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Adventure tourism.

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This volume provides an introduction and review of adventure tourism from both theoretical and practical perspectives. It includes technical analyses of over 100 real-life retail adventure tourism products from around the globe, in a wide variety of outdoor activity sectors, including: river journeys; whitewater kayaking; whitewater rafting; seakayaking; sailing; expedition cruises; diving; surfin...

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Chapter 16 (Page no: 286)

Hiking and bushwalking.

This chapter describes the structure of the hiking-and-bushwalking adventure sector and presents case studies from Ecuador, Nepal, Australia, Kenya, New Zealand and the USA. For each of the six case studies, the place, operator, activity, equipment, accommodation, statistics, access, community, experience, environment, safety and marketing are described.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 11) Adventure recreation research. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 20) Case study approach. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 32) River journeys. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 65) Whitewater kayaking. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 86) Whitewater rafting. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 111) Seakayaking. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 143) Sailing. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 153) Expedition cruises. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 166) Diving. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 193) Surfing. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 213) Heliski and snowboard. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 235) Cross-country skiing. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 245) Ice climbing. Author(s): Johnson, J. Godwin, I.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 260) Mountaineering. Author(s): Hales, R.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 305) Horse riding. Author(s): Ollenburg, C.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 324) Mountain biking. Author(s): Schaefers, J.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 332) Off-road safaris. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 351) Wildlife. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 380) Aerial adventures. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 396) Other sectors and issues. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 411) Adventure destinations. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 24 (Page no: 429) World adventure capital. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 443) Cross-case analyses. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 26 (Page no: 455) Product patterns. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 27 (Page no: 474) Conclusions. Author(s): Buckley, R.