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Links

Posted on 01 Apr 2013 in Blog | Comments Off on Links

These are links to some of my favorite websites in the world on hiking, adventure and life!

Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC)
The Appalachian Trail Conservancy( ATC) is the primary source for information regarding the Appalachian Trail. The ATC provides books, maps, and logistical information about the trail. But most importantly, they serve as the stewards of the AT, organizing countless volunteers who maintain this awesome footpath. Great organization!

Appalachian Trail Services web site
A site with journals and links to services along the trail.

Association of Long Distance Hikers (aldha)
This is the club to join after the trail. They host an annual “Gathering” each fall with plenty of inspirational adventure presentations to keep the wanderlust alive.

besthike.com
Great site for information on hiking the John Muir Trail.

Bob Shaver’s Outdoor Related Blog
An interesting site with a variety of outdoor topics including some uniques outdoor related inventions.

bplite.com
A website devoted to lightweight backpacking.

Burnham Ink
The Burnham’s have assembled a great outdoor travel site to inspire you to explore the natural beauty all around us.

Dave Smith’s 2010 AT in memory of brother
Dave Smith will begin a northbound thru-hike on 4/1/10 in memory of his brother and to raise funds for the Adaptive Sports Partnership of the North Country. Check out his site to follow his expedition and donate to a special cause.

Everybody Walk
The Campaign to Get America Walking

Garren Creek Photography
A wonderful outdoor photographer.

Grandma Gatewood
A Website devoted to the first female Appalachian Trail Hiker from Ohio

Greg Hembree: Anyone Can Hike
Follow this family in 2014 as they hike the Appalachian Trail to support military families served by the compass retreat center.

Hike it Forward
Follow this man in 2014 on his inspiring journey along the Appalachian Trail, from Georgia to Maine, to help students attend Christian school.

Hike the JMT
This is a helpful website for information about the John Muir Trail.

Kelty
A quality brand of backpacks, tents, sleeping bags, child carriers, and more.

Nimble Will Nomads Adventures
Eb has walked from coast to coast and from Key west to Quebec. In 2004 Eb retraced the Lewis & Clark expedition. Keep an eye on this guy for more adventures.

Outdoorzy
This site is for everyone who describes themselves as “outdoorzy”. Full of great blogs and information.

Sectionhiker.com
A great blog full of light weight backpacking information and tips for the beginning hiker & the expert.

Southbounders
A Film About a Journey on the Appalachian Trail.

The Backpacker
The Backpacker has some interesting and helpful information regarding the Appalachian Trail.

The Hiking Web Site
A hiking website with information for the beginner and advanced backpacker.

The Sunshine Foundation
The Sunshine Foundation is the foundation that I raised money for on my Appalachian journey. The Sunshine staff and residents have been like extended family. When ever I visit my brother Aaron, I get the feeling of being in someone’s home not an institution.

Timothy Seaman’s Music
Timothy Seaman’s music is magical, inspiring, and peaceful. He combines the hammer dulcimer, guitar, piano, banjo, flute, and many more instruments to create a nature celebration. I play Tim’s music during my Walk for Sunshine presentations. Timothy has accompanied me with live music on a few occasions.

Tom Mangan’s two heel drive
A great hiking blog full of interesting and current hiking related pictures and stories.

Trail Journals
Trail Journals publishes journals of AT hikers as they walk.

trailcooking
A great website with tried & proven trail cooking recipes and product reviews.

Virtual Parks
This site is amazing. Chock full of stunning outdoor panoramic photos of the Sierra and other western parks.