Monthly Archives: October 2012

Think You Need To Go To Colorado To Rock Climb? Try Virginia!

Virginia may not be the first place that comes to mind when considering places to go rock climbing, but the state is blessed with some awesome sites that will offer fun and adventure for both beginning and advanced climbers. Check … Click to read the full article

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The Basics of BASE Jumping

What is BASE jumping or B.A.S.E. jumping? It is essentially a form of skydiving that requires the participants to jump from any fixed object and then break the fall using a parachute. The term ‘BASE’ is an acronym, where each … Click to read the full article

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Caring For Your Outdoor Gear For Rock Climbing

As your carabiner and climbing harness are the items that help to keep you connected to the rock, it is absolutely crucial to evaluate these pieces of outdoor gear and clean them on a regular basis. If you are in … Click to read the full article

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Russia’s Favorite Extreme Sports

Perhaps surprisingly, Russia is one of the most exciting places in the world to enjoy extreme sports, even though you might not hear about them as often as you do in the States.  Here we take a look at some … Click to read the full article

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Totally Addicted To B.A.S.E.

If you were to look at someone’s bucket list, a bungee jump or skydive are always going to be near the top, but what makes jumping out of a perfectly good plane or off a bridge so appealing?  Is it … Click to read the full article

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Underwater Florida Keys Pumpkin Carving Contest for Artistic Scuba Divers

The Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary underwater pumpkin carving contest is an innovative take on a popular Halloween activity for kids and adults alike. Rather than taking a knife and carving a pumpkin on the kitchen table, scuba diver entrants … Click to read the full article

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Extreme Cold Weather Camping: How to Survive

Few things are as enjoyable and fundamental as camping. Odds are that if you’re engaging in an extreme sport out in the wilderness, you’ll need to camp someplace overnight because the best destinations are always the farthest. And if you’re … Click to read the full article

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Various Skateboard Designs Can Give Aspiring Pros The Edge

Skateboarding has different elements to it. There’s a lot to the sport, requiring different decisions to be made in terms of body movement and what equipment to use. For instance, boards are designed in various diverse ways. The type of … Click to read the full article

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