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No New Posts The Four Seasons

No, not the singing group.

4 479 Signs of Spring
by hikerchick395
Apr 30, 2022 8:26:00 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.

18 751 Your feet on the trail
by rebeccad
Jul 11, 2022 10:43:40 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

4,709 95,587 Can you see the bird ?
by zeke
Aug 13, 2022 3:40:32 GMT -8
No New Posts The "Good Morning" Thread

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

4 6,774 The "Good Morning" thread, Part 3!
by rebeccad
Aug 11, 2022 6:24:25 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

317 5,244 The Random Photo Thread
by swimswithtrout
Aug 12, 2022 18:06:45 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.

173 843 Yosemite, Oct 2-7: Seavey/Benson/Matterhorn semi-loop
by cweston
Aug 12, 2022 9:56:49 GMT -8
No New Posts Trip Reports • Storytelling

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

870 5,201 Mok Canyon for my birthday
by balzaccom
Aug 12, 2022 16:06:09 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.

Sub-board: Members' Market

1,667 29,543 LOFI wood-burning stove
by texasbb
Aug 11, 2022 17:28:44 GMT -8
No New Posts Camp Cooking and Trail Snacks

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

215 3,569 Low-fuss car camping meals?
by jazzmom
Aug 2, 2022 7:41:08 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.

79 1,095 Okay, mind officially blown. Chickadees brains get bigger
by tallgrass
Apr 25, 2022 3:26:35 GMT -8
No New Posts Books and Podcasts

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

139 871 Sierra Mystery Part three!
by balzaccom
Jul 28, 2022 7:02:59 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.

192 3,884 Positive Lyme test, no symptoms
by Coolkat
Aug 4, 2022 5:16:12 GMT -8
No New Posts Hiking with Kids

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

32 342 FS: boys hiking clothing
by topshot
Apr 6, 2022 15:34:54 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.

39 606 Hiking pants
by FarOutFarley
Jun 17, 2022 19:02:09 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...

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

73 489 Oregon Coast Trail Guidebook (+ maps)
by dayhiker
Jan 26, 2022 7:39:09 GMT -8
No New Posts California, Nevada, …Hawaii!

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

290 2,500 Car safety at Robinson Creek trailhead near Twin Lakes?
by High Sierra Fan
Aug 12, 2022 17:15:10 GMT -8
No New Posts Mountain States

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

501 4,413 5-6 Night Winds Trip - Last week of July -
by oldbill
Aug 2, 2022 9:30:38 GMT -8
No New Posts Central (MidWest)

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

107 811 Centennial Trail SD (North)
by null
Jul 21, 2022 13:00:49 GMT -8
No New Posts Northeast

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

71 360 Mountain Summit Weather Resources for NE Backpackers
by bradmacmt
Jan 4, 2022 6:19:27 GMT -8
No New Posts Mid-Atlantic

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

545 1,460 3 Day Loop Hike in Western PA???
by jmitch
Aug 10, 2022 4:06:37 GMT -8
No New Posts Southern

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

172 1,592 Day Hiking near Huntsville, Alabama???
by downriver
Jun 5, 2022 15:30:40 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