"hiking" tag

Six of the Best US National Trails // The Guardian

Described as a “wilderness path in our backyard”, the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), goes through 57 major mountain passes, dips into 19 major canyons and meanders alongside more than 1,000 lakes and tarns….

How to Travel to Machu Picchu // REI Co-op Journal

  The ancient Inca citadel of Machu Picchu is perhaps one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. While those who crave more undiscovered gems may be hesitant to join the…

Active in the Eastern Sierra // Alaska Beyond

The bike trail descends from the summit of Mammoth Mountain and winds along a slope scattered with pumice. The air is thin and cool, but it is the view that really takes my…

Hiking the Headwaters: Finding Flow in the San Joaquin River High Country // KCET.org

    Looking west from the outlet of Thousand Island Lake, Banner Peak looms in the distance creating a backdrop worthy of a postcard. The deep blue alpine water sparkles in the sun…

Hiking the Giant, Sleeping Giant Provincial Park // Matador Network

ON ANY GIVEN DAY, in Sleeping Giant Provincial Park, you can identify more than 100 species of birds. “Hear that?” Parks Canada’s Greg Stroud asks me. Stopped mid-stride, he sang back to an…

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