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4. Crown of the Continent

THE INSIDER

When Jake Bramante decided his life needed a reboot in 2009, he quit his job, sold his house, and headed for Glacier National Park. He became the first person to hike all 734 miles of Glacier’s trails in one year, then compiled his stories, videos, and maps on a website—hike734.com—to help you, should you want to live the dream, too.

THE WILDEST WILDS

The 6-mile out-and-back to Preston Park has it all—including an option to extend. From the Siyeh

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