Travel | Travel Tips

How to Find Free Camping in California's National Forests

Here are our picks for free dispersed camping spots near you around California's national forests, all within six hours' drive of San Francisco.

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This State Park In Southern California Is So Little Known, You’ll Practically Have It All To Yourself

Looking for a hidden gem in Southern California? Check out Mount San Jacinto State Park for a new outdoor adventure!

News | Animal Links


Breaking down the skills required for dealing with 40 different creatures.

Sports | Cycling

Stoke the Flames for the 2021 Swift Campout: An Interview with Martina From Swift Industries – Gritchelle Fallesgon & Martina Brimmer

I feel like I've known Martina and Jason from Swift Industries since the brand's inception. It must have been the 2010 Philly Bike Expo where we first met. Later, I bought an Ozette bag for my Geekhouse touring bike in 2011, and for a number of years, we'

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Best gifts for travelers 2020: 44 awesome gifts for people who miss traveling

The best gifts for people who miss traveling this holiday season include luggage, entertainment, clothing, electronics, security items and much more.

Sports | Cycling

Video: Discovering the Joy of Bikepacking in the Backcountry

From codirectors Analise Cleopatra and Aly Nicklas, Pedal Through follows a trio of women—Cleopatra, her close friend and fellow newcomer to the sport DeJuanae Toliver, and professional mountain biker Brooklyn Bell—as they ride 132 miles of the Three

Sports | Cycling

Tour de Tahoe // Bikepacking and Fly Fishing in the Sierra Mountains

All we wanted to do was catch fish and ride our bikes. We did a lot of the latter. Add in a drivetrain explosion and fifteen stitches and things get interest...

Sports | Cycling

Salsa Cycles Presents: Scamp Life

A glimpse into the life of Salsa riders Eszter Horanyi and Scott Morris as they travel the country by way of their home, the Scamp.

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Presto Nomad Review: A Portable Slow-Cooker With Serious Smarts | WIRED

It looks like a cooler, but it's a slow cooker that's made to travel.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Why Do Mosquitos Bite Some People More Than Others?

Blood type, metabolism, exercise, shirt color and even drinking beer can make individuals especially delicious to mosquitoes

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The Hiker’s Guide to Leaving No Trace . . . and in One Piece | NRDC

How to be responsible, pee responsibly, and handle animal encounters when you’re out in the wild, communing with nature.

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

Solo-Hiking the AT During a Summer of Political Chaos

What happens when an African American woman decides to solo-hike the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine during a summer of bitter political upheaval? Everything you can imagine, from scary moments of racism to new friendships to soaring epiphanies ab

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Airstream's New Nest Camper is Cute and Practical | WIRED

The compact, lightweight Nest breaks with the aluminum tradition in favor of fiberglass.

Travel | Travel ideas

Glamping In California From $129 Per Night — Sunsets, S'mores & Starry Skies

Getting back to nature doesn't have to mean roughing it! We've rounded up our favorite luxury camping accommodations across California to help you get inspired and get outside this fall — without sacrificing the joys of a hot shower. Wine

Sports | Cycling

Bikepacking Vermont's Beer Trail

So this past fall, Joe Cruz, a local Vermonter, and I designed and scouted a bikepacking loop weaving together a selection of storybook-farm dirt roads, flowy New England singletrack, and rugged historic woodland paths to create a majority off-tarmac circ

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From giraffes to Airstreams: Top 9 glamping destinations in California

Camping is always fun. Camping with no tent set-up and an actual bed? Even better. Here are 9 of the best California glamping destinations, from Santa Barbara’s El Capitan Canyon to the Russi…

Sports | Cycling

RuneQuest – Bikepacking the Roslagsleden

During the Easter of 2017 we packed our camping gear on our mountainbikes and went to ride the Roslagsleden hiking trail in Sweden. There are several campsites and…

Sports | Surfing/SUPing

A SUP and Camping Adventure on Catalina Island

A spring weekend spent on and below the water off the coast of Southern California.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

A Weekend Of Camping Can Cure You Sleep Woes

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Food & Drink | Coffee

Campfire Coffee Smackdown: The Best Methods, Ranked

Trying to decide whether to lug that French press across three mountain passes? We tested six methods to determine which was best.

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Interview: Errin Vasquez - #LARiverCampCoffee - PathLessPedaled.com

In this video we interview Errin Vasquez and talk about the #LARiverCampCoffee phenomena. www.PathLessPedaled.com

Food & Drink | Coffee

LA River Camp Coffee!!!

See you there! Every Wednesday morning at Sunnynook River Park, starting at 7AM.

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Yurt Campgrounds in the Pacific Northwest | WeatherPort

WeatherPort Shelter Systems has specialized in creating the world’s highest quality and best-engineered fabric buildings and camp systems

Food & Drink | Coffee

2016 Swift Industries x Stumptown Camp Coffee

By Nathan Kane

Sports | Cycling

No Reception

The trip was originally conceived as a way to test a few choice pieces of gear designed in collaboration between Taylor Stitch and Mission Workshop. A quick escape…

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Redwood Forest Cabin Offers Beautiful Solitude, Emersion With Nature - Our Explorers

This is an intimate cabin tucked away within the redwoods of California, beautifully clad with vertically placed wood boards designed to mirror nature.

Miscellaneous | Local Flavor

Top 5 Beach Camping Sites in California | Camping | SoCal Wanderer | KCET

Pitch a tent and watch the sunset from any of these glorious beach camping sites.

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Holiday Gift Guide:
The Outdoor Enthusiast

Awesome gift ideas for outdoorsy folk. You know who they are! We hope this awesome gift guide gives you some good ideas!