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  Hiking | Hikes
We have thousands of nature trails and interpretive trails, lake hikes and river hikes, hikes to viewpoints and mountain summits, urban hiking trails and backcountry treks — something for hikers of all abilities and experience levels, from the occasional day-hiker or nature walker to the seasoned hiker and long trail backpacker.
Each hiking trip is a complete chapter from a hiking or backpacking guidebook and includes a detailed trail map, driving directions, and a clear description of the route, all produced by well-known outdoor guidebook publishers.
Every hiking trail is linked to USGS topographic maps from the trail overview page, and many also offer a host of additional features like photos, trail elevation profiles, regional locator maps, and interesting natural, geographical, and historical information on the hike and the region.
www.trails.com /activities.asp?area=10031   (0 words)

 American Hiking Society
American Hiking Society is the only national organization dedicated to promoting and protecting America’s hiking trails, the natural areas that surround them, and the hiking experience itself.
Download American Hiking's Key Components of Creating a Volunteer Program (PDF) manual today and implement a successful volunteer program tomorrow.
American Hiking Society sincerely thanks the Leggetts for their substantial support, guidance, and leadership of AHS trails programs.
www.americanhiking.org   (0 words)

 Hiking Merit Badge   (Site not responding. Last check: )
After each of the hikes (or during each hike if on a continuous trek) in requirements 5 and 6, write a short report of your experience.
*The hikes in requirements 5 and 6 can be used in fulfilling Second Class (2a) and First Class (3) rank requirements, but only if Hiking merit badge requirements 1, 2, 3, and 4 have been completed to the satisfaction of your counselor.
The hikes of requirements 5 and 6 cannot be used to fulfill requirements of other merit badges.
www.usscouts.org /mb/mb061.html   (484 words)

  Hiking Sports, Difficulties, Hiking Season, Hunting Season, Flies and Mosquitoes France - Provence Beyond
I make this controversial statement because of the tremendous number of hiking trails, the tremendous variety of trails, and the proximity of the trails to wherever you are in this region.
Following along the southern slopes parallel to the coast, you hike along a "balcony", without an excessive amount of climbing (except for the start), with a magnificent view along the way.
We personally feel less comfortable hiking during hunting season, but don't want to rule out one of the prettiest times of the year in the woods.
www.beyond.fr /sports/hiking.html   (682 words)

  9XY.net - 9xy.net
Hiking is a form of walking, undertaken with the specific purpose of exploring and enjoying the scenery.
Hiking in the mountainous regions of Nepal and India is sometimes called 'trekking'.
Hiking a long-distance trail from end to end is often referred to as thru-hiking.
www.9xy.net /hobbies/hiking.html   (119 words)

  Hiking - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hiking is a form of walking, undertaken with the specific purpose of exploring and enjoying the scenery.
Hiking a long-distance trail from end to end is often referred to as thru-hiking.
Hiking is one of the fundamental outdoor activities on which many others are based.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hiking   (1106 words)

 Hiking Guidebooks - Canadian Rockies
Hiking trails from an east-slope valley midway between Banff and Jasper.
Hiking the ecosystems of southern Alberta from the desert-like grasslands of the east to the Rocky Mountains in the west.
Hiking in a montagne region of the Alberta foothills south of Calgary.
www.rmbooks.com /hiking.htm   (394 words)

 Hiking at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The word hiking is understood in all English-speaking countries, but in the United Kingdom the same activity would more often be referred to as walking, while in New Zealand it is invariably called tramping.
The principles of Leave No Trace, at least some of which are legally mandated by many jurisdictions, require that hikers leave the wilderness in as pristine a state as they find it.
In some situations, particularly in the absence of formal trails, hiking presents a risk of trespassing on private land not open to hikers.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Hiking.html   (1278 words)

 Hiking - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hiking is a different activity performed when sailing.
A pack for backpacking should be bought from a recreational store, and as a rule of thumb, a person should carry no more than one third of their body weight.
Hiking poles may also reduce the likelyhood of back injuries by spreading the load across multiple points.
www.voyager.in /Hiking   (1906 words)

 Hiking « Outdoors « Recreation   (Site not responding. Last check: )
HikeMore - Hiking and camping resource featuring a database of hiking trails in the USA where backcountry camping is permitted.
Hiking the Carolinas - Extensive resource for hikers in the Southern Appalachians including the Smokies, and the Blue Ridge Mountains.
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www.localadsearch.com /Recreation/Outdoors/Hiking   (652 words)

