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American Hiking Society - Hiking 101

U.S. National Park Service- Hike SmartTrip PlanningCamping, Hiking

United States Forest Service - Know Before You Go


National Speleological Society - Safety & TechniquesGuide to Responsible CavingCave Conservation


American Alpine Club - Know the RopesAAC LibraryUniversal Belay Program


International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) - Responsible Riding

Adventure Cycling Association - How To Department

The League of American Bicyclists - Smart Cycling

Bicycle Touring Pro - Learn How to Bicycle Tour


Trout Unlimited- Trout Magazine OnlineTrout Tips

Outdoor Ethics
Leave no Trace 7 Principles
Swimming Holes

We Are Explorers - How to Stay Safe Around Water:  Swimming Hole Safety.   This is an Australian site ("Watch out for Crocs" may not apply to your swimming hole)

Vermont Dept. of Health - 9 Tips to Keep You Safe...

Water Sports

American Canoe Association (ACA)- InstructionEducational Resources

American Whitewater Safety Code

Paddle Wise

Winter Sports

Cross Country Ski Area Association- Get StartedLearn More

National Ski Area Association - Safety

Professional Ski Instructors Association - Learn to Ski & Snowboard

Wilderness First Aid

Wilderness Medical AssociatesNOLSSOLO

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