Maps, Guides, & Data
- Hiking Adventures Around Virginia Tech : Guide to hikes around Virginia Tech. Created by OCVT in 1991.
- TrailHeadFinder.com: The Hiking Trail Database. Created by former VT student.
- USGS Topographical maps: USGS web map for downloading topo maps in PDF format for FREE!.
- Bicycle-Guider.com: In-depth bike guides, mountain bike reviews, and other helpful cycling articles
Outdoor Web Sites
- Gear Grams: Figure out how much your pack really weighs.
- Preparing For a Backpacking Trip
Appalachain Trail Conservancy
- George Washington and Jefferson National Forests: Has info on the local trails and some not so local ones too.
- Leave No Trace: "Promotes skills and ethics to support the sustainable use of wildlands and natural areas."
Places to Purchase Gear
- Dicks Sporting Goods: Montgomery Mall in Christiansburg, VA.
- Walkabout Outfitters: Located in Blacksburg, Roanoke, and Lexington, VA.
- Lubos' web page: Pictures from Mt. Rainier, Mt. Mansfield and other highpointing adventures.