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    Rafting the Nolichucky

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    Rafting the Nolichucky The Nolichucky River is a body of water that rises from the Blue Ridge Mountains in Western North Carolina and flows northwest into Tennessee, then goes west to join the French Broad River after running a course of 150 miles (Britanica. Com). The Nolichucky’s most action packed stretch of water runs through a beautiful stretch of the Pisgah and Cherokee National Forests. The whitewater on this river is truly world-class. If thrills and spills are what you love, then the

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    Personal Narrative: White Water Rafting I remember a time in my life not too long ago when my family and I went white water rafting for the first time. We had been spending some of our summer vacation at a cabin in the Smokey Mountains, close to Gatlinburg, Tennessee. The next day we would experience feelings of exhilarating excitement, with a sense of suspense and anticipation as we rafted down the Nantahala River. I recall in vivid detail the scenery around us as we embarked on our perilous

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    The Land of Adventure and Nature From the mighty stretches of the Karakorams in the North to the vast alluvial delta of the Indus River in the South, Pakistan remains a land of high adventure and nature. Trekking, mountaineering, white water rafting, wild boar hunting, mountain and desert jeep safaris, camel and yak safaris, trout fishing and bird watching, are a few activities, which entice the adventure and nature lovers to Pakistan. Pakistan is endowed with a rich and varied flora and fauna

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    loving to play soccer I also enjoy hobbies such as tennis, snowboarding, sailing, photography and reading. I really enjoy outdoor activities. In ninth and tenth grade I went on a trip with my youth group to Pennsylvania where we went white water rafting both years. I found that experience incredible and can't wait to go again someday soon. My future plans are to graduate this year from West Senior High and to spend another summer at our cottage on Torch Lake where I am planning on being a nanny

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    Press Forward Twelve years ago, a local boy scout troop invited my husband and I to go on a 20-mile white water rafting run down the East Fork Carson River. I was nervous and excited, I had never been white water rafting before. My husband had been rafting before with the scouts when he was a young boy. This trip was going to be challenging, but if the scouts could do it we wouldn’t have a problem. We, however, underestimated the raw force of the river. The boy scouts troop

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    The Joy of the Outdoors

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    How are you going to spend your free time? Are you going to spend it at home watching T.V. with your friends or are you going to spend it out in the country climbing mountains, rafting whitewater, or carving down the side of a mountain? These are just a few of the things that you can spend your time doing as an alternative to being a lazy sack and staying inside and playing video games. There are many ways people have fun outdoors. Living in Eastern Idaho there are literally hundreds of places to

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    but in a low levels, it almost requiring minimal commitment and beginning skills, that mean no need the professional also is okay and suitable of the activities, and these activities almost are led by experienced guides. For example, is white water rafting, canoeing and climbing. If ... ... middle of paper ... ...pment is safety. For the government also focus on the safety in adventure activities, so such as New Zealand government, they use the law and policy to improve the safety in related activities

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    Extreme Sports

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    Extreme Sports Works Cited Missing “Extreme sports have boomed since the early '90s” (Petrecca 16). It is hard to believe that such activities as sky diving, snowboarding, bungee jumping, and the up and coming razor scooter have been labeled as so-called “extreme sports”. What characteristics must a sport have to labeled extreme? Perhaps it is the lack of safety, or the inability to create specific rules for these sports. Maybe it is the fact that these sports are just recently becoming mainstream

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    Hello, my name is Joseph Rombalski and today I will be your tour guide through Ecuador. Ecuador is diverse geographically and culturally seen throughout its terrain, people, and cuisine. I will be taking you across this incredible country from the mountains all the way to the islands. Our trip will expand to all corners and you will not be disappointed. Our destinations will range to thrill seekers, outdoorsmen, and relaxers. I hope you enjoy, let’s explore! Our first destination will not be in continental

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    morale with a seemly white water rafting trip. Let’s just say that trip did not have the intended outcome. We arrived at Wyoming River Trips early on a brisk morning to get geared up and briefed on some information we needed to know. The only other people on our full raft were an older father and son duo. Starting us off, our easy-going, college-aged, brown haired guide with a crooked smile told us that only three rafts had ever flipped in the forty years the rafting company had been open. This obviously

