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12/5/17 1:46 P

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Right now my goal is to get to the Redwoods to enjoy them.

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8/21/17 4:44 P

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I really want to do the PCT someday! Especially the JMT section. :D One day hopefully I will have the money, time, and fitness! :D

As long as I live, I'll hear waterfalls and birds and winds sing. I'll interpret the rocks, learn the language of flood, storm, and the avalanche. I'll acquaint myself with the glaciers and wild gardens, and get as near the heart of the world as I can. ~John Muir


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5/12/17 11:22 P

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Patagonia.

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4/2/17 7:25 P

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New Zealand is on my bucket list. I could spend weeks exploring the beauty that island has to offer!

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3/2/17 10:41 A

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Patagonia. It looks so beautiful; can't wait to check it off the bucket list. This year we're hitting up Glacier National Park and Banff, which is also going to be amazing.

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1/12/17 1:54 P

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Ojo del Salado on Argentina, Chile border looks challenging at 22,614 feet. Can also use some espanol!

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1/3/17 1:38 P

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Japan looks really interesting. Great Scenery and a very different culture.

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1/3/17 9:31 A

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I love the Grand Canyon and try to get there as often as I can. I would love to hike all the National Parks. New Zealand is very intriguing.

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11/24/16 4:59 A

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My goal is to hike the PCT in 2018.

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8/20/16 3:37 A

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Anywhere that's pretty... and safe (there are some dangerous looking hiking places out there).

I like forests, deserts, mountains, meadows, and more. There are so many beautiful places that this world has to offer.

For now, I just want to hike some of the beautiful places around here in Colorado.

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8/20/16 12:50 A

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Austria

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7/20/16 8:12 P

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My dream is to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail. Ambitious, I know, but it may happen someday.

I also want to do the Camino de Santiago.

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6/18/16 5:39 P

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I would always chose Yosemite - I love the waterfalls and granite.


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3/30/16 8:20 P

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I'd be happy with Big Bend National Park again--the chisos mountain trails and the tinajas and all--it'd be awesome to see. I sure missed the spots

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2/8/16 11:45 A

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I really want to do the pct someday! Its on my bucket list and is a life goal. Also the john muir trail, the inca trail and a bunch in the canadian rockies. There are so many awesome sounding hikes in these comments! A lot I have never heard of before!! I want to do all of those too!! Lol! :D

As long as I live, I'll hear waterfalls and birds and winds sing. I'll interpret the rocks, learn the language of flood, storm, and the avalanche. I'll acquaint myself with the glaciers and wild gardens, and get as near the heart of the world as I can. ~John Muir


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KAYOTIC's Photo KAYOTIC Posts: 15,464
2/7/16 10:26 A

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I think a lot of the folks who through hike are retired, so you're not old, ScubaHoney!

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2/6/16 7:44 P

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We are in the process of moving to the Knoxville, TN area, so I would really like to backpack the AT (but probably not a thru hike since I'm old...56).

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12/9/15 10:46 A

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My mom & I always wanted to hike all the battles sites of the revolutionary & civil war. I've been to some of them still a lot to go. I would also like to do part of the Appalachian trail

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11/5/15 8:52 P

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Mine would be Scotland; have a trip planned with my sis for next year. We plan on spending couple days on Isle of Skye in particular.

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11/4/15 11:53 P

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Well, Patagonia would be great, but there are plenty of wilderness areas with many trails here within the U.S.. I'll be retiring in a couple of weeks so I'll be planning on some traveling that includes new trails.

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10/20/15 4:43 P

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Anywhere pretty that has a trail, haha! I have a LOT of hikes I want to do in Germany, including an end-to-end on the Rennsteig Trail - I've hiked about 8-10% of it in sections but would love to do a thru-hike. There are B&Bs, hotels and places to stay all along the trail so no need to backpack.

However, I still have a fantasy about backpacking the Muir Trail - not very practical considering my physical challenges and [ahem] old age but it's still a dream. I've hiked sections of it and would really love to do more of it, even if I never manage a thru-hike.

I also love hiking in Kauai and hope to get there again in 2016 at least once so looking forward to that.

In the meantime, there are a bazillion other trails that interest me, including local ones near my home - heck, I'll hike just about anywhere I guess!!

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2/20/15 9:46 A

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Peru.

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1/30/15 2:05 P

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I'm hoping to get to Greece this summer and include some hiking with that trip. :-)

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1/20/15 12:08 A

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DOINGNOTTRYING, I've read about the Wave and seen pictures. Good luck with the permit lottery and I hope you'll share pictures!

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1/18/15 7:08 A

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Chrissgettingfit I am theoretically saving for just that Scotland trip to do with my sister in 5 years. In the meantime I will keep on exploring utah! Putting in my bid for the permit lottery to do the wave in southern Utah for Nov or Dec 2015. (Google a picture if you never heard of it ... Amazing! And hot in summer)

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1/16/15 12:34 P

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New Zealand, PCT and Appalachian

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1/11/15 9:50 P

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I'd really like to do the Haiku Stairs on Oʻahu (but I'm not one to climb fences or try to sneak past security). And there are many dream hikes, but I'd really like to do the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu.

Suzie


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11/24/14 1:05 A

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Oh my goodness. There's many trails I would love to hike, but I think I would love to trek in Patagonia.

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11/23/14 12:56 P

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Somewhere in the southern hemisphere since I've never been there, so Chile, Argentina, Australia, New Zealand, Himalayas...

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11/22/14 10:46 P

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WOW, what wonderful places. Keep it coming I'm SURE that others of you out there have FABULOUS Hiking DREAMS...

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11/22/14 5:14 P

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Right now Machu Picchu is at the top of my list, but I need to train more before I'm ready for it.

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11/22/14 4:27 P

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Darn, just One place? I I think it would be doing the Monros of Scotland. Views, pubs, and tea and scones along the way.


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I've been sick, and I've lost a lot of strength and endurance. I have to start over again and build myself up. It takes time to build up, but oh my, we lose it so fast!

I don't do extremes of temperature well at my age, so I'd like to be where the temperature is around 50-55, or 60, but neither too hot and humid nor too cold. I want to work my way back up from the easier trails to going up our local mountains.

I'd also like to hike on some trails that are beautiful and don't require that I be looking down to be sure I don't stumble on something and fall.

Freezing rain today, so no going out for me. But I can do indoor walking to build up some energy.

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11/22/14 4:11 P

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I want to hike in Switzerland, hut-to-hut, and also in Iceland!

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11/22/14 3:36 P

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I think that our TEAM is slowly fading for the Winter months and needs inspiration to pick things up so I'm asking this question:

If you Could Hike ANYWHERE where would it be?

For me in this particular time of my life I am feeling very out-of-shape and would like something to inspire and motivate me & make me feel safe. I have thought a lot lately about packing in my own gear and staying on top of the world to fire lookouts. SEE:

http://www.firelookout.org/lookout-renta
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You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go...

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