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" ...here is a wonderful collection of 94 outdoor adventures you can enjoy using public transportation. "
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Horsetails
Some would say the first plant: ever! A gigantic earlier relative of the common horsetail thrived in the Carboniferous era and eventually became our present day coal deposits. Containing silica, horsetails make a natural "sandpaper." On the west coast horsetails and salmon slime were used to polish masks, canoes, bone tools and soapstone pipes. In spite of the rough texture of the stalk, the young plant heads can be eaten as asparagus.
Illustration by Manami Kimura
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River Rafting
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Whitewater Rafting. Add a splash of the rough and tumble to your summer by joining one of these commercial rafting excursions. Both paddle rafting and motorized options are included and all are accessible using existing public transportation infrastructure.
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1 River Rafting Brian Grover 3487
2 Rafting in Whistler Brian Grover 3271
3 Chilliwack River Paddle Rafting Brian Grover 4407
4 Thompson & Fraser River Rafting Brian Grover 4158
 

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