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    December 8th, 2015

    Joy to the Wine

    ‘Tis the season … and a really good reason to visit wineries growing merrier and brighter by the…

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    November 30th, 2015

    Sunset Surprise

    Whether the air is crisp and clean, or cauliflower clouds crowd the skies, winter sunsets are simply…

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    November 24th, 2015

    Good Gravy!

    Shake Your Giblets: Hike a hidden slice of open space with great views and autumn hues, at…

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    12.30.2020

    2021 Hiking Calendar!

    Ready to kick off 2021? (Like we have to ask.) Literally kick it off, with a hike! Download the 2021 POST Hiking Calendar (complimentary)—with recommended trails for every month of the year. It’s like a to-do list that you’ll actually love doing! Thank the Peninsula Open Space…

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    November 17th, 2015

    #FreshAirSaturday

    Between Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday, there’s a lot going on. Take a deep breath…

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    November 11th, 2015

    Eyes Wild Open

    Want to know where the wild things are? Some of the most interesting wildlife is found in urban…

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    November 3rd, 2015

    Shhh ... Sierra

    Where Plumas National Forest meets Tahoe National Forest, you’ll find the quiet town of Sierraville…

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    October 27th, 2015

    Spooktacular Hikes

    This Halloween weekend there’s no shortage of ways to celebrate in the great outdoors. From a guided…

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    October 20th, 2015

    ColorFall Confidential

    From green to gold to red, the colors of autumn are totally findable in the Bay Area! Here are three…

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    October 13th, 2015

    Oh My Monterey!

    Autumn on the Monterey Coast can’t be beat. From hiking in Big Sur to wine tasting in Carmel, with…

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    October 6th, 2015

    Adventures That Cut the Cheese

    Okay, seriously, who cut the cheese? Lucky for us, it’s some of the North Bay’s most fabulous small…

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    September 22nd, 2015

    Time to Coast

    The coast is clear—especially in autumn—and Mendocino County’s coast shines this time of year, with…

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    September 15th, 2015

    Interns Know Best

    This week we’re handing the car keys to our interns: Alex, Kyle, and Morgan. They got after it all…

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    September 5th, 2015

    Bountiful Hikes

    The low-slung sun, the golden leaves, the distinct scent … making the transition to fall isn’t so…

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    12.30.2020

    2021 Hiking Calendar!

    Ready to kick off 2021? (Like we have to ask.) Literally kick it off, with a hike! Download the 2021 POST Hiking Calendar (complimentary)—with recommended trails for every month of the year. It’s like a to-do list that you’ll actually love doing! Thank the Peninsula Open Space…

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    September 1st, 2015

    Long Weekend Cheat Sheet

    Mile Oh Mile: Solitude in San Francisco? It’s a Mile Rock away. This small and secluded cove tucked…

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    August 25th, 2015

    Bay-utiful

    The San Francisco Bay Trail is on a roll. With over 340 out of 500 miles complete, one day this…

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    August 18th, 2015

    Stepping Out at Stinson

    Good things happen in threes when you start your adventures from Stinson Beach. From a classic hike…

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    August 12th, 2015

    Make a Splash

    Feeling a bit hot? Here’s a news-splash: Just add water! Get a little wet for some cool fun this…

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    July 22nd, 2015

    Adventures for All

    How’s your summer going? There’s one month left for you to complete the Weekend Sherpa Adventure…

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    July 21st, 2015

    Wine Country Camping

    Camping in wine country … now that’s a pairing! Pitch your tent at any of these wine country…

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    July 17th, 2015

    Adventures Alfresco!

    Who’s hungry? Some adventures just go better when the focus is food and wine. This summer, pair your…

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    Tamtastical Hike

    This 6.8-mile loop through the woods and ridges that make up the northern foothills of Tam offer the best of both worlds: solitude and grandeur. Enjoy quiet trails, tranquil forest, and big views.

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    Hawk-Eyed Sunset

    It's one of the best sunset spots in the Bay Area. And Hawk Hill in the Marin Headlands is quieter than usual this year because of few tourists. Enjoy a sweeping panorama 923 feet above the Pacific.

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    Thank You to Our 2020 Team

    Thank you to our wonderful 2020 team for bringing the great outdoors home in a most challenging year. Meet our contributors and get ideas from their personal favorite CA adventures this year.

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    2021 Hiking Calendar!

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    Trebek Open Space

    While most hikers head over to adjacent Runyon Canyon, instead do the 2-mile hike at Trebek Open Space and pay your respects to the legendary Jeopardy host and philanthropist, Alex Trebek.

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    Rock the Hope at Lake Elsinore

    Hike the 4-mile Levee Trail on the shores of Southern California's largest natural freshwater lake, Lake Elsinore, and get a splash of positive energy thanks to the Rock Snake started earlier this year.

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    Weekend Sherpa Podcast: Take it Outside

    Amid a new year that's already had challenges, Brad and Holly discuss the realities of what's happening in the country. And (!) some of the best new hiking trails locally in the Bay Area and SoCal.

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    A Very Reno Winter

    You’ve never had a winter vacation like Reno Tahoe! The Biggest Little City in the World is also one of the best winter basecamps. The Truckee River flows right through its lively Riverwalk District.

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