Hiking, Backpacking, Climbing and Mountaineering Links

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Hiking and Backpacking

  • 4000’ers Journals of the White Mountains
    This Web site shares trip reports from hikers working towards membership into the 4000 Footers Club of the White Mountains
  • Appalachian Mountain Club
    AMC: Your guide to the Northeast outdoors
  • Appalachian Trail Conference
    The ATC is the organization that oversees the Appalachian Trail; this a very comprehensive site, and a great resource for trip planning, maps, guidebooks, etc. A great site for anyone interested in the Trail.
  • The Appalachian Trail Home Page
    A site developed by A.T. enthusiast, Kathy Bilton; this excellent resource has been on-line since 1994
  • AMC Huts
    Information the AMC huts from the White Mountains Info Server
  • thebackpacker.com
    A site dedicated solely to backpacking with sections for everyone from beginners to advanced hikers.
  • The Cohos Trail Association
    This organization is building the 159-mile Cohos Trail along the central spine of New Hampshire’s northern-most and most isolated county, Coos County. The trail runs from “The Montalban Whites” near the Presidential Range all the way to the Canadian border where it will rendevous with the Sentiers Frontaliers trails for the creation of the second international trail in the East.
  • Flags on the 48
    Learn about the annual September 11 memorial hike to raise the American Flag on all 48 New Hampshire 4000’ers.
  • Get Outdoors New England
    An Internet based group for outdoor activities in and around New England. No memberships, no fees, no dues, no pressure.
  • Green Mountain Club
    The Green Mountain Club and its 7500 plus members from across the country share a love for hiking and a commitment to preserving and protecting the Long Trail System for future generations.
  • Guide to New Hampshire Trails, Hiking, Walking, Backpacking, Camping
    Where to hike in NH. New Hampshire Mountains, Trails, Fall Foliage, Cross Country. Submit Your Experience
  • Hidden Hills of Western Massachusetts
    Hiking, Downhill and X-Country Skiing, Cozy Bed & Breakfast Inns and much more await you in the Berkshire foothills.
  • Hike-NH.com
    Provide information about hiking in New Hampshire; Review some gear to give a real-life view of equipment; Provide links to helpful web resources; Answer questions and get feedback about hiking in New Hampshire
  • Hike Vermont–End to End on The Long Trail
    The Long Trail is a 270-mile backcountry adventure along the crest of the Green Mountains in Vermont. The trail extends from the Canadian border to the Massachusetts state line. Each year about 70 people complete the end-to-end hike.
  • Hiking-PA.com
    A free site focused on hiking in Pennsylvania. The site will allow users to download GPS tracks for popular trails and also users will be able to submit a trail guide for consideration.
  • The Krummholz Zone
    Tales of cold winter camping, climbing, backpacking and backcountry skiing trips to the Adirondacks and White Mountains along with articles on mountaineering, whitewater, photography and more.
  • The Leisurely Backpacker
    “I hope that these pages can convey, in some small way, the wonders and joys of New England’s backcountry.” – David Lister
  • The Lightweight Backpacker
    Comprehensive backpacking site of lightweight tips, techniques, books, gear, reviews, gear checklists, message forums, speciality pages — Make Gear, Winter Travel, Bad Back — much more…
  • Maine Appalachian Trail Club
    This is the Official site for the Maine Appalachian Trail Club; it’s THE site to go to for Maine A.T. information
  • The Metacomet-Monadnock Trail
    This site is designed to allow those who have never experienced the M-M trail to get a taste of it’s beauty, and for newcomers and old hands to offer observations on it’s condition
  • MTNhike
    The place for hiking, backpacking, and mountaineering trip reports. MTNhike records hiking, backpacking, and mountaineering trips.  Enter your trip report or search for a particular trip in the outdoors.
  • NH Outdoors
    NH Outdoors has a variety of Outdoor recreation resources for New Hampshire, including camping and hiking.
  • NHTrails.com
    A Guide To New Hampshire’s Hiking Trails: submit your pictures, stories, comments and questions for others to see
  • Mount Washington Summit Cam
    Live view from the summit of Mount Washington, NH
  • Outdoor Resources Online
    A comprehensive directory of Internet sites dedicated to outdoor recreation. Listings for Backcountry (Hiking/Camping), Biking, Climbing/Mountaineering, Equine, Fishing, Golf, Hunting, Rivers, Sailing, SCUBA, Skiing, Spelunking, and Surfing. Online since 1995!
  • Peak to Peak
    Trail and Wilderness Link – Eastern U.S. Trails
  • Peakbagging the 4000 Footers of New England
    A guide to peakbagging in Northern New England (New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont), includes lists of peaks and notes on getting to them.
  • TopoZone
    The TopoZone is the Web’s center for topographic map users and outdoor recreation enthusiasts. We’ve worked with the USGS to create the Web’s first interactive topo map of the entire United States. If you’re looking for maps that don’t leave big blank spaces between the highways, welcome!
  • Trail Journals
    An environment for people to share their outdoor adventures with everyone
  • Trailplace
    A site devoted to long-distance hiking on the Appalachian Trail; this site is a tremendous resource for anyone thinking about, or actively planning a thru-hike of the Trail; one of the most comprehensive sites dealing with long-term AT hiking
  • Trails.com
    Trails.com is the premier resource for planning outdoor/travel activities. The site features over 22,000 detailed trail descriptions covering 12 different outdoor activities (e.g. hiking, biking, kayaking, skiing) across North America. It also has free topo maps, real-time weather, trail reviews and more.
  • TrailsNH.com
    TrailsNH collects trail conditions for hiking from all over New England. Includes aggregated Trip Reports from 50+ Hiking Forums & Blogs, WMNF Road Closures & Trail Alerts, Snow Conditions, Swimming Holes, Photos, Webcams, and more
  • Views From The Top
    One of the most popular Northeast hiking sites out there featuring a message forum and trail conditions.
  • White Mountain Backpacking
    A column on one woman’s quest to hit all 48 4000 footers in New Hampshire’s White Mountains, and train for a high-altitude climb in 2001
  • White Mountains Info Server
    This site is dedicated to hiking, backpacking, skiing, snowshoeing, and all around enjoyment of the outdoors in the White Mountain National Forest
  • Whiteblaze
    The best and most comprehensive site on the Internet for those interested in the Appalachian Trail, especially those interested in thru-hiking the A.T.



