RockClimbing.com - Website equipped with information about climbing routes, buying gear, meeting new partners, talking with other climbers, learning more about how to climb, to look at photos, and more.


The Explorers Club - World Center for Exploration with expedition news, programs, research grants, travel programs and more


America Outdoors - Outdoor and adventure organization with tour planner, tips, and links to other sites.

Camell - An expedition in Australia by camelback to help promote environmental awareness at the local level.

Ecochallenge - "Survivor"?? So faux! Instead, check out ecopreneur Mark Burnett's original, authentic and still compelling Eco-Challenge.


Mountain Travel - Sobek - Tours all over the world, including safaris in Kenya.

Nature Encounters, Ltd. - Luxury ecology adventure travel specializing in custom-designed luxury adventures worldwide.

Nature Expeditions International - Luxury adventure travel geared for the over 40 set including African safaris, adventure cruising in cold country.

Safari.net - Build your own Africa adventure or use the Safari Finder to find a Safari vacation just for you. Access Safari.net's handy safari tips and get expert advice. Safari.net is the official partner for the South Africa National Parks.

Tour Companies

Accessible Journeys - This company designs accessible holidays and escorting groups on accessible vacations exclusively for slow walkers, wheelchair travelers, their families and their friends. The personally escorted tours reflect a particular fondness for continued learning, naturalism, and cultural intrigue.

Monterosa Treks & Expedition - Nepal tour operator with treks in to the Himalayas including Mt. Everest. How high can you go?

Nomadic Expeditions - Journeys to Mongolia, one of the last frontiers for international travelers.

Outdoor Adventures - Visit Alaskan.com's site for outdoor adventure vacations. Birds, eagles and bears to camping, canoeing, hiking, bicycle touring.



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