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    June 27th, 2019

    Stargazing Campgrounds

    Falling stars, full moons, and a bevy of celestial events this year … summer camping is full on…

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    June 20th, 2019

    Like Summer Camp—Only Better!

    Does the start of summer conjure memories of camp? Indulge a bit of nostalgia adult-style, with…

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    June 13th, 2019

    Take Dad Outdoors!

    What’s your Father’s day plan? How about a peak hike and some beers? Or teaming up to snag a first…

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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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    June 6th, 2019

    Hurray for Long Days!

    Cure for the common cubicle? Get outdoors! Whether you get out on one of these hikes this weekend or…

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    May 30th, 2019

    Get 'Er Done in Huntington

    Huntington Beach may be better known as Surf City USA, but the outdoors fun here happens in more…

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    May 23rd, 2019

    Summer Starter Plan

    This long weekend marks the unofficial start of summer, but spring bling still sparkles thanks to…

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    May 16th, 2019

    Spring Rush!

    Ready for your outdoors rush? Whether you like getting your thrills ziplining Yosemite-style or…

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    May 9th, 2019

    Momma Said Get You Out!

    We Weekend Sherpas love and respect our moms, which is why we let them choose our adventures for…

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    May 2nd, 2019

    Hydrated Hikes

    Warming weather after a wet winter: what a great combo! Streams are flowing, lakes are filled…

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    April 25th, 2019

    Yosemite Waterfalls Galore!

    The waterfalls are raging, the wildflowers are popping, and the snow-capped granite scenery is epic…

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    April 18th, 2019

    Technicolor Hikes

    Spring for an Easter hike this weekend: From waterfalls to wildflowers and an adventure on Catalina…

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    April 11th, 2019

    Flower Power

    Wildflower superblooms have gotten super publicity—and super mobbed. But there are ways to enjoy our…

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    April 4th, 2019

    Parade of Cascades

    We’ve had a lot of rain, and now it’s time to cash in! Old streams have new life, and waterfalls…

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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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    March 28th, 2019

    Waterside Hikes for Spring

    Thirsty for some outdoors? We’ve got some water for that! From strolling the shoreline of an…

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    March 21st, 2019

    Joshua Tree Art Hikes

    Joshua Tree National Park is itself a work of natural art, so it’s no surprise that this gorgeous…

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    March 14th, 2019

    Ancient Wanders

    Hiking is a fantastic way to walk in the footsteps of Native Americans who thrived in Southern…

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    March 7th, 2019

    Wild & Weird Salton Sea

    The strange, weirdly beautiful Salton Sea is the largest lake in California (sorry, Tahoe) and among…

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    February 28th, 2019

    Hot Soaks

    Don’t let the winter chill be a buzzkill. Sink into some warmth and soak yourself silly at hot…

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    February 21st, 2019

    Hidden Valley

    Vast ranchos, adobe mansions, a thriving mission—the San Fernando Valley that was, still is. You…

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    February 14th, 2019

    Who Loves Ya!

    Happy Valentine’s Day! Whoever you love, gather them up and get outside once the rain subsides…

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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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