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  • Cliff Jumping Paradise

    If you choose to go cliff jumping, be safe and know your limits ahead of time. Don't feel like the big jump is your only option, there are lower jumps, especially across from the beach (only about 15ft. high). Angora Lake in Lake Tahoe is a easy 1...

  • Hiking Torrey Pines

    The beach trail brings you from the parking lot across the lodge from the bluff down to the beach. You can choose to visit the Red Butte, the Razor Point, and the Yucca Point trails along the way. Of the other trails, this trail seems to provide a...

    5.5 miles 300 ft gain

  • Backpack the Skyline-to-the-Sea Trail

    Want to experience one of the bay area's most memorable backpacking trips? We've got the details to get you out on the trail.To start the trek, drop your car at the Castle Rock State Park Parking Lot, which is located ~2.5 miles south of the junct...

    30.8 miles

  • Hike to Switzer Falls

    Just off the Angeles Crest highway, you’ll find one of LA’s best waterfalls. There is a parking lot just next to the trailhead. If you go on the weekend and run into a crowd, there’s parking near the highway, adding a little distance to your trek....

    5 miles

  • Bodysurf at Pounders

    Pounders is located just south of La'ie Beach Park. Pounders can get big during winter months, with waves bouncing and barreling off of the cliff to the south. Mostly though, the waves are much more mellow and fun for just about anyone. If you con...

  • Surfing at Black's Beach via the Main Gate

    With arguably some of San Diego’s best waves, Black’s Beach can be found in the vicinity of the University of California San Diego campus, at the southern end of Torrey Pines State Beach and north of La Jolla Shores. Stately eight-figure mansions ...

    1 miles 650 ft gain

  • Hike to Black's Beach via the Ho Chi Minh Trail

    Finding the actual trail is 80% of the adventure. Once you turn down La Jolla Farms Road you will follow it for about 3/4 of a mile and there won't be anything too apparent that you are there, except a few cars parked along the street. Make sure t...

    1 miles 400 ft gain

  • Beach Day at Buccaneer Beach

    If you're looking for a beach to bring your family, Buccaneer Beach is the place to go. It has a little bit of everything plus a huge parking lot, so it's really never full (unless you go midday on the 4th of July or something). There is a grassy ...

  • Camp at San Mateo Campground

    San Onofre State Beach, best known for its famous surf breaks, additionally offers two well equipped campgrounds.San Onofre Bluffs has fire pits and picnic tables, as well as outdoor showers, chemical toilets, and an RV dump station. Swimming and ...

  • Hike Stonewall Peak

    This hike is one of the most popular in the Cuyamaca Rancho State Park. When you reach Stonewall Peak's summit, enjoy the view of the surrounding park and nearby Lake Cuyamaca. The hike up the east side is a popular and relatively easy trail. Alth...

    5.5 miles 800 ft gain

  • Hike from Turtle Bay to Kawela Bay

    Once you get to the Turtle Bay resort, you just follow the signs to Kawela Bay/ the Stables. From there the signs are super easy to follow, with options ranging from 0.5mi to 3.0mi. and you can do this as a simple out-and-back or as a longer loop ...

    3 miles 0 ft gain

  • Hiking to the 3-Sisters Falls

    Although this hike is not very long (in terms of distance) it will be a workout nonetheless...as possibly one of the harder hikes in all of San Diego. Start out earlier in the day for a less strenuous trip and be prepared to drink a LOT of water. ...

  • Hike to Lake Cahuilla

    From Hwy. 111 take Washington (South) 3 miles to Avenue 52 (Turn Right). Take Avenue 52 a 1/2 mile to Avenida Bermudas (Turn Left). Follow Avenida Bermudas for 2 miles (becomes Calle Tecate). Cove Trailhead & Parking Lot located on the left ac...

    5.41 miles 183 ft gain

  • Hike from Camogli to San Fruttoso

    You can either start in Camogli, hike to San Fruttoso and take a ferry back (like we did). Do this as an out-and-back hike. Or take the ferry to San Fruttoso and hike in the reverse to Camogli. Here is a link to the schedule, but always double che...

    5.8 miles 520 ft gain

  • Beach Day at Las Flores

    Getting to the coast from San Salvador airport (this part of the coast) takes about 2hrs. and should probably be booked in advance, since once you exit the airport you are bombarded with options. If you like haggling and speak Spanish, you may get...

  • Hike the Garnet Peak-Champagne Pass Loop

    Hiking the Garnet Peak to Champagne Pass Loop can be done as a day hike or an overnight backpacking trip. You will hike on the PCT (Pacific Crest Trail), climb to the top of Garnet Peak and relish in the views of the Anza Borrego Desert. There are...

    10.5 miles 900 ft gain

  • Relax at Three Tables

    Even though the North Shore of Oahu is known for big waves in the Winter, in the Summer months (northern hemisphere) there can be a ton of great beaches to relax at and spend the day. Three tables is one of those places that can be sometimes overl...

  • Beach Bonfire at Drake's Beach, Pt. Reyes

    Named after the famed explorer, Sir Francis Drake, Drakes Beach is part of the scenic Point Reyes National Seashore. If you're looking to spend a day and an evening at the beach, grab some snacks and some firewood and head out to Drakes Beach. Ke...

  • Hike the Colina Ridge Trail

    First, you'll be parking in the parking lot for the dog park. It's free parking and there are roughly 40 spaces, so there is plenty of parking. I've never seen more than 20 cars here at any one time. Once parked you'll find the trail head/ start o...

    2.1 miles 200 ft gain

  • Surf Salt Creek

    There are two HUGE parking lots off of PCH, so parking isn't an issue (unless it's on a weekend in the summer, then it does get full). This is a paid lot with a few pay stations located around the parking lot, and they take cash and credit/ debit ...

  • Hike Cuyamaca Peak

    This peak is one of the tallest in the county. Reaching the summit of the peak takes you to an elevation of 6500'. Although this peak isn't as challenging as others nearby, it's located in the center of San Diego, which offers up amazing views, wh...

    5.5 miles 1700 ft gain

  • Run Grandview Beach

    You can start at either Grandview Beach and head south along the beach to the San Elijo lagoon, or you can start there and head north...either way you'll be amazed. The run is a relatively flat, normal beach run with a few exceptions being the ree...

    3 miles

  • Camping at Live Oak Grove

    Located within an hour's drive of Orange County and much of the Inland Empire, with dozens of trails winding through and above the beautiful and serene Bell Canyon. One could camp an entire week here and never hike the same trail twice. Take the h...

  • Explore the Harding Falls Trail

    The lot provides free parking, with plenty of spaces available throughout the day.  The first few miles feature a descent into the canyon on a defined trail out in the open. The way back up is a decent incline in the sun!   Be prepared, because ev...

    6.4 miles 1141 ft gain