Mt. Leconte Alum Cave Trail

The Alum Cave Trail to Mt. Leconte

**We'll soon be back from the holidays...until then, please enjoy this re-run of a post that appear in this space earlier in the year -- one of the most popular trails in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, The Alum Cave Trail to Mt. Leconte. It's popular for a reason! *The Alum Cave Trail to …

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Haleakala National Park

To Hike Beyond the Sunrise: Haleakala Volcano

Haleakala Volcano **December has been an incredible but very busy month for all of us...With the expected coming of Santa Claus, the arrival of the newest member of our Team, sled-dog Fitzroy, Sylvia having the busiest end of year in the history of her business and Site Editor Brian preparing for his CISSP exam, there …

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More Bucketlists…What are the UK’s Best Hikes?

The Greatest Hikes in the UK? For many years I have dreamed of doing a long walk in the UK -- the place where the idea of long distance walking in the modern sense was born. In addition to being scenic, the UK offers many other advantages, including the fact that it is an English …

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Patagonian Route of Parks!

Chile unveils new scenic hike in wild Patagonia...but details remain rather sketchy We are preparing for a trip to Patagonia next year. So it is no surprise that THIS announcement would get our attention… According to the BBC… “Chile has launched a huge scenic route through its Patagonian wilderness to boost tourism and highlight the …

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Is the TMB for me? How to Hike the Grand Circle

Tour du Mont Blanc: Can I hike the Tour du Mont Blanc? Can I complete the Grand Circle of the Tour du Mont Blanc too? This may be the question you are asking yourself. The celebrated tour of Western Europe’s highest peak is the single most rewarding thing that Brian and Sylvia have ever done. …

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More Bucket Lists

Bucket List Hikes. We’re always on the lookout for them. It’s amazing how many lists there are of “Great Treks” floating around on the internet. A Google search on the term “Best treks in the world” returned 10,600,000 results. Of course, a search for “Best cakes in the world" returned 340,000,000 results. That’s Google for …

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