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Banff Lightning

CANADA | Thu, 9 Jul 2015 | By carlsbad_sven | Views [337]

One of the benefits to playing a role in my friend’s wedding party was that I had the privilege of experiencing heli-hiking, aka the lazy man’s way to summit a mountain. Heli-hiking involves boarding a Huey helicopter– think Apocalypse ... Read more >

Tags: banff, helicopter, hiking, lightning

Middle Age in Middle Earth.

NEW ZEALAND | Thu, 5 Feb 2015 | By wtarmstrong | Views [607] | Comments [1]

I consider myself a youngish 44. I’m not saying I look any younger than I am. Possibly the opposite. But in spirit….I feel younger, or at least act younger than many people my age. I like hanging out with younger people. I’ll get ... Read more >

Tags: aspiring, canyoning, glacier, helicopter, milford sound, new zealand

Franz and Fox

NEW ZEALAND | Tue, 16 Jul 2013 | By hannahhackett | Views [501]

The day we left Queenstown actually started as a lovely day, we drove up past Lake Wanaka and through the Haast Pass and Mount Aspiring National Park.  The scenery was just stunning, so many beautiful lakes and mountains everywhere you looked! ... Read more >

Tags: glacier, hail, helicopter, hiking, power cut

Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

CANADA | Sun, 23 Jun 2013 | By benjamin_louwerse | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Throughout history, mankind has always felt a need for visual references to past events. While the human imagination serves this purpose to a point, it is still hard to beat an actual image representation of what happened. From the ancient drawings found ... Read more >
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Tags: alberta, canada, control, heli-logging, helicopter, infestation, northern alberta, pine beetle, travel photography scholarship 2013, wilderness

Life Flight

CHILE | Mon, 8 Mar 2010 | By true-claims-stories | Views [2005]

While on a hiking expedition trip in Patagonia I suffered overexposure to the elements. The windburn and an extremely high fever became life threatening and I had to be rescued by a helicopter, abandon the trek and be taken to the hospital for treatment.... Read more >

Tags: elements, fever, helicopter, patagonia

Video - "TOP GUN"

AUSTRALIA | Thu, 11 Feb 2010 | By vantastic_sa | Views [892] | Video

Roadtrip Australia: Van-Tastic Adventures South Australia On their roadtrip through South Australia with Van-Tastic Adventures, Victoria and Trent take a helicopter ride along the coast and go for an amazing tiger moth flight....after Trent washes ... Read more >

Tags: australia, backpacking, campervan, flight, funny, helicopter, itinerary, road trip, tiger moth, travel

Heli-hiking, horse riding and a country fair - Franz Josef and Wanaka

NEW ZEALAND | Thu, 12 Mar 2009 | By eoghancito | Views [1504] | Comments [1]

We spent the night in another DOC site at the end of Lake Mahinapua, near Franz Josef, home of its namesake glacier. It was really difficult to find in the evening. I had booked a Heli-hike up the glacier for the following morning and Claire ... Read more >

Tags: camping, fair, glacier, helicopter, horse, hostel

USA - Big Island, Hawaii

UNITED STATES OUTLYING ISLANDS | Tue, 6 Jan 2009 | By pshah13 | Views [975]

Arrived at Kona, Big Island, Hawaii and hired a car as you can't get anywhere without one. Local transport is non existent. Stayed at Mango Sunset B&B - well that is another story!!!!. Hawaiian Monk Seal: On the first day, went driving around ... Read more >

Tags: helicopter, hump back whales, mantas, monk seal, volcano


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