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No New Posts The Four Seasons

No, not the singing group.

4 365 Winter Scenes
by ukpacker
Feb 23, 2020 0:11:31 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 65 Header Images
by autumnmist
Dec 16, 2019 7:45:38 GMT -8
No New Posts Theme Gallery

Where to find the themed threads all together.

14 617 Your feet on the trail
by alaskaskeeter
Feb 24, 2020 12:45:23 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

3,730 74,143 It's Friday! and the Backpacker Bar is Open!
by swmtnbackpacker
Feb 28, 2020 20:48:19 GMT -8
No New Posts The "Good Morning" Thread

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

4 6,094 The "Good Morning" thread, Part 3!
by echo
Feb 28, 2020 12:20:59 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

263 4,544 Fog
by Coolkat
Feb 24, 2020 11:43:18 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.

164 797 Newbie looking for hiking camping partner NJ/Northeast Pa
by louied
Aug 12, 2019 12:21:12 GMT -8
No New Posts Trip Reports • Storytelling - 2 Viewing

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

735 4,259 Adventures Down Under
by balzaccom
Feb 25, 2020 15:06:02 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.

370 2,809

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.

1,337 23,569 Help identifying brand for repair
by magnocain
Feb 27, 2020 21:13:18 GMT -8
No New Posts Camp Cooking and Trail Snacks - 1 Viewing

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

193 3,094 Trail Butter?
by ErnieW
Feb 26, 2020 16:38:00 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.

65 1,026 Snowy Owls in NJ
by alaskaskeeter
Feb 24, 2020 19:45:09 GMT -8
No New Posts Books and Podcasts

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

115 693 Way Out There: Adventures of a Wilderness Trekker
by hikeer
Jan 28, 2020 18:32:37 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.

169 3,639 Weekly Fitness Update - 2020
by alaskaskeeter
Feb 28, 2020 7:25:47 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 99 Best approach for printing digital maps?
by rebeccad
Feb 12, 2020 14:49:45 GMT -8
No New Posts Canada

For those who adventure up in the Friendly Northern place

18 92 Yukon - Summer 2017 (Photo Heavy)
by ukpacker
Feb 3, 2020 15:16:22 GMT -8
No New Posts Pacific Northwest and Alaska

Washington, Oregon, …Alaska

70 470 Looks like Mt Rainier's SW entrance is closed for awhile
by dayhiker
Feb 14, 2020 13:08:25 GMT -8
No New Posts California, Nevada, …Hawaii!

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

231 2,053 bridge over Conness Creek
by High Sierra Fan
Feb 10, 2020 14:32:12 GMT -8
No New Posts Mountain States

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

417 3,565 4 Pass Loop vs The Tetons
by Chuck the Mauler
Feb 28, 2020 18:21:35 GMT -8
No New Posts Central (MidWest)

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

89 671 Hocking Hills, Ohio (Sep 3, 2018)
by bobcat
Dec 31, 2019 12:36:30 GMT -8
No New Posts Northeast

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

65 331 Cape Cod in April?
by null
Feb 16, 2020 14:53:59 GMT -8
No New Posts Mid-Atlantic

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

423 1,236 North Fork Mountain, West Virginia (Feb 23, 2020)
by va3pinner
Feb 28, 2020 19:10:29 GMT -8
No New Posts Southern

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

163 1,527 Cumberland Island, GA
by schlanky
Feb 18, 2020 16:48:06 GMT -8
No New Posts International

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

66 254 Hiking in a mysterious forest in France !
by sanyoc5
Feb 20, 2020 6:05:59 GMT -8