour. - An aerial exploration or transit of a landscape by means of a series of zip lines and platforms generally supported by man-made structures. (2017-118, s. 1.)