Summary of Hikes

A summary of hikes (by length) and trip reports. All links for the hike location are to the starting point (trailhead) on Google Maps.

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Australia – ACT

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Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Gibraltar Peak (1,038m) Dalsetta carpark, Tidbinbilla  Easy All year 7.7km circuit
Mount Tennant (1,375m) Namadgi Visitor Centre  Moderate All year 14.7km return
Mount Gingera (1,857m) Corin Dam car park  Moderate All year 20.4km return

Australia – NSW

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For a comprehensive list of multi-day walksOvernight Walks around Sydney
The 59km Harbour to Hawkesbury walk from Manly to Berowra Waters traverses the Ku-ring-gai Chase, Garigal and Berowra Valley National Parks.

Sydney & Sydney Harbour

Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Taronga Zoo to Balmoral Beach Bradleys Head Road Easy All year 6.8km one-way
The Spit to Manly Mosman, Sydney (north) Easy All year 10km one-way

Sydney North – West Head

Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
The Duckhole (Lower Gledhill Falls) Start of West Head Rd Easy All year 800m return
Topham Hill rock art South of Topham Track Hard All year (8am-6pm) 1km approx
Koolewong Track West Head Road Easy All year (8am-6pm) 1.3km return
West Head Army Track West Head Lookout Easy All year (8am-6pm) 1.3km return
Flannel Flower Beach West Head Lookout Moderate All year (8am-6pm) 2km return
Crystal Creek Falls McCarrs Creek Road Hard All year 2km return
Bairne Trig West Head Road Hard All year 2.2km return
Topham Track West Head Road Moderate All year (8am-6pm) 2.5km return
America Bay Track West Head Road Easy All year (8am-6pm) 2.6km return
Flint & Steel Bay West Head Road Easy All year (8am-6pm) 2.8km circuit
Challenger Trail West Head Road Easy All year (8am-6pm) 3km return
Hungry Beach West Head Road Moderate All year (low tide) 3.6km return
Hungary Trail General San Martin Drive Hard All year 3.6km return
Cottage Point Trigs General San Martin Drive Hard All year Approx 4km
Resolute Loop Trail West Head Lookout Easy All year (8am-6pm) 4.3km circuit
Elvina Bay Circuit West Head Road Hard All year (8am-6pm) 5.4km circuit
Towlers Bay Circuit via Birnie Lookout West Head Road Easy All year (8am-6pm) 6.5km circuit
Wallaroo Trig West Head Road Moderate All year (8am-6pm) 6.5km return
Secrets of the Basin Trail West Head Road Hard All year (8am-6pm) 6-8km return
Duckholes Trail loop (short) McCarrs Creek Road Easy All year 8.6km circuit
Towlers Bay West Head Road Easy All year (8am-6pm) 9.4km return
Waratah Trail West Head Road Easy/Hard All year (8am-6pm) 9.5km return
Bairne Trail West Head Road Easy All year (8am-6pm) 9.6km return
Bairne to Basin Circuit West Head Road Easy-moderate All year (8am-6pm) 12km circuit
Salvation Loop, Wallaroo and Yeomans Tracks West Head Road Easy All year (8am-6pm) 13.6km return

Sydney North – Ku-ring-gai Chase NP (including St Ives Wildflower Garden)

Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Terrey Hills Aboriginal Engravings Larool Road Moderate All year Approx 1.5km
Chiltern Trail North Chiltern Road, Ingleside Easy All year 2km return
Duffys Wharf Track and Slades Trail Booralie Road, Duffys Forest Easy/Moderate All year 2.8km circuit
Solander Trail & Senses Track St Ives Wildflower Garden Easy All year
(8am-5pm)
2.9km return
Barrenjoey Lighthouse loop Governor Phillip Park, Palm Beach Easy All year 3km circuit
Bibbenluke Trail Bibbenluke Avenue, Terrey Hills Easy All year 3.6km return
Kierans Creek Route Anembo Reserve, Duffys Forest Moderate All year 3.9km circuit
Sphinx Loop Memorial Road / Sphinx car park Moderate All year
(6am-8pm)
4km circuit
Mueller Track St Ives Wildflower Garden Easy All year
(8am-5pm)
4.3km circuit
Christies Pool Warrimoo Road Moderate All year 4.7km return
Smiths Creek Booligal Road, Terrey Hills Easy All year 5.8km return
Under the Motorway Grosvenor Street, North Wahroonga) Moderate All year 6km return
Frog Hollow Circuit (Wahroonga Reserve) Lister Street, North Wahroonga Moderate All year 6.4km circuit
Secrets of the Chiltern Trail Chiltern Road, Ingleside Moderate All year 6.6km circuit
Bibbenluke to Anembo Reserve via Kierans Creek Anembo Reserve, Duffys Forest Hard Summer best 6.8km circuit
Centre Track General San Martin Drive: east and west Easy All year 7.2km return
Darri Track loop End of Toolang Road, St Ives Moderate All year 7.7km return
Wildflowers on the Cowan Trail End of Bulara St, Duffys Forest Easy All year 8km return
Mt Ku-ring-gai to Berowra Harwood Ave  / Berowra station Moderate All year 9km one-way
Shark Rock Ridge Berowra railway station Moderate All year 9.2km return
Sphinx Memorial to Bobbin Head loop Memorial Road Moderate All year 9.8km circuit
Long Trail Booligal Road (Terrey Hills) Easy All year 10.4km return
Mount Murray Anderson Bulara St (Duffys Forest) Moderate All year 11km return
Cowan and Wilkins Tracks Bulara St, Duffys Forest Easy All year 12.2km return
St Ives to Mt Ku-ring-gai via Warrimoo Track Warrimoo Road (St Ives) and Mt Ku-ring-gai station Moderate All year 13km one-way
Brooklyn to Cowan (Great North Walk) Hawkesbury River / Cowan stations Moderate All year 13km one-way
Pylons Loop (Warrimoo to St Ives Wildflower Garden) Warrimoo Road (St Ives Chase) Moderate/Hard All year 13.5km circuit
Gibberagong Track & Murrua Fire Trail loop Grosvenor Street, North Wahroonga Moderate/Hard All year 14km circuit

Guide to Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park  covers all the walking and mountain-biking trails

Sydney North – GARIGAL NATIONAL PARK

Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Carroll Trig Sir Thomas Mitchell Drive, Davidson Easy All year 0.8km return
Upper Cambourne Circuit Cambourne Avenue, St Ives Easy All year 1.5km circuit
Natural Bridge Loop Currie Road, Forestville Easy All year 3.3km circuit
Caleyi Trail Loop Mona Vale Road, Ingleside Easy All year 3.9km circuit
Red Hill Loop Maybrook Avenue, Cromer Heights Easy All year 4km circuit
Rocky Creek Loop Eastern Arterial Road Moderate All year 4.3km circuit
Down to Five Mile Creek Kamber Road, Terrey Hills Moderate All year 4.7km circuit
Pipeline Track St Ives,
Sydney (north)
Easy All year 5.5km circuit
Cascades Track St Ives,
Sydney (north)
Easy All year 5.6km circuit
Moon Rock Loop Slippery Dip Trail, Morgan Road, Belrose Easy/Moderate All year 6km circuit
Carroll Trig to Cascades Sir Thomas Mitchell Drive, Davidson Moderate All year 6.3km circuit
Heath Trail & Bare Creek Loop Ralston Ave, Belrose Easy All year 7km circuit
Bantry Bay Loop Ararat Reserve, Frenchs Forest) Easy/Moderate All year 7.4km circuit
Flat Rock Beach Circuit Downpatrick Road (Killarney Heights) Easy/Moderate All year 8.2km circuit
Deep Creek Loop Deep Creek Reserve, Narrabeen Easy/Moderate All year 8.3km circuit
Carroll Creek Loop Hunter Ave, St Ives Easy/Moderate All year 8.6km circuit
Casuarina and Lyrebird Loop Downpatrick Road (Killarney Heights) Moderate All year 9.1km circuit
Slippery Dip Loop Slippery Dip Trail, Morgan Road, Belrose Moderate/Hard All year 10.2km circuit
Five Mile Creek Loop Forest Way (0.9km from Mona Vale Rd Moderate All year 11km circuit
Middle Harbour Creek circuit St Ives,
Sydney (north) 
Easy/Moderate All year 19km circuit

Guide to Garigal National Park covers all the walking and mountain-biking trails

Sydney North – Berowra Valley Regional Park / Berowra Valley National Park

Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Refuge Rock & Natural Arch Trevors Lane (Cherrybrook) Easy All year 2.7km loop
Blue Gum Walk Rosemead Road Picnic Area (Hornsby) Easy All year 4.2km loop
Berowra Heights Circuit Alston Drive (Berowra Heights) Moderate All year 8.1km loop
Pogson Trig Loop Quarter Sessions Road (Westleigh) Moderate All year 11km loop
Cowan to Berowra Cowan or Berowra  station Moderate All year 14km one-way
Thornleigh to Berowra (Great North Walk) Bellamy St, Pennant Hills Moderate/Hard  All year 26-29km one-way

Sydney North – Muogamarra Nature Reserve

Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Lloyd Trig Old Pacific Hway 3.5km north of Cowan Easy Open 6 weekends Aug / Sep 2.8km return
Peats Bight and Deerubbin Lookover Old Pacific Hway 3.5km north of Cowan Easy/Moderate Open 6 weekends Aug / Sep 26-29km one-way

Sydney North – Bouddi National Park

Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Bullimah Spur Circuit Bouddi National Park Easy All year 4.6km circuit
Bouddi Coastal Walk Little Beach or Putty Beach Easy All year 14km return

Sydney North – Brisbane Water National Park

Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Girakool Loop Girakool Picnic Area Easy All year 1.4km circuit
Piles Creek circuit Girakool Picnic Area (Girakool) Easy All year 5.7km circuit
Pindar Cave and Mt Wondabyne Wondabyne Station (train access only) Moderate  All year 26.8km one-way

Sydney West – Blue Mountains & Wollemi NP

Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Furber Steps Scenic World Moderate All year 1.2km return
Orphan Rock Scenic World Moderate All year 1.8km return
Leura Cascades & Fern Bower Leura Cascades Picnic Area Easy All year 2km one-way / 3km loop
Bulcamatta Falls Track Burralow Creek camping ground Easy All year 3km return
Overcliff and Undercliff Tracks Conservation HutWentworth Falls Picnic Area Easy All year 4km circuit
Glow Worm Tunnel via Pagoda Track Old Coach Road carpark (Wollemi NP) Easy All year. 6.8km return
Glow Worm Tunnel from Newnes Near Newnes (Lithgow area) Moderate All year 9km return
Wollangambe Canyon (Upper) Mt Wilson, Blue Mountains Moderate Summer 9km circuit
Grand Canyon to Pulpit Rock Neates Glen car park Easy/Moderate All year 9.3km one-way
Lost World Lookout Farm Road, Springwood (Blue Mts) Moderate Avoid summer 10.3km return
Glenbrook Creek (Warrimoo to Glenbrook) Florabella St, Warrimoo (Blue Mts) Moderate Summer 12.8km one-way
Lockleys Pylon to Blue Gum Forest Mt Hay Road, Blue Mountains Moderate All year 13km
return
Ruined Castle Katoomba,
Blue Mountains
Moderate All year 14km return
Wollangambe Canyon (Lower) Mt Wilson, Blue Mountains Moderate Summer 13.8km circuit
Blue Labyrinth (Faulconbridge to Glenbrook) Faulconbridge & Glenbrook Moderate  All year 24km approx
Kanangra to Kowmung River Kanangra Walls carpark Hard  All year 26km approx
Katoomba to Wentworth Falls Wilson Park (Wentworth Falls) & Echo Point (Katoomba) Moderate/Hard  All year 32km approx
Six Foot Track Explorers Tree, Nellies Glen Rd Moderate All year 45km one-way (1-3 days)

Sydney South West – Bungonia Gorge, Nattai & MORTON NP

Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Bungonia Gorge circuit David Reid carpark, Bungonia NP Hard All year. 10km circuit
The Castle Long Gully, Morton NP Very Hard All year. 12.6km return
Russells Needle & Starlight Track Wattle Ridge Rd, Nattai NP Hard All year. 30km circuit

