Hikes

Hikes

Abel Tasman Coast Track
(Marahau to Te Pukatea)

Location: Abel Tasman National Park, New Zealand
Distance: 17 miles (27.4 km)
Elevation gain: 1,586 feet (483 m)
Time: 7–8 hours (Marahau to Anchorage return); ~1 hour (Anchorage to Te Pukatea return)

Alpe di Cisles

Location: Dolomiti Bellunesi National Park, South Tyrol, Italy
Distance: 8.1 miles (13 km)
Elevation gain: 2,218 feet (676 m)
Time: 5–6 hours

Alpe di Siusi (Seiser Alm)

Location: Dolomiti Bellunesi National Park, South Tyrol, Italy
Distance: 16.4 miles (26.4 km)
Elevation gain: 4,091 feet (1,247 m)
Time: 6–8 hours

Bald Hills

Location: Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
Distance: 9 miles (14.5 km)
Elevation gain: 2,425 feet (739 m)
Time: 4–6 hours

Ben A’an

Location: Loch Lomond National Park, Scotland
Distance: 2.7 miles (4.3 km)
Elevation gain: 1,358 feet (414 m)
Time: 2–4 hours

Ben Lomond

Location: Queenstown, New Zealand
Distance: 10.1 miles (16.3 km)
Elevation gain: 4,919 feet (1,500 m)
Time: 6–8 hours

Bow Glacier Falls

Location: Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Distance: 4.6 miles (7.4 km)
Elevation gain: 485 feet (148 m)
Time: 2–3 hours

Conic Hill

Location: Loch Lomond National Park, Scotland
Distance: 2.9 miles (4.7 km)
Elevation gain: 1,209 feet (369 m)
Time: 1–3 hours

Fairview Mountain

Location: Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Distance: 7.8 miles (12.6 km)
Elevation gain: 3,515 feet (1,071 m)
Time: 5–6 hours

Five Lakes (5-Seenweg)

Location: Zermatt, Switzerland
Distance: 8.8 miles (14.2 km)
Elevation gain: 1,904 feet (580 m)
Time: 3–5 hours

Giewont & Kopa Kondracka

Location: Tatra National Park, Poland
Distance: 9.4 miles (15.1 km)
Elevation gain: 3,990 feet (1,216 m)
Time: 5–7 hours (return to Giewont summit); 1–2 hours (return to Kopa Kondracka from Kondracka Pass)

Govett’s Leap / Evan’s Lookout / Rodriguez Pass

Location: Blue Mountains National Park, NSW, Australia
Distance: 8.4 miles (13.5 km)
Elevation gain: 3,501 feet (1,067 m)
Time: 4–7 hours

Hadrian’s Wall
(Steel Rigg to Housesteads)

Location: Northumberland National Park, England
Distance: 5.9 miles (9.5 km)
Elevation gain: 1,023 feet (312 m)
Time: 3–4 hours

Helen Lake / Cirque Peak

Location: Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Distance: 8.7 miles (14 km)
Elevation gain: 2,298 feet (700 m)
Time: 3–4 hours (return to Helen Lake); 5–7 hours (return to Cirque Peak)

Hooker Valley Track

Location: Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand
Distance: 7.1 miles (11.4 km)
Elevation gain: 606 feet (185 m)
Time: 3–4 hours

Hörnliweg (to Hörnlihütte)

Location: Zermatt, Switzerland
Distance: 5.7 miles (9.2 km)
Elevation gain: 2,323 feet (708 m)
Time: 4–6 hours

Kilimanjaro, Lemosho Route (8-day)

Location: Mount Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania
Distance: 42 miles (68 km)
Elevation gain: 17,811 feet (5,429 m)

Lang Biang Peak

Location: Da Lat, Vietnam
Distance: 6.4 miles (10.3 km)
Elevation gain: 2,158 feet (658 m)
Time: 3–4 hours

Malabar Hill / Kim’s Lookout

Location: Lord Howe Island, Australia
Distance: 3 miles (4.8 km)
Elevation gain: 1,049 feet (320 m)
Time: 2–3 hours

