Squealing with delight, they eagerly grabbed the chance to see their ideas turn into reality by being the first to try out the mix of aerial ropeway
, climbing nets, ropes and swings.
The other industrial thing at Titterstone was this aerial ropeway
which took the stone down to the railway.
There are 80 information stands and interactive displays alongside a gruelling assault obstacle course and a 30ft aerial ropeway
In all, 473 packages weighing seven-and-a-half tons (7.6 tonnes) were transported from the UK to Nepal via ship, train, aerial ropeway
and, finally, a caravan of 450 porters
The aerial ropeway
came next, a whopping 15ft off the ground.
The Mutuca conveyor will replace an aerial ropeway
built in 1988, which had never operated satisfactorily.
Tenders are invited for Construction of Aerial Ropeway
Entries included a 'Tomato Kart' that used a funicular cable railway system, made by home-educated Year 9 student Thomas Hardy; an 'Aerial Ropeway
' system made by The Mountaineers team at Loughborough High School; and a 'Conveyor Belt' system made by the MARs team, also from Loughborough High School.
Other equipment includes an aerial ropeway
, slides and climbing frames, designed to integrate with the park's surroundings.
Turn left here, under the railway into Cwm Bychan - carry on up the valley past the remains of an aerial ropeway
, once used to transport mineral ores from local mines.
Pupils were able to drive Army mini bikes, scale a 30ft tower descending on an aerial ropeway
and try their aim with laser clay shooting at the event last weekend
The principal difficulty is that profitability is severely handicapped by expensive transport to the concentrator at Mahr Tunel which is 18.4 km from the mine by road and 12.5 km by aerial ropeway
. The difference in elevation is approximately 700 m.