The Most Beautiful Winter Hikes

Don't hide indoors this winter! Get on those hiking boots and visit some of the most beautiful mountains in the U.S.

Hiking is a year-round sport and loved by many. Some hike for the adventure while others hike for fitness. Hiking tremendously benefits your mind, body and health. It lowers your risk of heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes. It also improves your cardio-respiratory fitness and muscular fitness.[slideshow:82165]  

Still unsure about hiking in the winter? Summer hiking attracts tourists from all over the world. While winter hiking is a peaceful adventure, it opens up new places to explore while also giving you some of the most beautiful sightseeing.

Some tips before you go: Always prepare beforehand! Make sure you are wearing the proper hiking gear! Your cellphone is fully charged, you have sunscreen in your backpack, food for when you get hungry, a first aid kit, and lots of water!


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