A Secret Hike & Picnic With A View at Tank Hill

Looking for a cool, under-the-radar spot that’s perfect for picnics, chilling out, and chasing the sunset? Look no further than Tank Hill.

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Climb Cone Peak in Big Sur (Sea to Sky Route)

While you can make a day-hike out of it by driving up the gorgeous Sur-Nacimiento Road from Highway 1 to the Coast Ridge Road and take a 2 mile trail to the summit with 1300' of elevation gain (4 mil.

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Catch a Sunset at Grand View Park ("Turtle Hill")

A recipe for happiness in the "cool grey city of love.

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Catch a Sunrise at Hawk Hill

If you're leaving from SF, head over the bridge and exit onto Alexander Ave. Make the immediate left under the overpass and you'll be on the road to Hawk Hill.

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Explore WWII Ruins on Point Bonita

All throughout the Marin Headlands are WWII-era bunkers, batteries and ruins, including a complex on the hillside above the Point Bonita Lighthouse that provide amazing views of San Francisco, the Go.

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Hike to Dripping Cave in the Aliso & Wood Canyons Wilderness

Dripping Cave sits tucked away in a corner of Wood Canyon, part of the Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park, and the trail to the cave, while short, requires *at least* a 2.

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Backpack to Pt. Reyes' Coast Campground

This campground is the closest you can get to staying overnight on Pt. Reyes coastline if you're backpacking in.

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Run Slacker Hill

Although the Headlands can be crowded, particularly at the parking-lot chaos of the Vista Point and pull-offs along Conzelman Road, the three routes leading to the summit of Slacker Hill remain relat.

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Hike the Sky Trail in Point Reyes

Sky Trail in Point Reyes National Seashore is a dramatic, mostly single-track trail that runs along the main spine of the Inverness Ridge and across highest mountains in Point Reyes, looming above th.

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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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Hike or Run Mt. Tam via Temelpa Trail

The Mt.

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Surf Under The Golden Gate at Fort Point

This has to one of the coolest spots to surf in the world. The break itself is a left point that requires a healthy swell to wrap into the bay, and only gets good on occasion.

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Mountain Bike Car Wreck Trail through Aliso Canyon

There are numerous ways to incorporate the Car Wreck trail into a larger loop through the Laguna Coast Wilderness and Aliso Canyon Park, but a common route is to begin at Alta Laguna Park at "Top of .

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Hike the Water Tank Trail

There a numerous trails in the Laguna Coast Wilderness that proceed up and along the ridges and down into the canyons (or the reverse), and most are excellent for hiking, trail running, and mountain .

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Photograph Trojan Point on Mount Tamalpais

The endlessly scenic Trojan Point can be reached by taking the Panoramic Highway to Pantoll road from Stinson Beach to the west, or Mill Valley / Highway 1 to the east.

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Climb Greyrock Mountain

The main trail begins at the Cache La Poudre river on the Poudre Canyon Highway about 30 minutes from Fort Collins. After about .75 miles the trail splits.

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Climb Aliso Peak via the Valido Trail

The Valido Trail trailhead can be found just off West street off the Pacific Coast Highway, just south of Aliso Beach. Park on West Street past the trailhead. The trail proceeds approximate .

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Hike through Upper Waterholes Canyon

Waterholes Canyon is a gorgeous slot canyon located just south of Page, Arizona that empties into Glen Canyon.

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Hike to Bear Creek Falls in Telluride

The trail begins at the south end of Pine Street in Telluride, and proceeds 2.5 miles up the Bear Creek Canyon trail with an elevation gain of about 1,000'.

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Hike King's Peak

King's Peak is the tallest peak in the King Range, the home of the famous and spectacular "Lost Coast".

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Swim at Edwards Crossing on the South Yuba River

There are endless swimming holes on the South Yuba River the feature crystal clear water, massive granite boulders and pristine pocket beaches, particularly those lower in the foothills.

