Northern California   Outdoor Activities



  • 07.2.15

    Go Fourth for Adventures
    What are you doing for the 4th? Want to explore? The Weekend Sherpa Adventure Challenge is all about enjoying the outdoors (BBQ, beers, and bonfires included!). Want to do it?! Here are a few ideas:
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  • 06.25.15

    Hike to New Heights
    Some of Northern California's best summits are just waiting to be hiked! Whether you point your compass north, south, or east—here are three great peaks that'll give you a fresh perspective … and killer views!
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  • 06.18.15

    Summer Sleepovers
    With so many outdoor adventures in and around the Santa Cruz Mountains, staying overnight is all part of the fun. From mountaintop yurts to a hike-in hut and campsite, here are three great ways to enjoy sweet South Bay dreams.
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  • 06.11.15

    Bonus Sherpa: Adventures for All
    Looking for a few ideas to get you going on the 2015 Weekend Sherpa Adventure Challenge? Here are some classics!
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  • 06.8.15

    Weekend Sherpa Adventure Challenge 2015
    Hike, bike, kayak, picnic, camp … how do you adventure? It's time for the 4th annual Weekend Sherpa Adventure Challenge! Do any three adventures from Weekend Sherpa and get an all-new T-shirt specially made by our partner, The North Face. Plus get a limited-edition tote bag and be entered to win the Grand Prize: two round-trip tickets anywhere Alaska Airlines flies from California!
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  • 06.4.15

    Trail Mix
    Marin has all the ingredients for a delicious trail mix: sweet views, salty beaches, and crumbly ground. Go nuts!
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  • 05.28.15

    Viva Anderson Valley!
    Just a few hours north of San Francisco, and measuring only 15 miles in length, Anderson Valley packs in everything you'd want for a glorious weekend getaway: fabulous (affordable!) wineries, hiking in the redwoods, riverside lounging, and a hilltop gem for spending the night.
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  • 05.21.15

    Memorial Mojo
    Blockbusters, BBQs, baseball season… Sure sounds like summer! Start it off on the right foot with any of these adventures.
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