About Us

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Mission Statement

  •  To provide high quality visually pleasing challenge course and climbing structure design and construction.
  • To Provide detailed, hands on challenge course inspections that meet or exceed industry standards.
  • To offer comprehensive challenge course, zip line and aerial adventure park staff trainings and certifications to ACCT, CWA and ASTM standards
  • Offer the widest selection of equipment that meets or exceeds professional written standards at reasonable prices.
  • To support the successful development of challenge courses and challenge course programs and aid our clients in delivering their program objectives.
  • To support professional challenge course and education networks by volunteering time to serve on the boards, councils, and committees for challenge course advancement.
  • To assist in the networking of challenge course programs to help with the advancement of the field of adventure/experiential education and outdoor recreation.

How We Got Here

Our History

We have been building experiential programs of unsurpassed construction and training since 1983. Our clients include: resorts, retreat centers, private investors, schools, universities, camps and the military.

ESI has consulted, built, and trained clients in: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Mexico, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Kanas, Kentucky, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Virgin Islands, Washington, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

Our diverse line of products and services combined with years of experience allows our staff to meet the needs of every organization.

ESI is an Accredited Professional Vendor Member (PVM) of the Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT) and have been active members since its inception in 1995.

Our Team

We make it our mission to provide you with high quality and unique products and experiences.

Our professional staff have years of experience in the adventure field. All of our lead builders and lead trainers have worked in the challenge course and adventure education fields both facilitating and managing challenge courses. Our staff understands the essential need to design and build a challenge course that is easy to operate and visually pleasing. Many of our staff members are active within the challenge course and experiential education industry, serving on boards and committees of Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT), The American Camping Association (ACA), American Society for Testing and Materials- International (ASTM), and Association for Experiential Education (AEE).

Our Staff maintain memberships with, attends, and presents at a variety of international, national, and local conferences throughout the year including those sponsored by: American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Climbing Wall Association (CWA), National Association of. Amusement Ride Safety Officials (NAARSO), Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE), Teachers of Experiential and Adventure Methodology (TEAM), and others in addition to those organizations listed above.

Some of the certifications our staff members hold include: 

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