Hiking Ha Ling Trail

Ha Ling is a very popular well-trafficked trail on the western end of Mount Lawrence Grassi.  This hike was formerly known as Chinaman’s peak but the name has been change to Ha Ling in recent years.  There are spectacular views from the summit of Ha Ling but the hike to get there is steep and challenging.

Difficulty Rating: 7/10

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Hiking Pu'u Oo Trail

Although Pu’u Oo Trail isn’t the most thrilling adventure on the Big Island of Hawaii, its diverse terrain offers a unique hiking experience.  The trail crosses barren lava flows with patches of lush rain forest separating them.  At the far point of the hike a pristine lava tube can be explored so bring a headlamp!

Difficulty Rating: 5/10

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MTB In Buffalo Pound

In the heart of the Saskatchewan Prairies, Buffalo Pound Provincial Park is a land of adventure. Whether your niche is kayaking, hiking, mountain biking or cross country skiing, Buffalo Pound has an adventure for you. Buffalo Pound is a pleasant place for families to camp and enjoy the outdoors.

Difficulty Rating: All Difficulty Levels

Hiking To Nanue Falls

The hike to Nanue Falls is very short and only 18 miles north of Hilo.  Although this hike is short and doesn’t require much time, it is challenging as there is no trail and you must rock hop along slippery boulders up the creek.  The waterfall is beautiful and worth the trek, but even the most sure-footed hikers are likely to take a slip and end up getting wet at some point.

Difficulty Rating: 4/10

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Hiking Grizzly Peak

The view from the summit of grizzly peak may be the best we have seen!  This hike is one of our favorites in Kananaskis because it has a bit of everything.  There is breathtaking scenery the entire way up, moderate scrambling, and a sheer drop off from the summit creating a spectacular panoramic view. This hike is short but steep so prepare to work hard to reach the top of this peak!

Difficulty Rating: 6/10

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Hiking To Honomalino Bay

Honomalino Bay is quiet, secluded and not well known to tourists. It isn’t accessible by road, which provides people the peace and quiet you don’t get at many public beaches. The hike to the beach from the parking lot is just under a mile and requires little effort. When you reach the beach you’ll be rewarded with picturesque scenery and a beautiful black sand beach to relax on.

Difficulty Rating: 3/10

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Hiking To Ribbon Lake

Hiking to Ribbon Lake is a moderately difficult trek in the backcountry of Kananaskis.  Although the hike can be done as a day hike, Ribbon Lake has is a beautiful campsite to overnight at. The hike follows Ribbon Creek Trail to Ribbon Falls.  Many hikers make the falls their turnaround point, but the final 2km up to Ribbon Lake are the most exciting part of this hike.  Chains tacked into the mountain side assist your final assent up to the lake.

Difficulty Rating: 7/10

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Green Sand Beach & South Point

A visit to the big island of Hawaii isn’t complete without a trip to Green Sand Beach and South Point. Papakolea Beach, also known as Green Sand Beach, is a small bay surrounded by cliffs with a beautiful green sand beach to relax on. It is fairly secluded, not usually very busy and has crystal clear blue water.  Just down the road from Green Sand Beach is South Point.  The most southern point in the united states a great spot for cliff jumping.

Difficulty Rating: 5/10

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Hiking Lady MacDonald

Lady Macdonald is located just outside the town of Canmore and is a local favorite because of its convenient location.  With 1200m of elevation gain to the top, Lady MacDonald is a challenge for even the most athletic hikers.  The final 60m approach to the summit is along a knife edge ridge with incredibly steep drop offs on either side.  Even the most surefooted adventure seekers will feel their adrenalin pumping while traversing this narrow ridge.

Difficulty Rating: 8/10

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Surface Flow Hike

Kilauea is the youngest and most southeastern volcano on the island of Hawai’i.  It is also one of the most active volcanoes in the world.  Since 1983 eruption activity has been continuously taking place along the East Rift Zone allowing periodic viewing of surface lava flows and lava flow directly into the ocean.  The conditions of the eruption are ever changing but under the right circumstances up close viewing of lava is a once in a lifetime opportunity.

Difficulty Rating: 6/10

Hiking To Apua Point

Apua Point is located on the south shore of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park.  The Puna Coast Trail to Apua Point takes you over hardened lava flows and along the coastline, where waves crash violently into the sea cliffs.  There is no shade along this hike but a handful of palm trees at the picturesque Apua Point bay make it a scenic location to spend the night.

Difficulty Rating: 7/10

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Volcano Day Hikes

The day hikes in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park offer unique hiking experiences through diverse terrain.  Steps from the Jaggar Museum parking lot you can view lava bubbling and splashing inside Halema’uma’u Crater.  If you’re up for a longer adventure you can hike our favorite trail, Kilauea Iki Trail, through lush rainforest, into the Thurston Lava Tube, and down to the solidified Kilauea Iki Crater floor.

Difficulty Rating: 4/10

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Hiking To Akaka Falls

Akaka Falls is one of the tallest waterfalls on the Big Island of Hawaii.  The walking trail through Akaka Falls State Park is a loop, with views of both Kahuna Falls and Akaka Falls.  Although there are larger waterfalls on the Big Island, the accessibility of Akaka Falls allows adventurers of all ages to enjoy its beauty.

Difficulty Rating: 2/10

Hiking To Waimanu Valley

Waimanu Valley is one of the best overnight hikes on the Big Island of Hawaii.  The hike from Waipi’o Valley to Waimanu Valley along the Muliwai Trail is very challenging but the experience of camping overnight in this remote valley is well worth it.  In Waimanu Valley you can cool off in the ocean at a black sand beach, or explore deeper into the valley to reach the base of the amazing Wai’ilikahi Falls.

