Have a question about MyHikes? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions (or expcted questions) below to see if they help.
Please refrain from reposting our pictures or using them for any non-profit or commercial use without contacting us first for permission. All pictures are owned by both MyHikes and the individual that uploaded them. We always check with the contributor first before allowing any person or organization to use our pictures.
MyHikes is owned and operated by one person and time is short, so the main focus for the time being is the site; however, there may be apps in the future.
MyHikes relies on registered users adding trails to expand our data set, so trails may be scarce or completely missing from certain areas.
If you're proactive, please help us out by signing in and adding trails you know and love.
If adding trails is not your thing, make sure to bookmark the site and check back from time to time. The database is growing and we get new trails added each month.
Before discussing the differences in our trail Difficulty Ratings, first, it must be understood that everyone has different physical abilities, and thus any Difficulty Rating will be subjective to the hiker experiencing the trail on their own.
These Difficulty Ratings are one of the hardest things we validate and consider at MyHikes before publishing our trails. After considering the length of the trail, elevation gain and loss, terrain type, hazards and dangers, we set the Difficulty Rating accordingly.
You may find that our trail's Difficulty Rating differs from your own opinion — just hike one of our trails to find out!
If you find a bug, please email MyHikes Founder, Dave, with a description of what you were doing, what you clicked on, and what the error was.
If you can, include a screenshot as well.
Any and all bug reports are much appreciated!
Yes you can! Please email us with a subject of "GDPR Request" and include your username or IP Address if you do not have an account. This email must be sent from the email you currently use to log into MyHikes (if applicable).
For users who have uploaded published trail data, or trip reports, we will work with you to determine the best way to preserve the data, but remove your personal affiliation.email us