Tag: Hiking

Feb 22

Hiking Review: Quail Hill Loop

Quail Hill offers a few hiking, biking, and horse riding options from the Quail Hill Trailhead and Staging Area.  The Trailhead is located on Shady Canyon Drive, just past Fossil Road on the right.  To get there from the 405, take the Sand Canyon / Shady Canyon exit towards Shady Canyon Drive.  Enter the traffic …

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Jan 24

fundraiser at the historic Sturtevant Camp

Friends of Echo Mountain have posted on Facebook about a fundraiser this Sunday, January 25.  From Facebook: Busy Sunday? There will be a fundraiser at the historic Sturtevant Camp in the Santa Anita canyon area. The camp is located approximately 4 miles from the chantry flat station. It is a easy to moderate hike through some …

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Jan 07

Four Mile Trail reopened!

Four Mile Trail from Yosemite Valley to Glacier Point has reopened. It’s usually closed from December through May because of “dangerous winter conditions,” with the last mile to the top almost NEVER opened up until May.  Even though we’re experiencing a mild winter here on the west coast, it doesn’t hurt to be prepared for …

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Dec 17

Thru-hike the roadless Sierra

Backpacker Magazine put up an EXCELLENT appetite whetting hiking guide to one of the most scenic parts of the Pacific Crest Trail. For those who don’t know, the Pacific Crest Trail is a long-distance hiking and equestrian trail that follows some of the highest pats of the Sierra Nevada and Cascade mountain ranges from Mexico to …

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Nov 07

YExplore to Offer Discounted and Complimentary Guided Hikes in Yosemite to Veterans November 9-10

Leading Adventure Company in Yosemite National Park honors veterans by sharing outdoor adventures during holiday weekend. To honor veterans of the United States Armed Forces, YExplore Yosemite Adventures will offer special incentives to active and retired military members and their families to enjoy guided hiking tours in Yosemite National Park on November 9th and 10th. “In the …

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Sep 14

Big Bear’s Skyline Trail

Aug 04

Hiking the Sierras

Dick Hagerty, an Oakdale real estate developer active in community nonprofits, has written an excellent community column in the Modesto Bee about getting outdoors and hiking the Sierras. I truly love getting outdoors, and I encourage everyone to visit the cathedrals of nature and see what something beyond your TV screen and computer monitor.  The world …

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