Things to do Instead of Hiking in Trinity Alps This Winter

The Trinity Alps region is a beautiful place for winter recreation, a destination for hikers, cross-country skiers, snowboarders, and snowshoers. Except for this year. In the summer of 2018, while our new edition of Trinity Alps & Vicinity by Mike White was in production, sparks from the rim of a...

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Mount Morrison, Wilderness Press, Denver hiking, Outdoor Retailer

Go Bag This Denver Peak During Outdoor Retailer

Outdoor Retailer alumni know the drill for the upcoming week—we all come to Outdoor Retailer for meetings and to write orders and check out new gear and attend education sessions and breakfasts and happy hours. We spend most of our time inside or right near...

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Stairway Walks in San Francisco , Adah Bakalinsky, Mary Burk, Wilderness Press

Where to Find New San Francisco Stairways

San Francisco has no shortage of hills, making it the perfect city to house hundreds of public stairways that show off scenic vistas and link diverse neighborhoods. Take advantage of the cooling fall weather, put on a pair of comfortable shoes, and go off in search...

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Wikiphotographer

Best Hikes for Leaf-Peeping in Yosemite

We'd like to think it's no coincidence that Yosemite National Park's shoulder season is also one of the most beautiful times to be in the park. The hoards of tourists are gone, leaving only the locals, the animals, and the most dedicated of the leaf...

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Arizona wildflowers, Arizona National Scenic Trail, Wilderness Press, Sirena Dufault

Where to Find Wildflowers in September in the Desert

While the majority of the states are warmly welcoming the change in seasons and posting photos of vibrant trees decorated in fall colors and wearing knit sweaters and cute boots, there's still a part of the country that's enjoying an abundant wildflower season—the desert. The Arizona...

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Walking Seattle, Clark Humphrey, Wilderness Press, urban hiking, urban walks in Seattle

Changes You See When Exploring Seattle On Foot

It’s been seven years from the original edition of Walking Seattle to the new one. What’s changed in Seattle in that time? A better question: what hasn’t? The Jet City’s beautiful geographic features are still here: the setting on a saltwater inlet, the lakes, the waterways, the hills. And...

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Stairway Walks in San Francisco , Adah Bakalinsky, Mary Burk, Wilderness Press

The Magic of Stairways in San Francisco

Amid all the people, all the delicious food, all the hills, and all the technology, over 600 stairways traverse San Francisco. And one woman knows them all intimately. Adah Bakalinsky moved to San Francisco and became so intrigued by the stairways that she wrote a guide...

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