hiking hiking  /ˈhaɪ kɪŋ/


  • (n) a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure



  1. I do a lot of hiking in the North Cascades, and if I don't have a map I don't go.
  2. Mark Sanford's adultery scandal is showering unprecedented attention on the beloved 2,200-mile hiking trail.
  3. Concerning the allure of hiking and mountaineering: Some people love it because of the solitude, and choose to do it alone.


  1. Starbucks hiking prices despite lower bean costs

    Starbucks hiking prices despite lower bean costs Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 1:01 pm, Friday, June 21, 2013 In the last quarter, Starbucks cited lower coffee costs for a stronger operating margin, which represents the money it pockets from sales after subtracting what ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Houston Chronicle

  2. Starbucks hiking prices despite falling costs

    Starbucks wants a few extra pennies for that latte. The Seattle-based coffee company says it's hiking prices on average by 1 percent nationally starting Tuesday. But it says the price for many drinks, ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Hiking for your health

    Think of hiking as a good summer exercise?  Make sure to start with short trails and have the proper gear.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: WAFF 48 News Huntsville

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  1. "I did not want to go hiking at 4 in the morning," Jenna told Diane. "It was freezing. But we got up, and we hiked in the dark for an hour and a half, and then as we got toward the top, with the sunrise, he asked me."
    on Sep 30, 2007 By: Jenna Bush Source: Detroit Free Press

  2. LA city councillor Tom LaBonge added: "Every day, I see tourists posing for snapshots just below the sign. We want to acquire this land, not only to maintain the view of the Hollywood Sign, but also to preserve open space, hiking trails and wildlife...
    on Feb 11, 2010 By: Tom LaBonge Source: Hindustan Times

  3. "One way for this nation to cope with the issue of obesity is to get people outside _ whether it be through sports or hiking or conservation," Bush said while meeting with business leaders working to encourage exercise and healthy food choices...
    on Feb 1, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Washington Post

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