The Basecamp Gallery

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No New Posts The Four Seasons

No, not the singing group.

4 395 Summertime, not in the city
by echo
Jul 29, 2020 19:38:35 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.

16 645 A Room with a View
by Coolkat
Jul 31, 2020 12:27:22 GMT -8

Community Discussions

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No New Posts Trailhead Register - 3 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

3,962 79,286 The Two Word Thread
by desert dweller
Aug 13, 2020 12:26:33 GMT -8
No New Posts The "Good Morning" Thread

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

4 6,289 The "Good Morning" thread, Part 3!
by echo
Aug 11, 2020 9:22:50 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

273 4,686 a Rock Creek and a Convict Creek basin image
by davesenesac
Aug 10, 2020 12:15:28 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.

164 802 Do Many of you Hike Alone?
by kmatjhwy
Jul 30, 2020 17:44:21 GMT -8
No New Posts Trip Reports • Storytelling - 2 Viewing

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

755 4,383 Green Mountain gravel and trail.
by toejam
Aug 9, 2020 12:05:22 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 - 5 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.

1,398 24,638 Stuff Sack Repair
by rangewalker
Aug 12, 2020 8:33:17 GMT -8
No New Posts Camp Cooking and Trail Snacks - 2 Viewing

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

201 3,179 Vegetarian backpacking dish using BBQ sauce
by ErnieW
Aug 12, 2020 5:23:09 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.

68 1,034 Immature bald eagle
by cweston
Aug 5, 2020 6:48:53 GMT -8
No New Posts Books and Podcasts

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

118 702 Empire of Shadows, History of Yellowstone
by reuben
Jun 19, 2020 15:45:31 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.

172 3,669 Peroneal Tendonitis?
by oldbill
Jul 25, 2020 5:50:44 GMT -8
No New Posts Hiking with Kids - 1 Viewing

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...

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

70 473 Great Multi-Day Backpacking Loops
by ghsmith76
Jul 19, 2020 8:59:27 GMT -8
No New Posts California, Nevada, …Hawaii!

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

249 2,173 Yosemite Backpacking Trip
by exileonmainst17
Aug 11, 2020 8:29:53 GMT -8
No New Posts Mountain States

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

448 3,857 Border Photos Arizona-Mexico 1988
by rangewalker
Aug 13, 2020 8:45:37 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 - 1 Viewing

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

67 338 Adirondacks: Is there a trail intersection here?
by bluefish
Aug 8, 2020 13:01:59 GMT -8
No New Posts Mid-Atlantic

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

446 1,277 Tamarack Falls-Loyalsock State Forest
by jmitch
Aug 7, 2020 12:19:11 GMT -8
No New Posts Southern

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

165 1,545 Backpacking Trail In SC
by sjs
Aug 1, 2020 13:46:56 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