Mount Bourgeau

Location: Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Distance: 15.3 miles (24.6 km)
Elevation gain: 5,018 feet (1,530 m)
Time: 8–11 hours

Mount Gower

Location: Lord Howe Island, Australia
Distance: 10.4 miles (16.7 km)
Elevation gain: 2,810 feet (856 m)
Time: 8–9 hours

Mount Kosciuszko

Location: Kosciuszko National Park, NSW, Australia
Distance: 13.8 miles (22.2 km)
Elevation gain: 2,305 feet (703 m)
Time: 6–8 hours (return from Charlotte Pass)

Mount Krn

Location: Triglav National Park, Slovenia
Distance: 13 miles (21 km)
Elevation gain: 5,206 feet (1,587m)
Time: 7–9 hours

Mount Luxmore

Location: Te Anau, New Zealand
Distance: 20.5 miles (33 km)
Elevation gain: 4,181 feet (1,274 m)
Time: 8–10 hours (return to Luxmore hut)

National Pass / Undercliff / Overcliff

Location: Blue Mountains National Park, NSW, Australia
Distance: 5.3 miles (8.5 km)
Elevation gain: 945 feet (288 m)
Time: 3–4 hours

Old Man of Coniston

Location: Lake District National Park, England
Distance: 6 miles (9.7 km)
Elevation gain: 2,644 feet (806 m)
Time: 4–6 hours

Paradise Valley / Lake Annette / Sentinel Pass / Valley of the Ten Peaks

Location: Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Distance: 10.6 miles (17.1 km)
Elevation gain: 2,922 feet (891 m)
Time: 6–8 hours

Parker Ridge

Location: Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
Distance: 2.5 miles (4 km)
Elevation gain: 925 feet (282 m)
Time: ~1 hour

Passo Gardena

Location: Dolomiti Bellunesi National Park, Italy
Distance: 10.2 miles (16.4 km)
Elevation gain: 1,495 feet (456 m)
Time: 5–7 hours

Plitvice Lakes

Location: Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
Distance: ~15 miles (24 km)
Elevation gain: ~1,200 feet (365 m)
Time: 7–9 hours

Roy’s Peak

Location: Wanaka, New Zealand
Distance: 9.6 miles (15.4 km)
Elevation gain: 4,279 feet (1,304 m)
Time: 5–7 hours

Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu (7-day)

Location: Cusco, Peru
Distance: 46 miles (74 km)
Elevation gain: 12,153 feet (3,704 m)

Soča River Trail

Location: Triglav National Park, Slovenia
Distance: 12 miles (19.3 km)
Elevation gain: 1,066 feet (325 m)
Time: 2–7 hours

Swinica

Location: Tatra National Park, Poland
Distance: 11.8 miles (19 km)
Elevation gain: 4,547 feet (1,386 m)
Time: 8–10 hours

Tarn Shelf Track

Location: Mount Field National Park, Tasmania, Australia
Distance: 10 miles (16.1 km)
Elevation gain: 1,832 feet (558 m)
Time: 5–6 hours

The Great Wall (Gubeikou to Jinshanling)

Location: Gubeikou (Beijing), China
Distance: 8 miles (12.9 km)
Elevation gain: 2,003 feet (611 m)
Time: 4–6 hours

The Great Wall (Jiankou to Mutianyu)

Location: Huairou (Beijing), China
Distance: 4 miles (6.4 km)
Elevation gain: 1,291 feet (394 m)
Time: 4–5 hours

Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Location: Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
Distance: 14.6 miles (23.5 km)
Elevation gain: 3,241 feet (988 m)
Time: 6–8 hours (alpine crossing); 1.5–2 hours (Tongariro summit return)

Trebević Mountain (1984 Olympic Bobsled Course)

Location: Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina
Distance: 6 miles (9.7 km)
Elevation gain: 1,816 feet (554 m)
Time: 2–3 hours

Wilcox Pass

Location: Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
Distance: 5 miles (8 km)
Elevation gain: 1,100 feet (335 m)
Time: 2–3 hours