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Hiking the Rainbow Mountains of Peru

Unraveled Studios

Unraveled Studios used a drone to capture the unbelievable beauty of Peru's Rainbow Mountain, a truly unique geological phenomenon.  The mountain, which is part of the Andes range, is known not for its height (5.2k m or 17k ft) but rather for its stunning rainbow colors which derive from a unique sedimentary pattern.  Unrivaled Studios gives us a breathtaking aerial look at the mountainm only recently opened for tourism. 


Ryten - One of Lofotens most popular hikes offers magnificent views of the Kvalvika Beach


Ryten Mountain offers stunning views of Norway's Lofoten Islands.  The mountain stands 540 meters (about 1.8k ft) above the frigid waters of the North Atlantic Ocean.  In this amazing video, contributor Droning Thomas hikes to the top of the mountain with his drone.  The resulting video provides a stunning view of Kvalvika Beach and the surrounding mountains.  It will take your breath away. 


Mavic Pro + GoPro 5 | Pyrenees - A walk in the snow

Karl Veca

The Pyrenees Mountains, by which the Iberian Peninsula attaches to the rest of Europe, are not the Alps.  With a maximum altitude of about 3.4k meters (11.1k ft), the peaks of this range are generally accessible by (physically fit) hikers.  Even in the snow, as Karl Veca shows us in this great video of an epic hike in the Spanish Pyrenees.  It was created with a DJI Mavic Pro drone supplemented with GoPro ground footage.  


Hiking on Rax


If you've watched the movie Sound of Music, you may have an image of Austria as a country filled with hikers.  While this is an over-generalization, the fact remains that this Alpine country offers some of the best hiking areas in the world.  Contributor ClearSky created this spectacular drone video on a hike in the Rax Mountains, in in the eastern region of Styria.  These "little" Alps are generally accessible by hikers and do not require technical mountain climbing equipment.    


Trekking The Spectacular East Oahu

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Hawaii is a hiker's paradise.  The islands of this Pacific archipelago are full of volcanic mountains and rock formations which are easily reachable by well-equipped walkers; in most cases no climbing equipment is required.  In this video, top contributor Ryzone brought a drone along for a hike in the mountains of eastern Oahu, the states's most populous island.  The video shows the hikers reaching the tops of some spectacular seaside rock hills and shoot some epic dronies.


DroneCult : Burning Mountains (Bromo and Ijen Crater) 4K


Many of Indonesia's volcanoes pose spectacular hiking opportunities.  With modest elevations, hiking to the tops of these "peaks" can yield spectacular views into their craters.  In this video, contributor DroneCult aerially filmed amazing hiking trips to Mt. Bromo and Ijen Crater, both of which are in East Java (the province which lies at the eastern end of the island of Java).  The latter of the two volcanoes is taller, with an elevation of about 2.8k (9.2k ft) above sea level.  


Secret Hike to Volcanic Ruins || OREGON


Some of the best hiking areas of the continental USA are in the country's Pacific Northwest.  Washington and Oregon both offer a huge tracts of forests, mountains, and river valleys which offer spectacular natural scenery to some of the world's most avid hikers.  In this video, contributor Shanestiles took a Nikon camera and a DJI Phantom 4 drone on an epic hike to some remote volcanic mountains in Oregon, resulting in some epic views of Oregon's amazing geology.


Hiking up French Ridge track - Mount Aspiring National Park


Contributor YoumiTrip is an avid world-traveling hiker who was one of the first to discover what drones can do to record an epic foot expedition.  In this video, he records a hike up French Ridge.  These hills are part of the mountains around Wanaka, a resort area on the South Island of New Zealand.  As you will see, the drone extends his ability to see and record the entire area in all its (aerial) splendor.  


A Beautiful hike in the South of France


This drone video from the Pyrenees Mountains will demonstrate that "Mountains" in France does not always mean "Alps".  While the Pyrenees peaks lack the altitude of a Mont Blanc, they are stunningly beautiful, perhaps all the more so for being less well known than the taller mountains to their northeast. LeVoyagedesKoumoul captures the graceful beauty of these mountains which separate France from Spain.  


