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America’s 10 Most Dangerous Hikes

Like your life and limbs intact? Then you'd better get skilled before visiting these trails.
The Maze, UtahThe Maze, Utah (James Kay)

From a slippery Sierra catwalk to a treacherous Hawaiian paradise, we name the country’s 10 most hazardous hikes. Then we break down the dangers and provide local beta for conquering each route.
 


Plus:
We mapped America’s hot spots for death by lightning, altitude, extreme weather, and more. And for stats junkies, a look at who’s getting rescued in national parks–and why. Read "Diagnosis of Disaster."

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