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English definition of “hiking”

hiking

noun [U] uk   /ˈhaɪ.kɪŋ/ us  
A2 the activity of going for long walks in the countryside: We're going hiking in the Lake District next weekend.Hiking and orienteeringWalking and walkersMoving a long way on footHiking and orienteering
(Definition of hiking from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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