California

Opportunity to Help Trail Angels Who Lost Everything in Paradise Fire

Opportunity to Help Trail Angels Who Lost Everything in Paradise Fire

Pay it forward. Be kind. A little help can brighten someone's day. Long-distance trails like the Pacific Crest Trail and Appalachian Trail and the tradition of trail magic on them...

Dec 18, 2018 : Laura Johnston
What I Appreciate, What I Don’t Miss

What I Appreciate, What I Don’t Miss

I recently stayed in town (Truckee, CA) for a few days as I was lucky enough to have grown up near the area and have a place to stay. I...

Jul 19, 2018 : Taylor Sienkiewicz
A 70-Mile Section Hike on the Bay Area Ridge Trail: Long Distance Hiking in San Francisco’s Backyard

A 70-Mile Section Hike on the Bay Area Ridge Trail: Long Distance Hiking in San Francisco’s Backyard

Training to hike the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) last year, I walked up and around Twin Peaks in San Francisco. Blue trail signs dotted my route. I was immediately intrigued...

Apr 3, 2018 : Danielle OFarrell
Excited to Leave, Sad to Go

Excited to Leave, Sad to Go

In just a month, Nick and I will be leaving Mammoth Lakes to travel back to Virginia before starting the Continental Divide Trail in New Mexico on April 30.  This...

Mar 15, 2018 : Brian Cornell
Week Two: A Horse with No Name

Week Two: A Horse with No Name

  Week 2: Julian to Idyllwild The Anza-Borrega region is bleeding into the Mojave area now, and we are turning into desert animals.  Our days have turned to dusty walks along...

Apr 23, 2016 : Maggie Wallace
Get Lost on the The Lost Coast Trail

Get Lost on the The Lost Coast Trail

The United States is one massive country.  If you travel between the four corners of this enormous stretch of land you'll experience every type of biome you can imagine (almost). Even...

Jun 18, 2014 : Kenny Howell