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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Tips for Backpacking the Trans-Catalina Trail in California

Tips for 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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The Final Night on the John Muir Trail

The Final Night on the John Muir Trail

Backpacking

 The Final Night on the John Muir Trail I recently wrote a post for the Mountain Hardwear blog as...
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8-Step John Muir Trail Planning Guide

8-Step John Muir Trail Planning Guide

Backpacking

Planning a long-distance hike on the John Muir Trail or elsewhere can be a daunting task. In this...
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