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Day Hikes Tracked
601

Miles Hiked
3573.1 miles

Vertical Gain
175.5 miles

Photos on Site
14124

Using this Site

I made this site as a way to track my day hikes, to see my progress, and share with anyone who knows their capabilities and cares to go exploring. I provide an "overall" rating for each hike, and then an additional breakdown for each (difficulty, beauty, personality, and solitude). Though there are lots of easier hikes on my site, it's really not designed for beginner hikers. I don't provide a list of "things to bring" or a comprehensive guide to canyoneering or class ratings, but instead assume you know what you're looking at and just need a reference or some photos to understand what to expect, including a short desciption, stats, a map, and reference photos. Though I'm not trying to deter anyone from adventuring, there are much better resources online for first-timers. I've set the difficulty ratings based on my own experience, relative to the other routes/hikes on my site (for reference, a 4/10 is what the NPS might rate as "very strenous"). If you have questions or are skeptical about a route, please get in touch below before starting an adventure and I'll be happy to provide more information. I'm not responsible for your mistakes. Use this site at your risk.

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7/10 - 10/10 Usually difficult and remote, and have beautiful views and interesting, varied trails. May include some serious scrambling.

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4/10 - 6/10 Good hikes that are absolutely worth a visit. May be a long day and/or have scrambling.

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1/10 - 3/10 All hikes are worth it, but these are less appealing than others, or just don't feel all that adventurous.

I Love Exporing!

In the never-ending mission of working to find myself and my purpose or whatever, I'm documenting my travels and hikes around the United States. After living in NYC for 3 years, I realized how little I wanted anything to do with cities and nightlife, and how much I wanted to do with national parks and off-the-beaten-path locations. Living in my car, I'm playing by day and working by night, trying to find my next big dayhike adventure.

This site is a personal project to see what I can do without a time constraint and the ability to freely design/code. If you like what you see, check out my other work at and let me know if you or someone you know needs a site. The work/referrals are always appreciated!

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