 REI Adventures: Hiking Trips
Hiking can earn you an immediate and intimate discovery of a land and its people, and our active adventures in the Italian Alps does just that.
Hiking for all ages through the dramatic peaks, verdant valleys and charming hamlets of the Italian Dolomites.
From Dublin to Dingle, hike ancient paths to the castles, craggy seashores and lush pastureland that are eternally Ireland.
www.rei.com /adventures/activity/hike.html?stat=8491   (1424 words)

 Wisconsin Hiking Trail Finder
Hiking enthusiasts like you have created excellent web pages on Wisconsin hiking trails -- then posted those pages on free web servers -- only to be ignored by search engines.
The latest Hiking Wisconsin, penned by Eric Hansen, is more of an "off the beaten path" type of guide that most Wisconsinites prefer, (since you already know all the popular hikes).
The earlier Hiking Wisconsin, by Martin Hintz, is from the America's Best Dayhiking series, and is ideal for newbies, visitors, or the casual hiker.
www.slackpacker.com /map_wi.html   (1034 words)

 Lake Tahoe Vacation Guide Over 50 Hiking Trails Around Lake Tahoe Including Tahoe Rim Trail Where To Play And Where To ...
There are enough hiking trails in the Lake Tahoe Basin to keep an avid hiker busy for years.
We have organized popular Lake Tahoe hiking trails to make it easy for you to plan your hike based on your preference of scenery, location, elevation, distance and difficulty.
Hike the short trail to Lower Eagle Falls which begins directly across from the castle.
www.tahoevacationguide.com /Activities/hiking.html   (4143 words)

 Recreation.gov   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hiking trails range from steep technical climbs over rocks and iron ladders, to relatively flat lakeshore paths blanketed in pine needles.
Hiking is an easy, low cost way to discover the great outdoors, and there are hiking opportunities for almost anyone at any age and ability level.
Don't hike in areas where it is not permitted.
www.recreation.gov /hiking.cfm?myActivity=hiking   (324 words)

 New Mexico Hiking
This trail to the Gila Cliff dwellings is a one-mile hike with a small amount of elevation gain that provides intimate views into the former dwellings of native peoples that inhabited the area from the 1280s through the early 1300s.
When we hiked, the view of the snow on the mountains against the deep blue sky was spectacular.
Hike this hike for the views of Cabezon and the Jemez and San Pedro mountains.
www.explorenm.com /hikes   (2163 words)

 Yosemite National Park - Hiking (U.S. National Park Service)
One of the best ways to experience Yosemite is by taking a hike.
Here are some of hikes available in different areas of Yosemite:
A list of mileages for numerous trails in Yosemite is also available.
www.nps.gov /yose/trip/hiking.htm   (178 words)

 Pennsylvania State Parks - Hiking - PA DCNR
Of all the activities found in Pennsylvania State Parks, hiking climbs to the top of the heap in popularity, versatility and accessibility for visitors of all ages.
Hiking trails in state parks lead to beautiful vistas and waterfalls, or by wetlands bubbling with life, or through dark, old growth forests, and to uncountable adventures and chances to see wildlife.
Although hiking can be a valuable solitary escape, many times the enjoyment and safety doubles when you hike with a friend.
www.dcnr.state.pa.us /stateparks/recreation/hiking.aspx   (697 words)

 North Carolina Hiking Trail Finder
Boone Area Hiking club this is the "Chargers & Rechargers" hiking club, headquartered in Boone, hikes mostly in NW part of the state.
General this is the hiking section of the northcarolinaoutdoors.com site by Paul Holcomb, which is the best all-around NC hiking site we've found so far.
Hiking trails abound in all parts of the county.
www.slackpacker.com /map_nc.html   (1567 words)

Opportunities to hike really depends upon the person and the ability to move about in either smooth and level ground or rough and hilly terrain.
Hiking Trails At Silver Falls State Park All trails and fire roads in the Park are open to foot traffic.
Oregon Hiking Trails Source is an adventure travel guide to the best 400 trails for hiking and backpacking in over 40 countries around the globe.
www.harneycountyeconomicdevelopment.com /hiking.htm   (499 words)

 Hiking in Yellowstone National Park
However, there are dangers inherent in wilderness: unpredictable wildlife, changing weather conditions, remote thermal areas, cold water lakes, turbulent streams, and rugged mountains with loose, "rotten" rock.
Spring Hiking in Yellowstone is a great way to both see and enjoy the park.
Hiking, bicycling, jogging, roller blades, roller skis, and similar means of non-motorized travel are permitted between the West Entrance and Mammoth Hot Springs ONLY from about mid March through the third Thursday in April.
www.yellowstone.net /hiking.htm   (385 words)

