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  • Gunnson National Park, Colorado: A Short Story

    As morning came the sunlight abatjoured through the dark dim lit canyons, of Gunnison National Park, Colorado . I slowly crept out of my sleeping bag, every muscle sore from yesterday's hike. I thought to myself how lucky I am to be backpacking through the National Parks, with four other girls. As I made some camomile tea over the warm fire, a bald eagle soared above the 8,775 ft tall canyons. Meanwhile, everyone began to abraid. Today's itinerary included sea kayaking through the slim river…

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  • Personal Narrative: Jughandle Mountain Home

    the potency of my memories. More likely, it is Mother and Dad’s ability to create for us, amidst the uncertainty of our homelessness, a sense of shelter. Sometimes on rainy nights, I pull out a second an even earlier memory of soft rain. I was backpacking for the first time with Dad, Mother, and my older sister Barbara, and I was proud that at six, I could carry my own bedroll on my back. Darkness had fallen early, as it does in the mountains, and rain threatened. Mother convinced Dad to…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Colorado River Journey

    I was conceived at the bottom of Grand Canyon. At four months old I was on my first river trip. The Colorado River banks were my first playground, and as someone who wants to preserve the wild landscape that I call home, I am looking to the future to figure out what I can do to ensure its protection as environmental changes continue to occur. The rivers of the west are my sanctuary, whether it be the Green, the San Juan, or the mighty Colorado, every river trip I have ever been on has been one…

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  • Patrick Lee's Runner Literary Analysis

    “The cabin a simple one-room structure was an old Fish and Game Department outpost Dryden had found while backpacking, years earlier” (Lee 110). Even though this cabin was simple, it allowed for Dryden and Rachael to clear their minds and to get some much-needed rest. The cabin provided shelter and allowed them to sleep for a while, while also being able to think…

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  • Argumentative Essay: Adventure Education Vs Wilderness Sports

    People have become attached to the resources at their fingertips. Technology has destroyed people’s curiosity to explore on their own. Limiting communication through technology and getting people to take risks can start with physical activity in education. Starting activity at younger ages, will improve people’s chances of continuing that type of activity throughout the rest of their lives and it can be done with adventure education and wilderness sports. Adventure education and wilderness…

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  • Physicalist Personal Statement

    While there are many things that distinguish people from one another, such as politics and religion, there is one common characteristic that we indisputably all share: our dependence on movement. Movement brings us together and enables our world to function. Every day, billions of people depend on their ability to move in order to do the most demanding endeavors, as well as common, simple tasks such as cooking and cleaning. For this reason, the loss of mobility and movement, which often…

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  • Men's Quest 4D Shoe

    he good looking Men’s Quest 4D GTX is a mid-height, light-weight hiking boot by Salomon. The company has been known for quality outdoor equipment and sportswear since its inception in the French Alps more than 65 years ago. This boot is no different, it is very well made with some fantastic features and is among the highest rated on Amazon with most customers giving it 5 stars. Great quality comes at a price though and these boots are slightly more expensive than most out there. If you are…

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  • A Personal Narrative Essay: My Dream Job

    I have thought and talked about my dream job in great detail many times before. My dream job is intricate, and way too complicated to ever become a reality but a girl can dream. It has many parts to it and would take an estimated 70 years to get all necessary degrees and experience to be able to achieve but it would be so worth it. The first part of it is I would be a climber-photographer for National Geographic and get paid to travel, climb mountains, and take pictures. Then, in the next stage…

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  • Backpackers And Evolution Of Tourism

    The Grand Tour young men were supposed to return home with knowledge they gained from their trip which usually lasted for more than a year to few years. There is not any exact date on when backpacking really started but according to Wilson and Richards (2004) it shows that in review of backpacking literature, The Global Nomad, there was relatively little attention paid to the backpackers tourist till the late 1980s. Backpackers were seen as ‘drifters’ and ‘nomads’ and youth travellers as…

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  • Best Basketball Bag Essay

    Top 10 Best Basketball Bags in 2018 With the top 10 best basketball bags in 2018, you can keep your equipment safe in one place. As you know, the sports take up a lot of your time and you do not want to waste energy looking for your equipment. The amazing thing is no matter what sports you take part in these basketball backpacks serves many purposes. They keep your things organized and prevent them from lying around. The basketball bag makes it easier for you to find the important things you…

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