Bicycling, road or mountain bike, fly-fishing, fishing, kayaking, snorkeling, surfing, backpacking into wilderness; most any outdoor activity you might enjoy is available if you know where to look in the beautiful Monterey County environment. With a knowledgeable, experienced guide you can learn a new outdoor skill or find the best places in Monterey County to practice what you know. Equipment to do any of these activities may be rented at a modest additional charge. Want to see the "Hands" on the cave wall written into the poem by Robinson Jeffers? Circumnavigate the Monterey Peninsula on a bicycle visiting the Carmel Mission, The Lodge at Pebble Beach, Lovers Point, and Cannery Row. Fly-fish beneath redwoods in Big Sur. Enjoy the Happy Trail, a single-track trail at Fort Ord through an ancient native oak forest, it goes down-hill both ways. Kayak alongside otters and seals seeing Cannery Row and the Aquarium as the wildlife see it.. Surfing the Big Sur river-mouth is an iconic opportunity, when it breaks right. Activities can be combined, for example, fly-fishing and mountain biking into the Ventana Wilderness is possible; surfing and fishing in Big Sur, etc.
Environmental attorney semi-retired I have lived in Carmel Valley for 33 years. As a surfer kayacker and abalone diver I have explored the Monterey County coastline. I know all the secret surf spots south of San Francisco. As a fisherman I have fished for all the sport fish available in Monterey County. I have flyfished for trout in the major rivers and streams of the Ventana Wilderness. Once caught a 13 inch trout with my bare hands. Since I took up cycling 5 years ago, I have ridden almost all the trails on Fort Ord, and most of the rural roads in Big Sur and eastern Carmel Valley to Arroyo Seco. Full profile ⋅ Leave a Review
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