A recreational activity need not necessarily mean sitting in a cottage sipping on some beer or coffee and not to forget a book in hand. This can indeed be exhilarating for some; however, for the truly adventurous, there has to be some ‘outdoorsy’ activity to heighten the adventure quotient. One can opt for adventure recreation in wilderness or outdoors. Other than being refreshing, the adventure activities teach outdoor survival, as in most cases the living conditions can be harsh. Depending on one’s health, liking and age, one can choose between the different land, air and water adventure activities. The amount of time, you are ready to spend on the activity will also help in deciding the right activity for you. Alternately, you can decide to go on an adventure filled vacation. There are a number of places, which offer a range of recreational activities with a ting of adventure.
The adventure activities can also be a part of extreme sports and are often known as adventure sports. Speed, height, danger, physical exertion are some of the adjectives, which flash as soon as one talks about these activities. One of the characteristic of adventure activities is that the athlete often has to compete against nature and not as much against other participants. The forces of nature against whom the athlete finds himself competing include wind, water, mountains and snow. Since these factors cannot be controlled, it is not always possible to complete the sport activity, that one has planned for.
In this write-up find information about different adventure filled recreational activities. The activities are divided into three types, namely land, water and air adventure activities.