Afoot & Afield: Inland Empire, Backpacking in the Inland Empire

Best Overnight Hikes in the Inland Empire

We smell another long weekend ahead! Well, maybe we smell the fresh air and smoky campfire and sizzling backcountry bacon. Which all smells like long weekends! The Inland Empire in Southern California is home to California's best and most diverse hiking south of the Sierra Nevada....

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Anza-Borrego Desert Region, driving in the desert

How to Drive in the Anza-Borrego Desert Region

At first glance, the Anza-Borrego Desert Region can seem like a barren stretch of land, boring in comparison to the oceanside trails of San Diego or the lung-searing hikes in the Sierra. But these 1 million acres are home to endless recreational activities in California's...

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PCT permit, Jordan Summers, Laura Randall, Wilderness Press, Pacific Crest Trail guide

How to Apply for a 2018 PCT Permit

You had a recent epiphany. Some may call it a life crisis, but we get you—we'll call it an epiphany. You want to thru-hike the Pacific Crest Trail. Class of 2018. As in, a few short months from now. Maybe it's the promise of a new...

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Walking Brooklyn, Adrienne Onofri, non-hipster guide to Brooklyn

The Non-Hipster Guide to Brooklyn

Quick! Do a word association with Brooklyn. Hipster. Expensive. New York City. Millennial. Avocado toast. Hipster. Coffee shops. Bridge. Hipster. For those of you who want to experience more of the borough than fancy drinks and cool kids in thick-rimmed glasses, put on some arch-supporting shoes...

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New Year's resolutions, outdoor goals

5 Ways to Make 2018 Your Best Outdoor Year

Are we all in agreement that 2017 was a pretty sucky year? Yes? Yes. Thankfully, it's January 2018! New calendar. New year. New you. New goals. Newsflash—resolutions are out. Goals are in. Everyone knows a resolution is made to be broken by February, if not sooner....

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Navigate Thanksgiving

How to Navigate Thanksgiving Dinner

Happy Thanksgiving, friends! We all have a lot to be thankful for every day. And we are. We really are! But we all also dread at least some part of the holidays (family, traveling in traffic, doing the dishes...

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Walking Queens, Adrienne Onofri

How To Be a Tourist in Your Own City

While "staycation" may not be a buzzword anymore, it's still the cool thing to do. We don't always want to go away and sleep in a questionable bed with unknown water pressure and watery coffee. Plus, let's be real—it's expensive! We ain't got that kind...

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