Hiking

The Courage Project

The Courage Project

Helping kids deal with mental health issues one adventure at a time By Leonie Sherman Taking the leap at the Tahoe City SUP event (Daphne Hougard Photography). LIKE MOST OF US, RENO-BASED CLINICAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGIST Dr. Brie Moore gets her juice from...
Island Life

Island Life

Appreciating the timeless rhythm of the tides, sun and wind in the Channel Islands By Leonie Sherman Slack-lining and ukulele in a wind shelter at Water Canyon campground (Joanne Schwartz). THE ENGINE GROANED AND THICK CURTAINS OF WHITE FOAM parted in twin waves as...
Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz (MBOSC) Launches Trail Academy

Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz (MBOSC) Launches Trail Academy

Free educational program offers classes for all trail users covering all aspects of trail-building Photo: Josh Sawyer TRAIL ADVOCACY AND STEWARDSHIP ORGANIZATION Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz (MBOSC) recently launched a brand new program called Trail Academy. Trail...
REI Continues Support of National Scenic Trails

REI Continues Support of National Scenic Trails

Outdoor gear and clothing co-op invests nearly $645,000 in 2018; funds to support nonprofits that lead trail maintenance and restoration efforts Pacific Crest Trail. Photo: Karolina Wallberg IN CELEBRATION OF 50 YEARS OF NATIONAL SCENIC TRAILS, REI Co-op is investing...
Pursuit Series 2018 Brings Much Needed Adventure To Pursuers

Pursuit Series 2018 Brings Much Needed Adventure To Pursuers

 The Outbound Collective leads successful outdoors weekend with breakthrough moments ON AUGUST 10-12, 2018, THE OUTBOUND COLLECTIVE HELD its second and final Pursuit Series event of 2018, an incredibly immersive and educational outdoors adventure weekend, in Bear...
Riding the Redwoods

Riding the Redwoods

Exploring Northern California’s big trees by bike and on foot Words and photos by Leonie Sherman Hiker biker camp in Jedediah Smith State Park. WHEN DOES THE FOG ROLLING IN OFF THE COAST become mist and when does that mist become drizzle? How big do the droplets need...
Hiking the PCT with a Kitten

Hiking the PCT with a Kitten

Meet the cat who grew up along 1,600 miles of the PCT By Caroline Tillman It was early morning on the Washington section of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), and Taylor St. John, a young woman with fiery dreadlocks, was just beginning to break down camp. “Manzanita!” she...
Mojave National Preserve

Mojave National Preserve

Delightful desolation in a forgotten corner of Southeastern California By Leonie Sherman • Photos by Rebecca Smith The author about to climb the Kelso Dunes at sunset (Rebecca Smith). Tucked away in a forgotten corner of southeastern California, spanning the...
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