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Intriguing Hiking, Walking and Trekking Trips


Intriguing Hiking, Walking and Trekking Trips

Heli-hiking with CMH

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CMH Heli-Hopping in the Canadian Rockies:

CMH, famous for its heli-ski vacations in the winter, also offers heli-hiking trips in the summertime. Guests stay in remote lodges (with excellent chefs and masseuses), hop into a helicopter each day and fly to a different mountain peak or high-country meadow. Some trips spend a few days hiking in the Adamants or in the Monashes.

Travel the World With Backroads:

Backroads, founded in 1979, is an active travel company that offers 300 itineraries, including biking, walking/hiking, multisport, and Insider Trips.

Country Walkers See the World Step by Step:

Country Walkers has a loyal clientele who keeps returning for new trips to colorful locales around the globe. Upcoming trips include Slovakia: Budapest to Krakow, Iceland: The South and West Coasts; Spain: Granada to Seville and New York: Classic Adirondacks, with some departures during fall foliage season.

Explore Tasmania on Foot:

Even if you don't see a Tasmanian Devil you'll have a good time walking around Tasmania, Australia's smallest state. Along with that marsupial-- the Tasmanian Devil-- you may see a kangaroo or three while on one of the wilderness walks in Tasmania.

Breakaway Adventures Around the Globe:

This South Carolina-based travel company offers hiking trips in locales around the world, from the Vineyards of Barolo in Italy and the Cotswolds in England to the Painted Monestaries of Romania and Maltese Rambles. Breakaway Adventures even has tours in Europe where pets are welcome.

Boulder Outdoor Survival School:

Boulder Outdoor Survival School, based in Boulder, Colorado, doesn't offer hiking trips, but the company has some special Field and Explorer courses that include lots of hiking. In the Field courses, which are 7-, 14- or 28-days long, participants learn the ancient skills of the Puebloan cultures of Southern Utah.

Walk Through the World with Smithsonian Journeys:

Smithsonian Journeys offers a variety of guided hiking trips from the Bryce, Zion and the North Rim of the Grand Canyon and the French Alps to Exploring Iceland.

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