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1,649 33,057 Writer/Climber Faces Tough Battle with Cancer...
by autumnmist
Feb 18, 2017 21:11:52 GMT -8
No New Posts The "Good Morning" Thread

The tradition continues, with a tip of the hat to MatahariHiker.

4 3,008 The "Good Morning" thread, Part 3!
by toejam
Feb 18, 2017 11:28:57 GMT -8
No New Posts The Photo/Video Gallery

Share your best work. Scenes rrom the trail. Videos? Why not? If you have pictures to share, this is the place.

Sub-board: How to Add Photos

110 2,133 The Random Photo Thread
by autumnmist
Feb 18, 2017 16:13:59 GMT -8
No New Posts Hiking Partners

Looking for a partner to share the trip? Guide you in a new area? If you want to team up, post your info and see what happens.

100 503 New Hiker Looking for a partner to hike JMT with early July
by tyla
Feb 18, 2017 20:01:22 GMT -8
No New Posts Trip Reports • Storytelling

Tell us about your last trip! How bad were the mosquitos?

350 2,037 OneMansAdventure
by rwtb123
Feb 18, 2017 18:39:45 GMT -8
No New Posts The Political Arena - 2 Viewing

Keep it civil! Personal insults will not be tolerated and will be edited out! You're unlikely to change anyone's mind by being rude, so be polite.

1,101 21,789 A new generation of conservatives
by gunslinger
Feb 19, 2017 3:43:25 GMT -8

Skills and Wisdom

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No New Posts The Gear Closet - 1 Viewing

Have questions about basic gear? Get help with sleeping bags, packs, boots, and everything else. What works, what doesn't! Get the right stuff for your specific needs, from day-hikes to an epic long hike. Get help from people who have walked the walk.

575 9,398 Winter Backpacking Resources
by hikerjer
Feb 18, 2017 20:52:47 GMT -8
No New Posts Camp Cooking and Trail Snacks

Talk about your favorite food for the trail. Favorite cooking secrets?

84 1,368 School project!
by N.d.L. Projects
Feb 19, 2017 3:01:58 GMT -8
No New Posts Nature Forum

A flower you can't ID? See a bird, a bug, a snake that was new to you? Hope you got a good photo! Post it and ask; somebody will know what it is. Or maybe you know it already and just want to share.

37 625 Berry Eagles- 2016/17
by Ohm
Feb 13, 2017 13:30:38 GMT -8
No New Posts Books and Podcasts

What are you reading? Heard a good Podcast you want to share? Let others know.

73 369 Braided Creek: A Conversation in Poetry...
by rangersven
Feb 18, 2017 19:31:10 GMT -8
No New Posts Health and Fitness

How do you stay in shape? If you need advice on getting ready for the trip, ask others. Dealing with special diets or medications? Others can help you.

76 1,840 My Tom dies this morning
by DonTom
Feb 17, 2017 15:53:27 GMT -8
No New Posts Hiking with Kids

Share your Q&A about kids on the trail; any special tips?

23 222 Tents for Families
by Lamebeaver
Feb 13, 2017 9:18:36 GMT -8
No New Posts Of Interest to Women

Ladies, get info from others about managing life on the trail.

24 337 Trail hair
by echo
Feb 17, 2017 12:11:12 GMT -8


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No New Posts Looking for Topo Maps?

With GPS units that display maps, and websites offering mapping and GPS info, there is still a need for a real waterproof map, now customized for your specific area. Here are some resources...

6 45 Best approach for printing digital maps?
by mrarrowhead
Feb 2, 2017 16:31:14 GMT -8
No New Posts Pacific Northwest and Alaska

Washington, Oregon, …Alaska

41 264 Car Camping & Dayhike Recommendations in Washington
by rebeccad
Feb 10, 2017 8:26:30 GMT -8
No New Posts California, Nevada, …Hawaii!

Just as it says. Nevada residents are mostly closer to the Sierra, so...

94 813 Rockslide on the Whitney Portal road
by hikerchick395
Feb 18, 2017 10:30:35 GMT -8
No New Posts Mountain States

Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming

193 1,510 Yet another Winds question
by swimswithtrout
Feb 15, 2017 19:01:30 GMT -8
No New Posts Central (MidWest)

Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

50 397 Winter Hike This Weekend in SE Missouri
by rangersven
Feb 18, 2017 14:01:46 GMT -8
No New Posts Northeast

Maine,Vermont, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts

34 174 Presisdential Traverse Logistics
by talus
Feb 18, 2017 1:12:32 GMT -8
No New Posts Mid-Atlantic

New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Washington D.C., Virginia, and West Virginia

145 493 Appalachian Trail: Hike to Knife Edge and Bear Rocks
by crawford
Feb 16, 2017 14:21:18 GMT -8
No New Posts Southern - 1 Viewing

Oklahoma,Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Texas, Louisiana, and Florida

87 956 Cohutta Wilderness on fire
by gunslinger
Feb 18, 2017 7:50:54 GMT -8
No New Posts International

Traveling the World? Seek advice from those who have...

37 155 Anyone here in southeast Asia?
by kikotravel
Feb 17, 2017 23:41:01 GMT -8