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  • Best Parks for Epic Hiking in North America
    by Staff Writer on April 1, 2017 at 5:42 pm

    by Dan Thompson Have itching feet and cannot wait to lace up your boots and go on a hiking adventure? This article was written especially for the condition you are experiencing; here is a list of some of the most epic hiking spots in North America. Canadian Rockies Jasper National Park and Banff National Park ... The post Best Parks for Epic Hiking in North America appeared first on Mountain Hiking. […]

  • Dan Thompson
    by Staff Writer on April 1, 2017 at 5:38 pm

    I’m Dan, and I’m the Editor in Chief of True North Athletics. I’m also an avid adventurer, digital nomad, and traveler. I enjoy all types of outdoor sports, a good golf tan, and spontaneous weekend trips. I currently live in Brazil where I can be found frequently hiking the rain forest around my city! The post Dan Thompson appeared first on Mountain Hiking. […]

  • Weekend Warriors: Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail
    by Staff Writer on July 23, 2015 at 2:33 am

    By Lara Kaylor Many people would love to hike the entire 2,650 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail, but many people also have full time jobs with 2-3 weeks of vacation per year so a six-month trek in the wilderness isn’t realistic. Instead, why not rack up some miles completing sections of the trail on ... The post Weekend Warriors: Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail appeared first on Mountain Hiking. […]

  • Memorial Day: A Time to Remember our Heros
    by Staff Writer on May 26, 2015 at 2:16 am

    Memorial Day weekend has traditionally been the unofficial welcome to the summer season, but let’s not forget its significance.  Don’t forget to take some time to honor and celebrate all those who have sacrificed their lives during active duty in our military services. Memorial Day weekend is a great time to visit our National Parks, ... The post Memorial Day: A Time to Remember our Heros appeared first on Mountain Hiking. […]

  • How To Hike Zion National Park In One Day
    by Staff Writer on November 6, 2014 at 3:59 am

    by Isabella Noyola What if you were finally able to visit Zion National Park in Utah, but you only had one day to do it? What’s worth hiking and seeing in Zion in one day that would give you an idea whether you’d like to come back for a more in depth visit or just ... The post How To Hike Zion National Park In One Day appeared first on Mountain Hiking. […]

  • The Longer Hike to Devil’s Bridge in Sedona
    by Staff Writer on November 2, 2014 at 8:29 pm

    by Holly Krieger, photographer So, a couple weeks ago, I had to fly to Chandler for a meeting. I don’t get out to Arizona a lot, so I decided to take took a couple of vacation days and drove up to Sedona. A very nice park ranger gave me directions to Devil’s Bridge…clearly overestimating my ... The post The Longer Hike to Devil’s Bridge in Sedona appeared first on Mountain Hiking. […]

  • West Virginia’s Grandview Rim Trail – Seen Through New Eyes
    by Staff Writer on October 27, 2014 at 2:01 am

    by Lisa Strader Have you even taken a guided hike? Although I live just minutes from a National Park and several state parks I had never taken a (free!) ranger led hike. Well this past spring I did, and wow, I would have to say it was not only a great hike, it was interesting ... The post West Virginia’s Grandview Rim Trail – Seen Through New Eyes appeared first on Mountain Hiking. […]

  • 5 Dog-Friendly Hiking Spots in California
    by Staff Writer on October 20, 2014 at 2:13 am

    shared by Isabella Noyola Take a hike! No really- it’s good for your health – physical and mental. And not just your health but also your best friend’s – the one that’s always eager to hit the trail with you; you know your dog! Wait! Something to know is that not every park or location ... The post 5 Dog-Friendly Hiking Spots in California appeared first on Mountain Hiking. […]

  • Sneffel’s Highline Trail is a Telluride Classic Hike
    by Staff Writer on August 31, 2014 at 7:38 pm

    By Georgie Bishop, Re:TREAT Location: Telluride, Colorado Distance: 14 miles Elevation Gain: 3520ft Classification: Difficult There is no doubt that Telluride offers some of the most beautiful, inspiring & challenging hiking of anywhere in Colorado. There are literally hundreds of miles of trail that you can access right from town, without needing to get in ... The post Sneffel’s Highline Trail is a Telluride Classic Hike appeared first on Mountain Hiking. […]

  • Incredible Richness of Summer Life in The Catskills
    by Staff Writer on August 20, 2014 at 4:22 pm

    by Dave Holden As I’ve described in other high-summers, the richness of this time is so visceral, so intensely, physically, in-your-face real, that it is almost hard to believe. Everything is alive – the sky dancing with little lightning-spark fireflies, maybe turned on by real lightning or even the heat-lightning pulsing silently through the summer ... The post Incredible Richness of Summer Life in The Catskills appeared first on Mountain Hiking. […]

  • West Virginia’s Hidden Hiking Gem: Endless Wall Trail
    by Staff Writer on August 14, 2014 at 7:17 pm

    By Lisa Strader In southern West Virginia some of us hike for fun, some for that sense of peace you can only get from walking through a canopied forest high above the river or right along the banks, and some of us hike for the exercise. Well I have to say I hike for all ... The post West Virginia’s Hidden Hiking Gem: Endless Wall Trail appeared first on Mountain Hiking. […]

  • On Catalina Island, All Trails Lead to Fun – Part 2
    by Staff Writer on August 8, 2014 at 12:40 am

    … This is a continuation of last weeks post about hiking on Catalina Island!  Thank you to the Catalina Island Conservancy. About Hiking on Catalina Island… If you have only a little bit of time to explore the trails of Catalina, we highly recommend the Garden to Sky Hike, which starts at the Wrigley Memorial ... The post On Catalina Island, All Trails Lead to Fun – Part 2 appeared first on Mountain Hiking. […]

  • On Catalina Island, All Trails Lead to Fun – Part 1
    by Staff Writer on August 1, 2014 at 2:40 am

    When it comes to outdoor recreation, Catalina Island fills the bill. And as for hiking, Catalina can’t be beat. No other Channel Island features the diversity that Catalina has to offer. More than 200 miles of trails beckon both the tennis shoe hiker and the experienced trekker. An assortment of loop trails give day hikers ... The post On Catalina Island, All Trails Lead to Fun – Part 1 appeared first on Mountain Hiking. […]

  • Mammoth Lakes in the Eastern Sierra Is a Hiker’s Paradise
    by Staff Writer on July 24, 2014 at 3:01 am

    Mammoth Lakes, just outside the Eastern Gate of Yosemite in the Eastern Sierra is a hiker’s paradise in every season. *SPRING* Hiking in the Mammoth Lakes area during the spring offers spectacular scenery and mild temperatures. Each week a new lake thaws and the snow melts on one of our many trails. Highway 120 to ... The post Mammoth Lakes in the Eastern Sierra Is a Hiker’s Paradise appeared first on Mountain Hiking. […]

  • Living History: Autumn Hiking in the Dolomites
    by Staff Writer on July 15, 2014 at 4:17 pm

    It isn’t autumn yet, and we are not trying to rush it along, but if you want to go hiking then, you will need to be making plans now! Hiking in the Dolomites in northern Italy in autumn is always captivating: the larch trees that clad the lower slopes turn a golden yellow, while the ... The post Living History: Autumn Hiking in the Dolomites appeared first on Mountain Hiking. […]