Posted: 2019-12-04 20:44:47
by BestHike editor Rick McCharles I’m just back from Nepal, my first trip since 2014 where I hiked Langtang. Around 9,000 people died during the Nepal earthquake of 25 April 2015. One tiny village in the Langtang Valley accounted for 243 of them: 175 villagers, 27 local tourism staff (guides and por...
Posted: 2019-12-04 10:03:02
Skurka is one of the greatest hikers all time. All hail. Click PLAY or watch this amusing bit on YouTube. (via Adventure Blog)
Posted: 2019-12-01 20:31:40
American human rights activist and hiking guru Marinel de Jesus moved to Peru full-time. Right now she’s fundraising to put together a documentary on mistreatment of porters on the Inca Trail. KM 82 is the documentary that will tell the porters’ stories directly to the world and reveal the inequitie...
Posted: 2019-11-27 10:03:20
Our favourite hiking destination in the Canadian Rockies is Lake O’Hara, Yoho National Park, B.C. For decades we’ve had hikers hitting redial on the phone trying to get one of the precious reservations:  32 day-use visitors 90 campers / day Some good news: Overnight camping spots will now be offered...
Posted: 2019-11-17 10:03:48
November 17, 2019. Details.