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Catch a Sunset Overlooking Mussel Rock

Mussel rock, a three-story, 50 million year old rock that has been carried some 500 miles northwest from Southern California, is where the San Andreas fault meets the Pacific Ocean.

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Hike Cathedral Canyon

Cathedral Canyon is located just south of Page, Arizona and west of Coppermine Road and is entirely on Navajo Land, so access is possible only by permission from a local or with a permit from one of .

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Swim at Long Lake near Truckee

The story goes that twenty or so years ago, long before the advent of the Royal Gorge Cross-Country Ski Area, some local Truckee boys decided to put a couple rope swings up on Long Lake near Soda Spr.

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Hike Pyramid Peak via Rocky Canyon

Pyramid Peak is the tallest peak in the Crystal Range and the Desolation Wilderness, just west of Lake Tahoe. On a clear day it can be seen from the Bay Area over 150 miles away.

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Hike the B.F.I. Trail in Crystal Cove State Park

To get to the trailhead, enter Crystal Cove State Park through the Crystal Cove El Moro Campground entrance immediately next to El Moro Elementary School.

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Hike or Run the Alta Via 1 in the Dolomites

The Alta Via 1 is the definite trail through the Italian Dolomites, showcasing some of the most scenic terrain in all of the Alps.

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Kayak the Laguna Beach State Marine Preserve

Whether you're a beginning, intermediate, or advanced paddler, there are numerous ways to explore via sea kayak the protected waters off the coast of Laguna Beach.

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Hike to the Jumping Rock on the Bear River

Though lesser known than its neighbors the Yuba and the American, the Bear River still features fantastic hiking, swimming, river-raft, tubing, and rock-jumping but without the crowds.

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Photograph a Sunset on Wolf Mountain

While all of the hiking trails to the Wolf Mountain summit cross private land, Wolf Mountain Road provides public access to several excellent viewpoints overlooking the Central Valley and the nearby .

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Trail Run the Boat Road and Laguna Ridge

There a numerous trails in the Laguna Coast Wilderness that proceed up and along the ridges and down into the canyons (or the reverse), and most are excellent for trail running, hiking, and mountain .

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Hike Arthur's Rock in Lory State Park

The climb to the summit of Arthur's Rock in Lory State Park provides relative isolation and solitude just 30 minutes from downtown Fort Collins along with great hiking, trail running, mountain biking.

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Hike the Bowl of Fire in the Muddy Mountains Wilderness

The Bowl of Fire, tucked away in the Muddy Mountains Wilderness, is made up of the same dramatic conglomerate as that of the Valley of Fire, only almost no-one stops to visit as they blitz by on Nort.

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Backpack Lower & Upper Relief Valleys and the East Flange Rock

The Lower and Upper Relief Valleys are beautiful alpine valleys cut by Relief Creek in the heart of the Emigrant Wilderness and are an excellent alternative to Yosemite National Park if you're lookin.

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Climb the Buchanan Peaks above Lake Wanaka

From Wanaka-Mt. Aspiring Road, head west out of town and past Glendhu Bay (and Roy's Peak).

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Soak in Alvord Hot Springs

Alvord Hot Springs at the base of Steens Mountain deep in the heart of the eastern Oregon Wilderness is a hidden gem, known mostly to climbing enthusiasts and the ambitious adventurer willing to driv.

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Drive Black Bear Pass & the Ingram Basin

Black Bear Pass (el. 12,840’), officially known as Forest Service Road 648, is an infamous 4WD road that runs between U.S. Highway 550 (between Silverton & Ouray) and Telluride, CO.

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Hike the Lau'ulu Trail to the Kalapawili Ridge

If you're looking for something akin to true backcountry travel and scrambling in Maui, the Lau'ulu trail and the Pohaku Palaha summit on the north/north east rim of the Haleakala volcano is a great .

