All forms of outdoor recreation have a higher level of risk than most ordinary activities, and therefore can be potentially hazardous and/or dangerous. This includes hiking and especially off-trail adventure hiking. Risk is always a factor in hiking and off-trail adventure hiking, especially when weather is adverse or unpredictable, or when unforeseen events or conditions create a hazardous condition. There are many risks, both natural and/or man-made, that could lead to injury or death while hiking, especially while off-trail adventure hiking.
For these reasons, it is the responsibility of the users of this website to learn the necessary skills for safe hiking and off-trail adventure hiking. All participants must assume responsibility for their own actions and safety, exercise sound judgment, be prepared for all conditions, and seek advice on current weather and current trail conditions. These conditions change from day to day, and from season to season, therefore rendering any information on this website subject to change without warning.
Our Hiking Safety page provides information concerning safety for hiking. Please make sure you read this!
Although the authors and publishers of thehikersway.com try to make the information contained on this website as accurate as possible, they disclaim any liability for accident, loss, injury, inconvenience or any other damage that may be sustained by anyone using the information contained on this website. Those who use this information, and those who venture onto trails or into wilderness, do so at their own risk. You are solely responsible for using your judgment in interpreting and using this information to safely enjoy your own outdoor pursuits.
The information contained on this website is not to be considered a guide, instead, it is available so that you may have a general idea of what to expect on the hikes listed on this site. We take no responsibility nor assume liability for inaccuracies, errors, omission, or incompleteness of any information. Please note that the included GPS tracks are also provided only as general guides, and you should not rely on their accuracy, as GPS readings are subject to error and may provide inaccurate directions.
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