to walk for a long distance, especially across the countryside
Past Participle form
I like to hike at the weekend.
We should hike from this town to the next one.
A: What kind of thing do you do on holiday?
B: We eat good food, drink nice wine - the usual stuff.
A: We often go to the countryside and hike.
I hiked around the Alps.
We hiked across the countryside for my husband's birthday.
A: What did you do this weekend?
B: I took my family to Scotland and we hiked around Loch Ness.
A: Did you see any monsters?
B: Nope - although we looked very carefully.
I'm hiking across the Lake District tomorrow and the next day.
Tom was hiking at night when he tripped and fell.
A: How did you hurt yourself?
B: I was hiking and didn't see a rock.
A: You fell over it?
I've hiked in places all over Europe.
My father has hiked everywhere in Britain.
A: Where are you going on holiday?
B: We're going to northern Spain to hike.
A: Have you hiked there before?
B: No, not there. I've hiked in France and Italy but never Spain.