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Climb Matterhorn Peak via the East Couloir

Matterhorn Peak in the northeastern Yosemite Wilderness is an SPS Emblem Peak and many regard it as the beginning of the High Sierra, as there are no peaks higher to the north in the Sierra Nevada.

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Camp at Boxcar Cove

The shoreline of "Lake" Mead is what you would expect of a large, man-made reservoir with fluctuating water levels (muddy & unpleasant), but that is not to say that the Lake Mead National Recreation .

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Hike to Inspiration Point in Joshua Tree

Most automobile-bound visitors to Joshua Tree make their way to Keys View, and why wouldn't they? It has some of the best views in the park and with it, some of the biggest, loudest crowds.

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Camp off the Smithsonian Butte Backcountry Byway

Smithsonian Butte Backcountry Byway is gorgeous 9.

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Trek to Annapurna Base Camp in the Himalayas

The trek to the Annapurna Base Camp is, understandably, one of the most popular treks in Nepal.

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Hike the Inferno Cone

To reach the parking lot at the Inferno Cone Trailhead enter the Craters of the Moon National Monument at the main entrance on the north side of the park off US Highway 26 and go approximately 1.

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Hike The Sisters in the Mokelumnee Wilderness

The Sisters offer a great day hike with fun scrambling and beautiful views of the Northern Sierra, Lake Tahoe, the Mokelumnee Wilderness, and the Carson River Canyon.

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Camp on Alex Knob

From Highway 6 on the New Zealand South Island's west coast, take the Glacier Access Road for 2km to where the signposted Alex Knob track begins. There will be a obvious parking lot on the right.

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Mountain Bike Bommer Ridge & Emerald Canyon

There a numerous trails in the Laguna Coast Wilderness that proceed up and along the ridges and down into the canyons (or the reverse), and are quite popular for mountain biking, hiking, and trail ru.

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Hike the Seven Pools Loop & Vista

Hidden Falls Regional Park is tucked way in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, about an hour from Sacramento and a 20 minute drive off Interstate 80 and nearby the town of Auburn.

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Camp at Muley Point

Muley Point on the southern end of the Cedar Mesa is one of the finest camping (and car camping) sites in North America, towering some 2400' above the San Juan River Canyon (and The Goosenecks State .

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Hike to East Point via the Coastal Road on Santa Rosa Island

One could a lifetime exploring, and attempting to describe, the beauty of the Channel Islands National Park and Santa Rosa Island in particular: its wildly diverse terrain, endemic flora and fauna, a.

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Hike the Coyote Ridge Trail

The Coyote Ridge Natural Area is one of several Larimer County "gateway" preserves and Open Lands that lead into the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, connecting the shrublands of the Great Plains .

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Hike to Gertrude Saddle

The trail begins at the signposted car park along Milford Road just before the Homer Tunnel, about 98km from Te Anau. Follow the marked track through the valley and left, steeply uphill.

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Climb Corno Piccolo

Corno Piccolo (8710') or "Little Horn" as part of the Gran Sasso Massif, is the rocky, limestone heart of the Italian Peninsula, providing epic views from Adriatic to Tyrrhenian Seas.

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Kayak the Napa River

The Napa River is one of the largest California Central Coast Range rivers, draining approximately 426 sq. miles on its 50 mile journey beginning just south of the summit of Mt. St.

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Camp at Williams Bottom Campground in Moab

Williams Bottom Campground and its 17 first-come first-serve campsites are tucked into the side of the Colorado River Canyon on Utah Highway 279 aka "Potash Road" just 15 minutes from downtown Moab.

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Drive Ophir Pass

Ophir Pass (el.

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Photograph the Pacific Coast Highway over Crystal Cove Beach

To get to the bluffs overlooking Crystal Cove State Park Beach to the south, you'll need to pull off onto the side of the Pacific Coast Highway *before* Morro Ridge Road.

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Hike to the Cascada Sol de Mayo Waterfall

Cascada Sol De Mayo can be found just beyond the village of Santiago off Highway 1, the main road between La Paz and San Jose Del Cabo.

