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Hike the Sugar Bowl Loop in Kings Canyon NP

Tulare County, California

First and foremost, to get to this trailhead you need to drive down a 2-mile, one lane dirt road that is quite steep.

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Exploring Lover's Point

Pacific Grove, California

Lovers Point is more than just a romantic place to enjoy a glorious sunset with a special someone; (it is also that).

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How to Prepare for Your First Backpacking Trip

I had always wanted to go backpacking but had never actually done anything longer than a day hike.

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Camp at Lizard Creek Campground

Moran, Wyoming

This gem of a campground was discovered in desperation after all the campsites were booked at Yellowstone. There are 60 sites with relatively clean bathrooms.

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Introducing Our Custom DIY Sprinter Van

My husband and I spent three months building out our dream adventure mobile. We turned an old plumbing work van into an epic 80 square-foot home on wheels for us and our two pups.

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Picturesque Views from Mt. Tam's East Ridge

Marin County, California

This road provides one of the most scenic views of the pacific from north of the Golden Gate.

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Zion National Park in 72 Hours

Zion, Utah

During your planning I would schedule to arrive in Zion as early as possible. If you are there before Thanksgiving you are going to be at the mercy of the shuttle system to get to the trailheads.

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The Ultimate Guide to Planning Your Havasupai Adventure

An oasis in the desert. A place for you to witness the Grand Canyon walls surrounding you while listening to the sound of rushing water outside your tent.

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A Solo Sierra Sprint


Traffic tends to wake me up at 4:30AM on the weekends. Not because of the noise or the lights, but because I have a special disdain for sitting still on an endless asphalt roadway.

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Recommendations for a Week of Adventure in Joshua Tree

There is something about the desert. I’m pretty sure it is the solitude and peace that Edward Abby writes about in his memoir, Desert Solitaire.

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Hike to Moran Point via Four Mile Trail

Mariposa County, California

Four Mile Trail is steep, but hikers efforts are more than rewarded.

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Hike Muir Beach to Tennessee Valley

Muir Beach, California

Head out from the southwest side of the Muir Beach parking lot and catch the Coastal Trail.

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Dorr Mountain Sunrise Hike

Mount Desert, Maine

Door Mountain - Ladder Trail to Schiff Path and return via South Ridge Dorr Trail to Canon Brook Trail to Kane Path.Hike starts around sea level and the elevation gain to 1270ft is rapid.

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Let's Make Conservation Sexy

The above photo is a Tibetan Lama climbing with a DSLR and 70-200mm f/2.8 lens attached at 15,000ft. He's scaling this wall to take a picture of an endangered eagle's nest.

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How to Plan Your Thru-Hike on the John Muir Trail


The John Muir Trail is 211 miles starting from Yosemite Valley and ending on the summit of Mt. Whitney traveling through the Sierra.

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If You Have Dogs and Need a Getaway, Pay a Visit to the Woodland Park Manor

We discovered the Woodland Park Manor through a website called Glamping with Pets.

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Hiking Through the Marin Headlands

San Francisco, California

The headlands offer great views of the Golden Gate Bridge. You can make the Vista Viewpoint you're starting off point to leave your car or if you're riding, just stop in and enjoy the view.

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Rock Climb at Eagle Lake Cliffs

South Lake Tahoe, California

To Access Eagle Lake Cliffs Crag, head to the West Shore of South Lake Tahoe. You’ll want to park at Emerald Bay Parking Lot and head to the trail register.

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Explore Berkeley's Hidden Waterfall in Codornices Park

Berkeley, California

Park along the street in front of Codornices Park in Berkeley. Follow the stream to the left of the playground. Take the path up the hill to the right (don't head over the bridge on the left).

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5 Magical Places to Visit in Big Sur, California

Big Sur, California

On the Central Coast of California, Highway 1 winds through a section of rocky coastline known as Big Sur.

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Camp at Camp Navarro

Philo, California

Camp Navarro is located about 2.5 hours north of San Francisco. This redwood getaway is nestled between branches of the North Fork of the Navarro River.

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Watch a Sunset at College Cove Beach

Trinidad, California

Follow the trail leading from the end of the parking lot down onto the beach.

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5 Must-Do Hiking and Running Trails in Fort Collins, Colorado


Most people think of Fort Collins as the loud beating heart of Colorado’s thriving microbrew community, and it is, but it is also a proud gateway to the Rocky Mountains: positioned right up against t.

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How to Spend the Perfect Day in Yosemite National Park

Yosemite, California

We try to make the pilgrimage down south to California once a year to drink in the beauty that is Yosemite National Park. It's a must visit! This fall, we got the itch to make the trip again.

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