Seattle’s Top 10 Dayhikes

The best local trails, as selected by BACKPACKER Local scouts Anastasia Allison and Jason Bickford. Pity the poor Seattle hikers: On any given day, they must decide whether to explore one of three national parks (Olympic, North Cascades, and Mount Rainier), venture into the Central or South Cascades, head north into the Canadian Coast Range,…

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Sunset Meditation Hike to Skull Rock

Sat, 2/24, 3:30-6:30 pm Group: Zen & Now When: Saturday, February 24, 3:30-6:30 pm Where: Temescal Canyon Park, Los Angeles, CA Cost: $20-$30 (registration required) Details: The Zen&Now Sunset Hiking Meditation to Skull Rock in Temescal Canyon (near Pacific Palisades) is a unique transformational event that combines hiking, nature, music and guided meditation in a group setting. It…

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Advanced Hike: The Baldfaces

Sat, 2/24, 9 am-9 pm Group: Random Group of Hikers When: Saturday, February 24, 9 am-9 pm  Where: Baldface Circle Trail, North Chatham, NH Cost: Free (registration required) Details: We’re going to hike The Baldfaces (3,570 & 3,610ft), two dramatic rocky peaks on the east side of the White Mountains. Views from these peaks are among the finest…

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Mountain Chicks Hike: Bridal Wreath Trail

Sun, 2/18, 8-10:30 am Group: Mountain Chicks When: Sunday, February 18, 8-10:30 am Where: Bridal Wreath Falls Trail, Saguaro National Park East, Tucson, AZ Cost: $15 parking per car (registration required) Details: Finally some exploring in Tucson! Whoot whoot! Group will be meeting at Douglas Springs Trailhead parking lot. Our hike will start along the Douglas…

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