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No New Posts The Four Seasons

No, not the singing group.

4 505 Signs of Spring
by balzaccom
Apr 12, 2024 6:04:09 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.

20 818 Rainy Days
by Coolkat
Mar 28, 2024 9:31:37 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

5,138 107,628 Where the !@#$ are We 2022 and Beyond
by balzaccom
Apr 24, 2024 13:50:01 GMT -8
No New Posts The "Good Morning" Thread

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

3 6,816 The "Good Morning" thread, Part 3!
by echo
Apr 12, 2024 8:30:50 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

344 5,550 The Random Photo Thread
by Coolkat
Apr 23, 2024 8:03:06 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.

105 618 round trip in S utah for solar eclipse
by guilaumus
Aug 25, 2023 1:47:01 GMT -8
No New Posts Trip Reports • Storytelling - 5 Viewing

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

933 5,550 Spring in the Desert
by hikerchick395
Apr 11, 2024 8:15:47 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

1,816 31,707 Bivy plus umbrella?
by dustin
Apr 24, 2024 13:01:52 GMT -8
No New Posts Camp Cooking and Trail Snacks - 1 Viewing

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

219 3,650 Freezer Bag Oatmeal Question
by sarbar
Apr 23, 2024 19:54:34 GMT -8
No New Posts Nature Forum - 3 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.

80 1,108 Tracks and Scats
by Coolkat
Nov 6, 2023 6:29:39 GMT -8
No New Posts Books and Podcasts

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

144 931 What are you currently reading?
by swiftdream
Apr 19, 2024 15:19:20 GMT -8
No New Posts Health and Fitness - 1 Viewing

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.

200 3,950 Arthritis in hip
by trailman1
Apr 23, 2024 7:40:16 GMT -8
No New Posts Hiking with Kids - 1 Viewing

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

33 345 Spring Break in Joshua Tree
by jamesyourbp
Feb 20, 2024 20:07:30 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.

39 608 Underwear
by mk
Nov 14, 2023 15:54:45 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

19 100 Ideas for places to hike in Canada, near Toronto?
by Crockett
Mar 25, 2024 11:04:56 GMT -8
No New Posts Pacific Northwest and Alaska

Washington, Oregon, …Alaska

75 498 Floating "The Nush" in Alaska
by TrailElder
Aug 14, 2023 5:31:43 GMT -8
No New Posts California, Nevada, …Hawaii!

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

316 2,645 Sonora Pass update from Caltrans
by High Sierra Fan
Apr 23, 2024 14:16:58 GMT -8
No New Posts Mountain States - 1 Viewing

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

517 4,575 La Garita Wilderness
by burntfoot
Apr 11, 2024 18:26:10 GMT -8
No New Posts Central (MidWest) - 1 Viewing

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

110 826 Hocking Hills, Ohio (Jan 28, 2024)
by downriver
Feb 1, 2024 19:33:29 GMT -8
No New Posts Northeast

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

75 371 Mount Monadnock, New Hampshire (Nov 23, 2023)
by downriver
Mar 25, 2024 21:11:53 GMT -8
No New Posts Mid-Atlantic - 1 Viewing

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

621 1,559 North Fork Mountain quickie (West Virginia - Apr 19, 2024)
by GaliWalker
Apr 21, 2024 15:42:43 GMT -8
No New Posts Southern

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

177 1,620 Waterfall Trip Report March 16-22, 2024
by rebeccad
Apr 4, 2024 11:51:19 GMT -8
No New Posts International

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

72 273 Trekking in Arrábida Natural Park, Portugal
by bpdanyel
Feb 25, 2024 23:17:04 GMT -8