• BEACH’S MOTORCYCLE ADVENTURES introduces “safari tours” of California’s deserts, departing on ATK bikes from L.A. overland to rendezvous with a mobile camp nightly. Seven-day jaunts wind up in either Mammoth Lakes or Las Vegas. (716) 773-4960,

  • Strapped into a harness, riders with ZIPTREK ECOTOURS glide along cables strung above British Columbia’s Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains, zipping treehouse to treehouse on three-hour treetop tours. (604) 935-0001, www.ziptrek.com
  • BUTTERFIELD & ROBINSON’s new 2003 wilderness trips take you hiking on the Patagonia ice fields or rafting in the Costa Rican rainforest but ensure you rest in well-deserved comfort. (800) 678-1147, www.butterfield.com