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Indy Backpacker's has some of the best guides and leaders in the Midwest and Near South. Our club serves as a forum for them to find some of the best backpacking adventures and for our members to attend.

Take a Hike! We're about people who like to throw on a pack, grab some friends, hit the trails and make some new memories. Whether your a pro or a rookie sign-up and get involved.

Indy Backpackers is free to join and stay as long as you like. We do have annual dues of $6. Any trip for which you RSVP during your 1st 30 days of membership is free. After your 1st 30 days your annual dues are required for you to RSVP.
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We love to have fun on our trips! But..Indy Backpacker's trips and forums are moderated and not open to foolishness, stupidity or a lack of respect for others and their thoughts and opinions. Please be respectful of other members and the wilderness areas where we backpack.

Join our guides and leaders! We are always looking for trip leaders to host trips. Please let an organizer know that you are interested.

Have a question or comment about our group, gear or backpacking in general? Post it in our discussion forum or on our Facebook page.

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Welcome, Indy Backpackers!

  • 4 days ago · 9:00 PM

    Short Notice Red River Gorge

    2 Backpackers | 17 Photos

    Short notice trip to the Gorge.  Need to get out for some practice and having Miguel's withdrawal.  We will car camp Friday night so if you cant make it Friday you are... Learn more
  • July 7 · 7:00 PM

    Peninsula Trail Deam Wilderness

    10 Backpackers | 5.00

    Jo's son, Noah is leaving for Army basic training on July 18 and he is wanting to get out before he leaves.  This will be an easy trip for anyone to come hang out for... Learn more
  • July 1 · 9:00 AM

    Roaring Plains, WV

    6 Backpackers

    Leave Indy area on the morning of Saturday, July 1st, 9:00 a.m. It is about a 7-8 hour drive. Short hike in on Saturday. Full day of hiking on Sunday and Monday. Hike... Learn more
  • May 26 · 6:00 PM

    Dolly Sods WV

    4 Backpackers | 52 Photos

    Over the Memorial Day weekend we will backpack approximately 24 miles around the Dolly Sods Wilderness in West Virginia. The times listed are at the Dolly Sods.  It will... Learn more
  • May 21 · 6:00 PM

    North Face in Indianapolis camping event/party

    6 Backpackers

    Hey everyone, I got this invite from North Face. Sounds like a blast and a good time for us to get together. New folks, this is not a trip and you don't need to pay dues... Learn more
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