Sydney South – Royal NP, Dharawal NP

Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Figure 8 Pool Garrawarra Farm (Royal NP) Easy All year. Low tide. 6.5km return
Jingga Pool and Minerva Pool Dhawaral NP Easy All year. 6.5km return
Curra Moors Loop Curra Moors trailhead (Royal NP) Easy/Moderate All year. 10.2km circuit
Waterfall to Engadine Waterfall or Engadine stations Easy/Moderate All year. 15.6km one-way
Illawarra Escarpment Track Stanwell Park railway station Easy/Moderate All year 17km one-way
Royal National Park Coast Track Otford station to  Bundeena Wharf Moderate All year 26-32km one-way

South West NSW

Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Fitzroy Falls East to West Rim Yarrunga Lookout Access Trail Easy All year 8.1km mostly
one-way

South Coast

Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Mumbulla Falls Near Bega, South Coast Easy All year 800m return
Drawing Room Rocks Brogers Creek Road, near Berry Easy Best at sunset / sunrise 2.8km circuit
Murrays Beach and Governors Head Booderee National Park Easy All year 3km return
Little Dromedary / Najanuga (186m) Central Tilba (south coast) Moderate/Hard All year /w permission 5km return
(off-track)
Steamers Beach Booderee National Park Easy All year. 6.3km return
Mt Dromedary (806m) Central Tilba (south coast) Easy-moderate All year 14.5km return

Snowy Mountains – Kosciusko NP & Jagungal Wilderness

Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Mt Jagungal (2,061m) Snowy Mts Moderate Nov-Apr best 38km circuit
(2 days)

Northern NSW

Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Wonga Walk Dorrigo NP Easy All year 7.1km circuit
Mount Warning / Wollumbin (1,156m) Tweed Ranges, northern NSW Moderate All year 8.8km return
Rocky Crossing, Barrington Tops Williams River Picnic Area Easy All year 17km return
Careys Peak,
Barrington Tops
Lagoon Pinch Picnic Area Moderate All year 21km return
Fernleigh Track Belmont / Adamstown, Central Coast Easy (cycling & hiking track)  All year 31km one-way
Mount Gower (875m) Lagoon Road, Lord Howe Island Moderate All year. Book local guide 11km return

Trip report: A week exploring Lord Howe Island

Australia – NT

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Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Uluru Climb Uluru carpark Moderate CLOSED 3.1km return
Valley of the Winds (Uluru) Valley of the Winds carpark Moderate All year 7.4km loop
Uluru Base Walk Uluru Mala carpark Easy All year 11km loop
Tabletop Track, Litchfield NP Approx 100km from Darwin Hard May-Sep (Dry season) Approx 45km circuit

Australia – VIC

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Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Mount Pilot (545m) Mt Pilot carpark, Chiltern-Mt Pilot NP Easy All year 600m return
Wilsons Promontory (Southern Circuit) Tidal River, Wilsons Prom Moderate/Hard All year 59km (shorter options)

Australia – Queensland

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Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Chance Bay Whitsunday Islands Easy All year 5.1km return
Coral Cove Hamilton Island Resort Easy All year 5.4km circuit
Mount Warning / Wollumbin (1,159m) Mount Warning Road Moderate All year 8.8km return
Passage Peak & Escape Beach Hamilton Island Resort Easy/Moderate All year 14km circuit
Mount Barney (1,351m) Yellow Pinch, Mount Barney NP Hard All year. Winter best Approx 22km return
Binna Burra Lamington NP (Gold Coast) Moderate All year 27km return
Thorsborne Trail (Hinchinbrook Island) Ramsay Bay (from Cardwell) or George Point (from Lucinda) Moderate All year32 32km on-way

Australia – Tasmania

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Launceston Region & Great Western Tiers

Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Liffey Falls Liffey Falls upper carpark  Easy All year 2.4km
return
Meander Falls Meander Moderate All year 12km circuit

East Coast (inc Tasman Peninsula)

Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Mount Amos (454m) Freycinet carpark  Moderate All year (when dry) 4km
return
Fossil Cliffs & Reservoir Circuit Maria Island Easy All year 7.8km circuit
Bishop & Clerk (620m) Maria Island Moderate All year 13.8km circuit
Freycinet Peninsula Coles Bay Moderate  All year 41km circuit
(2-3 days)
Three Capes Fortescue Bay, Tasman Peninsula Hard  All year 41km circuit
Darlington to Frenchs Farm, Haunted Bay & Mt Maria (711m) Maria Island Moderate  All year 70km circuit (3 days)

Trip report: Wombats & Devils on Maria Island

Central Highlands

Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Kitchen’s Hut Cradle Mountain Moderate All year 11.5km return
Narcissus Hut to Cynthia Bay Lake St Clair Lodge (Cynthia Bay) Moderate All year 19km one-way
Dixons Hut, Walls of Jerusalem Walls of Jerusalem NP Moderate Sep/Oct – April 22km return
Mt Rufus (1,416m) and Little Rufus circuit Lake St Clair Lodge (Cynthia Bay) Moderate Sep/Oct – April best 25.5km circuit
Barn Bluff (1,559m) Cradle Mountain Moderate Sep/Oct – April 24-28km circuit

Flinders Island

Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Castle Rock Allports Beach,
Flinders Island
 Easy All year (low tide best) 4km
one-way
Egg Beach West End,
Flinders Island
 Easy All year (low tide best) 5km
return
Mt Strzelecki (756m) Trousers Pt Rd, Flinders Island Moderate All year (morning best) 6.6km return
Mt Killiecrankie circuit (316m) Killiecrankie, Flinders Island Hard All year 18km
circuit

Trip report: Flinders Island

Australia – Western Australia

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Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Monadnocks & Mt Cooke loop (Bibbulman Track) Albany Hwy, 9.5km after Jarrahdale Rd Moderate / Hard All year 40km circuit

Austria

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Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Schneeberg (2,076m) Puchberg am Schneeberg  Easy/Moderate May-Nov

Botswana

Trip report: On Safari in Botswana

Canada

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Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
High Falls Creek Squamish River Forest Road (Squamish, BC)  Moderate/Hard May-Nov 3-8km
Stawamus Chief, South Peak Stawamus Chief Provincial Park or Shannon Waterfall carpark  Moderate/Hard Mar-Oct 6km return
Lake Garibaldi Rubble Creek car park  Moderate May-Oct 18.2km return

France

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Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Grottes du Cerdon Labalme (French Jura)  Easy All year 1.2km
Gorges du Fier Lovagny, near Annecy  Easy Mar-Oct 2-7km return
Lac Blanc Argentière, near Chamonix  Moderate/Hard May-Oct 12km loop

Hong Kong

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Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Dragon’s Back (284m) Shek O Country Park  Easy All year 10.5km
one-way

Iceland

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Trip report: A circuit around Iceland

Indonesia

Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Mt Agung (3,031m) Pura Besakih, Bali  Hard All year 16.2km
return

Italy

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Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Villa Gregoriana and Monte Castillo Tivoli (near Rome)  Easy All year Approx 11km
Mount Faito Castellammare Di Stabia station (Sorrento)  Easy All year 3.6km return

Japan

Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Mount Nantai (2,486m) Nikko Futarasan Jinja Chugushi Shrine  Hard 5 May to 25 Oct 9km
return
Mount Fuji (3,776m) Fuji Subaru Line 5th Station  Moderate/Hard 1 Jul to 14 Sep 16km
return

Korea

Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Manisan Mountain (Ganghwa Island) Manisan Mountain entrance  Easy All year 5.6km
loop

Malaysia

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Around Kuala Lumpur (KL)

Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Bukit Tabur East (357m) Jalan Kolam Air  Moderate All year 4.2km circuit
Bukit Tabur West (446m) Jalan Kolam Air  Moderate All year 4.3km circuit
Pisang Falls Karak Highway near Batu Caves, Selangor  Easy All year 5km return
Medang Falls Kuala Kubu Bharu, Selangor  Easy All year 12km return
Bukit Kutu (1,050m) Kuala Kubu Bharu, Selangor  Moderate All year 12km return
Gunung Angsi (825m) Near Seremban  Moderate All year 12km open loop

