Articles about hike
Hiking is an outstanding summertime activity that allows you to enjoy the outdoors and exercise. However, in order to do so, there are some basic elements you need to know before your trip such as physical condition, level of difficulty of the hike, weather, food and equipment.
Options for hiking The Narrows in Zion National Canyon. This hike is considered to be one of the world's best canyon hikes. Options are short day hike, long day hike, and camp overnight.
The Pacific Northwest offers great hiking areas, this article focuses on Dog Mountain located in the Columbia River Gorge. It is close to Portland and one of the more difficult hikes in the area. The difficulty and the beauty of this hike make it a must for people hiking in the Pacific Northwest.
If you enjoy hiking and either live in Southern California, or are planning to travel there, you will want to check out the Laguna Coast Wilderness areas. Right on the border of the quaint town of Laguna Beach, this spectacular wildlife area is perfect for people who want to see and enjoy California in its natural state.
Hiking for fun, fitness and social enhancements Mental and physical health are both brought to you in active hiking in the nearby hills or mountains. You can join a club (recommended) or just go it alone. What could be better than a hike for pleasure â€“ especially with...
This article describes several scenic hikes in Rocky Mountain National Park that are enjoyable for families with young kids.
Oregon is one of the most beautiful places to go hiking. There are hundreds of trails, parks, preserves, and wildlife refuges that are open to hikers. Some of the best Oregon hikes include waterfalls, wetlands, beaches, and winding rivers. There is something for everyone, but the question is: where...
When you hear about Angels Landing deaths summer after summer it might dissuade you from doing the hike in Zion National Park. On the shuttle bus the drivers warn you that it isn't for small children or those who have even the slightest fear of heights. However, whenever I...
We've all seen the misty, magical pictures of Machu Picchu, but have you ever looked into hiking the Inca Trail with it? Here's why you should consider adding the Inca Trail to your itinerary.
Diamond Head State Monument on Oahu has history, a challenging hike and beautiful views. This crater was formed more than a quarter or a million years ago and its majesty attracts hikers and tourists daily. Hike Diamond Head on Oahu!
Located outside of beautiful Estes Park, Colorado, this national park is a mountain paradise. Hundreds of thousands of tourists from around the world come every year to visit alpine lakes, observe rare wildlife, and climb peaks over 14,000 feet above sea level. Rocky Mountain National Park, established in 1920, offers car and backcountry camping, hundreds of miles of hikes, and gorgeous vistas visible from easily accessible roads. Truly, this gem of a national park offers something for everyone.
This articles reviews the hike to Mt. Ida in Rocky Mountain National Park, a less well known climb, but rewarding for those who like hiking in solitude in the high mountains with views of alpine lakes, glaciers and mountain ranges in all directions.
Starved Rock State Park in Illinois sees millions of visitors each year. The hiking trails are a hot-spot for visitors because of the beautiful views and variety of trails, but how do you know which trails to pick? Here are some of the best canyons at Starved Rock State Park.