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    March 3rd, 2016

    Sepulveda's Secrets

    Thousands of motorists catch a glimpse of LA’s Sepulveda Dam while madly weaving through the…

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    February 25th, 2016

    Welcome to the New Weekend Sherpa

    Mugu Magic Set on the coast between Oxnard and Malibu, Point Mugu State Park is dressed to impress…

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    February 18th, 2016

    Best of Big Bear's Winter Hikes

    A classic adventureland nestled in the San Bernardino Mountains, Big Bear is the definition of a…

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    09.09.2020

    Hidden Stairways of SF: Urban Hike

    This fabulous guided hike sold out fast, but new dates have been added! Get outdoors and explore the hidden stairways of San Francisco with Greg McQuaid (aka Irish Greg from KFOG). Small and socially distanced, this two-hour urban hike takes you to some of SF’s classic, hidden…

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    February 15th, 2016

    Spring Classics

    Wash away winter’s cobwebs hiking through wildflowers, overnighting in a yurt, or climbing high in…

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    February 11th, 2016

    Kiss the Frog

    This Valentine’s Day weekend, go ahead and kiss the Frog. Frogtown, that is! Running alongside the…

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    February 3rd, 2016

    SLO Jam

    Ahhh, winter on the Central Coast. Fewer crowds, amazing outdoors, and some wine to top it all off…

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    January 26th, 2016

    Winter Cruise

    Grab your bike and get out there for a body-warming spin in winter’s cooler temps. These three…

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    January 19th, 2016

    Winter Sands

    Some winter wonderlands are filled with sand. Here are three great ways to celebrate winter with…

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    January 12th, 2016

    Winter Wonder Hikes

    Summit and Sip: Secluded at 1,500 feet in the Santa Monica Mountains, Tuna Canyon Park is quiet even…

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    January 4th, 2016

    Big Wild Hikes

    Happy New Year! Get started on an adventurous 2016 with any (or all!) of these three epic hikes…

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    December 28th, 2015

    Top Adventures of 2015

    1) Peak Season in a State Park Hike 5 miles (round-trip) to a mountain peak in the desert without…

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    December 21st, 2015

    Merry in the Moment

    It’s something dogs do really well. Live in the moment. Not worried about stuff in the past or…

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    December 15th, 2015

    Merry Outdoors

    Ho-ho-ho, it’s go-go-go for these super fun adventures that keep the outdoors merry and bright…

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    09.09.2020

    Hidden Stairways of SF: Urban Hike

    This fabulous guided hike sold out fast, but new dates have been added! Get outdoors and explore the hidden stairways of San Francisco with Greg McQuaid (aka Irish Greg from KFOG). Small and socially distanced, this two-hour urban hike takes you to some of SF’s classic, hidden…

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    December 8th, 2015

    Brews and Views

    Looking for a great way to enjoy some holiday cheer? Go on a hike with gorgeous views and follow it…

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    November 30th, 2015

    Tree Me

    Tree’s company this holiday season. Whether you’re solo, coupled up, or want to get outside, here…

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    November 24th, 2015

    Shake Your Giblets

    #Felfie: Put your animal instincts to a positive cause by visiting Farm Sanctuary in Acton. Located…

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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 10th, 2015

    Desert Dreamy

    This time of year Joshua Tree National Park’s vast desert landscape looks even more golden with…

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    November 3rd, 2015

    Cool Hikes for Autumn

    Harvest Happening: Make a day of it by visiting the Oak Glen Preserve, a sprawling nature reserve in…

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    October 27th, 2015

    Haunted Hikes

    It’s Halloween weekend, so get after it on any of these three hikes that’ll take you from searching…

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    Duck, Duck, Goose!

    Try to get a first-come, first-served campsite at one of the Lakes Basin’s lakeside campgrounds. We love Goose Lake Campground, where there are just 14 sites and no motorized boats.

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    Shealor Stunner

    Robust mountains, striking slabs of granite, and deep green pine reflections make Shealor Lake near Kirkwood resort a jewel of the El Dorado National Forest. Reach this alpine oasis on a 1.3-mile hike.

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    National Parks Road Trip: Circle of Discovery!

    Love national parks? Love road trips? Combine the two on one fabulous Circle of Discovery route in Northern California and Southern Oregon! This itinerary features 7 national parks with wondrous features.

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    Peak-a-View!

    Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the entire country and the seventh deepest in the world. For one of the very best perspectives of this shining blue beauty, hike up to Garfield Peak.

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    Hidden Stairways of SF: Urban Hike

    This guided hike sold out fast, but new dates have been added! Get outdoors and explore the hidden stairways and gardens of San Francisco anew. Small group and socially distanced.

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    Lookout for This View!

    Sierra Buttes Lookout, at a lofty 8,591 feet, is a memory maker for its pucker-worthy stairway to the tower’s balcony. It's a 5-mile (round-trip) hike to reach it. And the reward? Epic!

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    Ah, Good Point

    Ready for a rewarding view? Head to to one of the Peninsula’s favorite promontories: Mori Point. Climb your way up the Bootlegger’s Steps to the Mori Point headland for awesome vantages of the San Mateo Coast.

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    Sleeper Hit

    It's all about the water, and the camping, at Utica Reservoir in Stanislaus National Forest, a High Sierra reservoir perfect for kayak explorations and pitching your tent lakeside..

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