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No New Posts The Four Seasons

No, not the singing group.

4 455 Signs of Spring
by Coolkat
Jun 2, 2021 7:26:13 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.

16 704 A Room with a View
by rebeccad
Sept 10, 2021 10:44:53 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

4,473 89,302 Greetings!
by ErnieW
Sept 18, 2021 17:04:10 GMT -8
No New Posts The "Good Morning" Thread

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

4 6,651 Reminiscing
by echo
Sept 14, 2021 15:30:00 GMT -8
No New Posts The Photo/Video Gallery - 1 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

299 5,047 The Random Photo Thread
by GaliWalker
Sept 18, 2021 9:45:22 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.

166 815 C&O canal 21 May to 4 June 2021
by cgrab
Sept 1, 2021 12:26:57 GMT -8
No New Posts Trip Reports • Storytelling - 1 Viewing

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

829 4,870 Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne
by balzaccom
Sept 18, 2021 14:28:37 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 - 6 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

1,573 27,904 Keeping a non-waterproof shoe dry
by Coolkat
Sept 17, 2021 9:18:17 GMT -8
No New Posts Camp Cooking and Trail Snacks - 5 Viewing

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

210 3,426 Coffee on the Trail
by Blue Saka
Sept 17, 2021 16:17:37 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.

74 1,069 Scratch one jaguar
by muleman
Sept 15, 2021 18:33:19 GMT -8
No New Posts Books and Podcasts

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

130 800 What are you currently reading?
by downriver
Sept 3, 2021 14:05:21 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.

177 3,776 The Trick to Living Longer
by zeke
Sept 7, 2021 11:44:16 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.

39 599 Hiking pants
by rebeccad
Jun 20, 2021 18:43:54 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...

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

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

73 486 Hiking with dogs
by muleman
Sept 6, 2021 11:25:44 GMT -8
No New Posts California, Nevada, …Hawaii! - 3 Viewing

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

277 2,374 Alpine by car?
by calidream
Sept 17, 2021 19:21:24 GMT -8
No New Posts Mountain States

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

482 4,206 Wyoming COVID-19 in 2021
by panatomicx
Sept 6, 2021 14:18:41 GMT -8
No New Posts Central (MidWest)

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

103 791 Garden of the Gods (part two)
by ecocentric
Sept 5, 2021 19:54:45 GMT -8
No New Posts Northeast

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

70 353 Ticks - Early Findings and Forecast (2021)
by walkswithblackflies
Jun 16, 2021 6:54:00 GMT -8
No New Posts Mid-Atlantic

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

514 1,409 Sinnemahoning Canyon Vista-Elk State Forest
by jmitch
Sept 17, 2021 11:33:10 GMT -8
No New Posts Southern

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

169 1,574 Kentucky Waterfalls March 28-30, 2021
by ecocentric
Jul 18, 2021 7:45:00 GMT -8
No New Posts International

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

70 267 Mount Elbrus. Mysteries of the First Ascent
by lxng
Aug 28, 2021 9:03:41 GMT -8