Backpacking & Trips

*ADAPTIVE HIKING*
Access TR
Action Trackchair
Grit Freedom Chair
Spartan Wheel Chariot
Sportaid
Tracfab

*EDUCATION/GUIDED TRIPS*
Alpenglo Education
Association for Experiential Education
Girl Ventures
NOLS
Outdoors Empowered Network
OUT There Adventures
Outward Bound
Project Adventure
Venture Out

*EXPEDITION/ADVENTURE RACES*
Organizations
Adventure Racing World Series
Eco-Challenge
United States Adventure Racing Association
Gear
Grayl Water Filtration
Hyperlite Mountain Gear
OutThere USA
Ultimate Direction
Zpacks

*GROUPS/COMMUNITIES*
Brown People Camping
Diversify Outdoors
LGBTQ Outdoor Groups Map
LGBTQ Outdoor Summit
Natives Outdoors
Melanin Base Camp
No Man’s Land Film Festival
Native Womens Wilderness
Outdoor Afro
Outdoor Asian
Sierra Club
The Black Outdoors
The Outbound
Unlikely Hikers

*TRAIL & CONSERVATION RESOURCES*
AllTrails
American Hiking Society
Appalachian Trail Conservancy
Continental Divide Trail
Hayduke Trail
National Park Service
Pacific Coast Trail Association

*RESEARCH*

Buchecker, M., & Degenhardt, B. (2015). The effects of urban inhabitants’ nearby outdoor recreation on their well-being and their psychological resilience. Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 10, 55–62. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jort.2015.06.007

Caldas, S. V., Broaddus, E. T., & Winch, P. J. (2016). Measuring conflict management, emotional self-efficacy, and problem solving confidence in an evaluation of outdoor programs for inner-city youth in Baltimore, Maryland. Evaluation and Program Planning, 57, 64–71. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2016.04.003

Chang, Y., Davidson, C., Conklin, S., & Ewert, A. (2019). The impact of short-term adventure-based outdoor programs on college students’ stress reduction. Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 19(1), 67–83. https://doi.org/10.1080/14729679.2018.1507831

Coll, PhD, K. M., Sass, EdD, M., Freeman, PhD, B. J., Thobro, MS, P., & Hauser, MSW, N. (2017). The value of therapeutic outdoor programs with adolescents in a rural residential treatment center: A pilot study. American Journal of Recreation Therapy, 12(4), 25. https://doi.org/10.5055/ajrt.2013.0055

Daniels, E., Cottingham, M., Walsh, D. W., & Pearson, D. (2017). An Evaluation of University Recreation Center Outdoor Programs for People With Disabilities: Perspectives From Professionals. Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership, 9(1), 83–97. https://doi.org/10.18666/JOREL-2017-V9-I1-7451

Dorsch, T., Richards, K. A. R., Swain, J., & Maxey, M. (2016). The Effect of an Outdoor Recreation Program on Individuals With Disabilities and their Family Members: A Case Study. Therapeutic Recreation Journal, 50(2), 155–172. https://doi.org/10.18666/TRJ-2016-V50-I2-6527

Picton, C., Fernandez, R., Moxham, L., & Patterson, C. (2019). Experiences of outdoor nature-based therapeutic recreation programs for persons with a mental illness. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 17(12), 2517–2524. https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-D-19-00046

Romagosa, F., Eagles, P. F. J., & Lemieux, C. J. (2015). From the inside out to the outside in: Exploring the role of parks and protected areas as providers of human health and well-being. Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 10, 70–77. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jort.2015.06.009

Russell, M. S., Widmer, M. A., Lundberg, N., & Ward, P. (2015). Adaptation of an Adolescent Coping Assessment for Outdoor Adventure. Therapeutic Recreation Journal, 49(1), 18–34.

Wilson, J. F., & Christensen, K. M. (2012). The Relationship Between Outdoor Recreation and Depression Among Individuals With Disabilities. Journal of Leisure Research, 44(4), 486–506. https://doi.org/10.1080/00222216.2012.11950275

Woodford, K. M., Fenton, L., & Connors, J. (2017). A Change of Scenery: Wilderness Therapy Treatment for Inpatients in Acute Care. Therapeutic Recreation Journal, 51(4), 258–273. https://doi.org/10.18666/TRJ-2017-V51-I4-7374