01. We were [hiking] along the coast when we saw a bear.
02. They [hiked] through the hills for about three hours.
03. There were lots of [hikers] on the trails today.
04. The bank has [hiked] interest rates by almost a full percentage point.
05. The proposed [hike] in transit fares has made commuters in the city very angry.
06. The young woman [hiked] her skirt above her knees as she waded through the water.
07. There is a [hike] up Mount Empress planned for this weekend.
08. Dave and I often go for a [hike] up Mount Finlayson on New Year's Day.
09. It took us five days to [hike] the West Coast Trail last summer.
10. A corporate tax [hike] at this time could have a very negative effect on the economy.
11. Teachers in the state have received a 2% pay [hike] in their new contract.
12. He [hiked] his pant legs up and stepped into the shallow water.
13. In 1985, a group of men led by Michael McGuire [hiked] over 270 miles from Ward Hunt Island in the Northwest Territories to the North Pole.
14. They had to look for a new apartment after their landlord [hiked] their rent by over 100 bucks a month.
15. Switzerland has more [hiking] paths per capita than any other nation in the world.
16. You'd better take lots of water when you go [hiking] so that you don't get dehydrated.
17. Banff National Park is a great place for skiing, [hiking], camping and many other outdoor activities.
18. The recent [hike] in gas prices has resulted in more people riding their bicycles or taking the bus to work.
19. Adam and Tanya spent their honeymoon [hiking] up Mount Kilimanjaro.
20. Smokers are again facing a [hike] in taxes on tobacco products.
21. Stu bought himself a new pair of [hiking] boots for his camping trip at Jasper.
22. The union is asking for a substantial wage [hike] for its members.
23. We took along lots of snacks to munch on during our [hike].
24. We [hiked] along the beach for over four hours.
25. It took Bilbo and his companions weeks to [hike] through the forest of Mirkwood.
26. You must be very careful when [hiking] in a remote wilderness area.
27. If you see a bear while [hiking], the best thing to do is to back away quietly.
28. The long [hike] up the mountain left the group tired, but happy.
29. The camp leader took the young boys on a two-hour [hike] around the lake.
30. After being lost in the bush for three days, the [hikers] had completely run out of food.
31. The [hiking] trail follows the coast for about 10 miles.
32. Jamie Luner once noted, "[Hiking] alone lets me have some time to myself."

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