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For sites to be listed in this category, the majority of its content must be about backpacking.

If your site is a personal account of your backpacking trip[s], please submit it to an appropriate category in Recreation/Outdoors/Hiking/Personal_Pages.

Sites selling backpacking products online will not be listed anywhere in Hiking/Backpacking. Please submit such sites to a suitable category in Recreation/Outdoors/Equipment.

Regular tour companies with a fixed itinerary will not be listed anywhere in Hiking. Please submit such sites to the proper subcategory of Recreation/Travel/Reservations/Regional Tours or to or to Recreation/Travel/Reservations/Adventure and Sports/Biking and Hiking.

Guides and outfitters, which are services where the itinerary is set by the client, will be listed in the Guides subcategory of Hiking. They will only be listed there if they are devoted exclusively to hiking.

Guides and outfitters who provide services to anything more than hikers should submit their sites to a proper subcategory of Recreation/Outdoors/Guides and Outfitters. Such sites will not be listed in Hiking.

Thank you.

This category is for informational sites which are entirely, or primarily about backpacking.
Stores that feature hiking books and/or maps. Publishers of hiking books or maps. Authors of hiking books or maps.
Please do not submit general hiking information sites to this category. Only sites which contain alphabetical or classified lists of resources about hiking will be listed here.

If your directory covers many topics in addition to hiking, please submit it to Recreation/Outdoors/Directories, and not to this category.

This category is for sites that contain alphabetical or classified lists of resources covering a particular subject area.
In order to be listed in this Guides and Outfitters category, you must provide a service where the itinerary, meaning route, and trip duration, is decided by the client.

In addition, your service must be devoted exclusively, or primarily to hiking. Guides serving multiple activities should submit their sites to Recreation/Outdoors/Guides and Outfitters.

Regular tour companies with a fixed itinerary will not be listed anywhere in Hiking, or Outdoors. Please submit such sites to the proper subcategory of Recreation/Travel/Reservations/Regional Tours or to Recreation/Travel/Reservations/Adventure and Sports/Biking and Hiking.

Thank you.

This category is for guide, and outfitter services where the itinerary is set by the client, and which are devoted exclusively, or primarily to hiking. Guides, used in the sense of books describing trails, are in the Books-Maps category.
Please submit sites to this category for clubs and organizations whose main activity is to lead hikes, maintain trails, advocate for trails or open space, or promote hiking.
Web sites of organized clubs/organizations that lead hikes, maintain trails, advocate for trails/open space, educate.
Sites which consist entirely of informational content about certain trails should be submitted to Hiking/Trails. Please do not submit commercial or organizational sites to this category. They will not be listed here.

Sites are categorized by the primary regional emphasis of the content, where applicable. Sites are listed alphabetically by the name of the site owner/author, as it appears on the site.

This category contains personal web sites which deal entirely, or primarily, with hiking. The sites must be written in the first person [I, we], and must clearly be about, and by, a single person or family.
Please, only submit sites to this category that are entirely, or primarily about specific hiking trails.

Sites should provide information such as directions, maps, photographs, and ratings of difficulty.

If your site covers other topics, in addition to trails, please submit it to the main Hiking category, only.

This category is for sites devoted entirely, or primarily to providing information about specific hiking trails. They may be about a single trail, or multiple trails. Directions, maps, photographs, descriptions, and trail ratings are often included on such sites.
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