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ERIC Number: EJ994007
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 6
ISSN: ISSN-0840-8114
Adventure Spaces: How We View Our Adventure Places
Howard, Ryan
Pathways: The Ontario Journal of Outdoor Education, v24 n3 p6-7 Spr 2012
This short discussion explores the relevance and importance of place in adventure recreation and has evolved in part from an effort to understand the overwhelming influence of places on his own adventure experiences. While there is a depth of research and writing on both place and sense of place, this article highlights some practical notions that should induce further thought and reflection on the meaning of the spaces wherein people choose to recreate. He discusses how individuals view their adventure places. He begins by deconstructing places and describes the importance of differentiating between abstract space and meaningful place.
Council of Outdoor Educators of Ontario. 1185 Eglinton Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M3C 3C6, Canada. e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Adult Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada