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Best Hikes in the Parks: Trail Maps

Olympic National Park, Washington<p><b>Hike and Climb Mount Olympus</b> <br>July and August<p><b>Round-Trip:</b> 40 Miles, 2 Days<p><b>Level:</b> Moderate Backpacking Trip; Challenging Peak Ascent<p>From the long approach through the old-growth Hoh rain forest to the top-of-the-world alpine summit, this is every inch a majestic climb. …

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Utah’s 10 most unbelievable views

Out in the USA’s wild west, the state of Utah has some of the country’s most incredible views – unreal sunsets, magical rock formations, majestic mountains and more. Whether you’re gazing up awestruck at red-rock cliffs from a raft bouncing along the Colorado River or hiking down into the grand …

These Are the Funniest Memes From the State of the Union

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11 Cities You Must Backpack At Least Once

There are almost too many must-see cities in the world -- and the most seamless way to hit them all is by backpacking. With little luggage and a huge sense of adventure, a backpacking trip allows you to experience new places with freedom and ease (all while teaching you more than college ever …

A 5,000-Mile Journey to the Last Frontier

North to Alaska, The Second Leg: Dawson City, Yukon Territory, to Homer, Alaska Alaska, here we come! After 10 days on the road (from Mile 0 of the …

Walking holidays in France: The 12 best companies for French hiking tours

It’s easy to see the appeal of walking holidays. You retreat from the rigours of modern life and take in the landscapes at your own pace, usually in a very scenic setting. France, with its extraordinary, varied terrain, and its timeless appeal for British visitors, is one of our readers’ favourite …