Fitness + Outdoors
When Phil Dawson nailed a 40-yard field goal as time expired to secure a 23-20 victory over the Arizona Cardinals, he accomplished two things: he clinched a hard-fought road win over a divisional opponent and booked the 49ers a trip to Green Bay to meet a familiar “friend.”
I’m a huge fan of urban hikes, what with their secret staircases and craggy vistas. But sometimes you want a hike that feels more like a hike—with big trees and winding trails and no houses.
Love it, hate it, traverse the labyrinth that it is, and you’ll learn to (kind of) love it.
For Bay Area types, it’s an awful, terrible, let-us-never-mention-its-name type of a dungeon, but there’s still a strange, gripping, nostalgic place that tugs at the heart.
It’s the ‘Stick. We hate it, but it’s beautiful.
Mount Tamalpais is certainly not the highest peak in the Bay Area, but it’s perhaps the most dominating visually, presenting a graceful profile to San Francisco and the East Bay.
The holidays are rapidly approaching, but there are still plenty of great local bike events to keep even the most hard core of cyclists busy in the holiday season.
The "Bowl to Fill All Bowls" continues a favorite San Francisco holiday tradition as the Washington Huskies take on the BYU Cougars in the 2013 Fight Hunger Bowl game! Meanwhile, fans will be supporting some of the Bay Area's most respected charities, since the Bowl donates one meal for every ticket sold to the game!
Give this much to the mercurial and oft-middling Warriors: they’ve got a flair for the dramatic.