Been There, Done That: Let’s get extreme!

Usually when you take a bunch of lunatics screaming, “extreme!” every five minutes, you’ve got all the essential elements of a plot for a reality TV show. Throw said band of lunatics in a raft, paragliding harness, or repelling rig, and you’ve got the makings for a pretty awesome weekend in Austria. Did I mention I was one of those lunatics? Extreme!

Outdoor Recreation’s Extreme Weekend trip to Austria includes white water rafting, canyoning, and your choice of paragliding or sky diving. It’s an adventure a step above your average city tour when it comes to thrills and adrenaline. In some cases, it was more of a leap off a mountain then a step.

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Austria never failed to take my breath away, no matter the angle I viewed it from, and this trip certainly offered plenty of opportunities to look. Whether I was repelling down a waterfall or floating 3,000 feet in the air, Austria offers so much more than can fit into a single weekend. I came back with some bruises, amazing memories, and dozens of things I still wanted to do.

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So if you’re looking for an adventure on the wild side, why not plan your own extreme weekend trip or check out what Outdoor Rec has to offer. I might have been to Austria, but I’m certainly not ready to cross it off the done list just yet. I’ll hold off on the extreme adventuring for a while though and try out something a little more relaxing instead. Kayaking anyone?

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