Devoted to through hikers of the Appalachian Trail. Hikers' forum,
online journals, directory of current thru-hikers, list archive, and
Berg-Diasammlung - http://www.bergdias.de
Photos of hikes and trekking tours in the alps and world-wide.
HighPointers - http://www.cohp.org/
Information on finding and hiking the US county high points.
Site dedicated to "extreme" day hikes with interesting sights and
terrain. Small collection of hikes with basic hiking tips, and a
Hiking and Backpacking -
A guide to hiking. Provides trail finders, gear guides, and hiking tips.
Hiking and camping resource featuring a database of hiking trails in
the USA where backcountry camping is permitted.
Includes resource for hikers in the Southern Appalachians including the
Smokies, and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Detailed trail descriptions,
weather reports, directions, bulletin boards for finding hiking
partners, and gear exchanges.
Web Site -
Basic information for hiking and backpacking beginners.
Virtual trail maps and hike suggestions for Idaho, Montana, Oregon and
Pickatrail - http://www.pickatrail.com/
Offers interactive hiking trail maps and GPS waypoints to help
backpackers find trailheads and landmarks.
Offers detailed region and tour descriptions, maps, and photos for
Journals - http://www.trailjournals.com
Gives daily journals from various trails. Journals are written by both
the site creators and users.
Alpine Treks -
Offering backpacking and hiking
details, photos, FAQs and contact information.
Journeys of Canyon de
Chelly - http://www.footpathjourneys.com/
Navajo guided hiking and camping
tours in Northern
Arizona. Week-long tours explore ancient Anazasi cliff dwellings.
Includes overview, trip details, photos, rates, information about the
guides, reservation and contact details. Based in Tsaile, Arizona.
Guides weave geology, botany,
ethnobotany and history
into the fun of hiking. Includes itineraries, fees, photos, FAQs,
reservation and contact information.
Adventures - http://justgetoutdoors.com
Offering guided interpretive walking
tours and hiking
in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Includes pricing,
reservation and contact information. Located in Sevierville, Tennessee.
Wilderness Works -
Offering guided hiking and rock
climbing trips in the
Ozarks and Buffalo River area of Northwest Arkansas. Includes guides
credentials, photos, rates and contact information. Located in
Ferranti - http://www.philipferranti.com/
Palm Springs and Joshua Tree National
Park area guide
and hiking enthusiast.
Earth Adventures -
Leads one day and overnight trips
hikes in the
Northeast. Includes schedule of upcoming events, trip descriptions, and
a membership plan.
Hiking Trail Direstories
Cape Cod Trails
Comprehensive listing of hiking and
biking opportunities on Cape Cod, with detailed guides and maps.
earth by hiking -
Directory of interesting places to
hike and explore all over the world.
Search the trail database by length
of trail, features, nearest city, or a specific word. Lists many of the
popular trails for the state of Georgia.
Searchable list of hiking trails near
metropolitan areas in the US. Trail descriptions include condition,
distance, elevation gain, hike time, and difficulty.
Travel Guide -
Features information and directions
to waterfalls, hiking, bike, horse, cross country ski and ATV trails in
Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee,
Virginia and West Virginia.
Devoted to regional outdoor travel
for the Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, and Tennessee areas.
on the Web -
Information on walking in Europe by
country and region (with clickable maps), with links to and addresses
of suppliers of maps and guides and makers/retailers of equipment.