Known for its breathtaking mountain scenery, Rocky Mountain National Park offers a variety of winter hiking trails suitable for different skill levels. Popular routes include Emerald Lake Trail and Dream Lake Trail.
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The White Mountains offer some of the best winter hiking on the East Coast. The Franconia Ridge Loop and Mount Washington are iconic winter hikes, but be prepared for challenging weather conditions.
Banff National Park, in the Canadian Rockies, offers stunning winter scenery. The Plain of Six Glaciers Trail and Johnston Canyon are popular winter hikes here.
Switzerland offers a wealth of opportunities for winter hiking. The Jungfrau Region, including trails around Grindelwald and Lauterbrunnen, provides stunning vistas of snow-covered peaks.
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This range offers excellent winter hiking options. The Tatra National Park has a range of trails that lead through beautiful winter landscapes.
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Lapland is a winter wonderland with a unique landscape of snow-covered forests and frozen lakes. There are numerous trails suitable for various levels of hikers.
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The Dolomites are stunning year-round, but in winter they transform into a snowy paradise. The Alpe di Siusi and Tre Cime di Lavaredo areas offer beautiful winter hiking opportunities.
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While not a traditional winter destination, Zion offers a unique experience with fewer crowds. The Watchman Trail and Canyon Overlook Trail are popular winter hikes.
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The northernmost island of Japan is known for its excellent winter hiking opportunities. The Daisetsuzan National Park and the Shikisai-no-Oka flower fields are popular destinations.
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In the Southern Hemisphere, New Zealand's Southern Alps offer great winter hiking opportunities. The Routeburn Track and Mueller Hut Route provide stunning views of snow-capped peaks.