Clothing and Gear:

Warm Weather Hiking Packing List (Day Hike)

Winter Hiking Packing List (Day Hike)

A Detailed Look at Hiking Layers


Paper and Online Resources



Meetup.com has numerous groups for hiking in the White Mountains. Each one is unique and you may join multiple groups to have a better chance of seeing a hike you want planned.

My hiking group: Northeast Peak Baggers

4 Seasons Hiking Group

Random Group of Hikers

New England Hiking Meetup


Two forums that are great places to get honest advice, become inspired, and share your hiking adventures!


Views From the Top


There are also many groups on Facebook:

Northeast Peak Baggers

The 4,000 Footer Club-Climbing and Hiking in New Hampshire

Hike the 4000 Footers of NH

52 With a View

Hike New England’s Fifty Finest

Terrifying 25

Appalachian Trail

Bearfoot’s Hiking Gear Flea Market

Gear Talk

Women Hikers of the World

Plus you can find Trail to Summit on Facebook!



AMC Courses

SOLO Wilderness First Aid (plus other courses)

National Outdoor Leadership School

REI Outdoor School

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