Hike & Climb THE SUMMIT IS JUST THE HALFWAY POINT. —ED VIESTURS
While summer hikes are incredible, they are usually associated with extremely hot temperatures, crowded trails, and tons of bugs.
Day hikes bring a sense of wanderlust and a yearning for adventure that’s almost palpable. It’s common to want to get out and explore and there’s no better way to enjoy traveling and the great outdoors than by taking a backpacking trip that lasts several days or even months.
Many nature-lovers tend to head for the woods after the first snowfall.
For decades, climbers have been succeeding and failing while attempting to trek up these dangerous mountains.
The U.S. has more than 10,000 state park areas comprising over 18 million acres.