Without question, one of the best day hikes in the world.
Although beautiful, it can be dangerous if you are not fully prepared to enter an alpine environment. Extreme weather, terrain and distance have resulted in this track having the highest number of search and rescues for trampers in New Zealand. …
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I love National Parks. But ranking the 4000 worldwide is super difficult.
Men’s Journal gave it a try.
1. Wrangell-St Elias National Park, Alaska
2. Torres del Paine National Park, Chile
3. Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota
4. Kakadu National Park, Australia
5. Jasper National Park, Canada
(via Adventure Blog)
CARI PATTISON posted a superb and comprehensive guide for ladies who might be called … height impaired.
Here she is with two thru hikers who will take far fewer strides each day.
Power to Petite Hikers!
Trip report by BestHike editor Rick McCharles.
Only 3km return, this scramble is considered difficult. On the other hand, there are plenty of comfort ropes to assist you. Some of the descents might be tricky in the rain.
Very pretty is this old pipe now covered with moss. They bricked the ends to keep critters and kids out.
… offering views as far away as downtown Victoria, Juan de Fuca Strait, and towards Sooke …