Climbing Yosemite’s Half Dome is one of the national park system’s most iconic hikes in the nationwide system, but on Friday officials announced approval of a plan that permanently limits how many can do it.
A man on a nightly hike with his friends in the Berkeley Hills was found dead from an apparent fall Wednesday night.
Authorities say a Yosemite National Park hotel worker who went missing for nearly three days is recovering after she apparently plunged 35 feet while hiking in rugged terrain.
The South Bay Area offers some fantastic dog-friendly hiking trails for everyone from those who like slow, short strolls to more seasoned pairs ready for an exhilarating challenge.
Two boys died after they were swept away in the waters of the Merced River at Yosemite National Park on Wednesday.
While awaiting a rescue helicopter, they ended up saving one of the paramedics who was there to save them.
The rotor blades of a helicopter landing on rugged, remote terrain struck a California Highway Patrol officer and severely injured him as he helped rescue an injured hiker, officials said Monday.
State wildlife officials are searching for a mountain lion believed responsible for the nonfatal attack of a 63-year-old man camping near Nevada City.
One of the perks of living in San Francisco are the great options for working out outdoors. This year, don’t get stuck inside. Instead opt to get fit cycling across the Golden Gate bridge, hiking one of the many nearby trails, or swimming near the Bay.
A man in his early 20s was found dead at the bottom of a cliff after a day of hiking near Gilroy on Sunday, according to the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office.