NRA calls Ripcord ‘lifeline to outdoor adventurers’

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‘Perfect for traveling deep into remote lands’   Outdoorsmen know the risk of a medical emergency in a remote location. Here’s the NRA’s recommendation on keeping safe.  Jason Brown writes on the NRA blog:   “You’re trekking through a craggy ravine, deep in the rocky expanses of a dried-up riverbed. Scrambling from boulder to boulder, […]

Arrested in India for his satellite phone, American asks Redpoint for help

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Are sat phones legal in your travel destination? A 31-year-old California man traveling in India for a friend’s wedding was arrested at Trivandrum International Airport in Kerala after authorities found an illegal satellite phone in his bag. He was taken to a local police station for interrogation, and then detained at multiple locations until he […]

Make friends for a lifetime on adventure tours for women

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‘Something extraordinary happens when women travel together.’ Canyon Calling Adventures for Women got its start in a jeep in Sedona, Arizona in 1996, where the company’s founder guided tours over the red rocks. Occasionally, the group was all women. Strangers to each other just two hours previously, the women bonded easily and often had lunch […]