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By Jim Tunstall, Cynthia Tunstall

This consultant is a part of a sequence targeting outdoors actions reminiscent of climbing, cycling, mountain climbing, horseback using, downhill skiiing, parasailing, backpacking, waterskiing and scuba diving. historic and different heritage info is supplied, in addition to finished trip info.

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International Falls or Buffalo this isn't, but if you're planning on a winter visit, bring enough layered clothing (jackets, windbreakers, sweaters and sweatshirts) to beat any condition. Don't forget a poncho or raincoat, too. Those winter rains can dampen an adventure more than the summer ones. But you can leave the ski masks, heavy long johns (it's a good idea to pack a lightweight set) and ear muffs at home. Summer clothing is more of a concern due to heat and humidity. Keep it light, but also pack the kind of things that will keep the sun and ultraviolet rays off your skin.

But don't worry yourself about frostbite. Unless you stay in a Motel 6 and turn the thermostat too low, there are only a dozen or so days when it gets that chilly. Page 3 There's enough adventure here to fill your dance card for months. So call the boss, leave word that you're going to be late and dig in. But don't forget to front-end load - plan ahead, don't fly by the seat of your pants. Geography & History The Sunshine State goes from sea to shining sea in a mere matter of 70 miles or less in many places, though in some the path shows much more on the old odometer because of rural road systems.

While some counties have chosen not to make the use of them mandatory, don't take chances with your noggin. Bring one and wear it. ·Carry food, water, maps and rain gear. You may be glad you did. ·Ride on designated trails only, stay off private property and, should you choose an area where hunting is al- Page 11 lowed, don't come when it is. Generally, state and federal lands that permit hunting keep hunters and adventurers far apart, but don't take chances. Call or write in advance to be sure.

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