Top 25 Hiking Blogs

hiking bloggers favourite waterfalls

What makes hiking trails with waterfalls so great is the initial roaring, rumbling sound in the distance, followed by the sight of a powerful yet beautiful, formidable yet awe-inspiring, cascade of white water disappearing into the misty river below.

Ah yes, you are right where you want to be – at one with nature. …

Plitvice Waterfall, Croatia

6 great mountain peaks you can hike

Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

Mount Rainier, Washington

Mount Elbrus, Russia

Cotopaxi, Ecuador

Mount Fuji, Japan

Mount Shasta, California

6 Iconic Hikes You Should Do Before You Die

I believe Kili is the only one of those 6 that you MUST do with a guide.

Check our list of best trekking peaks. Kili and Ranier are on it.

5 great Canadian Rockies hikes

Canadian National Parks are FREE ENTRY in 2017. I’ve done all of these trips — some more than once — and am booked again in August for Assiniboine.

1. Skyline Trail
2. Skoki Circuit
3. Rockwall Trail
4. Berg Lake Trail
5. Mt. Assiniboine

Top 5 Backpacking Trips In The Canadian Rockies

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Rockwall

See our full list of the best hikes in North America.

Michael Lanza’s 25 most scenic hiking days

A terrific list.

  1. Grand Canyon Rim to Rim to Rim
  2. Yosemite’s Clouds Rest and Half Dome
  3. Walking Across Zion
  4. Alta Via 2, Dolomite Mountains, Italy
  5. Many Glacier to Logan Pass, Glacier National Park
  6. Hiking Mount St. Helens
  7. Laugavegur Trail, Iceland
  8. John Muir Trail – Evolution Basin to Mather Pass
  9. Death Canyon Shelf to South Fork Cascade Canyon, Grand Teton National Park
  10. Volcanoes of Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
  11. The Narrows, Zion National Park
  12. Gray Glacier, Torres del Paine National Park, Chile
  13. Mosquito Creek to Toleak Point, Southern Olympic Coast
  14. Paria Canyon Narrows
  15. High Sierra Trail, Sequoia National Park
  16. Crossing the Wind River Range, Wyoming 
  17. Royal Arch Loop, Grand Canyon
  18. Rockwall Trail, Kootenay National Park, Canadian Rockies
  19. Timberline Lodge to Cooper Spur, Timberline Trail, Mount Hood
  20. Europaweg (Europe Trail) Zermatt, Switzerland 
  21. Spider Gap-Buck Creek Pass Loop, Glacier Peak Wilderness, Washington
  22. Galdhøpiggen, Norway
  23. Crown of Idaho’s Sawtooth Mountains
  24. Thorung La, Annapurna, Nepal 
  25. Traversing the Sierra de Aitana in Southern Spain

Click over to his excellent site for details and links to trip reports:

The Big Outside – MY 25 MOST SCENIC DAYS OF HIKING EVER

Geoff Sears on the Highline Trail, Glacier National Park.