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Summit Hikes for the New Year

Out with the old, in with the New Year: Start things off with a fresh perspective by taking a hike to any (or all) of these South Bay heights. 2018 is looking up!

Week 01.04.2018
Regions Northern CA

Monumental Achievement

Hike to Monument Peak in Milpitas

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Want to kick off the New Year with a monumental accomplishment? Hike to Monument Peak in Milpitas. This 2,594-foot monument is a lightly trafficked, enjoyable, and challenging 7.7-mile hike that rewards you with inspirational views. Starting from Sandy Wool Lake in Ed Levin…
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New Log Cabin in Yosemite!

New Log Cabin in Yosemite at the Redwoods

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Winter in Yosemite is something special. No crowds, incredible hiking and snowshoe trails, your own log cabin in the woods … Yep, you can actually stay right inside the national park. The Redwoods In Yosemite has over 115 cabin options privately set in historic Wawona and within…
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Ridgetop Resolutions

Hike to Borel Hill in Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve

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It’s a guilty pleasure to bag a peak via a short hike. That’s why you should shamelessly steal some spectacular views on a 3.5-mile loop hike in Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve. Starting on the Ridge Trail, spectacular ocean views keep you company on a gentle 0.8-mile climb to…
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Climb of Champions

Hike to the Top of Black Mountain in the South Bay

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Here’s a hike that takes you high and burns your thighs! Yep, there’s nothing like climbing a mountain to start the New Year. Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve offers 24 miles of beautiful trails, but the most challenging (and rewarding) way to experience it is by hiking up…
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    Tam Slam!

    This 8-mile (round-trip) hike is a pure classic, with redwoods, water-flows, and soaring views of the coastline. Oh yeah, and that ladder!

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    Easiest Best Hike in the World

    Choose the easiest and most view-rewarding hike in Yosemite. Okay, we’ll go first: the combination of hiking to Sentinel Dome and Taft Point. Both of these lookouts are within a couple miles of each other on Glacier Point Road

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    Nice Ring to It

    This tiny but mighty open space preserve on the Tiburon Peninsula can often exhibit a wide range of wildflowers late into the season, not to mention one of the most jaw-dropping views of the bay.

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    Bouquet of Waterfalls

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    New Rules of the Trail

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    Big Time Hike

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