Appalachian Trail Days (Damascus, VA) - An annual May festival in Damascus, VA to celebrate the Appalachian Trail
Armstrong, Judy (Alpine Challenge Route) - In 2007 she hiked 4,074 miles in the French Southern Alps
Continental Divide Trail Alliance - A non-profit devoted to developing and protecting the Continental Divide Trail from Canada to Mexico
Continental Divide Trail Society - A non-profit devoted to developing and protecting the Continental Divide Trail from Canada to Mexico
East Coast Greenway - A non-profit devoted to developing and protecting the East Coast Greenway in urban areas from Georgia to Maine
Explorers Club - An international multidisciplinary professional society dedicated to the advancement of field research and exploration
Florida Trail Association - A non-profit devoted to developing and protecting the Florida Trail
Gas Buddy - A source for volunteer-generated information about gasoline prices
Great Smoky Mountains National Park - The official park website.
Christine W. Hartmann - The official website for my wife’s books.
Honeyfox Corgis - Information about Susan Strickland's Pembroke Welsh corgi kennels (Susan is Ron’s sister)
International Appalachian Trail - A non-profit devoted to developing and protecting the International Appalachian Trail
Manning, John - British outdoors journalist and expert on pork pies
National Trails Partnership - A non-profit devoted to the protection, completion, and stewardship of the National Trails System
Nomad, Nimblewill - The Nomad not only hiked the transcontinental Sea-To-Sea Route but he also hosts an excellent C2C Website.
North Country Trail Association - A non-profit devoted to developing and protecting the North Country Trail from the AT to the CDT
Oboz - Oboz Footwear is a Bozeman, Montana company that makes products that I love to use. I alternate between four different models, using at least one of them almost every day.
Pacific Crest Trail Association - A non-profit devoted to developing and protecting the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail from Canada to Mexico
Pacific Northwest Hikes - Information about many Northwest hikes and trails
Pacific Northwest Trail Association (PNTA) - A non-profit that develops and protects the 1200-mile Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail and operates a youth training program
Pilgrim's Tales - Brandon Wilson's world-wide treks are inspiring spiritual adventures
Romano, Craig - Pacific Northwest guidebook writer
Skurka, Andrew - 2004-2005: first thru-hike of the 7700-mile Sea-To-Sea Route. 2005: Backpacker Magazine's "Person of the Year." 2007:National Geographic Adventure's "Adventurer of the Year"
Slackpacker - Provides convenient access to hiking Websites with trail maps, trip reports, and photographs
The Backpacker Dot Com - A hiking community site for gear and trail reviews and for finding hiking companions
Townsend, Chris - A prolific writer/photographer/adventurer with a passion for wilderness and mountains
Trail Foods - Enertia TrailFoods meals are made by outdoor enthusiasts who share my passion for hiking in the great outdoors. I love the taste and convenience of TrailFoods, and I never tire of eating them.
Trailsnet - Trailsnet.com is a non-profit Website and blog dedicated to informing people about our great variety of trails. Kevin Purdy especially enjoys “sharing information about long-distance bike trails such as the Great Allegheny Passage, C & O Canal Towpath, and Katy Trail.”
The Ultralight Backpacking Site - Information, news, stories, photos and more about lightweight backpacking, outdoor adventures, and wilderness survival.