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Beginners Info - Beginner's Mountain Bike Info Guide - Bike The Net - Mountain Bike Trail Reviews
Biking Tips - Tips and How To's
IMBA - International Mountain Bike Association - Review / Deals for Women Riders
Hikers Corner Hikers Corner hiking and backpacking gear shop
Extreme Mountain Biking - Extreme Mountain Biking - Things for You Bike and Other Stuff
Indiana Trails - Hoosier Rails-to-Trails Council
Shopping - Mountain Bike Shopping
Club MTB - The Ultimate Interactive Website
American Hiking - American Hiking Society / Mountain Biking info
Trail RulesTrail Riding rules

Bicycle Gargage Indy: Sales and Service of bicycle products and service in Central Indiana with two locations in Indianapolis and Greenwood, IN.
- Mountain bike trails in and around the U.K. as well as Europe. Also includes information on terrain, repairs, tips, and events.
7bike - Contains links to trail information all over the world.
BikeRag - Ride recaps, topo trail maps, and pictures to show you what the riding is like.
Circle City Bicycles - America's Neighborhood Bicycle Shop
Do Indiana Off Road - Mountain Bike, Trail Run, Off-road Triathlon, and Adventure Racing
DirtWorld Trail Guide - Extensive guide to US and Canadian trails from - About mountain biking in the Middlesex Fells Reservation, Massachusetts. Includes maps, photos, and trail information.
GPS Mountain Bike Trail Guide - Global positioning system waypoints, routes, tracks, and maps of singletrack biking trails in Northern California. Resources include a world directory of MTB sites with GPS data and a review of GPS cartography software.
Great Places to Ride - Trails, maps and mountain bike ride photos. Links to other sites as well as a cycling log spreadsheet, maps and aerial photos. Southwest USA, Illinois, USVI, and Ireland.
iExplore: Mountain Biking - Mountain biking trips all over the world from iExplore, a complete travel guide. Search for trips, talk to experts, or read traveler reviews.
Kent Trails - Information about mountain biking in south east Kent. Includes routes, events and contact information.
The Mainthing - Mountain biking routes in the United Kingdom and Europe.
Michigan Mountain Biking Association - Detailed descriptions of mountain bike trails in Michigan from beginner to expert.
Mont-Saint-Anne Mountain Biking - Mountain bike network in eastern Canada. 200 kilometers and 14 downhill runs. Host of downhill, dual and cross-country Mountain Bike World Cup events.
Mountain Bike Rides - New Zealand - The top 400 mountain bike rides in New Zealand.
Mountain Bike Trail Guides - Individual state trail descriptions and ratings contributed by riders.
Mountain Bike TrailSource - An online adventure guide to mountain bike trails around the planet.
Mountain Biking - Australia - Mountain biking tips, area information, and 38 suggested tours in the Mount Beauty gateway to the Alpine National Park and Bogong High Plains, Victoria, Australia.
Mountain Biking in the San Bernardino National Forest - Trail information and pictures of various mtb rides in the San Bernardino National Forest and some other locations.
Mountain Biking in York PA - Information about mountain biking in the local Pennsylvania area.
Mountain biking Nelson New Zealand - Mountain biking in Nelson, New Zealand. Track information, club news, and calendar of events.
Mountain Biking Trail Source - Contains detailed information for trails around the world. Subcription required.
Mountainbike Trails - Mountainbike trails in the Alps, mostly harder ones with lots of trial.
Mt. Bike Whiskeytown - Mountain biking trails at Whiskeytown and Shasta lakes near Redding, Northern California. Full trail descriptions along with many pictures and quotes.
MTB WNC - Contains detailed trail information for Western North Carolina. Includes guided rides, maps, photos, and area information including bike shops and places to camp and stay. - Resources to help plan your next off-road biking adventure. Editorials, user-contributions and online store. -- Southern California - Southern California mountain bike trails, shops, and clubs. Trail Central - US trails directory, add and update descriptions yourself.
Nick's Cool Routes - North and South Downs, Quantocks, Brecon Beacons, Coed Y Brenin, Lake District, Peak District (UK), also the Alps (Les Gets, Morzine), Pyrenees (Luchon), Lake Garda, Moab (Utah), Winter Park (Colorado) and links and reviews.
North Idaho Trails - Northern Idaho trail information with maps, satellite pictures, and local weather.
Northern New York Trails - Trails and maps for the North Country (Jefferson County) for mountain biking, hiking, camping, and cross-country skiing.
Ouachita Mountain Bike Adventures - Trail guide for mountain biking trails in the Ouachita Mountains of Arkansas.
Redding Mountain Biking - A club for all ages and fitness levels. Ride all over Northern California. Pictures taken are posted on the site. - The Midwest cyclist's forum featuring trail descriptions, maps, links, and discussions. - A mountain bikers online community. Features various mountain biking related discussions. - 600 miles of trails, and mountain bike competition in Winter Park, Colorado.
Rough Rides in Powys - Rough Rides is a guide mapping rideable trails in East Radnorshire.
The San Francisco Mountain Biking Page - Reviews, descriptions, directions, and profiles of mountain biking trails in the San Francisco bay area.
The Singletrack Classroom - Online guide to building and maintaining mountain bike trails. - Contains mountain bike trail information for the United States with reviews and status reports. Also includes a discussion forum and a user submitted gallery. - Contains mountain bike trail information for the United States as well as some other countries. Free membership allows you to keep track of the trails you ride and the trails you want to ride.
South Downs Mountain Bike Routes - Off road trails along the hills of the South Downs in Southern England. Other routes include Nepal, Morocco, and the Alps.
Stewards of San Francisco Mountain Biking - A website to support and encourage better, safer and more responsible mountain biking in San Francisco and nearby areas.
Trail Design Specialists - Specializing in the design of sustainable multi-use trails. Design information and techniques from experienced mountain bike and multi-use trail designers.
TrailPeak - Features trails in the Pacific Northwest, including the best mountain biking trails in B.C., with directions, images, and articles of interest. - Comprehensive hiking and mountain biking trail guides.
Ultimate MTB Trails - Mountain bike trails within the conservation areas in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa.
West Coast Mountain Biking and Hiking Trails - Trail descriptions and reviews from Oregon, California, and Washington. Also includes ride pictures and trail ratings.
Whistler Off Road Cycling Association - Mountain Biking - Cycling and mountain biking information in British Columbia, Canada.
The Zen Mountain Biker - Mountain biking in the Santa Monica Mountains.

