Ultimate Adventure

Ultimate Adventure

National Geographic Ultimate Adventure Sourcebook

Book - 2000
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With an eye for detail and a penchant for thrill-seeking, the author shares details of his many adventures abroad, from climbing vertical icefalls in the French Alps to cycling along Nova Scotia's rocky shoreline. Original.

Simon and Schuster
From floating above Burgundy in a hot-air balloon to cycling through the jungle and citrus orchards of the Vaca Plateau in Belize, seasoned traveler Paul McMenamin has scouted out the ultimate experiences in 25 categories of adventure worldwide. In the Ultimate Adventure Sourcebook, he clues you in to these thrilling destinations. The book describes each travel adventure in detail -- then tells you how to get there, which company to sign on with, and what you'll need in the way of gear and lore before you go. * Profiles the top outfitters and guides in each sport. * Tells how to get into activities you've always wanted to try, such as caving, sea kayaking, and skydiving. * Provides maps to starter peaks in North America, dive sites in the Caribbean, trekking in the Himalaya, rafting, snowboarding, sailing, & more. * Highlights extreme sports such as skysurfing, waterfall running, bungee jumping, free climbing, kite surfing, shark diving, and BASE jumping. Lists websites, magazines, books, videos, and clubs devoted to ultimate adventures of all kinds.

Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, c2000
ISBN: 9780792275916
0792275918
Characteristics: 384 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 25 cm

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