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    Doodle Town Guide

    Vertically Inclined Wilderness Guides
    You may be in a ghost town on this hike, but it will be during the day, so it shouldn't be too scary... ...hopefully! Following a knowledgeable and experienced guide, you'll make your way through an abandoned ghost town full of history and hidden stories that you'll hear about from your guide. Not only will you be able to see the unique sights of a once-bustling town, but you'll also take in some beautiful natural views. You'll also be getting in a great cardio workout that will help tone and strengthen your muscles with fresh air and lots of motion. So, take a deep breath, and remember that the scariness is all in your head....hopefully!
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    Orienteering/Land Navigation

    Gear to Go Outfitters
    In the age of GPS devices, it's easy to forget the importance of basic navigation skills. This class will give you the knowledge of how to use a map and compass, so you're ready for anything the wilderness has to offer you. You will learn such important skills as magnetic deviation, triangulating your position, and staying orientated. Get an even further understanding of these skills from learning in both a classroom and from applying them in a field setting. Never feel lost while you're in the woods again!
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    Ithaca is Gorges and Waterfall Tour

    Experience Finger Lakes
    What's up with Ithaca? Find out during this four-hour guided exploration! You begin by spending the morning on a driving tour of the city, visiting four different waterfalls, and exploring the gorges carved out by two waterways bordering the Cornell University Campus, Fall Creek and Cascadilla Creek. Highlights include a crossing of the 138-foot Cornell Suspension bridge, and a visit to Ithaca Falls in city's downtown. Following the morning portion of the tour, you'll head off to hike the Robert Treman Park, making your way through a scenic gorge that offers flagstone stairs, bridges, and more incredible waterfalls. You'll find the hike to be suitable for beginners and family friendly, appropriate for children as young as six. Throughout the day, your local guide will also offer insights into the area's human and natural history. And following the hike, you'll head to Purity Ice Cream for homemade ice cream sandwiches. It's always nice to save the best for last!
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    Fabulous Falls Above Cayuga

    Experience Finger Lakes
    Looking for a Finger Lakes experience you can really fall for? Visit some of the region's famous waterfalls during this 1.5-hour driving tour! You'll travel along Fall Creek and Cascadilla Creek, bordering the stunning campus of Cornell University, where you'll find stunning waterfalls and gorges. Along the way you'll have the opportunity to cross a pedestrian suspension bridge that sits 138 feet above the water. A highlight of your experience will be a visit to Ithaca Falls, a 135-foot waterfall located in downtown Ithaca. Your guide will offer insights and commentary as you ride, weaving tales of Ithaca's history that satiate the mind and the imagination. This tour is sure to make a splash!
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    Aerial Adventure Park

    The Adventure Park at Long Island
    Experience an evening full to the brim with friends, family, and adventure, high up amidst the trees at the amazing Adventure Park! As a child or an adult, you won't be able to help but feel a sense of wonder and excitement as you look up at a series of platforms in the trees connected by cable, wood, rope and zip lines to form bridges, each presenting you a different challenge of how to get to the next level and navigate through the forest. Relax -- you don't have to be a circus acrobat or Tarzan! You'll get to choose from ten different color-coded trails, from 'beginner' (easier and lower to the ground) to intermediate, to advanced, depending on which you feel the most comfortable and confident with. Of course, you will receive a complete safety orientation before your climb, and a double-connected"always-locked-on'climbing system will keep your climbing harness securely attached to the safety line at all times. Feel completely safe as you explore the trails which were intentionally designed for your self-discovery, making lessons unnecessary!
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    Medicinal Herbs 101

    Remedies Herb Shop
    The art and science of herbal medicine has existed for millennia. Continue a fine tradition with this introductory course! You'll learn the basics of Traditional Herbal Medicine according to the Wise Woman Tradition, and how it compares to other healing modalities and Modern Western Medicine. Get to know your green allies and learn how to prepare your own herbal medicine, including tinctures, infusions, oils, and salves. You will even get to take your medicine home with you. Come on down, and see how you can make nature work for you-- and, of course, for your health.
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    Anthony's Nose (Bronx)

    Vertically Inclined Wilderness Guides
    Got a hiking itch to scratch? Pick Anthony's Nose! On this getaway adventure, you'll enjoy a moderately strenuous climb up steep trails to reach the peak, covering 2.8 miles over scenic forest trail. When you reach the rocky ledges known as Engagement Rock, a breathtaking panoramic view will reveal itself. You'll marvel at stunning vistas of the Hudson River and Bear Mountain Bridge. As part of the scenic South Gate of the Hudson Highlands, Anthony's Nose just a short drive away from NYC, so you won't need to worry about driving far out. Fun like this is nothing to sneeze at!
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    Aerial Adventure Park

    The Adventure Park at Long Island
    Experience a day full to the brim with friends, family, and adventure, high up amidst the trees at the amazing Adventure Park! As a child or an adult, you won't be able to help but feel a sense of wonder and excitement as you look up at a series of platforms in the trees connected by cable, wood, rope and zip lines to form bridges, each presenting you a different challenge of how to get to the next level and navigate through the forest. Relax -- you don't have to be a circus acrobat or Tarzan! You'll get to choose from ten different color-coded trails, from 'beginner' (easier and lower to the ground) to intermediate, to advanced, depending on which you feel the most comfortable and confident with. Of course, you will receive a complete safety orientation before your climb, and a double-connected"always-locked-on'climbing system will keep your climbing harness securely attached to the safety line at all times. Feel completely safe as you explore the trails which were intentionally designed for your self-discovery, making lessons unnecessary!
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    Anthony's Nose (Manhattan)

    Vertically Inclined Wilderness Guides
    Got a hiking itch to scratch? Pick Anthony's Nose! On this getaway adventure, you'll enjoy a moderately strenuous climb up steep trails to reach the peak, covering 3.8 miles over scenic forest trail. When you reach the rocky ledges known as Engagement Rock, a breathtaking panoramic view will reveal itself. You'll marvel at stunning vistas of the Hudson River and Bear Mountain Bridge. As part of the scenic South Gate of the Hudson Highlands, Anthony's Nose just a short drive away from NYC, so you won't need to worry about driving far out. Fun like this is nothing to sneeze at!
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    Wilderness Survival School (NYC)

    Destination Backcountry Adventures
    Zombies, aliens, or the rise of the machines. If Hollywood has taught us anything, its that the end of civilization as we know it is nigh. But are you ready? Sharpen your outdoor skills during this survival workshop that takes place right in NYC. You'll pick up on a variety of skills, including making fire, evaluating your needs, and utilizing assets to their full advantage. This class will also introduce you to the psychology of survival, including common pitfalls and the ability to make effective decisions under pressure. The skills you learn in this workshop might serve you well on a planned camping trip, or when you least expect it. Seriously though, it's going to be the robots.
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