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Camp at Boreas Pass

Boreas pass is a high mountain pass in the Rocky Mountains that sits on the Continental Divide at 11,481'.

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Climb Black Mountain on Santa Rosa Island

Words fail in describing the beauty of the Channel Islands National Park and Santa Rosa Island, the second largest of the Channel Islands and perhaps the most diverse in terms of terrain, flora and f.

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Climb Granite Dome via Lower & Upper Lewis Lakes

Granite Dome is the signature peak in the Emigrant Wilderness, with fantastic views north to the Carson-Iceberg Wilderness, east to the Hoover Wilderness (Sawtooth Ridge), and south to Yosemite inclu.

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Photograph Panamint Valley from Father Crowley Overlook

Father Crowley Overlook is an easily missed overlook on the western edge of Death Valley National Park off State Highway 190 overlooking Panamint Valley.

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Camp at Timp Point

Timp Point on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon lies just on the boundary of the National Park and within the Kaibab National Forest, well away from the (already smaller) crowds of the North Rim.

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Climb Green Ridge in the Roosevelt National Forest

Green Ridge is a fantastic series of summits in the Front Range that make for excellence training hikes, but is often forgotten as it lies outside of the nearby Bobcat Ridge Natural Area and just ins.

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Climb Lookout Peak in the Carson-Iceberg Wilderness

Lookout Peak in the Carson-Iceberg Wilderness off Highway 4 provides solitude and wonderful views of the surrounding Sierra Nevada including the Mokelumnee and Emigrant Wildernesses.

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Catch a Sunset at Bingham Hill Park

Bingham Hill Park sits on the northern terminus of the main hogsback/ridgeline that makes up the eastern wall of the Horsetooth Reservoir, just off the eponymously named Bingham Hill Road and minutes.

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Hike Water Canyon Trail in the Canaan Mountain Wilderness

Water Canyon is narrow canyon on the southern side of Canaan Mountain in the Canaan Mountain Wilderness south of Zion.

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Hike Sand Mountain

Sand Mountain, located just off Highway 50 in Nevada aka "The Loneliest Highway", is perhaps best known as an OHV-paradise, with off-road enthusiasts descending on it like a swarm of buzzing mechanic.

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Mountain Bike Bommer Ridge from the Pacific Ridge Trailhead

The Bommer Ridge West Trailhead aka The Pacific Ridge Trailhead begins at the edge of Ridge Park Road, overlooking CA State Highway 73, and marks the northwest entrance to the Laguna Coast Wilderness.

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Hike the North Loop via Foothills Trail

Despite its singular name, the Foothills Trail in Fort Collins is an interconnected series of trails that follows the ridges and hogsbacks which comprise the majority of the eastern side of the Horse.

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Ride the Podi Menike Train from Colombo to Badulla

The Podi Menike train leaves daily from either Fort Train Station in Colombo or from Badulla, and takes approximately 10 hours to complete its journey.

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Camp in the Greenwater Valley in Death Valley NP

Greenwater Valley in the southeast corner of Death Valley National Park is a fantastic representation of the many features that the Park has to offer but without the crowds (and traffic) found in the.

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Hike to Jordan Hot Springs via Little Bear Canyon Trail

The Gila Wilderness is the oldest wilderness area in The United States, and Jordan Hot Springs rests right in the heart of Canyon of the Middle Fork of the Gila River, along a stretch of the Continen.

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Climb Table Mountain in the Red Mountain Open Space

Table Mountain sits smack dab in the middle of Red Mountain Open Space, an area known to geologists (and settlers) as "The Big Hole", a singular and unique landform that peaks into the "basement" roc.

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Hike or Run the Owl Trail

The Owl Trail runs between Slide Ranch and the Muir Beach Overlook and is a great way to take in the breathtaking views, flora and fauna of the Northern California coast.

