Camp on Orcas Island

When your ferry ports at Orca, make your way to Obstruction State Park on the east side of the island. The trail head breaks off in two directions. The fastest way to the campground is the 0.

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Camp in Golden Ears Provincial Park

Backcountry permits are required to camp on Panorama Ridge ($5) and can be paid online. The trailhead is located at the West Canyon Parking lot.

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Summit Golden Ears

Day 1 Starting from the Golden Ears parking lot, your journey begins up a relatively small incline passing two bridges and entering the forest.

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Hike the East-West Canyon Loop

Park your car in the Gold Creek Parking lot ( at the end of the dirt road), and look for a yellow gate at the far end of the parking lot. This will be the East Canyon trail.

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Hike Evans Peak in Golden Ears Provincial Park

Start on the West Canyon Trail and then take a left up the View Point Trail. Along the View Point trail you’ll cross a creek.

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Hike to Alder Flats in Golden Ears Provincial Park

If you're looking for a challenge and hope to get into the mountains this is a great adventure to set out on.

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Climb Mt. Rainier via Disappointment Cleaver

Mt. Rainier is a technical climb on all routes and is covered with glaciers all four seasons.

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Camp at Francis Beach Campground

If you love to log as much water time as possible, this little gem is the campsite for you.

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Catch a Sunset at Natural Bridges State Beach

Natural Bridges State Beach is a wonderful place to photograph located in Santa Cruz off of West Cliff Drive.

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Backpack The Lost Coast: Mattole to Black Sands Beach

This is an absolutely stunning 25 mile thru-hike on the northern part of California's coast. To accomplish this hike, you'll either need to bring 2 cars or use a shuttle service.

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Camp at Black Sands Beach on the Lost Coast

Black Sands Beach, and all of the Lost Coast, is almost indescribable in its ruggedness and beauty.

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Snowshoe to the Tilly Jane A-Frame

Built in the 1930's, the Tilly Jane A-Frame sits on the North side of Mount Hood at around 6,000ft.

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Hike the Damnation Creek Trail

Located right on Highway 101, the Damnation Creek Trail is one of the best trails in Redwood National and State Parks.

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Camp at Cape Blanco State Park

Perched atop the cliffs of Cape Blanco, this is a small state park that features big views of the beautiful southern Oregon coastline.

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Camp at Gold Bluff Beach

Located at Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, the access road to this beach is a dirt road through the redwoods. Once you arrive to the beach area there is a park booth.

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Backpack Redwood National and State Parks

Day 1: Check with the Rangers station before heading up for best camping opportunities. Assuming you've checked with the rangers for approval...

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Explore the Beaches of Bandon

Bandon, Oregon, located on the Southern Oregon coast, is about 90 miles north of the California border and about five hours south of Portland.

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Surf Smuggler Cove

The beach in Oswald West State Park is one of the more secluded beaches on the Oregon coast. Most tourists tend to stay by Canon Beach and Seaside, Oregon, so this little gem gets much less traffic.

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Climb Mt. Shasta via Clear Creek Route

The least technical route to the summit of Mt Shasta begins at the Clear Creek Trailhead (elevation 6390 ft).

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Run to Lower Wildcat Lake

Friday after work I headed out to Snow Lake Trail and found my perfect camping spot.

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Snowshoe to Snow Lake

Summer is a great time to visit Snow Lake, but you will miss out on the true beauty of the area and the reason for its namesake.

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4 Day Backpacking Trip in the Enchantments

The Alpine Lakes Wilderness named “The Enchantments” draws explorers from all over the world.

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Tuna Fish Off of Tofino

Warm water tuna are among the fastest swimming game fish in the North Pacific Ocean.

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Hiking to Lassen Peak (10,462ft.)

One of my personal favorites and a hidden gem of California that keeps circling my mind is the Lassen Peak Trail. Don't let the trail map (2.

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