Flying high: Zip lines, outdoor adventures increasingly popular

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Suspended 40 feet above the forest floor, a group of local adventurers tenuously made their way from tree to tree.

They inched along thin boards held up with ropes and stretched across gaps that required a small jump. Climbing up a spiraling rope ladder, they reached a suspended platform.

Awaiting them was a 450-foot zip line, which would send them flying at speeds up to 35 miles per hour over Eagle Creek Park in northwest Indianapolis.

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