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No New Posts The Four Seasons

No, not the singing group.

4 455 Signs of Spring
by Coolkat
Jun 2, 2021 7:26:13 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 69 Header Images
by biffnix
Dec 1, 2020 7:40:37 GMT -8
No New Posts Theme Gallery

Where to find the themed threads all together.

16 693 Reflections
by rebeccad
Jun 6, 2021 13:38:14 GMT -8

Community Discussions

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No New Posts Trailhead Register - 6 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

4,363 87,353 Two Scenarios (An oldie but a goodie)
by rebeccad
Jun 21, 2021 8:05:44 GMT -8
No New Posts The "Good Morning" Thread

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

4 6,611 The "Good Morning" thread, Part 3!
by rebeccad
Jun 20, 2021 7:00:18 GMT -8
No New Posts The Photo/Video Gallery - 2 Viewing

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

296 4,986 The Random Photo Thread
by rebeccad
Jun 20, 2021 6:41:48 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.

166 812 Do Many of you Hike Alone?
by TrailElder
Jun 13, 2021 4:09:09 GMT -8
No New Posts Trip Reports • Storytelling

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

813 4,756 Beartooth foothills
by echo
Jun 17, 2021 17:52:50 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.

427 3,195

Skills and Wisdom

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No New Posts The Gear Closet - 4 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

1,541 27,343 battery backup
by High Sierra Fan
Jun 19, 2021 18:19:52 GMT -8
No New Posts Camp Cooking and Trail Snacks

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

209 3,393 best trail bar survey
by ErnieW
May 29, 2021 6:39:12 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.

72 1,056 Marten encounters
by nickhowes
May 29, 2021 7:46:01 GMT -8
No New Posts Books and Podcasts

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

127 758 What are you currently reading?
by FamilySherpa
Jun 17, 2021 7:22:08 GMT -8
No New Posts Health and Fitness - 1 Viewing

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.

177 3,759 Weekly Fitness Updates - 2021
by walkswithblackflies
Jun 21, 2021 7:57:18 GMT -8
No New Posts Hiking with Kids

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

31 341 First backpacking trip with the twins
by mk
Nov 12, 2019 15:33:59 GMT -8
No New Posts Of Interest to Women - 1 Viewing

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

39 599 Hiking pants
by rebeccad
Jun 20, 2021 18:43:54 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...

15 110 Online Push Pin Maps
by null
Jun 17, 2021 7:07:43 GMT -8
No New Posts Canada

For those who adventure up in the Friendly Northern place

18 93 Yukon - Summer 2017 (Photo Heavy)
by hikerjer
Apr 19, 2020 17:13:12 GMT -8
No New Posts Pacific Northwest and Alaska

Washington, Oregon, …Alaska

72 481 Oregon Coast Trail Guidebook (+ maps)
by dayhiker
Jun 13, 2021 12:09:17 GMT -8
No New Posts California, Nevada, …Hawaii! - 1 Viewing

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

271 2,305 Snowy Spring DESOLATION WILDERNESS Hike!!
by juddoutdoors
Jun 13, 2021 22:53:14 GMT -8
No New Posts Mountain States

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

474 4,119 Early summer hike in Colorado?
by cweston
Jun 21, 2021 7:21:25 GMT -8
No New Posts Central (MidWest)

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

100 744 Isle Royale
by Coolkat
Jun 16, 2021 11:14:22 GMT -8
No New Posts Northeast

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

70 353 Ticks - Early Findings and Forecast (2021)
by walkswithblackflies
Jun 16, 2021 6:54:00 GMT -8
No New Posts Mid-Atlantic - 1 Viewing

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

504 1,389 accessing MST from Stillhouse Hollow Rd?
by AegisIII
Jun 18, 2021 19:28:09 GMT -8
No New Posts Southern - 1 Viewing

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

169 1,573 Kentucky Waterfalls March 28-30, 2021
by absarokanaut
Apr 24, 2021 18:31:49 GMT -8
No New Posts International

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

67 264 Do you know any commercial platform for outdoor activity?
by berezuzu
Apr 9, 2021 5:59:52 GMT -8