High Points: Mt. Elbert, Colorado
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Come enjoy this high peak's playground
An easy high point with an unpredictable personality
You could do it in a day, but don't rush this one.
The longest and wildest approach in the bunch
Bighorn sheep and golden eagles await you at this high point.
The mosquitoes make it challenging, but the towering sedimentary rock makes it worth it.
Look closely for the path to this high point.
Come visit this Cherokee named place of fresh green.
The mile-long walk invites contemplation like few other high point approaches.
America's bloodiest high point
This peak lives up to its reputation.
Welcome to this delightfully weird world of extremes.
A high point that provides an alluring combination of scenery, storms, and access.
A humble high point in a low-lying state
It's all about the journey.
Backpack Lake Huron's shores, kayak the St. Lawrence Islands, and camp along Lake Superior
A downright goofy dome marks this highpoint.
Go from the path of racecars to the path of a high point.
Lose the sun-baked stereotype and bring thoughts of shady canyons and breezy passes.
Here are tons of tree-climbing resources to get you started.
Visit this scary state forest and let your imagination run wild.
The view is high on soy and corn and low on drama.
Something's happening in this spot where nothing happened.
The view is nothing to write home about, but this newly crowned high point deserves a visit.
Here's your chance to uncover secret paths in this popular park.
Find this high point in the largest national forest outside of Alaska.
This old logging camp and woolly mammoth marching ground provides incredible views.
Time it just right to get to the top of this one.
Access is limited, but well worth the view.
Traveling to this point will leave you at a loss for words.
A fitting place to ponder the true meaning of the term Hoosier.
There's not a bad napping spot anywhere.
If you loathe traffic, the commute to White Butte is pure ecstasy.
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Need a crash course in backpacking? Join our newbie and his brooding teenager as they fend off mountain lions, overzealous retail clerks, and other beginner hazards.
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Springtime in the Sonoran Desert
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A seldom-visited peak on the Continental Divide Trail
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Spend New Year's in the Big Ditch, where fishing, camping, and hiking await
Flowing water means a lighter load and an easier time exploring
Scrambling this 6,471-foot mountain is a trip, even mid-winter
This canyon in the Guadalupe Mountains offers an endless cluster of colors mixed together with some famous geology
A meandering river and towering cliffs make this the perfect early winter spot
A hike with an otherworldly desert, a striking escarpment, and hot springs
Mellow temperatures, low water and autumn colors make for a perfect time in the Smokies
Vibrant colors and a ridge walk you'll never forget
Only in 400,000 acres of wet backcountry will you find the oldest bird
Blazing foliage and broad Lake Superior views
Explore the past on Otero Mesa
This famous slot canyon hike in Utah and Arizona delivers broad views of the Colorado Plateau
An Arctic wildlife extravaganza
Wildlife aplenty at Walrus Islands State Game Sanctuary
Conquer the East's hardest dayhike
Prime time in the Rockies to explore the San Juan Hut System
Autumn solitude on a well-watered, 10,000-foot plateau
Take a stunning ridge walk in this glacier-clad wilderness park
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Memorable panoramas of Glacier National Park's high peaks
Delve into the Shoshone National Forest on the North Fork Trail
A glacial sculpture of incredible symmetry in northern Canada
Celebrating wilderness protection where the idea began: the Gila Wilderness
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You'll find numerous surprises as you explore the lakes, rivers and forests of this highpoint.
A long hike to the highpoint where weather and black flies could pose a challenge.
Allow the plants to color the landscape as you make your way along the trail.
True highpointers will find this peak.
An exclusive guide to five hikes that have been under water for 40 years
A night in Yosemite's most famous hotel
Explore a glacier-covered forest near the Canadian Rockies' highest peak
Camping in Death Valley might give you the hottest day of your life.
This gorgeous alpine lake hike sports huge glacier views just an hour outside of Vancouver.
Deep in the heart of the forbidden Tibetan kingdom, a long-awaited adventure inherited from the author's father takes an unexpected twist.
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Deep in Wyoming's Wind River Range, an accident with a sliding boulder makes a hiker confront his life, his fate, and his faith in God.
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