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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
What Does it Mean to be an Ethical Hiker?

What Does it Mean to be an Ethical Hiker?

The AT is crowded. We've heard about it, seen the jammed campsites, and witnessed the effects. There are ways to mitigate the negativity though, and they start with you. We asked...

May 10, 2016 : The Editors
5 Easy Tips to See More Wildlife On Your Thru Hike

5 Easy Tips to See More Wildlife On Your Thru Hike

You want to see wildlife on your hike, right? Here are 5 ways to increase your odds of a memorable wildlife encounter.

Oct 29, 2015 : Carla Robertson
Wildlife: We’re in Their World Too

Wildlife: We’re in Their World Too

Hiking, above all else, allows me to be in a natural setting. “Listen to the quiet” is a phrase I use often. It is amazing how many hikers don’t take...

Jun 4, 2015 : Bill Powell