We spent the afternoon hiking around the lake.
She hiked 10 miles in the hot desert sun.
We hiked some of the shorter trails.
Our neighbors spent their vacation hiking the Rockies.
The state keeps hiking the tax on cigarettes.
There's talk of hiking the eligibility age.
I hiked myself onto the ledge. Noun
We went for a hike around the lake.
The school lost a number of students after the tuition hike. See More
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The lusciously cooler climes of Hokkaido are heaven in the summer, with rainbow-bright flower fields and countless outdoor activities, from hiking to horseback riding.—Danielle Demetriou, Travel + Leisure, 8 Sep. 2023 Cox urged people to show up with the necessary precautions – water, proper footwear and emergency supplies – and hike with a sense of stewardship in mind.—oregonlive, 7 Sep. 2023 With candles formulated to represent entire states, experiences (from hiking to book clubs), and fictional places (Barbie’s Dreamhouse), Homesick specializes in capturing a moment and translating it into a scent.—Bryce Jones, Better Homes & Gardens, 7 Sep. 2023 Victoria, British Columbia Kevin Light Photo Green and positively gorgeous, the capital of British Columbia is a prime spot for urban adventure with its eclectic mix of outdoorsy activities like whale watching, exploring the blooms in Butchart Gardens, or hiking in old-growth rainforests.—Hugh Garvey, Sunset Magazine, 5 Sep. 2023 Among those who trekked through the sludge was DJ Diplo, who spent hours hiking in the mud to try to get to his concert hours later in Washington, DC.—Nouran Salahieh, CNN, 4 Sep. 2023 Workout tops and tennis skirts are her go-tos, even when hiking or running errands.—Jaclyn Peiser, Washington Post, 4 Sep. 2023 Four plays later, Humbert broke the plane on a 2-yard burst, hiking the lead to three touchdowns.—Wright Wilson, Detroit Free Press, 2 Sep. 2023 Flash flooding observed in area A Friday afternoon thunderstorm brought heavy rain to the northern end of Bryce Canyon National Park, park officials said, saying it was seen along the trail where Howell was reportedly hiking.—Natalie Neysa Alund, USA TODAY, 29 Aug. 2023
But even with a pause on rate hikes, borrowers shouldn't expect to see better terms any time soon, according to experts.—Aimee Picchi, CBS News, 20 Sep. 2023 Properties in 4 out of 5 cities in the Lower 48 are vulnerable to rate hikes, including more than 25% of properties in New York City and Phoenix.—Ella Nilsen, CNN, 20 Sep. 2023 But a spike in inflation could lead to more hikes, says financial advisor Michael Yoshikami, in Walnut Creek, Calif.—Steve Garmhausen, wsj.com, 20 Sep. 2023 But the flip side of consistently strong growth means the Fed’s aggressive rate hike campaign has not managed to fully cool the economy.—Rachel Siegel, Washington Post, 20 Sep. 2023 Sharing a carousel of photos, the couple smiled together in a selfie, posed together on a hike and took a photo in front of a staircase.—Angela Andaloro, Peoplemag, 19 Sep. 2023 Instead, the couple find themselves on a hike with the other woman, Cara, who has followed them on vacation, and her unsuspecting boyfriend, Gareth (Eric Balfour).—Hunter Ingram, Variety, 16 Sep. 2023 For him and for his colleagues, the pay hike will be transformative.—Globe Columnist, BostonGlobe.com, 16 Sep. 2023 Darn Tough’s socks live up to their name and will see you through a nearly infinite number of hikes and chilly plane rides, with the perfect amount of cushion and elasticity.—Rena Behar, Travel + Leisure, 15 Sep. 2023 See More
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