Best Summer Backpacking Trips Near Washington DCWashington, D.C. is in reasonable proximity to some of the region’s most notably popular backpacking destinations. Here are a couple of suggestions for extended backpacking trips that are well in driving range.
Climb The Tallest Mountain In The World In 30 MinsMount Everest gets all the credit, but Hawaii's Mauna Kea (an idle volcano that's been around for, you know, a million years) is technically the world's tallest mountain. Technically. While it stands 13,800ft above sea level, more than two thirds of the hill is actually submerged underwater, which brings the total height to 33,136ft.

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