From Our Editors
A shorter and equally appropriate name for Flagstaff Extreme Adventure Course would be Endor. Spread throughout the ponderosa pines of Fort Tuthill County Park, the course’s rope swings, wobbly bridges, scrambling walls, and hanging nets resemble the Ewoks’ home planet in the final Star Wars film. Visitors navigate these sylvan challenges—part of five elevated obstacle courses—while strapped into safety harnesses, which also help them dart through the forest via arboreal ziplines. Ground patrols and course guides add another layer of reassurance, as do the courses themselves, color-coded to signal their difficulty level. The black course, for example, is the hardest, while the yellow one is for children only, due to its simplicity and its free entry policy for invisible friends.