Don't miss the deadline for popular trail and National Park permits in 2018! This blog post has the details on lottery dates, reservation processes, fees & other planning tips. Popular Trails & National Parks: Permit Deadlines and Reservation Processes for 2018

Popular Trails & National Parks: Permit Deadlines and Reservation Processes for 2018

Backpacking

Don't miss the deadline for popular trail and National Park permits in 2018! This blog post has the details...
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The best section hikes on the John Muir Trail that require less than a week to complete. Our detailed guide helps you plan permits, transportation and more! Best Section Hikes on the John Muir Trail

Best Section Hikes on the John Muir Trail

John Muir Trail

The best section hikes on the John Muir Trail that require less than a week to complete. Our detailed...
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Joshua Tree Backpacking: The California Hiking & Riding Trail

Joshua Tree Backpacking: The California Hiking & Riding Trail

Backpacking

Joshua Tree isn't just for climbers! Learn about the 35 mile California hiking and riding trail - an awesome...
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The Ultimate 3-day Death Valley National Park Itinerary

The Ultimate 3-day Death Valley National Park Itinerary

California

Sand dunes, craters, slot canyons & wildflowers. Experience the best attractions in Death Valley with this 3-day Death Valley...
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John Muir Trail Transportation Guide & Planning Tips

John Muir Trail Transportation Guide & Planning Tips

John Muir Trail

Learn about cheapest and most efficient John Muir Trail transportation options, including the best airports and buses to use...
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Outdoor Activities in San Francisco: Top 5 Ways to get Outside in the Bay Area

Outdoor Activities in San Francisco: Top 5 Ways to get Outside in the Bay Area

California

While you'll be busy hanging out in record shops, cafes, and hip bars on your trip to San Francisco,...
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Trail Guide: Backpacking the Trans-Catalina Trail in California

Trail Guide: Backpacking the Trans-Catalina Trail in California

Backpacking

Just because the weather is starting to turn in the mountains doesn't mean you have to put all of...
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Huntington Beach Travel Tips

Huntington Beach Travel Tips

California

Surfing, SUPing, cruising down the strand, chowing down on fresh California cuisine...sometimes we all need a little beach vacay....
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Top Five Things to do on California’s Santa Cruz Island

Top Five Things to do on California’s Santa Cruz Island

California

In June, I went out to Santa Cruz Island, the largest in the Channel Islands archipelago, to experience the...
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John Muir Trail Video Highlights

John Muir Trail Video Highlights

Backpacking

This John Muir Trail video features my favorite campsites, spots, and moments from my 22 days on the trail...
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Beginner Stand-up Paddle Boarding Tips

Beginner Stand-up Paddle Boarding Tips

Water Sports

Stand up paddle boarding may just be my new favorite outdoor activity. Not only do you get a healthy...
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The 10 Best Campsites on the John Muir Trail

The 10 Best Campsites on the John Muir Trail

Backpacking

A thru-hike on the John Muir Trail means 20+ nights of epic camping. Here are the 10 best campsites...
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