Hiking Information

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Always practice safe hiking and be aware of your limitations and environment

Being informed is the best way to stay safe on the trail, that's why AHTS provides you with the following resources to make your next trip safe and enjoyable. If you have suggestions for more references to add to this page, maybe you have a question that you need answering, or maybe have a link you would like to add, please contact us and we'll post it here on the Resource page.

General Info

How to add USGS TOPO maps to Google Earth for free
Alabama Wilderness'
Hiking Checklist
Leave No Trace
Trail Meal Forum
Forever Wild Land Trust Interactive Map

Recommended Reading

Five Million Steps (MJ Eberhart)
60 Hikes/60 Miles of Birmingham (Russell Helms)
The Florida Trail (Sandra Friend)
The CCC in Alabama (Robert Pasquill)
Hiking Alabama (Joe Cuhaj)

Facebook Pages / Forums

ABC's of Hiking
Trail Journals
Backpacking Alabama (Facebook)
DeSoto Scout Project (Facebook)
Nimble will Nomad

Outfitters (Alabama)

Alabama Outdoors
Mountain High Outfitters
Southern Trails
Werner's Trading Company

Outfitters / Gear (National)

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Arc'Teryx
Bibler Tents
Big Agnes
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Danner Boots
DeuterUSA
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ExOfficio
Granite Gear
Gossamer Gear
Kelty
L.L. Bean
Marmot
Montbell
Mountain Hardwear
Mountainsmith
Patagonia
REI
Smartwool
The North Face
Taiga
Tarptent
ULA Epuipment
Ultralight Outfitters
Vasque