BACKPACKER.COM CLUBS

Welcome to our list of clubs, environmental groups, retail shops, and other groups who are using our map tools to plan and share trips, to save wilderness areas, or to meet other hikers.



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Local Hikes 2010: Join the Clubs!

We partnered with regional hiking clubs in 50 cities to bring you the country’s top 121 local trails. Now, many of the clubs are hosting group hikes for BACKPACKER readers on their favorite local trail on Saturday, September 25. Get trailhead meet-up info and download GPS-enabled maps of hikes the clubs post below.

California

Los Angeles - Community Hiking Club - BACKPACKER Club Page

Redding - Northern California Adventurers - BACKPACKER Club Page

San Diego - San Diego Hiking Club - BACKPACKER Club Page

Sacramento - meetup.com/sachikinggroup - BACKPACKER Club Page

Las Vegas, NV - meetup.com/vegashikers - BACKPACKER Club Page

San Francisco - East Bay Casual Hiking Club - BACKPACKER Club Page

Santa Barbara/Ventura - Los Padres Sierra Club - BACKPACKER Club Page


Mountain West

Denver/Boulder, CO - Colorado Mountain Club, Denver/Boulder - BACKPACKER Club Page

Grand Junction, CO - Colorado Mountain Club, Grand Junction - BACKPACKER Club Page

Aspen, CO - Colorado Mountain Club, Aspen - BACKPACKER Club Page

Moab, UT - Moab Trail Mix - BACKPACKER Club Page

Salt Lake City, UT - Wasatch Mountain Club - BACKPACKER Club Page

Phoenix, AZ - Take-A-Hike - BACKPACKER Club Page

Flagstaff, AZ - Flagstaff Hiking Club - BACKPACKER Club Page

Albuquerque, NM - New Mexico Mountain Club - BACKPACKER Club Page

Laramie, WY - University of Wyoming Outdoor Program - BACKPACKER Club Page

Bozeman, MT - Montana State University Outdoor Recreation - BACKPACKER Club Page


Northeast

New York City, NY - New York Ramblers, Shorewalkers - BACKPACKER Club Page

Albany, NY - Adirondack Mountain Club, Glens Falls/Saratoga - BACKPACKER Club Page

Rochester, NY - Adirondack Mountain Club, Genessee Valley - BACKPACKER Club Page

Pittsburgh, PA - Rachel Carson Trails Conservancy - BACKPACKER Club Page

Philadelphia, PA - Appalachian Mountain Club, Delaware Valley - BACKPACKER Club Page

Boston, MA - Appalachian Mountain Club, Boston - BACKPACKER Club Page

Manchester, NH - Appalachian Mountain Club, New Hampshire - BACKPACKER Club Page

Burlington, VT - Green Mountain Club, Burlington - BACKPACKER Club Page

Portland, ME - Maine Outdoor Adventure Club - BACKPACKER Club Page


Northwest

Seattle, WA - Washington Trails Association - BACKPACKER Club Page

Spokane, WA - Spokane Mountaineers - BACKPACKER Club Page

Portland, OR - Mazamas Mountaineering Organization - BACKPACKER Club Page

Boise, ID - Idaho Outdoors - BACKPACKER Club Page



Anchorage, AK - Mountaineering Club of Alaska - BACKPACKER Club Page


Southeast

Washington, DC - Northern Virginia Hiking Club - BACKPACKER Club Page

Nashville, TN - Nashville Hiking Meetup - BACKPACKER Club Page

Knoxville, TN - Cherokee Hiking Club - BACKPACKER Club Page

Tallahassee, FL - Tallahassee Outdoors - BACKPACKER Club Page

Charlotte, NC - Carolina Berg Wanderers - BACKPACKER Club Page

Asheville, NC - Asheville Hiking Meetup - BACKPACKER Club Page

Atlanta, GA - Benton Mackaye Trail Association - BACKPACKER Club Page

Roanoke, VA - Roanoke Appalachian Trail Club - BACKPACKER Club Page

Richmond, VA - Richmond/Charlottesville Adventurers Meetup Group - BACKPACKER Club Page

Midwest

Dallas, TX - Dallas Sierra Club - BACKPACKER Club Page

Austin, TX - Hill Country Outdoors - BACKPACKER Club Page

St. Louis, MO - Missouri Sierra Club, Eastern Missouri Group - BACKPACKER Club Page

Chicago, IL - Midewin Tallgrass Prairie Alliance - BACKPACKER Club Page

Milwaukee, WI - Wisconsin Go Hiking Club - BACKPACKER Club Page

Columbus, OH - YMCA Columbus - BACKPACKER Club Page

Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN - Minnesota Rovers - BACKPACKER Club Page