Community Discussions

Boards Threads Posts Last Post
No New Posts Trailhead Register - 10 Viewing

New to the forum? Don't be shy! Sign in and tell us who you are and where you're from, then join the circus. Pick a conversation or start one of your own. Don't be surprised to be asked about beets, bacon, kilts, and a few more things! We're glad you're here.

Moderator: bp2go

Sub-board: Learn about Forum Features

1,753 35,108 Mist Trail/Vernal and Nevada Falls
by JRinGeorgia
Mar 27, 2017 9:57:16 GMT -8
No New Posts The "Good Morning" Thread

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

4 3,153 The "Good Morning" thread, Part 3!
by rebeccad
Mar 27, 2017 8:25:06 GMT -8
No New Posts The Photo/Video Gallery

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

Sub-boards: Room with a View, How to Add Photos

116 2,216 top 10 hiking essentials for beginners
by whistlepunk
Mar 27, 2017 7:49:38 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.

103 522 Looking For Hiking Partner Smokies
by Mattm
Mar 21, 2017 12:47:42 GMT -8
No New Posts Trip Reports • Storytelling - 1 Viewing

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

376 2,181 White Cliffs of the Missouri in central Montana
by hikerjer
Mar 27, 2017 7:36:29 GMT -8
No New Posts Environmental Issues

Environmental issues will be the only topics allowed. That means NO strictly political, election, gun control, or religion. We acknowledge that climate change, land use, and extraction industries all draw people to take sides. The discourse will remain civil, or it will be deleted.

24 199
No New Posts The Political Arena

Your space for pointless political diatribes and angry comments that will change nobody's mind but may make the poster feel better. No Moderation whatsoever means you may encounter offensive language and opinions.

80 1,213

Skills and Wisdom

Boards Threads Posts Last Post
No New Posts The Gear Closet - 2 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.

618 10,070 Smartphone or Hiking GPS handheld
by avin111
Mar 27, 2017 10:12:50 GMT -8
No New Posts Camp Cooking and Trail Snacks - 1 Viewing

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

90 1,444 Foil wrapped food
by tomas
Mar 27, 2017 9:20:53 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.

38 662 Tracks and Scats
by Coolkat
Mar 27, 2017 9:59:01 GMT -8
No New Posts Books and Podcasts

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

79 405 What are you currently reading?
by dayhiker
Mar 24, 2017 15:40:31 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.

81 1,988 The Road Bike Thread
by rebeccad
Mar 27, 2017 9:29:19 GMT -8
No New Posts Hiking with Kids

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

23 223 Tents for Families
by johnparsley
Feb 22, 2017 8:38:26 GMT -8
No New Posts Of Interest to Women

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

24 346 Trail hair
by rebeccad
Mar 4, 2017 20:25:25 GMT -8


Boards Threads Posts Last Post
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...

7 48 Free Nat Geo Topo Maps
by whistlepunk
Mar 26, 2017 8:12:46 GMT -8
No New Posts Pacific Northwest and Alaska

Washington, Oregon, …Alaska

41 267 Anyone Here Live Around Spokane???
by SlotsGrobneck
Mar 11, 2017 16:40:56 GMT -8
No New Posts California, Nevada, …Hawaii! - 1 Viewing

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

108 932 Shuttle service up Bishop Creek
by zeke
Mar 27, 2017 9:10:19 GMT -8
No New Posts Mountain States

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

208 1,625 Any water at White Rock Spring in the Superstitions?
by null
Mar 27, 2017 6:54:53 GMT -8
No New Posts Central (MidWest)

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

52 417 Ideas for a 70mile trip that has solitude, water & scenery?
by Coolkat
Mar 22, 2017 10:45:58 GMT -8
No New Posts Northeast

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

35 189 6-8 week trip around Sept '17 - Long Distance Trail Advice?
by jmitch
Mar 23, 2017 8:31:06 GMT -8
No New Posts Mid-Atlantic

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

151 513 North Country Trail Map for the Allegheny National Forest
by Coolkat
Mar 23, 2017 12:29:22 GMT -8
No New Posts Southern

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

90 983 Ideas for a 70mile trip that has solitude, water & scenery?
by null
Mar 26, 2017 15:35:43 GMT -8
No New Posts International

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

42 171 Balkans - Montenegro and Kosovo
by rwtb123
Mar 18, 2017 9:12:46 GMT -8