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20 Best Mountain Wedding Ideas

Planning a mountain-scenic or adventurous wedding this year? Here are some of the great locations that are home to best resorts or hotels who frequently manage exotic, destination weddings, as well as

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13 Best Hikes in Colorado (USA) – How To Find The Right One

Below are some of our recommendations for the best hikes in Colorado. These hikes were chosen for a range of reasons; from the physical challenges they present to their scenic beauty. There are options

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15 Best Hikes in Kauai – For An Epic Adventure in Hawaii (2019)

We have selected best hikes in Kauai from a wide range of difficulties, because of their scenic beauty and because of the unique physical challenge they each present. All of these hikes are incredible,

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Best Adventure Travel Companies (2019)

For those of us who love to travel, but don't have the time or energy to spend on figuring out complicated logistics, booking a trip through an adventure travel company can save hours of frustration and

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51 Best Hikes In The World – Choose The Right One For You (2019)

Whether you’re looking for a scenic day-trip, or a multi-day gruelling challenge, we have a series of hikes that is guaranteed to impress you. We have also tried to give options for those of you who

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Best Hikes Near Seattle – Where To Find Epic Trails (See Videos)

Seattle, Washington is known in America for its easy access to nature and the outdoors, with many great hiking trails less than an hour away from the city. See our list of the best hikes near Seattle for

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Best Hikes Near Denver – What To Explore In 2019

Although Colorado is known for the Rocky Mountains, there are a number of incredible and accessible hikes for all fitness levels located near Denver for your convenience.As any Denver resident will tell

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Cordillera Huayhuash – Epic South American Circuit Trek (Travel Guide)

The Cordillera Huayhuash Circuit is known to be one of the most challenging and most beautiful treks in South America. This guide will help you plan your trek of the circuit, whether you’re going

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Best Time To Hike Havasupai Falls

Havasu Falls is a waterfall located in the reservation of the Havasupai people, and in the Grand Canyon, Arizona.It is the most visited of the numerous falls along the Havasu Creek and is composed of one

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20 Best Hikes In New Zealand – Complete Guide (With Videos)

Looking for the Best Hikes in New Zealand? Look no further!Regardless of your motivations, we hope you find a hike below that will inspire you to come back to this beautiful country over and over in search

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30 Best Female Mountain Climbers & Trekkers Of All Time

Let’s encourage celebration of women and not competition between them especially in the area of adventure where limitations have no place - hiking, climbing and mountaineering!Here are our picks of the

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Hiking In Austria – The Complete Guide (With Videos)

With its beautiful Alpine territory, quaint villages and baroque architecture, Austria is definitely a country worth exploring. From long distance walking trails to shorter day hikes, no matter your preference

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Hiking In Switzerland – Complete Guide For Your Adventures (With Videos)

Switzerland is a beautiful mountainous country in central Europe, and what better to explore the country than along its trails. From challenging, strenuous multi day hikes to shorter, easier day hikes

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Hiking In Romania – Your Guide To The Best Trails (With Videos)

The majority of the Romanian landscape is taken up by the stunning Carpathian Mountains, which is the second largest mountain range in Europe! These mountains, also known as the Transylvanian Alps, form

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Caucasus Mountains – Explore The Unexplored (With Videos)

The Caucasus Mountains lie between the Black and Caspian Seas in the Caucasus region of Eurasia. The Mountain system is made up of the Greater and the Lesser Caucasus. It is the only mountainous area in

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Hike To Hollywood Sign – How To Choose The Best Trail

Possibly one of America’s most iconic landmarks, hiking to the Hollywood sign in LA, California is an adventure you won’t forget in a hurry. You can’t actually go right up to the sign, as it’s

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Alan Arnette Interview: Climbing Island Peak

Alan Arnette is well known in the mountaineering community for his epic blog, alanarnette.com. The site is a tome of mountaineering information, with loads of insights and personal accounts from Alan’s

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George Mallory Everest Images – Newly-Discovered Photos From Reconnaissance Expedition

Newly-discovered images of World War I veteran’s, George Mallory’s, 1921 expedition reveal the beautiful details of his first attempt to climb Everest in Nepal. The newly restored and digitized

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5 Best Hikes In Southern California – Your Guide To These Epic Trails (With Videos)

Southern California is hot to some of the most unique and breath-taking hikes. Whether you are looking for a serious challenge or something a little easier, there is definitely a hike available to satisfy

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Explore Delhi In A Day – Top 5 Attractions In Delhi

Delhi is the capital of India. It is rich in history and culture. Exploring Delhi in only one day is not ideal as there are such a vast variety of incredible attractions to visit. But, if you only have

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Summiting Mount Katahdin – Northern Terminus Of The Appalachian Trail

While not the highest mountain in the East, Katahdin is the most imposing, most frightening mountain east of the Mississippi River. Its ~4000 feet (1,200 m) of vertical climb from base to summit (5,267

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