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National Geographic Reveals 20 Hikers’ Dream Trails

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Hiking is the ideal way to see best of the country. Whether you are a professional climber or a passionate hiker, here are twenty spots to consider. This year National Geographic asked 20 outdoor luminaries—from trail runners to CEOs to beloved authors—about the trails they dream about.

Here are their picks for the world’s best hikes. Some of them are not as challenging as others, but all of them share the breathtaking view.

Tour du Mont Blanc, France, Italy, and Switzerland

20-hikers-dream-trails1PHOTOGRAPH BY DAN PATITUCCI

Sierra High Route, California

20-hikers-dream-trails2PHOTOGRAPH BY COREY RICH, AURORA PHOTOS/ALAMY

Laugavegurinn/Fimmvörðuháls Pass, Iceland

PHOTOGRAPH BY JENNIFER PHARR DAVISPHOTOGRAPH BY JENNIFER PHARR DAVIS

Te Araroa Trail, New Zealand

20-hikers-dream-trails4PHOTOGRAPH BY ANDY BELCHER

The Sir Samuel and Lady Florence Baker Historical Trail, South Sudan to Uganda

20-hikers-dream-trails5PHOTOGRAPH BY OCEAN, CORBIS

Franconia Ridge Loop/Traverse, New Hampshire

20-hikers-dream-trailsPHOTOGRAPH BY MICHAEL LANZA

Pacific Crest Trail, California, Oregon, and Washington

20-hikers-dream-trails7PHOTOGRAPH BY LARS SCHNEIDER, AURORA PHOTOS

Caribou Tracks, Gates of the Arctic National Park and Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska

20-hikers-dream-trails8PHOTOGRAPH BY PRISMA BILDAGENTUR, AG/ALAMY

Dosewallips to Lake Quinault, Olympic National Park, Washington

20-hikers-dream-trails9PHOTOGRAPH BY ROBERTO GEROMETTA, GETTY IMAGES

 Everest Base Camp Trek, Nepal

20-hikers-dream-trails10PHOTOGRAPH BY R. TYLER GROSS

Winter Tour, Bozeman, Montana, to Jackson, Wyoming

20-hikers-dream-trails11PHOTOGRAPH BY DAVID SCHIPPER

Urique-Batopilas Trail, Copper Canyon, Mexico

20-hikers-dream-trails12PHOTOGRAPH BY WHIT RICHARDSON, ALAMY

Snowman Trek, Bhutan

20-hikers-dream-trails13PHOTOGRAPH BY PETE MCBRIDE

Kings Peak, Utah

20-hikers-dream-trails14PHOTOGRAPH BY LEE COHEN, CORBIS

Solomon Gulch Trail, Valdez, Alaska

20-hikers-dream-trails15PHOTOGRAPH BY SHEN HONG, XINHUA PRESS/CORBIS

Overland Track in Tasmania, Australia

20-hikers-dream-trails16PHOTOGRAPH BY MATTHIEU PALEY, CORBIS

Oregon Desert Trail

20-hikers-dream-trails17PHOTOGRAPH BY JEREMY FOX, ONDA

MacLehose Trail, New Territories, Hong Kong

20-hikers-dream-trails18PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY HONG KONG TOURISM BOARD

The Long Range Traverse, Newfoundland, Canada

20-hikers-dream-trails19PHOTOGRAPH BY KEITH PAYNE

The Ancascocha Trail, Peru

best-trails-20PHOTOGRAPH BY DIDRIK JOHNCK

source:nationalgeographic

National Geographic Reveals 20 Hikers’ Dream Trails
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