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Leave the tiki bars behind. In the February issue, we deliver 16 fresh, eco-friendly multisport playgrounds—all just a few hours away. Here, a taste of what's in store, from rafting Panama's wild west to exploring the Serengeti of Costa Rica. Read excerpt >>
Photo: a kayaker on Waipo Valley Beach, Hawaii

Potential blindness and a nose full of of sand were just two of the hurdles author Dean King encountered while retracing one of history's most remarkable survival stories. With a preview of his new book, Skeletons on the Zahara, in this issue, King talks to Adventure about recreating an epic. Read Q&A >>
Get a sneak-peek at writer-photographer James Balog's groundbreaking top-to-bottom composite photograph of the fifth largest tree in the world—and find out how he ascended over 240 feet to get it—in our online exclusive >>
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Table of Contents for February 2004
• The Cruelest Journey: Author Dean King retraces one of history's greatest survival epics across the Western Sahara
• Welcome to Nowhere: Simon Winchester finds the surprise of his life on isolated Ascension island
• Quest for the Green Giant: How James Balog created the first-ever photographic profile of Stagg
• The Powder Triangle: Ski bum Steve Casimiro finds heli-skiing conditions for the price of a lift ticket in British Columbia

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Contributing Editor, photographer and semi-reformed ski junkie, Steve Casimiro went to the Canadian highlands on a ten-day quest for transcendent tracks. What he found (temporarily) satiated his need for unbroken snow. See outtakes in our photo gallery >>

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