Links to Other Sites of Interest

Appalachian Trail home page The Appalachian trail is a continuous marked footpath that goes from Katahdin in Maine to Springer Mountain in Georgia, a distance of about 2140 miles.
California Cooperative Snow Surveys An interesting site to check out snow conditions on your trip. This site monitors snow level at a number of different places within the Sierra Nevada and can be helpful in determining where your proposed trip might encounter snow.
GORP -- Great Outdoor Recreation Pages Contains a wealth of information on what to do and where to go in the great outdoors!
Inyo National Forest Information about Inyo National Forest maintained by the Forest Service.
John Muir Trail Information about the John Muir Trail put together by the Pacific Crest Trail Association 
National Forests Leads into some good descriptions of recreational opportunities in different national forests.
National Park Service The National Park Service is dedicated to conserving unimpaired the natural and cultural resources of the nation's parklands, and through a variety of national and international programs, extending the benefits...
Pacific Crest Trail Association A fine resource page from the PCT association.
Rocky Mtn Digital Peek Home Page A CD-ROM publisher of a Rocky Mountains National Park in winter product (Virtual Landscape I) and distributor of the Magnificent Rocky.
Sierra Pack Trip Information, News, Articles, Tips, Chat, Links - a good resource for planning.
Sierra Trails The Sierra Trails is an occasional publication that features a High Sierra trip and other helpful information for backpackers. The last two issues have described Deadman Canyon in Sequoia National Park and Blackcap Basin in the John Muir Wilderness. The trip descriptions and photographs are quite detailed and informative.
Yosemite NPS page describing Yosemite National Park (directions, facilities, contacts)