San Francisco Outdoors
GORP is fortunate to have two content partners who are based in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Foghorn Press specializes in outdoor recreation of every stripe.
Penngrove Publications covers biking—see our San Francisco Bay Area Biking Guide for some representative excerpts from their handy books.
Berkeley REI - Dependable source for gear, maps, and knowledgable staff people.
1338 San Pablo Ave. (near Gilman)
Berkeley, CA 94702-1094
Other Internet Resources
East Bay Regional Park District - Web site for the administrative agency of 55 parks and 26 interpark trails covering vore than 85,000 acres in Alameda and Contra Costa counties.
Outdoors Unlimited- A cooperative center for outdoors adventure and recreation, based at the University of California San Francisco.
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council - "Imagine a 400-mile ridgeline trail connecting the Bay Area's precious greenbelt of parks and open space, linking hundreds of communities region-wide."
Bay Area Sea Kayakers (BASK) - A cooperative sea kayak club, providing a forum for people to meet other paddlers, generate ideas for new trips, and promoting safe sea kayaking.
Mount Diablo Interpretive Association - Covering the ecology of East Bay's towering treasure.
Bay Area Backcountry - Fun site on nice places to hike and camp in the San Francisco Bay Area—good sense of humor.
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication