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Links & Resources

Rusted Moon finds these sites to be very helpful when researching and planning adventures.

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Biking
Canoeing
Hiking
Skiing & Snowboarding
Other Outdoor Associations
Locations to Visit

 

Biking

Breakaway Bike Club
Kokomo-based bike club with weekly ride schedules, riding tours, events, feedback and message board.

Central Indiana Bicycling Association
CIBA promotes bicycle safety and cycling advocacy throughout Central Indiana, and is host to many rides including the well-known Hilly Hundred. Site contains events, membership information, riding events, feature stories and lecture series.

Indy Cycle Specialist
Local bicycle shop with news on bikes, pictures and bike trails information.

Canoeing

Hoosier Canoe Club
Site contains information about Hoosier canoe club, membership and where to go to paddle in Indiana.

Indiana Waterways – Jerry Hay
Site contains information about Indiana waterways, plus paddling books by Jerry Hay, author and riverlorian.

Hiking

Hoosier Hikers Council
Site contains information on hiking and running events & trails, aids in connecting hikers to hikers & organizations and information on trail conservation.

Hoosier Rails to Trails Council
Site contains information about abandoned rail corridors that are turned into trails, a list of trails in Indiana, membership information and trail projects.

Purdue University Outing Club
Site contains information about Purdue University Outing Club, membership, schedule of events and upcoming callouts.

Skiing & Snowboarding

Indiana University Ski and Snowboard Club
Site contains pictures, trip information, IU Ski & Snowboard Club information and membership details.

Indianapolis Ski Club
Site contains Indy Ski Club information, trip information, social calendar, instructors, races and racing awards, tips and tricks for skiing and snowboarding.

Purdue University Ski and Snowboard Club
Site contains information on Purdue Ski & Snowboard Club and membership, trips, ski team, links to local ski areas and pictures.

Other Outdoor Associations

Camptown
Site contains information about Camptown, a local non-profit organization that provides wilderness adventures for youth and adults.

Central Indiana Wilderness Club
Site contains information about Wilderness Club that provides affordable wilderness adventures and information on membership.

Hoosier Environmental Council
Site contains information on health and quality of life for Hoosiers. Explains organizations, staff and how to tackle environmental issues.

Indiana Sierra Club
Site contains information about Hoosiers’ chapter of Sierra club on how to explore, enjoy and protect the wild places of Indiana.

Indiana DNR
Site contains recreation guide and schedule, evaluation of state park ecosystems, licenses and other updates.

Indiana University Outdoor Adventures
Site contains information on equipment rental, customized trips and wilderness orientation trips at the Indiana University Memorial Union.

Indiana Crossroads Orienteering
Site contains promotions of cunning running, schedule of events, race updates and club maps.

Nature Conservancy
Site contains information on plant and animal preservation, working with community & businesses to better natural communities and new projects.

Locations to Visit

Enjoy Indiana
Site contains trip planners, events and festivities, where to go in Indiana and information on fun and free stuff.

Holliday Park
Site contains park information, programs and facilities.

Indiana Outfitters
Site contains outdoor information including state parks & reservoirs, rivers & streams, mountain biking trails, Knobstone Trail, Hoosier National Forest, detailed maps, weather information, current river & lake levels, outfitters, and trip reports.

National Speleological Society
Site contains information on cave conservation, exploration, activities, mapping, cleaning and gating sensitive caves.