SUBSCRIBE | NEWSLETTERS | MAPS | VIDEOS | BLOGS | MARKETPLACE | CONTESTS
TRY BACKPACKER FREE!
SUBSCRIBE NOW and get
2 Free Issues and 3 Free Gifts!
Full Name:
Address 1:
Address 2:
City:
State:
Zip Code:
Email: (required)
If I like it and decide to continue, I'll pay just $12.00, and receive a full one-year subscription (9 issues in all), a 73% savings off the newsstand price! If for any reason I decide not to continue, I'll write "cancel" on the invoice and owe nothing.
Your subscription includes 3 FREE downloadable booklets.
Or click here to pay now and get 2 extra issues
Offer valid in US only.

Backpacker Magazine – Online Exclusive

PAGE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

10 Hikes to Do Solo

Because sometimes, you just need to get away from it all.
By Mattie Schuler

 


Teton Crest Trail, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming
If you are ready for a longer solo adventure, the 37-mile, six-day Teton Crest Trail is one of Rathke's favorites. It’s one of the park's signature hikes and delievers alpine lakes, views of the famous craggy summits, and a trip over Hurricane Pass where you can see all three Tetons in perfection. This is a moderate backpacking trip, but can easily be done solo—park at the Leigh Lake Trailhead and take the tram to start at the Granite Canyon trailhead. [image: Jeff Gunn / Flickr]
 


PAGE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

READERS COMMENTS

Star
Cami
Jun 06, 2014

Sorry BP, not loading 10 pages to get this. One scrollable page is better.

Star
June
May 29, 2014

Seriously, yes seriously!! Driving, or going to the grocery store is dangerous. But when solo hiking or backpacking you are responsible for you, and you plan and prepare accordingly. It's not for everyone, and those who aren't suited for it could have Darwin Moments. But for those who can solo, and are prepared, the rewards are magnificent, rich, and soulfully fulfilling.

Star
Seriously?
May 28, 2014

You actually publish an article about going out by yourself? And you say sometimes you just need to get away from it all? It's not just dangerous, it can be life threatening.

ADD A COMMENT

Your rating:
Your Name:

Comment:

Go
View all Gear
Find a retailer