Rock climbing is gaining in popularity these days, with some rock climbers making national news here in the States. If you’ve ever thought about giving it a try, the Rocky Mountains are the place to go. There are quite a few groups willing to take you for a climb, and here are some of the best.
Aspen Adventures is located only 15 minutes outside of Aspen and offers guided tours to one of the best climbing spots in the Rockies, Independence Pass. The granite cliffs here cater to every skill level so you won’t have to worry about not being able to finish a route. The guides are all AMGA-trained so you’ll be in safe hands.
Rocky Mountain Ventures is a guide group in northern Colorado offering trips for all experience levels. They have eight-plus-hour day trips, partial trips and shorter two-hour adventures depending on your availability. They also provide all of the gear for you and the trips are more affordable the more people you get to tag along.
Colorado Mountain School is a professional mountain guide service with locations in Boulder and Estes Park. We recommend the Boulder location if you can get there since they take you to climb the Flatirons, which is one of the coolest spots in the country. They have more classes than most guides ranging from beginner safety lessons to full-on climbing expeditions.
Pricing varies by outfit so be sure to check their websites or call ahead for details.
Santa Monica, California, has such an incredible array of restaurants and bars, it can be difficult to choose one. Rustic Canyon on Wilshire Boulevard makes it easy to decide; the restaurant manages to clearly set itself apart from the rest.
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Many travelers are exchanging their regular home lives for a more exciting life abroad. However, no matter where in the world you visit, money is needed to live a comfortable life. Gaining work experience abroad can diversity a resume and open opportunities worldwide. For travelers who wish to live a more nomadic lifestyle, getting a short-term job in a country is also a great option. This will ensure travelers have enough money to get by and give them experience. Before leaving for a country or while in a foreign land, travelers can use the internet to find jobs or local resources.
One of the best ways to experience and learn more about a culture is by looking for and picking through the local markets. Depending on the destination, markets can be found in the out-of-the-way nooks and crannies of larger cities or can function as attractions on their own merit.
We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.