Taking The Subway – Zion Style

Taking The Subway Zion Style

Another Incredible Zion National Park Hike Zion National Park, Utah, seems to have an amazing hike around every corner. One of the most exciting trails is The Subway. It is a permit only trail that takes hikers down steep and sometimes treacherous terrain into a narrow, watery canyon. For those who can get a permit and don’t mind […]

Angels Landing – A Hike That Will Take Your Breath Away

Angels Landing - A Hike That Will Take Your Breath Away

One Of The National Park System’s Most Trilling And Famous Hikes The Angels Landing Trail in Zion National Park, Utah, is a very well frequented hike, considering it’s dramatic drop-offs and steep, chained pathways. However, it’s no wonder it’s popular. Spectacular vistas accompanying every step of the way, and finally the magnificent views in every direction […]

World’s Most Terrifying Hiking Trail?

World's Most Terrifying Hiking Trail?

Some Wouldn’t Call That Hiking! Mount Hua Shan in Central China definitely falls into the category of extreme hiking. Considered by many as the world’s most terrifying, and dangerous hike. Trails are narrow, exposed pathways with precipitous drops. In some parts consisting of mere footholds carved out of sheer rock-face and in others plank walks that […]

The Pacific Crest Trail In 4 Minutes Flat

Sharing a Solitary Experience Doing a long-distance, cross country hike is generally a solitary experience, or perhaps shared with one or two other people. That being said, once home, most hikers would want to share a least something about what they went through with friends, family and colleagues. The question is how to do it […]

Encounter With A Mountain Lion In Glacier National Park

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Meeting A Large Animal On a Trail Quickly Puts The World In Perspective Hiking, backpacking and rustic camping in the national forests in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan had prepared me somewhat for hiking in Montana’s Glacier National Park. I thought I was ready to encounter any sort of wild animal in the park. Throw […]