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Guide to outdoor adventure travel and activities – hiking, camping, rock climbing, kayaking, canoeing, mountaineering, surfing, mountain biking, cycling, adventure, sea kayaking and more.

GoPro releases Hero2, upgrade on its popular POV video camera

Go Pro Hero2

GoPro has released the Hero2, a new version of its popular POV video camera. Continue reading

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Dam on popular Washington whitewater run done got blown up

Condit Dam Demolition

After nearly a century, the White Salmon River in Washington has been freed, opening a popular whitewater paddling run to natural water flows. Continue reading

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Surf kayaker testing her helmet on rocks

Surf kayaker crashes into rocks.

Surf kayaker gets pummeled on a rock groin. Ouch. Continue reading

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Whitewater kayaking highlights video from second Rider of the Year Awards

Whitewater kayaking awards video

Video features winning kayak stunts from the second annual Rider of the Year Awards. Continue reading

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Paddling the Whitewater Rivers of Quebec

Quebec Whitewater Kayaking

Video documents a week-long trip to kayaking the whitewater rivers of Quebec. Continue reading

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New Sunscreen Labels Include Broad Spectrum and Water Resistance Ratings

New sunblock labels

Manufacturers will have to disclose whether sunscreen provides broad spectrum and water resistance Continue reading

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New York City Hiking Guide

Hiker in New Yorks Adirondack Mountains. Photo: Dennis Barnes

A guide to hiking destinations within easy reach of New York City. Continue reading

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