Outdoors

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SLO County Hike of the Week: Estero Bluffs

Estero Bluffs, which joined the California State Parks system in 2002, is accessible to almost anyone. The area features flat, open trails with expansive views of the bay and Morro Rock in the distance.

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Hike of the Week: Cerro San Luis

The trail: Cerro San Luis, or Madonna Mountain (the one with the big M). From downtown San Luis Obispo, follow Higuera Street south and take a right on Marsh Street. Pass under Highway 101 and turn right on Fernandez Lane find the parking area.

Outdoors

Hiking Estero Bluffs State Park

Estero Bluffs, which joined the California State Parks system in 2002, is accessible to almost anyone. The area features flat, open trails with expansive views of Morro Bay and Morro Rock in the distance.

Outdoors

Three moves to get toned arms

The body of a dancer is truly extraordinary - long, lean, and insanely strong, all at the same time. Truth be told, we'd love to look like a dancer without the years and years of training, and guess what? Now we can.

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Smartwool meets expectations for running shorts

Running shorts seem like they should be the easiest thing in the world to buy. Yet while there is not much to them, a lot of things can go wrong. Maybe that explains why most of us have a couple of go-to pairs while the rest sit in the closet gathering dust? The problem is that a running short that doesn't fit right can produce chaffing, something that no runner wants to talk about. So while it may not take a doctorate to manufacture good men's running apparel, the Smartwool PhD Run Short at least earns an honorary degree for its excellent performance.

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Hiking Estero Bluffs State Park

Estero Bluffs, which joined the California State Parks system in 2002, is accessible to almost anyone. The area features flat, open trails with expansive views of Morro Bay and Morro Rock in the distance.
Joe Tarica The Tribune
Hiking Estero Bluffs State Park 0:55

Hiking Estero Bluffs State Park

Still Frothy Surf Festival hits Pismo Beach 0:48

Still Frothy Surf Festival hits Pismo Beach

Hiking Harmony Headlands State Park 0:55

Hiking Harmony Headlands State Park

Cuesta College backpacking class makes final preparations for three-day trip 1:43

Cuesta College backpacking class makes final preparations for three-day trip