Biking Links     Hiking Links    Birding Links    Outdoor Links


Northwest Recreation Page --
   Internet roadmap to recreation and sports-oriented sites in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, N. California, British Columbia, Alberta. --
   Directory of outdoor recreation opportunities and tourism destinations in North America.

A Place To Go --
   Searchable directory for outdoor recreation including hunting, fishing and camping. --
   Includes comprehensive parks, resort, diving and fishing links to lakes across America.

Outdoor Resources Online --
   A directory of outdoor recreation related web sites including a scuba diving section.

Hiker Central --
   Directory of outdoor adventures.

Outdoorsman's Guide --
   Resource for fishing and hunting guides, equipment, boat dealers, lodging, hiking, rafting, and biking. --
   Featuring outdoor recreation activities such as travel, trips, and outdoor adventure.

Search the Outdoors --
   Searchable directory of resources including fishing, hunting and wildlife.

Wildernet --
   Directory of sites offering information on outdoor recreation throughout the United States.

Adventure Sports Online --
   Resource for outdoor sports, activities and gear. Choose from biking, climbing, fishing, hiking, kayaking, canoeing, skiing and whitewater rafting.

Gone AWOL --
   Links to outdoor adventure sites including backpacking, rafting, hiking, fishing and skiing. Includes a regional directory and events listings.

Outdoors 411 --
   Categorized links including boating, camping and fishing.

Andinia --
   Searchable link database in English and Spanish.

The OutdoorSpot --
   Directory of outdoors links

American Field Guide --
   Tap into the sights and sounds from a wide variety of environments throughout America with more than 1000 video clips of outdoors programming enabling you to experience America's wilderness firsthand.

Outdoor Recreation Resources --
   Recreation and wilderness resources and links.

Outdoor Sights --
   Search engine exclusively for the backcountry needs. Fishing and hunting, hiking, rafting, horseback, and camping.

Sportsmans Choice --
   Lists guides, lodging, stores, charters, preserves, and kennels for hunting, fishing, and other outdoor pursuits organized by US state or by game type.

Redrock Outdoors --
   Includes coverage of boating, fishing, adventure racing, and ultralight aircraft.

The Outdoor Lodge --
   Resource for outdoor sports, with hunting, fishing, skiing, wilderness survival, and off road. Includes forums, articles, computer wallpaper, and guide listings.

Fishing and Camping Online --
   Links to charters, lodging, outfitters, reports, parks, and retailers. --
   Links to hunting and fishing destinations and retailers. --
   Web rings for fishing, camping, biking, winter sports, and water sports.

