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The Great Skye I is a monster of a swing set! In addition to the set's classic features, it has a second, 7 foot deck with a Radical Ride Tube Slide for extra fun! Call us at 1-201-670-4000 ANYTIME - we are happy to answer any and all of your questions!
Gorilla Playsets Great Skye I Wooden Swing Set
There are 4 different models of the Great Skye I, the difference between each being the type of roof over the main deck. The Deluxe comes with a vinyl top, the Supreme CG comes with Sunbrella tops, the Great Skye I comes with a wood roof and the treehouse comes with a wood roof and upper enclosure with windows. To see pros and cons of each type of roof, please check out our blog post on it here:
Now let's check out the features of the Great Skye I.
Coming off the front of the main deck we have the 5 foot wiki wave slide and the half sized rock wall with climbing rope. The main deck is fairly large at 4' x 6', and comes with a steering wheel, tic tac toe board and a telescope.
Coming off the side of the main deck is a safety ladder with safety handles. Off the side of that as you can see is a well constructed rope ladder. Underneath the main deck we have an area for a sandbox along with a half picnic table.
The awesome draw of the Great Skye I is the second, higher deck attached to the back of the main deck. There is a ladder from the main deck to the higher deck your children can climb up. From here, they have the large, extra Radical Ride tube slide going down from 7 feet high. Kids go crazy for this radical slide!
The green material covering the supporting beams of the deck and the swing beam is a material called Timbershield. Timbershield is a thick, green polyethylene casing that shields the wood from weather - making the wood virtually maintenance free.
You can also see a massive 4" x 6" wooden swing beam with iron swing hangers that are bolted completely through the 6 inch swing beams with locking carriage bolts. These make Gorilla swing beams extremely sturdy and virtually unbreakable.
This set comes standard with 2 belt swings and a trapeze bar swing . The Great Skye I comes in Cedar, it has a 5 foot main deck, a 2nd 7 foot deck with a square base. For more on those features, please read our comprehensive blog post here:
Overall, the Great Skye I is one of my favorite sets. It is perfect for larger families and/or adventurous children who love to climb and slide down! The second deck makes for a larger set, and will be used by your children for many years to come. For more information, please visit or contact us at:
Best of luck choosing the right swing set for your family!
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We've been in the playset business since 1992, and our design engineers have many years of combined experience in designing safe, innovative, and sturdy playsets. From inventive product development to superior customer service, Gorilla Playsets™ is the first name in ready to assemble playsets.
Gorilla Playsets™ has taken the playset industry to new heights by going beyond the ordinary features and play value found in typical swing sets. At Gorilla Playsets™, we listen to our customers needs and continually strive to produce playsets that will be safe for your children. We made adjustments and re-structured certain aspects of playsets that needed a modern re-design, and we made them better! We learned from you, and we listened to your children.
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