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  • Utah is a great place to visit with everything from the "greatest snow on earth" to unique and beautiful geological sites. This list is a convenient starting place for your next adventure.

    140 Places to Go and Things to Do in Utah

    140 Places to Go and Things to Do in Utah

    by Rebecca Young27

  • Signal Hill National Historic Site, in St. John's, has several excellent hiking trails. Rated from easy to difficult, they all offer panoramic views and breathtaking scenery.

    The Hiking Trails of Signal Hill

    The Hiking Trails of Signal Hill

    by Stephen Barnes4

  • This is day 2 of our backpacking hike to Red River Gorge in Kentucky. October 24th 2018. We traversed the unofficial trail to Hanson's Point. Incredible views.

    Red River Gorge: Hanson's Point in Autumn

    Red River Gorge: Hanson's Point in Autumn

    by Ron Grimes0

  • As a resident of San Marcos, Texas and an avid hiker, these are my personal Top 5 trails to hike in San Marcos. These are relatively short hikes ranging from about a mile to 8.4 miles. Some hikes could be longer depending upon the route you take. Always remember to stay safe and stay hydrated!

    Top 5 Hiking Trails in San Marcos, Texas

    Top 5 Hiking Trails in San Marcos, Texas

    by Billy W Mitchell1

  • Outbound Dan Human recounts his more than two thousand-mile backpacking trip along the Appalachian Trail. Memories of the southbound thru hike are shared through a collection of pictures.

    An Appalachian Trail Thru Hike in Pictures

    An Appalachian Trail Thru Hike in Pictures

    by Dan Human32

  • If you want a clean, well-maintained, quiet place to camp with your tent or RV, Iron Ridge Campground is your place.  If you want well-cleared, moderately tough trails to hike/run, the Lakeshore Trail that starts from the campground is the perfect compliment to a relaxing, yet adventurous getaway.

    Camping in Ohio: Lake Vesuvius Pedro, Ohio

    Camping in Ohio: Lake Vesuvius Pedro, Ohio

    by Debra Roberts2

  • In this article, I review the Keen Gypsum hiking boot. This tough new waterproof hiker conquers the trails while cushioning your feet. From backpacking to rugged hiking, I field tested the Gypsum for several months before writing this review.

    Review of the Keen Gypsum Hiking Boot

    Review of the Keen Gypsum Hiking Boot

    by Dan Human9

  • Early morning hike in Tucson, Arizona's Saguaro National Park yields sectacular sunrise along with numerous photo opportunities in a lush desert landscape.

    Sunrise Hike in Saguaro National Park

    Sunrise Hike in Saguaro National Park

    by Chuck Nugent9

  • As a newcomer to hiking, you may be wondering what brands to use, what gear to bring, and how to best prepare for a climb. With this introduction to trekking, you will be ready for your next adventure in no time.

    A Crash Course in Hiking

    A Crash Course in Hiking

    by Adelia Maghribia4

  • A trip report from our hike to the mountains of Colvin and Blake in the Adirondacks of Upstate, New York. Colvin and Blake are two of the mountains in the Adirondack Forty-Six Challenge, which consists of forty-six mountains above (or just below) 4,000 feet in the Adirondack Park.

    Adirondack Hike: Colvin and Blake

    Adirondack Hike: Colvin and Blake

    by JOC0

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