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Our free guide to the 20 best international hikes ever written about in the pages of BACKPACKER.
BACKPACKER's Life List: The International Edition
is a free guide to the 20 best international hikes ever written about in the pages of Backpacker.
Experience the thrill of being a pioneer: Trek to a remote corner of the globe.
Use our guide to make your Wales hiking adventure a reality.
Cross a sprawling preserve of broad mountains, lonely ridgelines, and lush river valleys.
Follow a long-distance trail along the once-violent, now-bucolic border between England and Wales.
The highest peak. The wildest ridges. The largest lake. Find them all in Wales's alpine heart.
Tiptoe along oceanside bluffs with views across the Irish Sea.
Don't be fooled by the cozy pubs and low elevations. The birthplace of mountaineering overflows with challenges, from rugged peaks to history-laden coastal treks.
Trek across the roof of the Andes, mix in some trail riding–on bike and horseback–and climb a 19,000-foot volcano.
Test your scrambling skills–plus sea kayak, rock climb, and scuba dive the Gulf of Orosei Coast.
Traverse the unknown end of the Alps–by trail, canyon, and cliff face–on this demanding journey in and around Triglav National Park.
In search of a guilt-free adventure in the tropics, Jason Daley discovers the line between saving the world–and seeing it.
The planet's most dynamic landscape is full of bubbling hot springs, steaming geysers, and kaleidoscopic lava flows. Hike Iceland's epic Laugevegur Trail, and join the action.
Half a world away, you'll find exotic highs while hiking in Tasmania.
Where classic Euro trekking meets the Mediterranean coast.
If you plan on hiking the European Alps, get ready for some differences across the pond.
In the European high-country Alps you can wander through the most stunning mountains in the world. Vive la difference!
If you like stunning mountains, challenging trails, breathtaking scenery and warm temperatures in winter, New Zealand is your ticket to paradise. Just watch out for the thieving parrots.
Grab your passport and follow these 25 hikes where wild winds Blow, strange animals roam, and even the alpenglow adds to the adventure.