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- 2012, Jacquelin Winspear, Elegy for Eddie, p. 248.
- After the war, however, in the early 1920s, the government had launched a series of advertisements aimed at getting the population out into the fresh air, encouraging people to go hill walking, which some master of the slogan had abbreviated to "hiking".
- Walking in the countryside for pleasure or sport.
- This term is not commonly used in Australia and New Zealand, where the term tramping is preferred.