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    June 2nd, 2015

    Ace Ventura

    Ace your next trip to Ventura County with some off-the-beaten-path adventures on land and sea.

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    May 26th, 2015

    Upside Down Hikes

    Hiking up and up isn’t the only way to get to the good stuff. Flip the order and get a different…

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    May 11th, 2015

    Make It Memorial

    Kick Butte Hike: Get a taste of the Mojave Desert without leaving Los Angeles County! Saddleback…

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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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    May 11th, 2015

    Spring for These Hikes

    Famous for its sandy beaches and sunny days, San Diego County also has a more mountainous side. From…

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    May 5th, 2015

    Camp & Hike Combos

    You’ve heard of farm to table, but what about tent to trail? Set up camp and hike the San Bernardino…

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    April 28th, 2015

    Tour de SoCal

    The Amgen Tour of California is set to roll across the Golden State this May. Preview tour-worthy…

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    April 21st, 2015

    Ojai There!

    Get off the grid for a bird’s-eye Ojai! Ojai Valley is spring-loaded with ways to relax and ways to…

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    April 7th, 2015

    Geek Outdoors

    Grab a visor and strap on a fanny pack! It’s time to explore your local outdoors the way a tourist…

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    March 24th, 2015

    Joshua Tree on a Whim

    A desert escape to Joshua Tree National Park is just what the “doctor” ordered … a landscape of…

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    March 17th, 2015

    A Little Buzz

    Who doesn’t love a good buzz? No, not that kind of buzz. The buzz you get when you stop to refuel at…

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    March 3rd, 2015

    Swing Up to the Coast

    There’s a reason people like hiking to high places in San Luis Obispo. This Central Coast…

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    March 3rd, 2015

    Swing Down to the Coast

    There’s a reason people like hiking to high places in San Luis Obispo. This Central Coast…

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    February 24th, 2015

    Bike to Beer

    Los Angeles and “beer scene” haven’t always gone together, but that’s changing. Upstart breweries…

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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 17th, 2015

    Oscars for the Outdoors

    The Academy Awards are this Sunday, but before you sit down to toast cinematic excellence on the big…

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    February 9th, 2015

    Romance Ready!

    Afternoon Delight Captivating coastline, charming cottages, clear waters, and quaint wooden…

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    February 4th, 2015

    Trails Less Traveled

    With so many popular places to hike in Los Angeles, where do you go to escape the crowds? How about…

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    January 23rd, 2015

    Morning Glory

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

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    January 19th, 2015

    Urban Stairway Hikes

    This New Year, ups and downs are guaranteed … and that’s a great thing if you’re doing any of these…

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    January 13th, 2015

    Time for Tahoe

    It’s home to the largest alpine lake in North America, some of the world’s best ski resorts, and off…

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    January 13th, 2015

    Tahoe Time

    It’s home to the largest alpine lake in North America, some of the world’s best ski resorts, and off…

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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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    Simply Amazing Road Trip

    Don’t overthink it, just go! Southern Oregon’s Klamath Basin is a hidden gem just north of the California border. This adventurous region makes savoring summer and fall easy with abundant outdoor recreation.

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    High Five!

    Hit the High Sierra for a day hike or get a permit to spend the night at one of the Cottonwood Lakes, five sublime oases set in the John Muir Wilderness.

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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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