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Sports Basement Outdoors - Day Tours

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Address: 610 Mason St, San Francisco, CA 94129-1600
Phone Number: +1 415-437-0100

Sports Basement Outdoors is built on the idea that everyone should have the...

Sports Basement Outdoors is built on the idea that everyone should have the opportunity to be active and healthy, and that a healthy lifestyle can and should be fun.

Trips involve single and multi-day adventures, in the great outdoors, led by our team of nationally certified guides. We take pride in making these outings accessible and fun to individuals of all ages, skill and fitness levels. Our experienced guiding staff provides expert instruction with access to the latest and greatest gear and the best locations in the Bay Area!

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A "luxury" 2day1night biking/camping excursion

It was an unexpected wonderful experience. Biking the hills in Marin was very challenging for me, but the beautiful route from Sports Basement to Pt. Reyes and back was well... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 September 2016
Judy W

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

It was an unexpected wonderful experience. Biking the hills in Marin was very challenging for me, but the beautiful route from Sports Basement to Pt. Reyes and back was well worth it. Olema campgrounds was great with hot showers. 4 meals (lunch/dinner/breakfast/lunch) throughout trip all prepared by the Sports Basement team ... I consider that luxury camping! The team was... More 

Thank Judy W
San Francisco
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

This was a challenging but rewarding backpacking trip to Yosemite. The first day we camped in the back country which is such a world apart from any other experience. The beauty and serenity were unequaled. The second day up to half dome was tough (we were older than the rest of the group) but marvelous. You just can't believe the... More 

Thank bohemeSanFrancisco
Mountain View, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

This is the best biking outing in the area and I will go back asap. Can't rave enough about the excellent food, friendly guides, challenging ride with assistance on an individual level... everything you could desire. The great outdoors. The campsite is perfect too, with hot showers.

Thank katemgustin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

There is no better way to bike the beautiful roads of Marin County than with the Sports Basement team. Damon, Liane, Jennifer and Pete will pamper you, make sure you are enjoying every minute of your trip, supply you with food and water, repair your bike on the spot if needs be. It was fun and the chili at the... More 

Thank Bruno P
Oakland, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

I went up to Point Reyes on an overnight bike camping trip - it was from Saturday at 9am to Sunday at 2pm. Great overall experience and I was very impressed with the level of organization and detail the crew put into the whole trip. The guides were excellent, the bike support was phenomenal, and the food was great! They... More 

Thank karlie_alicia
Burlingame, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

The instructors were friendly and very knowledgeable. This class was appropriate for beginning mountain bikers, as well as those with some experience under their belts. Instructions were clear and helpful and I felt comfortable, yet appropriately challenged in the class. Time on the bike and trail were well-balanced and carefully constructed. There were lots of breaks during the ride to... More 

Thank BayAreaHappy1
San Francisco
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

The class is advertised as a skills clinic + trail ride. In reality it is a guided trail ride on a easy to moderate MTB trail (you get a choice). The class starts with a BS session where the guides talks about all the cool things they do. They then set up a 'switchback' course (put a semi-circle of rope... More 

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Anthony B, General Manager at Sports Basement Outdoors - Day Tours, responded to this review

Hello Gitano-SF, My name is Anthony, and I'm the director of Sports Basement Outdoors. Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback. We value the experience of every client we have on a trip. I'm sorry we let you down. We called a meeting of all our mountain bike guides and discussed your feedback. The team had a very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Fantastic Experience! I would highly recommend this trip to anyone. I participated with a group of 4 girlfriends and we had a wonderful time. Sports Basement did a great job supporting the trip, providing excellent guides, bike support, snacks, food and anything else we needed. We were able to relax (as much as you can relax after riding 70 miles)... More 

Thank Cori W
Sunnyvale, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

This was the most incredible experience! Everything was organized so well...backcountry and half dome permits were taken care of. The hike itself was amazing...the views and scenery were spectacular!!! I was lucky enough to be able to do this with 3 of my adult children, but I also enjoyed getting to know the others in the group. The guides were... More 

Thank cyndigyugyi
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

The teacher was super engaging and open to answering all questions from our group. I really enjoyed the training and feel ready to go out into the wilderness.

Thank Andrea S

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