The Basecamp Gallery

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No New Posts The Four Seasons

No, not the singing group.

4 408 The Official Fall Color Thread
by GaliWalker
Oct 19, 2020 8:38:18 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 68 Header Images
by rangewalker
Sept 9, 2020 17:25:26 GMT -8
No New Posts Theme Gallery

Where to find the themed threads all together.

16 657 Your most special camping spot
by zeke
Oct 17, 2020 14:50:41 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

4,067 81,032 Grocery Store Food Shortages?
by bradmacmt
Oct 24, 2020 6:19:27 GMT -8
No New Posts The "Good Morning" Thread

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

4 6,386 The "Good Morning" thread, Part 3!
by echo
Oct 21, 2020 8:17:14 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

280 4,746 Peak fall foliage in Pennsylvania (Oct 14, 2020)
by rebeccad
Oct 16, 2020 12:12:17 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.

165 808 C&O canal 21 May to 4 June 2021
by cgrab
Oct 18, 2020 11:31:35 GMT -8
No New Posts Trip Reports • Storytelling - 2 Viewing

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

788 4,557 Fall extravaganza road trip (West Virginia, Oct/3/2020)
by hikerjer
Oct 23, 2020 16:36:53 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

Boards Threads Posts Last Post
No New Posts The Gear Closet - 1 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.

1,429 25,004 Sleeping Bag...Stuff it, Or Sack It?
by bradmacmt
Oct 23, 2020 17:36:08 GMT -8
No New Posts Camp Cooking and Trail Snacks

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

205 3,241 Over Packing Food
by cweston
Oct 23, 2020 16:15:20 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.

69 1,039 Backyard Wildlife
by DonTom
Oct 10, 2020 23:33:27 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.

123 713 Lost on Purpose
by graywolf
Oct 14, 2020 14:32:21 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.

174 3,679 Running Again
by toejam
Oct 21, 2020 4:41:07 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


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...

13 104 Geo-referenced PDF viewer for Android
by oldbill
Jun 28, 2020 17:02:20 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

71 476 All of Mt Hood National Forest closed , many others
by dayhiker
Sept 10, 2020 5:53:56 GMT -8
No New Posts California, Nevada, …Hawaii!

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

256 2,217 Whitney backpacker’s campground “gone”
by Coolkat
Oct 12, 2020 13:36:00 GMT -8
No New Posts Mountain States

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

453 3,909 Moved: Island in the Sky, Canyonlands NP, UT, USA
by rebeccad
Oct 22, 2020 19:21:32 GMT -8
No New Posts Central (MidWest)

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

96 721 Isle Royale
by bobcat
Oct 16, 2020 23:40:49 GMT -8
No New Posts Northeast - 1 Viewing

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

68 340 Ride wanted in NH, 9/29 or 10/1
by null
Sept 24, 2020 1:40:26 GMT -8
No New Posts Mid-Atlantic - 1 Viewing

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

458 1,300 Duncan Knob (twice) and Strickler Knob (Virginia, 10/18/'20)
by GaliWalker
Oct 19, 2020 6:51:38 GMT -8
No New Posts Southern

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

167 1,560 Last Minute Smoky Mountains Trip
by NickJ
Oct 14, 2020 19:37:40 GMT -8
No New Posts International

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

66 260 Where on earth to hike for 2-4 months of warmth and swimming
by bobcat
Sept 16, 2020 17:18:17 GMT -8