Kevin AbernethyExplorer

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Kayak Lake Crescent

Port Angeles, Washington

From the Log Cabin Resort located on the east shore of Lake Crescent, rent a kayak and spend the day on the water! My husband and I rented a kayak on our honeymoon for a day and explored half of the.

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Hike Gothic Basin

Granite Falls, Washington

Looking for a hike that will make you feel like you're in a foreign landscape, but don't have to deal with that far of a drive? Then consider hiking Gothic Basin.

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Hut to Hut Across Alaska's Talkeetna Mountains

Palmer, Alaska

Cooling temps and changing colors often prompt us to squeeze in one more trip. And in the mountains of Alaska, it really is a squeeze.

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Hike Byron Glacier

Anchorage, Alaska

To begin on this adventure, you first have to find the trailhead. Drive out on the highway to Girdwood, and turn left at the sign that says "Portage Glacier".

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Backpack the Caines Head Coastal Trail

Seward, Alaska

This hike begins near a family friendly visiting area, good bathrooms, and well kept parking lot. You will start out on a gravel path, which seems like it was created for horses, for about 1.

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Hike the Eielson Alpine Trail, Denali NP

Healy, Alaska

To get to this trailhead, you are going to have to take the Denali Park shuttle bus to the Eielson Visitor Center.

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Snowshoe to Dewey Point, Yosemite NP

Yosemite Village, California

Take the one-hour shuttle ride from the Yosemite Lodge to the Yosemite Ski Area, so that you don't have to worry about driving in the snowy conditions, or finding parking.

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Camp on Wire Mesa

Hurricane, Utah

Wire Mesa off the Smithsonian Butte Backcountry Byway is a fantastic place to camp in southeastern Utah even if you do not plan on visiting Zion, just a few miles to the north.

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Camp on Dalton Wash Road

Virgin, Utah

Zion National Park. Truly one of the beauties of the American Southwest. With red walls and orange sunsets, Zion is a must see.

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How To Eat Healthy While Camping (Plus 5 Delicious Recipes)

Camping trips are wonderful times for our bodies and minds. We usually plan activity-packed days to get the most out of the trip and enjoy the satisfying feeling of being legitimately worn out.

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Hike to Hawksbill Crag

Kingston, Arkansas

This is one of the most popular hiking spots in all of Arkansas. However, doing the hike early in the morning provides one of the best places of all time to watch a sunrise.

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Everything You Need to Know About Backpacking Tour Du Mont Blanc

You're about to start a trek that has one of the most beautiful scenes that can be done in as little as 6-7 days and as many as 11-14 for most backpackers.

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Your Guide to Hiking the Himalaya: Sagarmatha National Park

Nepal

You’ve never been there, but you already know the mystic captivation of this legendary realm could be your heavenly sanctuary.

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10 Photos from the Tour du Mont Blanc to Inspire You to head to the Alps

Chamonix, France

The Tour du Mont Blanc is 170km long with 10,000m of ascent (which is actually about 1 kilometer more than climbing Everest from sea level.

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12 Breathtaking Backpacking Trips in the Canadian Rockies

The Canadian Rockies aren't exactly a secret. You've almost certainly seen photos or heard the hype about Jasper, Banff, and Yoho national parks and the surrounding areas.

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Backpack the Fortress Cirque

Kananaskis, Canada

No better way to watch the stars with friends than huddled up in your sleeping bag on top of a 3000m summit. This describes the bivy at The Fortress.

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Backpack to Alberta's Abbot Pass Hut

Field, Canada

Built in 1922 with the stones from the pass, the Abbot Pass Hut and has served both as a base for mountaineers and as a destination for strong hikers ever since.

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Beach Picnic at Shark Fin Cove

Davenport, California

Shark Fin Cove is a large rock formation in an inlet off Highway 1 in Northern California. It is located 1 mile south of Davenport and 10 miles north of Santa Cruz.

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Pick Berries at Swanton's Berry Farm

Pescadero, California

Take a spectacularly scenic drive or bike ride out to this quaint coastal berry farm. Look out onto the shimmering ocean while you pick the ripest and sweetest berries yourself.

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Hike around Greyhound Beach and Climb Greyhound Rock

Davenport, California

The trailhead is at the Greyhound Rock State Marine Conservation Area which is directly off Highway 1.

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Hike to Nisene Marks' Maple Falls

Aptos, California

As you enter the park, you'll need to pay $8 for parking via a self-pay envelope, so it's recommended that you bring exact change. At the park booth, be sure to grab a map.

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Backpacking Scotland's West Highland Way

Stirling, United Kingdom

Let me just start by saying that this is probably the raddest hike I have ever done. Although the ideal way is to start from Glasgow and hike all the way up to Ft.

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Hike and Camp at Garibaldi Lake

Whistler, Canada

Garibaldi Lake is a huge basin of beautiful turquoise water measuring almost 10 square kilometers (2460 acres), and located at nearly 5000ft above sea level.

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Hike the Helmcken Falls Rim Trail

Clearwater, Canada

Wells Grey Provincial Park is home to an abundance of trail networks, towering mountains and rushing waterfalls. The immense Helmcken Falls is arguably the most popular and sought out of these falls.

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