Category: American hikes

Our favourite mountains-Chapter four-Half Dome

The view of Half Dome from Glacier Point has to be one of the most iconic views in America, a country of big landscapes. Below you the floor of the Yosemite valley stretches into the distance, a scene of rock, river and forest that seems to hark back to frontier times. Dominating the scene is

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Laurel Falls walk, Great Smoky Mountains

23.1.16 Walking with; Ruthy The Great Smoky Mountains are one of the most popular National Parks in the United States and justifiably so, however we had the misfortune to be visiting the weekend that “Snowmageddon” had been forecast for the entire Eastern side of the USA. The weather was already pretty harsh when we arrived

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Walking in the San Diego area

19/20.9.13Walking with; Allen, Jess and Ruthy Some of my favourite walking memories have come on trips to the Western United States, the challenge of the chains on Half Dome, the stunning vistas from Angel’s Landing in Zion National park, the eerie solitude of the desert in Joshua Tree and the otherworldliness of wandering amongst the

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