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No New Posts The Four Seasons

No, not the singing group.

4 503 The Official Fall Color Thread
by tallgrass
Nov 19, 2023 19:44:38 GMT -8
No New Posts Artist's Comments

The is the place to find the larger versions on our header images, with comments from the artist.

1 74 Header Images
by rebeccad
Mar 19, 2022 9:07:57 GMT -8
No New Posts Theme Gallery

Where to find the themed threads all together.

20 814 Rainy Days
by panatomicx
Dec 9, 2023 12:57:13 GMT -8

Community Discussions

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No New Posts Trailhead Register - 3 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.

Sub-board: Learn about Forum Features

5,045 105,281 Holiday Greetings
by absarokanaut
Dec 9, 2023 13:29:43 GMT -8
No New Posts The "Good Morning" Thread

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

3 6,807 The "Good Morning" thread, Part 3!
by rebeccad
Dec 9, 2023 8:34:41 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: Pickle Gulch, How to Add Photos

339 5,497 The Random Photo Thread
by echo
Dec 9, 2023 8:13:00 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.

105 618 round trip in S utah for solar eclipse
by guilaumus
Aug 25, 2023 1:47:01 GMT -8
No New Posts Trip Reports • Storytelling - 8 Viewing

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

926 5,513 Mount Monadnock, New Hampshire (Nov 23, 2023)
by absarokanaut
Nov 28, 2023 16:01:15 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.

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Skills and Wisdom

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No New Posts The Gear Closet - 7 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.

Sub-board: Members' Market

1,778 31,213 Blaze orange during hunting season
by ErnieW
Dec 9, 2023 9:59:35 GMT -8
No New Posts Camp Cooking and Trail Snacks - 5 Viewing

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

219 3,639 What are your light backpacking cookware cleanup strategies
by ErnieW
Sept 17, 2023 9:24:13 GMT -8
No New Posts Nature Forum - 1 Viewing

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.

80 1,108 Tracks and Scats
by Coolkat
Nov 6, 2023 6:29:39 GMT -8
No New Posts Books and Podcasts

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

144 904 Sierra Mysteries continue
by balzaccom
Oct 25, 2023 18:04:52 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.

199 3,935 Type 2 diabetes
by High Sierra Fan
Nov 8, 2023 9:34:01 GMT -8
No New Posts Hiking with Kids

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

33 344 Spring Break in Joshua Tree
by oldbill
Apr 18, 2023 4:20:58 GMT -8
No New Posts Of Interest to Women

A space for WOMEN to share issues particular to female life on the trail. Men are welcome to ask questions on behalf of the women in their lives. Mansplainers and sexist commentators will be frozen out.

39 608 Underwear
by mk
Nov 14, 2023 15:54:45 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...

15 117 CalTopo - how to snap-to a shared map?
by almostthere
Aug 6, 2021 16:55:21 GMT -8
No New Posts Canada

For those who adventure up in the Friendly Northern place

19 99 Haida Gwaii trip report & pic link
by bumknees
Aug 2, 2022 7:47:21 GMT -8
No New Posts Pacific Northwest and Alaska

Washington, Oregon, …Alaska

75 498 Floating "The Nush" in Alaska
by TrailElder
Aug 14, 2023 5:31:43 GMT -8
No New Posts California, Nevada, …Hawaii!

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

310 2,601 Yosemite Valley’s next gen shuttle?
by High Sierra Fan
Nov 22, 2023 20:19:31 GMT -8
No New Posts Mountain States - 1 Viewing

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

515 4,558 Backpacking in Canyonlands NP -- A little help for a friend
by hikerjer
Nov 28, 2023 17:25:36 GMT -8
No New Posts Central (MidWest)

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

109 818 Fox River Pathway
by starwalker
Nov 3, 2023 17:58:40 GMT -8
No New Posts Northeast

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

75 370 Mount Monadnock, New Hampshire (Nov 23, 2023)
by GaliWalker
Nov 27, 2023 9:10:08 GMT -8
No New Posts Mid-Atlantic

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

607 1,541 New River Gorge National Park, West Virginia (Oct/28/2023)
by absarokanaut
Dec 8, 2023 12:12:04 GMT -8
No New Posts Southern

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

176 1,608 Smokies campsite 32 at injun creek
by bacpacer
Sept 8, 2023 10:15:00 GMT -8
No New Posts International

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

71 268 Backpacking in Andalucia
by ukpacker
Sept 25, 2022 11:41:01 GMT -8