Outdoor Adventure Canada --
   Articles and suggested itineraries for mountain biking, hiking, camping, canoeing, and kayaking plus reviews, links, forum, and photos.

Outer Quest --
   Directory of outfitters and touring companies in the United States for air, land, and water activities.

Minnesota Star Tribune: Outdoors --
   Portal for outdoor recreation, including hunting, fishing and boating. Includes news feed for latest headlines. --
   Source for hunting, fishing, camping, and hiking information including news and links to outfitters, public lands, and clubs.

Benz's Outdoor Recreation Directory --
   Featuring campgrounds, ski resorts, and golf courses. Provides links to business and clubs.

Trailpeak --
   Provides hiking, climbing, kayaking, and skiing information for British Columbia, Canada. Allows users to add to their database of searchable activities.

Mountain X Links --
   Hiking, biking, and snow sports retailers and manufacturers, organized by activity and type of product.

USGS Recreation --
   Guide to resources from the United States Geological Survey, including sections on nature watching, boating, camping, climbing, fishing, hiking, biking, and hunting.

GravityFed Network --
   Covers mountaineering, biking, skiing, gliding, surfing, and paddling. Includes gear swap, reviews, stories, and news.

Adventure Network --
   Articles on camping, climbing, paddling, and outdoor travel plus links to books and training articles.

The Outdoor Adventure Guide for Christians --
   Links, destinations and information for families and youth groups interested in the outdoors.

Planet Charters --
   Search for charters and vacation packages. Categories include scuba diving, fishing, sky diving, whale watching, and boating.

Goodhunting Outdoors --
   Game recipes, discussion forum, articles, and trip reports for hunting and fishing. Also includes links to outfitters and retailers.

Adrenaline Sports Directory --
   Outdoor jobs, education centers, governing bodies, travel, clubs, and other links with a United Kingdom focus. --
   Articles, photos, and fitness advice focusing on climbing and paddling.

ExpeditionQuest --
   Information on expeditions worldwide. Also offers placement service, funding, news, and lecture series. Some features require registration. --
   Index to hunting and fishing articles, outfitters, guides, and topographical maps.

Compass Monkey --
   Resource for outdoor travel, activities and planning. Featured activities include hiking, rock climbing, mountaineering, biking, kayaking, rafting, diving and winter sports.

United States Outdoors --
   US outdoor recreation directory broken down by state.

Sportsmans Link --
   Offers hunting, fishing and camping articles, forums and free classifieds. Features weather and map links.

Groovy Adventures --
   Resource for outdoor sports, photography, and travel. Includes cycling, paddle sports, water sports, skiing, destinations, and national and state park information.

Hunt --
   Offers a state by state listing of guided hunting and a fishing trips, as well as hunting and fishing leases available, trophy pictures and a message board.

OutdoorMind. com --
   Search for outfitters, shops and products - paddlesports, bicycling, skiing, wilderness travel and eco-cultural tours.

America Outdoors --
   National trade association representing the interests of over 550 professional companies that provide outdoor recreation services and equipment. Includes search by activities and states.

Outdoors Yellow Pages --
   Includes over 200,000 outdoors recreation and outdoors sports listings. Businesses and organizations are divided into major categories by sport. Also includes resource section.

Precision Hunting and --
   Features articles, classifieds, calendar, forum and links.

Fishing and Hunting Connection --
   Covers fishing guides, hunting guides, outfitters and charters. Includes online shopping information for outdoor gear.

American Wildlife Association --
   Nationally franchised network of private clubs, providing hunting, fishing, camping, and other outdoor activities to local members of affiliate clubs. Includes list of clubs, species search and contact information. --
   Includes list of fishing and hunting outfitters, lodging and equipment suppliers in Alaska. --
   Features search by destinations and activities to locate outfitters and services. Includes articles and discussion forums.

UK Search Index --
   Includes list of fifty indoor, outdoor and mixed activities in the UK, with links to their sites.

Outfitting Montana --
   Features search for outdoor adventure outfitters, guides, and service providers in the state.

Whitewater Source --
   Portal to multi-activity adventure companies that features links to US and Latin American firms.

America Outdoors --
   A directory of hunting and fishing guides in North America.

Find A Guide Network --
   Offers a searchable directory of outdoor sports.

Adventure Years --
   Offers a database of outdoor activities from boating and flying to wilderness adventure. Search by state or adventure type.

QuestLinks Outdoor Traveler --
   Offer an outdoor adventure information service. Search by location or outdoor activity.

Camping Gear - Outdoor Adventure Directory --
   Offers Outdoor Adventure directory, interactive voting poll and camping gear reviews. Also offers free directory listings.

