Northern California   Outdoor Activities



  • 09.25.14

    Sip on This
    It's graduation season, for wine! Vines have been working very hard throughout the year, and now's their time to shine as they enter the real world. Here are three wine regions most likely to graduate with honors for their good taste and proximity to outdoor adventures.
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  • 09.18.14

    Bonus Sherpa: Fall of Life
    We're in the middle of a terrific Indian summer, so get out and relish autumn while you can! Here are some classic adventures that are totally fall-filling.
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  • 09.18.14

    Cheap Sleeps
    Outdoor economics 101: Spend the night in splendor without spending too much at any of these three places offering cheap sleeps close to trailheads.
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  • 09.12.14

    Nice to Meet You
    You hear from us every week – now it’s your time to talk. We want to know more about our Weekend Sherpa friends.
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  • 09.11.14

    Keep It Cool
    September brings the best time to enjoy one of California’s most precious resources: our rivers and ocean. Here are a few ways to get out and appreciate our water. H2-go!
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  • 09.4.14

    Bikes and Bites
    Bike rides just pair better with an après bite to eat … and maybe a few brews! Get rolling on any of these three pedal-to-palate pleasers.
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  • 08.28.14

    The Short and Long of It
    Short on plans this long weekend? Let the 2014 Weekend Sherpa Adventure Challenge provide a little inspiration. In no particular order, here are a few of the most popular adventures participants have made happen this summer!
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  • 08.21.14

    Summer Down
    As summer enters the homestretch, Saratoga makes a nice place to appreciate the season’s scenery by horseback riding, tasting at a winery, or hiking to a summit at nearby Big Basin State Park.
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