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It was a warm, sunny July day when my wife and I hiked the Harding Icefield trail. We were blessed — such days are not common in this area. The nearby town of Seward averages 72 inches of rain per year.
The Gold Mint Trail is a moderate 8-mile (one way) out-and-back to the beautiful, remote Mint Glacier Valley in the Hatcher Pass area north of Palmer, Alaska.
The Granite Tors trail is a tough but rewarding 15-mile loop across an alpine ridge populated with gigantic rock formations. Nice views of the surrounding hills in the Chena River Recreation Area make it a scenic trip.
The Angel Rocks trail has a special place in my heart, being the trail that first ignited my love for hiking when I was 14 years old. Over the years, I have hiked it countless times. In fact, it’s usually the first trail I hit every spring as soon as the snow melts.
Inspiring Alaska Hiking Trails Alaska hiking trails are awesome. Gigantic mountains, sprawling glaciers, and abundant wildlife are waiting to amaze you. I have hiked many Alaska trails in my time, and each one has its charms. From short day hikes to long backpacking...
The Halemaumau Crater is the center part of the Kilauea Caldera, an active volcano near Hilo on the Big Island of Hawaii. When I was there in May 2015, I could see LAVA! I would put this on the top of any list of “things to do in Hawaii.”
When I visited Kauai in April 2015, I hiked the Hanakapiai Beach trail, which is the first segment of the famous Kilalau Trail. It’s a fun trail and I wanted to share it with you.
In particular Hawaii is an amazing location for engaging in a variety of outdoor activities. There are loads of fantastic hikes, both easy and strenuous ones, and many great camping spots in Hawaii.