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Photo Of The Day: Zebra Canyon

Photo Of The Day: Zebra Canyon May 22nd, 2012 at 7:00PM: Most travel photography fans are familiar with the striking, sun-dappled images of Arizona's famed Antelope Canyon popularized on computer desktop backgrounds around the world. But few people are acquainted with Zebra Canyon, its less popular, less crowded but equally fetching neighbor in Utah, captured excellently in today's Photo of the Day from Flickr user oilfighter. Named because of its...

Video: Rappelling: how NOT to do it

Feb 26th, 2011 at 10:00AM: Rappelling, by definition, is the controlled descent down a rock face using a rope. What it is not is the out of control and upside down (fascinatingly slow) descent down a rock face using a rope. I don't have a lot of rappelling experience under my belt, but as a general fan of the outdoors, I have enough experience with the activity to watch this video and wonder how, exactly, this kind of...

ToroVerde park delivers an adventure in Puerto Rico

ToroVerde park delivers an adventure in Puerto Rico Jul 22nd, 2010 at 8:00AM: Thrill seekers who are looking to take a break from all that sun and surf while visiting Puerto Rico now have a new option to add a little excitement to their vacation. The recently opened ToroVerde Adventure Park is ready to give them the jolt of adrenaline that they're looking for, offering up opportunities to rock climb, mountain bike, and choose from an array of zip line tours. Located near...

Zip through Orlando at Grand Lakes

Zip through Orlando at Grand Lakes Jun 4th, 2009 at 4:00PM: Climb, zip and traverse: Grand Lakes Orlando's newest attraction can be summarized succinctly, but what really happens is far more interesting. Based at the headwaters of the Florida Everglades, this destination has created a unique experience that leaves guests hanging - and flying and swinging. Put on a harness, and you can experience 25 climbing and traversing structures that are suspended 15...

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