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Morning Glory

Add some buzz-factor to your mornings on any of these three sunrise hikes with cafés and good coffee close by.

Week 01.23.2015
Regions Southern CA

Ocean Sunrise

Sunrise at Point Dume Malibu

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We all know the sun rises in the east, so West Coasters are deprived of ocean sunrises, right? Not exactly. This time of year, from Point Dume Nature Preserve’s vantage in Malibu, the sun comes up smack dab over the Pacific. Get up before the sun does and go watch the sky and…
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Be Mine, Yosemite

Yosemite 2015 Valentines Weekend

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Sweetie. Honey. Baby. Looking to spice up your pet names this Valentine’s Day weekend? Look to Yosemite for inspiration. El Capitan, Giant Redwood, Half Dome (maybe not). Celebrate the season of love in Yosemite and Mariposa County. Starry Eyed: Actions speak louder than words…
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Top of the Morning

Tuna Canyon Park Sunrise

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Secluded at 1,500 feet in the Santa Monica Mountains, Tuna Canyon Park in Malibu is quiet even on a gorgeous Saturday afternon, its stunning ocean views shared by few hikers. But visit at sunrise and the park feels truly wild: Rustling trees, singing birds, and scampering animals…
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Yes, A.M.

Echo Park Urban Hike

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It’s easy to find good artisan coffee in Echo Park, but it’s also a great place to work up a sweat and take in glorious morning views before grabbing that morning pick-me-up. This 3.5-mile (round-trip) urban loop starts with a heart-pumping climb up 230 steps at Baxter Stairway…
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    Bouquet of Waterfalls

    Like a good love letter, some of the best hiking trails are short and sweet. Cue the hike to Bouquet Falls in Santa Clarita Valley’s Bouquet Canyon.

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    New Rules of the Trail

    As some parks around California begin to re-open, we came up with tips for being responsible on your outdoor adventures. Let’s do our part so we can all keep enjoying the parks.

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    Big Time Hike

    This is the largest grove of giant sequoias in Yosemite. We recommend this grand tour hike at 7.5 miles which includes a spectacular overlook.

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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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