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Find an outfitter or a destination with our Travel Directory, now available online.
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Adventure Travel
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In our annual tribute to adventure travel, we offer up the 25 best new trips. Plus, the top ten destinations for 2006.
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The Adventure Team
The writers, photographers, editors, and sales team that make Adventure

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CONTRIBUTING EDITORS
James Balog, Jon Bowermaster, Anthony Brandt, Tim Cahill, Philip Caputo, Costas Christ, Tom Clynes, Dan Duane, Gretel Ehrlich, Michael Finkel, McKenzie Funk, Laurence Gonzales, Jim Gorman, Charles Graeber, Eliza Griswold, Robert Earle Howells, Sebastian Junger, Dan Koeppel, Paul Kvinta, Michael McRae, Michael Nichols, Geoffrey Norman, Robert Young Pelton, Matthew Power, David Quammen, Gretchen Reynolds, David Roberts, Joe Robinson, Kira Salak, Michael Shnayerson, Jim Thornton, James
Vlahos, Melissa Wagenberg, Scott Wallace

CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS
Keith Fialcowitz, Mark Gamba, Russell Kaye, Dawn Kish, Bobby Model, Peter McBride, Dan and Jannine Patitucci, Steve Pyke, Chris Rainier, Corey Rich,
Alex di Suvero, Ami Vitale, Woods Wheatcroft


EDITORIAL
John Rasmus Editor in Chief
Stephen Byers Deputy Editor 
Lynne Sanford Managing Editor
Michael Benoist, Andrew Berg, Cliff Ransom Senior Editors
Catharine Livingston, Andrea Minarcek, Mary Anne Potts Associate Editors
Libby Stephens Copy Editor 
Rachel Scheer Assistant Editor
Ryan Bradley Reporter/Researcher

Steve Casimiro West Coast Editor

ART + PHOTO
David McKenna Art Director 
Sabine Meyer Photo Editor 
Caroline L. Hirsch Associate Photo Editor
Paul G. Rouse Production Manager

ONLINE
Mary Anne Potts Editor
Liz Mozden Associate Producer

National Geographic Explorers-in-Residence
Robert Ballard, Wade Davis, Sylvia Earle, Mike Fay, Zahi Hawass, Dereck Joubert, Beverly Joubert, Louise Leakey, Meave Leakey, Johan Reinhard, Paul Sereno, Spencer Wells

National Geographic 2006 Emerging Explorers
Stephon Alexander, Kenny Broad, Katy Croff, Maria Fadiman, Joseph Lekuton, Mark Lynas, Bobby Model, Losang Rabgey

Editorial Offices
104 West 40th Street, New York, NY 10018
phone +1 212 790 9020; fax +1 212 790 9022
adventure@ngs.org

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