ROCK CLIMBING GUIDE FOR BEGINNERS

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Ready for a new adventure? Try top-rope rock climbing, it’s an activity that motivates you to go outdoors, use your strength, and have fun doing it. Not to mention, you feel like a rock star when you get to the top! (See what I did there?)   The Essentials For beginners, we recommend starting off by purchasing rock climbing shoes … Read More

CALIFORNIA CENTRAL COAST ROAD TRIP GUIDE

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Big Sur in California Central Coast

Once in a while, taking the long way is more rewarding and fulfilling. If traveling from Los Angeles to San Francisco, most people opt for the direct inland route of I-5 or the scenic route of I-101. However, neither of these routes are nearly as rewarding as taking the road less traveled and driving up the central coast on the … Read More

10 GREAT HIKES IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

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Huntington Beach Wetlands California

In Southern California, it seems like the sun never stops shining, so what a better way to spend a gorgeous day outside than going on a hike? Whether you are looking for an easy stroll after work or a weekend adventure away from the city, here are some of our favorite SoCal hikes: Abalone Cove Abalone Cove is one of … Read More

HOW TO BE A SUPER TOURIST IN SAN FRANCISCO

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I have visited San Francisco twice in my life. It doesn’t make me an expert on everything San Francisco but I did manage to visit some of the most popular tourist spots in San Fran on my trips. Here are some tips, tricks and ideas on how to make the best of your trip:   Golden Gate Bridge The Golden … Read More

WANT TO OVERCOME YOUR FEAR OF HEIGHTS? GO JUMP OFF A BRIDGE.

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Fear of heights and public speaking are often rated as top fears in research articles. I am extra lucky because for years I have been dealing with both. If you have experienced a true anxiety attack from a fear (whether its heights, birds, clowns, zombies or the government watching you through your TV screen), you know what I’m talking about. … Read More

THE ULTIMATE BEGINNERS BACKPACKING TRIP

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Minaret Lake in Mammoth

I had never considered myself to be an outdoorsy person or an adrenaline junkie. Most of my choices revolved around “playing it safe”; I rarely took any risks and everything scared me to death. My fiancé is a Marine Corps veteran. On top of that he is a born adrenaline junkie. When he asked me to go on a backpacking … Read More