best trek in the world = GR20 Corsica

by besthike editor Rick McCharles

This past June I attempted the GR20.

… Corsica is a mountainous island in the Mediterranean and its GR20 is reputed to be the toughest waymarked trail in Europe. It is an ambitious route for fit and agile walkers, covering 190km in about two weeks as it makes a complete traverse through the high mountains, backpacking the whole way, sometimes with hands-on scrambling. …

Paddy Dillon

Starting tomorrow I’ll post my day-by-day trip report with annotated photos. It turned out to be the toughest hike of my life.

Lonely Planet:

1. GR20, France
2. Inca Trail, Peru
3. Pays Dogon, Mali
4. Everest Base Camp, Nepal
5. Indian Himalayas, India
6. Overland Track, Australia
7. Routeburn Track, New Zealand
8. The Narrows, USA
9. The Haute Route, France-Switzerland
10. Baltoro Glacier & K2, Pakistan

Best Treks in the World

Rick McCharles on the GR20

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