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Climb The Tallest Mountain In The World In 30 Mins

Mount Everest gets all the credit, but Hawaii’s Mauna Kea (an idle volcano that’s been around for, you know, a million years) is technically the world’s tallest mountain. Technically. While it stands 13,800ft above sea level, more than two thirds of the hill is actually submerged underwater, which brings the total height to 33,136ft.

03/28/2014

Photo Credit: Jeremiah Watt Photography

9 Professional Tips For Taking Insane Adventure Photographs

Jeremiah Watt captures people dangling off boulders and surfing down mountains, highlining between cliffs and deepwater diving into the abyss. We asked Watt for his top tips for taking amazing adventure photographs, and here’s what he had to say.

03/14/2014

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Supper On The Slopes: 8 New Ski Resort Restaurants

Ski or snowboard into one of these ski resort restaurants and fill up with lamb chops, bison burgers and beef tenderloins before carving up the rest of the mountain.

12/06/2013

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Lightning Strikes, Narrowly Missing Teen’s Boat

A teenager and several of his friends were almost struck by lighting on Lake Athens Saturday afternoon.

10/14/2013

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August’s Activity Of The Month: Swimming

How can you escape the dog days of summer? Why not join thousands of Texans who take their families swimming in a Texas State Park to beat the heat — while enjoying a fun, healthy activity in the outdoors?

08/01/2013

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July’s Activity Of The Month: Paddling

Keep cool this summer and have fun with your family! Go paddling in a state park or along a designated Texas Paddling Trail.

07/01/2013

(Photo: Shore Fishing in Chicago) credit: Chicago Park District

June’s Activity Of The Month: Fishing

Fishing in a Texas State Park or local Neighborhood Fishin’ lake stocked with fish is fun, affordable and a great way for family and friends to be together in nature.

06/01/2013

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Best Places For Off-Roading Near DFW

Where there are wheels and dirt, there is off-roading. For those who prefer to avoid trespassing, fines and canceled plans, there are many official sites around DFW where you can rip it up.

05/11/2013

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May’s Activity Of The Month: Picnicking

Whether you relax on a blanket, sit at a picnic table or cook outdoors on an open grill — food just tastes better outside!

05/01/2013

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Stars Broadcaster Expects ‘Outdoor’ Game At Cowboys Stadium

Though Cowboys Stadium wouldn’t be a true outdoor game like the one in LA given the fact that the mammoth building in Texas has a mostly covered roof, it would still be a spectacle.

04/21/2013

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Ask A Carpenter: Tips For Building A Play Area

With wonderful neighborhoods and nice weather, it’s important to have areas for kids to play safely. Treehouses or playrooms can become a fun addition to an already loving home.

04/19/2013

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April’s Activity Of The Month: Birding

April is a great time to get outdoors with your family, and birding is an activity that the whole family can enjoy — even while hiking, biking or picnicking.

04/01/2013

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