This summer, we’ve been inspiring people like you to head out into the great outdoors and live life adventurously. To break out of those boring comfort zones, to face fear, and to embrace the unknown! Did you take the first step?
We’ve been overwhelmed by the amount of support for #TakeTheFirstStep, and by the heaps of feedback we’ve received from our lovely customers after they embarked on a Tree Top Adventure with their tribe. Some of the most recent comments include
Great afternoon having family fun  Kids said lets do more of this stuff! #takethefirststep
#takethefirststep thanks for a great fam day. All tired and achieved lots 2day!
Such an AMAZING day! Cant stop grinning #takethefirststep
LOVED the Tarzan Swing I want to do it all over again! #takethefirststep
10 years of marriage and there are still things where we #takethefirststep #anniversary
Absolutely brilliant time at @GoApeTribe #forestofdean would highly recommend it! So happy to have finally done it #takethefirststep
Over the past few months, some people took their first step to embracing a more adventurous life, while others took the first step to facing their fear of heights. Some people took their first step to leading a healthier and more active lifestyle, while others simply helped their friends, family or colleagues take their first step!
To quote Chinese philosopher Laozi, A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
The same can be said of adventure: all adventures no matter how big or small they are begin with just one step.
The first step is the most important step, and it’s also the hardest.
Say you took the first step to overcoming your fear of heights. Remember how you had the shakes in the car on the way to Go Ape? Remember how your jaw dropped upon first laying eyes on the Tree Top Adventure course? And remember how you turned to your partner/parent/pal when you were stood at Platform 1 and said, I don’t know if I can do this?
But, do you also remember how awesome you felt when you completed the course? How chuffed you were with yourself, and how your confidence was sky-high as you descended the final zip and landed in that soft pile of woodchip with a grin stretching from ear to ear?
Taking that first step requires courage and effort, and it can require time too. But that I did it! Feeling you get once you’ve taken that first step is truly unbeatable!
If you’re yet to take the first step, there’s still time! Summer isn’t over quite yet, so why not make it your mission to get out there and embrace adventure before the crisp, orange leaves of autumn arrive? Prepare to take on a whole heap of sky-high obstacles, including spiders webs, tunnels, ladders and stirrups. Oh, and lets not forget our infamous Tarzan swing, where you’ll leap off a platform and into a giant net!
So, are you ready to take the first step? The trees are waiting!