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 5,163 Backpackers

Membership is open to everyone

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Upcoming Meetups

  • Thursday, July 30, 2015 7:00 PM

    Beer Garden in Brooklyn!

    41 Backpackers attending
  • Saturday, August 1, 2015 1:00 AM

    One day hike of the Pemi Loop. 32 miles of fun.

    9 Backpackers attending
  • Monday, August 3, 2015 8:30 PM

    Monday night beer after volleyball! Everyone is welcome to join!

    2 Backpackers attending
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2015 6:45 PM

    Breakneck Ridge Sunset Hike and Wine Summer Series

    24 Backpackers attending
  • Friday, August 7, 2015 7:00 PM

    Hike up Giant Mountain and then party in Montreal

    5 Backpackers attending
  • Monday, August 10, 2015 9:30 PM

    Post volleyball Monday night beer! Everyone is welcome to join!

    1 Backpackers attending
  • Sunday, August 16, 2015 7:00 AM

    Join the Ramapo Rally Bike Ride

    4 Backpackers attending
  • Monday, August 17, 2015 7:45 PM

    Post volleyball Monday night beer! Everyone is welcome to join!

    1 Backpackers attending
  • Friday, September 18, 2015 7:00 PM

    Mount Washington via Huntington Ravine trail fall foliage hike

    30 Backpackers attending
  • Friday, October 9, 2015 6:00 PM

    Leaf peeping trip to the Adirondacks, Columbus Day Weekend (Turkey Day Canada)

    40 Backpackers attending
Founded Mar 14, 2006


Francisco, Chris Mayville

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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

Rafaël, started French Conversation Group

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