General Backpacking Information
Backpacking Magazine -
Practical Backpacking -
American Hiking Society -
Hiking Resource Guide
Leave No Trace
Auctions & Short Term Sales
Steep & Cheap - Limited quantity up for closeout sales for only 15-20 minutes at a time.
http://www.riverjourneys.org/ - David "Canoebie" is a local Hoosier that runs guided paddling trips on the Manistee River.
Hiker Hell - Why's it important to be prepared and safety minded? You'll find out at this site.
Gear Talk - Gear Talk with Jason Klass focuses on Ultralight gear and Fly Fishing.
Parks & Forests
Nitch Market & Cottage Industry
Jacks 'R' Better -
Gargoyle Gear - Based out of Michigan. Randy, he owner, is dedicated to producing quality gear and is more than willing to do completely custom job.
Hammock Gear - Based out of Ohio. StormCrow, the owner, has fantastic reviews for quality and customer service.
Local Region Specific