planandgohiking.com is a website for anyone interested in hiking. We aim to provide information that will help you make informed decisions about your next hiking adventure. We strongly promote hiking as a great way to exercise and connect with nature.

Neither this website nor any books, articles, or other material referenced on this website are to be viewed as medical advice. Please take all necessary precautions before attempting any hike.

This website describes physically challenging activities in a remote outdoors environment. There are inherent risks related to hiking, mountain climbing, mountain environment and climate, adapting to altitude, relying on gear, and providing oneself with appropriate nourishment. Discuss with your doctor the implications based on your personal condition.

This website is not a medical guide. Information and advice given in this website are intended as reference and explicitly not as a substitute for any professional medical advice, specifically if you are aware of a precondition or issue.

Neither the author nor the publishers take any responsibility for any damage, injury, loss, or inconvenience that could be associated with the use of this website. Your safety and health during preparations and on the trail are your responsibility. This website does not imply that any of the herein featured trails are appropriate for you. Only you can judge what you are capable of.

Information given in this website is correct to the best of the author’s knowledge. However, there is no aspiration, guarantee, or claim to the correctness, completeness, and validity of any information given.

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