Further Afield

Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Gunung Machinchang (701m asl) Jalan Telega Tujuh  Moderate All year. Nov-Mar best 9.3km return
Mt Kinabalu (4,095m) Timpohon Gate, Kinabalu NP  Hard All year 2 days / 12km
Mount Trusmadi (2,642m) Sinua, in Keningau District  Hard All year 3 days / 24km
Pinnacles (Mulu) Mulu National Park. Sarawak  Hard All year 7km caves tour + 21km Pinnacles

Trip report: Chasing Orangutans in Borneo

Morocco

Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Jebel Toubkal (4,167m) Imlil, 2hrs from Marrakech  Hard All year 2 days / 28km

Namibia

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Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Damaraland Desert Hiking Camp Kipwe Easy All year 3-5km
Giraffe Trail Okonjima Nature Reserve Easy All year 5km circuit
Kalahari Dunes Walk Kalahari Red Dunes Easy All year 7.5km circuit
Olive Trail Naukluft Mountains Moderate All year 9.7km circuit

Trip report: Two Weeks Around Namibia

New Caledonia

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Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Ouen Toro Promenade Pierre Vernier Easy All year 2-4km
Pic Malaoui Mont Koghi (30min from Noumea) Moderate All year 7.1km return

New Zealand

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North Island

Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Tawhai Falls State Highway 48 Easy All year 1km return
Ridge Track, Tongariro NP Whakapapa Easy Oct-Apr 2.4km return
Ruapehu Crater Lake Iwikau Moderate / Hard Oct-Apr 12km return
Tongariro Northern Circuit Whakapapa Village Moderate / Hard Oct-Apr 59km circuit
Ruapehu Round the Mountain Whakapapa Village Hard Oct-Apr 75km circuit

South Island

Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Allans Beach (Otago Peninsula) Allans Beach Road Easy All year 1km return
Tunnel Beach (Dunedin) Tunnel Beach Road Easy All year. Low tide. 2.2km return
Mt Charles (Otago Peninsula) Allans Beach Road Easy All year 4km return
Alta Lake
(The Remarkables)
Remarkables skifield carpark Easy Oct-Apr 4.4km return
Mt Cargill & Organ Pipes (Dunedin) End of Cowan Road Easy All year 4.4km return
Shadow Basin Lookout (The Remarkables) Remarkables skifield carpark Moderate Oct-Apr 5.8km return
Victory Beach (Otago Peninsula) End of Dick Road Easy All year 6km circuit
Sandymount (Otago Peninsula) Sandymount Road Easy/Moderate Oct-Jul 7.2km circuit
Ben Lomond (Queenstown) Skyline Queenstown or end of Brecon Street Moderate Oct-Apr 11.8km return
Silver Peak Circuit (Dunedin) End of Mountain Road Hard Oct-Apr 26.4km circuit
Routeburn Track The Divide or Routeburn Shelter Moderate Oct-Apr 37.2km one-way

Trip report: Best of Milford Sound

Norway

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Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Reinebringen (448m) Reine Moderate Jun-Oct 2km return
Plateaufjellet Longyearben, Svalbard Easy Jun-Sep 3.1km return
Trondheim city walk Trondheim Easy All year 7.2km circuit
Fløya (590m) Svolvaer Moderate/Hard Jun-Oct 4km return
Glomtinden (419m) Henningsvær Easy May-Nov 6km return
Sukkertoppen (456m) Hamn i Senja Moderate Jun-Nov 6.2km return
Stokkvikskaret Å (Lofoten Islands) Moderate May-Nov 7km return
Storhaugen (1,142m) Lyngen Moderate/Hard Jun-Oct 8.8km return
Trollsteinen (850m) Longyearben, Svalbard Moderate Jun-Sep 10km return
Nordenskioldfjellet (1,053m) Longyearben, Svalbard Moderate Jun-Sep 11km return
Justadtinden (738m) Hagskaret, near Leknes Easy/Moderate Jun-Oct 12km
return
Sommarsetvatnet  Sjøvegan Moderate  Jun-Oct 12.5km return
Trolltunga (1,100m) Skjeggedal Moderate Jun-Oct 23km
return

