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15 Amazing Long-Distance Hikes Around the World

1. Via Alpina<p><b>Distance:</b> 5,000+ km/3,107+ miles<p>Stretching from Monaco to Trieste and winding through France, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Germany, …

Coastlines

16 Best Hiking Trails in Costa Rica

With 30% of the land area protected by national parks, wildlife refuges, and preserves, Costa Rica hiking reveals a variety of well-marked trails for …

Hiking

TOP 15 BEST HIKES IN EUROPE

Are you one of those people who think Europe is just about beautiful cities and history? Let me tell you that there is much more to this continent …

7 Classic Hiking Trails In Maine To Take Before You Die

If you’re a long-time reader, you know how much we advocate for getting outside in Maine. From beach days to trail blazing, there’s something for …

12 Top-Rated Hiking Trails in Sedona

<b>4.</b> Boynton Canyon<p>The Boynton Canyon trail is <b>a 6.1-mile out-and-back hike</b> leading through several types of forests typical of the Sedona area. …

Navigate Hiking Trails With Hikepack

iOS: Navigating along roads is easy—just start up Google Maps or Waze—but finding your way on a trail in the woods tends to require a patchwork of …

Apps

Hiking Ireland's northern coast will make you believe in magic

In the wilds of Ireland, fairies dwell.<p>A well-known fairy bush in County Clare delayed the building of a new motorway. The reason? Fear that its …

Ireland

10 of the World’s Best Hiking Trails with Waterfalls

10. Raven Falls<p>This 4.9 miles trail offers a memorable hike through a lush stream valley where a beautiful cascading creek divides the elegant Raven …

Mailbag with Jennifer Pharr Davis: What Should be Done About Appalachian Trail Overcrowding

Welcome to Mailbag with Jennifer Pharr Davis, where we take hikers’ questions and pass them off to the trail legend for her wisdom and analysis. …

10 Breathtaking Sights You Can’t Miss in Scandinavia

Embark on an exhilarating journey through the Norwegian mountains, across the serene waterfalls of Sweden, along the beaches of Denmark and if you’re …

12 F*cking Brilliant Hiking Hacks You Need To Try ASAP

1. Even if you’re going on a short hike, bring the essentials.<p>Things to tick off of your checklist: a map, extra layers of clothing, sunscreen, …

The 8 Best Camping Tarps to Buy in 2018

At first glance, a camping tarp can seem simple: a big piece of waterproof fabric, typically square or rectangular, meant to offer a bit of extra …

Stunning Under-the-Radar Hikes in Europe

Travel<p>Explore Europe's natural landscapes through these lesser known hikes.<p>Global tourism is on the rise. There was a six percent increase in worldwide travelers in 2017, and nearly 52 percent of Americans plan to visit Europe in the next two years, according the World Tourism Organization. While …

European Travel

5 Amazing Hiking Trails In Phuket For Nature Lovers

Phuket’s landscape is blessed with glistening waterfalls and hills, affording panoramic views of the azure blue sea and evergreen rainforests. This …

Transalpina: From the Devil’s Path to the King’s Road

The highest altitude road in Romania, Transalpina competes with the stunning Transfagarasan for the most beautiful road in the country. Whichever is …

10 Hiking Trails in Indonesia that Offer the Most Breathtaking Views

It cannot be overstated: Indonesia is one of the greatest hiking destinations in the entire world. If that comes as a surprise to you, you’ll see why …

Japan Alps Traverse: Route Expectations

The start of my Japanese Alps Traverse is less than a week away and I have been looking into the route a bit more since, you know, I should probably …

Step up: eight epic hikes of the world

Hiking is about more than exercise, pleasant scenery or getting from A to B; putting one foot in front of the other for hours, days or even weeks on end creates a special sense of connection to a place.<p>Lonely Planet’s new book, <i>Epic Hikes of the World</i>, contains 50 of the best routes suggested by our …

Mike Drew: Enjoying El Camino – by myself

There were about a dozen cars in front of me and three times that many in a line behind.We were all rolling along at maybe 10 km/h under the speed …

8 Epic Long Distance Hikes Around The World

1. Appalachian Trail<p>First, one that you’ve all probably heard of: The Appalachian Trail. The AT is a classic American walk in the woods, stretching …

8 Waterfalls You Have to See in Zambia That Aren't Victoria Falls

While many visitors come to Zambia to see Victoria Falls, dotted around the country are hundreds of other waterfalls that also have a special charm. …

7 Games To Make Hiking With Kids More Fun

Not every child appreciates an idyllic walk through the woods.<p>Hiking with young kids can be a challenge. Sure, it’s incredibly rewarding when the …

The Ultimate Guide To Learning How To Hike

When it comes to physical activity, it should be plenty apparent by now that hiking is one of our favorites. And while it might seem like second …

Swiss Alps: old huts to chic chalets

After a long ascent via hairpins through smaller and smaller villages in the Swiss Alps, the bumpy track around the mountainside eventually petered out into a stony path, indicating we had reached the end of our journey.<p>I had the sinking feeling that we were in the wrong place. There should have …

5 Must Experience Hikes in Ontario, Canada

4) East Coast Trail<p>With over 265 km of trail and 24 paths to choose from, there is something for everyone at the East Coast Trail. The level of …

Leave No Trace includes your hiking posts on social media

Social media plays a big role in many people’s lives, and it’s only natural that our love of sharing would extend to the outdoors. As more and more …

Europe’s 7 Most Epic Hiking Trails

Thrilling heights, breathtaking scenery, challenging landscapes—the world’s best hiking trails have something for everyone. And there’s no better …

3 Urban Hiking Trails for City Dwellers

New York, New York: Long Path<p><b>Palisades Interstate Park</b><p>You don’t need to wander far from the concrete jungle of Manhattan to find a real forest. In …

Trails

What Survival Tips Should All Hikers Know Before Starting Out?

<i>What wilderness survival tips should all campers and hikers know before starting out? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Adam Weymouth, author of Kings of the Yukon, on Quora:</b><p>I don’t …

These 13 Hawaii Hiking Trails Lead To Some Incredible Pieces Of History

With the fascinating history and some of the best hiking in the world, Hawaii is home to a variety of hiking trails that will also teach us lessons …