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2 Nice Trail Hiking Networks in Canmore, Alberta

Canmore, Alberta, near Banff, offers a lot of hiking opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts. In this article, I review the Canmore Nordic Centre trails and the ones near Horseshoe Loop.

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Adirondack Hike: Rooster Comb and Snow Mountains

Details from a hiking loop of Rooster Comb and Snow Mountains in the Adirondack Park of Upstate, New York.

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Visiting Zion National Park: A Few Lesser Known Hikes

Zion is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful parks in the country. To really see the park in all its glory, you have to go hiking since some of the most scenic and majestic places are tucked away, and can only be reached by trail.

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Adirondack Hike: Pitchoff Mountain & Balanced Rocks

A detailed trip report from an October hike to the summit of Pitchoff Mountain in the Adirondack Park of New York. Pitchoff Mountain stands at 3,600 feet and is a 3.8-mile in-and-back or 4.3-mile through hike.

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Adirondack Hike: Blue Mountain

A detailed report of a hike to the summit of Blue Mountain in the Adirondack Park of New York in mid June.

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Walking the Camino de Santiago

The French portion is still the most popular route of Camino de Santiago. Here you'll find tips and anecdotes that will make your journey memorable.

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The Stunning West Fork of Oak Creek Hiking Trail in Sedona

Stunning red rock formations and cool forested canyons offer a variety of hiking opportunities suited for hikers of all abilities. For a myriad of reasons, the West Fork trail is considered to be the most popular in Sedona's trail system.

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Exploring Rhondda Cynon Taf, a Celtic Cult Circuit

The route meanders through farmland and woodlands via the site of Darren Deusant (cliff of the two Saints) with Celtic associations. The route is waymarked with bunny logos and the number 6 for easy navigation.

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Raven Rock State Park Lillington, NC

Family friendly hiking for adults, kids, and pets. Like most North Carolina state parks, this is a very popular location on the weekends. Located in the middle of the state, Raven Rock State Park offers camping and 20 miles of hiking trails ranging from easy to moderate.

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Hiking in Kaibab National Forest (in Grand Canyon National Park)

Are you looking for the perfect place to get out and do some walking/hiking this year? Look no further than the Kaibab National Forest in Grand Canyon National Park. This is a fun and relaxing hike, a great place to escape the crowds and lose yourself among the majestic ponderosa pines.

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Traversing Taf Fechan: Hiking in the Brecon Beacons

Using the Ramblers App to find a new trail I'd not yet traversed, I was blown away with the Taf Fechan hike. Waterfalls, a steep climb, a memorial to five Canadian airmen, a ridge walk with fine views across the Brecon Beacons and two disused reservoirs can all be found on this walk.

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Exploring the Lenore Caves in Eastern Washington

Sharing an adventure to the Lake Lenore Caves located in beautiful Eastern Washington.

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My Summertime Destination: The Quinault Rainforest

I will be sharing my personal experience and recollections of my summertime camping trip while visiting the Quinault Rainforest in Washington State.

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My Summertime Destination: Sol Duc Falls at the Olympic National Park

Allow me to share a favorite summertime destination to the Sol Duc Falls at the Olympic National Park in Washington State (with photos).

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Tank Hollow Vista: The Secret Hike to Spectacular Views of Pennsylvania's Lehigh Gorge

Located in Forest Township, Pennsylvania (minutes from Jim Thorpe, PA), Tank Hollow Vista offers one of the most spectacular, scenic views east of the Mississippi. It is a relatively easy hike with an amazing reward. This hike culminates at a rocky outcropping perched high atop the Lehigh Gorge.

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Simpson River Trail in Kootenay National Park

In this article, I recall the Simpson River Trail in Kootenay National Park done easy-style. I didn't take the whole trail by any stretch but just the opening 30 minutes to a nice viewpoint.

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Hiking the Lehigh Valley Gorge: Pennsylvania's Buttermilk and Luke's Falls Two-Waterfall Hike

With rocky outcroppings and a lush, dense forest, amazing dual waterfall views await your arrival at Lehigh Gorge State Park in Luzerne and Carbon County Pennsylvania. This article includes photography, tips, and personal experiences while hiking and biking this vast outdoor oasis.

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Banff Hoodoos Toe Trail Near Banff Alberta (With Videos)

In this article, I recall a little bit of time I spent hiking on the Toe Trail near some hoodoos in Banff National Park.

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Hiking Trails at Cochrane Ranch Park

In this article, I give you a preview of what type of hikes to expect at Cochrane Ranch Park with a focus on trails. It's complete with videos.

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Alice Lake's Four Lakes Trail Near Squamish

In this article, I reviewed a day trip out to Alice Lake near Squamish and a good time I had hiking in the area.

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Rocky Bluffs Trail Near Ucluelet BC

In this article, I recall my trail walking in Ucluelet. One easy-to-moderate trail that I walked was the Rocky Bluffs Trail.

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Giant Cedar Trail Between Port Alberni and Tofino

In this article, I recall my trip to the Giant Cedar Trail on Vancouver Island. It's complete with two Youtube videos.

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Trails and Hiking in Kalamoir Regional Park in West Kelowna

In this article, I review my trip to Kalamoir Regional Park in West Kelowna.