Difficulty Rating: 9/10

Hiking Ice Box Canyon

Ice Box Canyon is our favorite hike in Red Rock Canyon. The canyon provides shade on a hot summer day and there is lots of boulder hopping to keep things interesting as you hike into the canyon. At the end of the canyon there are small pools, seasonal waterfalls and the opportunity to do some technical scrambling up the wall of the canyon.

Difficulty Rating: 6+/10

Hiking Turtlehead Peak

Turtlehead Peak Trail is one of the most challenging hikes in Red Rock Canyon.  Intermediate level scrambling and loose rocks along the trail add to the difficulty of this hike.  This steep, well-travelled trail can be quite strenuous, but the incredible panoramic view from the peak is well worth it.

Difficulty Rating: 6/10

Hiking Calico Tanks

Calico Tanks is a great hike for families and hikers of all ages and abilities. This trail is fairly short, but is one of the most interesting hikes in Red Rock Canyon. Scrambling over the red sandstone rock formations is a lot of fun, and makes this hike one of our favorites.

Difficulty Rating: 4/10

Hiking To Rawson Lake

Rawson Lake is a beautiful, green, alpine lake with Mount Sarrail as the incredibly stunning backdrop.  This is one of the most beautiful hikes in Kananaskis and reaching the lake is well worth the moderate climb.  The trail to Rawson Lake begins at Upper Kananaskis Lakes and offers great views of the surrounding mountains, Sarrail Falls and lush forest.

Difficulty Rating: 5/10

Hiking Mount Indefatigable

Mount Indefatigable is a must do trail in Kananaskis Country.  The view of Upper and Lower Kananaskis Lakes from the top is as good as it gets.  The hike is relatively short, but has a lot of elevation gain which makes it challenging.  There is some mild scrambling required to reach the summit but it is nothing too extreme.

Difficulty Rating: 7/10

Hiking Grotto Canyon

Grotto Canyon is a relatively simple trail walk with interesting features that make it a very worthwhile excursion. Walking between the narrow walls of the canyon provides an eerie experience and at the end of the canyon there is a small waterfall and cave to explore. You can also find ancient pictographs painted on the canyon walls if you know where to look!

Difficulty Rating: 3/10

Hiking Mount Tyrwhitt

Hiking Mt. Tyrwhitt is a photographer’s dream! The approach from Highwood Pass takes you through a beautiful larch meadow. This is especially scenic in the fall when the larch trees change to a stunning gold color. As you near the summit a natural rock archway offers a unique scrambling experience with incredible photo opportunities.

Difficulty Rating: 6/10

Hiking Squaw's Tit

Despite its politically incorrect name, Squaw’s Tit is one of the best hikes in the Canmore area. The route to the top of the tit takes you through dense forest, up a beautiful creek bed and along a narrow ridge with a shear drop off to the valley below. The climax of the hike is an exciting scramble to the top of the “nipple”.

Difficulty Rating: 8/10

Hiking Akamina Ridge

Akamina Ridge offers some of the most spectacular views in Waterton National Park. Split between Alberta and British Columbia this single loop trail offers an incredibly scenic ridge walk high above Forum Lake and Wall Lake.

Difficulty Rating: 6/10

Hiking Mount Galwey

If you are looking for a good scramble, Mount Galwey is for you. Galwey is often described as the “easiest” difficult hike around Waterton. That title is misleading as this hike is in no way easy. With different routes of varying difficulty to the top, summiting this peak is a scrambler’s dream.

Difficulty Rating: 8/10

Hiking To Crypt Lake

From climbing a ladder mounted into the cliff side to crawling through a cave barely big enough for one person to squeeze through; Crypt Lake is an adventure hiker’s dream. It has been rated as one of the most thrilling trails in the world and is an absolute must do!

Difficulty Rating: 7/10

Hiking to Crandell Lake

The hike to Crandell Lake takes you through lush forest with beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. The lake is secluded and the perfect place for a lunch picnic.

Difficulty Rating: 2/10

Hiking Bear's Hump

The best way to see Waterton is from the top of Bear’s Hump. After a quick but challenging climb you are rewarded with an unreal view of the town and the Waterton Lakes.

Difficulty Rating: 5/10

Hiking Red Rock Canyon

The Red Rock Canyon loop is a great scenic walk for hikers of all abilities. Adventuring up the creek through the canyon is where Red Rock’s real excitement lies. The unique red color of the rock with crystal clear water flowing across it is a sight to behold.

Difficulty Rating: 3/10

Hiking Yamnuska

Yamnuska is one of the best adventure hikes in the Canmore area. Highlights are a thrilling walk along the ledge of a cliff assisted by a chain, a great scree slope for the descent, and a spectacular view of both the mountains and prairies.

Difficulty Rating: 7/10

Hiking Heart Creek Trail

Heart Creek Trail is a beautiful walk through dense forest and over a rocky creek bed. Reaching the hidden waterfall deep in the canyon at the end of the trail provides an added challenge if you think you have the balance to cross the natural obstacle course of floating logs.

Difficulty Rating: 4/10

Hiking To Fossil Falls

Fossil Falls is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Kananaskis. It is also one of the most hidden. This hike is completely off the beaten track and is a true adventure hike! Some trail finding and bushwhacking is involved to reach the falls.

Difficulty Rating: 7/10

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