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Campers: The Muir Project

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Is there a long backpacking trip that you’ve been dreaming of going on someday? Do you and your friends talk about taking on the Appalachian Trail or the Pacific Coast Trail one summer, but you never seem to have enough time to devote to the trip? Well, what if you…

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Adventures: Lake Arrowhead

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The San Bernardino National Forest–spanning 676,666 acres across San Bernardino and Riverside counties–receives more visitors a year than either Yosemite or Yellowstone National Parks. It truly is LA’s backyard, a place Angelenos come to ski, camp, and play. Even still, there are quiet places to discover in the mountains. The area…

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Swimming Hole

On Swimming Holes

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I didn’t learn the phrase “swimming hole” until I moved to New York and spent some time exploring upstate. Growing up in Southern California, we typically headed to a swimming pool or the beach on hot days. But in New York, everyone seemed to have a secret spot for swimming,…

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