Here are three popular choices for hikes. Which one would you most like to hike?
Hiking into the Grand Canyon
What's more iconic than the Grand Canyon? You aren't the type to just look over the rim, you want to make it an adventure. Choose any one of the 15 official trails that take you down into the canyon but be sure to bring plenty of water and remember every step you take down will require you to climb back up on the way out. Also, if you plan on staying over night you'll need to reserve your permit (long in advance).
Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail
This is not for the fair weather hiker. To tackle the over 2,600 miles from Mexico to Canada, most people need a few months. Plan way ahead, figure out the food drops or resupply points and you'll be good to go. Don't have the time? Try the shorter John Muir Trail (200+miles) or just take a day hike where this famous trail passes through Yosemite National Park.
Hike a Colorado 14er
Ready to gain some elevation? Try hiking one of Colorado's 54 (or 59 depending on your criteria) peaks over 14,000 feet in elevation. From the magnificent Longs Peak (14,259'), the easier Quandry Peak (14,265') or the more remote San Juan Mountains, you can't go wrong climbing one of these peaks.
What do you think? Are you up for one of these hikes?
Which one would you most like to try? We're curious. Tell us in the comments below.