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Hike to the Summit of Mt. Whitney

Inyo County, California

Mt. Whitney is the highest peak in the contiguous United States. It stands over 14,500ft high at its peak and it sure feels like it when you are up there.

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Hike to Maunawili Falls

Kailua, Hawaii

The trail, is roughly 3.2 miles and is a great option if you're in the Kailua area. You'll hike in a covered forest along the riverbank, which leads to an amazing waterfall and swimming hole.

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Rock Climb at the Quarry

Auburn, California

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.

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Scale the Cliffs at Ruth Lake

Oakley, Utah

Getting There From Evanston, take the Mirror Lake Highway 150 about 42 miles to the Ruth Lake trailhead and follow the easy hike up from the highway; just look for the signs directing you to Ruth La.

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Camp at Horsethief Campground

Moab, Utah

Just 25 minutes from the town of Moab and even less from the Island in the Sky district of Canyonlands National Park and Dead Horse Point State Park (the lookout photo above is from this point), this.

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Mountain Bike the Intrepid Trail System in Dead Horse Point SP

Moab, Utah

If you're visiting Moab for some mountain biking, this is a great place to start. There's nothing too technical and plenty of route options and points to bail out if you're getting tired.

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Mountain Bike the Shafer Trail in Moab

Moab, Utah

The best way to ride the Shafer Trail is to bring a support vehicle (one with 4WD and decently high clearance). If you're into a sufferfest, by all means climb your way out of there.

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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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Hike the Ypsilon Lake Trail

Estes Park, Colorado

To get to the trailhead, enter Rocky Mountain National Park on the 36.

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Explore the International Rose Test Garden

Portland, Oregon

The International Rose Garden located in Washington Park near downtown Portland is a must stop on your visit to the Rose City. The City of Roses, as Portland as known, won't let you down.

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Explore the Portland Japanese Garden

Portland, Oregon

While the Portland Japanese Garden is a popular place for tourists, it's also a favorite for Portland residents as it's located right in Washington Park close to trails and across from the Rose Garde.

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Camp at Joshua Tree's Jumbo Rocks

Riverside County, California

Set your tent up next to a wall of tall boulders. This campground can offer a little shade, which is key especially during the warmer months.

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Kiteboard in the Columbia River Gorge

Hood River, Oregon

Kiteboarding is one of the fastest growing sports in the world and for good reason. Imagine racing over the water with 30 mph winds, jumping from waves and grinding on a rail with your board.

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Bouldering at Ring Mountain

Belvedere Tiburon, California

Itching to climb outdoors near San Francisco?  With only a quick drive from the city, Ring Mountain is a beautiful nature preserve overlooking the city of San Francisco offering two main rock for.

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Ice Climb in Hyalite Canyon

Livingston, Montana

Hyalite Canyon in Bozeman, MT is one of North America's premier places to ice climb. From easy ice climbs to difficult mixed routes, Hyalite has something for everyone.

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Camp at Camp 4, Yosemite NP

Mariposa County, California

Camp 4 is located in Yosemite Valley near Yosemite Valley Lodge. It's a popular spot for climbers as there is bouldering within the site. It's also located close to the Upper Yosemite Falls trail.

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Climb and Camp at Shuteye Ridge

Bass Lake, California

The Journey to your final destination can get a little tricky once you get on the dirt roads.

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Frisco to Vail through Hike

Frisco, Colorado

Starting at the Meadow Creek Trail head just off the turn off to Frisco this hike connects the stunning Eccles Pass and Gore Creek trails.

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Northern Mendocino Camping and Surf Adventure

Westport, California

I know it can be difficult to find access and opportunities to camp for free on the beach. Look no further, Blues Beach is off the beaten path and offers year round surf and free camping.

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Hike or Run Little Mountain in Emigration Canyon

Salt Lake City, Utah

Just off of Highway 80, head up Emigration Canyon Road to the trailhead. There is a large parking area on the opposite side of the road from the trailhead.

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Hike Half Dome via the Mist Trail

Mist Trail, California

Be sure to arrive early early in the morning to beat the crowds or if you want to break up the hike, first-come, first served campsites are available at Little Yosemite Valley Campground - make sure .

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Hike up Twin Peaks

San Francisco, California

There are a ton of ways to get here (and obviously that can affect the total distance) but this is starting from Crestline and make sure you don't take any of the less-traveled trials.

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Backpack to Susie Lake, Desolation Wilderness

Tahoma, California

Starting at the Glen Alpine trailhead (best access to Susie Lake): To get to the trailhead, head toward Fallen Leaf Lake in South Lake Tahoe.

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Camp Goose Island Campground

Moab, Utah

Many of the campground in Arches National Park are extremely hard to book and almost impossible to get walk-in spots during the peak season in this area.

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