Although we applaud the efforts of Adventure Sports Center International of McHenry, Maryland for creating a man-made river with whitewater rapids for rafting, we much prefer the thrill of rafting on our Costa Rican rivers! We will say though that this seems like a good alternative for folks testing the rafting waters.
‘Tis the season for camping! Tired of oatmeal and trail mix? Try these simple recipes on your next backpacking trip that can be prepared over a campfire. OBCR approved!
In order to provide more sandy banks upon which rafting trip participants can camp overnight, as well as to benefit area wildlife, the United States Interior Department will orchestrate several floodings of the Grand Canyon. The discussion about maintaining the natural state of rivers versus generating power is one that is recognized all over the world. Here in Costa Rica a premier river for whitewater rafting, the Reventazon, is now used to generate a substantial amount of the nation’s electrical power.
Struggling with what to take and what to leave behind on your camping trips? This list will break it down for you, letting you know what is really essential when you hit the woods. We especially like the suggestion to leave your bad attitude at home–good advice!