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Hiking

Talus left by recent rockfall. (Yosemite National Park)

16,000 Tons Of Rock Slide 500 Feet Down Yosemite Cliff, Some Into Hetch Hetchy Reservoir

Officials at Yosemite National Park say a massive amount of rock has fallen from a cliff, closing a hiking trail.

04/07/2014

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Outdoor Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

Get creative this Valentine’s Day with a date outdoors, no matter what climate you live in.

01/19/2014

A video posted online called "I Made a 'Friend' on the Mountain...Wait for it," shows a hiker and a man wearing a ski mask on Montara Mountain near Pacifica. (LiveLeak.com / CBS)

Video Of Hiker, Masked Man Spooks Pacifica Residents

A video of a female hiker on a Montara Mountain trail juxtaposed with a shot of a man wearing a ski mask has frightened viewers who came across it online, leading Pacifica police to investigate the video’s origin.

10/02/2013

View from Mount Tamalpais (credit: parks.ca.gov)

Tom Stienstra’s Top 5 Bay Area Mountain Tops

In the Bay Area, Tom Stienstra lists the top five mountain tops that show you why our region is the best of any metro area…

09/26/2013

Summer Hiking

Great Summer Workouts To Get You Out Of The Gym And Into The Sunshine

Everyone knows how beneficial it is to get a certain amount of exercise per day but occasionally we need a bit of advice to make the right choice.

06/17/2013

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The Peninsula’s Best Public Beaches And Reservoirs To Spend A Summer Day

Lying on a blanket and improving your tan isn’t the only activity available at the beach, so choose your beach according to the day. Here are a handful of options near the Peninsula from which to choose.

CBS San Francisco–06/08/2013

Visitors ascend the Half Dome cables in Yosemite National Park, California, during a busy summer day. (National Parks Service)

Yosemite’s Half Dome Opens For Summer Hiking Season

A summer rite of passage is underway at Yosemite National Park, where the handrails on Half Dome are in place and hikers began scaling the granite monolith Friday morning.

05/24/2013

A bat (Wikimedia Commons)

Bat Found Along Los Gatos Trail Tests Positive For Rabies

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department has issued a notice to hikers in Los Gatos that a bat found near a trail has tested positive for the rabies virus, a deputy health officer said.

05/17/2013

Aerial view of The Presidio and the San Francisco Bay (Presidio Trust)

Learn About Presidential And American History Around San Francisco

Presidents Day is February 18. In honor of the holiday, here are ways you can get in touch with your patriotic side. Experience the glorious San Francisco Bay simultaneously with sails, kayaking, hikes, bike rides and more at these living museums and free park sites. Celebrate your freedom on the water and with some fresh air.

02/18/2013

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Top 6 Couple Activities You Can Do Year Round

Maybe the two of you know you’re in it for the long haul, or maybe you’re still trying on your relationship for size. No matter where you’re currently at as a couple, your connection to each other can strengthen and grow if you build in time together. In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, here are a few ideas to help you get started.

01/22/2013

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