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Balloon festival

HIGH on ADVENTURE
JANUARY/FEBRUARY
2024, OUR 28TH YEAR

A bi-monthly adventure travel magazine
by a Pacific Northwest consortium of journalists/photographers.

kayak surfing

 
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FEATURED TRAVEL STORIES FOR JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2024

Lynn Rosen, Content Editor; Steve Giordano, Web Editor

 
   
  Lava tube crawl  

CAVING IN DURING THE WINTER: Exploring Lava Tube Caves at Lava Beds National Monument by Lee Juillerat
What do you do and where can you go when it's bone-chilling cold outside? Cave in to those desires to get out and go by heading to Lava Beds National Monument and explore some of the park's more than 700 fascinating lava tube caves.

 
         
  skier  

MOUNTAIN SAFETY GUIDE
by Lynn Rosen


Now that we're hitting the slopes, it's time to review mountain safety. Take a trip through the responsibility code for all skiers and riders having fun in the snow.

 
         
  New Zealand  

NEW ZEALAND'S SOUTH ISLAND PART 3
by Larry Turner

It was a fly fishing trip, but in reality, much much more. It became crystal clear, and then some, why it was my brother-in-law Rob Crawford's tenth trip to this enchanting land down under.

NZ SOUTH ISLAND PART 1 and PART 2

 
         
  No shirt no shoes no service sign  

NO SHIRT NO SHOES NO SERVICE
Product reviews by Steve Giordano

With Zerofit shirts and KURU shoes, you'll be welcome anywhere out of the rain and not have to take them off to dry.

 
         
  Sign saying Poets Protect the Planet  

ADVENTURE POEM by Timothy Pilgrim Adventure Poet Laureate

Fawn

Dawn, twins arrive, behind the fir,
her second year of birth.

 
         
  Tour ship near Antarctica  

TWELVE FASCINATING PLACES TO SEE IN 2024 by Christopher Elliott

There's no shortage of fascinating places to visit in 2024. I know because I'm on the road 365 days a year, and in 2023, I visited a few destinations I can personally recommend.

 
         
  Christmas dinner  

HOLIDAY LETTER - Offpiste Humor
by Noma d'Plume


Now that the holidays are over, it's time to relish those ubiquitous, inevitable, newsy, holiday letters from relatives and dear friends. Noma d'Plume shares a priceless one.

 
         
  Harry Potter train, Scotland  

THE ISLAND OF GREAT BRITAIN: EUROPE'S LARGEST ISLAND
by Brad Hathaway

"Great Britain" is the name of the island which England, Scotland and Wales share: an eighty thousand square mile landmass that is the largest island in Europe and qualifies as the eighth largest island in the world.