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Welcome to the Challenge Course. In the following pictures you will see groups participate in a number of fun team building and adventure activities to bring them closer together.
After an introduction and goal setting exercise we typically kick off the program with a fun, energy building activity such as Chicken Baseball pictured here.
Another shot of Chicken Baseball.
Helium Hoop. This activity is commonly used encourage discussion, and problem solving amongst the group. Group members tend to get pretty passionate tying to acheive success in this activity.
Reach for your goals. This activity requires that group members have a lot of trust in eachother.
Fixed elements such as the Spiders Web require that group members plan, communicate, problem solve and work together.
Harnesses and Helmets
The High Y and Giants Ladder. Here participants belay (control the life supporting rope) while teammates climb.
Here two participants are working together to acheive their goals on the High Y
Pictured here is the static course, the largest of NAU's three high course structures. Elements include: flying boards, 2 zip lines, burma loops, balance beam, two line bridge, sky bridge, skate board, grapevines, and cargo net.
The high course is the culminating high adventure component of the challenge program. Participants are encouraged to climb to heights of 45 feet and traverse a number of obstacles.
The Grape Vines
The Skate Board
The short Zip Line
Group shot on the course
The confidence pole. There are two jump options on this element; the pole (pictured here) and the platform.
The wind up.