Outdoor Recreation in the Air

[caption id="attachment_26" align="alignright" width="259"] A glider soaring on rising air[/caption] Many people who love to partake in outdoor activities do so for the adrenalin rush. There is no greater way to achieve this than to partake in the activities associated with being in the air. Ballooning can be the gentlest of past times. Participants are merely held in the air in a basket supported by a balloon overhead. Hot air is generated from a burner beneath the balloon which produces hot air rising into the balloon. This hot air keeps the balloon above ground and then when in the air the winds will dictate the direction of the journey. The balloon is raised by producing hot air and then taking away the hot air will result in the craft making its way to the ground. The skill of the pilot...

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Outdoor Recreation and Mountain Sports

Mountain sports and activities can give the participators a real sense of wonderment as just being a part of such spectacular scenery can. At the same time the feeling is made more special that the area can be at least described as a little dangerous, so there is a certain thrill on visiting mountain areas. Despite the obvious dangers of the steep topography, unstable underneath foot conditions and the variable climate, the mountain areas provide numerous activities that visitors can participate in. [caption id="attachment_21" align="alignright" width="284"] Hilary and Torgay together after scaling Mount Everest[/caption] The most obvious sport is mountaineering. As well as rock climbing, the mountaineer also has to trek. There is a long history of mountaineering as People have attempted to conquer the world’s highest peaks. This has produce mountaineers who have become household names as various mountains...

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