Photo Credit by Didier Weemaels via Flickr Creative Commons Welcome to the top 25 Hiking Blogs! This list is an attempt to highlight some of the best hiking blogs that can be found on the web. The ranking was compiled tracking hundreds of independent trekking sites. The top sites that made this list are ranked according to Alexa (33.3%), Domain Authority (33.3%), Page Authority (33.3%) indicators. The list doesn’t involve our personal opinion in any way. The ranking is once a year with new blogs and up-to-dated scores. The data was collected on February 9th, 2016 for the current list. To all who made it to the list, a big congratulations!. You deserved it for the great job you are doing with your blog. For those who didn’t make it this time, don’t get yourself down. Find out how you can improve your blog and get better for the next update. Scoring System In order to evaluate every blog in an objective way we use indicators that measure the web traffic and the authority of the site on the internet. The total score that every blog receive is based on 3 key indicators: Alexa Score, Page Authority and Domain Authority. For full details on what these indicators mean and how to improve them, we recommend you to read this page on NomadicSamuel.com that explains everything in an easy way to understand. All the blogs get ranked on these 3 categories and they receive a score (points) according to their rank on each category. The sum of those 3 scores is the blog’s total score. Top 25 Hiking Blogs Rank 1. 2. 3. 3. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 14. 16. 17. 18. 18. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. Blog Modern Hiker Section Hiker Trail Journals Hikespeak Brian Green Hiking in Finland Bald Hiker Appalachian Trials The Big Outside Hiking In The Smokys Best Hike Hiking The Trail SoCal Hiker Just A Colorado Gal Trail Cooking Calipidder Two-Heel Drive Erik Black’s Backpacking Blog The Hiking Life The Hike Guy Hiking Website Hiking Forward Hiker to Hiker Lady on a Rock Light Backpacking Total Score 89 88.5 88 83 74.5 74.5 72.5 69 68.5 65.5 65 56 56 50.5 50.5 47 46.5 43 41 39 37 34.5 25 21 20.5 Get Your Top 25 Hiking Blogs Badge! Proud of making the list? Congratulations! Get yourself your well-deserved badge to show it on your blog. 300px by 300px <a href=”https://www.theadventurejunkies.com/top-25-hiking-blogs/”><img class=”alignnone aligncenter” src=”http://adventurejunkies.theadventurejunk.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/HikingBadge300.png” alt=”HikingBadge” width=”300″ height=”300″ /></a> 125px by 125px <a href=”https://www.theadventurejunkies.com/top-25-hiking-blogs/”><img class=”alignnone aligncenter” src=”http://adventurejunkies.theadventurejunk.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/HikingBadge125.png” alt=”HikingBadge” width=”125″ height=”125″ /></a> Submit Your Blog For The Next Update If you would like to submit your blog and be considered for this list, it needs to meet the following requirements: Be hiking specific. Only pure hiking blogs are accepted. We understand that camping and other outdoors activities are closely related but this list is focused exclusively on hiking adventures. Your site must have a blog section. Being updated regularly. Sites that haven’t been updated within the last 3 months won’t be considered. You must own the domain (i.e. wordpress.com, weebly or blogspot blogs don’t rank for their own Domain Authority score). Does Your Hiking Blog Meet These Requirements? We would love to hear from you! Please send us a message to email@example.com with the subject “Top 25 Hiking Blogs” to be considered for the next update. Check Out Other Great Blogs On The Web!