Welcome to the New York Backpackers!

We're a club of outdoor enthusiasts who come together for day hikes, weekend backpacking trips, and longer excursions. We love all outdoor sports such as rock climbing, ice climbing, kayaking, alpine, nordic, or telemark skiing, snowboarding and biking.

We love all seasons but we especially love the winter.

Our Club provides all kinds of adventures year round. Please check out our past events and sign up future events.

Participants include adult men and women of all ages and physical condition.

We're 4,738 Backpackers

Membership is open to everyone

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Upcoming Meetups

  • Friday, April 24, 2015 7:00 PM

    Spring skiing/snowboarding in Killington weekend 2

    11 Backpackers attending
  • Friday, May 1, 2015 7:00 PM

    May skiing in Killington

    4 Backpackers attending
  • Saturday, May 9, 2015 10:00 AM

    My birthday hike: Mohonk Preserve - Beginner friendly

    61 Backpackers attending
  • Saturday, May 16, 2015 6:00 AM

    Post Brooklyn Half Marathon beach day

    13 Backpackers attending
  • Thursday, May 21, 2015 7:00 PM

    Memorial day weekend in Acadia National Park

    68 Backpackers attending
  • Friday, May 22, 2015 10:00 PM

    Memorial Day Weekend @ Baxter State Park & Acadia NP

    5 Backpackers attending
  • Friday, May 29, 2015 5:00 PM

    Mount St. Helens, Hood and Adams Ski Mountaineering

    4 Backpackers attending
  • Friday, May 29, 2015 7:00 PM

    End of May skiing in Killington

    3 Backpackers attending
  • Saturday, June 6, 2015 8:00 AM

    70 mile leisure bike ride Brooklyn to Brewster with beer stop

    22 Backpackers attending
  • Friday, June 19, 2015 7:00 PM

    Adirondak Loj camping trip

    22 Backpackers attending
  • Saturday, June 20, 2015 6:00 AM

    Great Range Traverse

    32 Backpackers attending
 
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