This section is for informational sites which are entirely, or primarily about backpacking. Backpacking Hiking Outdoors Recreation.
- Backpacking (travel) A form of low-cost, independent travel.
- Backpacking (wilderness) The outdoor recreation of carrying gear on one's back, while hiking for more than a day.
- Ultralight backpacking A style of backpacking that emphasizes carrying the lightest and simplest gear safely possible...
- Backpacking with animals The use of pack animals, such as a horse, llama, goat, dog, or donkey to help carry the weight of...
- This The Complete Guide to the John Muir Trail www
This site describes the John Muir trail in its entirety, Complete Guide to the John Muir Trail, from Yosemite Valley to Mt. Whitney. There is information about planning a trip, including permits, reservations, meal planning and recipes. A photo gallery accepts submissions from readers. The Complete Guide to the John Muir Trail.
- Gear Hackpacking www
Gear reviews, Hackpacking, backpacking reports, and general hiking thoughts centered around the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Hackpacking.
- Includes TheBackpacker.com www
Includes resource includes advice for beginners, TheBackpacker.com, answers to user submitted questions, directory of trails, and active message board. TheBackpacker.com.
- Lightweight The Lightweight Backpacker www
Lightweight backpacking tips, Lightweight Backpacker, techniques, books, gear, reviews, gear checklists, message forums, and specialty pages. The Lightweight Backpacker.
- Recipes One Pan Wonders - Backcountry Cooking at its Fines www
Recipes and ideas for backpackers, Pan Wonders - Backcountry Cooking at its Fines, hikers and paddlers. Simple as well as gourmet meals for the trails and waterways. One Pan Wonders - Backcountry Cooking at its Fines.
- Recipes Freezer Bag Cooking www
Recipes and instructions for freezer bag meals that allow backpackers to quickly and easily eat on the trail. Freezer Bag Cooking.
- A N2Backpacking www
A personal collection of photos, N2Backpacking, trail tales, trip reports, trail maps, and trip summaries. Over twenty-five years of backcountry adventures. N2Backpacking.
- Information Sierra Nevada Backpacking www
Information for Sierra Nevada hiker, Nevada Backpacking, backpacker and mountaineer. Includes locations and maps of passes and trails, backpacking checklist, clothing, gear, books, weather and photos. Sierra Nevada Backpacking.
- Dedicated Colorado Mountain Club www
Dedicated to exploring and protecting the wild areas in Colorado. Mountain Club. Sponsors courses and lectures about Rocky Mountain natural history and mountaineering. Colorado Mountain Club.
- A The Backpacking Directory www
A directory of links to information about backpacking and hiking, Backpacking Directory, including gear, retailers, trails, trip reports, photos, clubs and organizations, and the Pacific Crest Trail. The Backpacking Directory.
- Reviews Trailspace.com www
Reviews of tents, Trailspace.com, hiking boots, jackets, backpacks, and sleeping bags. Trailspace.com.
- The Wilderness backpacking tips and advice www
The Wilderness backpacking website is dedicated to providing useful information for wilderness campers and backpackers. Wilderness backpacking tips and advice.
- Provides International Backpacking Association www
Provides backpacking related online videos, Backpacking Association, helpful hints, maps and low impact backpacking guides. Membership is required for full access. International Backpacking Association.
- Offers Michigan Hiker www
Offers information on backpacking, Hiker, hiking, camping and outdoor equipment along with articles about experiences in the outdoors. Michigan Hiker.
- Trip Backpacking with Pete www
Trip descriptions, with Pete, photos, and links. Backpacking with Pete.
- A Wilderness Utah www
A collection of trail guides, Utah, photos, and trip reports from across the state of Utah. This site also includes informational articles about hiking in the Utah outdoors. Wilderness Utah.
- A YetiZone www
A Himalayan trekking web guidebook to the Annapurna Circuit, YetiZone, the Everest Trek and the Langtang Trek. Over 650 kilometers of trekking description. YetiZone.
- Articles Spadout - Backpacking www
Articles and tools for backpacking gear. Spadout - Backpacking.
- Backpacking The Backpacking Site www
Backpacking information, Backpacking Site, adventure stories, photos, gear reviews, articles and other resources. The Backpacking Site.
- Information, The John Muir Trail www
Information, John Muir Trail, photographs and descriptions of the 211 mile long trail that goes from Yosemite Valley to Mt. Whitney. The John Muir Trail.
- News, Backpacker Magazine www
News, Magazine, reviews, editorials, and subscription information. Backpacker Magazine.
- Pictures Backpacking in the Catskills www
Pictures from popular overlooks in the Catskills with trail descriptions and advice. Backpacking in the Catskills.
- Provides WildernessBackpacker www
Provides articles, WildernessBackpacker, tips, and stories about wilderness backpacking, camping, and travel. WildernessBackpacker.
- Descriptions AboveCalifornia www
Descriptions of trails, AboveCalifornia, maps, weather, campground information, and a library with works by John Muir and others. AboveCalifornia.
- Trekking Trekking World www
Trekking World is a site for all the trekking people. World. We have gear reviews and guides, trekking photos, links and information on trekking destinations. Trekking World.
- Website Adventure Matters www
Website contains information on the Appalachian Trail, Matters, thru-hiking, hiking and backpacking as well as links to other great informative sights. Adventure Matters.
- A Backpackers Guide www
A "how-to-guide" for camping, Guide, backpacking and hiking, especially for those just getting started. Includes packing lists and a sample 3-day menu. Backpackers Guide.
- A Backpack-Europe.com www
A guide to travel and backpack Europe, Backpack-Europe.com, buy a Eurorail or Eurail pass, hostels, budget travel, and tickets. Backpack-Europe.com.
- Travel Oculartravel.com www
Travel information for backpackers including tips, Oculartravel.com, links, photos and forum. Oculartravel.com.
- How Home-made light backpacking stove (& mug) www
How to make a light weight backpacking stove and companion mug. light backpacking stove (& mug). Home-made light backpacking stove (& mug).
- Gear Appalachian Trail Gear List www
Gear suggestions for Appalachian Trail users. Appalachian Trail Gear List.
- The Nelson, Paul www
The Camino de Santiago: Photo journal from two week trip across Spain from O Cebreiro to Finisterre along the Camino Frances. Nelson, Paul.
- Chilkoot Binnendijk, Henk www
Chilkoot Trail Photo Album: four day hike in the Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park, Henk, from Dyea, Alaska, to Bennett, Yukon. Binnendijk, Henk.
- A Ultralight Backpacking Forum www
A place to ask questions, Backpacking Forum, and find answers, about Ultralight Backpacking gear and techniques. Ultralight Backpacking Forum.
- Ideas, Joe's Ultralight Backpacking www
Ideas, Ultralight Backpacking, perspectives, and gear lists from actual hikes. Joe's Ultralight Backpacking.
- A Gorp: Where to Hike www
A guide to hiking. Where to Hike. Provides trail finders, gear guides, and hiking tips. Gorp: Where to Hike.
- Site DayHiker.com www
Site dedicated to "extreme" day hikes with interesting sights and terrain. DayHiker.com. Small collection of hikes with basic hiking tips, and a hiker's forum. DayHiker.com.
- Alexa: Backpacking Hiking
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Backpacking Hiking
- DMOZ: Backpacking Hiking
dmoz.org Directory: Backpacking Hiking