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New Life List: Tackle a Monster Dayhike in the Grand Canyon

See a week's worth of scenery in 24 hours, and redefine your idea of what's possible.

RESOURCES Getting there Free shuttle buses run frequently from the park’s hotels, campgrounds, and parking areas to all trailheads on the South Rim. Map Trails Illustrated Grand Canyon #207 ($12; natgeomaps.com). Contact (928) 638-7888; nps.gov/grca


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The 32-mile Pemi Loop from Lincoln Woods trailhead on New Hampshire’s Kancamagus Highway tops 10 4,000-foot peaks. (603) 466-2721; outdoors.org

Circumnavigate Oregon’s Mt. Hood on the 41-mile Timberline Trail. Trail runners do it in 10 hours. (503) 668-1700; fs.fed.us/r6/mthood

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