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16 Days of Adventures on New Zealand’s South Island

We wanted an active, New Zealand adventure and in February 2017, we spent sixteen days on the South Island. We hiked 10 different treks, over 110 miles, with 34,000 feet of elevation gains and losses.  We tramped in the Southern Alps, along Franz Josef Glacier and climbed to the summit of Avalanche Peak. We completed two of NZ’s nine, famous ...
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Why Endurance Athletes Should Cross-Train with Yoga

Endurance Sports & Fitness Magazine Article by: Payge McMahon If you are an endurance athlete (or aspire to be one), you need to cross-train with yoga. It will make you stronger, and increase your stamina, flexibility, agility, balance and mental focus. Yoga began more than 5,000 years ago in Northern India. It was originally designed to calm the mind and ...
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3 Luxury Adventures ~ Roughing it…Gently

  I’ve traveled all over the world and have slept on mountains, in trees, hammocks, tents, huts, boats and even a raft (true story!). That being said, I have also enjoyed luxury accommodations, sleeping under mosquito nets on plush king-sized beds, in private bungalows at five-star eco-resorts and safari camps. Unique experiences are what I cherish most.  Everything in life is a ...
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Top 5 Adventures – U.S.A.

Looking for an epic, bucket-list worthy adventure in the United States?  You’ve come to the right place. This country is HUGE! Fifty-states and 3.8 million square miles. The landscape is diverse: mountains, beaches, oceans, lakes and rivers to canyons, forests, deserts and salt flats. You name it, we have it! The below list, is in no particular order and reflects only some ...
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Lucky to be Alive! – Mountain Climbing Gone Wrong

On Wednesday, May 25, 2016, RG, my hiking partner, and I fell half way down an icy mountain and almost died. We want to thank Custer County Search and Rescue, EMS and Pueblo Park View Hospital for taking care of us. Preface In the Colorado Rocky Mountains, there are 58 mountains with peaks over 14,000 feet. They are commonly referred ...
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