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12 travel features tagged “Hiking”

North America by cable and bridge

Created by soldiers who needed to move quickly through the Dolomites, the sport of via ferrata provides access to gorgeous, isolated routes without the risk of unprotected climbing.
Read more… 13 June 2013


Untamed treasures of Kauai’s Na Pali Coast

Sea caves, lava tubes and white-plumed waterfalls make this remote stretch of coastline on Hawaii’s oldest island a challenge for the true adventurer.
07 March 2013


Canyons and cliffs in the US Southwest

Navigate through a maze of gorges, pinnacles and mesas in the expansive Colorado Plateau, which stretches across Utah, New Mexico, Colorado and Arizona.
21 February 2013


Beyond the Headlines

Google goes to the Grand Canyon

Starting today, Google’s new Street View Trekker takes travellers on a 360-degree virtual journey into one of the most awe-inspiring natural wonders on Earth.
31 January 2013


Hidden hikes in the Columbia River Gorge

With 100 established trails in Oregon and Washington, the 85 mile-long, 4,000ft deep Gorge is a recreational wonder and a popular destination for hikes and picnics.
Read more… 31 January 2013


Yosemite’s top day hikes

Six picks for unmissable hikes ranging from easy to challenging, all of which will leave you with dreams of longer treks into Yosemite’s fabled back country.
Read more… 03 September 2012


The Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes

One of the largest volcanic eruptions in history took place in southwest Alaska 100 years ago, creating a place that is like nowhere else on earth.
Read more… 06 June 2012


Glacier National Park by train

Relive the golden age of rail travel with a trip to this mountainous national park in Montana, passing through the spectacular scenery of the Old West.
Read more… 24 April 2012


Beyond the Headlines

Blazing the Continental Divide Trail

Volunteers can build completely new sections of a 3,100-mile hiking trail that stretches from Mexico to Canada.
Read more… 16 December 2011


The last wild west: Alaska’s Denali National Park

Due to Denali’s fleeting summer season, its overwhelming popularity and the regulations instituted to protect it, it pays to follow these pre-visit planning tips.
Read more… 19 September 2011


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