A steep bushwhack through old farmland, dotted with stone fences, to excellent unique views.
The storied Steep Ravine/Dipsea/Matt Davis loop has it all: Redwoods, gorges, chaparral, even the Pacific Ocean.
One of the great Adirondack challenges.
The short and very scenic route to Mount Beacon’s Fire Tower.
A super fun new route (currently under construction) up a steep rugged side of Stissing Mountain.
Two plane wrecks. Two bear holes. Two talus fields. One incredible view.
Everything you need to know about the Devils Path — one of the most difficult hiking trails in New York State.
One of the most scenic hikes in Ireland.
Hiking Kaaterskill High Peak via Hurricane Ledge means a long wet hike in to the base of the summit — but then an epic Catskills climb.
Incredible two-day hike over the highest and finest terrain in The Catskills.
Giant Mountain is one of the most popular peaks in the Adirondacks. This route offers a super fun climb and a super scenic descent.
A long, quiet, remote and insanely beautiful hike with epic views.
This is the sketchiest hike I’ve done in The Catskills — and the most fun
The Woodland Valley route to Panther is not a trail section that many people use — which just makes it all the more appealing.
Even in lousy conditions, the long, difficult hike to Seymour Mountain in the Seward Range is super rewarding.
This steep, difficult double-peak hike is so rewarding on so many levels.
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