What is the best of High Sierra appalachian 75 internal frame pack

Everyone wants to have a good backpack for having a safe travel trip. Don’t you want to have a good trip with your family, friends or alone? Then, you must look for a good quality backpack because this is really important. A good backpack will offer you sufficient space for taking your daily stuff that you will need through. Of course, there will be a number of backpacks available in the market, and you will need to choose from. This could be a great challenging part for the travelers to choose a good backpack from the variety of options.
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The 24 hours for visiting Hanoi capital

What will you do if visiting a beautiful, ancient and serene city like Hanoi in only 24 hours? You had better choose locations where marked the important milestones on Hanoi in countless famous places there such as the Ho Chi Minh mausoleum, Hoang Kiem lake, the Temple of Literature and Long Bien bridge. If you don’t miss these destinations, your 24 hours will be enough for the most enjoyable experiences.

In the morning:

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How to Spend a Happy Holiday Tour – Travel Backpack

Holiday tour is one of the most important ways to celebrate off-work days. This is the time to give some time to the family members, take the family to the nearest city in order to show them the place to visit. Moreover, holiday tour becomes more special when you have your family and friends with you. However, sometimes the tour does not go as like you planned for. Of course, there are some certain reasons that will create an obstacle to spending a happy tour with family.
Therefore, you will need some tips that will help you to spend a happy time during the holidays; BEST BACKPACK FOR TRAVEL can be a good option.
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BENEFITS OF LONGBOARDING FOR VIETNAMESE YOUTH

Longboarding which is a sport which involves riding and performing tricks using a longboard skateboard is considered as a brand new sport for Vietnamese adolescent. However, it is growing fast !!!!!. If you go around Nguyen Hue Street which is one of the biggest streets in Vietnam for pedestrians, you can see the young boys or girls performing longboarding or skateboarding. In the future, longboarding can become the popular sport, especially for youth. And if you want to choose the best longboards for yourself, don’t miss our topic and reviews at here.

Therefore, let’s have a look at the key reasons for the popularity of this sport in Vietnam.

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ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUE

The CO2 level is rising more than ever due to a large amount of vehicles’ emission. Longboarding can solve this problem! It is considered as a green vehicle to save the environment. Therefore, you can become a hero when practicing longboarding. (more…)


Proper Way to Go Backpacking

If it is your first time to go backpacking, there are basic things you need to find out so you can survive the trip. You are basically going to live on whatever is inside your backpack and if you want something that is durable, buy one of the best carry-on backpack available. By using something that is made of high quality, you are going to notice the advantage it has over other backpacks that are not well-made. If you plan to go on a long backpacking trip, make sure you have everything you need and follow the tips that will be mentioned here.
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How to Avoid Risk While Riding Balance Bike

Riding a balance bike is a pleasure for children. It is a source of exercise and recreation as well. As riding balance bike is an outdoor activity, it needs proper care to avoid all the risk factors while your child rides it outside. We are going to discuss all the potential risks and the ways these can be avoided. Read on to grasp this valuable information as to get your child safe during riding. And click on this link,if you want to choose the best balance bike for your kid.

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How do Crossbows Work?

How do Crossbows Work?

Crossbows can be a powerful tool for hunting the way they made crossbows before are only slightly different from the way they make crossbows today. It was mainly used for shooting their enemies, but today they are mainly used for killing and hunting animals. This is a classic item that will never be forgotten because manufacturers keep on innovating the way it is made.

Cocking

First, crossbows need to be cocked before it can shoot an arrow. Crossbows require less draw length compared to other bows and they also produce a much faster fps to not let any target escape. Crossbows have a lesser draw length compared to the compound or recurve bow. Crossbows only have a draw length of between 14 to 20 inches. (more…)


The Water Work Out

Jump Lunge

For quads, hamstrings, glutes, hip flexors, and lats.

HOW TO: Warm up with 5 minutes of deep-water running then do the following exercises, resting 30 seconds in between. Repeat circuit twice. Start with lunges: Standing in chest-deep water, step forward with right leg, knee bent, and right arm back, left arm forward. Jump up high and switch legs and arms. Go for 30 seconds. MAKE IT HARDER: Cup hands to increase the resistance. (Splash water at onlookers.)

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Deck Dip

For triceps, lats, pecs, and delts.

Here’s a novel concept: Build better arms and chitchat with your lazy friends. HOW TO: Stand in shallow water and face the side of the pool with palms flat deck, fingers forward. Jump up so arms are straight and supporting the body. Once you are balanced, slowly lower yourself till arms are bent to 90 degrees; then push back up, Continue for 30 seconds. MAKE IT HARDER: Continue for 60 seconds. (more…)


A Voice On The Wilderness

One of the most rewarding things about being a guide is watching my passengers slow down to the point where they let the landscape work its magic on them. How on the first day of a river trip, my passengers will be swaddled in layers of protective clothing, ointments and potions, and then they shed them little by little, day by day, until finally their skin becomes a color indistinguishable from the river.

How at first

How at first, they are so shy with their bodies, so modest about their athleticism, until a couple of near misses on the trip’s biggest rapids require everyone to give better than their best. How, once they start to recognize the birds and the flowers and the age of the rock layers, this new knowledge delights them beyond all reason. How their conversation too becomes more naked and demanding, how more and more of everything gets laid bare.

In just five days of slow and elemental travel, the river can bring even the most disconnected person back to the land and back to herself. In our modern lives–which so often endorse the ordinary, acknowledge the explicable and reward repetition–adventure is our last connection to the wild world we came from, which always was and still is full of mystery and surprise.