 Hiking - Official Idaho Vacation and Travel Planning Guide
Some have estimated that Idaho has over 19,000 miles of trails for hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking and road biking, Nordic skiing or snowmobiling.
Some have historical ties to early explorers, like the Lewis and Clark National Historical Trail, while some were born from former railroad beds, including the Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes and the Route of the Hiawatha.
Some of the most scenic Idaho hiking is in and around the Pioneer, Lost River, Lemhi, Centennial, Selkirk, Seven Devils, Sawtooth, and White Cloud mountains.
www.visitidaho.org /thingstodo/hiking.aspx   (172 words)

 AMC NY-NoJ :: Hiking
The source of most hiking maps and information in the New York area is the Trail Conference and the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference WWW Home Page is a great place to learn about them and what they offer.
Our hikes are suitable for all levels of hikers from novice to trail athletes; however, only you know your own capabilities and limits and should not start of select hikes beyond your ability.
We encourage low impact hiking practices, so please avoid trampling the fauna by staying on trail and on rocks where possible and during a group "separation" please make sure you are at least 50' away from a water source and at least 10' off trail.
www.amc-ny.org /recreational-activities/hiking   (963 words)

 Hiking in the Vancouver, British Columbia Region
The Sunshine Coast, is great hiking country and one of the treks you should try is the 13 km (8 mi.) round trip to Mount Hallowell, where from the top you can see the Jervis, Sechelt and Narrows Inlets, Georgia Strait and Pender Harbour.
Twenty-Six Mile Bridge is the trailhead for the hike to the Rhododendron Flat on the Hope-Princeton Highway.
For a hike into the past, the First Brigades Trail in the Fraser Canyon is the one for you to take.
www.bcadventure.com /adventure/hiking/vancouver   (1687 words)

 Hiking in Southern Africa
Some of the better known wildernesses hiking areas are the Cederberg and the Groot Winterhoek Mountains, both near Cape Town, the mysterious, mist-covered Wolkberg in Limpopo Province, and the huge and imposing Drakensberg in KwaZulu-Natal.
Many of these are multi-day hikes but there are also lots of great places where you can stay in a comfy cottage and do a different hike every day for a week.
Beyond South Africa's borders there is some fantastic hiking in the montane grasslands of Malalotja National Park in Swaziland, some really hard core hiking in the desert gorges, river valleys and mountains of Namibia, and magnificent montane grassland hiking in Nyika, Zomba and Mulanje in Malawi.
www.safarinow.com /cms/hiking/irie.aspx   (617 words)

 Hiking in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire
This landmark property is part of the Ossipee Mountain ring dike, a circular formation of volcanic origin nine miles in diameter whose impenetrable terrain has discouraged roads and settlement for hundreds of years and has preserved a true wilderness habitat for a wide range of wildlife and vegetation, including several rare and endangered species.
The proof that moderate, enjoyable hikes are closer to the Lakes Region is personified by Stinson Mountain.
The trail is well marked and you’ll hike up hill through large hemlocks and then to a boulder with a yellow marker directing you to turn.
www.lakesregion.org /WhereToPlay/OntheTrail/Hiking/tabid/78/Default.aspx   (2907 words)

 Activities :: hiking
Hiking permits are required by the Catalina Island Conservancy.
They are free of charge, and available the day of your hike.
You can obtain your hiking or biking permit at the Airport after you arrive.Reservations must be made the day before your trip.
www.catalina.com /hiking.html   (464 words)

Not all hiking trails are created equal, but it’s difficult to go wrong when choosing any of the High Country’s footpaths.
I recommend hiking shoes, sneakers or other closed-toe footwear, but those wearing sandals or flip-flops could probably negotiate the path in dry conditions as well.
This hike should take anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour, depending on your walking rate, how often you stop to read vegetation descriptions and how long you take to enjoy the view of the falls.
www.mountaintimes.com /summer/hiking.php3   (1211 words)

 Open Directory - Recreation: Outdoors: Hiking   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hike PA - Information on hiking central Pennsylvania's 1700 miles of trails.
HikeMore - Hiking and camping resource featuring a database of hiking trails in the USA where backcountry camping is permitted.
Hiking the Carolinas - Extensive resource for hikers in the Southern Appalachians including the Smokies, and the Blue Ridge Mountains.
dmoz.org /Recreation/Outdoors/Hiking   (363 words)

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