Northern California   Outdoor Activities



  • 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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  • 08.14.14

    Here's to Robin
    As you probably know by now, this week we lost one of the Bay Area’s best friends, Robin Williams. His love for Northern California and ability to put a smile on people’s faces is something that inspires us. We put together a few local adventures in his honor.
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  • 08.7.14

    Grand Prize
    In National Lampoon’s Vacation Clark Griswold stands at the famed South Rim of the Grand Canyon and barely gives it a glance. Don’t be Clark! Here are three amazing vista hikes taking you to lesser-known parts of the park. Start planning ahead and go Grand!
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  • 07.31.14

    Wait for it...
    So you’re a bit of a procrastinator? Good thing the great outdoors has nothing against that! There are only a few weeks left in the 2014 Weekend Sherpa Adventure Challenge, and we want to see all of your beautiful faces getting in on the action! Here are a few ideas to get you out there.
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