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    It was a warm and windy day in Colorado to go river rafting in duckies. My dad and my brother both convinced me to go on a duckie rafting trip with them. Standing there wondering to myself how could they have ever convinced me to do this. There I was standing nervously at the launching area to go into a river in a small, flimsy, and an inflatable kayak into a windy rough river. Before we launched our instructor gave told us how to navigate and what to do if we fell out and lost our boat. She told

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    My Educational Philosophy Choosing a major is a very difficult decision to make for everyone. It has to be something that you can spend the rest of your life doing and should enjoy. When I think back to my elementary years through my senior year of high school, all I ever wanted to be was a dentist. I took the classes that would better prepare me in the dentistry field. There at the last second, I switched my major. It was first semester of my senior year of high school when my favorite

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    grown to be his friend and parent figure. The plot of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn involves the adventures of Huck and Jim who are on the run. Huck is escaping his drunkard father and Jim is avoiding his proposed sale. Together they are rafting down the Mississippi River, away from civilization and society. Huck has just recently come under the care of his Christian foster mother, the Widow Douglas, who is working to undo his sinful ways and train him in a religious lifestyle. Now, as Huck

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    As a happily pre-engaged woman, with a pre-engagement ring, I have no reason to scan the listings of the ubiquitous dating services on the Web. Yet, ever since I saw the ad, "Get Your Flirt On!," curiosity has gotten the better of me. I spend most of my time in search of eligible men, but I also search for eligible women. When I first looked at the men in my zip code, I told myself that I was looking for matches for my friends. But in truth I cannot think of a faster way to lose my single friends

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    Wyoming is a beautiful place We never drove farther west than Iowa. Going to Wyoming was something my brothers and I were looking forward too. Talking about all the activities we will be doing and places we will be stopping at made us more excited. It got me wishing we were going that day, but I knew we had to wait a couple a weeks. Waiting was the worst part of the trip. I could not focus on anything besides getting ready for the trip. As those long weeks came by we finally were packed to go. It

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    Prince William

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    King" Newsweek 47). This Prince averaging 6'2", weighing 140-145 pounds, with sandy blonde hair and hazel eyes is everything a girl could dream (Gilmer 1). Of the many hobbies and sports the Prince loves to do, he mostly enjoys shooting, skiing, rafting, rowing on the Thanes River, and swimming (Gilmer 2). Another hobby of William's is painting (2). Many people say he is really good at it (2). Also, in his free time he watches as much TV as possible so that he can stay informed of the world around

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    Duckies In Colorado It was a warm and windy day in Colorado to go river rafting in duckies. There I was standing nervously at the launching area to go into a river in a small, flimsy, and an inflatable kayak into a windy rough river with massive boulder right in front of me. Before we launched our instructor gave told us how to navigate and what to do if we fell out and lost our boat. She told us “If or when you fall out NEVER let your feet touch the bottom of the river because you will get swept

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    torpor which lowers the metabolism placing them in hibernation-like state (Schmid 2000, p175). If their ancestor could also go into a torpor state as well, they could have survived a trip lasting several days without food. Another argument against rafting as a means of travel is that today’s ocean currents

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    Black Water Rafting Case Analysis Black Water Rafting has outgrown their original business plan, goals, and partnership setup; to ensure growth, protect itself from impeding competition, and to ensure future financing Black Water Rafting must establish a strategic plan for the next two years. Because of external pressures from both competition and uncertainty about their primary tour, which accounts for 66.7% of their income, Black Water Rafting must diversify their offerings to customers to ensure

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    Amazing and Thrilling Adventure with Ayung River Rafting Bali is identical with beautiful beaches and religious temples. For those who often visit Bali and enjoy its tourist destinations, they may be monotonous places to come. There are quite lot natural adventure attractions at Bali such as tracking to mountains, driving buggy to forest or rafting in the river wild. You may want to try the rafting adventure at the Ayung River that offer thrilling yet fun experience on an inflatable boat trying to

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