Lauren Foltz

  • Rock Climb at the Quarry

    Many thanks to the Climbing Resource Advocates for Greater Sacramento (CRAGS) and the Access Fund for their hard work in re-opening this location to make it climbing-legal. Where to Park:Put in "Parking lot for the Quarry Trail, California 193, Au...

    2.6 miles 800 ft gain

  • Dog Sled in Whitehorse

    There are a few companies offering dog sledding services in the Yukon, but I went through Muktuk Adventures in Whitehorse. Fun for all ages, but a bit expensive and on par with competitors. (Prices vary, so call them)Address: Km 1442.5 Alaska Hwy,...

  • Catch the Sunset at the Avila Sea Caves

    When I attended Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, I would come out to this place to watch the sunset. It was my favorite spot to sit on a rock and take in the beautiful scenery as the sun went down. You don't really have to hike to get a nice view, you ca...

  • Boulder at D.L. Bliss State Park

    This place is bouldering heaven. Short approach to the first boulders, challenging routes for every level, good landings, and set in a beautiful area. It's like Bishop, but without the long drive.Technically you can come anytime in the season, but...

  • Boulder at the Stawamus Chief

    There's so much climbing to be done here -- sport, trad, bouldering! If you're bouldering, it is always shady and cool so bring a light jacket. Most popular season to climb here is in the summer. *If you're visiting from out of town...Need to rent...

  • Rock Climb in Camp 4

    Some of the best bouldering in Yosemite Valley is on these polished granite boulders. This is an incredibly popular spot, especially during the summer months because of the tourist season. There's a small parking lot for Camp 4, but if that fills ...

  • Bike or Run the Bob Jones Trail

    The Bob Jones Trail provides a variety of activities -- running, walking, biking, skateboarding/rollerblading, and some exploring by the creek. You can choose where you would like to start, across the street from the Central Coast Aquarium off Avi...

    5 miles

  • Rock Climb the Black Corridor

    This is a popular area for beginners and intermediate rope climbers. The corridor is sheltered from the wind, which makes it climbable year-round (but bring a light jacket!). Approach: Climbing coordinates are 36.15547, -115.43613.Driving on Sceni...

    0.4 miles

  • Bouldering at Columbia College

    Get your hands on some limestone bouldering at this spot. There's actually two locations for bouldering in this area, Columbia College and Columbia State Park (about less than a 10 min. drive from Columbia College), but I made this specific advent...

  • Rock Climb the 90ft. Wall

    Park at the Eagle Creek Canyon parking lot. If it's full, park alongside the Hwy 89, right at the entrance of the Eagle Creek Canyon parking pullout. Both parking areas fill up quickly, so if those two are full, park across the street at Emerald B...

  • Hike Vista Loop Trail

    Trailhead starts from a parking lot next to group day-use picnic sites. This trail is about 70 to 90% sun exposure and will take about 2 hours. Since it's mostly exposed, it is best done not in the summer months. Take Stern Trail or Lower Bald Mou...

    4.1 miles 600 ft gain

  • Explore Montana De Oro

    This is a great beach to relax at with the family on the weekends. It can get a little crowded, especially on a holiday, but it wasn't bad when we went. Best to go in the late spring and summer months when it's sunny and warm out.Bathrooms at the ...

  • Rock Climb at Smoke Bluffs Park

    The best time to visit is in the summer months. This place is close to the Squamish Adventure Centre and downtown Squamish. So, if you're hungry, you'll find places to eat within 5 min.Parking:Coming from the Squamish Adventure Centre, take a left...

    1.4 miles 626.6 ft gain

  • Geocache Prefumo Canyon

    From Los Osos Valley Road, turn onto Prefumo Canyon Road. It's right across the street from Laguna Middle School. Follow this road all the way, as far as your adventurous spirit wants to go. It will eventually turn into Sea Canyon Rd and put you a...