Many thanks to all of you who have inquired how we are doing during these terrible wildfires. We are happy to report that all of us safely evacuated our office and our homes and are staying with family and friends outside the fire zones. We have been very lucky, and so far all of our
Bay Area Ridge Trail and Bay Trail
We are lucky to live and operate our business in an area that is passionate about nature and hiking. Did you know that there are two trail networks in development that celebrate the San Francisco Bay and surrounding mountains? The Bay Area Ridge Trail is a continuous loop that traces the ridgeline above San Francisco
Jack London State Historic Park, US: The penultimate destination on Wine Country Trek from San Francisco
The Jack London State Historic Park, which the celebrated writer described as “130 acres of the most beautiful, primitive land to be found in California”, is still rich with memory. This is the penultimate destination on our 10-day, self-guided slackpacking Wine Country Trek from San Francisco into the Sonoma wine country.
The trek has taken
Hiking California' San Andreas Fault from San Francisco: A luxury trek with just a little bit of terror
Nursing torn tendons in my foot and hand, we’re hiking 100 kilometres along California’s volatile San Andreas Fault, climbing and descending more than 3500 metres, ever alert for rattlesnakes, ticks, poison oak, sheer cliffs, earthquakes, tsunamis and mountain lions. Why on earth are we having so much fun?
Because it’s all about extremes, pain and
Shape: Run the World with These 9 Races
They may require a plane, train, or boat to reach, but once you arrive, 2 feet will be enough to enjoy these worldly fitness adventures.
For a side of San Francisco most people skip, cross the Golden Gate for some of the most beautiful views Marin County has to offer. The self-guided Wine Country Trekking
Vogue Magazine: Body Trip: Eight Slightly Fanatical Fitness Vacations
Summer weather means a mass exodus from the gym in favor of the beach, the trail, or the playing field…
THE CHALLENGE: Just north of San Francisco, this route starts in Sausalito and takes you through picturesque Marin County–from Muir Woods (with its stunning views of the Pacific) through redwood forests to Mount Tamalpais and,