Trip Reports:
Senja & the Lofoten Islands
Svalbard (and also Pyramiden, in Svalbard)

Philippines

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Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Mt Maculot traverse Cuenca, Batangas Moderate All year (Jan-Mar best) 9km circuit

Poland

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Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Giewont (1,894m) and Kasprowsky Wierch (1,987m) Kuźnice (2hr from Krakow) Moderate May-Nov 15km one-way

Singapore

Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Changi Boardwalk Changi Point Easy All year 2.2km
one-way
Southern Ridge Walk Harbourfront MRT or Kent Ridge Park Easy All year 9km
one-way

Switzerland

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Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Sex des Ganges Salvan, near Martigny  Hard All year 16km circuit

Taiwan

Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Taroko Gorge Taroko National Park, East Taiwan  Easy All year Varies

United Kingdom

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Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Cheddar Gorge Loop Cheddar Gorge and Caves car park Easy All year 5km
circuit
Black Mountain Glyntawe, Brecon Beacons Moderate All year 26.6km
circuit

USA

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Arizona

Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Cherum Peak (2,128m) Near Kingman Easy All year 8.5km return
Havasu Falls Hualapai Hilltop Moderate All year (need permit) 47km
return
(2 days)

California

Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Badland Loop Zabriskie Point, Death Valley Easy Avoid summer 4.3km circuit
Badwater Badwater Basin, Death Valley Easy Avoid summer Up to 6.4km return
Telescope Peak (3,368m) Mahogony Flat Campground, Death Valley Moderate All year 22.1km return
Mount Whitney (4,420m) Whitney Portal, 18.5km from Lone Pine Very Hard May-Nov 34.6km return
Clouds Rest and Sunrise Lakes Sunrise Lakes trailhead on Tioga Road Hard Jun-Oct 36.9km circuit

Nevada

Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Cathedral Rock (1,514m) Cathedral Rocks Picnic Area Easy May-Nov best 5.2km return
Blue Diamond Overlook Highway 160, near Blue Diamond Road Easy Avoid summer 5.5km return
Turtlehead Peak (1,834m) Red Rock Canyon Moderate Avoid summer 8km return
Mummy Mountain (3,514m) Trail Canyon trailhead Hard May-Nov best 14.4km return
Mount Charleston (3,632m) via South Loop Cathedral Rocks Picnic Area Moderate/Hard May-Nov best 28km return

Texas

Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Tuff Canyon Big Bend NP Easy All year 1.2km return
Hamilton Pool Dripping Springs Easy All year. Booking Apr-Oct 800m – 2.4km return
Santa Elena Canyon Big Bend NP Easy All year 3.2km return
Enchanted Rock Central Texas Easy All year 7.3km
circuit
Lost Mine Trail (2,088m) Big Bend NP Easy All year 7.8km
circuit
The Chimneys Big Bend NP Easy All year 8.4km
return
The Window The Basin, Big Bend NP Easy All year. Avoid after storms 9km return
Emory Peak via North and South Rim (2,385m) The Basin, Big Bend NP Moderate All year 24.6km circuit

Trip report:  The Best of Big Bend (Texas)

Utah

Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Canyon Overlook Zion NP Easy All year 2km return
West Rim Trail Zion NP Moderate Jun-Nov 24km one-way
Bryce Canyon – multiple trails Sunrise Point or Sunset Point Moderate/Hard All year 26.8km circuit

Vanuatu

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Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Mele Cascades 12km from Port Vila Easy All year (9am-5pm) 4km return
Efate Jungle Trek Ulei to Port Vila airport Hard All year (9am-5pm) Approx 19km one-way

Vietnam

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Hike Location Difficulty When? Length
Ham Ron (Dragon) Mountain Behind Sapa Church Easy All year (9am-5pm) 2.8km return
Sapa hiking Sapa Moderate All year 8km approx
Biking Van Long Reserve Van Long Reserve Easy All year 15km approx