Adventure is good for people

There’s no question in my mind that adventure is good for people. I’ve seen what it does for them. I know what it does for me. And yet the question that presents itself in the wake of the adventure craze is, How good are people for adventures? Are we, in our enthusiasm, obliterating the very places we need if we are to keep our spirits of adventure alive?

As the places we go for wilderness and solitude get buried under more and more waves of adventure seekers, it is only natural that we look for what remains untouched. Nepal is overrun, so we go to Bhutan. Peru is passe, so we try Bolivia. Alaska has too many RVs, so how about Antarctica? Should we ask ourselves now if any undiscovered places will be left on Earth in 50 years to serve as the landscapes of adventure? Can we remember, even in the heat of the moment, that what makes an adventure exciting is less the remoteness of the location or the degree of difficulty and more our capacity for wonder when we engage the world?

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Female Athletes

When we invited celebrities to toast female athletes, we discovered that the athletes had become celebrities.

Here is what I know about work: You do it steadily, you enjoy it and you expect that, over the long haul, it will pay off. But you rarely see the progress or a single seismic change while you’re in the thick of it. Until one day, everything comes together. For us, that happened when we invited the most inspirational athletes of the past year to accept honors at the third annual Women’s Sports & Fitness Champions Awards.

Female celebrity athletes

What a great feeling to watch female celebrity athletes be honored by athletic-minded celebrities. Mia Hamm and Julie Foudy received an award on behalf of the U.S. World Cup Soccer Team from Katie Couric and her soccer-playing daughter, Ellie; Goldie Hawn presented to wheelchair marathoner Jean Driscoll; actress-model Tyra Banks honored WNBA superstar Cynthia Cooper; Chevy Chase and his daughter introduced golfer Juli Inkster; and track legend Jackie Joyner-Kersee helped us wish luck to a cast of Olympic hopefuls on their way to Sydney.

Each athlete made an eloquent acceptance speech. Swedish hurdler Ludmila Engquist offered a list of roles to live by, which had helped her win a medal at the world championships while undergoing chemo for breast cancer: “`Never give in’–Winston Churchill. `Live a normal life’–my doctor. `Nothing is impossible’–me.” Cynthia Cooper paid homage to her late mother: “She taught me to hang tough and finish what I started.” (more…)


The Shokki Softball Team

That first season, Shokki came in second in our league, and we won the Japan Cup, the national tournament. It felt good to help the team; they had never come in higher than fourth.

The night we won the Cup, my teammates put aside their usual reserve and got wild, drinking beer and singing karaoke. I was fascinated: Some of my teammates’ skin turned beet red when they drank.

The summer of 1993 was epic

I was home training with the National Team when the International Olympic Committee announced that softball would become a medal sport in 1996. I knew if I continued to train hard, I might make the first ever U.S. Olympic team.

Two summers later, the U.S. team selections were announced at our Olympic tryout camp in Oklahoma. It was one of the happiest and saddest moments in my life. Hearing that I had made the U.S. team was a life-changing experience, but it was heartbreaking when some of my best friends were cut and had to pack their bags for home.

A lot of people thought the Americans would waltz to the gold in Atlanta. We players knew better. Softball is a game of incremental advantage: One bad pitch can lose a game, one clutch hit can win one. Our competition was Australia, China and Japan.

Coach Ralph Raymond named me starting pitcher for the third game of the Olympic tournament-against Japan. They were my other teammates, so I knew that Yamaji liked inside pitches and that Itoh couldn’t hit my curve ball. I could also understand the Japanese coaches. They’d yell, “Shita!” for a low pitch or “Uay!” for a high pitch. Maybe it wasn’t the deciding factor in our win, but it didn’t hurt. (more…)


The Interesting Adventure

Maybe the first thing that has to change is the language with which we talk about our destinations. The days of bagging peaks and taming rivers are over. We need to be willing to celebrate the fact that Everest has allowed us to stand, for a moment, on her summit, or that the Salmon River has allowed us safe passage without drowning this time.

We need to think of the wild places we go to test ourselves as something not to be conquered but to be cared for. We need to earn our right to our adventures by honoring our bargain with the land.

GUARANTEED WHALE SIGHTINGS

Reads a sign in Provincetown, Massachusetts; GUARANTEED WHITEWATER EXCITEMENT, says a brochure on my desk. In all the rush to capitalize on the adventure craze, marketers seem to have forgotten that the words adventure and guarantee are antonyms. The fact that nothing can ever be guaranteed is the very essence of adventure.

No organization, no matter how rich and powerful, can promise that it will rain enough to fill the river, that the whales will be in the same spot they have always been before, or that bad weather can be held back long enough for us to reach the mountaintop, long enough even to bring everybody back alive.

We are all guilty of one form or another of disrespect. Even if we take nothing away from the land, we still leave footprints, both actual and cultural, on the wild and distant lands we visit. And the inhabitants of those places are forever changed because of this.

It does not escape my notice that I may be the very worst type of offender, because although I believe I treat the landscapes and the cultures I encounter with great respect, I come home and write about them, encourage others to visit them and inevitably change them forever from what they were.

Some people believe in wilderness for wilderness’s sake

That there ought to be places, both inhabited and not, that people of the modern world just can’t go. I have to admit it’s an attractive argument, but it comes from as separatist a view of the world as the one that says the sole purpose of nature is to be our playground. (more…)