It’s California’s take on the 500-mile trek in Spain
Due to the popularity of the recent movie “The Way,” more Americans have become aware of the Camino de Santiago, the 500-mile trek through northern Spain. What many Californians don’t realize, however, is that we have a Camino of our own right here in the Golden State.
On a handmade recumbent bicycle constructed out of bamboo, Dug Shelby left Paso Robles on Sept. 16 for a 5,000 mile trek to New York on an athletic endeavor to bring about more awareness to the issue of human trafficking.
Posture during exercise will greatly affect not only your endurance, but other aspects of your life as well. Poor posture pits your own muscles and physiology against yourself – you fight your own body!
Pinnacles National Park offers breathtaking glance of nature at its best
Lying on my back, on a sun-warmed rock, at the top of High Peaks, in the heart of Pinnacles National Park (elevation 1,540), I strive not to move a muscle. My breath is imperceptible, my eyes unblinking.
Fun, social and active sport takes SLO County by storm
Pickleball was once called “the fastest growing sport in the country you’ve never heard of.” Not anymore. This very fun, very social, very ‘active’ game has grown exponentially since it was first introduced in 1965.
Developed by Washington State representative and eventual Lt. Governor, Joel Pritchard, the name of the sport originated, according to urban legend, in honor of Pritchard’s dog, Pickles, who would chase any errant balls and return them...most of the time.
What’s your go-to way to stay active and fit? Cycling? Running? Kayaking? Bowling? Lifting weights? Taking the dog for a walk? Playing Frisbee?
Folks along the Central Coast are taking part in a wide variety of outdoor activities – and a lot of indoor ones as well – at this very moment. A slew of opportunities await each one of us every day, from the very young to the young at heart.
Full week of films and activities through Oct. 7 celebrates the great outdoors.
Last year’s benefit screening of Banff Film Festival’s Radical Reels tour in San Luis Obispo was such a success for SLO Op Climbing that they decided to expand one night of films to a full week of films and activities celebrating people in the outdoors from Sept. 30 to Oct. 7.
A joint venture between All Out Events and SLO Op Climbing, both run by Kristin and Yishai Horowitz, the event comes at a time when people start to wrap up their summer adventures and start thinking about winter.
The Paso Robles Wine Region is quickly becoming a hot spot for wine tasting and vineyard tours, and autumn is one of the busiest times of year. Wine lovers from all over are able to take pleasure in celebrating a new vintage being born during this special time in Paso known as, Harvest!