Trimming the world’s best hikes down to 10 is incredibly difficult, just ask the folks at Gadling.com. Conceding that it’s almost impossible to account for everyone’s style or favorite type of hike, I think they did a pretty nice job of cobbling together a diverse list of must-hikes across the globe.
Follow this link to learn more about the list-maker’s thought process, as well as to learn a little more about each trek.
In the meantime, here’s a sneak peek at the 10 lucky winners:
- Mt. Whitney, California
- Salkantay Trek, Peru
- Timberline Trail, Oregon
- Everest Base Camp, Nepal
- Appalachian Trail, North Carolina
- Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
- Zion Narrows, Utah
- Haute Route, France/Switzerland
- John Muir Trail, California
- Cinque Terre, Italy