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Painted Quarry | Virginia Swimming

Painted Quarry

Painted Quarry lies an hour West of Shenandoah National Park. Location found using the Big Swings App. Beautiful landscapes filled with mountain peaks, farmlands, and animal life surround the area. Lush Maple, Yellow Poplar, Ash, and Basswood hardwoods make up the expanse of hillsides and forests. Painted Quarry sits silently among the […]

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Adams Falls – Illegal Swimming

Adams Falls

Adams falls is an escape from everyday life. Her beauty can be compared to any cascade in Pennsylvania. The deep pool below below the falls births a natural, illegal swimming hole. The trail system supported by the State Park services bears signage warning visitor not to enjoy the natural atmosphere […]

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How I Enrich My Family’s Summer With Outdoor Adventure

How I Enrich My Family's Summer With Outdoor Adventure

What will I do with my day today? Work, eat, sleep… repeat. I often wonder..Will this routine that makes life “meaningful” ever change? Even adding Outdoors to the list of daily life activities can be a challenge. How can I enrich my family’s summer with outdoor adventure? On top of […]

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Eleven Elevated Instagram Galleries- Who Do You Follow ?

There are over 500 million Instagram Galleries. These are my picks for the 11 best up-and-coming cliff jumping explorers pages from around the globe. By Jonathon Kelly and BSA Editorial 1. @nicoantn | Nicolas Anton Our adventure begins in Nice, France with upcoming Instagramer and Videographer, Nicolas Anton. This dude is knocking out […]

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Cliff Jumping Friends | NH – VT – NY

An Instagram Message began it all… Adventurer and wild man Patrick Gianniccini reached out to the Big Swings team showing us his itinerary and general plans for a five day cliff jumping trip in Northeast America. Patrick had used the Big Swings App to find all the locations and was […]

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Seven Day Swimming Adventure

The crew took to the road at 4am on a Saturday morning in early June. Leaving from Philadelphia, we began the first leg of our seven-day swimming adventure. Our caravan of adventurers drove through the night until we finally met our first destination just a few hours after daybreak. We […]

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Dominican Republic Vacation| The Ultimate Extreme Adventure

Nowhere close to the average Dominican Republic Vacation! Join us on this all out extreme-jumping and adventure vacation!                                               The Big Swings Crew is headed back to visit Adventuresque […]

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Nay Aug Waterfall | Scranton Pa

Tucked away in a deep gully, Nay Aug Waterfall is the treasure of Scranton, PA. Carved from glacier movement, this gorge is a place of beauty!   Imagine arriving at the end of what seems to be an abandoned parking lot, a path appears and leads you towards a very […]

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Savage Falls | Tennessee

The crew arrived at Savage Falls, Tennessee camping area at 11am on a Friday. We unpacked the car and hiked our gear to the natural campsites that are available by reservation. We were at the top of a mountain in the Savage Gulf State Natural Area. Everyone was stoked on […]

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Big Rusty | Delaware River

The Rusty One Big Rusty stands soundly over the Delaware River between Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Living up to it’s name, the colossal railroad trestle peeks out at sixty-five feet and is as rusty as they come. This location has been a swimming and jumping destination for decades. Sadly, the […]

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