News / San Diego

Mine Wash Road Hike

The spirit of adventure and exploration doesn’t have to be super dangerous and difficult sometimes it’s just going a different route or somewhere you have not been before. That’s not to say planning and preparation are not important either. One of the great things about San Diego’s backcountry is an area you have been to many times can still have a few surprises up its sleeve.

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An Afternoon Adventure With Mrs. KFO

We often don’t get days off together so when a Monday lines up we like to jump at the chance to get out together. Running a small business means our schedules don’t really line up but the day after valentine’s day we headed to the coast for a little adventure.  We would be doing the Ho Chi Minh Trail in La Jolla.

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Survival Starts at Home: Water

Survival Starts at Home: Water, we spent an amazing week in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, and you can read about it HERE, but it was definitely a stark contrast from the water situation down here in SoCal.

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Exploring Fire Roads and Truck Trails

Fire roads and truck trails are a great way to get your feet wet when it comes to back country travel and backpacking. Lately with all of the shutdowns I have been exploring local places I have usually overlooked.

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Vanquest Dendrite Waist Pack

The “fanny pack” is back, and it’s cool again to be able to store extra stuff securely, outdoors people rejoice! I have been using my Vanquest Dendrite Large for a couple months now and am pretty stoked to have something new.

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CDFW Lands Pass

Today we are talking about the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) and their Lands Pass.

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Hope Everyone is Well

So, first Blog post in a little over a month, sorry about that. It has been a really trying time and we are rolling with it.  But we have been working to adjust to the new way of operating and getting into routines as I’m sure all of you have by now. I’m getting back int to the routine of writing Blogs, haha.

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Getting Creative with the Outdoors

Getting creative with your trails and hikes, this shelter in place and social distancing thing has got me thinking we need to be more creative with how we enjoy the outdoors and about getting back to the idea of exploring.

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Going to be doing online sales for a little bit...

Good afternoon, sorry for the late blog post in the end of the week, it’s been a little hectic, ha-ha. So right now, we wanted to take a few minutes to go over our plans for the shop and how to get you anything you might need.

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Mt Gower Open Space Preserve

Mt Gower Open Space Preserve is located southeast of Ramona at the end of Gunn Stage Rd back in the Ramona Country Estates. I think it is one of the better kept secrets for those who want to enjoy a challenging hike with amazing views

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