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No New Posts The Four Seasons

No, not the singing group.

4 487 The Official Fall Color Thread
by GaliWalker
Oct 23, 2022 9:16:15 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.

18 754 A Room with a View
by Coolkat
Jan 18, 2023 5:20:12 GMT -8

Community Discussions

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No New Posts Trailhead Register - 2 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

4,872 100,182 Where the !@#$ are We 2022 and Beyond
by nickhowes
Mar 28, 2023 4:00:19 GMT -8
No New Posts The "Good Morning" Thread

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

3 6,792 The "Good Morning" thread, Part 3!
by rebeccad
Mar 27, 2023 8:08:39 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

330 5,382 The Random Photo Thread
by GaliWalker
Mar 27, 2023 6:14:30 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.

103 613 Do Many of you Hike Alone?
by cweston
Feb 2, 2023 5:21:26 GMT -8
No New Posts Trip Reports • Storytelling - 2 Viewing

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

895 5,327 Day hike in the Oklahoma Ozarks
by starwalker
Mar 26, 2023 19:20:15 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.

513 3,825

Skills and Wisdom

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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.

Sub-board: Members' Market

1,710 30,311 Fringe Must Have Items
by ErnieW
Mar 25, 2023 20:00:15 GMT -8
No New Posts Camp Cooking and Trail Snacks

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

216 3,591 Loss of Appetite
by peakbagger
Mar 17, 2023 16:42:19 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.

80 1,107 Okay, mind officially blown. Chickadees brains get bigger
by walkswithblackflies
Feb 9, 2023 6:06:03 GMT -8
No New Posts Books and Podcasts

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

142 889 What are you currently reading?
by rebeccad
Mar 23, 2023 7:12:14 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.

197 3,913 New recommendation is 11,000 daily steps for health
by zeke
Mar 7, 2023 15:33:26 GMT -8
No New Posts Hiking with Kids

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

32 342 FS: boys hiking clothing
by topshot
Apr 6, 2022 15:34:54 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.

39 605 Hiking pants
by FarOutFarley
Jun 17, 2022 19:02:09 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

74 492 Spring hiking possibilities
by kayman
Nov 16, 2022 8:12:45 GMT -8
No New Posts California, Nevada, …Hawaii!

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

301 2,542 Help planning a Yosemite Wilderness trip via Hetchy Hetch
by thedude
Mar 24, 2023 7:07:35 GMT -8
No New Posts Mountain States - 1 Viewing

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

502 4,423 Idaho Backpacking Suggestions?
by nickhowes
Sept 2, 2022 11:16:55 GMT -8
No New Posts Central (MidWest)

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

108 814 Liesegang Rings in Southern Illinois
by driftwoody
Nov 20, 2022 17:32:52 GMT -8
No New Posts Northeast

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

73 363 Hancock Campground, White Mountain National Forest
by null
Dec 13, 2022 5:41:57 GMT -8
No New Posts Mid-Atlantic

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

571 1,496 Backpacking the Loyalsock Trail
by absarokanaut
Mar 23, 2023 19:27:02 GMT -8
No New Posts Southern

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

174 1,601 South Cumberland State Park, Tennessee
by driftwoody
Mar 25, 2023 15:14:29 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