According to the International Federation of Hiking and Mountaineering, there are an estimated 900 million hikers across the globe. And whether you're a seasoned explorer or just a beginner, finding the best hikes in the world can seem like a monumental task. Luckily, however, you have us to guide you—because we have picked out 5 of the best hikes in the entire world. Pick the one that best appeals to your skill level or the kind of sites you want to see—or decide to do them all—then get to packing so you can go outside and celebrate the resplendent beauty of the world around you.
There's no doubt about it: winter's here, and lots of people are cozied up inside on the couch with hot chocolate. However, just because there are subzero temps outside, it doesn't mean that you have to give up on spending time in the great outdoors. Winter can be the best and most invigorating time for outdoor activities—especially for hikers.