The Basecamp Gallery

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No New Posts The Four Seasons - 1 Viewing

No, not the singing group.

4 392 Signs of Spring
by rebeccad
May 1, 2020 13:52:37 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 66 Header Images
by jazzmom
May 13, 2020 11:31:11 GMT -8
No New Posts Theme Gallery

Where to find the themed threads all together.

16 639 Your most special camping spot
by oldbill
Jun 4, 2020 4:41:06 GMT -8

Community Discussions

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No New Posts Trailhead Register - 5 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

3,889 77,735 More Everest
by reuben
Jun 6, 2020 15:32:39 GMT -8
No New Posts The "Good Morning" Thread

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

4 6,301 The "Good Morning" thread, Part 3!
by echo
Jun 5, 2020 8:08:56 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

269 4,638 Backyard birds (Spring, 2020)
by GaliWalker
Jun 5, 2020 18:20:17 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.

164 801 Do Many of you Hike Alone?
by alaskaskeeter
Apr 5, 2020 15:32:18 GMT -8
No New Posts Trip Reports • Storytelling - 1 Viewing

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

745 4,330 Gros Ventre Wilderness: The Granite Hi-Line June 5, 2020
by autumnmist
Jun 6, 2020 14:02:16 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 - 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.

1,374 24,198 Do you use a pillow?
by texasbb
Jun 6, 2020 9:09:34 GMT -8
No New Posts Camp Cooking and Trail Snacks - 1 Viewing

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

195 3,118 First Spring 2020 kitchen
by sarbar
May 4, 2020 13:56:41 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.

67 1,031 Odd Great Blue Heron pic
by tallgrass
May 10, 2020 7:12:21 GMT -8
No New Posts Books and Podcasts - 1 Viewing

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

118 701 Empire of Shadows, History of Yellowstone
by Travis N Wood
May 31, 2020 19:09:43 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.

171 3,679 MCL issue - anyone?
by oldbill
Jun 2, 2020 15:08:50 GMT -8
No New Posts Hiking with Kids

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

32 347 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?

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...

12 102 Where to order topo maps:
by DonTom
Mar 16, 2020 20:32:21 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 - 1 Viewing

Washington, Oregon, …Alaska

70 472 Great Multi-Day Backpacking Loops
by dayhiker
May 24, 2020 10:43:04 GMT -8
No New Posts California, Nevada, …Hawaii!

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

236 2,094 Yosemite April 15 campground reservation proceeding.
by toejam
Jun 5, 2020 16:31:39 GMT -8
No New Posts Mountain States

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

427 3,669 My annual "where next?" post!
by oldbill
Jun 5, 2020 13:42:19 GMT -8
No New Posts Central (MidWest)

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

92 687 Michigan's UP and black flies
by walkswithblackflies
May 18, 2020 7:00:24 GMT -8
No New Posts Northeast - 3 Viewing

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

66 334 3 days 2 night in Connecticut
by null
Mar 26, 2020 3:52:12 GMT -8
No New Posts Mid-Atlantic - 4 Viewing

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

438 1,254 Barclay Mtn Vista and Waterfalls-SGL 36
by jmitch
Jun 3, 2020 12:16:09 GMT -8
No New Posts Southern

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

164 1,532 Blood Mountain trails open right now?
by driftwoody
Apr 26, 2020 14:29:49 GMT -8
No New Posts International

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

66 255 Wanted: Expedition member for up to a year. RUSSIA
by rdb
Apr 18, 2020 14:04:19 GMT -8