Hiking

A Sonoma County Sheriff's Helicopter (sonomasheriff.org)

Young Hiker Airlifted From Bodega Bay After Falling From Bluff

The Sonoma County Sheriff’s helicopter airlifted a hiker, who fell 20 feet from a trail at Bodega Bay and suffered significant injuries on Saturday.

11/10/2014

Joseph Wong and his friends on a hike to Mission Peak in Fremont. (CBS)

People Living Near Mission Peak Say Curfew Does Little To Stop Selfie-Obsessed Hikers

People who live near Mission Peak in Fremont are upset that hikers are ignoring a new curfew. The new rules were prompted by the trail’s sudden popularity, stemming from hikers eager to take selfies from the top and post them on social media.

10/07/2014

(credit: Tom Stienstra)

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Cougar mountain lion. (National Park Service)

California’s Drought May Be A Factor In Cupertino Mountain Lion Attack; Wildlife Advocates Say

Amid the search for the mountain lion that mauled a six-year-old boy near a Cupertino Winery on Sunday, wildlife advocates say California’s drought may have been a factor in the attack.

09/08/2014

(CBS SF)

Boy Attacked By Mountain Lion Near Cupertino Winery Released From Hospital; Hunt For Big Cat Continues

A hunting expedition is being organized Monday morning to go after a mountain lion that attacked a child in the hills just outside Cupertino on a popular hiking trail.

09/08/2014

(credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/GettyImages)

Guide To Yellowstone National Park

Refer to this visitor’s guide to Yellowstone National Park – the world’s first national park featuring more geysers than any other location in the world.

07/31/2014

Fake Ranger Dubbed 'Officer Spandex' Spotted On Marin County Trails

Fake Ranger Dubbed ‘Officer Spandex’ Spotted On Marin County Trails Harassing Hikers

Park rangers are telling hikers to beware of “Officer Spandex” — a bicyclist who’s been harassing people and their dogs on Marin County trails.

07/24/2014

A Sonoma County Sheriff's Helicopter (sonomasheriff.org)

Marin Fire, Sonoma Helicopter Crews Rescue Injured Hiker

Marin County and Ross Valley firefighters and a Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office helicopter crew rescued a hiker who fell down a steep slope at Alpine Lake in Marin County on Sunday afternoon, a sheriff’s deputy said Monday.

06/23/2014

Mount Tamalpais

Deaths Of 2 Women On Mount Tamalpais Trails Were Accidental, Coroner Says

Two women hikers who were found dead on Mt. Tamalpais trails in April died of accidental causes, not foul play, the Marin County coroner’s office said Tuesday.

06/17/2014

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5 Ways To Get Outdoors With Dad On Father’s Day

There’s something for everyone in the great outdoors, whether your preferred landscape is rural, urban or the highway to somewhere else.

06/01/2014

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