This summer my five girlfriends and I will be taking the walkabout of the southern California coast. We're excited! My first question is how we should pack. I'm wondering if we should each take regular backpacks, or if we should put all of our thi
Last weekend I walked with a friend from the headlands to Stinson Beach. We met in Stinson, left one car and parked the other at the Arts center in the headlands where we began our hike up the Miwok trail, over the hill down to Tennessee Valley. As w
We are going to hike the San Francisco to Half Moon Bay hike in September 2013. If we are on Ocean Beach at high tide, are there just certain sections that are not hikable? What are the alternatives if a section is not hikable?
I'm not in California, but I have fond memories of visiting Marin with my brother about 10 years ago. So I'm wanting to do the Marin walkabout in February or March. I've done multi-day hikes in 40 degree weather, so I'm not too concerned about the te
I've taken two incredible trips on the California coast North of San Francisco and I'm looking forward to more. Here are some of the things I was happy to have with me:
* 1 or 2 sets of hiking clothes (depending on the length of the trip)
* A set or
I am hiking from the Marin Headlands to Bolinas in late October. Does anyone know where to stay so that I am close to the trailhead? Should I go to Sausalito and take a taxi? Where is the best place to leave the car? Should I drive it to Bolinas,
Walkabout California author Tom Courtney and his wife Heidi hiked the 500 mile Camino in Spain, an ancient pilgrimage route to the burial site of St. James. Click here to read Tom's blog and enjoy pictures from the journey. Join this discussion with
I love this website and the idea of these types of trips! I'd love to do one but all these trails seem to be in northern california.... I really wanna do this ... can anyone give some suggestions for Southern California trails?
I saw an announcement in theTravel section of the Valley Times that Tom would be speaking at the Berkeley REI in July. Unfortunately, I will be out of town at that time, so I thought I would come to the Walkabout California website to see if there is
My sister (who lives in Stanwood WA) and I (living in the Sacramento Valley) are intrigued by the idea of "doing" the Mendocino hike. We are concerned about some details, however, like: how to get from the ending point back to the starting point. Do
I just joined this web site, and am looking for information about bringing along our doggie on these Inn to Inn treks. Before we decide which walking guides to purchase, can you please post information about which of your walks are dog friendly?
Here are resources I have used to plan my trips and information about inn to inn travel around the world. Please share the resources you use for inn to inn hiking with the Walkabout community by adding to this discussion.
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