For at least 10 years we’ve hemmed and hawed trying to come up with a defendable list of the best day hikes around the world.
Here’s (finally) our first draft. Two from Norway!
Each is unique. Unforgettable. Each just might change your life.
top 10 day hikes
#1) Harder Ridge, Interlaken, Switzerland
#2) Besseggen Ridge, Norway
#3) Tongariro Alpine Crossing, New Zealand
#4) Zion Narrows Top-Down Route, Utah
#5) Reinebringen, Lofoten, Norway
#6) Alpine Circuit, Lake O’Hara, Canada
#7) Caminito del Rey, Spain
#8) The Wave, Arizona
#9) Puez-Odle Altopiano, Dolomites, Italy
10) Göreme, Cappadocia, Turkey
Leave a comment if you have any great day hikes to add.
Julia recommends the Dawson-Pitamakan Loop in Glacier National Park, Montana. And one of the many great day hikes out of El Chalten in Patagonia — perhaps Laguna de Los Tres.