Great Hikes & Treks
A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world. ~Paul Dudley White
Shorter Hikes (Under 100 miles)
Rim to Rim Grand Canyon (United States)
Western Highland & Great Glenn Way (Scotland)
– I’ve done the Great Glenn portion of this, not challenging and very scenic
Tonquin Valley Trail (Alberta, Canada)
Mid-Level Hikes (100+ miles and/or major elevation)
Base Camp Mount Everest (Nepal) – I’ve personally done this trek with Kamzang, the photos are from the trek.
Sierra High Route (United States)
Inca Trail (Peru)
Petra Trail (Jordan)
Big Ones (Long Distance Mileage and/or Elevation)
Appalachian Trail (United States) – I did a thousand miles last summer, absolutely magnificent.
Pacific Coast Trail (United States)
Continental Divide Trail (United States)
Kungsleden, The King’s Trail (Sweden)
Snowman Trek (Bhutan)
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