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Get Spooked: Haunted Hikes and Campfire Stories

Posted by Loren Drummond at Oct 26, 2012 02:20 PM |
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Snow's falling in the high country, the days are getting darker and Halloween is closing in. It's the time of year when some folks seek out a corn maze or haunted house for their thrills. For hikers who don't mind adding on the layers and want to get into the season with a hike or two, we've got ten hikes to try and a set of scary stories to take along with you.
Get Spooked: Haunted Hikes and Campfire Stories

Swap some spooky stories around a campfire after a haunted hike. Photo by Devin Monas.

Snow's falling in the high country, the days are getting darker and Halloween is closing in. It's the time of year when some folks seek out a corn maze or haunted house for their thrills. For hikers who don't mind adding on the layers and want to get into the season with a hike or two, we've got ten hikes to try and a set of scary stories to take along with you.

Haunted hikes

From trails with a creepy history to mountain myths and Sasquatch sightings, these hikes all have something to give you a thrill.

>> Ten haunted hikes

>> Tips for safe hiking in late fall

Oh, and if you end up hiking in costume, share your photos with all of the WTA community in your Trip Reports, or on Facebook.

Spooky stories

Who needs to watch a scary movie when you can swap scary stories around the campfire? From Bigfoot in the North Cascades to aliens in the Sierras, enjoy these spooky stories from the backcountry collected by guidebook author and WTA correspondent, Tami Asars. But be forewarned: they may keep you awake the next time you find yourself deep in the back woods ...

>> Get spooked

Have you had an eerie moment in the backcountry? Tell us about it in the comments below.

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