northern california

San Francisco part of NorCal? What about Mammoth and Yosemite? We consider all debates as we look to define what exactly is Norther California. more

Feb 15, 2018 10:01 AM Blog

After showing a San Diego family around Redding, California, it made us realize how truly lucky we are more

Jan 9, 2018 11:41 AM Blog

The stormy weather broke just long enough for us to take a hike to Boulder Creek Falls more

Dec 1, 2017 1:47 PM Outdoors 1 Comments

When I came to the mouth of the cave, I did not see the usual welcoming entrance. Instead, daggers of icicles dangled from the roof, resembling the sharp and jagged teeth of some subterranean beast. more

Nov 21, 2017 1:47 PM 1 Comments

Potem Falls is a 70 foot waterfall on the Pit River arm of Shasta Lake more

Jul 25, 2017 12:31 PM

NorCal view

Active NorCal

All 118 national parks will provide free admission on April 15-16 and 22-23 more

Apr 12, 2017 5:14 AM

We know that Mt. Shasta is difficult to summit, but for those who are adventurous enough to complete the summit, it can be a life-changing experience. more

Mar 31, 2017 9:37 AM

See your favorite waterfalls with more water than you've ever seen... more

Feb 24, 2017 9:41 AM Outdoors

There is a very dangerous side of backcountry adventures - the threat of an avalanche. more

Jan 4, 2017 12:39 PM Outdoors

The crazy NorCal storm of 2017 has hit the first week of the New Year more

Jan 4, 2017 8:22 AM Blog 1 Comments

For anyone who would like to have their Instagram photography featured, use #activenorcal and we'll give it a look! Here are the top 10 photos of the week from NorCal more

Dec 29, 2016 9:35 AM Blog

The rockslide will leave Highway 299 closed until possibly next week more

Dec 13, 2016 9:40 AM Blog

Of the 100 million dead trees in California, 62 million died in 2016, an unprecedented number. more

Nov 22, 2016 2:11 PM Outdoors

The recent storm cleared up and left our friends at Shasta Mountain Guides an epic bluebird powder day on the mountain more

Nov 2, 2016 5:32 PM Outdoors 1 Comments

Getting enough of the NorCal destination that President Theodore Roosevelt dubbed the "Eighth Wonder of the World," isn't possible. more

Oct 14, 2016 11:30 AM Outdoors

We've just been supplied with a gentle tease from mother nature in the form of early snow... more

Sep 22, 2016 12:53 PM Outdoors

Chris Tomer is one of the country's most renowned mountain weather experts and he is calling for a very snowy upcoming winter season for NorCal more

Sep 6, 2016 1:47 PM Outdoors 2 Comments