  • Camping on the White Mountain National Forest
    The White Mountain provides a variety of developed camping opportunities in 23 campgrounds scattered around the Forest. They range in size from seven to 176 sites. Some accept reservations, others are first-come, first-served. Some provide running water and flush toilets, others are more on the rustic side.
  • White Mountain National Forest Backcountry Camping Rules
    The restrictions listed here are designed to protect overused and fragile areas. Please use care whenever you camp or hike.
  • Chocorua Camping Village
    Relax at our wooded country campground set along a stream. Enjoy large, shaded sites on a terraced hillside. All sites feature concrete patios and picnic tables. Tent sites and Rental Villas are available.
  • Maine Campground Reservations
    Learn more about Maine state parks, or check campsite availability and start the reservation process.
  • New Hampshire Campgrounds Owners Association
    We are pleased to introduce you to 141 Campgrounds / RV Parks that are members of the New Hampshire Campground Owners’ Association.
  • New Hampshire Living Campgrounds
    N. H. Camping & Campgrounds by Region
  • NH Outdoors Camping
    Online resource for Camping in NH, find Campgrounds, cabins & cottages and local resources.
  • NH State Parks:  Campgrounds
    New Hampshire has 19 State Parks with camping facilities in beautiful surroundings, available for use by individuals, families, and youth groups. We offer various camping experiences, such as primitive camping, cabin rentals, full-service RV hookups, and lean-to’s. The Reservations Office is available to help you plan your next camping trip, or you can visit any campground on a first-come, first-served basis. We want your visit to New Hampshire campgrounds to be a pleasant and memorable experience!
  • ReserveUSA.com
    Camping at USDA Forest Service and US Army Corps of Engineers outdoor recreation facilities and activities. Reserve a campsite, cabin and group facility online at ReserveUSA!
  • White Mountain National Forest Campgrounds- New Hampshire
    Since 1992 PRO SPORT INC., has managed and maintained 23 campgrounds throughout the beautiful and scenic White Mountain National Forest for the National Forestry Service of New Hampshire.


Climbing and Mountaineering

  • Acadia Mountain Guides Climbing School
    Acadia Mountain Guides Climbing School in Bar Harbor, Maine, is a full service climbing school offering all levels of rock and ice climbing instruction and personalized guiding to individuals, families and groups
  • Climbing Source
    A updateable database of all the climbing areas in the USA – A resource for traveling climbers – Weather, Beta, Directions, Hazards, Photos, Access Issues and more
  • neice.com
    New England ice climbing online magazine; weather, digital day to day photos, and conditions throughout New York, Eastern Canada, and New England
  • New England Bouldering
    The definitive site for information on rock climbing and bouldering in all six New England states
  • NERock.com – Maine & Northeast Climbing Resource
    NERock.com is a resource for rock climbing information in the New England region. Current focus is on Maine and New Hampshire climbing.
  • New England Climbs
    The home of rock and ice climbing  in New England – current conditions, weather, equipment reviews, interviews with famous climbers, links to other climbing related sites, hints, tips and more
  • New England Mountain Guides
    Offering climbing instruction and guiding year round for all ages and abilities. Our one to one approach will insure you a meaningful and rewarding experience.
  • New England Rock Club
    Looking for beta or a belay?
  • WebClimbing.com
    Online bouldering and climbing entertainment. Featuring videos, slide shows, forums, cartoons, screensavers, wallpapers, news, and loads more!


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