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Trail Clubs                    Member-recommended Sites

    The Appalachian Trail Conference

Trail-maintaining clubs:

Natural Bridge Appalachian Trail Club

Potomac Appalachian Trail Club

Tidewater Appalachian Trail Club

Maine Appalachian Trail Club

Susquehanna Appalachian Trail Club

Piedmont Appalachian Trail Hikers

Mt. Rogers Appalachian Trail Club

Georgia Appalachian Trail Club

Tennessee Eastman Hiking and Canoeing Club   

Other Groups:

Green Mountain Club

Pacific Crest Trail Association   

American Discovery Trail    

Continental Divide Trail

Ice Age Trail    

Member recommended links:

bullet www.backpacking.net/makegear.html  Directions for making your own gear.
bulletwww.blueridgeparkway.org  Everything you want to know about the parkway - camping & other facilities, what's blooming when & where, printer-friendly maps, calendar of events and much more.
bulletwww.trails.com  Click this site to pick out the perfect trail anywhere in the U.S. and in a few Canadian provinces.  The site also lets you print out a topographical map of the trail, send electronic invitations to friends, and check out the current weather conditions of the location.
bulletwww.tnc.org/virginia  Find out what The Nature Conservancy is doing in our state.
bulletwww.trailplace.com   A web site dedicated to thru-hikers.  Includes information on planning, section hikes, shuttles and hiker journals.
bulletwww.backpacking.net  The Lightweight Backpacker offers gear reviews and advice on packing a lighter load.
bulletwww.gorp.com  A commercial site with information on destinations, hiking, biking, fishing, gear and more.
bulletwww.backpacker.com  The website for Backpacker magazine.
bulletwww.peaktopeak.net  Hiking, backpacking, trail & wilderness sites for the U.S. and international.  Includes links to state and national parks and forests.
bulletwww.getoutdoors.com  For "everything you need to GetOutdoors."  Try their Destination Finder.

 

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