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Peden Lake Trail Near Sooke British Columbia

In this article, I review a hike on the Peden Lake Trail from the summer of 2020. The lake is central to the memories I formed that day.

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Englishman River Falls and Nymph Falls on Vancouver Island

In this article, I recall two July 2020 visits to waterfalls on Vancouver Island. Complete with video, I give my travels tips and recommendations.

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Nanaimo's Extension Ridge Trail: The Abyss

In this article, I recall my July 2020 hike in south Nanaimo where I looked for the trail to the Abyss (ie. the Extension Ridge Trail).

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Piper's Lagoon Park and Neck Point Park in Nanaimo British Columbia

In this article, I recalled a couple of visits to some seaside parks in Nanaimo, British Columbia on Vancouver Islands: Piper's Lagoon Park and Neck Point Park.

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Bear's Hump Trail in Waterton Lakes National Park

In this article, I recall a trip I took up an amazing and short trail in Waterton Lakes National Park in July of 2021.

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Rogers Creek Nature Trail and the Hole in the Wall Near Port Alberni

In this article, I review my experiences in the Rogers Creek Trail System near Port Alberni on Vancouver Island, including searching for the Hole in the Wall attraction.

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Bear Sightings in Western Canada (My Hiking Experiences)

In this hiking article, I recall the very few times that I saw a bear while enjoying a nature trail in western Canada. I conclude that, based on all the trails I've hiked, chances of seeing a bear are very low so long as you make noise while hiking.

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Iona Jetty Trail in Iona Beach Park in Richmond British Columbia

In this article, I recall my trips out to Iona Baech Park in Richmond, British Columbia. The Iona Jetty Trail is one of my personal favorites.

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Hiking Trails Near Crofton British Columbia on Vancouver Island

In this article, I recall my day trip to Crofton, British Columbia and the hiking trail network in the Maple Mountain Forest Reserve.

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Heart Lake Trail Near Ladysmith on Vancouver Island

In this article, I recall my hiking trip to Heart Lake near Ladysmith on Vancouver Island from August 2020.

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Nose Hill Park Trails in Calgary Alberta

In this article, I review my trips to Calgary's Nose Hill Park in the northern section of that Albertan city.

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Glenbow Ranch Trails Near Cochrane Alberta

In this article, I recall one of my favorite hiking trips near Calgary, Alberta. I spent a handful of hours out at the Glenbow Ranch Park.

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Lighthouse Park in West Vancouver Hiking Trails

In this article, I recall my numerous trips out to Lighthouse Park in West Vancouver with a focus on the viewpoints and hiking trails in the park.

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Beaver Dam Flats in Calgary Alberta

In this article, I recall a park in Calgary, Alberta that I think nature and wildlife enthusiasts will be keen to visit.

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Cobble Hill Mountain Regional Recreation Area on Vancouver Island

In this article, I recall my visit to a park just off of the Trans Canada Highway in between Duncan and Mill Bay on scenic Vancouver Island.

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Two Safety Tips on Hiking Alone

In this article, I try to look past the common advice for safe hiking for the solo adventurer and focus on a couple of less-commonly-voiced pointers.

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Hope Lookout Trail Near Hope British Columbia

In this article, I recall my September 2020 visit to the Hope Lookout Trail near Hope, British Columbia.

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3 Easy Trails Close to Banff Alberta

In this article, I provide travel tips for the trail enthusiast who wants something easy to walk and easy to get to while in Banff.

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Cable Bay Nature Trail Near Nanaimo

In this article, I recall my August 2020 outing to the Cable Bay Nature Trail outside of Nanaimo, British Columbia in the Cedar and Mudge Island area of Vancouver Island.

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Trail to South Beach in Pacific Rim National Park

In this article, I recall a couple of short and sweet hikes in Pacific Rim National Park from Wickaninnish Beach to South Beach.

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A Ridgeway Ramble: Hiking in Llanharan

I love finding walking routes I never knew existed and this walk in Llanharan epitomises why. Located in the Welsh Valleys, Llanharan has picturesque views across South Wales, the Bristol Channel and the Brecon Beacons.

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Grassi Lake Trail Near Canmore Alberta

In this article, I recall my hikes to the Grassi Lakes in Canmore with photos and videos.

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Chickakoo Lake Trails (And Why They're Just So-So)

In this article, I recall my visit in the summer of 2020 to the trail network at Chickakoo Lake Regional Park in the greater Edmonton area.

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Slhanay Peak Trail in Squamish British Columbia (With Videos)

In this article, which has videos included, I recount a difficult hike using the Slhanay Peak Trail near Squamish, British Columbia.

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Quercus Point Trail in Murrin Provincial Park Near Squamish

In this article, I recalled my 2020 hike to Quercus Point in Murrin Provincial Park near Squamish, British Columbia. Videos included.

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Mount Benson Regional Park Trail Hiking Adventure Near Nanaimo on Vancouver Island

In this article, I recount a difficult hike in Nanaimo's Mount Benson Regional Park from mid-August of 2020.

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C-Level Cirque Trail in Banff National Park (With Videos)

This article details how to get to the C-Level Cirque Trail in Banff National Park and what to expect on the trail (with videos).