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Surf Brooks Street Beach

Brooks Street Beach is just a couple of blocks off the Pacific Coast Highway in Laguna Beach. Parking can be tricky, so be forewarned that you may need to walked a few blocks.

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Climb Old Razorback Mountain

The trip begins by turning off Nevada highway 447 onto the unmaintained Jungo Road (county road 49) and driving 19 miles to the end of the northeast spur of the mountain at a clear turnoff and rise i.

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Hike Munds Mountain

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Hike Bald Hill in Robert Louis Stevenson State Park

Bald Hill is the first serious peak/summit that can be reached via the Oat Hill Mine Trail as it breaks from the more popular loop and heads into the heart of Robert Louis Stevenson State Park.

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Soak in Jhinu Hot Spring in the Modi Khola Valley

No trek to (or back from) Annapurna Base Camp in the Himalayas is complete without stopping at the Jhinu Hot Springs, just a short 15-20 hike down to the bottom of the Modi Khola river canyon from th.

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Camp on Wire Mesa

Wire Mesa off the Smithsonian Butte Backcountry Byway is a fantastic place to camp in southeastern Utah even if you do not plan on visiting Zion, just a few miles to the north.

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Hike the Torrey Pines Trail on Santa Rosa Island

The vast diversity of terrain of Santa Rosa Island in the Channel Islands National Park is matched in uniqueness only by its own flora and fauna, in particular the endangered and endemic Torrey Pine.

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Bike the Napa Valley Wine Trail

The Napa Vally Vine Trail is an ongoing project of the Napa Valley Vine Coalition which has the stated goal of creating a 47 mile long bike trail along the entire length of Napa Valley. Currently 12.

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Mountain Bike HyMasa Trail

HyMasa trail is the latest in the fantastic Kane Creek Mountain Biking trail network and is now the preferred route for connecting to the iconic Captain Ahab Loop, allowing riders to bypass larges po.

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Hike to & Stay at Francie's Cabin

Located at 11,360' and owned by the 10th Mountain Division Hut Association, Francies Cabin was built in memory of Frances Lockwood Bailey in 1994 and is located just a short distance (5 mile drive, 1.

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Camp at Tamarack Bay on Pyramid Lake

Pyramid Lake is the last remnant of the vast Pleistocene Lake Lahontan which reached its peak at the end of the last ice-age, being the terminus of many of the glaciers and ice sheets which covered m.

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Hike the Valley Loop Trail in the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area

The Valley Loop Trail in the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area begins at the main entrance of the Natural Area, just off W County Road 32 C near Masonville, west of Fort Collins and the Horsetooth Reservoir.

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Hike the D.R. Trail in the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area

D.R. Trail, named for David Rice Pulliam who donated the land to create the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area, is a 3.

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Camp at Zephyr Cove

Zephyr Cove on the eastern shore of Lake Tahoe is a fantastic starting point for a host of water sports and outdoor activities, from wake surfing to backpacking to trail running on the Tahoe Rim Trai.

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Hike the Bellvue Dome

The Bellvue Dome, known locally as "Goat Hill", was created by the same geological forces that made the Rocky Mountains, but what makes this structure unique is its shape, the steep cliff on its west.

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Hike to World's End in Horton Plains NP

World's End in Horton Plains National Park is perhaps *the* tourist destination in the central highlands of Sri Lanka, featuring a 4,000' drop and breathtaking views of tea plantations and the Indian.

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Catch a Sunset at Keys Beach

Owned by the State of California, Keys Beach sits at the end of a peninsula bordered by the Tahoe Keys marina inlet to the west and the Upper Truckee River to the east.

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Hike the Powerline Trail in the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area

Powerline Trail is a 1.9 mile spur off the Valley Loop Trail in the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area that climbs 1,100 feet from the valley floor to Mahoney Park.

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Hike the K-Lynn Cameron Trail in the Red Mountain Open Space

The K-Lynn Trail is a 2.4 mile loop trail that goes west off of the Ruby Wash Trail on the western side of the Red Mountain Open Space.

