UNCOVERED Hike to this month’s newsstand cover shot.

Get killer views and miles of ridgetop solitude on this 23-mile out-and-back along the PCT.

Chris Burkard (@chrisburkard on Instagram), an award-winning outdoor photographer and explorer from Pismo Beach, California, is a name you’ll get to know well over the next year. We’ll be

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4. Hidden Wonders
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Hike Your Own Hike
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