Finally, rig a tent-pole snare and trip wire to hurl your ultra-crusty Smart Wools directly at encroachers.
BY TIM CAHILL 1-3 Follow in the Footsteps of Greatness, Make a First Ascent, Get Lost in Your Own Backyard 4-6 Live a South Seas Fantasy, Track Big Game on Safari, Scare Yourself Witless on a Class V River 7-9 See the World from Behind Bars, Journey to the Ends of the Earth, Paddle with the Whales 10-12 Free Your Soul on a Pilgrimage, Explore Majestic Canyons, Help Save an Endangered Species 13-15 Master the Art of the F-Stop, Ski Infinite Backcountry, Take an Epic Trek 16-18 Get Culture Shocked, Go Polar, Stay Alive! His listeners wanted to lie on the beach and drink sweet rum concoctions.
Everybody has them, though they often come in clusters when we're younger.
A lot of us first aspired to far-ranging travel and exotic adventure early in our teens; these ambitions are, in fact, adolescent in nature, which I find an inspiring idea.
But what took the explorers eight days in 1805, and drove them to eat three of their horses, will take you only five: You'll bike 20 miles per day, and you'll dine on grilled salmon, chicken diablo, and chocolate fondue.
At night around the campfire, your guides will double as history professors, discussing Lewis and Clark's journey and their interactions with Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce.
This year, after the September 11 attacks, people were, initially, amazed that she was still going anywhere at all. Creative Solution: (1) Climb a cliff, spend night on portaledge (be sure to push suspected militants off the edge first), wait for Kyrgyz Army to save you. First, turn fire pit into flaming cauldron of hell by greasing surrounding uphill slope with copious amounts of Gu.