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Defending myself against unseen monstrosities had not been part of my plan for backpacking into northern California’s Caribou Wilderness more

Nov 5, 2017 8:00 AM Outdoors

Find hundreds of camping options locally and nationwide more

Sep 26, 2017 8:18 AM Outdoors

In order to celebrate the Lassen road opening, we decided put together our 10 favorite activities to do in Lassen Volcanic National Park during the summer. more

Jul 24, 2017 9:51 AM Outdoors

Epic Cliff Jump

Active NorCal

Recently, the Active NorCal team (and friends of course) decided to take a little camping trip up to Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. We've listed some of our findings for the benefit of would-be Whiskeytown campers. more

May 2, 2017 8:00 AM Outdoors 1 Comments

The rest of the week was full of canoeing on Lake McCumber, making up skits, getting creative in the arts and crafts room, singing around the roaring campfire and wondering how Tadger (the mythical Camp McCumber creature) managed to steal our clothes more

May 1, 2017 10:47 AM Outdoors

NorCal view

Active NorCal

Camping may have changed a lot over the years, but enthusiasm for this family-friendly harbinger of fair weather has blossomed well beyond the walls of any tent. Northern California is stuffed to the gills with great places to camp. more

Apr 30, 2014 10:40 AM Outdoors

The Active NorCal May/June 2014 digital edition is here for your reading pleasure! Included in this issue are stories on local biking, Tough Mudder and 10 questions with Rick Bosetti. Stay Active! more

Apr 30, 2014 10:26 AM

Climbing Shasta Bally is a bit harder than climbing Lassen Peak, but not nearly as tough as climbing Mt. Shasta. People in reasonably good shape who are up for a challenge should give it a try. more

Feb 20, 2014 1:56 PM Outdoors 1 Comments

"Though I had stood on Shasta's summit several times before, I realized that something in me had changed since the last time. Teaching had become my new mountain something I had obviously come to value more than standing on top of a 14,180-ft rock" more

Feb 18, 2014 8:49 AM Outdoors