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Hike Arroyo Verde Park

Arroyo Verde Park is a small parked tucked in the hills above Ventura, California, and has a network of trails running up and down the hills surrounding the valley in the center of the park.

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Soak in Trego Hot Springs

Trego Hot Springs resides on the southeastern edge of the Black Rock Desert just off of County Road 49 aka Jungo Road, about 17 miles from the small town of Gerlach, Nevada.

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Mountain Bike Amasa Back / Cliffhanger Trail

Amasa Back / Cliffhanger is the primary entry point into one of the most fantastic mountain biking trail networks in the Moab area, connecting into Captain Ahab, Rockstacker, HyMasa, and Jacksons Tra.

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Kayak Zephyr Cove

Zephyr Cove on the eastern shore of Lake Tahoe is a fantastic starting point for a host of water sports and activities and given the protected nature of the cove, a great place for kayaking for both .

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Soak in Black Rock Hot Springs

Located along the Applegate Trail, Black Rock Hot Spring was the first watering hole for emigrants as they crossed the vast playa of the Black Rock Desert.

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Hike the Shoreline Trail

The Shoreline Trail on Lake Nacimiento near Paso Robles, CA is a 5.6 mile trail used for hiking and trail running and located near Lake Nacimiento Resort.

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Hike the North Trail to the Pygmy Forest

Salt Point State Park, about 90 miles north of San Francisco, features rugged, windswept coastline and dramatic forests of cypress, pine and redwoods.

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Swim in Granite Lake

Granite Lake is a pristine alpine lake near Lake Tahoe just off the Highway 89 above Emerald Bay.

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Stand Up Paddle Board at Lake Nacimiento

Lake Nacimiento near Paso Robles, CA is a gorgeous reservoir used for kayaking, paddle boarding, and all manner of water sports.

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Kayak Lake Nacimiento

Lake Nacimiento near Paso Robles, CA is a gorgeous reservoir used for kayaking, paddle boarding, and all manner of water sports.

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Bike the Salinas River Trail

The Salinas River Walk in Paso Robles is one of the first sections of a planned 30 mile river trail extending from Santa Margarita in the south to San Miguel.

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Hike Little Adam's Peak

The village of Ella is a perfect little backpackers stop on southwestern edge of the central Sri Lankan hill country on the main train line between Badulla and the capitol, Colombo.

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Hike the Salt Point Trail

There are numerous points at which you can enter the trail from Highway 1, but on the north it begins as the Salt Point / Stump Beach Parking area and proceeds 1.

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Soak in The Frog Pond Warm Spring

The Frog Pond on the east side of the Black Rock Desert playa just off of County Road 49 aka Jungo Road about 15 miles from Gerlach, is a more-warm-than-hot-spring with temperatures roughly in the hi.

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Explore Emerald Bay by Boat from Zephyr Cove

Zephyr Cove on the eastern shore of Lake Tahoe is a fantastic starting point for a host of water sports and activities including a boat ride across Lake Tahoe to explore Emerald Bay.

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Fat Tire Bike the Foothills Trail

The Reservoir Ridge and Foothills trail system around Horsetooth Reservoir and Fort Collins is excellent for mountain biking, trail running, and hiking.

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Hike the Kortum Trail

The Kortum Trail in the Sonoma Coast State Park connects Goat Rock with Wrights Beach, winding along the top of the sea cliffs and affording incredible views of the California Coast and its numerous .

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Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga at Lakeview Commons

Stand up paddle board yoga is some of the most difficult and rewarding yoga there is and you would be hard-pressed to find a more beautiful place to do so than on the south shore of Lake Tahoe.

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Bike Peachy Canyon

Peach Canyon is the *the* iconic cycling road in the Paso Robles area, beginning downtown and connecting with many other roads in the mountains west of town making for numerous beautiful loops throug.

