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Sibley Volcanic Preserve Review
9 years ago

Sibley Volcanic Preserve Review

Another right-in-our-backyard hike for kids, the Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve is in the Oakland Hills just off Highway 24. The scenery is a combination of coastal mountain with dense Eucalyptus forest and open, sundrenched East Bay Hills.
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Sunol Wilderness Review
9 years ago

Sunol Wilderness Review

The Sunol Wilderness is right in our own backyard. Situated between San Jose and Pleasanton, California, it can be reached right off Highway 680 at the base of the Sunol Grade.
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Mountain Hardwear Ascent MCZ Review

By  • Skiing, Apparel, Hike

What combines the best features of a Marmot Oracle jacket and a Pillow Pet? The Mountain Hardwear MCZ, that’s what. Out of the box, this jacket looks like your traditional hardshell. On closer inspection, it’s not.
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Marmot Genesis Jacket Review

By  • Skiing, Apparel, Hike

Out of the box, the Marmot Genesis is very cool. I chose the bright green which is definitely eye catching. The Genesis also has a bright silver reflective seam accent and logo treatment that dresses the otherwise monochrome jacket up quite a bit.
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