Posted by Jeff on Oct 19, 2020 at 7:03 am in Hiking News | 0 comments | Last change: October 18, 2020
From Colorado to Oregon to Maine, these incredible winter trails offer beautiful views, wildlife viewing, and less crowds.
If you have a habit of stashing your hiking boots as soon as cooler temperatures hit, you have missed out. In winter, the country's best hiking trails clean up and you can walk for miles without seeing another soul. Put on a pair of snowshoes and stomp over glistening, snow-covered fields, or avoid the snow altogether and head south, where you'll find plenty of dry terrain that's too hot to brave in the summer.
The secret to winter hiking is to make sure you have the necessary equipment to stay warm, step through the snow, and trick the sun. Appropriate footwear and versatile lightweight layers are key. And since the days are shorter, be sure to take enough time to finish your hike before darkness falls and the views you came for disappear.
To make it easier for you to get started, here are some popular winter hiking trails …
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