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No New Posts The Four Seasons

No, not the singing group.

4 428 Winter Scenes
by GaliWalker
Jan 5, 2021 15:18:02 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

Where to find the themed threads all together.

16 665 Reflections
by rebeccad
Jan 6, 2021 11:03:27 GMT -8

Community Discussions

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No New Posts Trailhead Register - 10 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

4,173 83,524 Backpacking fly fishing
by plaidman
Jan 17, 2021 17:01:51 GMT -8
No New Posts The "Good Morning" Thread

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

4 6,489 The "Good Morning" thread, Part 3!
by rebeccad
Jan 15, 2021 16:51:08 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

287 4,843 The Random Art Thread
by sidewinder
Jan 16, 2021 13:10:10 GMT -8
No New Posts Hiking Partners - 1 Viewing

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.

165 809 Do Many of you Hike Alone?
by sidewinder
Jan 15, 2021 8:24:38 GMT -8
No New Posts Trip Reports • Storytelling

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

796 4,614 6 days in the Needles
by cweston
Jan 16, 2021 15:30:29 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 - 8 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.

1,453 25,660 Shoulder season sleeping bag
by johntp
Jan 17, 2021 11:58:21 GMT -8
No New Posts Camp Cooking and Trail Snacks - 2 Viewing

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

207 3,335 Coffee on the Trail
by mk
Jan 13, 2021 14:44:46 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.

69 1,039 Backyard Wildlife
by Deleted
Oct 10, 2020 23:33:27 GMT -8
No New Posts Books and Podcasts

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

125 735 what have you written?
by starwalker
Jan 3, 2021 17:59:24 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.

175 3,711 Bike Packing
by swmtnbackpacker
Jan 17, 2021 13:44:30 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.

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...

14 105 CalTopo - how to snap-to a shared map?
by null
Jan 9, 2021 8:22:50 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

72 478 Oregon Coast Trail Guidebook (+ maps)
by johntp
Dec 5, 2020 11:21:53 GMT -8
No New Posts California, Nevada, …Hawaii!

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

261 2,230 A neat graphic of road/snow levels from NWS
by High Sierra Fan
Dec 26, 2020 10:56:18 GMT -8
No New Posts Mountain States

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

457 3,966 Any snow reports for West Sangres (or nearby) appreciated
by Lamebeaver
Jan 12, 2021 12:00:22 GMT -8
No New Posts Central (MidWest)

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

99 734 Garden of the Gods (part two)
by Travis N Wood
Jan 14, 2021 9:04:29 GMT -8
No New Posts Northeast

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

68 340 Ride wanted in NH, 9/29 or 10/1
by null
Sept 24, 2020 1:40:26 GMT -8
No New Posts Mid-Atlantic

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

476 1,330 ? @ SNP
by bobcat
Jan 17, 2021 17:43:01 GMT -8
No New Posts Southern

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

168 1,565 Ouachita Trail Water Report - Oklahoma Section
by null
Nov 27, 2020 13:51:12 GMT -8
No New Posts International

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

66 261 Where on earth to hike for 2-4 months of warmth and swimming
by Adr1an
Nov 18, 2020 3:28:57 GMT -8