Travel Post 2: Top Adventure Spots for Adrenaline Junkies
Looking to get your heart racing with a few gravity-defying feats that aren't meant for the faint of heart?
Men who love adrenaline aren't looking for your simple everyday vacation spot. The need more. Much more!
Here are a few adventure spots around the world that adrenaline junkies are drawn to:
Heli-Skiing in Alaska
Somewhere up north, where the earth and horizon's edge come together, some of the most mammoth mountains known to mankind are covered with powder. They're so grand, in fact, that you have to board a helicopter to hit the apex and begin your decent. If you're up for 3,500- to 5,000-foot vertical drops, Haines, Alaska is calling your name. This rough and rugged landscape isn't for the faint of heart, so you need to know what you're doing before you strap on your board or skis.
Climbing Mount Everest in Nepal
There's one summit on Earth that will test your fortitude and physical toughness more than any other. If you're up for months or years of preparation so you can show Mother Nature who you really are, Mount Everest is waiting for you. This mysterious Nepal mountain attracts wilderness athletes from all over the world, but rest assured, if you haven't put work into your preparations, the mountain will show no mercy.
Canyon Excursions in France
For a country most known for its vineyards, adrenaline enthusiasts may be surprised to find that heart-stopping canyoning is a major attraction in France. Take to the air by canyon-jumping over Bourne Gorge as you free yourself from the stresses and constraints of everyday living. Go deeper by exploring the canyons of Gorges Verdon where rushing water and terrifying crevasses will meet you at every turn.
White-Water Rafting in Arizona
From the top, the Grand Canyon is remarkably peaceful. Within its depths, violent, rushing water awaits those who are brave enough to take on its waves. There's only so much you can do when the waves hit you, so strap on your equipment, hold your breath, and get ready to feel your heart beat through your chest as this Natural Wonder becomes the antithesis of peace and harmony.
Planning your next excursion to a new level of adventure? We'd love to hear which landscape you'll be taking your manscaped self to when you pack up your bags! Share your plans in the comments!