Top 10 long distance trails

Top 10 long distance trails

Don your hiking boots, take out your map, and follow these trails through areas of outstanding natural beauty.

1 The wind River Mountains, Wyoming

http://www.wind-river.org

2 The Milford Track, New Zealand

book it online as having a reservation is essential through the Department of Conservation’s website

http://www.milfordtrack.net

http://www.doc.govt.nz

3 Concordia Trek, Pakistan

situated on the boarder of Pakistan and China, this is a 14 day trek from Askole to K2 base camp.

http://www.concordiaexpeditions.com

Concordia Trek, Pakistan. Top 10 long distance trails
Top 10 long distance trails: Concordia Trek, Pakistan
4 The Pindos Traverse, Greece

usually nice and safe from May to October.

http://www.sherpa-walking-holidays.co.uk

The Pindos Traverse, Greece. Top 10 long distance trails.
Top 10 long distance trails: The Pindos Traverse, Greece
5 Haute Route, Corsica, France

corsica.forhikers.com

Top 10 long distance trails. Haute Route, Corsica, France
Top 10 long distance trails: Haute Route, Corsica, France
6 Haute Route, France / Switzerland

from Chamonix in France to Zermatt in Switzerland.

Top 10 long distance trails. The Haute Route.
Top 10 long distance trails: Haute Route, France / Switzerland
7 Pyrenean Haute Route, France / Andorra / Spain

the best time to go is usually in July and September.

http://www.pyreneesguide.com

8 The Southern Upland Way, Scotland

http://www.southernuplandway.com

9 The Pennine Way, England / Scotland

the trek stretches 340 km from the old fishing village of Portpatrick to the North Sea cliffs of Cockburnspath.

http://www.thepennineway.co.uk

Top 10 long distance trails. The Southern Upland Way, Scotland.
Top 10 long distance trails: The Pennine Way, England / Scotland
10 South West Coastal Path, England

it takes about 8 weeks to do the entire walk.

http://www.swcp.org.uk

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