How to Go Hiking Abroad

Backpacking abroad doesn't need to be intimidating. Plan, prep, and go on your next international adventure with confidence using our handy guide.
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Four thousand miles between your home and your hike? Don’t let getting to the trailhead slow you down. We polled dozens of travel professionals, including guides, athletes, travel writers, and our
very own staff— to bring you these field-proven tips. Improve your
packing, planning, gear, health, and skills for surviving worst-case adventure scenarios— and start globetrotting like an expert.