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Favorite Rim Trail somewhere in between Sunset and Sunrise Points.
Intermediate/Difficult

Fairyland Loop

8.1 mi 13.1 km 1,460' Up 444.86 m Up 1,458' Down 444.26 m Down

Panguitch, UT
Favorite Mt. Rainier towards the beginning of the Skyline Trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Skyline Trail

5.3 mi 8.6 km 1,493' Up 454.98 m Up 1,485' Down 452.66 m Down

Eatonville, WA
Favorite The second of 6 waterfalls in Whiteoak Canyon (the 1st being the very upper falls).
Difficult

Whiteoak Canyon to Cedar Run Loop

8.2 mi 13.1 km 2,255' Up 687.39 m Up 2,255' Down 687.38 m Down

Stanley, VA
Favorite South Falls shrouded by fall leaves.
Intermediate

Trail of Ten Falls

7.8 mi 12.5 km 1,062' Up 323.62 m Up 1,063' Down 323.97 m Down

Lyons, OR
Favorite Mt. Meeker at Dawn, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado with permission from Richard Ryer
Difficult

Chasm Lake

8.2 mi 13.3 km 2,766' Up 843.04 m Up 2,766' Down 843 m Down

Estes Park, CO
Favorite Park visitors get up close and personal with the surrounding canyons.
Intermediate

Queens Garden Navajo Loop Trail

3.0 mi 4.8 km 615' Up 187.42 m Up 615' Down 187.42 m Down

Panguitch, UT
Favorite Looking down at Devil's Bridge
Intermediate

Devil's Bridge Trail

1.6 mi 2.5 km 342' Up 104.32 m Up 342' Down 104.24 m Down

West Se…, AZ
Favorite Afternoon sun streaming through the trees on the Crest Trail.
Difficult

Mount Mitchell - Black Mountain Crest Trail #179

12.1 mi 19.5 km 5,010' Up 1526.98 m Up 1,498' Down 456.71 m Down

Burnsville, NC
Favorite Evening light at Arches NP!
Intermediate/Difficult

Devils Garden Full Lollipop

5.0 mi 8.1 km 548' Up 166.97 m Up 554' Down 168.8 m Down

Moab, UT
Favorite The view from Bryce Point is like nothing else in this world.
Intermediate/Difficult

Peek-A-Boo Loop

5.2 mi 8.4 km 1,434' Up 437.09 m Up 1,434' Down 437.18 m Down

Panguitch, UT
Favorite Lost Mine Trail looking south down Pine Canyon
Intermediate

Lost Mine Trail

4.6 mi 7.4 km 1,057' Up 322.3 m Up 1,057' Down 322.18 m Down

Big Ben…, TX
Favorite Mount LeConte after a winter storm on the AT. Clouds hug the ridges and hoarfrost covers the trees.
Intermediate/Difficult

Charlies Bunion Out and Back

8.0 mi 12.8 km 1,632' Up 497.37 m Up 1,632' Down 497.29 m Down

Gatlinburg, TN
Favorite Approximately 13,800' up, less than a mile from the summit!
Difficult

Mt. Elbert

8.9 mi 14.4 km 4,410' Up 1344.26 m Up 4,410' Down 1344.07 m Down

Leadvil…, CO
Favorite Representing the REI NP Centennial backpack at Dream Lake, looking towards Flattop Mountain (right) and Hallett Peak (left).
Intermediate

Best of Bear Lake Area Loop

5.7 mi 9.1 km 1,293' Up 394.25 m Up 1,309' Down 398.84 m Down

Estes Park, CO
Favorite Moon with Delicate Arch
Intermediate

Delicate Arch Trail

3.1 mi 5.0 km 567' Up 172.71 m Up 567' Down 172.85 m Down

Moab, UT
Favorite Amazing sunny day at Avalanche Lake with all of the falls flowing.
Intermediate

Avalanche Lake via Trail of the Cedars

6.2 mi 9.9 km 616' Up 187.82 m Up 616' Down 187.75 m Down

Red Roc…, MT
Favorite The Loch, Rocky Mountain NP CO
Intermediate

Loch Vale

6.0 mi 9.7 km 1,083' Up 330.25 m Up 1,086' Down 331.15 m Down

Estes Park, CO
Favorite Bridge to Nowhere, Angeles National Forest
Intermediate/Difficult

Bridge to Nowhere - East Fork Trail #8W13

9.8 mi 15.8 km 814' Up 248.01 m Up 814' Down 248.01 m Down

La Verne, CA
Favorite Snowy Boulder from Saddle Rock Trail. with permission from BoulderTraveler
Difficult

Green Mountain via Ranger/Saddle Rock Loop

4.9 mi 7.9 km 2,310' Up 703.95 m Up 2,280' Down 695.01 m Down

Boulder, CO
Favorite Catching a weekday sunrise will be sure to keep you from the crowds of this busy hike.
Intermediate

Rattlesnake Ledge

4.3 mi 6.9 km 1,111' Up 338.7 m Up 1,110' Down 338.42 m Down

Riverbend, WA
Favorite Park visitors get up close and personal with the surrounding canyons.
Intermediate

Navajo Loop

1.4 mi 2.2 km 495' Up 150.77 m Up 496' Down 151.13 m Down

Panguitch, UT
Favorite It feels like there are more than 3 defined waterfalls along this trail.
Intermediate

Ouzel Falls & Back

5.3 mi 8.5 km 921' Up 280.83 m Up 921' Down 280.77 m Down

Estes Park, CO
Favorite South Boulder Creek
Intermediate/Difficult

Walker Ranch

8.0 mi 12.9 km 1,527' Up 465.57 m Up 1,523' Down 464.22 m Down

Coal Creek, CO
Favorite View from the trail
Difficult

Chimney Tops Trail

4.2 mi 6.7 km 1,420' Up 432.7 m Up 1,420' Down 432.77 m Down

Gatlinburg, TN
Favorite View of Hidden Lake taken from the lookout at the top of the trail.
Intermediate

Hidden Lake Overlook

2.7 mi 4.3 km 490' Up 149.25 m Up 489' Down 149 m Down

Red Roc…, MT
Favorite Hanging Lake
Intermediate/Difficult

Hanging Lake

2.6 mi 4.2 km 1,037' Up 316.17 m Up 1,037' Down 316.22 m Down

Glenwoo…, CO
Favorite Tule elk male, Tule Elk Reserve, Tomales Bay
Intermediate

Tomales Point Trail

9.8 mi 15.7 km 996' Up 303.54 m Up 996' Down 303.53 m Down

Inverness, CA
Favorite Zion Canyon Overlook with Rainbow
Intermediate

Canyon Overlook Trail

0.7 mi 1.2 km 101' Up 30.81 m Up 101' Down 30.78 m Down

Springdale, UT
Favorite Yosemite Falls with Half Dome in the background.
Difficult

Upper Yosemite Falls and Yosemite Point Hike

8.0 mi 12.8 km 3,374' Up 1028.33 m Up 3,374' Down 1028.39 m Down

Yosemit…, CA
Favorite Morning Glory Arch is a nice treat after a hike in Negro Bill Canyon.
Intermediate

Grandstaff Hiking Trail

4.1 mi 6.5 km 314' Up 95.76 m Up 314' Down 95.8 m Down

Moab, UT