John Clairmont

Hike Fairview Mountain

Lake Louise, Canada

Fairview Mountain is a non-technical objective alpine summit located on the south side of Lake Louise. It's trailhead is accessed from the Lake Louise parking lot.

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Hike to the Lake Agnes Teahouse

Lake Louise, Canada

Towering peaks, glaciated valleys and crystal clear water draws thousands of visitors a year to the shores of Lake Louise in Banff National Park.

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Hike the Plain of Six Glaciers

Lake Louise, Canada

Starting from the parking lot on the east end of Lake Louise, there are a few options you can take to get to the Plain of Six Glaciers.

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Hike, Swim and Jump at Rum Runner's Cove

Marquette, Michigan

Drive to the Wetmore Landing Parking Lot, right off County Road 550 North of Marquette. Park then walk out to the beach- there's 2 routes you can take.

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Cliff Jump at Black Rocks Cove

Marquette, Michigan

Marquette, Michigan is known for its natural beauty and Presque Isle Park may be the loveliest place of all.

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Backpack Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Munising, Michigan

The time of the year is one of the most important factors of this trip. DO NOT under any circumstances plan this trip for a time during mid June - mid August.

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Kayak the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Shingleton, Michigan

The best place to start a kayak tour of the main section of cliffs along the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is Miners Beach, located just outside of Munising.

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Hike the Arkaquah Trail to Brasstown Bald

Arkaquah Trail, Georgia

The Arkaquah Trail is unique as far as North Georgia trails go for any reasons.  Its elevation gain and distance puts it near the top for most challenging day hikes in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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Kayak Saint Mary Lake, Glacier National Park

Browning, Montana

Glacier National Park, one of the United States' finest national parks, is home to some of the most spectacular glacially carved lakes in the country.

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Backpack from Glacier NP to Waterton Lakes NP

West Glacier, Montana

Day 1: This gorgeous backpacking adventure begins at the Packer's Roost trailhead, which is almost halfway between West and East Glacier on the Going-to-the-Sun Road.

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Backpack to Waterton Lake

West Glacier, Montana

Our trip started on Thursday evening, spending the night at the Bowman Lake campground. You can park your car here and it's where the hike will start and end.

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Backpack the Alderson-Carthew Trail

Waterton, Canada

Take the Akamina Parkway in Wateron Lakes National Park to its terminus at Cameron Lake. Your hike will start from here.

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Hike Bear's Hump, Waterton Lakes NP

Waterton, Canada

The trailhead is located at the Visitor Center of Waterton Lakes National Park. The trail is very well maintained, but know that the elevation gain is quick - in less than a mile you gain 738 ft.

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Hike to Lower Curtiss Glacier and Camp at Lake Ann

Deming, Washington

The trail begins just below Artist Point and is well marked from a paved parking lot. Make sure to have a Northwest Forest Pass for your vehicle.

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Winter Backpack to Blanca Lake

Gold Bar, Washington

Since Blanca Lake is a very popular place for folks to explore and with the nice and sunny weekend. I drove out Friday night and slept in my Jeep.

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Climb Sheep Ridge in Denali

Healy, Alaska

From the Toklat contact station walk east back across the bridge (crossing the river) and drop down onto the river bar heading north. Walk for about 75 yards north hugging the cliffs on the right.

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Climb the Ridge Behind Toklat Road Camp in Denali

Healy, Alaska

From the Toklat Contact Station look due west and that is the mountain you are about to climb. Directly across the from the tent there is a drainage.

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Hike the Bison Gulch Trail

Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska

The Bison Gulch Trail is approximately 9.4 miles out and back. You'll hardly notice the distance as your attention will be on stunning Mt. Healy.

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Camp at Wonder Lake

Healy, Alaska

Sitting at mile 85 of the 92 mile park road through Denali National Park, Wonder Lake Campground is an oasis in the wilderness. Wonder Lake is also the the closest you can get to Denali.

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Hike Mount Healy Overlook Trail

Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska

The trailhead for the Mt Healy Overlook Trail is located at the visitor center, just inside Denali National Park. Take the Taiga Trail, and follow signs to the Mt Healy Overlook Trailhead.

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Backpack to Pt. Reyes' Coast Campground

Point Reyes Station, California

This campground is the closest you can get to staying overnight on Pt. Reyes coastline if you're backpacking in.

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Explore the S.S. Point Reyes Shipwreck

Inverness, California

Explore the shipwreck of the S.S. Point Reyes, perched on a sand bar off the shoreline of Tomales Bay. It is located in the small town of Inverness, just behind the grocery store.

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Hike in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Rastovača, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park is Croatia's largest national park and is just a few hours away from the capital city of Zagreb.

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Explore the Jokulsarlan Ice Caves in Iceland

Þjóðvegur, Iceland

There are quite a few companies that offer guided tours of ice caves throughout the country, but Extreme Iceland has the most options, as well as very experienced guides.

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