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10 insane activities for thrill-seekers

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1. Pakistan: Crossing a barely-there suspension bridge   Often hailed as “the most dangerous bridge in the world”, the Hussaini-Borit Lake bridge in Northern Pakistan looks like a set from an Indiana Jones film. The “platform” is made from rotting wooden planks, many of which are missing, haphazardly strung together with bits of rope.   One misstep on the high, wavering […]

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5 Awesome Thrill Seeking Things To Do Around The World

1. Mountain Biking down the World’s Most Dangerous Road, Bolivia This infamous ‘Road of Death’ claimed an average of 20 vehicles each year until a new highway opened in 2007 – in fact, the locals were so annoyed with the old road, that they used the new road during the construction period! These days, ‘The World’s Most Dangerous Road’ is […]

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New Rock Climbers Start Here – Part 2

Rock Climbing — The instructions outlined here are explained as if you were inside a climbing gym; although they could work equally well outside too. Upon arriving at the gym you would put on a harness, which is the complex-looking matrix of nylon webbing and metal buckles, and tie the rope into the harness with a special knot called a […]

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New Rock Climbers Start Here – Part I

Rock Climbing — So, you want to start climbing, but where do you begin? Climbing as we know it today has exploded in popularity over the last 40 years. Nowadays people can take their pick of any of the many types of climbing. Here is a sample: Bouldering is climbing on large rocks using only a few moves close off […]

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10 Rock Climbing Tips and Techniques

Rock Climbing Tips — Beginners and experts alike can use these tips to improve their climbing as well as impress the onlookers. If these tips don’t improve your climbing as much as a least a letter grade, you can send me an angry email. 1. Picture yourself on a ladder when you climb, move from one hold to the next […]

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Getting your skydive license

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You can always do another tandem, however, if you think you’d like to keep jumping, it would be beneficial to get your A-license, which enables you to jump solo (non-tandem/not attached to anyone). Also, once you’re licensed, it’s significantly cheaper to jump. Take a look at the prices differences between tandem and experienced jumps: Cross Keys: tandem: $189+30 gear rental=$219, […]

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Skydive questions answered! The basics.

It’s my first jump- will I be going alone? No. Your first jump will be a tandem jump with a tandem master. He/she will be attached to your harness at all times & will give you any instruction you need. How much does it cost? Tandem jumps range from $180 to $230 in the NYC/NJ area, depending on the dropzone. […]

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Firing Range Safety Checklist

Safety is the most important feature of any firing range. Many ranges host a large number of shooters at any given time, making it essential to have clear and strictly enforced rules. These rules help to protect both you and others around you, allowing everyone to safely enjoy their shooting. Point the Gun in a Safe Direction You should always […]

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Whitewater Rafting Safety Tips

Whitewater rafting has become such a popular extreme sport among travelers that many destinations around the world have become famous for their thrilling and challenging rivers. As fun and exciting as it may be, we can’t forget that whitewater rafting entails an element of risk due to the elements of nature. No matter how easy or challenging your rafting experience […]

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Frequently Asked River Rafting Questions

Checklist and Frequently Asked River Rafting Questions 1. What do we wear? In warmer weather, a swim suit or shorts and T-shirt are best. A baseball cap, visor, or sunglasses are helpful in bright, sunny weather. Old sneakers or shoes that lace-up offer the best foot protection. Flip flops, loose-fitting sandals, “crocs” and bare feet are not permitted. Snug fitting […]

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