The Beauty of Peru- Ausangate Trek


Part of the Andes system, Peru's Ausangate is one of the highest mountains in the Western Hemisphere.  It stands nearly 6.4k (21k ft.) above sea level.  Contributor Jturner took a DJI Mavic Pro drone on a 5 day hiking trek around this mountain, which sits in southern Peru near Cusco.  Prepare to be astounded by the sights these hikers encountered: turquoise lakes, red mountains, golden pastures, alpaca, and llamas.




Six months of travel across eight European countries confirmed both HikeTheWorld's passion for traversing scenic locales on foot.  The video includes footage of their native Slovakia plus stops in Austria, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Italy (the Dolomite mountains), Bosnia & Herzogovina (Mostar), Croatia (Dubrovnik), Montenegro, and Albania.  This great souvenir video was nominated for Drone Video of the Week in October 2018 and is currently a nominee for Drone Video Awards in the People & Lifestyle category. 


Brecon Beacons Hike to the sunrise

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Part of what makes Wales so attractive to outdoors-seekers is that it's accessible.  Virtually all of the Kingdom's many mountains can be reached by hiking, often in just a few hours.  Case in point is Brecon Beacons, a range in South Wales, whose peaks are at an altitude of less than 1k meters (about 2.9k ft).  In this video, contributor Jjay51 hiked to the top of one of the peaks with his DJI Mavic Pro drone, creating an epic sunrise view of this stunning corner of the UK. 


The French Prealps


Top contributor Zimy da Kid took a drone along on a hike into the French Prealps.  These are essentially "mini Alps" which lie to the west of the "real" French and Swiss Alps.  With modest elevations, they are generally accessible without climbing equipment.  In this video, you'll get a bird's eye view of this epic hiking trip as they walk to the top of Grand Veymont, which at 2.3k meters (7.7k ft) is the highest peak in this range.  


To the glaciers! Awesome flying in the Alps.


The Alps Mountains are home to some of the world's most spectacular glaciers as well as its most epic hiking spots.  The temperatures, altitude, and rock formations of this mountain system make them conducive to forming these huge ice sheets that have helped to shape much of the range.  Top contributor Scientik hiked his way into these mountains with his drone, and was able to capture some astounding bird's eye views of glacier heaven. 


Hiking the W Circuit, Torres de Paine, Chile - Drone Diaries .03


Contributor Where-is-fab created this amazing drone video of one of the top hiking trails in South America.  He and a group of friends tackled the "W" circuit at the Torres del Paine National Park in Chilean Patagonia.  The park is one of the larger tourist attractions in Chile, receiving about a quarter million visitors per year many of whom are foreigners.  The video provides an amazing look at some of the most incredible stretches of wilderness in South America.


Max Patch


Going back to the days of the Appalachian Trail, the gentle slopes of the various Appalachian ranges of the eastern USA have been highly accessible by hiking.  In western North Carolina and eastern Tennessee, where the mountains are known as the Smokies, the most important spot on the Trail was Max Patch Mountain, a "bald" mountain of about 1.4k meters (just under 5k ft.).  In this video, AshvilleAerial used a drone to memorialize a birthday hike to the great rolling top of the mountain.


La Soufrière Volcano Hike

Volcanoes are often more "hikeable" than other types of mountains; most of the world's highest volcano tops are accressible without climbing gear.  In thie video, you'll get a great drone view of an epic volcano hike in the Caribbean from contributor  La Soufrière volcano is on the island of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.  Follow along with the hikers and you'll get an even better view of the magnificent mountain, one of the tallest in the Eastern Caribbean.


Road to Milford | DJI Mavic Pro + Sony a6500


Without doubt, New Zealand is a hiker's dream.  On both the North and South Islands you'll find a wealth of walking treks through some of the world's most beautiful scenery.  In this video, contributor Michael Roberts used a DJI Mavic Pro supplemented with a ground camera to record the highlights of a five day hike to Milford Sound.  Situated in a national park on the South Island, Milford routinely appears atop authoritative lists for the best hiking areas in the world.