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Hike the Port Orford Heads Trail

The Port Orford Heads State Park comprises a drastically pronounced peninsula jutting out into the Pacific Ocean from the southern Oregon coast, providing breathtaking views both north to the Cape Bl.

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Stand Up Paddle Board Zephyr Cove

Zephyr Cove on the eastern shore of Lake Tahoe is a fantastic starting point for a host of water sports and activities and given the protected nature of the cove, a great place to do stand up paddle .

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Climb Peep Sight Peak in the Carson-Iceberg Wilderness

Peep Sight Peak in the Carson-Iceberg Wilderness off Highway 4 provides solitude and wonderful views of the surrounding Sierra Nevada including the Mokelumnee and Emigrant Wildernesses.

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Soak in the Warm Springs Hot Spring

Warm Springs, Nevada at the crossroads of Route 6 and 375 aka "The Extraterrestrial Highway" is a long-abandoned ghost town that was once a stopover for stagecoaches and travelers crossing the massiv.

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Hike the Bodega Head Nature Trail

Sitting west of the San Andrea fault, the Bodega Head is a massive chunk of granite from the Salinian Block, a geological terrane that contains Point Reyes and the Farallon Islands, and shares its or.

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Camp at the Cosmic Campground

Cosmic Campground International Dark Sky Sanctuary (CCIDSS) is the first International Dark Sky Sanctuary located on National Forest System lands and also in North America.

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Hike the Boston Hill Loop

The Boston Hill Open Space is a collection of trails on what is actually three hills overlooking the town of Silver City.

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Photograph La Capilla at Sunrise

In the last 1800's when Silver City was a booming mining town the quickly growing hispanic population of the Chihuahua Hill neighborhood built a small chapel aka "La Capilla" as a center of community.

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Snorkle Port Royal Gorge

In the 17th century Port Royal on the far eastern end of Roatan was home to over 2000 pirates, 500 homes, and untold barrels of rum (and treasure).

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Hike the Central Trail

Salt Point State Park, about 90 miles north of San Francisco, features rugged, windswept coastline and dramatic forests of cypress, pine and redwoods.

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Hike Black Rock Point

Overlooking the Applegate & Overland Emigrant Trail Split, Black Rock Point is a large, dark rocky outcropping from which the Black Rock Desert derives its name.

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Explore the Ruins & Pinturas Rupestres of Cataviña

Cataviña is one of those places that defies description and is a favorite of all who visit Baja beyond the typical tourist haunts of the border towns and Cabo.

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Bike the Ventura River and Ojai Bike Trails

The Ventura River and Ojai Valley Trail, effectively the same trail, is a gorgeous 32 mile trail that runs from Seaside Park in Ventura to downtown Ojai.

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Rock Climb the Candy Store

The Candy Store is a group of boulders and small spires with around 30 climbing routes ranging from 5.6 to 5.11. The majority are trad routes with a significant portion toprope and a couple of sport.

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Wake Board Zephyr Cove

Zephyr Cove on the eastern shore of Lake Tahoe is a fantastic starting point for a host of water sports and activities and given the protected nature of the cove, a great place to wake surf and to *l.

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Camp at Playa el Requeson

Of the nine or so beaches where you can camp and/or find lodging along the eastern shore of Bahía de Concepcíon in Baja, El Requeson is arguably the most beautiful.

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Bike the Ventura, Santa Paula, and Ojai Loop

The Ventura - Ojai - Santa Paul loop is a classic half-century loop throughs some of the most beautiful cycling roads on the Central Coast.

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Bike the Rincon Trail

The Rincon Trail between Ventura and Santa Barbara is part of the wonderful Pacific Coast Bike Route, and features two-wave paved cycling lanes with beautiful views up and down the central coast.

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Mountain Bike the Picnic Loop

Called the "Berg Trail" by Silver City locals in honor of Gary Berg who pioneered the extensive trail system around Gomez Peak, the Picnic Loop beginning at the Little Walnut Creek picnic area is a g.