Outdoortrips.inf --
   Offer an outdoor adventure directory, from African safaris and snorkeling through to whale watching. Search by adventure type, country or region.

Outdoor Maniacs --
   Offers Outdoor Activies directory, including boating, snowmobiling and speleology links. Also offers site submission feature.

Biking Links     Hiking Links    Birding Links    Outdoor Links


American Hiking Society

Northwest Hiker --
   Virtual trail maps and hike suggestions for Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. --
   Site dedicated to "extreme" day hikes with interesting sights and terrain. Small collection of hikes with basic hiking tips, and a hiker's forum.

Appalachian Trailplace --
   Devoted to through hikers of the Appalachian Trail. Hikers' forum, online journals, directory of current thru-hikers, list archive, and shuttle database.

Hiker's Corner --
   Hiking information on fire safety and planning along with tips and checklists.

HikeMore --
   Hiking and camping resource featuring a database of hiking trails in the USA where backcountry camping is permitted.

County HighPointers --
   Information on finding and hiking the US county high points.

Hiking and Backpacking --
   Provides resources and information on hiking and backpacking.

Hiking the Carolinas --
   Extensive 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. --
   Trail profiles, local weather, bulletin boards, and news about hiking in the Canyon.

Berg-Diasammlung --
   Photos of hikes and trekking tours in the alps and world-wide.

Peru's Royal Inca Trail --
   Information of places to trek and visit in Peru, with emphasis on information on trekking in the Incatrail system, Cordillera Blanca, Huayhuash and other new routes in the Andes.

Yukon Hikes --
   A guide to hike's in Canada's Yukon. Photographs with a focus on Kluane Park and the surrounding area.

Hike PA --
   Information on hiking central Pennsylvania's 1700 miles of trails. --
   Lists ranked hiking websites. --
   Offers detailed region and tour descriptions, maps, and photos for hikers.

Onestep's Ultralight Backpacking Resource --
   Ultralight backpacking the Appalachian Trail with a "10 pound pack". Includes gear lists, and links.

The Hiking Web Site --
   Basic information for hiking and backpacking beginners.

Trail Journals --
   Gives daily journals from various trails. Journals are written by both the site creators and users.

Pickatrail --
   Offers interactive hiking trail maps and GPS waypoints to help backpackers find trailheads and landmarks.

Start Hiking --
   Offers safety tips, general tips, and a database of hiking trails.

WalkWeb --
   Free walking maps and GPS data for countryside hikes in the UK.

Gorp: Hiking and Backpacking --
   Comprehensive guide to hiking. Provides trail finders, gear guides, and hiking tips.

Biking Links     Hiking Links    Birding Links    Outdoor Links

Where Do You Want to Go Birding Today? --
   Information about birds and birding worldwide. Endemic and specialty bird information for many countries; photographs and links to checklists and other resources.

Fat Birder --
   News, comprehensive worldwide birding links, and reviews.

Birding the World --
   Don Roberson's detailed guide to birding in each of the world's biogeographic regions.

BirdChat Quiz --
   Stephane Moniotte's site with quiz birds, results of past quizzes, and photographs.

Ornifolks --
   Network of US birders who share trip expenses to bird distant places as economically as possible. Newsletter and trip reports from around the world.

Bird Links to the World --
   Comprehensive collection of links related to birds, birding, and birders, divided by geographic location.

Ocean Wanderers --
   Seabird news, pelagic birding around the world, annotated lists of seabirds and marine mammals, photo gallery, photo quiz, list of identification articles, and links.

Interpretive Birding Bulletin --
   Newsletter for understanding bird behavior in North America and Australia, with sample articles.

Birding on the Net --
   Recent messages of birding e-mail groups, rare bird alerts, artwork, checklists, news, and links.

Surfbirds --
   World birding news, identification and bird finding articles, photographs, sketches, and trip reports. --
   Photos, songs, birding hot spots, checklists, links, and advice for new and backyard birders.

The Birding Home --
   Logs of birders' observations from around the world.

BirdingPal --
   Worldwide list of contacts, grouped by location, who are willing to help travelling birdwatchers.

International Migratory Bird Day --
   Annual event held the second Saturday in May. Brief information about the event and online store.

About Birding/Wild Birds --
   Articles and extensive links.

Bird Forum --
   UK-based site with forums for discussion of birds, birding, and bird photography worldwide. Includes photo gallery and trip reports.

WorldTwitch --
   Guide to finding rare birds around the world.

Surfbirder --
   A search engine for birds and birding.


Ward Burton
Wildlife Foundation