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Take a Hike: Mount Whitney Trail

Jordan Nicholson Special to The Collegian If you’ve been keeping up with this column and have enjoyed some of the previously recommended hikes, then I’m sure you are in the right state of mind: you have to go bigger. It’s ...

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Take a Hike: Mountain Goat Trail

By Jordan Nicholson Special to The Collegian Sometimes you just need to get away. Whether it’s a trip to the coast or up into the Sierra Nevada Mountains, it’s important to spend time away from the fast-paced days of the ...

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Take a Hike: Jackass Lakes and Madera Peak

Jordan Nicholson Special to The Collegian The Sierra Nevada Mountains are the ultimate playground for mountaineers, climbers and hikers. The jagged mountain peaks, rushing rivers and rocky terrain call for vast exploration and at times, technical skill. It’s also the ...

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Take a Hike: Redwood Mountain Trail

By Jordan Nicholson The weather in the Central Valley as of late has been quite sunny and warm. Pretty soon, the threat of rain won’t be an excuse to put off that epic hike you’ve been meaning to do since ...

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Take A Hike: Tips and tricks for the beginner hiker to the expert trailblazer

By Jordan Nicholson The spring semester has begun, and it’s time to get outdoorsy. There’s no better way to relieve semester stress and tension than to lace up your boots and blaze a new trail. The Central Valley is home ...

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Charles Darwin Celebration Hike SoundSlide

The biology club takes a hike to celebrate Charles Darwin’s 202nd birthday.

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There and back again: A Sierra adventure

Students staying in the Fresno area over the summer may find an escape from the heat and a change of view in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. Opportunities range from backcountry fishing to ranger-led nature walks. In this video, The Collegian Online reporter Heather Billings and her father, avid backpacker and outdoorsman Keith Billings, explore the Rae Lakes Loop, a four-day, 45-mile backpacking trip.

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