Gay hiking

A 550 mile mega hiking trail arrives in the Bay Area. “It will be like the Appalachian Trail”

For more stories like this, check out The Chronicle’s weekly travel newsletter! Register here. On a foggy June morning, Ross Heitkamp walked with friends north across the Golden Gate Bridge, wrapping up a two-year project to hike every available section of the 393-mile Bay Area Ridge Trail. “We live in this very populated urban area, […]

Gay campgrounds

54 Encore RV Resorts and Thousand Trails Campgrounds Win Tripadvisor’s 2021 Travellers’ Choice Award

Tripadvisor collects customer reviews, ratings and savings shared by travelers around the world and uses this information to shine a light on the best destinations with the Travelers’ Choice award. Only about 10% of businesses listed on Tripadvisor receive a Travellers’ Choice award. “Having 54 of our properties recognized with Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice awards, nearly […]

Hiking tips

5 essential hiking tips and places to go around Boulder | Health and wellness services

Living in Boulder comes with many benefits, including access to some of the best places for hiking, biking, and other outdoor activities. If you’re planning a trip to one of the nearby parks or trails, keep these tips in mind. Ease in Whether it’s your first hike or you’re more experienced, choose a trail that […]

Hiking tips

3 hiking tips you didn’t think of from a US Marine

One of the most strenuous parts of Marine Corps life and training has to be the long distance rucks. Covering a lot of miles with a lot of weight on your back might seem like a pretty straightforward proposition, but over time you start to figure out some things that can make an otherwise strenuous […]