Extreme hikes
Andrea Buzeta spent five days hiking in the Chilean Patagonia in 2012.

Taken a walk on the wild side?
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Extreme hikes

The movie "Wild," based on Cheryl Strayed's memoir, hits theaters on December 5. It chronicles her emotional journey hiking alone through 1,100 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail following a divorce and the death of her mother.

 

Many of us wouldn’t risk our lives to go on a hike, but extreme hikers say it delivers life-changing adventures.

 

Have you ever backpacked in the wilderness, braving extra-long distances, way-above-normal elevations, or extreme weather? Or maybe you’re one of the few to tackle the Triple Crown of U.S. hikes – the PCT, Appalachian Trail and the Continental Divide Trail?

 

Share a photo and tell us about your unforgettable long-distance hikes.

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