Tromp Blog

Plants at Home

Elkhorn Native Plant Nursery is open to the public every Friday.

By Neil Khosla

"Big Blue Live": Day 3

A wild orca leaping out of the water. Photo by Kim (Flickr)

The finale to this awesome TV special.

"Big Blue Live": Day 2

Great White Shark showing off a deadly set of teeth. Photo by Travelbag Ltd (Flickr)

Can increasing biodiversity be a bad sign?

Big Blue Live: Day 1

Yes, you can see the ocean live from your living room.

10 Reasons to Start Mountain Biking

Reason #11: getting cornered. Kevin Pritchard photo.

Reason #6: To be 7 years old again.

OneWheel's Float Life

The boys shredding to the shred fest.

Just try watching OneWheel's lastest video without mentally planning your next outdoor playdate with your best buds, or don't. Resisting is useless.

Butano Was Made for Families

Butano just seems to make kids happy.

Natural play areas and excellent campfire programming make Butano State Park a standout kid-friendly destination.

Riding The Flow Trail With A Builder

Trailbuilder Matt De Young takes a corner on his baby. The Flow Trail was completed in March 2015. Bruce Dorman photo.

For those who helped construct the Flow Trail at Soquel Demonstration State Forest, riding it is a rowdy trip down memory lane.

5 Great Things to Do This Fourth of July

Berry Creek Falls in Big Basin Redwoods SP. Photo by Christopher Michel on Flickr.

Fun ways to celebrate Independence Day in the wilds near Silicon Valley.

Camping in The Great Park

Want to sleep under a redwood? The Great Park has almost 500 campsites designed for that very purpose.

Sleep beneath towering redwoods in the Santa Cruz Mountains.