The New Hampshire Outdoor Council (NHOC) is a private, non-profit organization which serves the visitors to New Hampshire’s backcountry.  Its mission is:

  • to promote safe and responsible enjoyment of the backcountry through safety education and information
  • to support material, training and operational needs of search and rescue organizations
  • to collaborate with others to ensure appropriate public access to and vital services in the backcountry of the Granite State

With Your Support…

      • 12 volunteer teams ready to assist NH Fish & Game and USDA Forest Service
      • 183 total SAR missions (2023)
      • 4,948 volunteer hours contributed to 79 SAR missions
      • 3,699 Conservation Officer hours contributed to 183 missions
      • 27,399 hiker contacts provided by WMNF Trailhead Stewards
      • $92,000+ in total grants made over past 5 years