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Exploring Lassen Volcanic National Park

Along the Pacific Rim’s Ring of Fire, the Cascade Mountains reach as far north as Mt. Garibaldi in British Columbia. This range of massive volcanoes stretches south through Washington, Oregon and Northern California. At its southern tip lies Lassen Peak, resting from its most recent eruption in 1917. Surrounding the mountain is Lassen Volcanic National Park, a wild and exotic Northern California treasure.…

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Added by Tom Courtney on June 26, 2009 at 8:30am — No Comments

Hiking Inn-to-Inn on the Marin Coast

Hike the coastal bluffs and forests of America’s western edge, some of the most beautiful country in California.  This moderate 41-mile, 4-day Walkabout starts in Marin Headlands, just 10 minutes from the Golden Gate Bridge, and hikes to Point Reyes National…

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Added by Tom Courtney on March 20, 2009 at 4:30pm — 5 Comments

Walkabout the Monterey Bay from Inn to Inn

“There is more to life than increasing its speed.”

~ Gandhi



Who has stood on a beach that stretches all the way to the horizon and not felt a primal longing to walk, perhaps all day, to see how far it goes, to explore that region where sea…

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Added by Tom Courtney on February 4, 2009 at 4:00pm — 4 Comments

Crossing the Sierra on the Emigrant Trail

This is a challenging 41.6 mile hike that crosses the Sierra Nevada from east to west. It passes through some of the most breathtaking parts of these majestic mountains, traveling along the trail of the pony express and in the footsteps of adventurers who once sought fortune in the gold rush of the mid-1800s.…

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Added by Tom Courtney on June 20, 2008 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Walkabout California Hiking from Inn to Inn

"The tradesman, the attorney comes out of the din and craft of the street and sees the sky, the woods, and is a man again."

- Henry David Thoreau



Americans flock to Europe for walking tours from inn to inn on long established trails. They hike the Alps or Southern France, explore the British Isles at two miles an hour, or pilgrimage through Northern Spain to Santiago de Compostela, stopping each night at a hostel or inn. Northern California also offers dozens of multi-day treks… Continue

Added by Tom Courtney on June 20, 2008 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

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