Dakota Kim is a food, culture and outdoors writer living in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains who has taken over The Wild newsletter for the next few months. She previously worked at Sunset and Edible San Luis Obispo, and owned a restaurant. She is the daughter of Korean American immigrants who taught her that every good hike should be punctuated by a meal of kimbap at the summit.
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With offerings like bouldering competitions. rappelling classes and phone app-activated routes, these gyms around Los Angeles and Orange County, well, rock.
Aug. 30, 2023
Use the archives, observations and life of local sci-fi author Octavia Butler to chart a delightful path through nearby nature
Aug. 17, 2023
Recording nature sounds is a way to capture memories, stay interested while hiking and help researchers — and you can do it with your phone. Tips for the best results.
Aug. 10, 2023
How about an L.A. River bike ride? The Elysian Valley Bicycle & Pedestrian Path is a safe haven from cars along the L.A. River through the Glendale Narrows.
Aug. 3, 2023
For some motorcyclists, the curvy mountain road from Wrightwood into the Angeles National Forest is a chance to lean into nature and all it offers
July 27, 2023
There are benefits to hiking in the heat of July and August, from fewer crowds to flourishing bird, animal and plant life. How to prepare for a hot hike, and why it’s worth it.
July 20, 2023
ParaCliffHangers, a national nonprofit organization for adaptive climbers who have disabilities, has a new L.A. chapter. Regular meetups take place at The Post in Pasadena.
July 13, 2023
A walk with forager Jessica Tsae-Ni Lin in Fox Hills Park reveals a wealth of edible plants. Lin offers queer and BIPOC foraging workshops and even speed dating.
July 6, 2023
FamCamp is an effort by California State Parks to get underserved families camping. The program trains participants and provides equipment and campsites.
June 29, 2023
Hiking is an endurance sport. Try weight training, cardio, altitude prep and other techniques to perform better on longer, steeper and more difficult hikes.
June 22, 2023