50 Hikes. 50 States.

We took a year and a half to hike each state. Here’s how we did it. You can do it too.

Where We’ve Been

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50 Hikes. 50 States

50 Hikes. 50 States.

A project to hike one hike in every state in the U.S.

Lucky. I live in a beautiful country filled with millions of miles of trails through thousands of beautiful places organized around 50 states. As a resident of the United States, I am more than lucky to have the freedom to move around this great country to explore its grandeur. And now, I’m off to see it again.

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50 Hikes 50 States Project Hawaii

50 Hikes 50 States Project Hawaii

The Best Moderate Hikes in Oahu Start your hike at Hau'ula Beach Park. Getting to Hawaii in the time of Covid wasn't easy. Six reschedules later and two Covid tests, we finally arrived on Oahu to hike our 49th state in our 50 Hikes 50 States Project. We did more than...

50 Hikes 50 States Project–California

50 Hikes 50 States Project–California

Hiking California's Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve The stunning views from Torrey Pines State Natural Preserve. Like Colorado, picking one hike to do in California might be a giant challenge for most. For me, it was simple. I had to return to my favorite park as a...

50 Hikes 50 States–Oregon

50 Hikes 50 States–Oregon

50 Hikes 50 States--Oregon If you read our story about hiking Washington during our 50 Hikes 50 States Project, our Oregon hike's story is even worse. We don't have one picture of our weekend event from Oregon. Because, frankly, I didn't taken any photos inside the...

50 Hikes 50 States Project–Washington

50 Hikes 50 States Project–Washington

50 Hikes 50 States Project--Washington Even FedEx wasn't going anywhere in Washington. After hiking 44 states without even a 10-minute delay, our travel god karma finally caught up to us in Washington on our 50 Hikes 50 States Project. When we left Denver's -5...

The 12 Hikes You Must Do This Year in the US

The 12 Hikes You Must Do This Year in the US

The 12 Hikes You Must Do This Year in the US As COVID and the vaccine swirl in our communities, we're all itching to move after a year of not moving. With international travel still just on the horizon, this is the year to take advantage of the glorious hikes we have...