Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Urban Hiker SF Celebrates 1 Year in Business, 500 Hikers, and 2 New Routes




Hikers on a Match.com hike
This month, we at Urban Hiker SF are proud to celebrate our first anniversary! For the past
12 months we have helped you discover the stairways, hills, and hiking trails of San Francisco while you learn the history that shaped the City by the Bay.

500 Hikers and Counting
Since last August, we’ve toured San Francisco with over 500 hikers from over 10 countries! We’ve expanded our services to cover corporate events, and have run events with airbnb, Akamai, Eventbrite, and Google. Lastly, we’ve run dating events with Match.com and couples events with HowAboutWe.com.  
 
New Hiking Routes
When we launched our business last year, we had three hiking routes, “Urban Jungles,” “Stairways to Heaven,” and “Walk on the Wild Side.” In the past year, we launched two new tours, “Presidio Exploration” and “Tales of the City”. Presidio Explorationexplores the historic Presidio neighborhood and includes points of interest such as the Lyon Street Steps, two artworks by Andy Goldsworthy, Inspiration Point, the San Francisco National Cemetery, plus a number of the
SF National Cemetery Overlook
neighborhood's hiking trails. “Tales of the City,” named after the eponymous book series by Armistead Maupin, tours North Beach, Telegraph Hill, and Russian, Hill and covers sights including the Filbert and Greenwich Street Steps, Coit Tower, Lombard Street, Sts. Peter and Paul Church, and Macondray Lane.


Urban Hiker SF in the News
In just one year’s time, we have made an appearance in a number of press outlets. One of our most notable press mentions was an article with SFGate.com on “10 of San Francisco’sQuirkiest Homes”. We also authored two articles on SFBay.CA including “San Francisco:Playground for Adults” and “Forage for a Salad on SF Trails” and we were interviewed on Celia Castelli’s radio show, Lost in Transition.

Reviews and Ratings
Our goal is to provide you with a first-rate, memorable experience. With your help, we’ve reached 17 5-star reviews on Yelp and a top 20 rating (of 260) onTripAdvisor for activities in San Francisco. 

We wanted to share the great news since none of this would be possible without you. We thank you for your continued support and hope to see you out on the trails soon!






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