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Hike The Historical Stevens Trail

Colfax, California

5.0
8 mi / 3376 ft gain

Windy Point Trail

Colfax, California

2.12 mi / 892 ft gain

Hike to the Jumping Rock on the Bear River

Colfax, California

2 mi / 150 ft gain

Owl's Roost and Frontier Loop

Colfax, California

4.37 mi / 781 ft gain

Codfish Falls Trail

Colfax, California

2.79 mi / 203 ft gain

Photograph a Sunset on Wolf Mountain

Grass Valley, California

5.0

Hardrock and Osborn Hills Loop Trail

Grass Valley, California

3.84 mi / 486 ft gain

Explore Sugar Pine Reservoir

Foresthill, California

4.3

Hardrock Trail Loop

Grass Valley, California

2.54 mi / 240 ft gain

Places to stay

NorCal Red Dog Ridge Base Camp

16874 Meadow Way, California

NorCal Red Dog Ridge Base Camp

From $80 / night

Giant Gap

Foresthill, California

Giant Gap

Shirttail Creek

Foresthill, California

Shirttail Creek

Faucherie

Nevada County, California

Faucherie

White Cloud

Nevada City, California

White Cloud

Skillman

Horse Camp Road

Skillman

Guides and stories

The Most Relaxing Backpacking Trip I've Ever Taken with My Dog, Jack

The Most Relaxing Backpacking Trip I've Ever Taken with My Dog, Jack

Benjamin Canevari

Marmot Men's Featherless Jacket Reviewed

Marmot Men's Featherless Jacket Reviewed

Mike Fennell

Outbound Reviewed: Therm-a-Rest Parsec 20F Sleeping Bag and ProLite Sleeping Pad

Outbound Reviewed: Therm-a-Rest Parsec 20F Sleeping Bag and ProLite Sleeping Pad

Mike Fennell

The Desolation Wilderness Mindset

The Desolation Wilderness Mindset

Morgan Woodhouse

Review: Hibear All-Day Adventure Flask

Review: Hibear All-Day Adventure Flask

Kristi Teplitz

Nordica Strider 115 Women’s Ski Boot Review

Nordica Strider 115 Women’s Ski Boot Review

Kristi Teplitz

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