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Choosing a Whitewater Outfitter

7 Rafting Tips for Choosing Your Whitewater Rafting Outfitter Are you looking for an exciting adventure that's sure to impress everyone in your group? Whether you're looking for something fun to do with your family, co-workers, or scouting group, white water rafting is exactly the sort of thing you need to shake up your get-together. Check out...

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Hit the River! 8 Reason You Next Family Trip Should be Whitewater Rafting

Hit the River! 8 Reasons Your Next Family Trip Should Be Whitewater Rafting Trying to figure out your family's next great adventure? Here's why whitewater rafting is a great trip idea that everyone in your family will enjoy. Sometimes it's hard to find something everyone in the family will enjoy, especially when you are on vacation. Grandma may enjoy museums...

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Waterfalls in Polk County Tennessee

Explore Beautiful Waterfalls Near Quest Expeditions There are several waterfalls near Quest Expeditions located in the Cherokee National Forest. Several with easy to moderate access and some more remote involving a longer hike. Just minutes from Highway 64 near Lake Ocoee is Benton Falls.This is a beautiful waterfall with a pool at the bottom. The hike to...

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A Unique Adventure – River Snorkeling

Out and About - Snorkeling Near Quest Expeditions When you plan that rafting trip with Quest Expeditions check out some other adventures nearby. The following suggestions are excellent adventures and range in cost from free to inexpensive. Did you know there is excellent snorkeling near Quest Expeditions? Yes, on the Conasauga River, only minutes from our outpost on Highway...

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Some River History in Polk County Tennessee

Here in Polk County Tennessee the River rushes down gulches in the Appalachian Mountains, where millenniums of water flow have cut canyons through the solid granite. The grand Appalachians had more than granite to offer settlers, however; the large veins of copper found in these mountains are as big part of the area's history as the...

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5 Top Things to Do in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Located along the Tennessee River and nestled among the mountains, Chattanooga is a top tourist destination in the southeastern corner of Tennessee. The state's fourth largest city, Chattanooga offers plenty for visitors to do, see, and enjoy, from a world-class aquarium to wild outdoor adventures. To get a great vacation started, every visitor should put these...

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White Water Kayaking Terminology

Like all sports, whitewater rafting and kayaking has a language of its own, and it can take a while to pick up all the terms. While there are many terms to learn, this basic glossary of terminology will get beginning paddlers started. Equipment Terminology Get to know some of the equipment white water kayakers use. Back band: Located behind...

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Understanding Whitewater Rafting River Classifications

Rivers, or sections of rivers, are classified into six different levels of difficulty to help whitewater rafters choose the right rapids for their skill level. From smooth, easy waters to the most dangerous rapids in the world, the classification levels cover all types of water. How Classifications Work The six classes, from Easy to Extreme, can be described...

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Whitewater Kayaking 101

Whitewater kayaking is a thrilling activity that also comes with an element of danger – and that’s part of the thrill. If you approach it right and make sure you’re ready to ride the rapids on your kayak, it can be both safe and fun. Getting started with whitewater kayaking means making sure you have the...