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Hiking Ireland's Wild West Coast

This trip is proof that hiking is a great way to enhance international travel.

Kiwi Redux: The Second Time Around

From Rakiura National Park, New Zealand's newest, to old favorites like the Greenstone Track, the varied backcountry landscapes down here make the second or third trip even more interesting than the first.

Have a Nice Doomsday

By Melissa Wagenberg

Boiling mud, world class fishing and the greatest day hike on the planet await visitors to New Zealand's North Island. A National Geographic Adventure story.

Hidden Treasures of Anasazi Country

Thousand year old ruins and inscrutable rock art add interest and mystery to hiking the scenic canyons of Southern Utah's Cedar Mesa.

Hiking the Forgotten End of the AT

The U.S. Appalachian Trail may stop at Katahdin, but the Appalachian mountains continue north into Quebec, and so does the International Appalachian Trail--the Sentiers International des Appalaches

Hiking the Arizona Trail

By Dennis Lewon

Logging a weekend section of the Arizona Trail--a lesson in pacing.

Classic Hikes of the World: McGonagall Pass

An excerpt from Peter Potterfield's new book on the world's best hiking routes.

Classic Hikes of the World: Kungsleden

An excerpt from Peter Potterfield's new book on the world's best hiking routes.

Classic Hikes of the World: Routeburn Track

An excerpt from Peter Potterfield's new book on the world's best hiking routes.

Classic Hikes of the World: Grand Canyon

An excerpt from Peter Potterfield's new book on the world's best hiking routes.

Classic Hikes of the World: Wonderland Trail

An excerpt from Peter Potterfield's new book on the world's best hiking routes.

Classic Hikes of the World

By Peter Potterfield - September 2nd, 2005

An excerpt from Peter Potterfield's new book on the world's best hiking routes, including the Grand Canyon, Kungsleden, McGonagall Pass, Routeburn Track and the Wonderland Trail.

On the Wings of an Angel

Heli-Hiking in the Cariboo Mountain wilderness of British Columbia is about as close to backcountry nirvana as you can get.

Hiking Arctic Sweden

An unforgettable 100-kilometer backcountry odyssey following Sweden's famed Kungsleden trail through the heart of Lappland, Europe's last true wilderness.

Hiking in New Zealand

If the Lord of the Rings has you yearning for the New Zealand backcountry, here's what you need to know to find the best routes on both Islands of this friendly country.

The Lewis and Clark Trail

By Bruce W. Smith

Like the Lewis and Clark expedition, we were explorers using the
shallow, rather slow-moving Missouri as our highway to the unknown. But
there the similarities stopped.

Destination: Wind River Range in Wyoming

By Murray Selleck

The Wind River Range - a dramatic, immense destination for hikers and climbers wanting to explore one of the most spectacular mountain areas in the Lower 48.

Paradise at Mount Rainier

By Lakshmi and Chandra Mouli

Panoramic views of the ice-capped mountain peak, fields of glaciers, dense evergreen forests and meadows--how do you say "Paradise?"

Jackrabbit Trail

By Nancy Prichard

The Jackrabbit Trail through New York's Adirondack Mountains is adjacent to an outdoor sports lodge and the center of year-round outdoor fun.

Camping and Fishing in the White Mountains

By George Stocking

A family camping and fishing trip is more about being together in the outdoors than getting a bite.

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