"Jackson, Mississippi: City with Soul" is the current motto for the notorious capital of the U.S. state of Mississippi, which sits atop the Jackson Volcano. Located at the southern border of the Mississippi Delta, Jackson is the capital as well as the largest city in the Mississippi state. The total area of 277 km²/106.95 mi² was inhabited by the Choctaw Nation for thousands of years before European encounter.
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Climbing Walls in Basecamp, Wanaka, Otago New Zealand
The town is surrounded by the awe-inspiring Southern Alps, with spectacular mountains such as the Crown Range, Haast Pass, Roys Peak and Pisa Range and is close to Mount Aspiring National Park (World Heritage Area). Despite the mountainous landscape, the climate is considered to be continental, with fairly warm summers and temperatures that can reach up to 25°C/77°F, and cold winters with frequent snowfalls.
For the wall climbing lovers, Basecamp is the perfect place to visit. It is the only organized climbing facility in Wanaka, offering outdoor and indoor climbing. The outdoor wall has 21 lines (grades: up to 26) and gives you the feeling that you are in a natural environment among mountains. For those who prefer less demanding climbing, try the indoor walls (suitable for children as well), including a 19 ft / 6 m high overhang.
Qualified instructors available on spot.
Relevant activites based in New Zealand
January – NEW ZEALAND
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Kaituna River.
Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.