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This is a guest post by David Raymond from All Trails Lead to Ice Cream Back in August, while visiting my family in my hometown of Bedford, Pennsylvania, I took a hike on the trails near the Bedford Springs Hotel...the same trails that I use to explore as a kid.  I made a promise to myself that I would revisit the trails around the historical resort with my mountain bike as soon as possible.  The opportunity came around this past weekend when I travelled solo to Bedford to visit my dad who recently underwent knee surgery.   Pausing in front of an ice...

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This is a guest post by Paul Daigneault from PexPed For those who watch and keep up to date with our YouTube channel (PEXPED), last year we made a short Top Ten Video counting down the top ten peaks to summit around the world. Based off response from that video, we decided to make a written version for those you don't feel like watching the video. If you are interested in watching the video, here it is!     10. Khüiten Peak, Mongolia - Elevation 14,250 Feet Sitting over 700 miles west of the capital of Mongolia, Ulaannaatar; Khüiten Peak resides at an elevation...

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This is a guest post by Paul Daigneault from PexPed  

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This is a guest post by David Raymond from All Trails Lead to Ice Cream I take thousands of pictures every year.  It's kind of my thing...along with mountain biking, hiking, and  teaching history.  I have absolutely no formal training in the art of photography...so when I take (what I think is a really cool photo) it is simply by chance.  Picture taking while mountain biking and hiking serves the duel purpose of allowing me to slow down and rest my "recently operated on" back while also helping me to preserve some really awesome memories.   After looking through all of the...

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Part of our mission here at High Peaks Hiking is to inspire the world to hike. We believe that one of the best ways to do that is to spread the word about all of the great hikes and beautiful vistas in the world. We invite all of our site visitors to send us photos or stories about their hikes and we will do our best to share them with our site visitors! We would like to thank OutdoorTracks for the amazing photos and blog post!   When to go? The fires in western, central, and northern Oregon were raging, fueled...

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