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Adventure Travel 2006:
The 25 Best Trips


Photo: Kayaking Croatia

In our annual tribute to adventure travel, we crown the 25 best new trips, the top ten destinations, and more!
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New Digital Cameras

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We've sorted through the
new contenders to match up the right digital camera to your shooting style.
See the digital cameras


November Weekend Getaways

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Try these 12 frost-free weekend getaways, sorted by region.
Find a weekend escape



"Life's an Adventure" Staff Photo Album
Adventure's staff share photos from their own amazing trips
Photo: Kayaking the Sacandaga River
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"Over Labor Day in 2004, two friends and I enrolled in a two-day white-water kayaking course on New York's Sacandaga River, just north of Albany. Here, I was approaching Class III rapids in a kayak for the first time in my life. The white water was very intimidating at first, but soon the skills we learned became second nature. Conquering the rapids (and my fears) was just a giant rush! My friend Sean Ballard is paddling in the distance."

Jayson Fugal
East Coast Account Manager

Do-It-Yourself: "Our course with Wild Waters Outdoor Center [www.wildwaters.net] was the perfect introduction for beginner paddlers. The clinic covered river outfitting, wet exits, boat control, reading white water, river running, and rescue. We first practiced our skills on a pond, then we proceeded to the river."

Photograph courtesy of Jayson Fugal

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"Life's an Adventure" Reader Photo Submission Guidelines: 
 If you've been on the trip of a lifetime and have the photos to prove it, we want to hear about it. Send us your best travel pics and a trip advice of 250 words or less. It could be published in an upcoming issue of the magazine. 
 
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