CUI is committed to keeping our clients up to date with the current COVID-19 pandemic, and how it relates specifically to your operation. We have worked to gather resources from industry leaders, regulatory bodies, equipment manufacturers, and other players in the adventure and ropes industry. Although this list of resources is not comprehensive, CUI will continually update this page to keep our clients informed.
Please note CUI is not determining the quality or effectiveness of the below resources in relation to COVID-19; but rather our goal is to provide resources for our clients to make informed decisions for their facilities and operations regarding COVID-19.
If you have any questions about these resources, feel free to email us here.
Adventure Park Insider
Adventure Park Insider is hosting weekly zoom “huddles” and is also providing other COVID-19 resources.
Alberta Camping Association
Alberta Camping Association COVID-19 resources.
The Alliance has numerous resources on their website, including “a document outlining strategy and providing considerations for challenge courses and aerial adventure attractions to develop a COVID-19 operations plan that is specific to their course’s needs.” This document is 30-page read which was produced on May 18th, 2020.
They have also been hosting web meetings for those in the industry.
Association of Challenge Course Technology (ACCT)
The Association of Challenge Course Technology has a Coronavirus Resources page on their website which provides resources for all in the adventure park and camp industry.
BC Camps Association
COVID-19 updates from the BC Camps Association
Climbing Wall Association (CWA)
An excellent resource for climbing gyms, the CWA has put together a great resources page filled with webinars, roadmaps to reopening and other useful items.
See below to read more about how to sanitize your Edelrid Equipment. The PPE Limitations and Tolerances documents provides sanitization procedures for each category of their products, and page 2 lists UNAPPROVED methods for sanitizing your Edelrid equipment.
Head Rush Technologies
Head Rush Technologies has produced various White Papers for keeping your equipment clean, including: Cleaning & Disinfecting Zip Line Gear, Storing & Returning Devices to Service and Protecting & Disinfecting Devices to aid you in working to keep your equipment sanitized.
On April 27th, 2020 ISC released documentation on cleaning ISC hardware.
Click here for Misty Mountain guidelines for cleaning their PPE.
Ontario Camps Association
The Ontario Camps Association has put together a resource page for camps with various links to COVID-19 resources.
Petzl’s recommendations for disinfecting your equipment.
Teufelberger’s recommendations on rope disinfection.
Technical Standards & Safety Association (TSSA)
The TSSA has released Considerations for Amusement Devices in Ontario during the COVID-19 Pandemic, specifically relating to amusement device renewals. Please click here for further info.
Parchi Avventura Italiani
The Italian Adventure Parks Association released a 20 page document on April 20th providing guidelines for parks and their eventual re-opening.
West Virginia Governor’s Office
The West Virginia Governor’s office has released re-opening guidelines regarding zip line outfitters and COVID-19 procedures. Please click here to read the guidelines.