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Whitewater sledging is a sport that was brought to Colorado by New Zealanders. Photo by Carly Blatt
Watersledging is a sport that was brought to Colorado by New Zealanders. Photo by Carly Blatt

Read Articles About Outdoor Adventure on GoNOMAD

Lots of people like to include at least one daring adventure on their vacation, and GoNOMAD has gathered outdoor adventure stories from all over the world. More and more of our reader's trips include either a hike, a paddle, some extreme sports or another way to get some exercise.  Getting outside has become a big part of why we travel. 

Some of our stories are by experienced divers and mountaineers, and some are by intrepid families searching the world for fun and adventure.

All of the stories here share one thing...that spending time outdoors, no matter what you're doing, enriches your trip and so, it's always a part of a trip's agenda. 

Get ready to get active...wherever you're going!

 

 Read more GoNOMAD stories about: 

Bicycling - Canoeing - Hiking - Horseback Riding - Kayaking - Rafting - Sailing - Snorkeling - Skiing - 
Snowboarding - Surfing - Ziplining

 

Maligne Canyon and Lake: The Jewel of Jasper National Park
Habeed Salloum visits Maligne Canyon and Lake, one of the most splendid vistas in Jasper National Park in Alberta, and takes a boat tour to the fabled Spirit Island.
Rafting the Zambezi River
Zambia: GoNOMAD Transports Editor Marie Javines takes a canoe trip down the Lower Zambezi River.
Surfing the Severn Bore in Gloucestershire, England
Surfing the Severn Bore Gloucestershire, England. Surfing an unusual river in England when the tide is just right.
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Hiking in Luxembourg
Luxembourg's small village of Echternach is about an hour from the city, a hiker's paradise nestled in the emerald green hills of Luxembourg's 'Little Switzerland.
Antigua's Sailing Week Regatta
Antigua's Sailing Week Regatta
Smugglers Notch, Vermont: Screaming Fun on Groomers and Glades
Sony Stark visits Smugglers Notch in Vermont and zips down some of their double-diamond trails.
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Northernmost Exposure: Norway's Knivskjellodden
Norway's Knivskjellodden: Matthew MacDermott visits the very northernmost point in Europe; it's actually not North Cape, as many believe, but a more remote peninsula known as Knivskjellodden.
Spring is the Time to Buy Next Year's Ski Pass
Ski Season passes: buying them in April saves the most and offers many other benefits.
Peru: Hiking to Gocta Falls
Peru: Hiking in the Andes to Gocta Falls, where a gorgeous watefall rewarded the hikers.
Mount Everest: Hiking to the Base of Mt. Everest | GoNOMAD.com
Hiking to the base of Mount Everest with author David rich.
Montana's Wildest Winter Resorts
Sony Stark checks out the skiing and other attractions at Montana's premier winter resorts.
Hiking the Alps Outside Torino, Italy
Hiking in Italy's Piedmonte region, outside of Torino, torino alps
Spring Skiing in the French Alps: Adrenaline with Dividends
Sony Stark goes to the French Alps for some spring skiing and finds time to dance on tables and uncork a few bottles of champagne.
Whistler: Western Canada's best-kept Secret?
Whistler: The author, an adventure enthusiast, finds great mountain biking, hiking, clubbing and even spa treatments in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
Cabarete: A Dominican Adventure
Dominican Republic:activities and adventures in Cabarete in the Dominican Republic, including kite boarding, rappelling, surfing, windsurfing, sailing, sea kayaking and mountain biking.
Jordan: Camping with the Bedouins
Jordan camping: Travel writer Kent E. St. John describes camping with bedouins in a wadi in Jordan.
Antarctica Without Breaking the Bank
Carly Blatt finds it doesn't cost a lot to explore the seventh continent: Antarctica.
Hiking in Trinidad
Hiking in Trinidad | A Hiking Adventure: Rough Terrain, Gentle People
Lake Erie's South Bass Island: Fishing, Partying and Birdwatching
Ohio | Susan McKee describes a visit to Lake Erie's South Bass Island.
Rwanda's Magnificent Mountain Gorillas
Gabriel Constans and his family visit the magnificent mountain gorillas in Rwanda's Virunga National Park.

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