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  1. Image that represents the Sherpa articleNorthern CA
    February 24th, 2021

    Mindful Hikes

    Short hikes are a delight when they've got redwoods, early wildflowers, big Bay Area views, and places to pay homage to history. Here are three to do.

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  2. Image that represents the Sherpa articleSouthern CA
    February 23rd, 2021

    Explore Black History Outdoors

    While Black History Month may be coming to a close, its spirit remains year-round and can be observed in outdoor monuments and cultural landmarks throughout Los Angeles County. Here are three to visit.

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  3. Image that represents the Sherpa articleDeath Valley
    February 17th, 2021

    Death Valley Double Dare

    As the largest national park in the Lower 48, Death Valley is wondrous, with a landscape raw and rugged and spirited and sublime—from canyons to peaks and dunes, even a massive crater, here's a plan!

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  4. Image that represents the Sherpa articleNorthern CA
    February 10th, 2021

    Romancing the Outdoors

    Romance and the great outdoors … they just kinda go together, if you know where to go! While we can’t guarantee that these five adventures will put you in the mood, we can guarantee that they will put you ... outdoors! Cupid's gotta handle the rest.

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  5. Image that represents the Sherpa articleSouthern CA
    February 9th, 2021

    Well Isn't This Romantic

    A three-day weekend that includes Valentine’s Day? Are you romance ready? Here are some last-minute ideas for turning up the love dial in the outdoors. Get sweet on ’em!

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  6. Image that represents the Sherpa articleNorthern CA
    February 3rd, 2021

    Reserve These A-list Hikes

    The South Bay has lots of A-list hiking areas, and some currently require reserving a spot or knowing best times to go. Here are three places worth planning ahead for in the coming weeks.

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  7. Image that represents the Sherpa articleSouthern CA
    February 3rd, 2021

    Dam Good Hikes!

    You just wanna go on a dam hike! Well, we have a few options for you. These three hikes include historic dams and serene scenery. Dam it all, go do them!

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  8. Image that represents the Sherpa articleNorthern CA
    January 27th, 2021

    Open Wide!

    You like a little room with your roam? These hikes and bike rides are good bets for enjoying wide-open spaces, trails less traveled, and some wiggle room if things get tight!

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  9. Image that represents the Sherpa articleSouthern CA
    January 26th, 2021

    Post Storm Outings

    After rain (and snow!) where do you go? Head for hikes with high points overlooking scenery scrubbed clean, find lush new greenery, and go to the flows ... waterfalls have been turned on!

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  10. Image that represents the Sherpa articleNorthern CA
    January 20th, 2021

    Inspiration Points!

    Refresh your outdoors list and head for three beautiful adventures with brilliant vantages and vistas to inspire. From a snowshoe hike to a sunrise surprise, get a new perspective for 2021.

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  11. Image that represents the Sherpa articleSouthern CA
    January 19th, 2021

    Secret Heights

    Hike to heights less traveled! These three summits in San Diego County are less popular yet equally spectacular. We hope we’ve piqued your interest.

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  12. Image that represents the Sherpa articleNorthern CA
    January 13th, 2021

    Wild Wild Coast

    Do you like long walks on the beach? These three spots offer beautiful bluffside hikes with incredible vantages and beach walking too. See wildlife like elephant seals and spy Mavericks surf break.

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  13. Image that represents the Sherpa articleSouthern CA
    January 13th, 2021

    Primo Peaks in the San Gabriels

    The San Gabriel Mountains are a crown jewel of SoCal's wild outdoors, providing loads of open space and ahhhmazing mountain scenery. Try these peak and high vantage hikes for a San Gabriels trifecta.

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  14. Image that represents the Sherpa articleNorthern CA
    January 6th, 2021

    New Year, New Trails

    2021, we're ready for new perspectives! From a brand new trail in the South Bay to a new pedestrian connector bridge and marsh in SF's Presidio, here are three ways to put some happy in your new year.

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  15. Image that represents the Sherpa articleSouthern CA
    January 6th, 2021

    Secret Vistas

    2021 has a few secrets up its sleeve, including three hikes with overlooks and vistas that are less traveled. Just you and a new point of view! Here’s to a year of new perspectives.

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  16. Image that represents the Sherpa articleNorthern CA
    December 30th, 2020

    Top 10 of 2020

    In a year that was filled with choppy waters, one thing was a safe harbor: the great outdoors. Local trails and parks were a welcome respite as we navigated a new reality. As we look to the future we're also going to close out 2020 by sharing our annual best outdoor adventures of the year. In no particular order, here are the Top 10 Adventures of 2020. Onward. 

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  17. Image that represents the Sherpa articleSouthern CA
    December 30th, 2020

    Top 10 of 2020

    In a year that was a rollercoaster of challenges, one thing felt a little more stabilizing: the great outdoors! We found respite and were able to re-energize in local parks and trails. Closing out 2020, we're sharing the top 10 best outdoor adventures of the year in Southern California. Onward to 2021!

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  18. Image that represents the Sherpa articleNorthern & Southern CA
    December 23rd, 2020

    Team Favorites

    Thank you to our 2020 team for bringing the great outdoors home in a most challenging year. Meet our contributing content producers and get ideas from their personal favorite California adventures.

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  19. Image that represents the Sherpa articleSouthern CA
    December 16th, 2020

    Hikes of Hope and Optimism to End 2020

    End 2020 on a more optimistic note. Hike among painted Rock Snakes with inspiring messages placed on trails, or search for hidden painted rocks filled with messages of gratitude.

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  20. Image that represents the Sherpa articleNorthern CA
    December 16th, 2020

    Comfort and Joy Outdoors

    From a hike that includes a farm filled with delightful animals, to a trail less-traveled on Mount Tam and a San Francisco classic, here are some holiday hikes for comfort and joy outside.

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