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Best Adrenaline Rush

The grit, resilience, and high-wire act it takes to survive in the Chippewa Valley isn't lost on any of us. Sure – the day-to-day is challenging enough – how do Volume One readers find that extra brain jolt to make them feel alive? By far the biggest thrill comes from hitting all the green lights on Clairemont Avenue. We counted – there are forty-seven lights between Hwy 53 and the river. And hitting them all will save you about 90 seconds of travel time! Want a rush without being surrounded by all that pesky car metal? Then hit up Sky Dive Lake Wissota (6482 County Hwy K, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729). They will throw you out of the doors of a plane with a big bag tied to your back- the bag helps slow down the wind! Want to feel the blood of the Northwoods course through your veins? Then grab an axe and head to Ironside Axe Club (2930 London Rd, Eau Claire, WI 54701), where the only thing bigger than the big burly muscles are the memories you're making. –Cullen Ryan