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Top 5 hikes in the Western US in 2018

At Biome Theory, we're already dreaming of getting the dogs out for some stunning hikes throughout the Western US this year. But where to go? See below for our top 5 hikes and backpacking trips you should consider adventuring to in 2018!   5. Timberline Trail, Mount Hood, Oregon Best for: rugged adventure Total distance: 39 miles (63 km) Total duration: 4 days Circling one of the most prominent mountains of the Northwest, this rugged, wilderness trail around Mount Hood is one of Oregon’s most scenic hikes. It’s difficult, due to steep ups and downs, river crossings, and elevation changes of more than 8,000 ft (2438 m). You’ll be rewarded with ever-changing landscapes of flower-filled alpine meadows, majestic waterfalls, ancient forests, glaciers, and...

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