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The danger, the excitement, the sheer rebellion of it all. In this issue, FOCUS examines the outdoor adventure sports revolution that is booming in Boise and across the nation. As the Treasure Valley becomes more urbanized, it may become more important to find ways to escape. Our fast-paced, technology-driven lifestyles also may push us to seek recreation that is highly stimulating. And some pursuits may appear less intimidating as they become more popular; encouraging even more of us to give them a try. On the cover; rock climber Tracy Goff scales a cliff overlooking the Boise River near Diversion Dam. Cover photo by Glenn Oakley.
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Boise State University