Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on May 23, 1976 · Page 122
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May 23, 1976

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 122

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Brant Avenue, Clark, N.J. 07006. Canyonlands Environmental Education Center -- This nonprofit organization in Moab, Utah, conducts two-day sessions that cost $10 and Tun from June 16 through Oct. 23. Participants, aged 9 and up, take desert walks that are not "strenuous" and examine "everything from horned toads to quicksand." At night there is stargazing. The center's address is Box 177, Moab, Utah 84532. Outdoof Adventure River Specialists -- San Francisco-based, it runs float and rapids-running trips of two to five days on rivers in Oregon, California, Utah, Arizona, and Idaho. The trips take place from May through October and range in price from $65 to $265. Experience in running rapids is unnecessary. The -organization's address is P. 0. Box 67, Angels Camp, Calif. 95222. ·Canoe Arctic -- From J u n e through mid-September, Canoe Arctic flies its clients out of Yellowknife in Canada's Northeast Territories for canoe trips in one of the true wilderness sections of the North American continent. Previous canoeing experience is not necessary. Guiding and outfitting rates start at $48 a person a day for a party of four. The address is Canoe Arctic, 8 John Beck Crescent, Brampton, Ontario, Canada L6W2T2. On Nearby Rivers -- South Branch Canoe Cruises of Lebanon, N.J. (201-782-9700) offers trips on the Delaware, Susquehanna, and Upper-Lehigh rivers as well as courses "in the reading and riding of rivers." ibay trips cost $15 and weekend trips cost $45 and-up, including all gear A series of three Saturday beginner courses costs $50. . Kittatinny' Canoes in Dingrnan's Ferry, Pa., an hoiir-and-a-half Canadian Olympiad About 75 nations will compete in the 1976 Olympiad for the Physically Disabled, Aug: 3-11. They will be held at 260 : acre Centennial Park, Borough of Etobicoke, Metropolitan Toronto, a week following the Montreal Olympic Games. This year, the games-will be expanded to include, blind and amputee as well as wheelchair athletes - 1,100 wheelchair, 300 blind, 300 amputees. All athletes are classified by degree of disability and compete in their own classification. -, There.are.separate divisions for the three..groups, and for male and female competitors.' Events vary by type of disability, and the list includes swimming, track and field, fencing, basketball, volleyball, weight-lifting, table tennis, lawn boiling, archery, and rifle sho6ting;y ; - . . These annual international games originated, at Stoke Mandeville, England' in 1952. Now they move every fourth year to the country hosting tfie Olympics. Since 1960, they have been held in Rome, Tokyo, Tel Aviv, and Heidelberg. The games were initiated by Sir Ludwig Guttmann, who established the, world-famous Spinal Injuries Center at Stoke Mandeville Hospital during the Second World War. . One of his revolutionary ideas was that sport could help the handicapped put themselves back in the mainstream'of life -- could re-establish sett-respect and self-discipline, and could help them make the most'of their remaining physical , capabilities:';, ·/.·· '\~'_'· ';' ; drive from New York City, has 500 canoes for rent at $ 11 to $13 a day. It operates along a 135-mile stretch of the Delaware River, with four camps 17 miles apart. Canoeists can .paddle downriver to any of the camps and be picked up by car and returned to the parking lot at Dingman's Ferry. There is quiet water for beginners and rougher stretches for experts. Adirondack Mountain Club -With 9,000 members and 25 chapters in New York State (five in the New York City area), the club maintains two wilderness lodges near Lake Placid at the base of all the leading trails into the High Peak region. Lectures are conducted by ranger-naturalists d u r i n g July and August every Wednesday and Saturday evening at dusk in the outdoor amphitheater. Outings for members who pay $15 a year, are run by the various chapters. For details, write Mrs. Doris Herwig, C-0 Adirondack Mountain Club, 172 Ridge Street, Glens Falls, N.Y. 12811. Vermont Bicycle Touring -- This organization in Bristol, Vt., offers 82 Bicycle tours for adults and families. They cover the entire Green Mountain State and range from weekend outings to 24-day expeditions. There are trips for beginners, intermediate, and advanced riders. John S. Freidin, the group's director, says the pace is leisurely, with three to five hours of cycling a day and nights spent in country inns. Prices range from $66 for a weekend to $155 for a five-day outing and include lodging and meals. The season begins on May 21 and runs through Oct. 31. For details write Vermont Bicycle Touring, R. D. 2, B r i s t o l , Vt. 05443 (802-388-4263). Appalachian Mountain Club -This organization, with 23,000 members and 10 chapters fronr Maine to Washington, D.C., runs several wilderness outings in the summer and conducts 11 weekend nature workshops at Pinkham Notch in Gorham, N.H., from May to September (registration fee, $5). For details, write to the club at 5 Joy Street, Boston, Mass. 02106. MAISONS-SUR-MER THE MOST TALKED ABOUT BUILDING IN THE HISTORY OF THE GRAND STRAND. ii'..:. I « Maisons is what you've been. working all your life for. It has everything, including an enormous amount of privacy. W . MYRTLE BEACH ttThe floor plans are fabulous--we can see the ocean from every room.The architect must have been a genius.W DURHAM WThe best planned, most elegant ·project north of Ft. Lauderdale-we know because we did a lot of looking. W . TROY Wit's unreal! It's just unreal! It's the : place you'd dream of living.W MYRTLE BEACH 've been looking in Myrtle Beach for 20 years, but we never expected to find anything like this.W DURHAM t We were going to buy a beach house.Then we saw Maisons and that wasthat.W LEXINGTON WFrom every room, you can see the tennis courts, the pool, the ocean and the most incredible sunrises you can imagine.W TOROMTO (CBy the end of the summer, I think you'll see a stampede to buy out the last of the units. J) MYRTLE BEACH If we might slip a word in edgewise, let us simply state that the rave reviews are no accident. Never before has the Grand Strand been host to such a spectacular concept as Maisons-sur-Mer. Rising 25 stories above a sweeping 836-foot stretch of the Atlantic, Majsons encompasses both a dramatic architectural achievement and what has already become the most unusual new lifestyle between Cape Cod and Key Vfest. Amenities include everything you'd expect--plus a few things you wouldn't. Like a magnificently equipped health club, private tennis- courts, an Olympic-size swimming pool, his and her card rooms, party Each Hoot of Maisons has been designed to accommodate just 11 homes. Some of the unusual features incorporated into each umt are spacious, asymmetrical design, sunny breakfast rooms and multiple balconies. rooms, a study and a snug little library. So if all of this is beginning to sound like your kind of lifestyle, write us at Maisons-sur-Mer, Star Route 2, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577, and we'll send you more information. Or just call 803/449-7497." But also listen carefully to this: At the present rate of sales, Maisons will be completely sold out around the turn of the year. Which means it might be well worth your time to plan a special visit to our sales office located just off U.S. 17 adjacent to the Dunes Club and the Arcadian Shores Racquet and Golf Club. Because seeing, as well as hearing, is believing. ^^^·" T ^ ^ wvfer* ^p-^MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. '·'-'·GHARLESTfiN. W.VA, 29m

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