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No New Posts The Four Seasons

No, not the singing group.

4 492 Signs of Spring
by Travis
May 21, 2023 12:09:34 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.

19 792 Abstracts (from nature)
by starwalker
May 22, 2023 20:04:25 GMT -8

Community Discussions

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No New Posts Trailhead Register - 13 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

4,923 101,671 Where the !@#$ are We 2022 and Beyond
by driftwoody
Jun 1, 2023 17:06:34 GMT -8
No New Posts The "Good Morning" Thread

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

3 6,801 The "Good Morning" thread, Part 3!
by rebeccad
May 28, 2023 7:59:19 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

332 5,416 The Random Photo Thread
by echo
May 13, 2023 9:00:27 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.

104 616 Looking for hiking partners on May 4th
by swimswithtrout
Apr 30, 2023 17:16:28 GMT -8
No New Posts Trip Reports • Storytelling - 1 Viewing

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

902 5,380 PCT 2023 - SoCal
by starwalker
Jun 1, 2023 15:33:25 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.

519 3,845

Skills and Wisdom

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No New Posts The Gear Closet - 18 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

1,725 30,572 REI’s Current Sale…
by High Sierra Fan
Jun 1, 2023 17:38:28 GMT -8
No New Posts Camp Cooking and Trail Snacks - 1 Viewing

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

218 3,617 Katie Gerber - Trail Food Resources
by BigLoad
May 14, 2023 8:09:46 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.

143 900 Rogan - Epic Story of Animals in North America (Dan Flores)
by walkswithblackflies
Apr 26, 2023 6:01:19 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.

197 3,923 Type 2 diabetes
by rebeccad
May 6, 2023 7:33:40 GMT -8
No New Posts Hiking with Kids

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

33 344 Spring Break in Joshua Tree
by oldbill
Apr 18, 2023 4:20:58 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


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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...

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...

305 2,575 Yosemite got a lot of comes the flooding
by georgeofthej
May 31, 2023 17:08:42 GMT -8
No New Posts Mountain States

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

508 4,463 Colorado Wilderness, July 4, 2023, about 3 hrs from Boulder?
by lennox
May 31, 2023 16:25:26 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

73 365 Hancock Campground, White Mountain National Forest
by walkswithblackflies
May 17, 2023 9:46:59 GMT -8
No New Posts Mid-Atlantic - 1 Viewing

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

581 1,509 Backpacking the Allegheny Front Trail-East Loop
by jmitch
May 31, 2023 13:13:16 GMT -8
No New Posts Southern

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

175 1,607 Mill Springs State Park, near Monticello, Kentucky
by downriver
Apr 23, 2023 12:31:43 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