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RINCONADA MINE HIKE: CENTRAL COAST, CA

Opening in 1872 and worked over the next 90 years, the Rinconada Mine was once one of the largest producers of mercury in San Luis Obispo County.  

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FOSSIL FALLS/RED HILL CAMP & TRAMP: HIGHWAY 395

In the southernmost section of Owens Valley, in the shadow of a young cinder cone volcano, sits one of California’s most unique campgrounds.  

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CACTUS FLATS RD: HIGHWAY 395

Traveling along Cactus Flats Rd off of Highway 395 is like driving through a smaller more isolated version of Joshua Tree National Park.  

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PORT OF TILLAMOOK BAY ABANDONED RAILROAD HIKE: SALMONBERRY RIVER, OREGON

This 10 mile hike along an abandoned railroad travels through numerous tunnels, bridges, and lush riparian forests as it makes its way through the rugged and remote Salmonberry River Canyon in Oregon’s Tillamook State Forest.      

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ROCK CLIMBING SCHOOL: JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

Learning the ropes (again) in one of the most beautiful schoolyards around, Joshua Tree National Park.  

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SUMMER LAKE HOT SPRINGS: OREGON OUTBACK

Located along the edge of an alkali lake in Southeastern Oregon, Summer Lake Hot Springs features geothermal heated cabins, a campground, and natural artesian hot mineral springs on 145 acres in the Oregon Outback.      

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OREGON ROAD TRIP 2016

Full of striking contrasts and otherworldly landscapes, Oregon is one of the most beautiful places on earth. Here’s a little peek of our recent road trip through this incredible place.      

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OWENS LAKE TRAILS: HIGHWAY 395

The recently opened Owens Lake Trails, includes a total of four miles of walking paths, overlook areas and land art installations which aims to enhance public access, recreation, and wildlife habitat while educating visitors about LADWP’s dust control efforts on […]

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SEA CAVE KAYAKING: ANACAPA ISLAND, CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL PARK

Kayaking through Anacapa Island’s sea caves in Channel Island National Park, one of the most beautiful and least visited National Parks in California.        

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CHAMPION SPARK PLUG MINE: WHITE MOUNTAINS

The Champion Spark Plug mining camp known as Black Eagle, sits 7,550 feet high on the west flank of the White Mountains near Bishop, CA. Mining operations ceased in 1945 but the camp has remained in remarkable condition thanks to a […]

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