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No New Posts The Four Seasons

No, not the singing group.

4 448 Winter Scenes
by TrailElder
Mar 4, 2021 10:03:40 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 - 1 Viewing

Where to find the themed threads all together.

16 689 Your feet on the trail
by panatomicx
Feb 22, 2021 11:15:38 GMT -8

Community Discussions

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No New Posts Trailhead Register - 7 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

4,238 84,982 What's going on in California travel-wise?
by absarokanaut
Mar 7, 2021 13:22:45 GMT -8
No New Posts The "Good Morning" Thread

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

4 6,535 The "Good Morning" thread, Part 3!
by echo
Mar 5, 2021 7:42:32 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

287 4,894 The Random Photo Thread
by davesenesac
Mar 1, 2021 16:51:55 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.

166 809 Looking for a backpacking partner for this next weekend
by unionvillemike
Jan 24, 2021 11:43:08 GMT -8
No New Posts Trip Reports • Storytelling - 1 Viewing

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

800 4,673 Phelps
by absarokanaut
Feb 28, 2021 16:00:31 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 - 3 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

1,494 26,439 REI
by driftwoody
Mar 7, 2021 15:41:40 GMT -8
No New Posts Camp Cooking and Trail Snacks

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

209 3,372 Favorite Winter Beverage
by ErnieW
Mar 5, 2021 13:06:50 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.

71 1,049 what is this .... ?
by tomqvaxy
Feb 14, 2021 14:05:35 GMT -8
No New Posts Books and Podcasts

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

126 742 What are you currently reading?
by Coolkat
Feb 25, 2021 7:31:40 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.

176 3,718 Type 2 diabetes
by bp2go
Mar 6, 2021 9:22:11 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

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

38 592 Run, Don't Walk to the Nearest PStyle!
by echo
Feb 23, 2020 22:47:53 GMT -8


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No New Posts Looking for Topo Maps? - 1 Viewing

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...

14 108 CalTopo - how to snap-to a shared map?
by almostthere
Jan 23, 2021 7:00:31 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

72 479 Oregon Coast Trail Guidebook (+ maps)
by dayhiker
Mar 1, 2021 17:35:37 GMT -8
No New Posts California, Nevada, …Hawaii!

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

265 2,260 Getting packing?
by cweston
Mar 5, 2021 7:14:39 GMT -8
No New Posts Mountain States - 1 Viewing

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

461 4,009 Breckinridge and Dillon Day Hikes
by cweston
Mar 7, 2021 6:51:47 GMT -8
No New Posts Central (MidWest)

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

99 734 Garden of the Gods (part two)
by Travis N Wood
Jan 14, 2021 9:04:29 GMT -8
No New Posts Northeast

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

68 350 Best Hiking Areas through the Northeast States
by tomqvaxy
Feb 16, 2021 12:21:12 GMT -8
No New Posts Mid-Atlantic

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

483 1,345 Becker Brook and Weeping Wall-SGL 57
by jmitch
Feb 24, 2021 9:45:03 GMT -8
No New Posts Southern

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

168 1,565 Ouachita Trail Water Report - Oklahoma Section
by null
Nov 27, 2020 13:51:12 GMT -8
No New Posts International

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

66 261 Where on earth to hike for 2-4 months of warmth and swimming
by Adr1an
Nov 18, 2020 3:28:57 GMT -8