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Looking for great adventures in the States? These are blogs about the best rock climbing, surfing, and mountain biking destinations in the USA.

The Grandstaff Canyon rappel in Moab, Utah is an amazing half-day adventure full of legendary fun and nothing very strenuous. It’s all crime, no punishment as this one-way hike takes you to two epic 100 rappels, one of which is a free hanging rappel off of Morning Glory Arch! Climbers and canyoners will be able …

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When it comes to bikes and trails, the Rockies are rad and Moab is sick, but there is a reason Oregon is known for its pristine mountain biking. Oregon’s old-growth forest not only makes for spectacular scenery, but it also creates sleek, smooth trails that you can swoop and fly down. The entire state has …

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Breckenridge isn’t just famous for its skiing.  With 800 miles of scenic mountain biking trails within the vicinity of Breckenridge, it’s one of the best mountain biking destinations in North America. With aspen trees, beautiful mountains, flowy downhills, and rocky traverses, there’s a route for everyone in Breck.  Read on to find out the top …

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I love Europe.  I know it’s expensive and Southeast Asia is so much more trendy these days, but there’s just something about the food and architecture that draws me to it again and again.  On our first 6-month road trip through Europe, we discovered some hidden gems that were perfect climbing destinations, especially for beginner …

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You know those videos you see of people riding waves, throwing hacks, and getting tubes for like a minute straight? There are waves out there where 1 single wave will provide the same amount of time standing up as every wave you’ve ever ridden in your whole life. From New Zealand to Bali to Costa …

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California. The birthplace of modern surf culture. All the stereotypes are true. People say “dude” too many times in a conversation with a heavy California accent. Navigating the California coast for waves reveals an intriguing surf culture filled with intriguing contradictions. Amongst lineups bustling with surfers donning brands like Ripcurl, Billabong, Patagonia, and Quicksilver, the …

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It’s amazing how much wilderness Idaho has that doesn’t get used! This local secret is a perfect rock climbing adventure for your whole family.  The routes are easy, top-roped, and have some of the most incredible views in the Valley.  Plus it has amazing free camping. This local gem is still in the works, as …

Read More about Family Rock Climbing Trail Creek Road: Sun Valley, Idaho

When we first started traveling in search of sport climbing destinations, my youngest two kids were four and six years old. Old enough that they no longer required being carried in a backpack but not old enough to hike up steep hills or hike an hour straight to get to a climbing area (not that …

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Hidden across the highway from the more well-known Cascade Lakes Highway, with profound lakes, forests, and views of the Three Sisters and Broken Top mountains, is a gem that most out-of-state travelers never even give a second glance, the Peter Skene Ogden Trail. What makes this trail really fun is that there is a spot on …

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Coming from Southern California, we had pretty high standards when it came to looking for awesome waves to surf.  After traveling through 15 countries on our road trip through Europe, these were our favorite surf destinations.  Each one offers a unique experience both in the water and out.  By far, our favorite area was the …

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