Active.com - Outdoor sports communities with events listings, clubs, articles, info and more. (****)
Active Traveler Directory - Outside Magazine's directory of adventure travel and adventure packages.
Adventure Sports Online - Outdoor resources, guides, events listings, women's section and more. Hosts hundreds of pages for adventure companies. (****)
America Outdoors - International non-profit association of over 500 outfitters who provide recreation services to over 60 countries. Guides to outdoor activities, search for adventure vacations, tips to planning outdoor adventures, links and more. (***)
BaseCamp - Backpacker Magazine online
Blue Dome - A resource for UK-based outdoor information.
Context Institute - Since 1979 Context Institute, a nonprofit research organization, has been exploring and clarifying just what is involved in a humane sustainable culture - and how we can get there. Also, In Context, the quarterly on sustainable living, is now available exclusively online.
Co-op America - Information on fair trade, socially responsible investing, running an earth-friendly business, and other strategies for a better world.
Discovery Channel -
Earthwatch Institute - Provides research for wildlife to archaeology. Participate in 1-3 week research expedition.
Environmental News Network - A great resource for environmental news, eductaion and awareness.
ESPN.com: Extreme Sports - Ongoing headline news about extreme sports from mountain biking to climbing.
eXtremelinks - Links to extreme sports.
thebackpacker.com - A good site for backpackers.
FIND-A-GUIDE - Over 3,500 links to guides, outfitters and charters around the world.
Foot Image - Boot fitting, shoe selections and foot analysis.
GORP - With over 3,000 different adventure trips in outdoor sports, this guide to outdoor adventure. Excellent source of information and links.
Green Market - Companies offering environmentally sound products and services
Local Sport Activities - Search for local biking, MTB, swimming and running events and clubs in your area. (**)
MEC - Mountain Equipment Co-op, a retail co-op owned by members with membership open to everyone. Information on gear, places, events and experiences.
Mountain Zone - Cool online magazine all about mountain sports.
Outdoor Explorer - News, gear finder, events, chat, swap gear and more. Also has sections on camping/hiking, biking, paddling, climbing, skiing.
Outdoor Network - Outdoor portal for people in the outdoor industry featuring news, gear reviews, book reviews and more.
Outside Online - From Outside Magazine, this site offers some of it's articles and archives as weel as trail finder, news, adventure guides and more. (****)
RU Hooked - Outdoor recreation and sport site listing state recreation and events, gear guide and more.(**)
Serious Sports Online - The adventure website!(**)
Ski Coupons - Deals on resorts, lodging, rafting, golfing, biking, dining and more.
United Nations List of National Parks and Protected Areas
- Official UN lists. Database compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre (WCMC).
Wildernet - Search through parks and recreation information in the US. Over 900 hikes and 400 campgrounds listed. (**)