Ted's Hiking World Hiking Trails


2017

* Dinkey Lakes Reprise
Dinkey Lakes Wilderness
mellow hiking, beautiful lakes, easy cross-country
#360
Aug 15
9 miles
Rating: 7
* Carson Pass to Red Lake Road
Mokelumne Wilderness
random exploration off the popular routes
#359
Aug 08
4½ miles
Rating: 5
* Mount Dana Approach
Yosemite National Park
a very difficult scramble to the park's #2 peak
#358
Aug 03
5 miles
Rating: 8
* Puppy Dome & Pothole Dome
Yosemite National Park
scale two easy domes for some good views
#357
Aug 02
3 miles total
Rating: 4/5
* Mono Pass
Yosemite National Park
& Ansel Adams Wilderness
an easy, high-elevation walk with great scenery
#356
Aug 01
9 miles
Rating: 7
* Big Pine Lakes
John Muir Wilderness
good trails lead to especially beautiful lakes
#355
Jul 18
10 miles
Rating: 9
* Warren Fork Lee Vining Creek
Hoover Wilderness
explore a little-visited canyon
#354
Jul 17
4 miles
Rating: 5
* Elephant Rock Lake Loop
Carson-Iceberg Wilderness
difficult route-finding with sub-par scenery
#353
Jul 11
11 miles
Rating: 4
* Pickett Peak Approach
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
an old road leads to a scary summit block
#352
Jul 05
4 miles
Rating: 5
* Troy Ponds
Tahoe National Forest
a difficult bushwhack to a couple of unnamed lakes
#351
Jul 03
6 miles
Rating: 4
* Montgomery Grove
Montgomery Woods State Natural Reserve
a totally shaded walk that is best in springtime
#350
Jun 24
2½ miles
Rating: 5
* Pygmy Forest Loop
Van Damme State Park
an easier walk and a unique forest environment
#349
Jun 24
3½ miles
Rating: 5
* Lady Bird Johnson Grove
Redwood National Park
an easy loop among some tall trees
#348
Jun 23
1 mile
Rating: 5
* Trillium Falls
Redwood National Park
get some exercise climbing to a cute waterfall
#347
Jun 23
1 mile
Rating: 4
* Fern Canyon
Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park
walk up a creek in a unique fern-lined box
#346
Jun 23
2 miles
Rating: 8
* Boy Scout Tree & Stout Grove
Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park
superlative redwood viewing
#345
Jun 22
7 miles
Rating: 7
* Tall Trees Grove
Redwood National Park
visit a grove of the world's tallest trees
#344
Jun 21
4 miles
Rating: 5
* Liberty Cap
Yosemite National Park
a difficult scramble to some world-class views
#343
Jun 02
9 miles
Rating: 10
* Chilnualna Falls
Yosemite National Park
all the best stuff is at the top
#342
May 26
9 miles
Rating: 7
* Elowah & Upper McCord Creek Falls
Columbia River Gorge, Oregon
moderately easy walking to two gorgeous falls
#341
April 22
3 miles
Rating: 7
* Seven Waterfalls
Columbia River Gorge, Oregon
there are more falls here than anywhere else
#340
April 20
6 miles
Rating: 8
* Hemlock & Yakso Falls
Little River area, Oregon
easy walking to two lesser-known falls
#339
April 19
2½ miles
Rating: 6
* Toketee, Watson, & Susan Creek Falls
North Umpqua River area, Oregon
a short walk to three gorgeous falls
#338
April 18
4½ miles
Rating: 8
* North Table Mountain
Ecological Reserve
rain or shine, this place is somewhat magical
#337
April 17
6 miles
Rating: 5
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* TRAMPING NEW ZEALAND
18 mostly great hiking days
#326-336
March 5-25

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