How well do you know the world’s famous hikes and walks? Take our quiz

Put your best foot forward and have a go at navigating our quiz

Which of these walks reaches the highest altitude?

Annapurna Circuit

Inca Trail

Tour du Mont Blanc

Everest Base Camp trek

Which long-distance trail features in Bill Bryson’s book (and the 2015 film, pictured) A Walk in the Woods?

Continental Divide Trail, USA

The Appalachian Trail, USA

The Grand Enchantment Trail, USA

Rideau Trail, Canada

The Camino de Santiago network of pilgrims’ routes comes together in which city?

Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Santiago, Chile

Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

George Meegan wrote The Longest Walk (1988) describing his journey on foot from Ushuaia, Argentina, to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. How many days did it take him to walk the 19,019-mile route?

549

11,456

8,242

2,425

The Coast to Coast walk across the north of England, between St Bees and Robin Hood’s Bay, was first described by which famous walker and writer?

Alfred Wainwright

Ffyona Campbell

Nan Shepherd

Robert Macfarlane

What is the highest point on the Pennine Way in the UK?

Scafell Pike

Leith Hill

Cross Fell

Kinder Scout

Where is the 211-mile John Muir Trail?

The Highlands of Scotland

Patagonia

British Columbia

California

Which US trail did Cheryl Strayed walk, as portrayed by Reese Witherspoon in the film Wild?

Continental Divide

Grand Enchantment

Pacific Crest

Ozark Highlands

Where did performance artists Marina Abramović and Ulay trek from opposite ends of in 1988?

Kungsleden Trail (King’s Way), Sweden

The Great Wall of China

Hadrian’s Wall, UK

Haute Randonnée Pyrénéenne, Spain/France/Andorra

Which is the UK’s longest walking trail, excluding the unfinished England Coast Path?

Offa’s Dyke path

Pembrokeshire Coast Path

South West Coast Path

West Highland Way

You’ll encounter Devil’s Dyke on which UK long-distance trail?

The Ridgeway

The Thames Path

West Highland Way

South Downs Way

Which of these trails passes through the town of Asissi?

Camino di Francesco

St Olav’s Way

St Conan’s Way

Camino del Norte

A Time of Gifts describes an epic walk in the early 1930s from the Hook of Holland into central Europe. It was written by a man also associated with heroic war deeds. Who was he?

Laurie Lee

Patrick Leigh Fermor

George Orwell

Eric Newby

Parts of Cloud Atlas, Chronicles of Narnia and Grand Budapest Hotel were all filmed on or close to the Painters’ Way trail. Where is it?

India

China

Germany

Laos

The 500km Lycian Way in Turkey is between which towns?

Fethiye and Antalya

Istanbul and Ankara

Izmir and Bodrum

Bursa and Eskişehir

11 and above.

The route to greatness beckons!

6 and above.

Definitely on the right path … but some shaky steps!

0 and above.

A few too many stumbles and tumbles!

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Put your best foot forward and have a go at navigating our quizWhich of these walks reaches the highest altitude?Annapurna CircuitInca TrailTour du Mont BlancEverest Base Camp trekWhich long-distance trail features in Bill Bryson’s book (and the 2015 film, pictured) A Walk in the Woods?Continental Divide Trail, USAThe Appalachian Trail, USA The Grand Enchantment Trail, USARideau Trail, CanadaThe Camino de Santiago network of pilgrims’ routes comes together in which city?Santiago de Compostela, Spain Santiago, Chile Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic Santiago de Cuba, Cuba George Meegan wrote The Longest Walk (1988) describing his journey on foot from Ushuaia, Argentina, to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. How many days did it take him to walk the 19,019-mile route?54911,4568,2422,425The Coast to Coast walk across the north of England, between St Bees and Robin Hood’s Bay, was first described by which famous walker and writer?Alfred WainwrightFfyona CampbellNan ShepherdRobert MacfarlaneWhat is the highest point on the Pennine Way in the UK?Scafell Pike Leith HillCross FellKinder ScoutWhere is the 211-mile John Muir Trail?The Highlands of ScotlandPatagoniaBritish ColumbiaCaliforniaWhich US trail did Cheryl Strayed walk, as portrayed by Reese Witherspoon in the film Wild?Continental DivideGrand EnchantmentPacific CrestOzark HighlandsWhere did performance artists Marina Abramović and Ulay trek from opposite ends of in 1988?Kungsleden Trail (King’s Way), SwedenThe Great Wall of ChinaHadrian’s Wall, UK Haute Randonnée Pyrénéenne, Spain/France/AndorraWhich is the UK’s longest walking trail, excluding the unfinished England Coast Path?Offa’s Dyke pathPembrokeshire Coast PathSouth West Coast PathWest Highland WayYou’ll encounter Devil’s Dyke on which UK long-distance trail?The RidgewayThe Thames PathWest Highland WaySouth Downs WayWhich of these trails passes through the town of Asissi?Camino di FrancescoSt Olav’s WaySt Conan’s WayCamino del NorteA Time of Gifts describes an epic walk in the early 1930s from the Hook of Holland into central Europe. It was written by a man also associated with heroic war deeds. Who was he?Laurie LeePatrick Leigh FermorGeorge OrwellEric NewbyParts of Cloud Atlas, Chronicles of Narnia and Grand Budapest Hotel were all filmed on or close to the Painters’ Way trail. Where is it?IndiaChinaGermanyLaosThe 500km Lycian Way in Turkey is between which towns?Fethiye and AntalyaIstanbul and AnkaraIzmir and BodrumBursa and Eskişehir11 and above.The route to greatness beckons!6 and above.Definitely on the right path … but some shaky steps!0 and above.A few too many stumbles and tumbles! Continue reading…

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