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Wake Surf Zephyr Cove

Zephyr Cove on the eastern shore of Lake Tahoe is a fantastic starting point for a host of water sports and activities and given the protected nature of the cove, a great place to wake surf and to *l.

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Camp at Playa La Gringa, Bahía de Los Angeles

To say that Bahía de Los Angeles is remote is an understatement.

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Hike to & Jump off the Keyhole Rope Swing

Like many of the best experiences on Roatan the elusive Keyhole Rope Swing is a bit of a local "secret" with rumors abounding as to who built it, who paid for it (it is known that Karl covered half),.

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Dive the West End Wall

One of the most popular dive sites on Roatan, the West End Wall, located in the heart of the Meso-American reef system and the Roatan Marine Park, is an ideal site for viewing the vast abundance of m.

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Camp at Bill's Beach, Playa Santispac

Bahía de Concepcion on the eastern side of Baja California is one of the most iconic and beautiful places on the peninsula.

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Bouldering at Lamb's Rock, Sunset Boulders

Lamb Boulder, located within the "Sunset Boulders" collection, contains four fun and challenging V2 - V6 bouldering routes.

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Bike the Sulphur Mountain Loop

The Sulphur Mountain Loop is a 28 mile cycling and mountain biking loop that begins in Ventura Canyon at the Sulphur Mountain Trailhead and loops through Ojai Valley.

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Bike the Lake Casitas Loop

The Lake Casitas Loop s a fantastic cycling trail leading from Ventura, California through Ventura Canyon, around Lake Casitas and up over Casitas Pass, down through Rincon Canyon to the ocean and so.

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Dive East Cat Rock

East Cat Rock of Western Anacapa Island is an excellent dive site for experience the vast kelp forests that can be found all along the California Coast and in the Channel Island National Park.

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Dive the "El Aguila" Shipwreck

The "El Aguila", meaning "The Eagle" in Spanish, is one of the three primary shipwreck dives off the coast of Roatan and the most accessible, being only a couple hundred yards off the coast at a dept.

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Dive Canyon Reef

Located on the Meso-American reef in the Roatan Marine Park on the northwest shore of Roatan, the popular Canyon Reef dive and snorkeling site is so named for its many canyons, swim-throughs, gulches.

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Launch off the Big Air Bag at Palapa Papas

Sometimes you just need to launch a friend 20' in the air out into the ocean. Sometimes you just need to be launched 20' in the air out into the ocean.

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Fish the West End of Roatan

The waters around Roatan and the Meso-American Reef are some of the healthiest fisheries in the Caribbean, full of big game fish, snapper, permit, and large schools of yellowfin, blackfin, and ahi tu.

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Fly Fish Money Flats

The unique nature of the proximity of the reef to the shore of Roatan makes for some of the finest tropical fly fishing to be found in the Caribbean, particularly along the northwest shore at Sandy B.

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Dive Bear's Den

Located on the Meso-American reef in the Roatan Marine Park, Bears Den begins with a 120 foot long “chimney chute” swim-through 15 meters below the surface, leading to an opening that gives way to a .

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Jump off the iSoar at Sunset

The beloved iSoar (so named by its creator when a local bar owner said it was an "eyesore ruining my sunsets") is a repurposed sailboat anchored to the floor of Half Moon Bay which ropes, swings and .

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Bike Foxen Canyon Road

Foxen Canyon Road from Santa Maria to Los Olivos runs through some of the most beautiful wine country in Santa Barbara county so much so that it was centerpiece of the film Sideways.

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Dive East Fish Camp

The numerous kelp forests, sea caves, and coves of the Channel Island National Park, coupled with its unbelievable sealife makes for some of the best diving in the world.

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Hike to Waitaha River Hot Springs in the Morgan Gorge

An epic, bush-bashing, boulder-hopping scramble up, down, and around pristine west-coast New Zealand terrain into the Morgan Gorge where hot springs shoot out of massive granite walls into a precario.

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